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Ford Escape, Mercury Mariner, Shelby GT350/R Mustang recalled for oil and fuel leaks
Ford Escape, Mercury Mariner, Shelby GT350/R Mustang recalled for oil and fuel leaks

This morning, Ford Motor Company issued three recalls affecting more than 408,000 vehicles registered in the U.S. One of the recalls stems from an oil leak, two are the result of possible fuel leaks, and all involve an elevated risk of fire. RECALL #1: 2010-12 Ford Escape, 2010-11 Mercury Mariner...Read More»

2017 Kia Sorento
2017 Ford Explorer vs. 2017 Kia Sorento: Compare Cars

The fight for the family dollar has split the mid-size SUV class into smaller segments. Buyers can opt for vehicles that are larger or smaller, offer two rows of seats or three, and come with engines ranging from naturally aspirated inline-4s to turbocharged V-6s. The duo we're pitting against each...Read More»

2017 GMC Acadia
2017 Ford Explorer vs. 2017 GMC Acadia: Compare Cars

Looking for a three-row, mid-size crossover? Then you're probably cross-shopping a few likely nameplates. You might be looking at a Honda Pilot, Durango, Jeep Grand Cherokee, and Nissan Pathfinder, but we think the GMC Acadia makes a strong case for itself, with seating for seven and a wide range...Read More»

2015 Ford Falcon XR6 Ute
Last Ford rolls off the line in Australia: what's next Down Under?

Back in 2013, Ford made a sad announcement: as of October 2016, the company would stop manufacturing vehicles in Australia. Ladies and gentlemen, October 2016 is here, and earlier today, the last Australian-made Ford--a Falcon XR6 like the one pictured above--rolled off the assembly line. Ford's...Read More»

2013 Ford Edge
2011-2013 Ford Edge investigated for persistent 'door ajar' warning

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of Ford Edge vehicles from the 2011, 2012, and 2013 model years. The agency has received some 1,560 complaints from owners who say that the Edge's "door ajar" warning light remains on, even when the crossover's doors...Read More»

2016 Ford F-150
2015-2016 Ford F-150 may have brake problems, too: NHTSA opens probe

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of the 2015 and 2016 Ford F-150, following at least 25 reports of problems with the pickup's brakes. Sound familiar? It should: in May of this year, Ford recalled roughly 271,000 F-150 pickups from the 2013 and 2014...Read More»

MyFord Touch made simpler for 2013
Lawsuits against MyFord Touch move forward: will this discourage automakers from doing infotainment?

Remember MyFord Touch and MyLincoln touch, the infotainment systems that shoppers loved and loved to hate? Three years ago, owners sued Ford over the systems' glitchy, underwhelming performance. Now, many of those cases have been wrapped into a class-action lawsuit, which could mean a big payout...Read More»

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor
So mega: 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor runs loose with 450 hp

The final figures on the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor are out of the pen and running wild all over this park. The busy twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 will put down 450 horsepower and 510 pound-feet of torque, the automaker announced this week. That's pretty much what we were expecting, but it's...Read More»

2016 Ford Focus RS
2013-17 Ford Focus, 2014 Ford Transit Connect recalled: over 75,000 vehicles affected

This morning, Ford issued two recalls affecting more than 75,000 vehicles, most of which are registered in the U.S. RECALL #1: 2013-17 Ford Focus hatchback and Ford Focus RS UNITS AFFECTED: 64,038 in the U.S. and 9,877 in Canada This recall stems from a software glitch that allows hatchbacks to...Read More»

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor SuperCrew
Ford announces new growth plan: here are 5 things to expect by 2020

Yesterday, Ford unveiled its new growth plan, which includes strategies for the next five to ten years. The document bears a handful of similarities to the updated business plan that Fiat Chrysler published in January, but in other ways, it's very, very different. What can we expect in the near...Read More»

2015 Ford Mustang GT
Ford adds 1.5 million vehicles to door latch recall: Escape, Focus, Mustang, Lincoln MKC, more

One month ago, Ford recalled nearly 830,000 vehicles to fix a problem with their door latches. This morning, the automaker added 1.5 million additional Ford and Lincoln cars, crossovers, and vans to that recall--most of them registered in the U.S. The underlying issue in these new vehicles remains...Read More»

2017 Honda CR-V
2017 Ford Escape vs. 2017 Honda CR-V: Compare Cars

Growing families on a budget will find two very impressive daily drivers in the Honda CR-V and Ford Escape. But they're quite different in many ways—and pretty much the polar opposites of this vehicle class. Which is the better pick? As we tease, there are plenty of ways in which both the...Read More»

2017 Ford Escape
Recalls: 2017 Ford Escape; 2013-15 Ford Flex, Taurus, Lincoln MKS, MKT; 2015-16 Ford Transit

This morning, Ford Motor Company issued three recalls affecting more than 113,000 vehicles registered in North America. RECALL #1: 2013-15 Ford Taurus, Ford Flex, Lincoln MKS, Lincoln MKT, Ford Police Interceptor UNITS AFFECTED: 77,502 in the U.S., 7,353 in Canada, 1,083 in Mexico This recall stems...Read More»

2017 Ford GT
Ford GT production extended by two years, but don't expect to get one

In January 2015, automakers from around the world converged on Detroit as they always do, ready to show off their latest and greatest sedans, coupes, and concepts at the North American International Auto Show. Ford went a step further. It unveiled an all-new edition of the legendary GT supercar...Read More»

Ford Fusion Hybrid Autonomous Vehicle
Ford promises autonomous cars for ride-sharing by 2021

We've spent a lot of time writing about (1) self-driving cars and (2) ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft. There's a very good reason for that: those trends are poised to have a massive impact on the auto industry and dramatically change the way we get around. Initially, the leaders in those...Read More»

Trinity, professional hacker [from The Matrix]
Latest worry for Volkswagen owners: Wireless hack can unlock millions of Audis, Porsches, VWs

If you're a Volkswagen owner, you've probably spent the last 11 months worrying about Dieselgate. Even folks who don't own diesels have been deeply concerned about the resale value of their VWs because of the black eye the brand has received in the press. Owners of Audi, Porsche, and other marques...Read More»

2017 Ford Super Duty F-250
Does it matter that the new 2017 Ford Super Duty is aluminum like the F-150?

The truck market in the U.S. is very important. This is not a buyer base you want to upset when introducing a new truck, which is why the new 2017 Super Duty poses a risk for Ford. It's completely new for 2017, and its body is made of aluminum. Last week we asked you via a Twitter poll whether it...Read More»

2017 Ford Escape IIHS Small Overlap Crash Test
Refreshed Ford Escape improves crash test performance, still lags rivals

The updated 2017 Ford Escape compact crossover received more than just a cosmetic facelift this year. Structural changes to the vehicle's front end were enough to boost its crashworthiness, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The Escape's performance in the IIHS small-overlap...Read More»

2017 Ford Super Duty First Drive
Ford fist fighting Ram, GM with new heavy duty truck package

Officials at Ford will admit there's at least one place F-Series trucks don't reign supreme. Rather, it's one small slice. And even then, coaxing that admission out of Ford officials is tough to do. New for 2017, Ford will introduce an STX package Super Duty truck meant to take on Chevrolet's heavy...Read More»

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