Ford Ranger to End Production This Year delivered some sad news this morning for small truck fans. The venerable Ford Ranger – with more than 7 million sold since 1982 – will end production on Dec. 22, according to the United Auto Workers.

This will leave one of the largest domestic automakers without a small truck offering. The V-6 F-150 will be the most likely alternative for Ford shoppers.

While a new Ranger has been developed for global markets, it will not go on sale in the U.S.

Ford Ranger Production in the U.S. Will End by December 22, UAW Says (

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Managing Editor David Thomas has a thing for wagons and owns a 2010 Subaru Outback and a 2005 Volkswagen Passat wagon.  Email David