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Old 08-22-2011, 08:09 PM
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partnership (Ford/Toyota)

Ford and Toyota are going to enter into a partnership to develop hybrid pickups and suvs.......................................
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Old 08-22-2011, 08:11 PM
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Not suprised. But im not sure how economical you can get and still have power to do truck work...

Unless maybe there going to turbo charge water vapors?

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Aka Ford doesn't want to sink the money into the crap technology because it's going nowhere, but they still want the 'green' PR to get hippies to buy their vehicles as well.

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What is the point of making a hybrid truck?

Full v8 power but be available to run on an electrical bank when power isn't needed? Maybe combining the idea's from dodge and chevy?
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Old 08-22-2011, 10:08 PM
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Oh and hybrid suburban's have no power, and we averaged 10mpg yes TEN mpg towing 2 jet ski's and the back row was stuffed with camping gear... plus 5 guys...
Oh and 2 kayak's on top...
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To sell to people with more money than sense. It's a status object.

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To bad i can't make it a status object to smash these people in the head and blame them for ruining american and out beloved trucks!
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To bad i can't make it a status object to smash these people in the head and blame them for ruining american and out beloved trucks!
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Read about this today... check out this Autoblog spiel:

http://www.autoblog.com/2011/08/22/f...r-trucks-suvs/
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Oh my. why toyota i wonder? I absolutely can't stand toyota lol. Chevy, even Dodge(which is my least favorite big 3) would have been better IMO. kind of surprised, seems like more of a GM thing to do, as they've done this type of thing many a time.

But hey, I'm not in the market for a "green" f-series are you? I'm guessing the rest of the line of vehicles will be the same and not toyota partnered? hopefully not
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