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Tundra Versus the F-150 – What’s Wrong with Toyota?

Can the Toyota Tundra go toe-to-toe with the Ford F-150, and does it make sense to try? The F-150 is the most popular vehicle in the U.S., despite a 12 percent drop in sales. Ford still managed to sell 787, 422 F-150s in 2020. Toyota sold a little over 109,000 Tundras in 2020, down two […] The post Tundra Versus the F-150 – What’s Wrong with Toyota? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Japan, Technology, Sales, Quality, Production, Ford, Ram, Autos, F-150, Toyota, Trucks, Chevrolet, Nissan, New Cars, Titan, Silverado


Ford dives 10% after warning 2nd-quarter production will be halved by a chip shortage

Workers build Ford F-150 trucks. Associated Press Ford shares fell as much as 10% on Thursday as the company expects a 50% hit to second-quarter production. The company said a global shortage of semiconductors will be a potential drag on its output. Ford said a fire at a Japanese chip supplier worsened the shortage situation. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ford shares tumbled to a two-month low Thursday after the vehicle maker said a worldwide shortage in semiconductor...
Tags: Apple, Japan, Cars, Trends, Markets, Vehicles, Ford, Electric Vehicles, Tim Cook, F-150, Trucks, F, Ev, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Associated Press Ford, Carla Mozee


2021 Ford F-150 Police Responder, Pursuit Rated at Last?

Ford has released the new Police Responder version of its ever-popular F-150 pickup. Intended for government use and timed ahead of the spring bid, the automaker is clearly hoping it’s something law enforcement will be interested in since it should be an ideal pick for rural police departments, government agencies concerned with wildlife/nature, and border […] The post 2021 Ford F-150 Police Responder, Pursuit Rated at Last? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Law Enforcement, Ford, Autos, F-150, Trucks, Ford Motor Company, News Blog, Police Cars, Cop Cars, Fleet Vehicles, F-150 Police Responder, FX4, Pursuit Rated, Pursuit Vehicle


2021 Ford F-150 Rockets Into Esports

The 2021 Ford F-150 has a plethora of parts and accessories available, but none like a rocket booster that comes with a virtual version of Ford’s best-seller. Video game maker Psyonix has added an animated F-150 to their popular Rocket League multiplayer video game, where vehicles are used to compete in soccer matches. Available for […] The post 2021 Ford F-150 Rockets Into Esports appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Media, Marketing, Events, Ford, Autos, F-150, Trucks, Videogames, Rocket League, Psyonix, Enthusiasm, News Blog, Sponsorships, Rockets Into Esports


Ford announced a new off-road version of the 2021 F-150 - take a closer look at the rugged F-150 Tremor

The 2021 Ford F-150 Tremor hits dealerships next summer. Ford Ford unveiled the 2021 F-150 Tremor, a new off-road-ready version of its best-selling pickup.  The Tremor will have an upgraded suspension, a bash guard, knobby all-terrain tires, and a locking differentials as standard.  Off-road-focused software upgrades like a one-pedal driving mode and a feature that helps it make sharp turns will also be available The truck hits dealerships next summer, and Ford hasn't announced pricing det...
Tags: Transportation, America, Trends, Features, Ford, Auto Industry, F-150, Pickup Trucks, Ford F-150, Ford Ford, Tim Levin, Tremor Ford Ford, Tremor Ford, Tremor Ford Orange


2021 Ford F-150 Tremor Offers a Whole Lotta Shakin’

Ford has introduced the all-new 2021 F-150 Tremor, the latest addition to its roster of off-road trucks. Tremor’s improved suspension and driveline, increased suspension travel, and approach, breakover and departure angles, are expected to keep Ford in the hunt for off-road buyers. A new series in the F-150 range, F-150 Tremor is available in three […] The post 2021 Ford F-150 Tremor Offers a Whole Lotta Shakin’ appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ford, Autos, F-150, Trucks, Overland, Off-road, News Blog, 2021 Ford F-150 Tremor


Ford Says Electric Super Duty Trucks Aren’t Happening

While Ford’s F-150 is slated for electrification, Super Duty versions of the F-Series are not. On Monday, the automaker told industry analysts that HD EVs weren’t in the cards — adding that customers can still expect all-electric versions of the Mach-E “Mustang” and Transit van. “Our goal is to build a profitable electric vehicle portfolio,” John […] The post Ford Says Electric Super Duty Trucks Aren’t Happening appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ford, Electric Vehicles, Autos, F-150, John, Trucks, Pickup Trucks, Ev, Ford Motor Co, Pickups, News Blog, Super Duty, Heavy Duty, Electric Pickup, HD trucks, F Series


