1001 Truck & Van Ideas was started by publisher Gordon Behn and Argus Publishers Corporation. The original business was at 12301 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, California.
The magazine began as a quarterly title, but quickly moved to bi-monthly then monthly. The first issue was Winter, 1975, and the editor was George Elliott who also oversaw Off-Road and Volkswagen Greats titles.
In 1979, the magazine was re-titled to Sport Trucking. Numbering continued with the new publication.
Argus had a slew of other competitors with light duty van and truck content including Vans & Trucks and Truckin'.
A total of 40 issues were produced from Winter, 1975 through August, 1979. All cover images are complete.