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Ford F-150 Police Responder is the fastest accelerating police vehicle

Ford F-150 Police Responder is the fastest accelerating police vehicle

When we think of fast vehicles, sports cars come to mind. Police agencies don't use sports cars. They typically turn to sedans like the Dodge Charger, among other vehicles. Many agencies have been moving from sedans to SUVs and trucks for their improved utility. Recently, law enforcement agency testing found that the 2021 Ford F-150 Police Responder was the fastest accelerating of all police vehicles tested.

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Ford files a trademark for Rattler name

Ford files a trademark for Rattler name

Ford likes to use special names for special versions of its vehicles. One of the most iconic special names Ford has is Raptor. Ford has applied the Raptor name to its smaller Ranger pickup in Europe but hasn't done so in the US. Ford has now filed a new trademark registration for another name that hints at future off-road performance vehicles going by the name "Rattler."

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Justice Department begins probe into Lordstown Motors claims report

Justice Department begins probe into Lordstown Motors claims report

Lordstown Motors has found itself at the center of controversy after its CEO made false claims about preorders for its pickups. The false claims eventually led to the CEO and CFO of the company resigning. In the wake of the misinformation, a new report has surfaced that claims the Justice Department is currently probing Lordstown Motors.

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Ford’s electric Mustang Mach-E just hit a huge milestone

Ford’s electric Mustang Mach-E just hit a huge milestone

Sales of Ford's Mustang Mach-E electric crossover have eclipsed sales of the Mustang coupe and convertible for the first time, a symbolic tipping point in June 2021 as the automaker focuses on EVs. Electrified vehicle sales grew 117-percent in June, Ford said today, though the bulk of purchases remains for hybrids and plug-in hybrids rather than purely electric models.

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2022 Ram 1500 Limited 10th Anniversary Edition combines capability with luxury

2022 Ram 1500 Limited 10th Anniversary Edition combines capability with luxury

Ram is celebrating a decade of its luxury version of the 1500 pickup by introducing the 2022 Ram 1500 Limited 10th Anniversary Edition. The truck is joining the Ram 1500 line for 2022 marking ten years since the Limited debuted in 2012. The automaker says the vehicle has a class-leading interior using premium materials, including real wood, leather, and metal trim.

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This Rivian R1T video is pitch-perfect for making electric trucks appealing

This Rivian R1T video is pitch-perfect for making electric trucks appealing

If I was picking a vehicle to go camping in, I think I'd want to take the keys to a Rivian R1T electric pickup. It's hard not to watch Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe's walkthrough video of the EV truck's slide-out camp kitchen and not start imagining great food in the great outdoors.

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2013 Chevy Silverado monster truck known as Mayhem lands at auction

2013 Chevy Silverado monster truck known as Mayhem lands at auction

Most people have probably been driving down the highway minding their own business and run across a truck of some sort lifted up high and rolling around on large wheels and tires. While a lifted truck is a common sight on roads all around the country, most of those trucks, no matter how tall, don't exactly qualify as a monster truck.

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Toyota foils leakers by offering an official image of the 2022 Tundra

Toyota foils leakers by offering an official image of the 2022 Tundra

Earlier this week, leaked images were going around claiming to show the next generation 2022 Toyota Tundra. Automakers never like leaks, and often they simply deny that the images are of their vehicle or ignore the leak altogether. However, Toyota used a different tactic when images of its 2022 Tundra leaked, choosing to release an official image of the truck.

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Ford F-150 Lightning price per trim and options seemingly revealed

Ford F-150 Lightning price per trim and options seemingly revealed

Ford may have been taking tens of thousands of F-150 Lightning electric pickup reservations, but the automaker has been playing it coy with full pricing details - until now. The all-electric version of the F-150 isn't due to arrive in dealerships until 2022, but Ford has already taken more than 100,000 reservations complete with a refundable $100 deposit.

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Lordstown Motors woes worsen with binding order update

Lordstown Motors woes worsen with binding order update

Lordstown Motors has dropped itself in a new set of electric truck troubles, admitting that despite what previous announcements may have indicated, the startup still lacks any binding orders for its Endurance EV. The fledgling automaker has spent the week in damage control after both its CEO and CFO quit on Monday amid allegations of misleading investors.

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GM to chop a minor feature to increase vehicle deliveries in the US and Canada

GM to chop a minor feature to increase vehicle deliveries in the US and Canada

The global microprocessor shortage has put a severe crimp in the production and delivery of vehicles for many major automakers worldwide. One of the major US automakers impacted by the chip shortage is General Motors. Recently, GM announced that it would increase vehicle deliveries to customers in the US and Canada.

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Lordstown Motors attempts damage control as Tesla rival’s CEO & CFO resign

Lordstown Motors attempts damage control as Tesla rival’s CEO & CFO resign

Electric truck-maker Lordstown Motors is seeing its troubles go from bad to worse, with the exit of its CEO and CFO today sending its stock plummeting. Chief executive officer Steve Burns, and chief financial officer Julio Rodriguez, both resigned, with Burns also stepping down from his position on the company's Board of Directors.

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