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Ford Is Developing A New Line Of Hybrids To Take On The Toyota Prius
Ford Is Developing A New Line Of Hybrids To Take On The Toyota Prius

When it comes to alternative vehicles, no automaker can match Toyota's success on the sales floor. Although Honda beat Toyota to the hybrid punch a decade-and-a-half ago, the Toyota Prius ran away with shoppers' hearts (and wallets), ultimately delivering a death blow to the Honda Insight. Now...Read More»

2014 Ford Escape
Ford Recalls: 2013-14 Ford Escape & Focus ST; 2015 Ford Transit; 2015 Lincoln MKC

Ford Motor Company has issued a series of recalls for several late-model Ford and Lincoln vehicles. According to Detroit News, the recalls affect nearly 165,000 Ford owners across North America, with most of the vehicles registered in the U.S. ALSO SEE: 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat: The Fastest...Read More»

Solar canopy at Ford World Headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan
Ford Harnesses The Sun's Power For An Impressive Employee Perk

It's hard out there for an employer -- especially for established companies that play by old-school rules. Just when you think you've got everyone set up with "newfangled" amenities like daycare, retirement plans, and gender-neutral restrooms, along comes some snazzy start-up offering foosball...Read More»

2014 Ford F-150 Tremor
2014 Ford F-150 Pickups Recalled Due To Steering Issues

Ford Motor Co. [NYSE:F] has in recent weeks issued a recall for 2014 F-150 equipped with Electronic Power Assist Steering (EPAS). On affected vehicles, an incorrectly installed EPAS gear motor position sensor magnet may lead to impaired steering, including loss of steering control, which could...Read More»

2014 Ford Escape
2014 Ford Escape Recall: Possible Panorama Roof Glass Separation

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] is recalling certain 2014 Ford Escape models for an issue that could cause the glass of its panorama roof to detach. Affected Escapes were built at the Louisville Assembly Plant from Oct 15, 2013 through October 22, 2013. In these vehicles, the front panorama glass may...Read More»

2014 Ford Fiesta
Ford Fiesta Small Car Recalled For Leaky Fuel Tank

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] is recalling certain 2014 Fiestas for potentially leaky fuel tanks. On 2014 Ford Fiesta models built at the Cuautitlan Assembly Plant from October 25, 2013 through February 27, 2014 the fuel tanks may leak from a seam, because they may be missing an adhesive layer. ALSO...Read More»

2014 Ford Escape
Ford Adds 101,000 Vehicles To Recall List: Ford Edge, Escape, Flex, Taurus; Lincoln MKS, MKT, MKX

Ford Motor Company has issued six new recalls -- some big, some small -- for roughly 101,000 North American vehicles. According to Detroit News, the recalls affect a wide range of passenger and commercial models: RECALL #1: 2012-2014 Ford Edge; 2013-2014 Ford Ford Flex, Police Interceptor, Taurus;...Read More»

2006 BMW 3-Series 325Ci
BMW, Chrysler, Ford Vehicles Join Long List Of Airbag-Related Recalls

Yesterday, Honda, Mazda, and Nissan added nearly three million vehicles to a growing list of cars recalled for faulty airbags. (For those keeping score at home, that brought the worldwide total to about 10.5 million.) The airbags were made by Takata in the early 2000s and contain a faulty...Read More»

2013 Ford Explorer Sport
2011-2013 Ford Explorer Recalled For Steering Gear Glitch

Ford Motor Company is recalling 2011-2013 Explorer SUVs for a steering problem. On affected vehicles, the power steering may revert to manual steering due to the power steering control module detecting a motor position sensor failure. This is a safety default built into the system, should the...Read More»

2004 Ford Escape XLT
2001-2004 Ford Escape Recalled for Rust

Ford Motor Company is recalling 2001-2004 Escape crossovers operated in salt-belt-states due to a condition that develops from prolonged exposure to road salt. In affected vehicles, the forward attachment of the car's lower control arm can separate from the front subframe due to corrosion. ALSO...Read More»

2013 Ford Escape
NICB Reveals Most-Stolen SUVs In America: Ford Nabs Gold, Silver, And Bronze

Generally speaking, auto thieves gravitate toward cars, especially perennial targets like the Honda Accord and Civic. But as everyone knows, SUVs and crossovers are big business in America, and they're not immune to crime. Which SUVs and crossovers rank highest with the nation's ne'er-do-wells? The...Read More»

2014 Ford Taurus
2010-2014 Taurus and 2013-2014 Police Interceptor Sedans Recalled

Ford is recalling certain 2010-2014 Taurus vehicles along with 2013-2014 Police Interceptor Sedans that are being operated in salt-belt-states due to corrosion in the license plate lamp. When corrosion sets up, it can short-circuit the lamp assembly, causing a fire. CHECK OUT: What Car Should You...Read More»

2014 Ford Escape
2013-2014 Ford Escape Recalled for Misaligned Door Handles

Ford has found that certain 2013 -2014 Ford Escapes built at the Louisville Assembly plant during certain dates have door handles that were misaligned to the door outer panel during assembly. A misaligned door handle may cause internal interference of the door linkage and a binding condition. This...Read More»

Ford & Heinz collaborate on sustainable materials for vehicles
Ford, Heinz Cook Up Tomato-Based Projects: Will The Technology Ketchup?

Electric cars. Emissions targets. Biofuels. Slowly but surely, the auto industry is cruising toward a future of less waste and more potentially sustainable practices. A new partnership between Ford Motor Company and H.J. Heinz shows just how complicated the process can be, though. Heinz uses about...Read More»

2009 Ford Fusion
Ford Recalls Some Fusions, Lincoln MKZs For Faulty Floor Mats

Ford has found a problem with all-weather floor mats on certain 2006-2011 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan, Zephyr, and Lincoln MKZ sedans--and the problem requires a recall. ALSO SEE: What Car Should You Really Drive? On these vehicles, the all-weather floor mats might have been improperly installed at...Read More»

2014 Ford Focus
2012-2014 Ford Focus TSB: Clogged By Spiders

Ford has issued a Technical Service Bulletin (TSB) on 2012-2014 Focus vehicles for problems with slow fueling and constant fuel nozzle shut-off. MUST SEE: How To Kill Your Car Ford Motor Company has found that on some of these vehicles, the fresh air vent hose for the EVAP emissions system canister...Read More»

2010 Ford Escape Hybrid
Ford Recalls 914,000 Escape, Explorer SUVs For Power Steering Issue

Ford Motor Co. [NYSE: F] is recalling about 914,000 sport-utility vehicles for potential issues with electric power steering systems that could, without warning, lose steering assistance. The recalls, which hadn't yet been posted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) at the...Read More»

Average emissions from light-duty vehicles, 1998-2013 (via the Union of Concerned Scientists)
Hyundai-Kia, Honda, Toyota Are America's Greenest Automakers, But All Are Improving

A new study of America's top eight automakers finds Asian brands to be the greenest of the bunch, while Detroit brands earn the lowest marks. However, all eight companies have shown dramatic improvement, over the past decade and a half. ALSO SEE: Google Debuts Its First Autonomous Car: Is This The...Read More»

2014 Ford Escape
2013-2014 Ford Escape, C-Max Hybrids Recalled For Two Flaws, 692,700 Vehicles Affected

Ford has issued not one, but two recalls affecting more than 692,700 vehicles registered in North America. The recalls are for 2013 and 2014 models of the Escape crossover and C-Max Hybrid. ALSO SEE: Oldest Driver Are Driving More--And Driving Medicated More--Than Ever According to AP reports, the...Read More»

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