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Ecoboost F-150 Takes on Silverado and Tundra in Towing Gauntlet

Ecoboost F-150 Takes on Silverado and Tundra in Towing Gauntlet | First On Race Day | Scoop.it
Conventional wisdom says that if you want to tow stuff, you should have V8 truck. Ford has been hard at work dismantling that impression with their Ecoboost F-150, but it’s not like they don’t have ...
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Ford August Sales Up 12 Percent From Big Trucks, Small Cars

A strong month for Ford all-around.
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Rendered: 2015 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor

Rendered: 2015 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor | First On Race Day | Scoop.it
We have yet to grow tired of the SVT Raptor’s wide and rugged design. It’s hard to believe the extreme off-roader has been on the market since 2010. Now that the Ford F-150 is due ...
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Rice Improves the 2014 Ford F-150

Rice Improves the 2014 Ford F-150 | First On Race Day | Scoop.it
What will they think of next? Ford is now using rice hulls instead of talc to reinforce plastics used in the 2014 Ford F-150′s wiring harnesses. Even better, the rice hulls are farmed in Arkansas. ...
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Ford to Offer a CNG F-150 For 2014

Ford to Offer a CNG F-150 For 2014 | First On Race Day | Scoop.it
Compressed natural gas (CNG) runs just $2.11 per gallon on average, and as little as $1.00 in some places. So it’s no surprise that many business are opting for CNG for fleet vehicles. Starting next ...
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Batmobile-Themed Ford F-150 Pickup Can Be Yours

Batmobile-Themed Ford F-150 Pickup Can Be Yours | First On Race Day | Scoop.it
Yes, someone has actually gone out and built a Batmobile-themed Ford F-150 pickup truck.
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Ford is Reaffirms Stance Against Diesel F-150

Ford is Reaffirms Stance Against Diesel F-150 | First On Race Day | Scoop.it
In light of its competitors building diesel variants of their full-size light-duty pickups, Ford is unwavering with a gas-only engine lineup. Ford says it takes too long to amortize the extra cost of a diesel ...
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2014 Ford Mustang U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds Edition Announced

2014 Ford Mustang U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds Edition Announced | First On Race Day | Scoop.it
Ford has built a one-of-a-kind 2014 Mustang GT (LOVE IT or LEAVE IT?
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2013 F-150 Saves Occupants From EF-5 Tornado

No doubt you remember the massive tornado that ravaged Oklahoma a few weeks ago. 300mph winds went about destroying homes and devastating lives across the other wise sleepy Oklahoma country-side. That story is filled with ...
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F-150 Officially Most American Made Vehicle

F-150 Officially Most American Made Vehicle | First On Race Day | Scoop.it
Suck on it Camry, the F-150 is back. Cars.com just released their latest American made index, for the first time in four years, the F-150 tops the list by having the most american built components ...
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Galpin Auto Sports Builds Life-Size Ford Tonka Truck

Galpin Auto Sports Builds Life-Size Ford Tonka Truck | First On Race Day | Scoop.it
Galpin Auto Sports Builds Life-Size Ford Tonka Truck
Big Kids Love Trucks, TooGalpin Auto Sports in North Hills, California, has built a life-size Tonka truck from a 2012 Ford F-250 Super Duty with the Power Stroke turbodiesel.
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The collection of pony cars, all being sold by the McMurrey Family

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Spy Shots: 2015 Ford F-150 spied in the rain

Spy Shots: 2015 Ford F-150 spied in the rain | First On Race Day | Scoop.it
Filed under: Spy Photos, Truck, Ford Standing as quite a contrast from the spy shots of the 2015 Ford Mustang we saw earlier today, our spies also sent along these pictures of the next-generation F-150 pickup out testing in its (heavily...
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Uncle Sam’s Ford Truck is on eBay Right Now

Uncle Sam’s Ford Truck is on eBay Right Now | First On Race Day | Scoop.it
OK, I might not be able to prove that this is actually Uncle Sam's truck—because Uncle Sam isn't real—but if he was real, I'm pretty sure this truck is what he'd drive.
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Long Bed 2015 F-150 Supercab Spied!

