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Each week automotive journalist Tim Esterdahl brings you the latest news and reviews of the U.S. pickup and SUV market. There are weekly guests and off-beat discussions on a variety of topics.

Each week automotive journalist Tim Esterdahl brings you the latest news and reviews of the U.S. pickup and SUV market. There are weekly guests and off-beat discussions on a variety of topics.
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Each week automotive journalist Tim Esterdahl brings you the latest news and reviews of the U.S. pickup and SUV market. There are weekly guests and off-beat discussions on a variety of topics.

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English


Episodes

Is Diesel a Future Fuel? A Discussion with Allen Schaeffer, Diesel Technology Forum

7/17/2018
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Allen Schaeffer of the Diesel Technology Forum joins Tim to discuss the current state of diesel and its future. We talk about how clean and quiet diesel engines are becoming as well as how they are working on a renewable diesel fuel. Yeah, really! This isn’t your grandfather’s diesel engine. The post Is Diesel a Future Fuel? A Discussion with Allen Schaeffer, Diesel Technology Forum appeared first on Pickup Truck +SUV Talk.

Duration:00:22:13

Episode 72 – FCA Merger, Car Guys Reviewing Pickups, Jaguar I-Pace Mind Blown

7/10/2018
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On this week’s edition, Jill and Tim discuss the latest rumors around a possible FCA and Hyundai merger, the second quarter pickup sales results, pricing for the 2019 Chevy Silverado all before Tim rants about a few recent terrible and inaccurate reviews of the Chevy Colorado ZR2. Next, fan Brandon Rettig joins the show to […] The post Episode 72 – FCA Merger, Car Guys Reviewing Pickups, Jaguar I-Pace Mind Blown appeared first on Pickup Truck +SUV Talk.

Duration:00:59:33

Episode 71 – Ram TRX Confirmed, Ram HD, FCA Recall, Ford F-350 Super Duty, Luxury Mid-Size Pickups

6/1/2018
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On this episode of Pickup Truck + SUV Talk, Tim goes into the breaking news from FCA about the future of the Ram Rebel TRX and the next generation of Ram Heavy-Duty pickups. Then, he discusses how poorly he is at backing up a trailer with his ’62 Chevy and how the 2018 Ford F-350 […] The post Episode 71 – Ram TRX Confirmed, Ram HD, FCA Recall, Ford F-350 Super Duty, Luxury Mid-Size Pickups appeared first on Pickup Truck Talk.

Duration:00:21:47

Episode 70 – Ford Kills Cars, 2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke Diesel First Drive

4/27/2018
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This week’s podcast is all about Ford and a little bit of everybody else. First, Jill Ciminillo and Tim Esterdahl discuss the latest news of Ford killing their entire car lineup except for the Mustang and a Chinese-built Focus. Jill thinks this is terrible news, meanwhile Tim thinks this is a great business decision. Which […] The post Episode 70 – Ford Kills Cars, 2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke Diesel First Drive appeared first on Pickup Truck Talk.

Duration:00:28:32

Episode 69 – Why Read Reviews, Ford F-150 Diesel News, Muddy Jeep Wrangler, GMC Canyon Denali Nicer

4/20/2018
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Do you read reviews before you buy something? Does reading the review change your viewpoint? Recently, a new Ford EcoSport came out and the timing didn’t allow for automotive journalists to review it prior to being sold on dealer lots. Do you think this impacted the SUVs sales? Also, the 2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke […] The post Episode 69 – Why Read Reviews, Ford F-150 Diesel News, Muddy Jeep Wrangler, GMC Canyon Denali Nicer appeared first on Pickup Truck Talk.

Duration:00:31:09

Episode 68 – Car Subscriptions, Colorado Bison, Hyundai Kona

4/13/2018
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This week’s show is a lot of “did you know” items being brought to your attention. First, did you know you there is going to be another way to have a car? You will soon be able to “subscribe” to it. Seriously! Next, did you know Chevy is considering building a new Colorado called the […] The post Episode 68 – Car Subscriptions, Colorado Bison, Hyundai Kona appeared first on Pickup Truck Talk.

