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Like Tesla & BMW, Ford Is Sharing Electric Car Technology With Rivals
Like Tesla & BMW, Ford Is Sharing Electric Car Technology With Rivals

In June of 2014, Tesla Motors' CEO Elon Musk did something highly unusual: he unlocked Tesla's patent box and offered to share the company's electric car technology with other automakers. The following month, BMW did the same thing. ALSO SEE: Fiat Chrysler's Sergio Marchionne Wanted To Merge With...Read More»

2014 Ford Edge
2014 Ford Edge Investigated For Sudden Wheel Failure

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation of the 2014 Ford Edge. According to an agency bulletin, there may be a problem with the Edge's wheels, which could result in serious, sudden trouble for drivers. Normally, NHTSA launches probes of vehicles after numerous...Read More»

2015 Ford F-150
2015 Ford F-150 Recalled To Fix Flawed Steering: 12,328 Trucks Affected

Ford Motor Company is recalling more than 12,300 F-150 pickups from the 2015 model year. According to a press release from the automaker, some of those vehicles may have been improperly assembled, and as a result, owners could have trouble steering their trucks. The problem is rooted in the...Read More»

2014 Ford Fusion
Ford Expands Door-Latch Recall, Adds 156,000 Ford Fiesta, Fusion, Lincoln MKZ Models

Back in March, Ford recalled more than 212,000 Ford Explorers from the 2011-2013 model years to replace faulty door latches that could spring open during a collision, increasing the risk of damage to occupants. Last month, perhaps in response to an investigation by the National Highway Traffic...Read More»

2015 Ford F-150
Ford Fiesta, Focus, Fusion, Edge, Escape, F-150, Lincoln MKZ Included In Massive Recall

This morning, Ford has issued four separate recalls affecting nearly 600,000 Ford and Lincoln vehicles in North America. RECALL #1: 2013-15 Ford Fusion, Lincoln MKZ; 2015 Ford Edge UNITS AFFECTED: 487,301 registered in the U.S., 31,012 registered in Canada This is by far the largest of Ford's four...Read More»

2014 Ford Fusion
Ford Recalls Recent Fiesta, Fusion, Lincoln MKZ For Door-Latch Issue

Ford Motor Company [NYSE: F] is recalling about 390,000 vehicles from the 2012 through 2014 model years for an issue with the door latches. CHECK OUT: The Lowest-Rated Cars Of 2015 According to Ford, a “broken pawl spring tab” could either prevent the door from latching or allow the...Read More»

2015 Ford F-150
2015 Ford F-150: First Crash-Test Ratings For Aluminum-Bodied Truck

The 2015 Ford F-150 makes some great leaps ahead, with its aluminum-intensive, aerospace-styled construction, fuel-efficient turbocharged engines, and tech-loaded cabin. But the safety of this aluminum-bodied F-150 has been an open question—until now, with the release of full crash-test...Read More»

2011 Ford Escape Hybrid
2008-2011 Ford Escape, Mercury Mariner May Suffer From Lingering Power Steering Flaw

In May of last year, Ford Motor Company recalled more than 900,000 Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner models for a power steering flaw. Unfortunately, Ford's fix for the problem might not have worked as well as expected, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration may launch an...Read More»

Ford Intelligent Speed Limiter
Ford Feature Can Limit Your Speed According To Signs

Ford Motor Co. [NYSE: F] has revealed a system that may help prevent unintended speeding—and, in some cases perhaps, speeding tickets themselves. ALSO SEE: Tesla Wins In Georgia, Loses In West Virginia Intelligent Speed Limiter, a function that’s on the way to market in some of the...Read More»

2013 Ford Explorer Sport
Ford Recalls 2011-2013 Explorer For Door Latches; Hearses, Ambulances For Other Issues

Ford Motor Co. is recalling some 2011-2013 Ford Explorer models, as well as Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles, for an issue that may prevent the door from staying latched in a side-impact crash. The recall affects 212,911 vehicles—including 194,484 for the U.S.—built at the...Read More»

2015 Ford F-150
2015 Ford F-150: Insurance Rates Hold Steady, Despite Aluminum Body

Wise people often say, "If it ain't broke, don't fix it", and if ever there was a vehicle that wasn't broke, it's the Ford F-150. That pickup has been America's best-selling ride for nearly 40 years. And yet, for 2015, Ford upended conventional wisdom by "fixing" its hugely popular truck, ditching...Read More»

2015 Ford Edge
Six Points: Twin-Scroll Turbo Tech In The 2015 Ford Edge

The 2015 Ford Edge, for which we posted our first driving impressions this past week, has been fully redesigned to fit right in with Ford’s latest lineup of cars and crossovers, and reengineered to have a far more refined yet responsive freel from the driver’s seat. Two of the three...Read More»

2015 Ford Edge
2015 Ford Edge: First Drive

Does the 2015 Ford Edge stay true to its badge? Not exactly; it’s always worn its edge—or edginess—with a sort of irony. Far more than when it was first introduced in 2007, this tall utility wagon is on solid ground, at the heart of Ford’s crossover lineup, and it brims with...Read More»

2013 Ford Fusion
Probe Of Door Latch Failures On 2011-2013 Ford Fiesta Now Includes 2013 Ford Fusion, Lincoln MKZ

Back in September, we told you about an investigation of the 2011-2013 Ford Fiesta being conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. That investigation uncovered enough evidence of underlying problems with the Fiesta to move to its next phase -- and it's grown to include the...Read More»

2015 Ford Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition
2015 Ford Mustang: Five-Star Safety Bucks Pony-Car Preconceptions

Safety might have been seen as a distant priority in the past for those buying pony cars like the Ford Mustang; but today there’s no reason to compromise on occupant protection in the interest of more muscle. DON'T MISS: Self-Driving Cars Could Slash Auto Sales By Nearly 50% One such example...Read More»

2011 Ford Explorer Police Interceptor
Feds End Investigation Of 2013 Ford Explorer With No Recall

After evaluating 20 complaints about brake problems in the 2013 Ford Explorer Police Interceptor, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opted to close its investigation of the model without asking Ford to conduct a recall. ALSO SEE: Six Vehicles With The Most Eye-Catching Lighting...Read More»

2013 Ford Taurus SHO
Ford Recalls 2010-2013 Ford Taurus, Police Interceptor, Lincoln MKS, 2014 Ford Transit Connect

Nissan isn't the only automaker issuing back-to-back recalls today. Ford is doing so, too, and in the process, it's affecting more than 230,000 Ford and Lincoln owners throughout North America. ALSO SEE: The Safest Vehicles Of 2015 RECALL #1: 2013 FORD TAURUS, FORD POLICE INTERCEPTOR, LINCOLN MKS...Read More»

New Ford GT, 2015 Detroit Auto Show
Once Again, Ford Owners Are The Most Loyal In America Says IHS Survey

Competition between automakers may be stiffer than ever, but brand loyalty isn't dead -- at least not among Ford fans. Research firm IHS analyzed 12 months of data and determined that when it comes to repeat customers, Ford is doing fab. MUST SEE: 2016 Nissan Titan Preview To reach that conclusion...Read More»

2014 Ford Escape
2014 Ford Escape, 2015 Lincoln MKC Recalled To Fix Fuel Pump Flaw

Ford has issued a recall for select 2014 models of the Ford Escape and 2015 models of the Lincoln MKC. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from fuel pump flaws that could cause the devices to fail in traffic. CHECK OUT: 2016 Lincoln MKX...Read More»

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