2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty Update
Ford recently announced that its Ohio Assembly Plant will now support additional production of the all-new 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty chassis cab! This will be part of the toughest, smartest and most capable Super Duty truck lineup ever.
“Super Duty chassis cabs are the number one trusted choice of tradespeople and fleet customers, from utility companies to construction firms,” said Kevin Koswick, director, Ford North American Fleet, Lease and Remarketing Operations. “The all-new Super Duty will help these customers keep the lights on, deliver supplies and build a better world for their customers.”
Along with the Kentucky Truck Plant, Ohio Assembly will produce F-350, F-450 and F-550 Super Duty chassis cab configurations.
The Ohio Assembly Plant opened in 1974 and employs nearly 1,400 people. It’s one of the largest employers in Lorain County, Ohio. In addition to the 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty chassis cab, Ohio Assembly plant also produces the new Ford F-650 and F-750, Ford E-Series cutaway vans and stripped chassis.
The all-new 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty pickup is Ford’s toughest, smartest and most capable pickup Super Duty ever and part of Ford F-Series, America’s best-selling truck for 39 straight years.
Ford engineers improved the 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty chassis cab with advanced materials, making the frame out of high-strength steel and the body out of high-strength, military-grade, aluminum alloy. The result of these changes is up to 350 pounds of weight savings with additional weight savings reinvested everywhere it counts. This allow the customers even more towing and hauling capability than ever before. Components such as axles, hubs and brakes are larger and stronger to support work demands.
We’re certainly looking forward to when the 2017 Ford Super Duty begin to roll off the assembly line! Give Beach Automotive a call today to learn all about the value that is the 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty and the how the chassis cab can help your business.