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J.D. Power: The Stuff That Car Owners Hate Usually Can't Be Fixed

J.D. Power: The Stuff That Car Owners Hate Usually Can't Be Fixed

J.D. Power has just released its highly anticipated 2013 Initial Quality Study, and on the whole, it contains plenty of good news for consumers and automakers alike. However, it also signals a major shift in the way that we relate to our vehicles and what we expect of them. The study is based on... read more

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2013 Ford Explorer Sport

Ford Recalls 390,783 Vehicles For Potential Fuel Leaks

Ford is recalling a total of 390,783 Ford and Lincoln vehicles in the U.S. and federalized territories for potential fuel leaks. Worldwide, the number of vehicles affected is... read more June 4, 2013 by 


 
Ford F-150 EcoBoost Engine Teardown

In Wake Of Lawsuits, NHTSA Investigates Ford EcoBoost Engine

Earlier this month, we told you about three Ohio motorists who are suing Ford over its six-cylinder EcoBoost engine. As with a similar lawsuit filed in Louisiana, the drivers... read more May 28, 2013 by 


 
Briarwood Elementary School in Moore, Oklahoma, two days after being destroyed by a tornado

One Week Later: Automakers Show Support For Oklahoma

On Monday, May 20, a tornado touched down in the town of Moore, a suburb of Oklahoma City. Tornadoes are a fact of life in the Midwest, but this one was far from ordinary --... read more May 28, 2013 by 


 
Australia's coat of arms

After 88 Years, Ford Stops Making Cars In Australia

1925 was a pretty big year. It saw the birth of John DeLorean, Paul Newman, Johnny Carson, and Dick Van Dyke. F. Scott Fitzgerald published The Great Gatsby in 1925, and... read more May 23, 2013 by  1


 
2013 Ford Fusion Energi

2013 Ford Fusion Energi Earns NHTSA Five-Star Safety Rating

The mid-size 2013 Ford Fusion lineup boasts an additional entry in the top safety ratings arena as the 2013 Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid earns a five-star safety rating... read more May 22, 2013 by 


 
2011 Ford F-150 EcoBoost

Ford Owners File Lawsuit, Claim EcoBoost Engine Loses Power During Acceleration

Late last year, Ford owners made headlines when they sued the automaker over inaccurate fuel economy claims for the Fusion Hybrid and C-Max Hybrid. According to the Detroit... read more May 16, 2013 by  19


 
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid

Ford Hybrid Sales Soar, Giving Toyota A Run For Its Money

Last week, we posted the U.S. auto sales stats for April, and the numbers were especially good for Detroit. Ford's performance was strongest of all, with the company boasting... read more May 6, 2013 by  3


 
Ford 'Video Snacks' bring vehicle features directly to consumers

Ford Feeds Shoppers 'Video Snacks' To Explain New Car Features

Perhaps more than any other automaker, Ford understands the challenges of explaining technology to customers. Its own MyFord Touch and SYNC systems have caused the company's... read more April 15, 2013 by  1


 
2013 Ford Flex

GM, Ford To Build Nine-, Ten-Speed Automatics Together

General Motors and Ford will partner to build a new generation of automatic transmissions--nine-speed and ten-speed automatics that the companies will use to boost fuel... read more April 15, 2013 by  3


 
Ford SYNC

Ford Launches Contest For Apps That Boost Fuel Economy

Ford marketing honcho Jim Farley recently gave the keynote address at the 2013 New York Auto Show. While speaking about changes in the auto industry caused by shifts in... read more April 10, 2013 by 


 
2014 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Special Edition

Ford Doubles Down With New 2014 F-150 SVT Raptor Special Edition

Ford's looking to capitalize on the success of the F-150 SVT Raptor by adding a new Special Edition model for 2014. The idea of this new trim level is to give customers the... read more April 9, 2013 by  2


 
2013 Ford Explorer

Lincoln MKS, Ford Explorer, Taurus Recalled For Fuel Tank Issue

Ford is conducting a voluntary safety recall of a small number of 2013 Explorer SUVs, 2012 Taurus and Lincoln MKS sedans over concerns their fuel tanks may leak and pose a... read more April 3, 2013 by 


 
2013 Ford Fusion

Ford Tops General Motors, Toyota In Loyalty; Hybrids Gain Traction

Ford Motor Company may not be as big as General Motors, Toyota, or Volkswagen, but when it comes to the loyalty of American customers, Ford has the competition beat... read more March 27, 2013 by 


 
Ford Figo ad featuring Paris Hilton and the Kardashians

Ford Apologizes For Ad Featuring Paris Hilton & Bound, Gagged Kardashians

Ford's thoughtful approach to marketing yields huge dividends. Its "Fiesta Movement" campaign, for example, remains the yardstick by which other social media forays are... read more March 25, 2013 by 


 
2013 Ford Escape

Ford Recalls 2013 Focus, C-Max, Escape For Faulty Child Safety Lock

Ford is conducting a voluntary safety recall of 5,675 2013 model year Ford Focus sedans, C-Max hybrids and Escape SUVs in the U.S. due to faulty child safety door locks... read more March 13, 2013 by 


 
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