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2015 Ford Mustang: First Look
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»

2014 Ford Fiesta 5-door hatchback
Yes, Miss Ross! New Ford Fiesta Web Series Driven By Demanding Divas

Here are the facts, as best we can gather: The Ford Fiesta is heavily targeted to young drivers. Young drivers love music, especially live music. Musicians love performing for appreciative crowds, and also chilling in their dressing rooms. Those dressing rooms are filled with junk that is specified...Read More»

Ford & American Humane Association remind pickup drivers: dogs ride inside
Ford & The Humane Association Tell Pickup Owners: Keep Dogs Out Of Truck Beds

Here's a startling statistic: according to the American Humane Association, 100,000 dogs die each year while traveling in truck beds. Some are ejected during accidents. Some jump out while the vehicle is moving. Others die from debris, low-hanging limbs, and exposure. Now, Ford has partnered with...Read More»

'A Likely Story', the screwball comedy reimagined, courtesy of Lincoln
Ford Teams Up With Vanity Fair & Indie Directors To Reinvent Lincoln: Will It Work?

Old Spice, Wendy's, MySpace: rebranding campaigns are everywhere these days. Now, Ford is trying its hand at the "re-invigoration" game with a new series of videos that aim to dust off the Lincoln name. It's called the Lincoln Reimagine Project, and it's an element of Lincoln's larger "Hello...Read More»

2005 Ford Crown Victoria
Ford Recalls 355,000 2005-2011 Crown Vic, Town Car Sedans

Ford is conducting a safety recall of 355,000 sedans from the 2005 through 2011 model year due to corrosion that could lead to loss of steering. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website says that the vehicles involved in the recall are certain 2005 through 2011...Read More»

2014 Ford F-150 STX SuperCrew
Ford Unveils 2014 Ford F-150 STX & STX Sport Package

If you're in the market for a new pickup -- and with truck sales up 23 percent, you very well may be -- you now have another option to consider. Ford has unveiled the 2014 Ford F-150 STX SuperCrew, as well as an STX Sport Package, offering a mix of value and luxury, inside and out. In the F-150...Read More»

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid
Ford To Lower 2013 C-Max Hybrid Fuel Economy Ratings, Compensate Drivers

For one of the first times in recent history, lowering the mileage numbers on a new vehicle might have a positive affect on how shoppers and owners feel about a vehicle. In this case, the vehicle we're talking about is the 2013 (and 2014) Ford C-Max Hybrid. Ford Motor Company plans to soon...Read More»

2013 Ford Focus Electric
2012-2013 Ford Focus Electric, 2013 Focus ST Recalled For Lighting Defect

Ford is recalling certain 2012 and 2013 model year Focus Electric and 2013 Focus ST compact cars for a problem with malfunctioning headlights. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles potentially affected by the recall at 6,308...Read More»

Ford workers build Focus models at the Michigan Assembly Plant. Image: Ford Motor Company
Could Healthier Auto Workers Cut The Cost Of Your Next Ford?

When we think about the cost of making cars, we think about things like research, design, raw materials, parts, and labor. But there are many other factors that affect the price of our vehicles, and one of those things is healthcare. Yesterday, Ford released a statement about its new initiatives...Read More»

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