Ford Focusing on Toughness at F-150 Debut in Detroit

We all know about the inherent lightness and expense of aluminum, but Ford is looking to highlight another characteristic it has that people seem to gloss over: Toughness. For Ford, reassuring people that the aluminum bits of their new F-150 are every bit as strong as their steel it replace is a tremendous part of […] More »

  Comments | By - December 24, 2013

Watch Robots Beat Up the Ford F-150 for Your Benefit

Americans are as hungry for Ford F-150s as they are for hamburgers, hot dogs and pizza.¬†Walk along the Ford F-150 production line in Michigan, and you’ll see an infographic mounted on a handrail that reads, “In 8 hours, Dearborn Truck Plant can manufacture enough vehicles to stretch bumper to bumper for over 2 miles.” Ford […] More »

  Comments | By - December 23, 2013

Edge of Civilization, or Classic F-Series Lover’s Paradise?

If you ever find yourself traveling along Route 66 in New Mexico, look up the Lewis Antique Auto & Toy Museum in your phone or navigation system, and then click on “directions to here”. “Museum” is a generous term for this automotive exhibition of rusting metal… At first glance, you think the Lewis Museum is […] More »

  Comments | By - December 20, 2013

Holiday Gift Idea: Exhaust Air Jack

Are you running out of gift ideas as the holiday season nears its end? Here’s something you can stuff into a large stocking: It’s called the Titan Exhaust Air Jack, and it uses exhaust gas to lift your vehicle. All you do is place the inflatable bladder under your car/truck, connect the hose to the […] More »

  Comments | By - December 19, 2013

14 Minutes of Fast Ford Lightnings

Ah, the Lightning. Ford’s sport truck. I mean, we have the Tremor now, but that’s hardly what I’d call a sports truck. It can handle itself pretty well with a tune, sure, but I don’t think it’ll be as easy to wring big power out of the Ecoboost as it was with the Lightning’s V8. […] More »

  Comments | By - December 18, 2013

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