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2012 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Gets Even More Capable Off-Road
2012 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Gets Even More Capable Off-Road

When it comes to full size pickups that will take you to the middle of nowhere at alarmingly high speeds, Ford’s highly successful F-150 SVT Raptor is in a class by itself. The already-capable truck gets a few significant upgrades for the 2012 model year, and the changes should help improve...Read More»

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Ford Yanks TV Ad Critical Of Bailouts

Just two weeks ago, we told you about a Ford television commercial critical of GM and Chrysler for taking bailout money. The unscripted ad, filmed in a mock “press conference” format, featured an F-150 owner named Chris who supported Ford for “standing on their own; win, lose or...Read More»

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Ford Ad Slams GM And Chrysler For Taking Bailouts

A lot has been said about GM and Chrysler taking the government bailouts while Ford didn't, but to date, the automakers have played nice regarding the situation. Ford has now apparently decided it's OK to slam the competition for taking government loans, airing a commercial that does just that. The...Read More»

Ford's F-150 EcoBoost Challenge truck. Image: Ford
Ford Launches F-150 Ecoboost Challenge On Facebook

Ford has already successfully launched the new 2011 Explorer using social media, and now it's trying something similar with the F-150 Ecoboost. Ford has launched a contest on Facebook promoting its new F-150 Ecoboost Challenge. The contest involves eight cities and drivers. Each driver will...Read More»

2012 Ford Harley-Davidson F-150
Ford Unveils Limited Edition 2012 Harley-Davidson F-150

Sturgis, S.D. is a holy land for Harley fans, so it made perfect sense that Ford chose that gritty city as the place to unveil its new, limited edition Harley-Davidson F-150 pickup. Custom motorcycles are a common sight at the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, which is taking place through August...Read More»

2004 Ford F-150 Lariat
Ford Recalls 1.1 Million Trucks For Fuel Tank Flaw

Ford Motor Company is issuing a major recall for pickup trucks from its popular F-150 and F-250 lines, as well as the Lincoln Blackwood. At issue is a problem with the models' fuel tank straps, which could result in fuel tanks separating from affected vehicles and, potentially, start fires. The...Read More»

2011 Ford F-150 XLT
Ford's CEO, Alan Mulally, Delivers F-150 To Customer

It isn’t easy being a CEO for a major automaker. You’ve got the board of directors to answer to, you’re in meetings all day long and your daily e-mail volume probably rivals that of a small city in the Midwest. To top it off, you have to be careful of the commitments you make...Read More»

Aston Martin V12 Zagato race car
Aston Martin V12 Zagato, Cake Boss, Ford, Fuel Cells: Today's Car News

Aston Martin is gearing up the V12 Zagato for the 2011 Nurburgring 24 Hour endurance race. [MotorAuthority] The fonts on the instrument panel of future Fords will be 40 percent heavier to make it easier for people to read the options. [TheCarConnection] Ford is adding SYNC App Link to the 2012...Read More»

Dan Akerson, GM CEO as of September 1, 2010
GM CEO Akerson: Raise Taxes On Gasoline

General Motors CEO Dan Akerson would like to see a federal gas tax of as much as $1.00 per gallon, as it would drive consumers to purchase more fuel efficient vehicles. Akerson believes that such a move would be more effective than raising corporate average fuel economy standards, as the government...Read More»

2011 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson
Memorial Day Weekend Sales: Best Truck Incentives

The Memorial Day long weekend can be a great time to buy a new vehicle. Unfortunately, this year there are fewer factory incentives for car buyers due to strong demand and recent natural disasters that have reduced the inventories of a number of manufacturers. Incentive programs are expensive...Read More»

2011 Ford F-150 towing a trailer
Pickup Truck Sales Plunge To Thirty-Year Low

Sales of pickup trucks, once considered the staple vehicle of U.S. automakers, fell to volumes not seen since Ward's Auto began keeping a database in 1980. April 2011 sales of compact and full-size pickups accounted for just 11.8 percent of light vehicle sales during the month. Year to date sales...Read More»

2006 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson
Ford To Announce Expanded F-150 Recall

Yielding to pressure from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Ford has agreed to recall an additional 1.2 million F-150 pickup trucks for potential problems with their airbag system. The NHTSA has received nearly 300 reports of accidental airbag deployment in 2004 to 2006...Read More»

1997 Ford Taurus GL
Auto Show Moments: Ford Advances the Art in Detroit, 1995

Ford previewed the 1996 Taurus at its 1995 Detroit Auto Show exhibit. With more than 25 years of auto show attendance behind me, I think my favorite auto show moment came at the first Detroit Auto Show I attended in 1995. The Ford display was the first thing I looked at at that show. The highlight...Read More»

2011 Ford F-150 2WD SuperCrew 145" XLT Side Exterior View
F-150 and Ranger Mileage Winners

The Environmental Protection Agency’s 2011 list of Most and Least Fuel Efficient pickup trucks was released a couple of days ago and Ford is claiming victory. Ford grabbed two wins for being the most fuel-efficient with the F-150 and Ranger being the least thirsty in their respective...Read More»

2011 Ford F-150 XL
Ford Vehicles: Red And Black In Short Supply

Japan’s earthquake and tsunamis continue to affect the U.S. auto industry. Now, Ford is telling its dealers not to order vehicles in Tuxedo black paint or in three variations of red, because the pigments for those paints come from a Japanese supplier that can no longer fill its orders...Read More»

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Blower Kits Makes Raptor Soar

If you own a Ford Raptor, you're not worried about things like the price of fuel. You just want to have the baddest truck around and now ProCharger and Whipple both offer aftermarket supercharger kits to help you get a leg up on your fellow Raptor owners. The HO Intercooled ProCharger System for...Read More»

2011 Ford F-150 2WD SuperCrew 145" XLT Angular Front Exterior View
New Trailering App For Ford F-150

There’s an 'app' for seemingly everything today. I heard the other day about an app that lets you create a picture of yourself with Paris Hilton. Why you would want that, I’ll never know, but as someone who spends quite a bit of time in a truck looking in the rearview mirror at the...Read More»

2011 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor
F150 SVT Raptor Posts Record Sales in January

I guess I'm not the only one who likes the look of the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor because January was the best sales month for the aggressively styled off-road racing influenced model. Ford says that more than 900 Raptors were sold in the first month of 2011 with another 740 booked in February. So much...Read More»

2010 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson
KBB Names The Hottest Pickup Trucks, New And Used

Anyone who knows anything about the automotive industry and truck sales knows that Ford’s F-Series trucks are a runaway best seller in North America. In fact, in 2010 the best-selling vehicle in the country—car, truck, or SUV—was the Ford F-Series, followed by Chevy’s...Read More»

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