DEARBORN, Mich. ““ After searching America for the best people, places, ideas and innovations, the editors of Reader’s Digest recognize the Ford F-250 Super Chief concept as one of the top innovations for 2006 in the magazine’s third annual “America’s 100 Best” issue.
The Ford F-250 Super Chief concept debuted at the 2006 North American International Auto Show in January as the world’s first vehicle with Tri-Flex fueling, enabling the supercharged V-10 to run for 500 miles between fill-ups on hydrogen, E85 ethanol or gasoline. Super Chief is Ford’s most advanced, well-appointed pickup ever ““ showcasing the tri-fuel flexibility as one possible innovation by Ford to help pave the way for hydrogen vehicles, as the nation’s ethanol and hydrogen fueling infrastructure continues to develop.
On newsstands now, more than 80 million readers in 50 different countries will discover the findings of the Reader’s Digest editors who spoke to hundreds of experts and ordinary folk, tested, tasted and debated everything from the Best Sandwich to the Best Must-Have Gadgets to the Best Pet-Friendly City to honor the quirky, amazing and truly extraordinary for 2006.
“We’re delighted that the F-250 Super Chief is recognized as one of “America’s 100 Best” for it’s innovations in technology and design execution,” says Peter Horbury, executive director, North America Design. “The truck has made quite the impression across the country and we’re proud to be featured with other creative products that do the same.”