Category: 1999 News

Tough Love: Ford’s Engineering Cops


While I enjoyed working at Ford, there were some challenges. Here is one episode that still has me shaking my head, and this happened 16 years ago! I was an engineering supervisor. I had 10 engineers reporting to me, all working on developing transmission calibrations (“tunes”) for a certain transmission family. About this time there […] More »

December 9, 1999 – Ford F-150:Tested Tough

Source: Ford Motor Company Ford F-150:Tested Tough “We give our F-150s a thorough beating beyond anything customers will put them through. Before a customer puts his new F-150 to work, we’ve been hard at work putting more than 5 million miles of durability, development and evaluation testing on prototypes to ensure they have earned the […] More »

December 9, 1999 – Ford F-150 Lineup

Ford F-150 Lineup 2000 Ford F-150 Regular Cab and SuperCab “The Ford F-Series lineup is the most comprehensive series of pickups in the industry. We’ve built a rich heritage for more than _50 years by offering customers what they wanted, when they _wanted it. Our secret to staying ahead of the competition has been being […] More »

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