Jalopnik's 2009 Pickup Truck Comparison Head-To-Head Jubilee Event…

We've had an abnormally high number of pickup truck first drives recently — the 2009 Ford F-150 » 11/14/08 2:35pm 11/14/08 2:35pm, the , the and the . Why? Because we've been working in conjunction with to bring you a full blown comparison on the 2009 models of every half-ton truck currently for sale in the 'merican market and here it is. It's got…

Ford F-150 Raptor Hits The Trail For More Video Teaser Action

Like other outlets » 10/31/08 2:01pm 10/31/08 2:01pm, we too received a special "CONFIDENTIAL" package via DHL from Ford SVT this morning. Inside was a CD with the following video clip of the Ford being put through its paces in some unnamed desert. Looks like the truck is able to gobble up some pretty serious terrain at some pretty serious speeds.…

Ford, PML Flightlink Hauling Plug-in Hybrid F-150 Pickup To SEMA

PML and Ford have been palling around for a while now, most recently to develop the Volvo Recharge C30 concept » 10/24/08 4:10pm 10/24/08 4:10pm. Now they've gone in on an in-wheel electric drive plug-in hybrid concept coming to . The in-wheel motors are a clever brushed pancake design that act as a part of the wheel and not just another add-in…

New Ford F-150, Dodge Ram Split Confusing Texas Truck Awards

Considering the tremendous capabilities and competency displayed by the 2009 Ford F-150 » 10/21/08 10:00am 10/21/08 10:00am, it's anything but a surprise the truck has been awarded the Truck of Texas title by the Texas Auto Writers Association, making it the sixth year in a row Ford has owned those bragging rights. It was a good year for Ford and no…

Ford To Offer Trade-In Cash Back, Financing Incentives, Kitchen Sink To…

Ford will be offering new incentives to those trading in their old truck for a new 2009 Ford F-150 » 10/14/08 10:00am 10/14/08 10:00am. Buyers can choose from either $2000 in addition to the value of their trade-in, or 6.9% financing . If that doesn't work, Alan Mulally will personally give you either his first-born child, or 15 minutes with his wife…

2009 F-150 Already Showing Up In Showrooms, Marketing Launch Moved Up

Ford has apparently seen stocks of existing F-150 trucks depleted more quickly than expected, leading the Dearborn automaker to move up the marketing launch of its critical 2009 Ford F-150 » 10/07/08 9:40am 10/07/08 9:40am by a month to November — after moving it back by two months from October to December. Confusing? Yeah, but considering the…

2009 Ford F-150 Pricing To Start At $21,320 For Regular Cab XL

For all eleven of you truck buyers left out there, Ford has finally dumped all of the details on the 2009 Ford F-150 » 9/18/08 5:40pm 9/18/08 5:40pm, and now, pricing. As we told you earlier, the and a 3,030 lb payload capacity, but what about that pricing? The F-150 XL entry model kicks things off with a 4.2 liter V8 and a four speed auto for…

2009 Ford F-150 Keeps Towing, Payload Crown, Draws Even On Fuel Economy…

Despite the 2009 Ford F-150 » 9/18/08 1:20pm 9/18/08 1:20pm being revealed at the way back in January, we're just now finding out the meat and potatoes numbers truck buys look for. Although we'd already heard the numbers on the , we can now add maximum payload and fuel economy to the list. Our pals over at have put together an exhaustive rundown…

2009 Ford F-150 Gets Top Tow Rating Of 11,300 Pounds

Ford has announced that the redesigned 2009 F-150 pickup will have best-in-class towing capacity of 11,300 pounds, up 300 pounds from the 2008 model, according to PickupTrucks.com. The weight rating is 500 pounds greater than that found on its nearest competitor, the Toyota Tundra, and marks an important competitive… » 8/05/08 1:00pm 8/05/08 1:00pm

2009.5 Ford F-150 Diesel Spotted, Could Produce 350 HP

Ford is out and about testing the 2009.5 Ford F-150 Diesel, this time with sheetmetal more suiting to the 2009 model year. As proof that this is the new diesel-powered F-150, the photographers from KGP managed to snap pictures of the "DIESEL FUEL ONLY" strip over the gauge cluster, the telltale slotted/sideways… » 7/18/08 3:15pm 7/18/08 3:15pm

2010 Ford F-150 Raptor Spotted Not Going Off-Road

Ford's "Raptor", the road-ready yet also apparently ready-for-Baja racer version of the 2009 Ford F-150 has been spotted not utilizing its big ol' suspension and tires. Some are suggesting the truck's future may be in jeopardy, what with above-four-dollar gas and all. But it would be something of a shame if this never… » 7/08/08 9:40am 7/08/08 9:40am