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Ford is recalling 410,289 of its 2015 to 2019 F-150 and 2017 to 2019 Super Duty trucks equipped with an engine block heater, due to a possible defect with a cable connector, the company has announced.

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2019 Vocational Work Truck Round-Up

The newest batch of work trucks sheds weight, adds performance capabilities, and is available with versatile options. In this annual guide, we highlight the newest models and features that fleets should look out for.

Demand for Trucks and Vans Slow Fleet Deliveries

Increased fleet orders for trucks and vans created backlogs at upfitter facilities, increasing lead times and missed ship-thrus. A shortage of rail autorack carriers further delayed deliveries. Despite this, order-to-delivery for most units was similar to 2017.

Diesel Vans Beat Gasoline Models in Total Ownership Cost

Diesel-powered cargo vans are providing fleet buyers with a lower total cost of ownership than gasoline models, while many diesel-powered trucks aren't recouping the higher acquisition cost, according to a Vincentric analysis.

Ford Recalls Stripped Chassis for Front-Wheel Defect

Ford Motor Co. is recalling an estimated 162 2018 Ford stripped chassis vehicles with 22.5-inch wheels and a 22,000-, 24,000- or 26,000-pound gross vehicle weight rating because the front-wheel studs were improperly heat treated.

Ford's 2018 F-150 Diesel

Ford has added a turbodiesel engine to its 2018 F-150 lineup to provide half-ton pickup buyers greater towing capability (up to 11,400 pounds). The high-torque (440 lb.-ft.) pickup also provides excellent fuel efficiency (30 mpg on the highway for the rear-wheel model).

Ford Recalls Three 2018 Models for Fuel Pumps

Ford Motor Company is recalling an estimated 5,645 2018 Ford Expedition, F-150, and Lincoln Navigator vehicles equipped with 3.5L GTDI V-6 engines because the welds in their high pressure fuel pump assemblies may crack and lead to an oil or fuel leak.