August 4, 2015
The 2016 Ford F-150 will offer increased driver crash protection from the 2015 model, after the extended-cab model didn't earn the top safety rating in an insurance industry crash test, a spokesman told Automotive Fleet.
July 30, 2015
Ford's 2015 F-150 crew cab model has been named a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, while the extended cab model was rated as good by the group.
July 7, 2015
Westport Innovations will offer a dedicated propane autogas system for the 2016 Ford F-150 powered by the 5.0L V-8 engine, the company announced.
May 3, 2015
Ford is re-introducing a gaseous prep package for its 2016 F-150 to enable bi-fuel or dedicated CNG and propane autogas use. The package was last offered with the 2014-MY F-150.
April 22, 2015
In time for Earth Day, AAA named the 2015 Ford F-150 SuperCab Lariat with EcoBoost gasoline as the greenest pickup truck in the segment in its 2015 "AAA Green Car Guide."
April 6, 2015
Ford has given additional details about how it achieved an approximately 700-pound weight reduction on its 2015 F-150 truck beyond its use of military-grade aluminum in the body panels.
March 13, 2015
Ford has begun offering a heavy payload package with its 2015 F-150 pickup that increases the payload and towing capabilities for fleet and other commercial users.
Ford has begun production of its 2015 F-150 pickup at the Kansas City Assembly Plant about four months after it began building aluminum-body trucks at its Dearborn Truck Plant in Michigan.
February 24, 2015
Ford is putting 8,000 of its workers through an intensive training program to ensure everyone knows how to work with the new materials, such as aluminum panels,in the 2015 F-150 full-size pickup at its Kansas City Assembly Plant.
February 4, 2015
Ford is adding 1,550 jobs to four production facilities to meet the growing demand for the 2015 F-150 pickup, Ford has announced.
January 21, 2015
The 2015 Ford F-150 has been rated to have the lowest impact on the environment, lowest cost of ownership, and the top-rated production chain in terms of social justice among full-size pickup trucks, according to an automotive research firm.
December 31, 2014
Ford will launch a comprehensive marketing campaign for its aluminum-body 2015 F-150 pickup during the first-ever college football playoff on New Year's Day with TV commercials, Web episodes, radio ads, event marketing, and a mobile device campaign.
November 21, 2014
Ford has increased the fuel efficiency of its 2015 F-150 by up to 29 percent with a lighter-weight aluminum body, pushing highway mpg for a gasoline-powered pickup to 26 mpg.
November 11, 2014
Ford has built its first aluminum-body 2015 F-150 pickup truck, and production of the vehicle is now underway at the 100-year-old Ford Rouge Center in Dearborn, Mich., an event marked by the appearance of Bill Ford and other dignitaries.
November 4, 2014
The automaker issues five separate recalls affecting more than 202,000 vehicles in North America.
October 10, 2014
Aluminum body and bed, redesigned steel frame, and a small but lively V-6 are the new truck’s highpoints.
October 3, 2014
This is a driver's view of the 2015 aluminum F-150 with the new 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6 blasting away from the start line, then rapidly snaking through the slalom course. The inset shows the driver -- HDT Senior Editor, Tom Berg -- at the wheel, havin' fun.
September 10, 2014
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.
July 29, 2014
A 2015 F-150 Lariat SuperCrew 4x4 with a 2.7L V-6 EcoBoost engine scaled at 4,942 pounds, while a comparable 2014 F-150 Lariat SuperCrew 4x4 with a 5.0L V-8 weighed 5,674 pounds.
January 15, 2014
Extensive use of aluminum and high-strength steel in Ford's new F-150 pickup saves 700 pounds over Ford's current full-size pickup.
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