In a December 14th interview Ford Motor Company CEO Mark Fields told with NPR radio host Ari Shapiro that the company has “plans to have a rear-wheel drive hybrid truck but the end of the decade.”
America’s auto industry posted marginal losses in the month of August, while the daily sales rate and seasonally adjusted annualized rate soared. In August 2014, U.S. auto sales figures actually included sales from September’s high-volume Labour Day weekend.
Body-on-frame construction gives customizers free range to do all kinds of wacky things; like turn a truck "backwards" so the driver looks out across the bed and the rear wheels do the steering. Who would do something like that? Apparently, this guy named Roy.
Ford is still reporting an overall sales drop of 6% last month from February 2013, but F-Series sales totaled 55,882, making it the best February for Ford pickups in eight years.
1970's Ford F-Series languishes alongside a rare Jeep CJ-6 and some sort of "non-truck" in Vieques, Puerto Rico. [underwhelmer/Flickr, 2009]
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The 2011 Ford Super Duty's a gamble. Ford's newest heavy hauler abandons the well-known Navistar-supplied Powerstroke diesel for a brand new all-Ford designed powerplant supposedly delivering monstrous power, squeaky-clean emissions, better fuel economy and the same price. Seems suspiciously impressive.
Ford's big profit fiesta won't be the dinky li'l car almost finished moving around 'merica. No, the bread n' butter for FoMoCo is the trucks. The first look at their newest — the 2011 Ford Super Duty — below.
Parsing the sales numbers from May, the boys at Cars.com put together this month's list of the top ten best selling cars. They found lower gas prices increase U.S. sales of trucks and SUVs. America! Truck yeah!
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…
No, not that kind of Toby Keith hose problem — the only way to fix that problem is with Viagra. And really, that doesn't fix it, it just makes the problem a bit more hard. No, what we're really talking about is Ford recalling more than 655,000 Ford F-150 and Lincoln Mark LT pickup trucks to fix some bad brake hoses…
The first thought that comes to mind when taking a step back to look at the Geiger F650 is that this mechanical monstrosity is gonna be mighty thirsty for fuel. While it may not be powered by mere petrol, keep in mind that in most places diesel fuel actually costs more nowadays. Sure, you get over 737 lb-ft of torque…