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Ford recalls 3,200 2015 F-150s to replace seat belts

Ford has issued a recall notice for 3,200 examples of the 2015 F-150 SuperCrew to replace improperly secured seatbelt pretensioners.

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Ford adding second supplier for F-150 frames

After months of shortages, The Wall Street Journal reports that Ford has chosen Tower International as a second supplier of steel frames for the F-150 pickup.

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Ford F-150 extended cab struggles in IIHS small overlap test

The new aluminum-bodied 2015 Ford F-150 performed well in crash testing, but a missing component prompted the IIHS to test another version that didn't hold up quite as well.

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Ford offering $10,000 in incentives for new F-150

Ford is offering up to $10,029 in incentives for the new F-150, which has been plagued by production issues that have cut into sales and earnings.

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IIHS crash tests second F-150 bodystyle

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has decided to crash test a second cab configuration of a pickup for the first time after Automotive News pointed out that the 2015 F-150 SuperCrew has added reinforcements around its wheels.

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Ford creates F-150 Sandcat to promote Halo 5: Guardians

Ford, Galpin Auto Sports, Xbox, and 343 Industries team up to turn an F-150 into a one-off Sandcat battle truck, designed to celebrate the launch of Halo 5: Guardians.

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Ford and OMS bring military ride-and-drive program to Hockenheimring

Ford is giving servicemen and women the chance to sample the 2015 Mustang and F-150 in the unique confines of Germany's Hockenheimring.

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Ford halves summer shutdown, ramps SUV production

Ford will cut its normal summer break in half at 16 factories in order to keep up with demand for the company's trucks, SUV, and crossovers. Workers will get one week off in late June, rather than the usual two.

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Ford F-150 production hampered by frame shortage

A shortage of frames for the new aluminum-bodied Ford F-150 has hampered production and profits.

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Ford recalling 12,300 2015 F-150 pickups

Ford is recalling 12,300 of its new 2015 F-150 pickup trucks in North America. According to the automaker, an upper l-shaft may have been riveted improperly on these trucks, which can cause it to separate. If that happens, drivers may lose steering control without warning. Yikes.

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Ford could make as much as $13k profit for every F-150

Ford might be making $13,000 or more on each F-150 that the company sells.

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Aluminum Ford F-150 earns five-star crash rating [w/video]

The 2015 Ford F-150 and its aluminum structure has scored so high in NHTSA's crash testing that it's been awarded the prestigious five-star safety rating.

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Watch a drone try to land in back of a moving 2015 Ford F-150 at night

Ford Canada has come up with a fun stunt for the 2015 F-150. Watch as a Canadian drone pilot attempts to land his craft in the back of a moving truck during a windy night.

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2015 Ford F-150 begins rolling off line at second factory

Ford has added some much-need production capacity for its 2015 F-150, bringing its Kansas City, MO factory online.

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2015 Ford F-150's aluminum body not expected to hurt resale value

The resale value for the 2015 Ford F-150 is expected to be even higher than the 2014 model. This comes despite the potential for higher repair costs for the aluminum body because of the the new truck's fuel savings.

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Ford hurt by 2015 F-150 production restraints

A tight supply of the 2015 Ford F-150 means that the truck isn't selling as many units as it might be able to, and that could be pulling down Ford sales. Currently, the pickups are only built at one plant, while the other is still changing over.

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How Ford switched gears for the all-new F-150

This Built America: Ford, Aluminum, And The 2015 F-150

AOL's This Built America series documents the process of Ford revamping its Dearborn Truck plant to produce the new, aluminum F-150.

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2015 F-150 kick-starts Ford sales

Automaker To Add 1,550 Jobs To Support Production

The 2015 Ford F-150 is off to a strong start. Here's why January's sales bode well for Ford's flagship pickup.

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Why Edmunds took a sledgehammer to its 2015 Ford F-150

Edmunds decided to inject some fact into the fray over repair costs for the aluminum 2015 Ford F-150: it bought a $52,000 long-term F-150 and clouted it with a sledgehammer. Twice. Then it drove the truck to a Ford dealer to get it repaired. Seven days later it had a restored truck and a bill.

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Why 2015 is going to be a huge year for trucks

Four Reasons Pickups Are More Important Than Ever

Pickup trucks are back with a vengeance this year. There are new products, more and better features, and a fresh sense of competition. We examine the competitive landscape and look ahead as 2015 shapes up to be The Year Of The Truck.

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