Severe winter weather made many central Texas roads impassable this week, but that didn’t stop the Ford F-Series team from demonstrating the power and capability of its new Super Duty pickups — including the all-new F-450 — for automotive media from around North America.
For 30 years, Ford F-Series has been the undisputed leader in the Lone Star State and commands more than a third of Texas’ full-size pickup market share. It outsells all General Motors full-size pickups in total as (...) > Full story
The Ford F-Series has again been crowned the winner of the Best Truck award in the annual AutoWeek Readers’ Choice Awards. The selections are profiled in the November 6 issue of the automotive enthusiast weekly magazine.
The 2006 honor marked the ninth time the Ford F-Series lineup claimed the award, including eight consecutive years. An online poll asked readers to name their favorites during a six-week period. This is the 16 th year AutoWeek editors have turned to readers to share (...) > Full story
This 2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty was given an off-road makeover and a 10’ lift by Fabtech of Chino, CA. The truck is on display this week as part of Ford Motor Company’s SEMA show in Las Vegas.
If you happen by the Ford Motor Company display at the 2006 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas next week, you might think you’ve wandered into the Ford section of one of the many thousands of aftermarket companies that fill the hall. On the contrary, the company that builds two of the most accessorized vehicles in the country, the F-150 pickup and the Mustang, is just claiming its rightful share of the $34 billion vehicle personalization market.
Three “championship-level” 2007 Ford vehicles – the Ford Shelby GT500, Ford Edge and Ford F-150 FX2 Sport – have been selected to pace the three Ford Championship Weekend races at Homestead-Miami Speedway, site of NASCAR’s season-ending events.
Dan Davis, director of Ford Racing Technology; Curtis Gray, president of Homestead-Miami Speedway; and Matt Kenseth, the 2003 NASCAR Nextel Cup champion and a contender for this year’s title, were all on hand at the race track today to help (...) > Full story
Ford has announced that they will launch a F-150 pick-up with diesel engine in 2008 or 2009 and it will be probably the first light-duty pick-up with a diesel engien in North America unless Toyota or Nissan pulls off a surprise.
The F-150 will be powered by a 3.6 liter V8 diesel engine, the same used by the Land Rover Range Rover SUV sold in Europe.
Ford’s diesel team has not made a final decision about the diesel F-150’s emissions system. Ford could go with urea injection to clean up (...) > Full story