The idea of a Ford F-Series hybrid pickup truck has now been around since August 2011, but its maker now expects to launch such a truck sometime during 2020. Meanwhile, on Tuesday, Boston-based XL Hybrids unveiled both a Ford F-250 Super Duty pickup fitted with its XLH hybrid system and an F-150 light-duty pickup with its XLP plug-in hybrid system. The pair of trucks will be shown to the public on the company's display at the NTEA Work Truck Show, which will run from March 6 through 9 in Indianapolis. DON'T MISS: Ikea invests in hybrid-vehicle builder XL Hybrids The hybrid and plug-in hybrid...
Just how 'green' is a Ford Super Duty truck?
Most buyers won't consider a truck's environmental impact when considering a heavy duty hauler. That's a given. Yet, while most buyers may not consider the idea, that doesn't mean the lumbering haulers aren't changing. The idea a decade ago that truck buyers would swap their thirsty V-8s for...Aaron Cole
2016 Ford Super Duty Pickups To Adopt Aluminum Bodies Too
Only now are selected media getting a chance to spend time with the all-new 2015 Ford F-150 pickup truck, which has a cab and pickup bed made of aluminum. And it will be a couple of months yet before it appears in showrooms. But Ford is looking ahead. DON'T MISS: 2015 Ford F-150 SFE: Highest Gas...John Voelcker
August's Most Popular Green Car Posts: What About That 230 MPG?
We usually recap our five most popular posts on GreenCarReports.com at the end of every month. We're a bit late for August but, hey, we had a long Labor Day too ... now we're back in business. We replaced most of July's most popular posts, with three new winners in our Top Five. Here goes: # 1: How...John Voelcker
Ford Super Duty Pickups To Offer Clever PowerStroke Turbodiesel V8
Ford's been around a long time; it just celebrated the 100th birthday of its Model T. Much of its green news these days focuses on its upcoming 2011 Ford Fiesta subcompact, the well-received new 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid sedan, and its Escape Hybrid sport utility. But Ford had never designed and...John Voelcker