February 10, 2014 |
The star of the Philadelphia Auto Show, which runs through next Sunday at the Convention Center, is not some sex object like the new Corvette Stingray convertible. Rather, it is a beast of burden, a practical hauler, a vehicular tool called the 2015 Ford F-150 pickup truck. This radically redesigned full-size pickup - the first ever to be built with a weight- and, hence, fuel-saving aluminum cab and cargo bed - is a multibillion-dollar corporate gamble that gets star billing because of the F-150's immense popularity and importance.
August 26, 1999 |
Robert H. Jacobus, 47, of Warminster, was driving north on Huntingdon Pike yesterday when, police say, he apparently ran a light at Byberry Road, was broadsided by one car, struck another, and flipped his Ford 150 pickup truck before coming to a stop. No injuries were reported.
April 25, 1997 |
Medics tend to Officer Gwendolin Montgomery, 24, injured yesterday when her police car hit a pickup truck that hit another vehicle at 25th Street and Snyder Avenue shortly after 11 a.m. She was hospitalized in stable condition.
November 19, 1989 |
DAMAGED BY THE STORM, the roof of a house lies on a pickup truck in Parkesburg. High winds blew this roof and others off homes Thursday. The truck, owned by Anne Gillespie of Parkesburg, was struck by one of the roofs from a home in the 500 block of Fourth Avenue.
April 29, 1998 |
Methacton students are taken from bus on stretchers after a collision with a pickup truck at Route 23 and Coventryville Road in Chester County yesterday. The truck driver was killed and a passenger hurt. Five of the 40 students, enroute to York County, were hospitalized.