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    Official: Ford increasing Super Duty production by 15 percent
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    Ford has announced a hefty $80 million investment in its Kentucky Truck Plant, which is responsible for building the F-250, F-350, F-450 and F-550 versions of the Super Duty pickup. The influx of cash will add 350 jobs to the factory. The investment is also good for a 15-percent increase in ...

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    Report: Is Tesla's next project an F-150 competitor? [w/poll]
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    What's the future look like for Tesla after it launches the Model X CUV and possibly a smaller, sub-Model S sedan? Would you believe a pickup truck? Yes, Tesla could be looking to use its EV know-how to take the fight to Ford and the F-150, based on comments made by company founder Elon ...

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    Official: Meet Floyd Pullin, 102-year-old honorary president of Ford trucks [w/video]
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    When we talk about trucks we often talk about how loyal truck owners are; it's men like Floyd Pullin who provide the proof. The 102-year-old man from Confluence, Pennsylvania has only owned Ford products since the 1920s, and he's done so well by Ford Trucks that the division named him honorary ...

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    Read This: The fascinating forgotten civil defense history of Mister Softee trucks
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    Hemmings came across an interesting article from the Throwin' Wrenches blog about the intersection of ice cream, cars and civic duty in America's late 1950s. In particular, it focuses on the Mister Softee trucks, which criss-crossed neighborhoods of the eastern US serving ice cream. Looking past ...

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    Report: Ford to build next F-150, outgoing model concurrently?
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    Ford is rumored to be considering concurrent production for old and new F-150 models in a bid to minimize supply chain disruptions and inventory. Automotive News is reporting that the Blue Oval will build both the current F-150 and its replacement, which we showed you testing just last month, ...

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    Ford bucks trend, will hire 1,000 workers at F-150 plant
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    Come January, about 1,000 laid-off Ford workers will get their jobs back. That's because Ford, despite industry trends, is predicting that sales of its re-designed F-150 will surpass its current reduced manufacturing capacity. To prepare for this, Ford will restore a third shift at its Dearborn ...

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    Rumormill: Ford may drop manual from Super Duty lineup
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    It's an unconfirmed rumor that Ford's going to make its Super Duty pickups shiftless, but the mere whiff of a reduction in choices is likely set enthusiasts afire with rage. The merits of standard versus automatic transmissions in trucks that routinely tow and generally work hard is a debate for ...

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    Got a Ford F-Series? Better follow the rules...
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    var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/Ford_gets_viral_with_BFT_video_campaign'; If you roll in a Ford truck, you'd best be aware of the rules. If you violate 'em, the BFT patrol will be all over your case like stink on a monkey. And if you've been to the zoo, you know how monkeys stink. It's ...

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    Kelley Blue Book says Ford trucks, SUVs look best
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    Apparently tough and muscular are favored by truck and SUV buyers. Who knew? In a Kelley Blue Book Brand Watch poll, active car shoppers picked the look of Ford's trucks and non-luxury SUVs over the competition. Though the poll was done in April, current sales numbers seem to prove it, with some of ...

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    Ford launches new F-series ad campaign
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    Football, racing, and country music are the baskets into which Ford is putting their advertising eggs for the new F-series pickups, which has been Ford's bread and butter for the last 30 years. The campaign blends Ford's new "Bold Moves" campaign and the older (but more entrenched) "Built Ford ...

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    Ford versus Chevrolet battle results in casualty
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    In Lakeland, FL, the never-ending dispute over the superiority of Ford and Chevy trucks resulted in the death of one teenager and the jailing of a second on murder charges. An angry phone conversation resulted in a parking lot confrontation, which led to Brandon Prince and David ...

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    Spy Shots: 2007 Ford Super Duty
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    As noted by Inside Line, Ford decided not to go with the locomotive-inspired theme of the Super Chief concept for its refreshened Super Duty pickups due out this summer. Too bad, as the Super Chief was super cool. Regardless, the new Super Dutes will get bigger and bolder in the front and back, ...

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