NASHVILLE – Pickup trucks are such a big part of Americana that it seems odd to hear a designer of one speak with an English accent. Britain has produced plenty of car designers, but so few pickup designers that you likely could fit them all in the bed of a Dodge Dakota and still have room for a few bags of cement. ’05 Dodge Dakota at Nashville’s NFL football stadium. Yet the chief designer of the ’05 Dakota is British-born Cliff Wilkins, who has worked for DaimlerChrysler AG’s ...

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