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Ford’s 2016-MY Medium-Duty Immersion Program a Success

September 2015, Work Truck - Feature

by Staff

PHOTO: Ford Motor Co.
PHOTO: Ford Motor Co.

Held in Cleveland, Ohio, Ford dealers, fleet customers, and upfitters were invited to attend a total immersion event for the all-new Ford F-650/F-750 medium-duty trucks.

The event included a tour of the Ohio Assembly plant, complete overview of the trucks, and ride-and-drive opportunities. Attendees learned about the all-Ford powertrain, upfit capability, improved delivery method and reduced NVH levels of the new truck. The ride-and-drive was held at the Ohio Assembly Plant in Avon Lake, Ohio, and participants were given the opportunity to test both the 2016 gasoline and diesel products on a simulated daily driving route.

Offered in three cab styles — Regular Cab, SuperCab, and Crew Cab — and three models — straight frame, dock height, and two all-new dedicated tractor models for heavy towing — the new F-650/F-750 features the second-generation 6.7L Power Stroke V-8 diesel and medium-duty 6-speed TorqShift HD automatic transmission. In addition, the area behind the cab was redesigned to more easily accommodate custom work bodies, such as tow truck, dump truck, and ambulance bodies.

Check out a photo gallery of the event here

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