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Construction pros have no doubts over 2015 F-150′s durability: aluminum truck’s weight savings outweigh questions over repair costs

Construction pros have no doubts over 2015...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 14, 2014

Even though the 2015 F-150 first appeared to the world from under a silk sheet, Ford's unveiling of what could ...

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PHOTOS: 2016 Ford Super Duty aluminum prototype pickup...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 05, 2014

Mishaps with prototype vehicles aren't exactly surprising. After all, that's why you build prototypes. So the mishaps—or in this case ...

Ford reveals 2015 F-150 weighs less than 5,000 pounds; 2.7L EcoBoost V6 has V8 power

Ford reveals 2015 F-150 weighs less than 5,000 pounds;...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 23, 2014

Since unveiling the 2015 F-150 back in January, Ford has released quite a bit of information about the new truck. ...

POLL: Can aluminum-bodied pickups stand up to the abuse of construction work?

POLL: Can aluminum-bodied pickups stand up to the abuse...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 14, 2014

When Ford unveiled the 2015 F-150 and announced that it would have an aluminum body, two of the first questions ...

Ford has shown aluminum truck bodies don’t rust and may improve gas mileage, but how will they hold up after 30 years?

Ford has shown aluminum truck bodies don’t rust...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 27, 2014

Ford rocked the automotive world with its decision to use aluminum bodies in pickup trucks starting in 2015. This will ...

Automakers say 75% of new pickups will be made of aluminum by 2025

Automakers say 75% of new pickups will be made of...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 13, 2014

By 2025, more than 75 percent of all new pickup trucks produced in North America will be aluminum-bodied, according to ...

Ford has been secretly testing prototype 2015 F-150s at construction sites and mines for 3 years (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Ford has been secretly testing prototype 2015 F-150s at...

Posted by Bruce Smith on May 29, 2014

"Drive it like you stole it and work it hard." Those were the marching orders Denis Kanseir, the lead prototype engineer ...

GM to release an aluminum pickup by 2018 to compete with F-150

GM to release an aluminum pickup by 2018 to compete...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 19, 2014

Feeling the heat from arch-rival Ford, General Motors is in the process of developing a pickup truck with an aluminum ...

Ford’s 2015 F-150 has triggered a “stampede” on aluminum among competing automakers

Ford’s 2015 F-150 has triggered a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 18, 2014

The weight-shaving and redesigned aluminum body on the new 2015 Ford F-150 turned more than the heads of customers and ...

Report: Ford will unveil the 2015 F-150 next month and it will be made of aluminum

Report: Ford will unveil the 2015 F-150 next month and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 24, 2013

While other automakers turn to diesel engines to address fuel economy, Ford's EcoBoost V-6 will reportedly have some help next ...

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