Category: 1999 News

March 16, 1999 – Alan Jackson song takes customers to “Ford Country” at Dallas Auto Show

Alan Jackson song takes customers to "Ford Country" at Dallas Auto Show Country music sensation Alan Jackson, who has been singing about Ford trucks for two years, is changing his tune. Next month, he’ll begin singing about "Ford Country" – a tribute to the people who live and work in their Ford trucks. Jackson and […] 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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