Westport to Offer Dedicated CNG Transit Van, Cutaway

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Jul 22, 2014
<p><em><strong>Photo of 2015 F-150 testing at Davis Dam at the Arizona-Nevada border courtesy of Ford.</strong></em></p> Ford Releases 2015 F-150 Engine, Towing Specs

Ford has released full engine specifications and towing capabilities for its 2015 F-150 pickup, which will add two new engines and auto stop-start, the automaker announced.

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<p>Ford Transit Van (PHOTO: Westport)</p> Westport to Offer Dedicated CNG Transit Van, Cutaway

Westport is offering the 2015 Ford Transit Van and Cutaway as a dedicated natural gas (CNG) Westport WiNG Power System vehicle. The Transit Cutaway will be offered at 10,000-pounds GVW and below.

<p><em><strong>Photo of Moscow congestion from 2012 via Sergey Ivanov/Flickr.</strong></em></p> World's Worst Traffic In Moscow, TomTom Says

Drivers in Moscow during the most congested periods will spend an average of 74 percent more time getting to their destination in a city TomTom has ranked as the most congested around the globe.

<p><em><strong>Photo of Kumar Galhotra in 2012 courtesy of Ford.</strong></em></p> Ford Names Top Engineer to Lead Lincoln

The Ford Motor Co. has elevated its top engineer to lead Lincoln as the automaker attempts to revitalize its luxury nameplate. Kumar Galhotra takes over the dual roles of vice president and president of Lincoln.

<p><em><strong>Photo via Wikipedia.</strong></em></p> EPA Proposes More Road Testing for MPG Rating

The Environmental Protection Agency will recommend that automakers be required to perform additional road testing to confirm the fuel-economy claims posted on their vehicles, rather than relying on laboratory measurements.


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<p><em><strong>Photo by Vince Taroc.</strong></em></p> 2014 Fleet Hall of Fame Nominees

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