Posts Tagged ‘Ram’

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’09 F-150 & Dodge Ram turn out cash-back incentives…

October 22, 2008

Thanks to Kicking Tires:

A year ago, the fact that both the Dodge Ram and Ford F-150 would be redesigned and on sale at the same time was huge news. Fast-forward to today — when trucks aren’t the top sellers they once were and are featuring huge discounts — and the excitement is more muted.

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Did the F-150 REALLY win???

October 22, 2008

Thanks to Autoblog for this revelation…

Yesterday we told you that the new Ford F-150 was selected by the Texas Auto Writers Association as the Truck of Texas. However, it turned out there were two seemingly contradictory press releases on the Ford and Chrysler web sites both laying claim to the title. As always, the devil is in the details. Apparently, they do things different in Texas.

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2008 Truck of Texas results are in…

October 21, 2008

The annual Truck of Texas contest has been run & now, the final results have been published. Here is the “Freeps” (Detroit Free Press) story:

Ford Motor Co.’s all-new 2009 Ford F-150 today won the coveted Truck of Texas award, which is essentially the Super Bowl in the truck industry, the president of the Texas Auto Writers Association, Harold Gunn, said.

This is the sixth consecutive year that a Ford truck has won the award, which is widely used in promotions in the Lone Star State, which is No. 1 in full-sized truck sales.
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2009 F-150 launch pulled back…

October 7, 2008

Ford announced earlier this winter that it would delay the launch of its ultra-important F-150 full-size truck by a few months to help dealers clear out left over 2008 inventory.

For the record, the new truck’s launch was originally scheduled for October before being moved to December. Finally, Ford has split the difference and will begin marketing its F-150 in November. Read the rest of this entry ?