|ALL-NEW FORD F-SERIES SUPER DUTY BRINGS $1.3 BILLION INVESTMENT, 2,000 NEW JOBS TO KENTUCKY TRUCK PLANT|
|◾Kentucky Truck Plant creates jobs and makes investment to help support production of the all-new F-Series Super Duty – the toughest, smartest, most capable Super Duty truck lineup ever
◾$1.3 billion investment supports an all-new body shop, facility upgrades and retooling to build the new truck
◾Ford has invested more than $1.5 billion in the commonwealth of Kentucky and the city of Louisville since 2014
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec. 1, 2015 – Ford Motor Company, America's truck leader, wil...[Read more...]|
|FROM SALT SPREADERS TO ATV PLATFORMS: FORD TOUGH TESTS ALL-NEW SUPER DUTY CARGO BOXES WITH AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT|
|◾Ford engineers tough tested the high-strength, military-grade, aluminum-alloy cargo box of the all-new 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty with popular aftermarket equipment, ranging from glass racks to salt spreaders to ATV carriers
◾Testing was performed virtually using supercomputers to predict robustness and with maximum-loaded aftermarket equipment over some of the most extreme road surfaces available, from potholed durability courses to off-road terrain
◾The all-new 2017 F-Series Super Duty i...[Read more...]|
|FORD NAMED U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT 2016 BEST TRUCK BRAND|
|DEARNBORN, Mich., Nov. 13, 2015 – U.S. News & World Report has named Ford its Best Truck Brand for 2016. F-Series has been the top-selling truck in the United States for 38 consecutive years and the best-selling vehicle for 33 consecutive years.
F-Series continues to innovate, thanks to breakthrough towing technology, new Special Edition Appearance Packages, SYNC® 3 in-vehicle connectivity and alternative fuel capability. All-new, segment-first Pro Trailer Backup Assist™ available for ...[Read more...]|
|FORD F-150 PRO TRAILER BACKUP ASSIST NAMED 'BEST OF INNOVATION' AWARDS HONOREE FOR CES 2016|
|DEARBORN, Mich., Nov. 10, 2015 – Pro Trailer Backup Assist™ on the 2016 Ford F-150 is named the top CES® 2016 Best of Innovation Awards Honoree in the Vehicle Intelligence category by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) ™, formerly the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) ®.
Pro Trailer Backup Assist™ makes the challenge of backing up a trailer as easy as turning a knob.
'We're honored to be named Best of Innovation among such a strong field of competitors,' said Raj Nair, F...[Read more...]|
|OHIO FARM CREATES GIANT CORN MAZE INSPIRED BY ALL-NEW FORD F-150|
|DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 27, 2015 – Inspired by the all-new Ford F-150, Leaders Farms near Napoleon, Ohio, has created a seven-acre corn maze as a tribute to Ford's latest half-ton pickup – the toughest, smartest, most capable F-150 ever.
Leaders Farms has been entertaining Midwestern families and local schools for 18 years with challenging corn mazes that can take up to an hour to complete – assuming visitors don't get lost in the wheels.
'We are a multi-generation Ford-driving family...[Read more...]|
|ALL-NEW FORD F-SERIES SUPER DUTY LEAVES THE REST BEHIND; RAISES TOWING, HAULING, ENGINE POWER TO NEXT LEVEL|
|◾Most capability: All-new F-Series Super Duty can tow heavier trailers and haul heavier cargo than ever before, with maximum gooseneck towing capacity raised to 32,500 pounds on F-450, fifth-wheel towing capacity boosted to class-leading 27,500 pounds and conventional towing to class-leading 21,000 pounds; maximum payload now rated at up to best-in-class 7,630 pounds
◾Most power: 6.7-liter Power Stroke® V8 turbo diesel boosts horsepower to a class-leading 440 and torque to a class-leading 925 l...[Read more...]|
|FORD NAMED BEST OVERALL TRUCK BRAND FOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR BY KELLEY BLUE BOOK|
|DEARBORN, Mich., March 22, 2016 – Ford, America's truck leader, has been named Best Overall Truck Brand for the third year in a row by Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com.
Ford has earned the honor seven out of eight times Kelley Blue Book has presented the award. F-150 helped Ford win the award for 2016, as truck shoppers ranked Ford highest among all truck brands.
The 2016 Ford F-150 – the toughest, smartest, most capable F-150 ever – introduces segment-first Pro Trailer Backup Assist™. Th...[Read more...]|
|NEW ERGONOMIC AND TECH OPTIONS ENHANCE 2017 FORD TRANSIT LINEUP; NEW ENGINE FOR E-SERIES STRIPPED CHASSIS, CUTAWAY|
|◾Walk-through center console and power running board options added for Ford Transit for 2017 model year in response to fleet customer feedback
◾SYNC® 3 communications and entertainment system is newly available for 2017 Ford Transit Connect cargo van and Transit Connect Wagon
◾6.2-liter V8 engine proven in Ford F-Series Super Duty trucks will be available midyear for 2017 Ford E-Series stripped chassis and cutaway
INDIANAPOLIS, March 1, 2016 – Ford, America's commercial van leader, i...[Read more...]|
|GET IT DONE: ALL-NEW FORD F-SERIES SUPER DUTY CHASSIS CAB SUPPORTS HEAVIER EQUIPMENT, TRAILERS, MOST DIESEL POWER EVER|
|◾2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty chassis cab earns best-in-class front gross axle weight rating of 7,500 pounds – 250 pounds better than closest competitor – enabling the truck to carry even larger, heavier upfits
◾F-Series Super Duty chassis cab increases gross combined weight rating to best-in-class 40,000 pounds – meaning a fully loaded Super Duty chassis cab and trailer can carry the equivalent of half the maximum combined weight rating of a semi-tractor-trailer on most U.S. highways
◾Super ...[Read more...]|
|NEW 2015 FORD F-SERIES SUPER DUTY WILL DELIVER BEST-IN-CLASS HORSEPOWER, TORQUE AND TOWING CAPACITY|
|◾Second-generation 6.7-liter Power Stroke® V8 turbo diesel boosts horsepower to a class-leading 440 horsepower; torque to class-leading 860 lb.-ft. for all models
◾F-450 chassis upgrades raise maximum gooseneck trailer towing capacity to class-leading 31,200 pounds, fifth wheel towing capacity to class-leading 26,500 pounds, and gross combined weight rating to a class-leading 40,000 pounds
◾F-350 available with maximum towing package that increases fifth-wheel/gooseneck trailer towing capacity...[Read more...]|