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In this day and age it's a sin to still have 2006 models sitting on your dealer lot. Unfortunately for dealers under The Chrysler Group umbrella, their lots are teaming with '06 metal. The Detroit News quotes analyst John Casesa of Casesa Shapiro LLC as saying, "To have a third of your inventory in old models when you're two months into the (2007) model year, that's heavy." Heavy indeed, John.

Ford saw fit to rain on General Motors' parade a bit today by announcing the changes that its Ford F-150 will receive for the 2007 model year. Chief among them is an increase in towing capacity by 600 lbs. to a "class-leading" 10,500 lbs. That number just happens to match the 10,500-lb. towing capacity of the just unveiled 2007 Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra, which was described as "segment-leading" by GM. The F-150, however, may break the tie with a greater payload capacity of 3,050 lbs. compar