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Ford Surpasses 1 Million EcoBoost Trucks Sold – Tundra Lagging Behind?

Ford announced today it has reached another milestone with its line of turbo-charged EcoBoost engines. Since 2011, Ford has now sold more than 1 million trucks with this engine and the 3.5L along with the 2.7L EcoBoost engines now represent more than 60 percent of their truck sales. While we have picked on the engine at times over maintenance on the turbochargers, shuddering problems as well as the 2.7L size being odd for a truck engine, it is pretty clear consumers are clamoring for this setup. It is simply past time for Toyota to introduce a fuel efficient powertrain to complement the 5.7L V8.

Ford EcoBoost 1 million

Ford has now sold more than 1 million EcoBoost powered F-150 trucks. It is past time for Toyota to offer a fuel efficient engine to complement the 5.7L V8.

2015 Ford F-150 Delayed? Aluminum Production Problem

Rumors have it that the all-new Ford F-150 could be delayed due to the production issues related to the aluminum they plan on using. Is this the tip of the iceberg or a speed bump?

2015 Ford F-150 Delayed? Aluminum Production Problem

Production issues with aluminum are rumored to be delaying the new Ford F-150.

Insurance Data Says F150 Best, Nissan Titan Worst

The IIHS (Insurance Institue for Highway Safety) is an impartial source of vehicle safety info, such as crash test data, insurance loss rates, and more. Yesterday, the IIHS website shared some information about average loss rates by vehicle make and model, separately reporting loss rates on collisions, personal injury claims, etc. You can view the data for yourself here.

F150 insurance loss rates

Is the F150 the safest truck on the road? Based on the below-average collision and property damage loss rates, it certainly could be.

However, if you want the long and short of it, the data boils down to this: The F150 has the lowest loss rates, and the Nissan Titan has absolutely the worst. The Tundra is about average.