Posts tagged "Ford"

The 2015 Ford F150 An Aluminum Revolution

The 2015 Ford F150 An Aluminum Revolution
This week marks the beginning of production of the 2015 Ford F 150 light duty pick up truck which has extensive use of military grade aluminum alloy in its body structure and a high strength steel frame. This manufacturing of an aluminum body truck is a first in the automobile business (sheet metal is the... Read more »

Chevrolet's Real Race Car For Nascar

Chevrolet's Real Race Car For Nascar
The future of Nascar is here with the rollout of the 2013 Chevrolet SS for the Sprint Cup series in Nascar. It marks the end of the road for the venerable Chevrolet Impala (as Chevrolet’s representative), and the beginning of the new Chevrolet SS which you can also buy from your local Chevrolet dealer starting... Read more »

Chicago Auto Show Wrap Up

Now that the 2012 Chicago Show is over I can give my humble thoughts and opinions on this after visiting twice in the last week. I got two very different points of view since I first attended with my mother and then went with a childhood friend. I can honestly say in over 25 years... Read more »
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African American Legacy Profiles: The Pioneers of the Car Business

With the Chicago Auto show opening this weekend and this being African American History Month, I will give the story of a few of the African American men who blazed the trail for others in the business of new cars. Albert “Al” Johnson was the first African American to own a General Motors dealership. His... Read more »