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Yes, Miss Ross! New Ford Fiesta Web Series Driven By Demanding Divas
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»

Fuel gauge
Ford Separates Fuel-Economy Fact From Fuel-Economy Fiction: Video

It seems like just yesterday we were celebrating graduations and sprucing up our backyards for Fourth of July barbecues. Now, we've crossed into August, which can only mean one thing: summer is nearly over. But before the kids head back to school and the leaves begin to turn, chances are good...Read More»

2014 Ford F-150 fitted with natural-gas readiness package
Ford F-150 To Be Offered Ready For Natural-Gas Conversion

Ford announced today that it would offer an optional natural-gas readiness package the 2014 model of on its popular F-150 pickup truck, equipping the truck to be converted to natural-gas or bi-fuel operation by qualified third-party installers. It's the first half-ton pickup truck to be offered...Read More»

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid Recalled For Roof Safety Issue

Ford is conducting a voluntary compliance recall of certain 2013 model year C-Max Hybrid vehicles because they may not adequately protect occupants’ heads in a crash. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles potentially...Read More»

2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid
Ford Sells More Hybrids Than Ever, Dissolves Tech Partnership With Toyota

Ford has been on a winning streak for the past 12 months. Sales have been strong, its stock price has nearly doubled, and recently, it was declared the best-loved company in the U.S. It hasn't been all sunshine and lollipops, though. Ford is currently being sued over its EcoBoost engine (which may...Read More»

Surveillance Mode and other features developed by Intermotive
New In Safety: Ford 'Surveillance Mode' Locks Car Doors When People Approach

Are we imagining things, or are automakers really stepping up to the plate when it comes to safety technology? It seems as if every other day, another company debuts an upgraded adaptive cruise control or a new pedestrian-detection system -- or an animal-detection system, for that matter. Mind you...Read More»

2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid
Ford C-Max, Fusion, Lincoln MKZ Hybrids Get More MPGs Via Software Update

Remember those AT&T commercials from the mid-1990s -- the ones that asked, "Have you ever sent someone a fax...from the beach?" They envisioned a future of instant gratification, and many of their predictions have come true. (Except no one sends faxes anymore. Thankfully.) But one thing those...Read More»

MyFord Touch made simpler for 2013
Owners Sue Ford Over MyFord Touch Infotainment Flaws

The MyFord Touch infotainment system has been a mixed blessing for Ford. On the one hand, it's become hugely popular with consumers. In fact, roughly 80 percent of new-car shoppers shell out for it. That's meant huge profits for America's best-loved company. On the other hand, not everyone's a fan...Read More»

2014 Ford Fiesta ST
Forget Amazon & Lowe's: Ford Is The Top Brand In America

Ford has done it: the Detroit automaker is now the best-perceived brand in the U.S. -- not just among car companies, but among all companies. That news comes from marketing research firm YouGov. Every day of the week, its workers speak to 5,000 Americans, gauging public opinion on 1,100 of the...Read More»

Star Wars-themed Ford Fiesta for 'Course of the Force'
Before Comic Con, Ford Uses The Force To Help Raise Funds

Since the 1970s, San Diego's Comic Con has entertained fans of science fiction, fantasy, anime, and, of course, comics. However, few Americans knew much about the convention until recently, as nerd culture has gone mainstream. (We blame the Bronies.) In fact, Comic Con is now so big that it...Read More»

American flag
The 10 States Most (And Least) Likely To Buy "American"

Americans have conflicting ideas about what makes a car truly "American". According to an AutoTrader survey released last year, "a vehicle that is made in the U.S. by a foreign automaker is more likely to be seen as 'American made' (57 percent) than one from a U.S. automaker that was built outside...Read More»

2014 Ford F-150 Tremor
2014 Ford F-150 Tremor: EcoBoost Goes Short-Bed, Short-Cab

The latest addition to the Ford F-150 lineup is the Tremor, a new sport truck coming in the 2014 model year. Ford showed off the new truck today in Dearborn, one of the first models confirmed for the 2014 F-150 lineup. The name Tremor's been applied to Ford trucks and SUVs in the past. In the...Read More»

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