September 22, 2016 - Industry News
Ford's new adaptive steering technology that's been added to 2017 Super Duty trucks and the 2016 Edge mid-size SUV improves steering efficiency and effort so the vehicles are easier to steer at various speeds.
Tags: Ford, Ford Edge, Ford Super Duty, Steering
August 24, 2016 - Industry News
The recall covers more than 2,000 2015-2016 model-year vans equipped with 3.2-liter diesel engines.
Tags: Diesel Engines, Recalls, Ford, Ford Transit, Full-Size Vans, 2015-MY, 2016-MY
July 26, 2016 - Product News
The change to high-volume F-150 cabins cuts costs and weight, and adds interior room for SuperCab and SuperCrew buyers.
Tags: Pickup Trucks, Ford, Lightweighting, Large Pickups, Ford Super Duty, Aluminum, 2017-MY
July 11, 2016 - Industry News
The new turbo V-6 Ford is adding to the 2017 F-150 will provide even more power than initially expected, Ford has announced.
Tags: Ford F-150, Ford, Engines, Large Pickups, Turbocharging
July 7, 2016 - Industry News
Ford has announced 17 new driver-assist features for its 2017 F-Series Super Duty pickup.
Tags: Ford, Driver Assistance Systems, Ford Super Duty, Adaptive Cruise Control, 2017-MY, Steering
June 8, 2016 - Industry News
Ford will begin offering the Telogis-powered Maintenance Connect this summer that will allow fleets to connect their vehicles to a Ford service center and provide real-time diagnostics and preventive maintenance information.
Tags: Telogis, Ford, Preventative Maintenance
May 25, 2016 - Industry News
Novelis has expanded its Oswego, N.Y., operations to add a $120-million finishing line to supply high-strength aluminum alloy for the 2017 F-Series Super Duty lineup, the supplier announced.
Tags: Aluminum, Ford Super Duty, Ford, Tier 1 Suppliers, Lightweighting
May 9, 2016 - Industry News
Alliance Autogas began its coast-to-coast tour in Kansas, with the propane-converted pickup making it up to Washington in just a few short days before it continues on to California. The ride is to support the message to fleets that "it’s really not that hard to convert."
Tags: Ford F-150, Alliance AutoGas, Propane Autogas, Ford, Propane Conversion, #AAGRoadTrip
May 3, 2016 - Industry News
The 2017 F-150 will arrive with a more powerful twin-turbo V-6 and 10-speed transmission to deliver improved acceleration and performance than the prior model, Ford has announced.
Tags: Ford F-150, Ford, Engines, Large Pickups, 2017-MY, Transmissions
April 26, 2016 - Industry News
Ford is investing $1.6 billion to upgrade manufacturing facilities in Michigan and Ohio to support production of a new 10-speed transmission for certain F-150 models and Super Duty chassis cab.
Tags: Ford, Assembly Plants, Transmissions, Ford Super Duty, Chassis Cab Trucks
April 22, 2016 - Industry News
Service fleets added the most commercial vans among non-rental entities in 2015 for parcel delivery, HVAC, heath services and other sectors, according to new data from Ford and IHS Automotive.
Tags: Ford, Full-Size Vans, Compact Vans, IHS Automotive
April 15, 2016 - Industry News
Ford has beefed up the axles, brakes, hitch, and suspension of its 2017 Super Duty pickups, after removing 350 pounds in weight-saving aluminum body panels, the automaker has announced.
Tags: Ford, Lightweighting, Large Pickups, 2017-MY, Ford Super Duty
April 11, 2016 - Industry News
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety names the 2016 Ford F-150 pickup a Top Safety Pick for SuperCrew and SuperCab configurations.
Tags: Ford F-150, IIHS, Crash Tests, IIHS Top Safety Pick, Ford, Large Pickups, 2016-MY
April 7, 2016 - Industry News
Ford Fleet Care replaced Quality Fleet Care as the company's consolidated parts and service billing tool on April 1, according to Ford.
Tags: Ford, Parts and Service, Billing
April 6, 2016 - Industry News
The system meets a demand for heavier chassis for autogas-fueled bobtail applications, cylinder delivery trucks, and larger tank setters and box trucks.
Tags: Propane Autogas, ROUSH CleanTech, Ford, Alternative Fuels, Ford F-750
April 1, 2016 - Industry News
Fresh from setting a record for the fastest recorded alternative fuel conversion to propane autogas in 1:32:25, the F-150 will embark on 5,500 mile 12-city “Alliance AutoGas Coast-to-Coast Clean Air Ride."
Tags: Ford F-150, Alliance AutoGas, Alternative Fuels, Ford, Bi-Fuel Conversions
March 31, 2016 - Industry News
The recall covers nearly 38,000 low-roof Transit vans whose side-curtain air bags may be positioned incorrectly.
Tags: Cargo Vans, Recalls, Ford, Ford Transit, Air Bags, 2015-MY, 2016-MY
March 16, 2016 - Industry News
Ford is offering a seven-camera system with its 2017 Super Duty trucks that gives a driver additional views around the side of the truck and behind the trailer, Ford has announced.
Tags: Ford, Ford Super Duty, Towing, Rear-View Cameras, Camera System, 2017-MY
March 1, 2016 - Industry News
Ford has increased towing and payload capability for its 2017 Super Duty F-350, F-450, and F-550 chassis cabs with new frames and a next-generation 6.7L V-8 PowerStroke diesel with more horsepower and torque, Ford has announced at the Work Truck Show.
Tags: Diesel Engines, Ford, Ford Super Duty, Chassis Cab Trucks
The Ford F-650/750 has been named Work Truck magazine’s annual Medium-Duty Truck of the Year. The award was presented at a ceremony during the NTEA Work Truck Show.
Tags: Ford, Awards, Medium-Duty Truck of the Year Award, Work Truck Show, Ford F-650, Ford F-750
Ford has updated its 2017 model-year van lineup to include ergonomic updates for the Transit, new technology for the Transit Connect, and a new engine offering for the E-Series stripped chassis and cutaway.
Tags: Ford, Ford Transit, Full-Size Vans, Ford E-Series, 2017-MY, Ford Transit Connect
February 25, 2016 - Industry News
Niyato Industries Inc. has developed a tri-fuel system that can support the use of gasoline, compressed natural gas, or propane and installed it on a Ford F-350 4x4 pickup.
Tags: Propane Autogas, Ford, Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG
January 27, 2016 - Industry News
Fontaine Modification Vocational Services has opened a modification center in Avon Lake, Ohio, to provide modifications for Ford's 2016 F-650 and F-750 medium-duty trucks, including an exclusive tractor package for beverage fleets, the truck upfitter has announced.
Tags: Ford, Fontaine Modification, Ford F-650, Food and Beverage Fleets, Ship-Thru, Vocational Trucks, Vehicle Modifiers, Truck Equipment
January 25, 2016 - Industry News
Ford's Ohio Assembly Plant will produce its 2017 F-Series Super Duty chassis cab for its next generation Super Duty trucks that will shed up to 350 pounds in an aluminum-intensive redesign.
Tags: Ford, Ford Super Duty, Ford F-Series, Chassis Cab Trucks
January 21, 2016 - Industry News
Ford is adding auto stop-start as standard equipment on 2017 F-150 trucks powered by EcoBoost engines, the truck maker has announced.
Tags: Ford, Large Pickups, Stop-Start, 2017-MY, Ford F-150, Fuel Efficiency, Ford F-150 Raptor
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