Pickup trucks in the U.S. have trended for years toward the bigger, brawnier and more expensive. Now, Ford Motor is reversing course with plans to sell a diminutive truck with a price tag similar to that of a compact car. Ford yesterday revealed the Maverick, a pickup truck with a body comparable in size to a compact SUV, such as a Ford Escape. Its starting price of $19,995 will make it the least-expensive vehicle in Ford's U.S. lineup when it goes on sale this fall... General Motors will build some 2021 full-size pickups and SUVs without the automatic stop-start fuel-saving feature because of the global microchip shortage, the automaker said yesterday. The feature, which turns off the engine when the vehicle isn't moving, will no longer be available on select models of the 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban, GMC Yukon and Yukon XL and Cadillac Escalade and Escalade ESV SUVs. It will also be unavailable on certain light-duty Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups...