Danville’s 1940 Ford pickup took four years to restore

Danville’s 1940 Ford pickup took four years to restore

Ford Motor Co. has been building trucks for 105 years, since the days of the Model T. Starting in 1908, coach builders saw the potential of motorized trucks about nine years before Henry Ford introduced the one-ton chassis he called the Model TT, priced at $600 (about $14,420 today), nearly double the price of the … Read more

Danville’s 1940 Ford pickup took four years to restore

Danville’s 1940 Ford pickup took four years to restore

Ford Motor Co. has been building trucks for 105 years, since the days of the Model T. Starting in 1908, coach builders saw the potential of motorized trucks about nine years before Henry Ford introduced the one-ton chassis he called the Model TT, priced at $600 (about $14,420 today), nearly double the price of the … Read more

George Soros Supports Bet on Rivian as Ford Delivers Bad News

George Soros Supports Bet on Rivian as Ford Delivers Bad News

Rivian (RIVN) – Get Rivian Automotive, Inc. Class A Reports. got scared but electric vehicle makers made up for it well. The young manufacturer of electric SUVs and pickups has just dispelled some of the doubts that hang over its short-term future. The Irvine, California-based company confirmed its target of producing 25,000 vehicles by 2022, … Read more

Hit and miss Ford during its investors day

Hit and miss Ford during its investors day

CEO of Ford Motor Co. Jim Farley walks to speak at a press conference at the Rouge Complex in Dearborn, Michigan, September 17, 2020. Rebecca Cook | Reuters Ford Motor shares jumped 8.5% on Wednesday during CEO Jim Farley’s first investor day as shareholders cheered the automaker’s new “Ford+” plan that aims to increase profits … Read more

How electric pickups stack up in price, range

How electric pickups stack up in price, range

SAN ANTONIO — Ford Motor’s new F-150 Lightning is an electric pickup truck. That might seem obvious because it looks like a truck and has an electric motor and battery instead of an engine, but it needs to be said. Why? Because a successful battery-powered pickup is an important step in the EV transition, for … Read more

Ford’s new Maverick hybrid pickup starts at $19,995 and gets 40 mpg

Ford’s new Maverick hybrid pickup starts at ,995 and gets 40 mpg

DETROIT – Ford Motor’s new Maverick truck will be America’s first pickup with a standard gas-electric hybrid engine when it goes on sale this fall starting at around $20,000. The company unveiled the compact pickup on Tuesday as the smallest vehicle in its highly profitable truck lineup, trailing behind the full-size F-150 and mid-size Ranger … Read more

Ford Teases New Electric Cars for One Up Tesla, GM, and Rivian

Ford Teases New Electric Cars for One Up Tesla, GM, and Rivian

wade through (F) – Get Ford Motor Company Report launched and nothing seems to stop the Dearborn, Michigan automaker. Like a challenger who feels that their attack appears to be a surprise favorite, the group led by Jim Farley wants to destabilize its opponents in a pickup-and-truck war. But as athletes know, it’s not easy … Read more

Detroit rivalry persists even as GM, Ford and Stellantis take on Tesla

Detroit rivalry persists even as GM, Ford and Stellantis take on Tesla

Ford CEO Jim Farley speaks at the unveiling of the all-new Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck at the Ford Rouge Electric Vehicle Center on April 26, 2022 in Dearborn, Michigan. The F-150 Lightning is positioned as the first full-size electric pickup truck to go on sale in the mainstream US market. Bill Pugliano | … Read more

Ford Shakes Rivian, GM and Tesla

Ford Teases New Electric Cars for One Up Tesla, GM, and Rivian

The long-awaited battle in electric trucks has begun. Which of the Fords? (F) – Get Ford Motor Company ReportGeneral machine (GM) – Get General Motors Company ReportRivian (RIVN) – Get Rivian Automotive, Inc. Class A Reports. and Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc . Report will emerge victorious? Favorites are not clear because all competitors … Read more

Ford Teases New Electric Cars for One Up Tesla, GM, and Rivian

Ford Teases New Electric Cars for One Up Tesla, GM, and Rivian

wade through (F) – Get Ford Motor Company Report launched and nothing seems to stop the Dearborn, Michigan automaker. Like a challenger who feels that their attack appears to be a surprise favorite, the group led by Jim Farley wants to destabilize its opponents in a pickup-and-truck war. But as athletes know, it’s not easy … Read more