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    Exclusive: Plug In 2014: ALTe ready to join Ford's EQVM to convert, sell F-150 PHEV [w/video]
    Plug-in Hybrid Truck Still Has Hurdles To Jump 1407179040

    It's been a while since we've checked in with ALTe and its plans to convert big work vehicles like the Ford F-150 into plug-in hybrids. So, when we saw a demonstration vehicle sitting outside the San Jose Convention Center at the Plug In 2014 Conference last week, we had to get a closer look. ...

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    Ride along as CleanMPG teaches us how to hypermile a Ford F-150 EcoBoost

    Who Says A Huge Truck Can't Get 30+ MPG? The first time he suggested it, I hesitated. After all, I'd never tried to drive a vehicle at 45 miles per hour with the engine completely off. But here I was, cresting a long hill on a highway somewhere in Oklahoma and Wayne Gerdes was saying in a ...

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    2011 Ford F-150 to achieve up to 23 MPG with 3.7-liter V6

    2011 Ford F-150 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As we said shortly after driving Ford's latest F-150 pickup trucks, we think Ford has the very best range of powertrain options in the segment for 2011. One of the engines we are most impressed with is the 3.7-liter V6 that now serves ...

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    Report: 2011 Euro Range Rover to get 4.4L diesel, the ex-F150 engine?

    It's being reported that the 2011 Range Rover (in Europe at least) will be getting a new diesel engine option to replace the current 3.6-liter V8 diesel. The new engine scheduled to launch this fall is a 4.4-liter V8 with 308 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque. The diesels currently used by ...

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    Ford confirms (again) EcoBoost engine for F-150 lineup

    2009 Ford F-150 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The biggest bit of truck news from Ford today may have been the introduction of the latest Super Duty models, but the automaker didn't leave its smaller full-size pickup out of the festivities entirely. Buried down at the bottom of the ...

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    Ford drops 'SFE' label from fuel-efficient trucks

    2009 Ford F-150 SFE - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Back in the summer of 2008, fuel prices hit their highest peak in U.S. history and automakers responded with a raft of new cars and trucks designed to eke as many miles from a single gallon of fuel as possible. Not surprisingly, Ford ...

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    Ford highlights F-150 with "unsurpassed fuel economy"

    Greenwashing or no, at least Ford is moving to green up its lineup. The company recently highlighted some of the reasons to buy a new F-150, including great residual value, powerful towing capacity, lots of award from all sorts of people and, right at the end, the detail that the whole range gets ...

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    As gas prices fluctuate, so do pickup and SUV sales

    The American buying public may have a very short attention span. Could it be that memories of the record high gas prices of a few months back have already faded away into oblivion? The answer is a definite maybe, as full-size pickups and SUV sales have rebounded a bit from their historic lows, but ...

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    Ford reconsiders "Boss" V8 engine

    Click above for high-res gallery of the 2009 Ford F-150Another large, powerful V8 engine program has bitten the dust. After GM made the decision to axe its high-tech DOHC V8, it became obvious that automakers are beginning to see the luster disappear from the classic V8 engine architecture. Ford, ...

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    What can we say about this license plate that it doesn't already say?

    To answer the question in the headline: not much. Seeing a truck that reads "HOGNGAS" makes me wonder if the driver is unabashedly proud of the fuel he or she burns or if it's an apologetic way to tell the world that, driving on the highway, an F150 gets somewhere between 16 and 19 mpg (even less ...


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