Author: Marcus Slater

F-150 Rescues Stranded Semi-Truck on the Beach


Semi-trucks aren’t the optimal beach vehicle. That probably sounds like an obvious statement, and yet, here we are with a semi-truck stranded on the beach, mere feet salty doom. Tragedy! All is lost! If only there were trucks around with a reputation for toughness and versatility. If only they had a proven record of saving […] More »

  Comments | By - May 22, 2014

Ford Considering Aluminum for Next Generation SUVs


First, they came for the F-150. Next, the world. Or at least the Expedition. Edmunds made a claim a few weeks back that Ford is considering converting Expedition and the Explorer to an aluminum body a la the F-150. Though, you probably didn’t need a crystal ball to see that coming. All of the benefits […] More »

  Comments | By - May 20, 2014

2015 Super Duty Engineers Q&A: Part 3


You guys asked a lot of questions last week, but Ford’s Engineers weren’t scared off. In fact, they’ve agreed to come back every week for the next three weeks! You can find them in the forums every Friday until after Memorial Day break.  Expect more technically minded responses in the coming weeks. We’ve got questions on […] More »

  Comments | By - May 19, 2014

Photo of the Week: Iceland Rescue F-350


Now this is how you build a truck. Similar to how we have mud bogs all over the place in America, they have fields of snow and slush and ice in Iceland. In order to get from one part of the country to the other, they rely on these: “super jeeps.” They’re upgraded with blown out […] More »

  Comments | By - May 16, 2014

Fleet Sales Pick Up For CNG F-150


Ford’s been pushing their CNG trucks for the better part of the year, but that average consumer probably wouldn’t have heard about it. Honestly, the initial expense and limited bed space preclude them from the best option for most individuals. If you’re a government, however, the long term appeal of CNG is attractive. I’m not […] More »

  Comments | By - May 15, 2014

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