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We were already aware of a 10-speed transmission being co-developed by Ford and Chevrolet, but we had not heard of any transmission possibilities featuring more gears. Ford has announced this new 10-speed will be used in the 2015 F-150 Raptor, but could there be other transmission options for its truck line in the future?

We ask these hypothetical questions after sister site AutoGuide.com recently uncovered a new patent document published on April 9th by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office suggesting that Ford may be developing an 11-speed automatic transmission.

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Complement your Ford’s aggressive, good looks with Rough Country’s 6″ Radius Arm Lift Kit. Rough Country’s 6″ Lift Kit was engineered to retain the impressive Ford factory specs while bumping up performance and durability where it’s needed most. The result is an aggressive, lifted beast with a mean profile and balanced on and off-road ride quality.

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Line-X has already enjoyed tremendous success as a franchiser of high-performance spray-on bedliners, but this week at the SEMA Show, the company announced that is expanding its Truck Gear line of aftermarket parts in a unique fashion that stays true to the company’s roots.

Ogden, Utah - The nonprofit Tread Lightly! has re-established its relationship with Ford Motor Company through a special partnership with American Park Network-who just launched the free Oh, Ranger! ParkFinder app. The app allows users to easily find parks and public lands throughout America, based on their favorite activities.

“Outdoor recreation not only provides priceless physical, economic and social benefits to this country, but it also creates future stewards of the environment,” said Lori McCullough, Tread Lightly!’s executive director. “This app will undoubtedly help get Americans outside and propel Tread Lightly!’s mission to promote responsible recreation by providing minimum impact information on a wide variety of outdoor activities.”

A team of more than 50 writers and editors created and curated a searchable database of every federal and state public land in America. This is the same team that publishes the ubiquitous little green Oh, Ranger! guides to national parks and public lands that are read by more than 20 million park enthusiasts each year.