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2015 Ford F-150: IIHS Gives Aluminum Body Mixed Crash Test Scores & Says It's 26% Pricier To Repair

2015 Ford F-150: IIHS Gives Aluminum Body Mixed Crash Test Scores & Says It's 26% Pricier To Repair

This morning, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety released crash test scores for the new, aluminum-bodied 2015 Ford F-150 pickup. Among the results, there's good news and bad news for fans of America's best-loved vehicle. First, the good news: IIHS says that the F-150's new aluminum body... read more

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2013 Ford Focus Electric

Like Tesla & BMW, Ford Is Sharing Electric Car Technology With Rivals

In June of 2014, Tesla Motors' CEO Elon Musk did something highly unusual: he unlocked Tesla's patent box and offered to share the company's electric car technology with... read more May 28, 2015 by 

2015 Ford F-150

2015 Ford F-150 Recalled To Fix Flawed Steering: 12,328 Trucks Affected

Ford Motor Company is recalling more than 12,300 F-150 pickups from the 2015 model year. According to a press release from the automaker, some of those vehicles may have been... read more May 14, 2015 by 

Police car with headlights on

Ford Develops New Way Of Tracking Police Actions To Save Lives & Boost Public Confidence

America's police have an image problem. As kids, many of us are introduced to Officer Friendly, and we're taught that police are forces for good. But as we get older, we read... read more November 3, 2014 by 

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


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