Duration:00:28:00

Episode 67 – Jeep Wrangler Pickup, Ford Bronco, SUV Height, Toyota Tundra

4/6/2018
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This week’s edition of the Pickup Truck + SUV Talk podcast features thoughts on the upcoming Jeep Wrangler Scrambler pickup and Ford Bronco with some new visual renderings out there. Also, Jill and Tim debate whether baby boomers love sedans or SUVs for entry/exit reasons. Finally, Tim talks about his weekly press loan, a 2018 […] The post Episode 67 – Jeep Wrangler Pickup, Ford Bronco, SUV Height, Toyota Tundra appeared first on Pickup Truck Talk.

Duration:00:25:38

Nuts and Bolts – 2019 Ram 1500 5.7L HEMI First Drive

3/30/2018
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Listen in to Jill Ciminillo and Tim Esterdahl taking a closer look at the 2019 Ram 1500 fresh off a recent media drive. The new pickup has a lot of new features, styling and powertrain options that you will want to know about. Our hosts break down these features and the ones they really loved […] The post Nuts and Bolts – 2019 Ram 1500 5.7L HEMI First Drive appeared first on Pickup Truck Talk.

Duration:00:15:04

Episode 66 – NYIAS Wrap, GMC Sierra AT4, VW Tanoak, Lincoln Aviator, Lexus UX, Toyota RAV4

3/30/2018
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Back from a quick trip to the Big Apple, Jill Ciminillo and Tim Esterdahl break down the news from the 2018 New York International Auto Show with specific discussion on the new GMC Sierra 1500 AT4, VW Atlas Tanoak Pickup concept, Lincoln Aviator, Lexus UX Concept, Toyota RAV4 and the Cadillac XT4. Tim also discusses […] The post Episode 66 – NYIAS Wrap, GMC Sierra AT4, VW Tanoak, Lincoln Aviator, Lexus UX, Toyota RAV4 appeared first on Pickup Truck Talk.

Duration:00:43:03

Episode 65 – Work Truck Show Recap, 2019 GMC Sierra Unveiled and More!

3/20/2018
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Announcing IMPROVED AUDIO! Seriously, we think we improved it. Let us know. Anyway, on this week’s show we are recapping the Work Truck Show news including the new Chevrolet Silverado 4500, 5500 and 6500 trucks. Also, Jill and Tim break down the new 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 and give you some initial thoughts. Listen to […] The post Episode 65 – Work Truck Show Recap, 2019 GMC Sierra Unveiled and More! appeared first on Pickup Truck Talk.

Duration:00:32:35

Episode 64 – Average SUV, Truck Price, Ram Recall, 2018 Ram 1500 Review

2/23/2018
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Can you believe these SUV and truck purchase prices? Plus, Ram has a big recall for column-shifted pickups slipping out of park. Finally, Jill Ciminillo gets some seat time in a 2018 Ram 1500 Tungsten edition and while a new pickup is on the horizon, it is clear to both Tim and Jill just how […] The post Episode 64 – Average SUV, Truck Price, Ram Recall, 2018 Ram 1500 Review appeared first on Pickup Truck Talk.

Duration:00:30:52

Episode 63 – New Toyota TRD Pros Coming, Stripped Down 2018 Nissan Frontier, 2019 Jeep Cherokee First Drive

1/29/2018
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What is Toyota up to? Stripped down mid-size trucks still exist? Thank goodness the front end of the 2019 Jeep Cherokee got redesigned! Listen in as veteran automotive journalists Jill Ciminillo and Tim Esterdahl talk about each of these items and more! Show Notes: Tim Esterdahl on Twitter – @testerdahl Jill Ciminillo on Twitter – […] The post Episode 63 – New Toyota TRD Pros Coming, Stripped Down 2018 Nissan Frontier, 2019 Jeep Cherokee First Drive appeared first on Pickup Truck Talk.

Duration:00:30:36