Posts tagged as: F-150

Ford To Restart F-150 Production Line After Supplier Fire

Ford says it will restart production of its popular F-150 pickup truck on Friday. The automaker ceased manufacturing of the F-150 at its plants in Dearborn, Michigan and outside Kansas City, Missouri — the only two plants that make the truck — earlier this month after a fire broke out at a supplier’s facility. Ford […]

Ford Gets Fuel Mileage Increase on New F-150 Truck Models

A new 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine and 10-speed transmission make the 2017 Ford F-150 as much as 2 mpg more efficient than the current version, Ford said today. The 4×2 version of the F-150 is EPA-rated at 25 mpg in highway driving, 18 mpg in city driving and 21 mpg combined. Each of those figures is […]

U.S. Gov’t Investigating Brake Failures In 420,000 Ford F-150s

The U.S. government is investigating complaints about brake failures on Ford Motor Co.’s F-150 pickup, the best-selling vehicle in the nation. About 420,000 of pickups with 3.5-liter, six-cylinder engines from the 2013 and 2014 model years could be prone to brake failures, according to documents posted Friday on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s website. […]

Ford Wins the 2015 Altair Enlighten Award for Innovation in Automotive Vehicle

Altair together with the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) has announced Ford Motor Company as the winner of the 3rd annual Altair Enlighten Award for its use of various lightweight materials to minimize weight of the 2015 Ford F-150. The award was presented today during the 2015 CAR Management Briefing Seminars (MBS) in Traverse City, […]

Trimmer All Aluminum Ford F-150 Pickup Starts Rolling Off the Assembly Line

One of the biggest bets Ford has taken in years is rolling off the Dearborn Truck Plant, four miles from the company’s headquarters. Ford is using the aluminum almost exclusively in the body of the 2015 version of its best-selling F-150 pickup By switching from conventional steel bodies to aluminum, Ford engineers were able to trim as […]

Ford Announces Pricing For the New Aluminum F-150 Truck

Ford has announced pricing on its groundbreaking new aluminum F-150 truck, due to reach dealers later this year. Though cheaper models will see only a modest increase in price over current, non-aluminum models, the price of Ford’s high-end editions will jump by more than $3,000. The new 2015 F-150 XL will start at $26,615, while […]

7 of 10 Pickups Will Sport Aluminum Bodies by 2025

The majority of pickups manufactured within the next decade will have aluminum bodies, according to a study commissioned by the Aluminum Association. Production of aluminum is estimated to grow steadily over the next 50 years, with 75 percent of all pickups having aluminum bodies and closures by 2025, according to the study conducted for the […]

2014 Ford F-150 Tremor Sports V8 Performance But Drinks Like a V6

Ford’s F-150 Tremor will be pacing this weekend’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Michigan International Speedway. The Tremor is the hot-rod pickup in the Ford F-Series lineup Where the F-150 Raptor is designed to go quick on anything, the Tremor and its 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 are designed to tackle the road. The 3.5-liter EcoBoost twin-turbo […]

Halo 4 Infinity Challenge – Win a 2013 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor

Halo 4’s episodic co-op campaign Spartan Ops will go on hiatus next week, concluding in January with the final five episodes of season one. Microsoft is also teaming up with Virgin gaming on the “Halo 4 Infinity Challenge,” which has a V8-powered 2013 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor, along with an appearance in a future Halo […]

Sprint and Ford Team for Work Tour

As part of its involvement with Ford Motor Company’s Ford Work Solutions product offering announced earlier this year, Sprint is taking a Ford F-150 truck on the road, equipped with a full suite of Ford Work Solutions (FWS) applications. Sprint is inviting field workers, construction professionals and others at conventions, trade shows and other events […]

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