We’ve spent some time lately raving about the cutting edge technology and upgrades in the all-new 2015 Ford F-150, and for good reason! The new Ford F-150 is the best the model has ever been – tougher, smarter, and more capable than its predecessors. It is so impressive, in fact, that it has recently been honored for one of its most remarkable innovations – the lightweight material used to reduce the weight from previous versions of the model, leading to a weight reduction of 700 pounds in some cases.

Altair and the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) honored the 2015 Ford F-150 with their Altair Enlighten Award this year, the third year of the award. The Enlighten Award aims to recognize the most impressive ways the auto industry has created lighter weight products with cutting edge design and improvements. It specifically focuses on vehicles that have improved overall best practices in the auto industry by addressing difficult challenges, and working towards better fuel economy and safety in vehicles. Thanks to the hard work and advanced techniques of Ford engineers, the 2015 Ford F-150 is significantly lighter than its predecessors without sacrificing safety or performance.

Here at your local Ford dealership, we know the 2015 Ford F-150 is a truly incredible truck that features amazing and inventive new technologies to improve on previous models. But of course, you don’t need to take our word for it – the Altair Enlighten Award is just one of many awards, honors, and accolades that have been heaped on this impressive Ford truck since its introduction. If the time has come for you to invest in yourself, don’t wait any longer – visit us today to test drive a 2015 Ford F-150. Frankfort, Louisville, and Lawrenceburg drivers are just a short trip away from O’Brien Ford of Shelbyville, and a glimpse at some of the most exciting vehicle innovations ever seen.