On the same day Ford Motor Co. reports sales of fullsize pickups and SUVs plunged in May, primarily due to unprecedented high gasoline prices, the auto maker also launches an employee-pricing marketing campaign on all ’08 F-150s pickups, as well as F-250 and F-350 Super-Duty derivatives, in order to make way for the ’09 F-150 arriving this summer, “It’s a big deal for us. For 31 years running, (the F-150) has been the leading vehicle in the segment,” Jim Farley, group vice ...

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