Our test of the new F-150 PowerBoost netted an extraordinary 19.2 average mpg with a 1,732-lb. payload and 25.1 mpg without. Adding PowerBoost’s 12,700 lbs. of max towing, is it blasphemy to finally turn our backs on diesel for true work applications?
January 4, 2021
XL Fleet expanded its line of electrified powertrains to include a hybrid-electric drive system for the medium-duty Class 5 Ford F-550 Super Duty chassis.
December 16, 2020
A new commercial vehicle (CV) strategy is being implemented by Ford to make commercial vehicles a larger part of its business. Executing this new strategy is Ted Cannis, general manager, Commercial Vehicles for the U.S. and Canada.
November 18, 2020
The all-electric 2022 E-Transit will be available with a starting price under $45,000 and features a targeted maximum payload of 3,800 pounds with up to 487.3 cubic feet of cargo space.
November 12, 2020
The new E-Transit will join the all-electric F-150 and EV Mustang Mach-E, which support Ford’s plan of future vehicle electrification.
November 10, 2020
Fluid Truck, a national truck rental platform, will incorporate 600 Lightning Electric vehicles onto its platform, with availability starting in the fourth quarter.
October 8, 2020
Ford celebrated the production start of the all-new F-150 at the Ford Rouge Center and confirmed construction of the new Rouge Electric Vehicle Center where it will build the all-electric F-150 by mid-2022.
September 17, 2020
The all-new Ford F-150 features a new hybrid powertrain, new workspace convenience features, as well as updated connectivity and safety features.
June 26, 2020
Ford is offering flex-fuel capability and an integrated air compressor for its 7.3L V-8 gasoline engine. The new 2021 F-600 Super Duty chassis cab is now available to order as well.
March 3, 2020
Rivian has closed an investment round of $1.3 billion, the fourth investment the battery-electric truck and SUV startup will receive in 2019.
December 23, 2019
Ford Motor Co. will invest more than $1.45 billion at its Michigan plants to support its next-generation Ranger midsize pickup, 2020 Bronco SUV, electrified F-150s, and other upcoming vehicles.
December 17, 2019
Equipped with an extended-range battery and rear-wheel drive, the Mustang Mach-E has a targeted range of at least 300 miles. Is tying an all-electric to the iconic Mustang badge a risky move?
November 18, 2019
AF looks at how Lightning Systems swaps out a gasoline powertrain with its electric powertrain. There is a large initial expense with converting a Transit van to all-electric, but the electric vehicle has its benefits.
November 13, 2019
Police agencies have ordered more than 2,600 units equipped with the 3.3L standard hybrid engine out of 15,000-plus orders for the vehicle.
September 4, 2019
The 2020 Ford Explorer Limited Hybrid’s 3.3-liter hybrid engine delivers an EPA-estimated 29 mpg highway/27 mpg city in rear-wheel-drive models, along with its estimated range of 500 miles.
August 30, 2019