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  1. While they call it a JV, to my knowledge Bob they did not create a new entity.
  2. International Trucks Press Release / September 21, 2020 Just because you grow up doesn't mean you have to stop playing in the sandbox. .
  3. Canada offers Ford $380M to bring EV assembly to Ontario Automotive News / September 20, 2020 The federal Liberal government is willing to give Ford Motor Co. $380 million to help the automaker retool its Oakville, Ont., assembly plant to produce electric vehicles, according to a report in The Toronto Star. The newspaper reports that Ottawa is eager to have the company bring electric vehicle production to Ontario as part of an eventual $1.5-billion investment. The Star also obtained a draft letter to Ford Canada CEO Dean Stoneley from Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains.
  4. Turbocharger maker Garrett files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Reuters / September 21, 2020 Auto supplier Garrett Motion Inc. said Sunday it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as it struggled with heavy debt amid the COVID-19 pandemic and a dispute with former parent Honeywell International Inc. over asbestos liabilities. Garrett Motion said it entered into a "stalking horse" purchase agreement with private equity firm KPS Capital Partners for $2.1 billion. The stalking horse agreement would imply that any other bids that come in must be higher than the offer made
  5. MarketWatch / September 21, 2020 Dallas Fed President Rob Kaplan on Monday said the new Federal Reserve forward guidance could create “fragilities” and “excesses” in financial markets. Last week, the Fed promised to hold its policy rate close to 0% until inflation is on track to “moderately exceed” the central bank’s 2% target “for some time.” Kaplan and Minnesota Fed President Neel Kashkari both disagreed with the framing of this so-called forward guidance, which offers provides market participants some guidance about the futures path of interest rates. The Federal Open M
  6. Ford says F-150 EV will outwork the competition Michael Martinez, Automotive News / September 21, 2020 DETROIT — Unlike other upcoming electric pickups, the Ford F-150 EV isn't inspired by Blade Runner, doesn't have a hidden fridge and can't crab walk diagonally. But it will tow heavy trailers, produce more horsepower and torque than any previous F-150 and cost more than 40 percent less to operate than the current gasoline model, executives promise. Those are the attributes Ford Motor Co. believes matter most to the customers who have sustained the sales leadership streak
  7. Nikola Founder Trevor Milton Resigns as Executive Chairman Amid Fraud Allegations The Wall Street Journal / September 21, 2020 Nikola Corp. founder and Executive Chairman Trevor Milton is stepping down from the electric-truck startup with immediate effect in the wake of allegations from a short seller that he and the company had made false statements to investors. The company said Mr. Milton would be replaced by Stephen Girsky, a former General Motors Co. executive who already sits on the truck company’s board. Nikola has come under scrutiny since short seller Hindenbu
  8. https://www.bigmacktrucks.com/topic/33173-vintage-mack-radiator-capand-by-vintage-i-mean-friggin-old/
  9. Ford Trucks Spain / September 18, 2020 Ford Trucks is very proud of our new Canary Islands dealership, Grupo Roque Nublo, who has delivered its first F-Max to the company Aguas Friland. It's exciting to have the first Ford heavy truck rolling down Canary Islands' roads! Thank you for your trust in Ford Trucks! .
  10. David Kindy, Smithsonian Magazine / September 18, 2020 Patented in 1944, the Higgins boat gave the Allies the advantage in amphibious assaults. Thousands of flat-bottomed boats plowed through rough seas under cold gray skies. The smell of diesel fumes and vomit was overwhelming as the small vessels lurched toward the beaches. Waves slapped hard against the plywood hulls while bullets pinged off the flat steel bows. Frightened men in uniform hunkered down beneath the gunwales to avoid the continuous enemy fire. Suddenly, they heard the sound of the keels grinding against san
  11. So Bob, users are going to spill AdBlue (DEF) all over the right fender. Poor design.
  12. Ford says electric F-150 cost of operations will be nearly half of gasoline truck Michael Martinez, Automotive News / September 18, 2020 DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. executives say the upcoming battery-electric F-150 will be cheaper to operate and more powerful than the current gasoline-powered pickup, addressing two common concerns around electric vehicle ownership two years ahead of its debut. While the company wouldn't provide specific figures, Kumar Galhotra, Ford's president of the Americas and International Markets Group, said the lifetime cost of operations, which exclude
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