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

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

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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... read more November 26, 2013 by 


 
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... read more November 25, 2013 by 


 
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... read more November 21, 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 


 
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... read more October 28, 2013 by 


 
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... read more September 27, 2013 by 


 
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... read more September 19, 2013 by 


 
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... read more September 18, 2013 by 


 
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... read more September 18, 2013 by 


 
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... read more September 12, 2013 by 


 
'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... read more September 11, 2013 by 


 
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... read more September 4, 2013 by  0


 
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... read more August 29, 2013 by  0


 
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... read more August 15, 2013 by  0


 
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... read more August 12, 2013 by  0


 
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