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Ford F-150 is Motor Trend Truck of the Year

Motor Trend magazine has named the 2012 Ford F-150 its 2012 Truck of the Year. The magazine says it was impressed with the F-150’s towing and hauling capabilities, driving dynamics, Ecoboost engine and numerous customization configurations. “It's the combination of advancement in design, engineering excellence, efficiency, safety, value, and the performance of intended function that has earned the Ford F-150 the title of Motor Trend's Truck of the Year,” Motor Trend says. Motor Trend says its editors ... continue reading»

Tags: Ford F 150, Model News

Ford Recalls 1.1 Million Trucks for Gas Tank Problem

Ford is recalling 1.1 million trucks for a problem with the gas tank’s assembly. In cold weather states, road deicing chemicals exposed to the trucks over time could cause severe corrosion of the straps that secure the fuel tank to the truck, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports. The corrosion could cause one or both straps that attach the fuel tank to the truck to break or separate, which could cause the fuel lines to detach from ... continue reading»

Tags: Recalls, Safety, Ford F 150, Ford Super Duty F 250, Model News, Lincoln Blackwood

Cars of Summer: The Ford F-150 King Ranch Goes to Camp

For most people, summer is driving season-- day trips, road trips, drives to the beach, festivals, fairs, visiting friends and commuting in the bright sunshine. This summer, U.S. News is putting the cars we test through their summer paces and giving you tips and advice for making the most of your summer driving. In this installment, the Ford F-150 heads to the ultimate summer destination: camp. The Ford F-150 King Ranch is a beautiful truck inside and out. But ... continue reading»

Tags: Test Drives, Ford F 150, Cars of Summer

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