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Ford rolls out new F-150 with aluminium body, better fuel economy

Published Sun, Nov 23, 2014 · 09:50 PM
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Southfield, Michigan

FORD Motor Co said that its aluminium- bodied F-150 pickup will get as much as 29 per cent better fuel economy than its mostly steel predecessor as the carmaker gambles with a new design for its top-selling and most profitable model.

When equipped with a 2.7-litre EcoBoost engine, the truck has an estimated fuel economy of 26 miles per gallon (11 kilometres per litre) on the highway and 19 in the c…

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