News and information about Ford trucks...
Dec. 12, 2012 |
Ford Motor Co. is beefing up the towing and payload capacities of its F-Series Super Duty trucks for the 2013 model year, along with improvements to its braking system. For starters, Ford is raising the conventional towing capacity of the SuperDuty to 18,500 lbs., while boosting payload capability...
Oct. 22, 2012 |
Alliance AutoGas said it has received additional approvals from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to install is Prins VSI system on Ford 2012 and 2013 models. The Prins VSI converts conventional gasoline vehicles to run on propane autogas. Ten Ford models can now be converted. They are:...
Dec. 2, 2013 |
New federal MPG rules for vehicle manufacturers are no doubt leading to much innovation in engineering and manufacturing across the GVW spectrum. Of course, most if not all the development work to produce new trucks that will emit fewer greenhouse gases while operating more fuel-efficiently now...
Jul. 27, 2012 |
Ford Motor Co.’s longtime head of global product development is retiring this year, part of a widespread change within the company’s executive ranks. Derrick Kuzak, group vice president-global product development, and Lewis Booth, executive vice president & CFO – both 30 year veterans of the...
Feb. 16, 2012 |
Landi Renzo USA has received California Air Resources Board (CARB) certification to sell is dedicated compressed natural gas engine in Ford pickups. The order authorizes Landi Renzo to install its CNG system in 2014 model year Ford F-450, F-550, and F-650 vehicles with the Ford 6.8L engine...
Sep. 12, 2013 |
ROMEO, MI. “Continuous improvement to the [light-duty] Ford F-150 never stops,” Jackie Dimarco, F-150 chief engineer, declared during a media test-drive event held here yesterday at the OEM’s Michigan Proving Ground (MPG). Key improvements of particular appeal to commercial fleet buyers of pickups...
Sep. 20, 2013 |
Ford Motor Co. held a commercial vehicle showcase at its Dearborn, MI, headquarters last week. Here are some of the vehicles on display...
Dec. 12, 2011 |
From Fleet News: Fuel economy is becoming a valuable marketing tool for van manufacturers...
Sep. 17, 2013 |
The Environmental Protection Agency has certified the Icom North America JTG II propane liquid injection system for installation in model-year 2014 Ford truck platforms with the 6.8L Ford engine...
Aug. 13, 2013 |