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Recalls: Ford Flex, Fusion, Mustang, Taurus; Lincoln MKS, MKT, MKZ; Mercury Milan

Recalls: Ford Flex, Fusion, Mustang, Taurus; Lincoln MKS, MKT, MKZ; Mercury Milan

Ford Motor Company has issued two recalls affecting more than 440,000 vehicles, most of which roam the roads of the U.S. and Canada. RECALL #1: 2011-2013 Ford Flex, Taurus; 2011-2013 Lincoln MKS, MKT; 2011-2012 Ford Fusion; 2011-2012 Lincoln MKZ; 2011 Mercury Milan UNITS AFFECTED: 393,622 vehicles... read more

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Biometric driver identification system, patented by Ford (application #20140285216)

Ford Files High-Tech Patent That Could Eliminate Keys & Start Cars With Fingerprints

No one likes passwords. We keep jumbles of them in our head -- usually two or three standards, plus a string of variations to suit the whims of allegedly "safer" websites... read more October 1, 2014 by 


 
2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid

Ford Is Developing A New Line Of Hybrids To Take On The Toyota Prius

When it comes to alternative vehicles, no automaker can match Toyota's success on the sales floor. Although Honda beat Toyota to the hybrid punch a decade-and-a-half ago, the... read more August 22, 2014 by 


 
Solar canopy at Ford World Headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan

Ford Harnesses The Sun's Power For An Impressive Employee Perk

It's hard out there for an employer -- especially for established companies that play by old-school rules. Just when you think you've got everyone set up with "newfangled"... read more August 15, 2014 by 


 
2014 Ford Escape

Ford Adds 101,000 Vehicles To Recall List: Ford Edge, Escape, Flex, Taurus; Lincoln MKS, MKT, MKX

Ford Motor Company has issued six new recalls -- some big, some small -- for roughly 101,000 North American vehicles. According to Detroit News, the recalls affect a wide... read more July 8, 2014 by 


 
Ford Motor Company's Jim Farley

Ford's Jim Farley Apologizes For Claiming, "We Know What You’re Doing"

Dennis Rodman isn't the only person suffering from foot-in-mouth disease this week. Jim Farley, Ford's Global VP for Marketing and Sales, succumbed to it, too, and now, he's... read more January 10, 2014 by 


 
2015 Ford Mustang GT

Ford Likely To Finish 2013 As America's #1 Brand (Again)

Ford Motor Company expects to finish the year as the best-selling auto brand in the U.S., but will it? Ford is a popular brand to be sure, but in terms of sales volume, it... read more December 31, 2013 by 


 
The 2014 Corvette Stingray poses with the 1953 Corvette - image: GM Corp

Google: Tesla, Ford, Chevrolet Corvette, Chevrolet Volt Are Most-Searched Autos Of 2013

No doubt about it: 2013 was Tesla's year. Thanks to strong sales, ongoing court battles, and a few headline-grabbing pyrotechnics, Tesla has been on the tip of everyone's... read more December 20, 2013 by 


 
Ford Trends Report 2013  -  10 Microtrends

Former Apple Exec: Tesla Leading A Dealership Transformation

Will Tesla Motors [NSDQ: TSLA] change the way we all buy cars? There might be plenty of naysayers about the company and their sales methods, but it’s especially... read more December 12, 2013 by 


 
2014 Lincoln MKZ

2013-2014 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Recalled For Transmission Flaw

Hot on the heels of yesterday's twin recalls of the 2013 Ford Escape, Ford Motor Company has issued a new recall for 2013 and 2014 models of the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid. According... read more November 27, 2013 by 


 
Alan Mulally

Ford's Alan Mulally Could Move To Microsoft: Is This A Good Thing? For Whom?

Microsoft is looking for a new CEO. As longtime head honcho Steve Ballmer prepares to step down, the teetering tech giant has narrowed its list of potential replacements to... read more November 8, 2013 by 


 
Australia's coat of arms

After 88 Years, Ford Stops Making Cars In Australia

1925 was a pretty big year. It saw the birth of John DeLorean, Paul Newman, Johnny Carson, and Dick Van Dyke. F. Scott Fitzgerald published The Great Gatsby in 1925, and... read more May 23, 2013 by  1


 
2011 Ford F-150 EcoBoost

Ford Owners File Lawsuit, Claim EcoBoost Engine Loses Power During Acceleration

Late last year, Ford owners made headlines when they sued the automaker over inaccurate fuel economy claims for the Fusion Hybrid and C-Max Hybrid. According to the Detroit... read more May 16, 2013 by  19


 
Ford SYNC

Ford Launches Contest For Apps That Boost Fuel Economy

Ford marketing honcho Jim Farley recently gave the keynote address at the 2013 New York Auto Show. While speaking about changes in the auto industry caused by shifts in... read more April 10, 2013 by  0


 
2013 Ford Fusion

Ford Stock Price Falls: Is It The Apple Of Cars?

If you're the sort of person who enjoys similes, you could spend a lot of time comparing today's car companies to Apple. Like Apple, for example, General Motors came back... read more January 30, 2013 by  3


 
Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-Cell

Will Your Next Car Run On Hydrogen? Ford, Mercedes, Nissan Partner On Fuel Cell Tech

We live in interesting times. (Which is a good thing, by the way, and not a Chinese curse after all.) We are witnessing the long, slow death of automobiles that run on fossil... read more January 29, 2013 by  0


 

 
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