Watch how Ford torture tested the new F-150 hybrid with a violent battery-shaking machine and robot drivers

Ford abused the F-150 Powerboost to show that hybrid trucks are every bit as capable as traditional pickups. Ford Ford dropped a video Tuesday detailing how it torture tested the new hybrid version of the F-150. Ford engineers designed a new test for the brand's new hybrid truck; they built a machine that violently shakes its battery, simulating a decade of driving in just a few days.  The Blue Oval also ran the hybrid F-150 across harsh terrain and used robot drivers on surfaces too bumpy...
Tags: Transportation, Trends, Ford, F-150, Michigan, Hybrid, Blue Oval, Mojave Desert, Ford F-150, Ford Ford, Tim Levin, PowerBoost, BITranspo


Ford Camera Recall Encompasses 700,000 in North America

Ford is recalling over 700,0000 vehicles in North America over poor electrical connections that can put the rearview camera display on the fritz. The feed runs the risk of providing drivers a corrupted image or cutting out intermittently, raising crash risks, and violating present-day vehicle safety mandates. While the tried and true method of turning […] The post Ford Camera Recall Encompasses 700,000 in North America appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Recalls, Ford, Autos, F-150, North America, Mustang, Edge, Escape, Expedition, Explorer, Ford Motor Co, News Blog, Safety Recalls, Super Duty, Camera Systems, Backup Camera


2021 Ford F-150 Towing Numbers Released, Truck Wars Continue

The urination for distance competition (that’s a metaphor, and not literal, thank heaven) continues among the automakers who produce full-size pickups. This time it’s the Blue Oval, firing a shot across the bow (or over the balcony, as it were), with the towing numbers for the 2021 Ford F-150 released today. The Dearborn crew will […] The post 2021 Ford F-150 Towing Numbers Released, Truck Wars Continue appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ford, Autos, F-150, Trucks, Blue Oval, News Blog, Ford F-150, Towing, 2021 Ford F-150, Trailering


Ford Teases Electric F-150

We’re as tired of teasers as you likely are, but Ford nevertheless slipped one into its other news from earlier this week. Matt noted that Ford claimed the truck would be cheaper to own than the gas model, and that it would be produced in Michigan as part of a major investment, but what else […] The post Ford Teases Electric F-150 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ford, Autos, F-150, Michigan, Trucks, Future Cars, Matt, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Ford F150, 2021 Ford F-150, 2023 Ford F0150, Electric F-150


Ford Wants You to Remember How Good For America the F-150 Is

Ford had a short Web meeting for the media earlier this week, and a big chunk of the time was spent on the newest version of the F-150 pickup truck, including confirmation that the company will be building an all-electric F-150 at the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center, as Matt wrote Thursday. The other big announcement […] The post Ford Wants You to Remember How Good For America the F-150 Is appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: America, Ford, Autos, F-150, Trucks, Pickup Trucks, Matt, Blue Oval, News Blog, Ford F-150, American cars, Full-size Trucks, 2021 Ford F-150, Rouge Electric Vehicle Center


Ram 1500 TRX vs. Ford F-150 Raptor

Expensive, powerful, and head-turning. The Ram TRX and Ford Raptor are two crazy trucks, but which is best?
Tags: Cars, Trends, Ford, F-150, Trucks, Buying Guides, Ford Trucks, Ram Trucks, Ford Raptor, Ram TRX


TFB Review: ROUSH F-150 5.11 Tactical Edition

An opportunity arose from my friend Jon Barrett at Kahn Media. Kahn Media represents ROUSH Performance. ROUSH Performance is famous for modified Ford vehicles like the Mustang and Ford Raptor. Jon reached out and asked if I would be interested in checking out the new limited version ROUSH Ford F-150 5.11 Tactical Edition. ROUSH F-150 5.11 […] Read More … The post TFB Review: ROUSH F-150 5.11 Tactical Edition appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Ford, F-150, Roush, 5.11, Other Gear & Gadgets, 5.11 Tactical Edition, Jon Barrett, Kahn Media Kahn Media, Ford Raptor Jon


As Ford Moves Forward With Electric F-150 Preparations, Online Chatter Leaves It in the Dust

