Modern Trucks

The Modern Trucks Channel contains information, photos and specs on recent truck lineups. Learn all about modern trucks.

How Repo Trucks Work

Did you know that an experienced repo man (or woman) can hook up a vehicle and drive off in about 10 seconds -- all without ever leaving the truck's cab? How do they do it?

Ford Trucks

Ford Motor Company started out with a bang in the early 1900s, but it had a hard time popularizing its first trucks. When the market finally caught up though, there was no stopping them. Read this richly-detailed history of one of the greatest auto ideas of all time.

2000-2007 Ford Trucks

Improved offerings and added options are Ford's focus this century. The Excursion, Super Duty truck, and F-250 were some of the new additions. Learn more about 2000-2007 Ford trucks and see truck photos at HowStuffWorks.

1990-1999 Ford Trucks

Ford Explorer arrived as other models left and several 1990-1999 Ford trucks were redesigned. This was also the last year for Ford's faithful C-Series trucks. Get more info and see truck photos at HowStuffWorks.

1980-1989 Ford Trucks

The 1980-1989 Ford Trucks were more focused on fuel efficiency. Ford changed the truck style and engines in the 1980s. The Ford F-Series pickup was also restyled for the new decade. See photos and learn more about 1980-1989 Ford trucks.

How does a jet truck work?

Shockwave, a triple jet-engine truck, holds the Guinness record for jet-truck speed at 376 miles per hour. Find out how it works.