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  1. https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a40669316/ford-layoffs-to-fund-evs/#:~:text=An anonymous source told Bloomberg,more money into EV development. BY SASHA RICHIE JUL 20, 2022 "...The (8000) cuts will reportedly come in the Ford Blue division, which handles production of Ford's internal-combustion-engine vehicles, and primarily come from salaried positions. There are approximately 31,000 salaried workers at Ford currently." -Ovaltine
  2. https://abcnews.go.com/US/texas-power-grid-faces-limited-solar-supply-amid/story?id=86755657 https://slate.com/technology/2022/07/texas-power-grid-electricity-ercot-abbott-heat.html -Ovaltine
  3. Also this from Australia, but the discussion is likely applicable here and elsewhere, esp. looking at the current state of the Texas grid - -Ovaltine
  4. Interesting comparo. https://tfltruck.com/2022/06/video-how-far-can-a-gas-truck-an-electric-ford-lightning-go-towing-the-same-camper-on-one-fill-up/ -Ovaltine
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    Delorean Motor Company Alpha5 EV

    Doc: "Marty, I KNOW it's an EV, but.... does it have...." ".... and...." ??? 🙂 -Ovaltine
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    Ford F-100 Eluminator

    When I see a '67-72, I always think of the movie "Mr. Majestyk", and THIS commercial:
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    Ford F-100 Eluminator

    That's those cRaZy Canucks for 'ya, eh!?!?! 😉
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    Ford F-100 Eluminator

    Definitely the best Ford truck for 'rodding, for sure!
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    Ford F-100 Eluminator

    For me, the QUINESSENTIAL "Ford truck" will always be the '73-'79 body style..... with my favorite of those being the '77: -Ovaltine
  10. Ford's Mustang Mach-E can lose power while driving, forcing dealers to stop delivery The recall affects 48,924 of the 2021-22 Mustang Mach-E electric vehicles, which could lose power while driving or do not start. A majority of these vehicles, however, are already in customer driveways. https://www.freep.com/story/money/cars/ford/2022/06/14/ford-mustang-mach-e-recall/7622485001/ -Ovaltine
  11. Predictable, but interesting read - http://www.autoextremist.com/ THE “NEW” FORD LOOKS A LOT LIKE THE OLD FORD. By: Peter M. DeLorenzo SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2022 AT 11:45AM -Ovaltine
  12. It's 1977 again............ LOL -Ovaltine
  13. Beauty's in the eye of the beholder, that's for sure. But I still think a modern interpretation of the Squarebird (with the awkward side lines and 'spear' details removed - agreed!) would exhibit some real badazz vibe(s). The ICE drivetrain would just be a nod to the retro-ish theme. We've got the next 100 years to listen to the whirring of appliance vehicle drivetrains. Let's have one last blast of some mellow "thump-thump" soundtrack before the party's truly over. 😉 https://www.hemmings.com/stories/article/strikingly-stylish-1960-ford-thunderbird "...Adding those two extra seats in the back changed everything. Sales skyrocketed, and the all-new, bigger, roomier and more practical Thunderbird became the must-see car in Ford showrooms that year." -Ovaltine
  14. How about a modernized, cleaned-up, adult four-seater version of the perennial 'Squarebird'. And an ALL ICE drivetrain - no EV shenannigans! 😎👍 -Ovaltine
  15. Some additional stats/info on the problem here: https://www.autoevolution.com/news/2021-ford-bronco-s-27-liter-engine-has-a-catastrophic-problem-dozens-affected-187717.html -Ovaltine