Turner, W. (2021, November 19). Do Chevy or Ford Trucks last longer? Four Wheel Trends. Retrieved February 21, 2022, from https://fourwheeltrends.com/do-chevy-or-ford-trucks-last-longer/
Background: This article was written to exemplify the differences and comparisons between Ford and Chevy pickup trucks. It dives into both brands’ downfalls and where they both succeed in competition with each other.
How I used it: I used this source to explain to the reader how closely in competition both of these vehicles are. As well as to prove how similar both vehicles are.
Carlier, M. (2022, January 18). Light trucks in the U.S. – best-selling models 2021. Statista. Retrieved February 21, 2022, from https://www.statista.com/statistics/204473/best-selling-trucks-in-the-united-states-from-january-to-october-2011/
Background: This article is full of selling statistics between all trucks sold in America. For example light and heavy duty trucks. This article specifically highlights the trucks sold in year 2021
How I used it: I used this article to prove that more Ford trucks were sold then Chevys in 2021 to prove my point of Fords dominance.
Musicaccoustic. (2022, February 21). Why Chevy Trucks Are Better Than Fords Burlington Chevrolet. Music Accoustic. Retrieved February 21, 2022, from https://musicaccoustic.com/why-chevy-trucks-are-better-than-fords-burlington-chevrolet/
Background: This article highlights Chevys upsides while trying to demote ford.
How I used it: I read this article to try and take a look at my opponent’s argument. I also read it in efforts to refute this author’s claims with claims of my own to promote Ford.
Brennan, S. (2021, April 27). Does the Ford F-150 have what it takes to outlast the Chevy Silverado? MotorBiscuit. Retrieved February 21, 2022, from https://www.motorbiscuit.com/ford-f-150-outlast-chevy-silverado/?amp
Background: This article shows facts on how Ford and Chevy compare and their ability to outlast each other. It is full of many statistics and charts to show how both vehicles perform.
How I used it: I used this article to get more information on both of these trucks. As well as a second opinion on what truck people think is at the top.
Merriam-Webster. (n.d.). Outlast definition & meaning. Merriam-Webster. Retrieved February 21, 2022, from https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outlast
Background: This source is a definition of the word outlast.
How I used it: I used this source to express in which way I was using the term outlast throughout my essay.
Almond, J. (2020, June 1). 5 reasons Chevy Trucks are better than Ford. MotorBiscuit. Retrieved April 18, 2022, from https://www.motorbiscuit.com/5-reasons-chevy-trucks-are-better-than-ford/?amp
Background: This article dives into 5 important reasons why Chevy trucks are better than Fords, from towing capacity to infotainment centers.
How I used it: I used this article to refute in my essay. The reason I chose this one is because after reading it I realized that there was a reason Ford was better for all 5 of the authors claims.
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. J.D. Power. (n.d.). Retrieved April 18, 2022, from https://www.jdpower.com/cars/2007/chevrolet/silverado-1500
Background: This article is the J.D. Power rating for a 2007 Chevy Silverado. This rating highlights safety, gas mileage, reliability and much more.
How I used it: I used this source to show that Ford received a J.D. Power rating higher than Chevy for many years.
Brown, V., Vince Brown: Vince grew up in a GM family, says:, G., says:, J. W. L., says:, D. T., says:, K. W., says:, D., says:, P., says:, C., says:, S., says:, T. N., says:, I., says:, D. M., says:, R. L., says:, N., says:, T. L., says:, C. F., says:, M. D., Says:, A., … Says:, D. B. (1969, November 1). 5 things GM customers are infuriated about . Five ways GM is infuriating its customers today. Retrieved April 3, 2022, from https://gmauthority.com/blog/2022/01/five-ways-gm-is-infuriating-its-customers-today/amp/
Background: This article highlights 5 reasons that Chevy truck owners are upset with the manufacturers because of the product that they received.
How I used it: I used this article to get some dirt on Chevy and see what the owners did not like so that I could return with ways that Ford has improved these issues or never had them at all.
Whaley, J. (2019, November 21). 2016 Ford F-150: The most common complaints you should know about. MotorBiscuit. Retrieved April 3, 2022, from https://www.motorbiscuit.com/2016-ford-f-150-the-most-common-complaints-you-should-know-about/?amp
Background: This source is an article that shows the common issues for owners of the Ford F-150 with the 5.0 liter engine.
How I used it: I used this article in the very beginning of my research. I chose this article specifically because I drive a Ford F-150 with a 5.0 engine and I wanted to see if I could refute these common issues from personal experience.