Category: 1999 News

March 16, 1999 – Bliss Anxious to Get NASCAR Craftsman Truck Season Started

Bliss Anxious to Get NASCAR Craftsman Truck Season Started March 16, 1999 — Mike Bliss moves to the Roush Racing stable in 1999 and will pilot the #99 Exide Batteries Ford F-150. Following four successful years in the NCTS, the 1998 Busch Pole Award winner is excited about the upcoming season which begins Saturday, March […] More »

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March 2, 1999 – Ford of Canada achieves new truck sales record

OAKVILLE, Ont., March 2, 1999 – Back-to-back increases have produced the best year-to-date truck sales in Ford of Canada’s 95-year history. Last month’s 11,992 truck deliveries were up 12.8 percent and contributed to a year-to-date record of 24,292 units. "It is fitting that a new sales record is established on the strength of two Canadian-made […] More »

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March 10, 1999 – 1999 SVT F-150 Lightning to pace NASCAR Cracker Barrel 500

March 10, 1999 – 1999 SVT F-150 Lightning to pace NASCAR Cracker Barrel 500 DEARBORN, Mich. — Lightning is expected to hit this weekend at the NASCAR Cracker Barrel 500, but for Atlanta Motor Speedway race fans, this supercharged version will definitely be a treat to watch and experience. That’s because Ford’s 1999 SVT F-150 […] More »

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March, 15 1999 – Hydro-Quebec is first in Canada to order Ford Ranger electric vehicle

Hydro-Quebec is first in Canada to order Ford Ranger electric vehicle Montreal, March 15 — Ford of Canada has taken the first orders for its electric-powered Ranger, from utility giant Hydro-Quebec. This makes Ford the first major automaker in the country to sell EV’s, and Hydro-Quebec, the first company in the country to own and […] More »

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March 15, 1999 – “World’s fastest truck” launched at Oakville

“World’s fastest truck” launched at Oakville OAKVILLE, Ontario, March 15, 1999 – Ford’s Ontario Truck Plant in Oakville today began production of the SVT F-150 Lightning pickup – a performance truck with a top speed of 225 kilometres per hour (140 m.p.h.). The plant, which builds regular, Ford F-Series pickups, will produce 4,000 of the […] More »

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