March 2022

A South Dakota Ford F-600

Ford has built a medium duty truck since 1948, and it was redesigned for its second generation in 1953 becoming the F-500 and F-600. 1953 was the last year for the long-running Flathead V-8 replaced in 1954 with the 239-cubic-inch Y-block V-8. This 1956 F-600 was found languishing in a backyard in Hosmer, S. D.
(Photo by Jim Meachen)

Barrett-Jackson to auction 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 convertible for charity

(April 1, 2022) SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Barrett-Jackson will auction one of the most highly anticipated Corvettes during the company’s return to South Florida for the 2022 Palm Beach Auction, April 7-9. The first retail production 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible will cross the world-famous auction block on Saturday, April 9, to benefit the Thurgood Marshall College Fund TMCF), the nation’s largest organization exclusively representing Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Predominantly Black Institutions.

Chevrolet’s first pursuit-rated Silverado joins forces with Tahoe PPV

(March 31, 2022) DETROIT — Built on 25 years of success with the Tahoe Police Pursuit Vehicle, Chevrolet debuted its first pursuit-rated Silverado. The 2023 Silverado Police Pursuit Vehicle is a crew-cab, short-bed, four-wheel drive truck designed for high speeds and dynamic capability with the added comfort and ample storage capacity needed for an everyday patrol vehicle.

Lotus introduces Eletre — 'The world’s first electric Hyper-SUV'

(March 31, 2022) LONDON — The ongoing transformation of Lotus to a truly global performance car brand has reached its most significant milestone yet. The all-new and all-electric Lotus Eletre is a striking and progressive Hyper-SUV — the first of a new breed of pure electric SUVs. It takes the core principles and Lotus DNA from more than 70 years of sports car design and engineering, evolving them into a desirable all-new lifestyle car for the next generation of Lotus customers.

SEMA collaborates with Ford's Bronco on all-female vehicle build

(March 30, 2022) DIAMOND BAR, Calif. — The SEMA Businesswomen’s Network (SBN) is kicking off an all-female vehicle build and will modify a Ford Bronco 4-door Wildtrak provided by Bronco Brand, Ford’s outdoor brand of Built Wild and only-4x4 vehicles. The project comes 10 years after SBN led an award-winning all-female Ford Mustang Build, which raised awareness of women working in the automotive industry and brought in dozens of new SBN members.

New, focused Honda Pioneer 1000 Trail, Forest versions unveiled for 2022

(March 30, 2022) As a part of a huge 2022 model-year power sports product announcement, Honda has revealed the bulk of its rec/utility side-by-side lineup, including the improved Pioneer 1000 platform and the returning midsize Pioneer 700. The entry-level Pioneer 500 and Pioneer 520 were announced in November.

New 2023 Ford F-150 Rattler offers distinctive styling, off-road capability

(March 30, 2022) DEARBORN, Mich., — Ford has introduced the F-150 Rattler, a distinctive, rugged, entry-level addition to its 2023 F-150 lineup for adventure-seeking customers looking for a stylish truck with standard four-wheel drive for exceptional off-road capability.