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Will Aluminum-Bodied Pickup Trucks Cost More To Repair?

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In the face of rising gas prices, many auto manufacturers are pulling out all the stops to make their full-size pickup trucks more fuel-efficient. For instance, Ford’s new F-150 pickup is slated to feature an aluminum body, a first among consumer pickup truck makers. But according to Automotive News, many insurance experts along with some potential truck buyers fear that an aluminum-bodied truck will cost more to fix than a truck with a conventional steel body. CAFE Sets the Stage for Aluminum Use in Pickup Trucks Since the...

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From Tax Write-Offs To Financing: Five Tips For Saving Money When Buying A Commercial Truck

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Whether you own a flower delivery shop, an over-the-road trucking company or any other business that relies on commercial trucks to stay in the black, you will eventually face the expense of buying a new truck. In some cases, you may even need to buy a fleet of commercial trucks. This can be expensive, but with the right strategies, you can save money on this transaction. Here are five tips on keeping the cost down when buying a commercial truck: 1. Always Get Multiple Insurance Quotes Paying for the truck is just a portion of the total cost....

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