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Workhorse unveiled its W-15 PHEV pickup for the first time on May 2.

Workhorse's W-15 PHEV Pickup

Workhorse gave the first public viewing of its W-15 plug-in hybrid pickup at the ACT Expo conference in Long Beach, Calif. The vehicle provides 80 miles of electric range with a powertrain that also includes a gasoline engine that functions as a generator. Read more here. Photos by Chris Brown and Paul Clinton.

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The three-quarter-ton Ram 2500 is available in eight trim grades

FCA's 2017 Ram 2500 Tradesman

The 2017 Ram 2500 Tradesman is a commercial workhorse that's available in eight trim grades with three engine options. View photos of the rear-wheel regular cab model with the long box. Photos by Vince Taroc.

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Alliance AutoGas technicians converted this F-150 to run on propane autogas.

2017 Work Truck Show in Pictures

The 2017 Work Truck Show offers up an array of new trucks, engines, and other commercial vehicle announcements. The show runs from March 14 to 17 in Indianapolis. Read our coverage here. Photos by Chris Brown, David Cullen, Lauren Fletcher, and courtesy of Blossman and NTEA.

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This truck is rated at 11,500 pounds GVW.

Ford's 2017 F-350

Ford redesigned its Super Duty trucks to add towing capability and reduce about 300 pounds of weight with aluminum body panels. Here's a closer look at the 2017 F-350 4x4 Crew Cab XL with the 6.7L Power Stroke V-8 diesel. Here's a gallery of the 2017 F-250. Photos by Vince Taroc.

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The truck will include a Tow/Haul mode and smart diesel exhaust braking.

Chevrolet's 2017 Silverado 2500HD

General Motors' Chevrolet Silverado 2500 adds a 6.6L V-8 turbo-diesel engine and a hood air intake port for the 2017 model year. Take a closer look at the 2500 LT Double Cab with 4WD. Read our driving impressions here. Photos by Vince Taroc.

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The 2017 F-250 crew cab is rated at 10,000 pounds GVWR.

Ford's 2017 F-250

Ford's redesign of its Super Duty trucks adds strength and capability, while reducing about 300 pounds of weight with extensive use of aluminum body panels. Here's a closer look at the 2017 F-250 4x4 Crew Cab Platinum that's powered by the 6.7L Power Stroke V-8 diesel. Read more here. Photos by Vince Taroc.

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The 3500HD arrives for 2017 with a new diesel engine and improved air intake system.

Chevrolet's 2017 Silverado 3500HD

The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado HD lineup adds a new 6.6L V-8 turbo-diesel paired with an Allison 6-speed automatic transmission. The trucks also add an air intake in the hood. Here's a closer look at the Silverado 3500 LT crew cab 4WD with dual rear wheels. Read more about the new engine herePhotos by Vince Taroc.

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The Stellar 7621 Telescopic Service Crane was mounted on a Stellar service body and constructed by Pomona, Calif.-based Phenix Enterprises. (Photo: Mike Antich)

How to Operate a Crane

Bobit Business Media received a visit from Stellar Industries, a manufacturer of hydraulic truck-mounted equipment, and Phenix Enterprises, a custom truck builder, at our office in Torrance, Calif. on Nov. 29th, 2016.

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The Acadia is a front-wheel drive mid-size SUV with optional all-wheel drive.

GMC's 2017 Acadia

A smaller 2017 GMC Acadia arrives 700 pounds lighter with 7.2 inches less overall length and a 7.4-inch shorter wheelbase, moves that have improved city and highway fuel economy. Read our driving impressions here. Photos by Vince Taroc.

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Chevrolet Colorado ZR2

2016 L.A. Auto Show: Trucks and Vans

Plenty of work-ready trucks and vans were on display in Los Angeles, including high-end heavy duty pickups that get the job done in style. Read full coverage here. Photos by Chris Brown, Paul Clinton, Thi Dao, Amy Hercher-Winter, Andy Lundin, Roselynne Reyes, and Chris Wolski.

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