Today's News From the Family

Besides announcing the 2011 Ford F-150’s fuel economy numbers, Ford also released more information and pictures of its brand-new 2011 Ford Ranger global pickup. The new Ranger adopts some styling cues from the F-150 and from Ford’s new global design motif. Overall, it looks a bit bulbous, but its diesel and four-cylinder gasoline powertrains should be capable and fuel efficient. Unfortunately for those of us in the U.S. and Canada, we’re not among the 188 countries where the truck will be sold. For more information and photos of the new Ranger, go to Also check out to learn the basics of booster seats, and find out how much maintenance diesel engines need at