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Ford's F150 Info: Small Screen, Big Thing at Detroit Show
Ford's F150 Info: Small Screen, Big Thing at Detroit Show

Raj Sarkar, Ford's F150 marketing manager, knows figures. In order to get them on the go, he says Ford's "class-exclusive" 4.2-inch LCD productivity screen provides oodles of numerals and pictographs so its drivers can stay connected with how they're driving, and what's happening in the cabin...Read More»

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Hoping To Win Mega Millions? What Car Would You Buy If You Do?

With Mega Millions fever at a, well, fever pitch today, it’s tempting to fantasize over what you’d do with the $330-plus million jackpot if you won. Among the many items on the list of potential expenditures, perhaps a car would slot in there somewhere – probably after sound...Read More»

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Ford Recall Covers 2011 Edge, F-150 and MKX

Some versions of the 2011 Ford F-150, Lincoln MKX and Ford Edge are being recalled for a problem with body control modules. Those modules keep check on systems from oil pressure to air conditioning, and in this case, a common module is shared between the front- or all-wheel-drive crossovers and the...Read More»

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Ford F-150 EcoBoost Completes Baja 1000--After Grueling Torture Test

Just finishing the Baja 1000 is a major accomplishment, whether for a fully-prepared race vehicle or a production pickup. Doing it in 38 hours, on an engine that had already seen serious abuse--that's a testament to reliability. That, of course, is exactly what Ford was after with the feat. But by...Read More»

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Toyota Best In Fleet MPG; Ford Claims Most Improved, Best In Class

While Toyota still ranks at the top in fuel economy across its passenger-car fleet for the 2010 model year—led by vehicles like the 2011 Prius—Ford Motor Co. [NYSE: F] is moving on up. Ford says that from 2004 to 2009, its fleet-average fuel economy improved more than any other...Read More»

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Video: Chevy’s Max & Al Kick Ford’s Cojones

Oh, what a world we live in. There is rage in the air, people. There is testosterone coursing through the air conditioning system. There is much male musk just wafting about in TV land, I can tell you. How do I know? There are three simple reasons. 1. Sports Football season is in high gear and my...Read More»

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ProCharger Releases 600-HP Supercharger Kit For Ford F-150 SVT Raptor

With more than 16 years of experience developing supercharger kits for Ford engines, ProCharger has now released a new kit that takes in all that experience and turns it into a healthy 600 horsepower. The latest kit is the ProCharger High Output Intercooled Supercharger System and it has been tuned...Read More»

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Customized Ford F-150 Fleet Headed To SEMA

This year’s SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) show is just around the corner and once again the major U.S. automakers are pulling out all the stops, with customized vehicles from across their respective fleets headed to the show stands in Las Vegas for the annual event...Read More»

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Feds: Millions Of Fords Recalled For Fire Risk Haven't Been Fixed

Millions of Ford Motor Co. [NYSE:F] vehicles covered by a recall for faulty cruise-control switches haven't yet been fixed, warns the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The federal agency this week issued a repeat caution concerning millions of vehicles—some of them up to...Read More»

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Frugal Shopper: Money-Saving Compact Pickups A Dying Breed?

Compact pickup trucks can make a lot of sense to those who need to be careful with the budget. With a single vehicle, you can carry mulch, a sizable load of firewood, or a weekend's worth of home-improvement materials, and have basic, frugal commuter wheels as well. But ever since the 1990s...Read More»

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Today at High Gear Media: iPhone App, F-150, Volt and Seth Rogen

Have you heard? Or has iTunes pinged you to update? TheCarConnection's iPhone/iPad/iPod app is faster, prettier, and easier to use. [TheCarConnection] The 2011 Ford F-150 is officially the most fuel-conscious big truck on the highway, with a 23-mpg EPA rating. [TheCarConnection] Volvo's adding a...Read More»

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2011 Ford F-150: New V-6 Gets Top Highway Rating Of 23 MPG

Ford Motor Co. [NYSE:F] has revealed fuel economy figures for most of its 2011 F-150 lineup, all pending final EPA approval. And while the numbers aren't yet out for the much-anticipated EcoBoost V-6 version, Ford is claiming a best-in-class 23 mpg highway for both its 3.7-liter V-6 and 5.0-liter...Read More»

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2011 Ford F-150 Gunning For Best-In-Class Fuel Economy

The 2011 model year marks the biggest shakeup for the Ford F-150 pickup truck’s powertrain lineup in almost 62 years of production, thanks namely to the introduction of a pair of V-6 engines, one of which--due later this year--features turbocharging and direct injection technologies. Ford...Read More»

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September Auto Sales Surged, But There's A Clunkers Reality Check

Sales were up 29 percent this past month, versus last September. But before you crack open the champagne and celebrate the end of the auto-industry recession, remember that last September a number of showrooms were very, very quiet. It's a little hard to interpret, as the Cash for Clunkers program...Read More»

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Today at High Gear Media: Paris Show, Ford F-150 and Texting

Today's the day: we're prepped, penned and all charged up for the rollercoaster that is the 2010 Paris Auto Show. [MotorAuthority] Some of the embargoes seem to have leaked already, anyway. [AllExoticCars] A big part of the Paris show will include electric and green car reveals from some surprising...Read More»

2011 Ford F-150 XLT
2011 Ford F-150 Buyer's Guide: Which Truck Is For Me?

2011 Ford F-150 V-6: First Drive 2011 Ford F-150 5.0 and 6.2: First Drive 2011 Ford F-150 EcoBoost: First Drive 2010 Ford F-150 full review When the 2011 Ford F-150 begins to arrive in showrooms this fall, it will mark the most extensive overhaul of the big pickup's powertrains in almost 62 years...Read More»

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2011 Ford F-150 EcoBoost: First Drive

If you're not ready for the notion of a V-6 engine in a full-size pickup truck, you're probably even less prepared for the thought of a twin-turbo V-6 challenging some of the best V-8s in the business for truck performance. That's the case with this year's 2011 Ford F-150, which gets four new...Read More»

2011 Ford F-150 XL
2011 Ford F-150 V-6: First Drive

What does the best-selling pickup truck on the planet do for a follow-up act to the biggest recession in a generation or two? Last week, High Gear Media traveled to Dallas, Texas, to find out. We jumped in behind many wheels in a one-of-a-kind press event that put us, and Ford's new F-150 lineup...Read More»

2011 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor CrewCab
2011 Ford F-150 5.0 and 6.2: First Drive

It's second nature in trucks, like the first beer of football season. You order a full-size pickup--you order a V-8 engine, unless you're buying for Uncle Sam or someone equally tightfisted. Ford knows the allure of the V-8 better than just about anybody in the truck business. For more than three...Read More»

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