According to foreign media reports, in order to highlight the importance of pickup trucks on the eve of the new generation of cars, Ford commissioned Boston Consulting Group to conduct an in-depth study on the impact of its F-150. On Thursday local time, BCG released its study on the economic impact of Ford’s F-series pickup truck production line. You may know that these trucks have a deeper impact on the U.S. economy, but the results may still be quite surprising. < p > < p > according to a study by Boston Consulting, the Ford F-series is one of the largest consumer goods in the U.S. market, with an estimated annual revenue of $42 billion. That’s more than the Android operating system or any major league baseball combined. Not as impressive as the iPhone’s $55 billion. In fact, Boston Consulting’s research shows that the revenue of F series alone exceeds that of McDonald’s, Nike and Coca Cola as a whole. It is also the best-selling car in 39 states. The impact of the < / P > < p > F series on employment is also impressive. According to BCG, each Ford employee working directly on these pickup trucks can provide about 13 to 14 jobs, equivalent to about 500000 jobs in the United States. An assembly line worker may look like nothing, but behind his assembly is a huge structure, from the suppliers of the automobile manufacturer to the accountant who helps to manage the financial affairs of each dealer. What is the impact on GDP? According to the study, the F-series added $49 billion to U.S. GDP. Again, it covers everything from the R & D of car manufacturers to after-sales maintenance and the money their employees spend. From a more nuanced perspective, the direct activities of the F series alone contributed US $11 billion to US GDP, a considerable amount. < / P > < p > of course, this is just to highlight a specific product: the Ford F-series. After all, it was commissioned by Ford. In nine cases out of ten, this kind of light pickup line has an indelible connection with the economic strength of the United States, which is highlighted in very specific data. Google said the proposed media negotiation rules would put its free services in Australia at “risk”