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October 4, 2014

2015 Ford F-150 Pickup

The aluminum body pickup boasts a total weight reduction of 700 pounds compared to the previous model, which improves fuel economy and increases payload capacity. The lighter weight also produces better handling, braking, and maneuverability.

September 29, 2014

Ford Releases More 2015 F-150 Towing, Payload Specs

Ford has released the full towing and payload specifications for all four engine offerings of its 2015 F-150 pickup, claiming its revamped truck with added aluminum components offers leading towing and payload capabilities while shedding weight.

September 24, 2014

CEI Appraisers Complete Course in 2015 Ford F-150 Repairs

Fifteen members of the in-house Quality Control team from the CEI Group, Inc. (CEI) have completed I-CAR's course in collision repairs on the new 2015 Ford F-150 pickup truck, which makes the most extensive use of aluminum of any light-duty vehicle on the road, CEI has announced.

September 24, 2014

Ford's F-150 Driver Assist Technology

The panel of judges for the North American Car and Truck of the Year announced their list of cars, trucks and SUVs and the 2015 Ford-F150 made the list. This video highlights some of driver-assist technology on the 2015 model year including adaptive cruise control, smart towing module and active park assist. Click to view the photo gallery.

September 24, 2014

2015 F-150 Driver Assist Features

The 2015 Ford F-150 has 10 driver assist features to entice customers to purchase the truck when it goes on sale later this year, according to Ford. View a video of the features. Photos courtesy of Ford.

September 15, 2014

Texas Leads Nation in Pickup Truck Thefts

Full-size pickups have the highest theft rate, and thieves steal them from both fleets and retail users, according to the bureau, which studied thefts of vehicle from the 2011, 2012, and 2013 model years. The bureau typically reports theft trends from data reported by law enforcement agencies.

September 10, 2014

Q&A: Green Fleet Conference Speaker John Viera

Closing the Green Fleet Conference this year is John Viera, the Director of Sustainability and Vehicle Environmental Matters at Ford. This year he'll be making a case that not only is going green achievable for fleets, it's good business.

August 29, 2014

10 Driver Friendly Features of the 2015 F-150

Ford lists 10 features of the 2015 F-150 pickup that were designed for drivers that make interacting with the truck easier. The features were based on customer research conducted by Ford human factor engineers. Photos courtesy of Ford.

August 28, 2014

S.C. Utility Begins Adding CNG Trucks

The Lancaster County Natural Gas Authority in South Carolina has begun replacing gasoline-powered Ford F-150 pickup trucks with bi-fuel F-150s as the utility plans to replace its entire fleet in six years, according to its general manager.

August 26, 2014

Ford Improves F-150's Aerodynamic Efficiency

Ford engineers have implemented several improvements to the 2015 F-150 pickup truck that should improve the aerodynamic efficiency of the vehicle and improve fuel efficiency, according to Ford.

August 25, 2014

2015 F-150s With Special Fleet Requirements to Arrive in February

Fleets who order special versions of Ford's 2015 F-150 pickup truck can expect to receive their vehicles in February, following the arrival of more standard versions later this year.

August 14, 2014

2015 F-150 Gets Seamless Sliding Rear Window

Developed by automotive supplier Magna International, the 2015 F-150's new seamless sliding window design conceals the vertical seams typically seen on conventional pickup truck sliding rear windows.

July 28, 2014

Prices Rise for Ford's 2015 F-150, Order Bank Opens

Ford's U.S. dealers began ordering the 2015 F-150 this week after receiving pricing for the light-duty pickup that will increase due to the increased use of aluminum in the body.

July 24, 2014

Ford's 2015 F-150 Sheds 732 Pounds In Weigh In

Ford's extensive use of aluminum shaved 732 pounds from the weight of two comparable trucks the company weighed for the media at an event earlier this week.

July 22, 2014

Ford Releases 2015 F-150 Engine, Towing Specs

Ford has released full engine specifications and towing capabilities for its 2015 F-150 pickup, which will add two new engines and auto stop-start, the automaker announced.

July 10, 2014

Water Pump

With the addition of new part numbers to its line of premium performance water pumps, FMI Automotive has increased its vehicle coverage, now including the Ford F-150 pickup.

July 2, 2014

Ford F-150 Ranked 'Most American' Vehicle in Annual Index

The Ford F-150 has been rated as the most American-made vehicle for the second year in a row.

June 24, 2014

Ford Recalls More F-150 Trucks for Steering Issue

The expanded recall, which addresses a potential problem affecting the electronic power-assist steering gears, now involves nearly 5,700 2014-MY trucks globally.

June 13, 2014

'Torturing' the New F-150

Aluminum is nothing new to the engineers at Ford. More than 20 years ago, the Dearborn, Mich.-based OEM began playing with the metalloid when it started the Aluminum Intensive Vehicle (AIV) program.

June 4, 2014

Ford Unveils Lightweight Concept Car

Following in the footsteps of its lightweight aluminum F-150, Ford has unveiled a lightweight concept vehicle, which uses advanced materials to explore future weight-reduction solutions that could improve performance and fuel efficiency.

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