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New Ford diesel debut promises 30 miles per gallon

(Jan. 8, 2018) -- Ford Motor Company is announcing the debut of a diesel F-150 that targets 30 miles per gallon on the highway while retaining its powerful towing and hauling capabilities.

DETROIT, Mich. — With America’s top-selling truck as close to a cult vehicle as a pickup truck can get, Ford Motor Company is announcing the debut of a diesel F-150 that targets 30 miles per gallon on the highway while retaining its powerful towing and hauling capabilities.

“We know people are sensitive to fuel economy,” said Dave Filipe, vice president, global powertrain engineering.

A high mileage rating is a “Holy Grail for the truck customer,” he said, because die-hard customers are towing heavy loads all the time and want to save money at the pump.

Read more about Ford’s new F-150 diesel in the Detroit Free Press.

 

 

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Ronnie Garrett is the editor in chief of RV Daily Report. She's been a writer/editor for more than 25 years, working in law enforcement, aviation, supply chain and now the RV industry. She's not a stranger to RVs, however. She grew up camping, and still camps as many weekends as she can every year.

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