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Need to tow a classic? The Big Three bring half-ton diesels to Detroit


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The truck market in the United States is booming, and Detroit’s Big Three are the big winners. GM sold 943,000 trucks in 2017 across midsize and fullsize models from Chevrolet and GMC, while Ford nearly matched that number with F-Series alone (Ford is hoping to surpass GM’s truck sales with the addition of the Ranger). Across town, Ram posted record sales in 2017, marking eight straight years of growth. With so much on the line, competition is fierce, which means more significant light truck product launches at the 2018 North American International Auto Show than we can remember. Chevrolet, Ford, and Ram each launched new powertrains in the Silverado, F-150, and Ram, respectively. And for the first time ever, all three will offer a diesel option. Here are the half-ton highlights:


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