Ford brings back the Ranger

The new Ford Ranger is bigger than the compact truck Ford used to sell.

The Ford Ranger is back. Ford eliminated the Ranger compact truck from its U.S. lineup in 2011 because, it said, customers weren't interested enough in small trucks to sustain the business. Since then, Toyota (TM) has done fine with its smaller Tacoma truck. General Motors (GM) had a major hit when it brought back the Chevrolet Colorado mid-sized truck in 2015. Meanwhile, Ford continued selling a pickup called the Ranger in markets outside the United States. A revised version of that t...