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Ford Celebrates 100 Years of Truck History—from 1917 Model TT to 2017 F-150 Raptor

Ford Celebrates 100 Years of Truck History -- from 1917 Model TT to 2017 F-150 Raptor
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  • Ford celebrates 100 years of leadership, innovation, capability and durability for its iconic trucks – from the Ford TT that kicked off this rich history on this day in 1917 to the new Ford F-Series lineup
  • Henry Ford’s vision to create a vehicle with a cab and work-duty frame capable of accommodating cargo beds and third-party upfit equipment proudly endures a century later in the Built Ford Tough F-Series lineup – from F-150 to F-750 Super Duty
  • F-Series reigns as America’s best-selling truck for 40 straight years and best-selling vehicle for 35 straight years, thanks to Ford listening to and understanding the needs of truck owners, developing customer-centric product innovations, and delivering purpose-built capabilities, features and configurations; Ford has sold more than 26 million F-Series trucks in the United States since 1977

One hundred years ago today, Ford introduced its first purpose-built truck, the 1917 Ford Model TT, forever changing the auto industry – and the very nature of work itself.

Announcing 2018 Ram Limited Tungsten Edition Most Luxurious Ram Pickup Truck Ever Combines Refinement, Efficiency and Class

Announcing 2018 Ram Limited Tungsten Edition Most Luxurious Ram Pickup Ever Combines Refinement, Efficiency and Class
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  • Ram continues building high-end momentum with new top-of-class Limited Tungsten Edition
  • Ultra-premium “Natura Plus” Frost and Indigo-hued leather seats, truck industry’s first suede headliner and genuine wood trim fill the interior of Ram Limited Tungsten Edition
  • Adding unique materials and colors to Ram Limited, the Tungsten’s exterior trim features several alterations, including sport hood (1500), body-color components and Tungsten Chrome R-A-M lettered grille
  • Limited Tungsten trim is part of Ram’s strategy to continue its aggressive pace in the luxury truck market
  • Ram Limited Tungsten features 8.4-inch radio display with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and SiriusXM Guardian

 Ram Truck brand is taking truck opulence to the highest level with the introduction of the new 2018 Ram Limited Tungsten Edition.
 

Raptor’s Cutting-Edge Terrain Management System Enabled By Cutting-Edge AWD/4WD Transfer Case

Raptor's Cutting-Edge Terrain Management System Enabled by Cutting-Edge AWD/4WD Transfer Case
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  • All-new 2017 F-150 Raptor features a cutting-edge transfer case that merges all-wheel-drive and four-wheel-drive capabilities for handling virtually any situation – including sport, weather, four-high desert and four-low locked off-road driving
  •  Controlled automatically via all-new Terrain Management System™, or manually by the 4x4 switch, innovative transfer case offers an electronically controlled clutch-based, on-demand system that delivers outstanding performance – for confidence whether on-road or off
  • Specially designed transfer case employs an electronic shift-on-the-fly system featuring mechanical locks to tackle all types of terrain for serious off-road performance – including nearly 2,500 miles of off-road competition testing

When the all-new F-150 Raptor hit showrooms last fall, few could foresee the extent of the innovations beyond its high-output engine and new skin. Along with all the power and agility gains comes the most advanced drive mode system in its class* – a cutting-edge Terrain Management System™. It is enabled by an all-new dual-mode transfer case that incorporates both all-wheel-drive and four-wheel-drive systems and electronic lockers to deliver the ultimate multi-terrain experience.

2018 Ford F-150 And Expedition Special Service Vehicles Help Police, Government, Fleet Customers Go Further

2018 Ford F-150 And Expedition Special Service Vehicles Help Police, Government, Fleet Customers Go Further
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  • 2018 F-150 Special Service Vehicle is tougher, smarter and more capable than ever – with choice of 5.0-liter V8 FFV or 3.5-liter EcoBoost®, and standard Auto Start-Stop, in either XL SuperCab or SuperCrew configuration – to tackle rigorous customer demands
  • 2018 Expedition Special Service Vehicle powered by 3.5-liter EcoBoost with Auto Start-Stop offers generous space and advanced new technology to keep customers connected under the most challenging conditions
  • Both SSV packages provide the space and extensive utility to meet the specialized needs of law enforcement, government and fleet customers

They might be the only new vehicles sold in the United States with high-strength aluminum-alloy bodies, vinyl seats and 10-speed column-mounted shifters – just the way their customers want them. For its law enforcement, government and fleet customers, Ford is unveiling its new 2018 F-150 Special Service Vehicle and all-new 2018 Expedition Special Service Vehicle designed to meet their very specific needs.