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The Utility Deck is the industry’s first load bearing bed cover with utility boxes and a utility gate, creating the ultimate alternative to a service body. The utility deck comes loaded with standard features. With the secure storage beneath the cover combined with the compartment boxes, there is over 2.5X as much secure storage compared to a long bed single rear wheel service body. And, you still have deck space for materials, equipment, and tools Patent pending. To learn more, call 1-800-TOOL-BOX (1-800-866-5269) or visit us online at
With available Ford Intelligent Backup Power, the F-150 Lightning* automatically kicks in to power your home. Enough to power a home for 3 days with the extended-range battery.** *Pre-production vehicle with available features shown. Available starting spring 2022. **When home is properly equipped and home transfer switch disconnects home from the grid. Based on 30 kWh use per day using the F-150 Lightning with extended-range battery. Your results may vary depending on energy usage. Learn more about the Ford F-150 Lightning here:
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Ford is adding a second battery chemistry – lithium iron phosphate (LFP) – to its electric vehicle lineup beginning later this year. Learn how this new chemistry differs from Ford's current chemistry, nickel cobalt manganese (NCM). SUBSCRIBE:
The U.S. Postal Service plans to buy more than 9,000 new electric vehicles from Ford.
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Find out about available Ford BlueCruise* — hands-free highway driving technology available for the Ford F-150. *Driver-assist features are supplemental and do not replace the driver’s attention, judgment and need to control the vehicle. Ford BlueCruise is a hands-free highway driving feature. Only remove hands from the steering wheel when in a Hands-Free Blue Zone. Always watch the road and be prepared to resume control of the vehicle. It does not replace safe driving. See Owner's Manual for detail and limitations. Available on select vehicle models. The BlueCruise Prep Kit contains the hardware required for this feature. Requires purchased three-year connected service plan with regular map updates, FordPass™ App and modem activation. BlueCruise functionality expected third quarter 2021CY. Three-year Connected Service term with regular map updates begin on service start date. To continue service, a new connected service plan must be purchased. Plans are subject to change. See your Ford Account for terms and details. Service and features depend on compatible AT&T network availability. Evolving technology/cellular networks/vehicle capability may limit functionality and prevent operation of connected features. Failure to regularly update could result in BlueCruise being unavailable. Learn more about Ford support here:
Posted by Vaca Valley Truck & SUV at 1:05 PM
Towing Tips, Tools and Tech features over an hour of towing knowledge, plus advanced technology available on Ford trucks and SUVs that you can take advantage of. We cover everything you need to know from how to determine how much your vehicle can tow all the way up to the exciting features that add convenience to the towing experience, like Pro Trailer Backup Assist, Trailer Profiles, and more.
The Cassette Liftgate mounts below the van, giving full access to the back of the vehicle without using the lift. These models are ideal for operators who need the functionality of a liftgate when interior storage space and access are a priority. The platform is made of corrosion-resistant aluminum, and all models include an automatic retention ramp, underside skid plate, and one-touch storage.
The SecureLatch™ pintle hitch series is engineered to streamline the trailer hookup process, featuring an auto-locking design. Each ball and pintle combination and pintle hook comes with an auto-locking mechanism to couple the trailer latch without manual coupling required.
Just Strike. Drop. Auto-lock!
As you back up to the lunette ring, the built-in striker plate helps center and align the towing connection. Then, lower the lunette ring down onto the pintle hitch. The auto-locking lever will automatically engage the primary coupling latch. Simply insert the secondary safety pin, and you’re ready to tow!
SecureLatch™ pintle hitch products are available in a receiver-mount or adjustable pintle mount style. We offer pintle hooks, ball and pintle combinations, pintle mounts and adjustable lunette rings.
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