GMC Trailering Academy

Learning to tow an iconic trailer in GMC's powerful pickup truck

Earlier this summer GMC invited us out to Santa Barbara, CA for a unique adventure. We arrived at an airfield housing Cary Grant’s old plane and were met by a gleaming fleet of Airstream trailers. The goal for the day was to latch an Airstream onto the 2014 GMC Sierra and navigate a labyrinthine series of twists, turns and pedal-to-the-floor drag strips to build our …

Interview: Ford Atlas Designers Gordon Platto and Aileen Barraza

The ideations behind the next generation of pick-up trucks

We’ve admired the 2013 Ford Atlas Concept truck since its debut at Detroit’s 2013 North American International Auto Show earlier this year. The Atlas makes a big statement about design, capability, fuel efficiency and technology that’s certain to influence the next generation or two of Ford trucks. On a recent trip to the Motor City we met with chief designer for Ford pickups, Gordon Platto, …

Cool Hunting Video Presents: ICON Bronco

Our latest video explores the workshop where creative minds gives classic trucks new life

For our latest video, the third to premiere at the 99% Conference last week, we drove through the desolate corridor of I-5 to the outskirts of Los Angeles to visit ICON, California’s premiere builder of custom trucks. Newest in the line-up, the ICON Bronco takes the body of a classic 1970s Ford Bronco and rebuilds it from the ground up. All ICON’s trucks maintain the …