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    Ford drops 'SFE' label from fuel-efficient trucks

    2009 Ford F-150 SFE - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Back in the summer of 2008, fuel prices hit their highest peak in U.S. history and automakers responded with a raft of new cars and trucks designed to eke out as many miles from a single gallon of fuel as possible. Not surprisingly, Ford ...

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    Rendered Speculation: 2011 Ford F-Series Super Duty looks beefy, more modern

    Armed with the latest sets of spy photos and insider information, our friends over at have created an illustrated rendering of what they think the 2011 Ford F-Series Super Duty will look like. It's definitely bolder and more masculine, which is the direction that the Blue Oval ...

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    5 Stars for '09 Ford F-150

    Ford's 2009 F-150 has garnered five-star government crash ratings and a "Top Safety Pick" award from the Insurance Institute For Highway Safety (IIHS), which Ford says makes its newly redesigned full-sizer the safest out there. Vehicle safety is still largely a question of the loose nut behind the ...

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    SEMA Preview: Flightlink bringing Volt-like F-150 series hybrid with in-wheel motors

    Ford and PML Flightlink -- the same company that created the Volvo ReCharge concept -- will be showing off a plug-in hybrid electric F-150 pickup truck at the upcoming SEMA show in Las Vegas. Like the ReCharge, the F-150 will be a series hybrid, so the truck should be powered by the electric motors ...

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    Ford's light-duty 4.4L V8 diesel DOA?

    Click above for high-res gallery of the 2009 Ford F-150Ford's reported decision to put its long-awaited light-duty diesel truck engine on ice for the time being could well be a result of slowing truck sales and the rising cost of diesel fuel. Indeed, the Blue Oval's pickup sales are down by about ...

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    2009 Ford F-150 priced from $21,320

    Click above for high-res gallery of the 2009 Ford F-150 XLT
    There are advantages being the last automaker to debut its next-generation half-ton pickup, and Ford has taken advantage of watching its competitors roll out redone truck over the past few years. Being last to market means the Blue Oval ...

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    Uncertain future for Ford's RWD vehicles, more EcoBoost on the way

    It's been a while since we've heard about FoMoCo's development of large rear-wheel-drive vehicles for Ford and Lincoln – no surprise considering the current climate. With fuel prices continuing their upward trajectory and CAFE standards looming on the horizon, Ford is apparently reevaluating ...

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    Ford considering four-cylinder EcoBoost for F150

    According to sources speaking with, Ford is considering offering an EcoBoost four-cylinder engine on its F-150 pickup in 2013. The boosted mill is expected to displace around 2.5-liters, produce 260 hp and 300 lb.-ft. of torque, and would only be available on the two-door Regular ...

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    Ford confirms U.S. production of Euro Focus in 2010, delays new F-150 launch

    Click above for a gallery of the Euro-market Ford FocusFinally. The European Ford Focus will go into production in the United States in 2010 along with the Fiesta. This has been officially confirmed by Ford, which will offer the Euro Focus here in both four- and five-door body styles. That's not ...

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    Spy Shots: Ford F150 "Raptor" caught roaming the streets

    Click above for more shots of the Ford F150 "Raptor"We've got to give the folks at Ford credit for the camoflague (or lack thereof) they've used to conceal the newest mule for the F150-based "Raptor" pickup. Despite the artfully placed stickers on the windows and bumper, nothing can draw attention ...

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    Ford already thinking about more aerodynamic F-150

    click above for more high-res pics of the 2009 Ford F-150The Ford F-150 is America's annual best seller, moving more units than anything else since Jimmy Carter was president. It's also one of the most challenged when it comes to cutting through the air, although we know there's worse. If the F-150 ...

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    AutoWeek picks Best of Show and honors others from Detroit

    Here's a way to create content long after an auto show has ended, dream up a list of editorial favorite picks. Well, what the hell, we might as well be meta and report on the anti-news. Here we go blithely. AutoWeek handed out its Editors' Choice awards for the North American International Auto ...

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    Detroit 2008: Live intro of the 2009 Ford F-150

    click above for high-res live shots of the 2009 Ford F-150We already brought you official photography of the newly-revamped 2009 Ford F-150 just after midnight today, but that's hardly enough attention for America's best-selling vehicle. Now that the Blue Oval boys have rolled out the new truck ...

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    Ford temporarily shuts down truck, SUV plants

    As reported earlier, both Ford and General Motors will be cutting back production during the first quarter of 2008 in an effort to stem the tide of excessive dealer inventory. GM already idled three pick up plants for two weeks and now Ford has temporarily shut down two of its own plants Monday.The ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #81

    Now here's something worth giving thanks over. The podcast makes its return in time for you to load it on your iPod for the drive over the river and through the woods. We've been away at shows, so of course we do some recapping of whatever highlights struck our fancy at Tokyo, SEMA, and LA. We ...

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    2008 Harley-Davidson Edition Ford F-Series

    Click the image above for high-res shots of the 2008 Harley-Davidson Edition Ford F-Series pickup.The new for '08 Ford Harley-Davidson F-Series Super Duty is what you've come to expect after walking ten times around this dual-branded block. Harley owners not willing to ride in the rain (we can't ...

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    Spy Shots: 2009 Ford F-150

    Development of the next generation F150 is running flat out in anticipation of the pickup's 2009 debut. The program has progressed to the point of wheeling prototypes of different cab and bed configurations around Detroit Rock City. The spy shot ninjas at KGP snagged some really clear pictures of ...

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    VIDEO: Mike Rowe and Ford take shot at Toyota in latest commercial

    The F-150 has been the pickup truck sales king for 29 years, and when Ford redesigned its breadwinner for the 2004 model year, it did so with the intention of remaining number one for the foreseeable future. Well, the current F-150 is still number one in sales for now, but fierce competition from ...

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    Kia to enter pickup fray, too?

    Kia Motors is investigating the feasibility of introducing a pickup truck in the US market. Kia Motors president Cho Nam-hong fueled the speculation when he was quoted as saying "Isn't it time for Kia Motors to make inroads into the (U.S.) pickup truck market?" Cho's answer was in response to ...

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    New York Auto Show: Chip gives us the scoop on his upcoming Foose F-150

    Click the image above to view the Autoblog Chip Foose interviewQuestions remained surrounding the Ford Chip Foose F-150, so we set out in search of answers and found ourselves speaking to the man whose name appears on the truck. A couple of questions and a Chip riff or two later, here's what we ...


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