Refit and Refined: 49 percent of newer pickups are modified with specialty parts, says SEMA report

California, United States – New research from the Speciality Equipment Market Association (SEMA) suggests that nearly half of all late-model pickup owners have modified their pickups, with these drivers considering even more modifications in the future. “The pickup truck market is the largest segment of the specialty-automotive aftermarket and a key opportunity for businesses,” said […]

Triple Threat: Ford submits three-sectioned, side-hinged tailgate patent

Washington, D.C. – Ford has submitted a new patent to the U.S. Patent Office, with documents suggesting the automaker has a tailgate with three separate sections—the middle one opening in a side-hinge style—up its sleeve. In the patent documents shared by CarBuzz, Ford’s unnamed tailgate design is divided into three sections horizontally. The middle section […]