Ford to suspend F-150, compact crossover output as retail demand dipsMon, 17, Oct 2016
In a fresh sign of pressure on U.S. automakers, Ford will shut down production of its best-selling F-150 pickup truck for a week at a Kansas City assembly plant. The company, citing a drop in retail demand, is also suspending output of two crossovers, the Ford Escape and the Lincoln MKC, at its Louisville Assembly Plant in Kentucky for two of the next three weeks.
Pickup truck price war heating up as Ram knocks off SilveradoFri, 07, Oct 2016
To hold a slowing market at bay, U.S. carmakers are offering the biggest incentives on full-sized pickups since December 2008, when the country was mired in recession and the auto industry was collapsing.
Newer Ford F-150s being probed by U.S. for brake issuesTue, 04, Oct 2016
U.S. vehicle safety regulators have opened an investigation into complaints of brake problems in an estimated 282,000 recent model year Ford F-150 pickup trucks, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on its website.