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2013-2014 Ford F-150 investigated for brake failure
2013-2014 Ford F-150 investigated for brake failure

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of 2013 and 2014 models of the Ford F-150 pickup. NHTSA says that it has received 35 reports of problems with the truck's braking system. The agency sent notice of the investigation to Ford, explaining that those...Read More»

2016 Ford F-150
2016 Ford F-150, 2015-2016 Ford Transit Wagon Recalled For Airbag, Seatbelt Problems

Ford Motor Company has issued two recalls this morning that affect roughly 55,000 vehicles, most of which are registered in the U.S. RECALL #1: 2016 Ford F-150 UNITS AFFECTED: 3,683, including 2,894 registered in America, 286 in Canada, and 503 in Mexico This recall is related to the occupant...Read More»

Google's Self-Driving Prius
California DMV Driving Autonomous Car Developers Off The Road & Out Of State

If we learned nothing else in grade school, we learned that going first is a scary thing. You're expected to wow everyone watching, and you set the tone for all the folks that follow. It's a big risk, and a big responsibility. California is feeling those kinds of jitters right about now, as it's...Read More»

2016 Ford F-150 Limited
Is There A Ford F-150 Diesel In The Works? And If So, Why Now?

The Ford F-150 is many things: rugged, reliable, and the top-selling vehicle in the U.S. for more than three decades. What it's not -- at least not since the 1980s -- is a diesel, but that could soon change. According to Auto News, diesel models of the F-150 have been spotted at Ford's testing...Read More»

2016 Ford F-150 Limited
2016 Ford F-150 Vs. 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Auburn-Alabama, Green Bay-Chicago, Coke-Pepsi, Hatfields-McCoys. These are some history's greatest rivalries, and in the automotive world nothing surpasses F-150 versus Silverado. It's actually been a one-sided fight as the Ford F-150 has been America's best-selling pickup truck for 39 consecutive...Read More»

2013 Ford Focus
2012-2013 Ford Focus Front & Center In NHTSA Door-Latch Probe

The past 12 months haven't been kind to Ford's door latches. In March of 2015, the automaker recalled about 212,000 Explorer SUVs from 2011-2013 to replace latches that could pop open during collisions. Two months later, 156,000 Ford Fiesta, Fusion, and Lincoln MKZ models from 2012, 2013, and 2014...Read More»

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV
5 Biggest Car Stories Of CES: Faraday Future, Chevrolet, Ford, Toyota, And One More Thing

In recent years, there's been a growing overlap between the annual Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas and the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. In fact, some would argue that CES is more exciting than NAIAS because it features more concepts, more far-out, pie-in-the-sky...Read More»

Apple CarPlay On Ford's SYNC3
Ford SYNC Adds Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, And Other Features For 2017, 2016 Models

If you love your smartphone as much as we do, and if you drive a new Ford, we've got some very exciting news: Ford has said that Apple CarPlay and Android Auto will both roll out to the SYNC 3 infotainment system this year, as will several other useful features. Over the past year, Ford SYNC has...Read More»

2013 Ford Escape
2013 Ford Escape, 2013-2014 Focus ST Recalled To Fix Electrical Glitch Linked To Stalling

Ford Motor Company has issued a recall for more than 9,000 Ford Escape and Ford Focus ST models. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from an electrical problem that could cause vehicles to stall unexpectedly. ALSO SEE: 28 States Use...Read More»

U.S. patent #9,211,932 for a self-propelled unicycle, conceived by Ford Global Technologies
Ford Patent Could Transform Your Car Into A Unicycle

No doubt about it: the world of transportation is undergoing major changes right now, thanks to electrification, battery improvements, and propulsion systems that rely on elements like hydrogen to power vehicles. The sorts of vehicles we use are changing, too. A new patent from Ford hints at a...Read More»

2005 Ford Crown Victoria
Ford Recalls 317,000 U.S. Vehicles: Ford F-150 SuperCrew, Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis

This morning, Ford Motor Company has issued four recalls affecting 317,474 vehicles, most of which are registered in the U.S. RECALL #1: 2003-2005 Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis UNITS AFFECTED: 312,814, including 296,004 in the U.S., 14,714 in Canada, and 2,096 in Mexico Ford says that...Read More»

Google autonomous car prototype
Rumor: Google & Ford Create New Company To Build Autonomous Cars

Someday, people will look back on 2015 and say, "That's when autonomous cars were born" -- not because self-driving vehicles began appearing on roads (though at least one did), but because we began to understand the changes those cars would bring to the century-old auto industry. One of the biggest...Read More»

2015 Ford Edge
2015 Ford Edge Video Road Test

Everyone knows the Ford Explorer--and after a decade and a half on the road, everyone knows the Ford Escape, too. But what about the Ford Edge? Ford's mid-size crossover SUV has been a good performer and a strong seller, but it's gone about it all in stealth mode. Will that change with a new...Read More»

Apple's Siri Eyes-Free
Ford Vehicles From 2011-2016 Get Siri Eyes-Free In New Sync Update

In hard-boiled detective films, someone usually utters the line, "Ain't nothing free in this world, kid". But a new upgrade to Ford Sync could prove that tough talk wrong. Sync and the MyFord Touch infotainment system have a mixed record with consumers. On the one hand, shoppers like the idea of...Read More»

2011 Ford Fusion Sport
2010-11 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan Recalled For Fuel Leak: 451,865 Vehicles Affected

Ford has issued a recall for 2010 and 2011 models of the Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan. The recall affects roughly 451,000 vehicles in North America, most of which are registered in the U.S. ALSO SEE: All VW, Audi, Porsche Diesels Have Had Illegal Software Since 2009: U.S. Fines May Hit $21.2...Read More»

Volvo Cars Microsoft HoloLens
Can Volvo Save Microsoft?

Today is the 30th birthday of Microsoft Windows, the operating system everyone loves to hate. It's remarkable that Windows has survived this long -- though to be fair, neither it nor its maker are quite what they once were. However, a new partnership with Volvo could potentially give Microsoft a...Read More»

2017 Ford Escape
2017 Ford Escape Video Preview

The Ford Escape is one of the best-selling crossover SUVs, and one of the best handling utility vehicles, too. It's due this year for a mid-life refresh--and that updated crossover was introduced at the LA Auto Show before it goes on sale next year. The 2017 Ford Escape's good looks are still in...Read More»

2016 Ford Mustang
Recalled: 2016 Ford Mustang, 2009-2010 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX

Ford Motor Company has issued three recalls affecting roughly 131,000 vehicles worldwide, with most registered in the U.S. While two of the recalls are for 2016 model-year vehicles, the largest recall affects SUVs from 2009 and 2010. CHECK OUT: Victory For Shade-Tree Mechanics & Coders! Feds...Read More»

2015 Ford F-150
Six Recalls Affect 2015 Ford F-150, 2016 Ford Explorer, 2001-2008 Ford Escape, And Other Models

Earlier this morning, Ford Motor Company issued a whopping six recalls for a variety of Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury vehicles, some as old as the 1998 model year. The problems range from structural issues to high-tech problems with adaptive cruise control systems. From oldest to newest vehicles, the...Read More»

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