Pickup truck http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23175/all en CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-US auto sales close out 2012 on positive note http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/corrected-update-3-us-auto-sales-close-out-2012-positive-note <p>(Removes reference to 2012 in paragraph 5, to make clear that entire paragraph refers to 2013 industry projections) * Industry on pace to turn in best year since 2007 * Toyota, Honda gained market share in 2012 * Toyota's U.S. December sales up 9 pct, GM up 5 pct * Economic uncertainty in 2013 may dampen sales By Bernie Woodall and Ben Klayman DETROIT, Jan 3 (Reuters) - U.S.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/corrected-update-3-us-auto-sales-close-out-2012-positive-note" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automotive industry Bankruptcy Business Car classifications Chrysler Group LLC Company Affiliates Company Competitor Conference Call Ford Motor Co Ford Motor Company General Motors General Motors Co GM Honda Honda Motor Co Ltd. Hyundai Motor Company Late-2000s financial crisis Natural Disaster Nissan Motors Person Career Person Location Pickup truck Quotation Toyota Toyota Motor Corp Transport United States Volkswagen Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 04:15:30 +0000 5731097 at http://www.globalpost.com Arrest made in case of Hamilton, Ont., man missing after pickup truck test drive http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130511/arrest-made-case-hamilton-ont-man-missing-after-pickup-truck <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>HAMILTON - Police say a Toronto man has been charged in connection with the case of missing Hamilton, Ont., man who disappeared after taking two men on a test drive of his pickup truck.</p> <p>Tim Bosma was reported missing Monday night after two men arrived at his home for a test drive of his black 2007 Dodge Ram pickup, which Bosma had listed for sale online.</p> <p>Hamilton police Supt. Dan Kinsella told a news conference the male suspect was arrested without incident while driving in Mississauga, west of Toronto.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130511/arrest-made-case-hamilton-ont-man-missing-after-pickup-truck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dan Kinsella Land transport Law National security Pickup truck Road transport Search warrant Security Social Issues Technology Transport Warrants The Canadian Press Sat, 11 May 2013 17:31:14 +0000 5835702 at http://www.globalpost.com Wife of man killed after test drive says she is broken as part of her is gone http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130515/accused-be-charged-murder-hamilton-ont-test-drive-death <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>HAMILTON - The wife of a man who was killed after posting his truck for sale online and taking a test drive with two men says she is trying not to fall apart, for the sake of their two-year-old daughter.</p> <p>Hamilton police believe 32-year-old Tim Bosma was killed May 6, some time after leaving his house on the test drive, and his body was found this week, burned beyond recognition.</p> <p>His wife, Sharlene Bosma, made a tearful public statement today, saying that when police told her about her husband's fate it was the "most horrifying day" of her life.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130515/accused-be-charged-murder-hamilton-ont-test-drive-death" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dellen Millard Pickup truck Sharlene Technology The Canadian Press Wed, 15 May 2013 12:30:32 +0000 5838185 at http://www.globalpost.com New GM chief Mary Barra starts off with pickup launch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140113/new-gm-chief-mary-barra-starts-pickup-launch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Mary Barra, the first woman ever chosen to lead a major car company, kicked off her tenure as General Motors CEO Sunday with the launch of a distinctly un-feminine vehicle: a new pickup truck.</p> <p>Barra, named last month to lead the world's second largest auto maker, doesn't officially take charge until Thursday.</p> <p>But she was already in the driver's seat Sunday as GM introduced two new truck models for the annual Detroit auto show.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140113/new-gm-chief-mary-barra-starts-pickup-launch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business General Motors General Motors Mary Barra Pickup truck Technology Transport AFP Mon, 13 Jan 2014 08:45:47 +0000 6041540 at http://www.globalpost.com