The hottest vehicle segment that doesn’t yet exist — full-size electric pickups — continues to arouse interest online, though the nature of that buzz can’t be directly translated into future sales. Lofty promises of future product may send investors and tech geeks into mouth-frothing displays of overreaction, but established automakers, regardless of what Silicon Valley […] The post As Ford Moves Forward With Electric F-150 Preparations, Online Chatter Leaves It in the Dust appeared first on The...
Tags: Ford, Electric Vehicles, Autos, F-150, Silicon Valley, Trucks, EVs, Buzz, News Blog, Ford F-150, Product Planning, Future Models, Ford F-150 EV


Ford F-150 PowerBoost Hybrid Pricing Goes Live

Ford’s build-and-price tool can now be wielded against the next-generation F-150 pickup, revealing that going hybrid will vary wildly in price, depending on where you start. While a report last month detailed expected pricing, now it’s official. The cost of adding hybrid power to your 2021 F-150 sinks as your truck’s standard power output rises. […] The post Ford F-150 PowerBoost Hybrid Pricing Goes Live appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ford, Autos, F-150, Trucks, Engines, Pricing, Hybrid, News Blog, Ford F-150, Product Planning


2021 Ford F-150 Spills More Secrets

“Do everything better, and don’t be afraid of gimmicks” seems to be the mantra the 2021 Ford F-150‘s development team toiled under. Given the company’s track record with the model, it’s likely a strategy that will pay off. Optional hybrid power (pricing of which came to light yesterday) and lie-flat front seats are things the […] The post 2021 Ford F-150 Spills More Secrets appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ford, Autos, F-150, Trucks, Engines, Pricing, Options, News Blog, Ford F-150, Late Availability


Pricing for Base 2021 Ford F-150, Hybrid Revealed

Thanks to a reveal schedule compressed by the pandemic lockdown, the revamped Ford F-150 didn’t soak up a typical amount of limelight before a more exciting new vehicle came along. Luckily for Ford, that model also wore a Blue Oval badge. By far the brand’s most important product the F-150 enters 2021 with a raft […] The post Pricing for Base 2021 Ford F-150, Hybrid Revealed appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ford, Autos, F-150, Trucks, Hybrids, Pricing, News Blog, Ford F-150


2021 Ford F-150: There’s New Faces in Your Future, and Maybe a Hybrid, Too

Ford Motor Company pulled the wraps off the next-generation 2021 F-150 on Thursday night, revealing a new body and face that’s evolutionary in nature and a powertrain addition that sets its apart from all rivals. Could you call it revolutionary? Being first in its class to offer something new is key for the F-150, being […] The post 2021 Ford F-150: There’s New Faces in Your Future, and Maybe a Hybrid, Too appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ford, Autos, F-150, Trucks, Hybrid, Ford Motor Company, News Blog, Ford F-150, Product Planning, 2021 Ford F-150, PowerBoost


Next-gen Ford F-150: Leave the House Behind?

Even before the pandemic and subsequent economic crash, much talk was being made about living in your car. Specifically, the vehicle of choice would be a spacious yet efficient van. It continues to this day in many corners of the Internet. Ford apparently took this discourse to heart, reportedly adding a new feature to the […] The post Next-gen Ford F-150: Leave the House Behind? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ford, Autos, F-150, Trucks, News Blog, Ford F-150, Product Planning, Future Models, 2021 Ford F-150


Ford Has Full Production in Its Sights, Issues Timeline for Largest EVs

Shifts are returning to Ford Motor Company plants across North America, with the automaker claiming Thursday that full production will return sooner than you might think. At the same time, Ford dropped details on when consumers might expect to see an electric vehicle that hauls heavy loads, rather than steals past glory and heritage from […] The post Ford Has Full Production in Its Sights, Issues Timeline for Largest EVs appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Sales, Production, Ford, Autos, F-150, North America, EVs, Ford Motor Company, News Blog, Ford F-150, Product Planning, Future Models, Electric Vehicles Green


Ford Follows GM’s Financing Lead, but Not Entirely

We told you earlier this week how the month of June brought changes to General Motors’ pandemic-era financing offers. No longer is the automaker tempting buyers with zero-percent, 84-month loans on nearly everything in its lineup. Over at Ford, it seems the same strategy is underway… with one very notable exception. Whether or not you […] The post Ford Follows GM’s Financing Lead, but Not Entirely appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, Ford, Autos, F-150, Financing, Ranger, Ford Ranger, News Blog, Ford F-150, Auto Loans, Coronavirus, Ford Follows GM


Ford: The Virus Is Bad, but Expect a New F-150 This Year Regardless

The first sneak peak at Ford’s next-generation F-150 was expected to occur at the newly temperate Detroit auto show in June; alas, the coronavirus pandemic put the kibosh on those plans (for both Ford and the show’s organizers). With the show scuttled and production idled for a period of two months — Detroit Three automakers […] The post Ford: The Virus Is Bad, but Expect a New F-150 This Year Regardless appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Production, Ford, Autos, F-150, Trucks, Detroit, Pickups, News Blog, Ford F-150, Product Planning, Coronavirus


