2019 Ford Ranger

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New on sister site PickupTrucks.com this week: Ford throws an employee party to kick off production of the 2019 Ranger; the Texas Auto Writers Association chooses the 2019 Ram 1500 as the Truck of Texas; and Nissan upgrades the Titan XD — and its prices — for 2019.

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Driving a Ranger Is Partying

As production of the U.S.-spec Ranger begins, Ford threw a party for its employees — including an off-road course — to show off the Ranger’s abilities.

Truck of Texas

The Texas Auto Writers Association named the 2019 Ram 1500 as Truck of Texas after testing 57 qualifying vehicles over two days.

Titan XD Upgrades Features, Price

Nissan announced some minor features upgrades to the 2019 Titan XD, which in turn cause corresponding price increases.

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