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North America’s best selling truck
Between 2011 and 2016, the price of North America’s best selling truck – the Ford F-150 – has increased in price by 24%. Some of the price increases we can contribute to amazing features like back up cameras, navigation, driving assists and smart technology overall.
What many people might not know is that the Ford F-150 is starting to struggle with US carbon emission standards. This is expected to increase the price of the Ford F-150 in the future.
In July 2011, the Obama Administration announced the the average fuel economy for vehicles has to increase to 54% by 2025. The goal here is to fight climate change and get carbon emission levels 28% below 2005 levels. For the first time ever, the US has imposed these standards on medium to heavy-duty vehicles.
This means the Ford F-150 – the most profitable truck in North America – needs to reduce [...]