Wednesday Aug 27
1979 Ford F-250 - Schlongbed
Troy Lemke, a heavy equipment transportation specialist from Lakeside, California, acquired his '79 Ford F-250 crew cab from family members in Oklahoma.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
The Motley Fool
3 Reasons Ford Motor Company's Stock Could Fall
Ford's Explorer SUV has posted big sales numbers in the U.S. recently. But U.S. sales growth could be peaking, and that's one factor that could hurt Ford's share price.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Ram makes a power move in heated rivalry with Ford Super Duty
The rivalry between Ford Motor Co.' s venerable F series and Chrysler's hard-charging Ram truck brand is heating up again.
Car and Driver
do (All of) the Twist: Ram Snatches Truck Torque Crown with 865-lb-ft Cummins Diesel for 2015
Ford threw down the gauntlet last year with the revelation that its 2015 Super Duty pickups would produce 440 hp and 860 lb-ft of torque, yet we knew it wouldn't be long before one of the other domestic brands launched a volley of its own in the heavy-duty pickup war.
What's so special about Ford's new 2015 Super Duty trucks?
The residents want trucks that are powerful and durable enough to do any job, in any environment.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
2015 Ram HDs Continue to Boast Segment Leadership
A brief list of highlights for the 2015 Ram 2500/3500 Heavy-Duty pickup trucks is out , and it looks like Ram is serious about maintaining as many pieces of its segment-leading pie as possible.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
The Auto Channel
August 22, 2014: Cobra head shape reduces exhaust gas restrictions to improve engine performanceFord engineers used advanced fluid dynamics computer modeling to create optimal shape and enable maximum output While some might hold their breath seeing the fearsome shape of a king cobra, Ford engineers discovered that designing the turbo exhaust ... (more)
Dallas Morning News
Ram plans to stick with steel for its pickups, Reuters says
Chrysler Group has no plans to follow Ford and General Motors in replacing steel body panels on its big Ram pickups with aluminum, Reuters says.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
SinterCast Results April-June 2014
The outlook for series production remains positive as commercial vehicle and pick-up opportunities continue to grow and as the overall market awareness of CGI continues to increase.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Ford puts fresh spins on its classics
The Ford brand has spent several years focusing on vehicles that struck at the heart of segments once dominated by imports: crossovers and mid-sized sedans.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
The Motley Fool
3 Reasons Ford's Stock Could Rise
Strong pickup sales helped power Ford's turnaround. They could also power one of the next phases of Ford's growth.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Pickup payload U-turn: GM bases rating on curb weight
In the flap over how General Motors and Ford Motor Co. calculate the maximum payload ratings of their pickups, GM blinked.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
GM to stop removing truck parts to maximize payload ratings
For the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and Silverado 1500 and the GMC Canyon, pictured, and GMC Sierra 1500, GM will use "maximum payloads based on base curb weights" in advertising, catalogs and media materials.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
2000 Ford F-350 - Project Power Stroke Puller: Part 2
In the last issue of Mud Life, you were able to watch as we dropped off our 2000 Ford Super Duty at Chrome Fish Customs for a full-body message and makeover.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
This 2016 Ford Super Duty Prototype Burned
A new wave of startups is proving you don't have to go overseas to churn out a product-or a profit.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Looking Beyond Ford's Short-Term Weakness
Ford had released disappointing results earlier this year. The stock was performing well on the stock market, but has dipped slightly of late.
What you missed on 8.4.2014
Our man Michael Harley takes his turn behind the wheel of the brand-new Acura TLX and finds it a better car than either the TSX or TL, both of which it replaces in the automaker's lineup.
Car and Driver
For Shame: GM Joins Ford in Gaming Pickup-Truck Payload Ratings
Just as pickup-truck makers agreed to use SAE-certified trailer tests to advertise maximum tow ratings, we find out that at least two of them have been fudging payload capacities-even going so far as removing or swapping out critical parts before they reach the scales.
Integrity matters much more than bragging rights
Mark Fields has many tasks ahead as the new CEO of Ford Motor Co., but he needs to add one more to his to-do list: End a disturbing pattern that values bragging rights ahead of integrity.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Ford, GM play with numbers for bragging rights
To come up with the payload figures, Ford and GM acknowledge that they delete the weight of some heavy parts, such as the spare tire or rear bumper, from the base curb weights of many of their pickups.