Rumor Mill: 2021 Ford F-150 Production Pushed Back, Again

While Ford plans to start limited production at its North American assembly plants on May 18th, returning workers won’t see a next-generation F-150 slide pass their stations for a number of months. The redesigned full-sizer was to be one of the Blue Oval’s big 2020 reveals, joining the still-unseen Bronco in the spotlight, but the […] The post Rumor Mill: 2021 Ford F-150 Production Pushed Back, Again appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Production, Ford, Autos, F-150, Trucks, Blue Oval, Pickups, News Blog, Ford F-150, Product Planning, Future Models, 2021 Ford F-150


Bad News for Ford: Carolina Twister Makes Direct Hit on Automaker’s Supply Chain

An outbreak of tornadoes through the Gulf states and into the Southeast early last week saw one twister shatter a sprawling BorgWarner assembly plant. Known for building all-important transfer cases for four-and all-wheel drive vehicles, the Seneca, SC facility lay in near-ruins  following the direct hit, though it wasn’t known which manufacturers sourced components from […] The post Bad News for Ford: Carolina Twister Makes Direct Hit on Automaker’s Supply Chain appeared first on The Truth Abou...
Tags: Supply Chain, Production, Nature, Ford, Autos, F-150, Disasters, Trucks, Suppliers, Gulf, Southeast, Carolina, Seneca, BorgWarner, News Blog, Ford F-150


Lost in Transmission: Ford Recalls Nearly 68,000 2020 Pickups and Expeditions

Ford has recalled nearly 68,000 vehicles manufactured at the start of 2020 and sold in North America, saying the cars suffer from a potential manufacturing defect where the clip that locks the gearshift cable to the transmission can become unseated. While the company says it isn’t aware of any incidents related to the issue, a decoupling […] The post Lost in Transmission: Ford Recalls Nearly 68,000 2020 Pickups and Expeditions appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Recall, Ford, Autos, F-150, North America, Ranger, Expedition, Ford Ranger, News Blog, 10-speed Automatic, F Series, Ford Motor Co. 2020


Ford F-150 Hybrid Slowly Comes Into View

Long promised and as of yet undelivered, the hybrid variant of the Ford F-150 will be the first vehicle of its kind in a wildly competitive (and lucrative) segment. The model will offer pickup buyers a taste of the fully electrified pickups poised to flood lineups, while giving do-it-yourself types and work crews a convenient […] The post Ford F-150 Hybrid Slowly Comes Into View appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ford, Autos, F-150, Trucks, Hybrid, News Blog, Ford F-150, Future Models, F-150 Hybrid, Ford F-150 Hybrid, Prooduct Planning


2021 Ford F-150 Looks to Avoid Enemies

Given that domestic full-size pickups generate more money for their respective builders than a war bonds drive, every redesign is fraught with danger. OEMs walk an especially fine line in this segment, fearful of making a vehicle too bland or too similar to the previous generation, but understandably nervous about breaking out of the box […] The post 2021 Ford F-150 Looks to Avoid Enemies appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, Ford, Autos, F-150, Trucks, News Blog, Ford F-150, Full-size Pickups


2019 Ford Raptor Review – Truckin’ Absurd

Camera in hand, I left the truck idling as I descended the running board onto the dirt path. I’d planned to get a couple of quick snaps in a beautiful natural setting, considering the vehicle’s considerable off-road prowess. The report of what could only be a 12-gauge shotgun fired a couple hundred yards away made […] The post 2019 Ford Raptor Review – Truckin’ Absurd appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Reviews, Ford, Autos, F-150, Car Reviews, F-150 Raptor, Raptor, 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor, Ford Raptor Review


2019 Ford F-150 SuperCrew Power Stroke Review – Strokin’

I’ve never owned a truck. Over my two-plus decades of driving, I’ve shopped for trucks new and used, but have always stopped short of stroking a check for something with a bed for various reasons big and little. Typically I needed something with more interior space, more lockable cargo space, or more comfort — but […] The post 2019 Ford F-150 SuperCrew Power Stroke Review – Strokin’ appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Reviews, Ford, Autos, F-150, Car Reviews, Diesel, Ford F-150, Full-size Trucks, Power Stroke, 2019 Ford F-150 diesel, SuperCrew Power Stroke Review