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The head of Ford Motor Co. has said its engineers have done a thorough hands-on analysis of a Tesla Model S and may eventually build their own larger all-electric vehicle. “We drove it. We took it apart. We put it back together and we drove it again,” said Ford CEO Mark Fields Friday in response […]

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Given that the Ford F-Series has been the best-selling vehicle in both the United States and Canada for what feels like forever, it’s no surprise that the company’s upcoming 2015 model has caused plenty of concern. Both the unproven aluminum-intensive construction meant to drastically decrease weight and Ford’s increased reliance on its turbocharged EcoBoost engines […]

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In what might be the most predictable statement to come from a steel-maker ever, ArcelorMittal has said that automakers don’t need to switch away from steel in order to hit future fuel efficiency regulations. The company recently released the results of a study showing that it could cut the weight of a pickup truck by […]

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This week following an appearance in New York at a Business Insider conference, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he wants to produce an electric truck to compete with the Ford F-150 pickup. Ford’s light-duty truck is a top seller filling a solid spot in the American buying public’s need and want list, and Musk and […]

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With stricter Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) rules coming down the pike, an Auburn Hills, Mich. company has a head start on a product for gas guzzlers that could dovetail with mandates looming on the horizon. The solution being developed by ALTe is a promising extended-range vehicle conversion for fleet applications that updates a V8 […]

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