Texas fairground set for pickup battlesMon, 26, Sep 2016
Texans' love affair with the pickup truck is being put to the test as the economy softens, dragged down by Houston's contracting energy sector and a strong dollar weighing on the state's sizable export sector. But judging by the wares coming to the Texas State Fair this week, the competition for buyers has only intensified.
Ford, NFL launch expanded marketing relationship with F seriesWed, 07, Sep 2016
The Blue Oval and “The Shield” are further strengthening their marketing relationship. On Wednesday, Ford revealed that the F series is now the official truck of the National Football League, signing a three-year partnership. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Takata truck blast revives concerns over airbag propellantThu, 01, Sep 2016
Critics of embattled airbag manufacturer Takata Corp. said last week's deadly explosion of a truck carrying parts to its Mexican factory underscores questions about the safety of the chemical compound at the center of the largest automotive recall in U.S. history.
Fatal Takata truck blast was 'like a big bomb,' sheriff saysTue, 30, Aug 2016
The truck carrying Takata airbag inflators exploded “like a big bomb,” said the Texas sheriff whose officers rushed the scene. The cause of the grisly accident last week isn't known, he said, and the damage was so extensive that a woman killed in the blast was identified only through dental records.