Tag: 2015

Why Are Newer Trucks So Hard to Work On?

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I’ve often been asked why are newer cars and trucks so hard to work on? After leaving engineering and running an auto repair shop, my employees asked me this daily. They enjoyed having someone that helped caused their misery right there to sling it back! One of the best examples of this is a Chevy [...] More »

Ford Plants Tomato Based Plastic in 2015 F-150

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Ford has enlisted the aid of tomato experts, Heinz, in their quest to develop a 100% plant based plastic. The report says that they’re using tomato skins specifically, but that could expand to peels, stems, seeds, and the rest of it. Nike, Coca-Cola, and Procter & Gamble are also partners along with other companies. According [...] More »

The 2015 F-150 is Built Ford… Convenient?

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Ford trucks are known for being tough.  But being tough is no excuse for making things tough on the driver.  Apparently, the 2015 F-150 is being manufactured with that same thought in mind. Chief engineer for the truck, Pete Reyes, gave The Fast Lane Truck a walk-around of the vehicle while pointing out its convenience [...] More »