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2012-2013 Ford Edge Recalled For Fire Risk Again -- Even For Vehicles Fixed The First Time
2012-2013 Ford Edge Recalled For Fire Risk Again -- Even For Vehicles Fixed The First Time

In 2012, Ford recalled 5,499 Edge crossovers because of a problem with the model's fuel line. Now, the automaker has expanded that recall to include 2013 models, bringing the total number of vehicles affected to 27,933. And take note: if you own a 2012 Edge that was repaired under the first recall...Read More»

2015 Ford F-150
2015 Ford F-150 Video Preview: 2014 Detroit Auto Show

Ford Motor Co. [NYSE:F] is placing a quite extraordinary bet, and it revealed its hand at the 2014 Detroit auto show this week. It's replacing much of the steel in the best-selling vehicle in America, the Ford F-150, with aluminum. With aluminum body panels and structural pieces, Ford hopes the...Read More»

2015 Ford F-150
2015 Ford F-150: First Look, Details For Radically New Truck

Ford Motor Co. [NYSE:F] has quietly dropped extensive details, as well as a few pics, of a completely redesigned 2015 Ford F-150, in advance of a Monday morning press conference to be held at the Detroit Auto Show. To start, this bold redo of the longtime best-selling vehicle in the U.S. market...Read More»

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 trying his best to recover. Farley began to show symptoms on Wednesday night at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas...Read More»

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Carmakers Know Where You Go -- And You Can't Get Them To Delete The Data

Big data is a very big deal. To be sure, it has plenty of useful applications, like helping us navigate traffic jams and tracking down criminals, all thanks to the aid of GPS devices, traffic cameras, and other gadgets. But there's an insidious side to big data, too. Businesses of every stripe...Read More»

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 can't compete with larger companies like Toyota and General Motors -- at least not on a global scale. But if we just focus on...Read More»

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 tongue. But don't just take our word for it: take Google's. According to the 800-pound search-engine gorilla, Tesla was the...Read More»

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The Death Of An Auto Industry: Ford, GM Pull Out Of Australia, Toyota May Follow

Two days ago, General Motors announced plans to stop manufacturing cars in Australia -- or, as GM put it in a carefully worded statement: As part of its ongoing actions to decisively address the performance of its global operations, General Motors today announced it would transition to a national...Read More»

2015 Ford Mustang images leaked by TIME
2015 Ford Mustang: First Look

The 2015 Ford Mustang is nearly here. In fact, it's been here for a few days, depending how you look at the issue. Official details, photographs, and information have been released now, but earlier this week, a few images of the new Mustang hit the web, feeding the enthusiast frenzy over the sixth...Read More»

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November Auto Sales Will Rise Almost 4%, Largely Due To Black Friday Deals

If you're planning to give the ol' credit card a workout today, you're not alone. Most analysts are predicting brisk Black Friday sales at shopping malls, big-box stores, and even on the auto lots. Kelley Blue Book, for example, expects that transactions today and through the holiday weekend will...Read More»

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 to Detroit News, the sedan suffers from a problem with its transmission, which could allow the vehicle to roll after being...Read More»

2013 Ford Escape
2013 Ford Escape Subject Of Two (More) Recalls Related To Engine Compartment Fires

When the covers came off the 2013 Ford Escape at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, car fans went a little crazy. Gone was the awkward, boxy little sister of the mature Ford Explorer: this was a vehicle that could stand on its own. But since that great transition -- which also made the Escape less of...Read More»

Ford Edge Concept, 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show
2015 Ford Edge Concept Preview Video

The Ford Edge Concept, the indicator for what will be the second generation of the mid-size crossover, was revealed today just hours ahead of its debut at the 2013 LA Auto Show. The Edge concept is the brand's next take on the family utility vehicle, set to make its way to the market for the 2015...Read More»

Blind driver Steve Mahan in Google's Self-Driving Toyota Prius, March 2012
NHTSA Attorney Calls Autonomous Cars "Premature"

Autonomous cars are on the fast track: Toyota has promised to launch early versions of self-driving vehicles by the mid-2010s, with other automakers to follow. But at least two big questions need to be answered before those cars arrive in U.S. showrooms: 1. Will the public buy autonomous cars?...Read More»

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 about five names. On that list: Ford CEO Alan Mulally. Let's put aside the question of whether Mulally would actually take the...Read More»

2013 Ford Focus Electric
2012-2013 Ford Focus Electric, 2013 Ford C-Max Recalled For Software Glitch

Ford Motor Company has issued a recall for certain models of the Ford Focus Electric and Ford C-Max. The recall stems from a software flaw that could allow thieves to drive off with the vehicle. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the recall affects 2012...Read More»

Gavel. Image: Brian Turner
20 Parts-Makers Fined $1.6 Billion For Fixing Prices & Making Cars Pricey

No doubt about it: cars are expensive. Along with your home and your education, a car is one of the most expensive investments you'll ever make. Unfortunately, some of us have been paying even more for our cars than we should've, and it's because 20 companies that supply parts for those cars have...Read More»

2011 Ford Explorer Police Interceptor
Ford Gives U.S. Police Their First 30 MPG Car

For most motorists, having a car that earns 30 miles per gallon isn't such a big deal. In fact, in some segments, 30 mpg is average or even below average. But for police officers in the U.S., 30 mpg is a very big deal, indeed, and according to Detroit News, the dream will soon become a reality...Read More»

Ford F-150 EcoBoost Baja 1000 truck
Turbos & Diesels: Like 'Em Or Loathe 'Em, They're Becoming The Norm

By most accounts, the conventional gasoline engine's days are numbered. Long before electric cars become commonplace, automakers expect to wean themselves off gas-powered powerplants, replacing them with fuel-efficient alternatives. On Monday, Ford's Joe Bakaj told Detroit News that the time is...Read More»

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