Ford recalls big vans and F-150 trucks; van wiring issue led to fires
Recall covers 73,443 Ford Transit vans from 2015 through 2017 that have a trailer tow computer module.
Ford F-150 gets highest rating in new insurance crash tests
Aluminum rocker panels on the sides that help absorb energy from a crash.
Ford Super Crew F-150 gets top crash test results
But Insurance industry says Super Cab version did poorly in a small front overlap test, aluminum parts repairs cost 26% more.
Transportation sector is helping to support aluminum demand
New F-150 truck and CSeries aircraft cited by Rio Tinto Alcan.
Ford adds green to F-150 using plastic reinforced with rice hulls
Replaces a talc-based reinforcement in a polypropylene composite used in an electrical harness.
Big July for Chrysler as it tops Canadian auto sales
Ford sells nearly 194,000 vehicles in the US, led by the F-Series pickup.