|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...]|
|FORD GEARS UP TO CELEBRATE PRODUCTION OF 5-MILLIONTH F-SERIES SUPER DUTY|
|◾5-millionth Ford F-Series Super Duty will roll off the assembly line at Kentucky Truck Plant in October, marking a major milestone for the best-selling heavy-duty pickup truck and chassis lineup
◾Ford-designed, Ford-built second-generation 6.7-liter Power Stroke® V8 turbo diesel delivers best-in-class 440 horsepower and best-in-class standard diesel torque of 860 lb.-ft.; F-450 pickup boasts best-in-class towing of 31,200 pounds
◾Super Duty is the No. 1 heavy-duty pickup truck, with a market ...[Read more...]|
|ULTIMATE TOWING MACHINE: 2015 FORD F-450 RATED BEST-IN-CLASS USING SOCIETY OF AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERS J2807 STANDARD|
|◾For customers who require no-compromise towing capability, the 2015 Ford F-450 Super Duty Class 3 pickup boasts the highest rating of any pickup truck in the United States – 31,200 pounds, measured using the Society of Automotive Engineers J2807 standard
◾F-450 Super Duty towing capability is 2,200 pounds greater than its closest competitor's crew cab 4x4 pickup truck
◾Ford will rate 2015 F-Series Super Duty maximum payload using base curb weight, aligning its payload rating practices with ot...[Read more...]|
|HOW A TURBOCHARGER EXHAUST PIPE SHAPED LIKE A COBRA HEAD HELPS FORD POWER STROKE DIESEL MAKE BEST-IN-CLASS POWER|
|◾Distinctive 'cobra head' downpipe helps the 6.7-liter Power Stroke in the 2015 Ford Super Duty achieve best-in-class 440 horsepower and 860 lb.-ft. of torque
◾Cobra head shape reduces exhaust gas restrictions to improve engine performanceFord engineers used advanced fluid dynamics computer modeling to create optimal shape and enable maximum output
While some might hold their breath seeing the fearsome shape of a king cobra, Ford engineers discovered that designing the turbo exhaust outlet, ...[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...]|
|ALL-NEW FORD F-650/F-750 ANCHORS AMERICA'S BROADEST, BEST-SELLING LINEUP OF COMMERCIAL TRUCKS|
|◾Built Ford Tough: Fully designed and developed by Ford Truck engineers in Dearborn, robot-tested over taxing durability courses, 500,000+ miles of harsh dynamometer engine testing at extreme power levels and temperatures and built in the USA by Ford
◾Great Value: Ford 6.7-liter Power Stroke® V8 diesel engine and Ford TorqShift® six-speed automatic transmission enhanced for medium-duty use with great power, performance and fuel economy, backed by unsurpassed warranty and national network of mor...[Read more...]|