Ford Motor Co. says launch of its new F-150 has been smooth sailing so far, as the new pickups began leaving the Norfolk, KY, assembly plant last week bound for dealers nationwide. Speaking to analysts at the JP Morgan/Harbour Auto Conference in Dearborn, Ford Vice Chairman Allan Gilmour says more than 66,000 dealer orders are in hand for the completely revamped pickup, which is available for delivery to customers as soon as they arrive in showrooms. Ford hoping customers will ...

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