Great news, car fans! The Ford Ranger and Ford Bronco nameplates will be making a US comeback if this $9 billion UAW deal goes through!
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Outrage: an LA County Deputy’s patrol car drifted into the bike lane and killed a prominent LA businessman while checking his email. Won’t face charges.
The fireworks have faded and the beer cans are being cleaned up after another Independance Day in America. For Tesla Motors July 4th was especially liberating, with the petition to allow the electric automaker to sell its cars directly to consumers crossing the important 100,000 signature mark. Now the ball is in Obama’s court; will the administration respond?
Chris’ petition to Ford trying to convince the blue oval boys to bring their “world-market” diesel Ranger to the US has been, comment-wise, one of the most popular posts in Gas 2’s short five-year history. Despite our pleas, increasingly stringent CAFE standards on light trucks, the recession, the complete absurdity of driving a full-size pickup […]
Two American companies. Two class-leading mid-size pickups. Two completely different paths. Ford has announced that as of December 19th, 2011, Ford Ranger production will cease and the historic Twin Cities Assembly Plant will shut down. Meanwhile, GM announced that it will bring the new global Colorado pickup to America.
Update: I am sticking this post to the front page for the next week to see how many signatures we can actually get. I’ve been told that for Ford to consider bringing the diesel Ranger here, the numbers would have to be “staggering.” So if you want this truck, comment on this post!