Long Bed 2015 F-150 Supercab Spied! | First On Race Day | Scoop.it
KGP Photography caught some F-150 test mules gallivanting around the streets of Dearborn, Michigan. These are the first captures of the next F-150 SuperCab — previous spy shots have captured crew-cabs only.
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Ford F-150 Tonka Makes Childhood Dreams Reality

Ford F-150 Tonka Makes Childhood Dreams Reality | First On Race Day | Scoop.it
You are not staring at the surface of the Sun, but something brighter: the Ford F-150 Tonka truck built by Tuscany Automotive in Elkhart, Indiana. Looking beyond the blinding paint, the concept behind this truck ...
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Ford Sending V8 Ranger to the Dakar Rally

Ford Sending V8 Ranger to the Dakar Rally | First On Race Day | Scoop.it
Ford is sending a hotted up Ranger to the Dakar Rally. Yeah. I wish this was something we could buy in the states too. Other things this truck has that we wish we did include: ...
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Ride Is Over for Shelby Ford Mustang GT350

Ride Is Over for Shelby Ford Mustang GT350 | First On Race Day | Scoop.it
Model-year 2014 will be the Shelby Ford Mustang GT350's last.
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EcoBoost Blowup: The Sad Tale Of GhostintheMachine’s F-150 Ecoboost

EcoBoost Blowup: The Sad Tale Of GhostintheMachine’s F-150 Ecoboost | First On Race Day | Scoop.it
Having an engine blow on you is bad news. But having two? Either you have the worst kind of luck or there’s something wrong with how your stuff is setup. In either case, forumer GhostintheMachine ...
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The 2014 Ford F-150 Tremor Is The EcoBoost Sport Truck Of Your Dreams

The 2014 Ford F-150 Tremor Is The EcoBoost Sport Truck Of Your Dreams | First On Race Day | Scoop.it
I was invited to Dearborn, Michigan on Ford’s dime to drive the 2014 Ford Fiesta and the 2014 Fusion Energi, but we’re already off topic. We are here to talk about trucks!
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Ford Develops Advanced Technology to Revolutionize Prototyping, Personalization, Low-Volume Production

Ford Develops Advanced Technology to Revolutionize Prototyping, Personalization, Low-Volume Production | First On Race Day | Scoop.it
Continuing to lead the way in technology and advanced manufacturing, Ford Motor Company is developing a new form of manufacturing technology that has the potential to reduce costs and delivery time for sheet metal parts needed in smaller quantities.
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Ford Axes the Harley-Davidson F-150

Ford Axes the Harley-Davidson F-150 | First On Race Day | Scoop.it
Automotive News is reporting that Ford has unceremoniously axed the Harley-Davidson edition F-150. First introduced in 1999, the Harley-Davidson model continued through 2012, accounting for 1 or 2 percent of F-150 sales.
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Ford F-150 Tremor Aimed at Street-Truck Enthusiasts

Ford F-150 Tremor Aimed at Street-Truck Enthusiasts | First On Race Day | Scoop.it
Unlike the F-150 SVT Raptor, a purpose-built, off-road race truck, the Tremor is meant to appeal to street-truck enthusiasts. The short-wheelbase is powered by a 3.5L V-6 EcoBoost engine producing 365 hp and 420 lb.-ft.
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Ford Regenerative Brakes Rack Up Big Energy Savings

Ford Regenerative Brakes Rack Up Big Energy Savings | First On Race Day | Scoop.it
Ford introduced early versions of its regenerative brake system on the Ford Ranger and Ecostar electric vehicles in the 1990s.
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Ford F-150 Chosen as Best Light-Duty Pickup Truck by PickupTrucks.com and Popular Mechanics Magazine

Ford F-150 Chosen as Best Light-Duty Pickup Truck by PickupTrucks.com and Popular Mechanics Magazine | First On Race Day | Scoop.it
The Ford F-150 has been named winner of the 2013 Light-Duty Challenge by the editors of PickupTrucks.com and Popular Mechanics Magazine.
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