Rivian R1T Sunrise

A New Day Dawns for Electric Pickups

Pickups and electric vehicles are top of mind these days. So why not put the two together? That’s exactly what Ford, GM, and a growing list of startup companies are focusing on today, promising great choices for pickup buyers ahead.

All-New Ford Explorer Hybrid

Ford’s Modular Hybrid Transmission

Lots of new technologies are being used by automakers to enhance the power and efficiency of their hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles. Innovations abound, like the compact and lightweight modular hybrid transmission now being used in Ford and Lincoln SUVs.

2019 Transit Connect Van

New Transit Connect a Great Fleet Vehicle

Ford’s Transit Connect, named Green Car Journal’s 2019 Commercial Green Car of the Year™ at the San Antonio Auto & Truck Show, is available in both cargo van and wagon variations. This popular commercial vehicle emerges as an all-new generation in

2019 Transit Connect Wagon

Ford Reveals Redesigned Transit Connect

Ford has unveiled its redesigned 2019 Transit Connect Wagon, a popular compact delivery van that’s widely used by tradesmen, small businesses, and delivery services. The updated model features all-new powerplants to maximize efficiency and functionality, including a standard 2.0-liter, direct-injected


Ford Transit Connect a ‘Green’ Fleet Option

Ford’s popular Transit Connect, a European compact van model introduced to the U.S. in 2010, continues to find a ready market with tradesmen, delivery services, and fleets seeking an efficient and easily maneuverable van for urban and suburban use. It’s

2016 Ford F-150 Lariat Appearance Package

Ford F-150: Functional, Fun, and Efficient

Ford’s aluminum bodied F-150, an all-new generation that debuted in the 2015 model year, is revolutionary. It is also distinguished as Green Car Journal’s 2016 Green Truck of the Year™, an honor bestowed at the recent San Antonio Auto &

2016 Transit Connect

Ford Transit Connect: Flexible & Efficient

It used to be that light-duty commercial vans were all pretty much alike – boxy, unexciting, and devoid of the kind of features we expect in our everyday vehicles. That all changed six years ago when Ford brought its European

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Connected Green Cars Among Us

We are heading toward self-driving cars quicker than anyone could have imagined just a few years ago. While it will clearly be some time before our highways are packed with driverless cars making their way to work, home, and parts

Automated Fusion Hybrid Research Vehicle

Ford Looks to Silicon Valley for Tech

Ford aims to have one of the largest automotive research teams in Silicon Valley with the establishment of its Research and Innovation Center Palo Alto, California. The center’s focus is to accelerate development of technologies and experiments in connectivity, mobility,

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Ford C-MAX Solar Energi: Driving on the Power of the Sun

The thought of vehicle-integrated solar cells taking an active role in powering an electric car remains a tantalizing prospect. In fact, the use of solar panels on the roof of a vehicle is not a new idea. It’s been shown

Automated Fusion Hybrid Research Vehicle

Can Vehicles Develop ‘Common Sense’?

Ford unveiled its automated Ford Fusion Hybrid research vehicle last month, a technology-packed vehicle intended to help pave the way toward autonomous driving. Now Ford is expanding its research efforts with the high-tech Fusion through new collaborations with Massachusetts Institute

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  • January 22, 2014
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Ford F-150 to Offer Ability to Run on Compressed Natural Gas

Ford F-150 Natural Gas Pickup

Ford’s 3.7-liter V-6 equipped-150 pickup is now available with a factory-installed, gaseous-fuel prep package, making Ford the only manufacturer offering a CNG/LPG-capable half-ton pickup. The $315 engine prep package includes hardened valves, valve seats, pistons, and rings so it can