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2015 Ford F-150 Team Fights Fear Of Aluminum Toughness, Repair, Cost

2015 Ford F-150 Team Fights Fear Of Aluminum Toughness, Repair, Cost

Sometimes, selling a vehicle can be harder than making it. The 2015 Ford F-150 full-size pickup truck is the product of a complete redesign, meant to increase both utility and efficiency. To that end, Ford has given the new F-150 an aluminum body, a decision that has proved controversial among at... read more

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2014 Ford F-150 Tremor

One Ford F-150 Pickup Driver Profile--Why He Likes Electric Cars

As we noted in our roundup of most popular stories last year, the topic of covering pickup trucks turned controversial on Green Car Reports this year. It started with a story... read more January 2, 2014 by 


 
2014 Ford F-150 2WD SuperCrew 145" XLT Grille

2015 Ford F-150 Gas Mileage: What We Know So Far

The Ford F-150 full-size pickup is the best-selling single nameplate in the U.S. market, so any changes to Ford's premier truck mean a lot. Buyers, dealers, and the whole... read more December 23, 2013 by 


 
2014 Ford F-150 fitted with natural-gas readiness package

2014 Ford F-150 Natural-Gas Readiness Package For Half-Ton Pickup

Ford is the latest automaker to offer a natural gas fuel option for its best-selling pickup truck range. The 2014 Ford F-150 will be offered with a natural gas (CNG) and... read more July 31, 2013 by  1


 
Ford Atlas Concept revealed at 2013 Detroit Auto Show

Next Ford F-150: Advanced Materials Likely, Hybrid Powertrain Possible

The new Atlas Concept that Ford Motor Co. [NYSE: F] unveiled at Detroit this past week revealed several interesting technologies that altogether could save fuel (active... read more January 19, 2013 by  4


 
Active wheel shutters  -  Ford Atlas Concept  -  2013 Detroit Auto Show

Ford Atlas Truck Concept Demos Fuel-Saving Active Wheel Shutters

In order to improve the aerodynamics of new vehicles—and boost their highway gas mileage—automotive engineers have looked to a new series of seemingly minor... read more January 16, 2013 by  5


 
2013 Ford F-150

Ford May Use More Aluminum In Next F-150 To Improve Gas Mileage

Pickup trucks aren't typically the apple of the gas miser's eye, drinking their fair share and then some, all too often used for anything but their intended purpose of... read more July 27, 2012 by  2


 
Ford's F-150 EcoBoost Challenge truck. Image: Ford

To Highlight Fuel Economy, Ford Launches F-150 EcoBoost Challenge

Ford is having no trouble selling its V-6 EcoBoost equipped F-150 pickups, but that doesn’t mean the automaker will stop promoting the truck or the fuel economy it... read more August 17, 2011 by  2


 
2008 Ford F-150 pickup with ALTe extended-range electric powertrain

ALTe To Test Extended-Range Electric Retrofit In Ford F-150 Pickup Truck

Electric vehicles of various sorts are just now showing up in dealer showrooms. But that leaves a quarter of a billion gasoline vehicles running around U.S. roads. What to do... read more August 5, 2011 by  8


 
2011 Ford F-150 EcoBoost burnout

One-Third Of 2011 Ford F-150 Pickups Sold With V-6

MPGs matter, it turns out, even to pickup buyers. Or, perhaps especially to pickup truck buyers. Just four months after Ford added an EcoBoost engine option to its... read more March 29, 2011 by  16


 
Ford Rouge Assembly Plant, Michigan, where Ford F-150 pickup trucks are built

Greening The Rouge: Ford's More Sustainable Pickup Plant

A green roof is not at its most photogenic in a Michigan winter. In fact, it's hardly green at all--more like gray and brown--though it still insulates the building below... read more January 18, 2011 by  3


 
2011 Ford Explorer

Ford Saves Scrap Steel, Stamps Explorer Parts From Pickup Leftovers

A century ago, Henry Ford was known for insisting that parts be shipped to his factories in wooden crates whose slats were sized so they could be reused to build parts of the... read more August 25, 2010 by 


 
2010 Ford F-150

Smaller-More-Efficient Engines II: Ford EcoBoost Effort Expands

We said it on Friday: Smaller, more efficient engines are going to be the main way we increase gas mileage in the next few years (in that case, a four-cylinder 2010 Buick... read more April 12, 2010 by  2


 
screen display from Ford Crew Chief fleet tracking application

Surprise: You Save Gas, Drive Better If Your Boss Watches

We don't write much about trucks here at GreenCarReports.com, but our friends at PickupTrucks.com follow them obsessively. Now they've provided the data for an obvious but... read more January 11, 2010 by  2


 
Grill Shot Of The New EMC Flash

Plug-In Pickup To Be Built By Indiana Based EMC

Electric Motors Corporation has released this teaser photo of its new truck, the Flash, scheduled for a full unveiling in November.  The vehicle, to be built with... read more September 6, 2009 by  8


 
Fusion Hybrid Ad Campaign

Ford Launches New Ad Campaign Focused on Hybrid Fusion

Last night, Ford Motor Company kicked off their new advertising campaign focused on green technology and hybrid vehicles.  Ford choose to launch their campagign during the... read more March 4, 2009 by 


 
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