The 2014 Ford F-150 Tremor Is The EcoBoost Sport Truck Of Your Dreams

I was invited to Dearborn, Michigan on Ford’s dime to drive the 2014 Ford Fiesta and the 2014 Fusion Energi, but we’re already off topic. We are here to talk about trucks! While I was in Dearborn, Ford presented us with the 2014 Ford F-150 Tremor, an EcoBoost, performance-centric pickup that is everything right-and-wrong about the auto industry.. This is a truck that takes me back…

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NAIAS 2013: The Ford Atlas Concept Points To The Future Of Pickups

For the past few years, Ford has been kind enough to fly us out to the North American International Auto Show for some pretty reveals, and this year was no different. And as always, Ford put on a big show in Joe Louis Arena, unveiling the Ford Atlas Concept, a futuristic Ford pickup loaded with all sorts of fuel efficient technologies and a bold, in-yo-face look.

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Next-Gen Ford F-150 Aims For 3 MPG Improvement

High gas prices have yet to knock the Ford F-150 off of its perch as America’s best-selling vehicle, though it has certainly taken a bite out of annual sales. Ford knows today’s truck customers put a lot of emphasis on fuel economy, and the Detroit automaker is looking to deliver a substantial fuel efficiency improvement for its next generation of F-150 pickups.

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ALTe Takes EV Conversions To China For Survival

The cottage industry of electric vehicle conversions was hoping to ride the wave of EV fever into a much larger market. Unfortunately, the high cost of conversions means there are few takers, and several conversion companies have already gone out of business.

Yet Auburn Hills-based ALTe Powertrain Technologies believes there is still a market for EV conversions…it just isn’t in the U.S.

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