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Ford To Announce Expanded F-150 Recall
Ford To Announce Expanded F-150 Recall

Yielding to pressure from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Ford has agreed to recall an additional 1.2 million F-150 pickup trucks for potential problems with their airbag system. The NHTSA has received nearly 300 reports of accidental airbag deployment in 2004 to 2006...Read More»

1997 Ford Taurus GL
Auto Show Moments: Ford Advances the Art in Detroit, 1995

Ford previewed the 1996 Taurus at its 1995 Detroit Auto Show exhibit. With more than 25 years of auto show attendance behind me, I think my favorite auto show moment came at the first Detroit Auto Show I attended in 1995. The Ford display was the first thing I looked at at that show. The highlight...Read More»

2011 Ford F-150 2WD SuperCrew 145" XLT Side Exterior View
F-150 and Ranger Mileage Winners

The Environmental Protection Agency’s 2011 list of Most and Least Fuel Efficient pickup trucks was released a couple of days ago and Ford is claiming victory. Ford grabbed two wins for being the most fuel-efficient with the F-150 and Ranger being the least thirsty in their respective...Read More»

2011 Ford F-150 XL
Ford Vehicles: Red And Black In Short Supply

Japan’s earthquake and tsunamis continue to affect the U.S. auto industry. Now, Ford is telling its dealers not to order vehicles in Tuxedo black paint or in three variations of red, because the pigments for those paints come from a Japanese supplier that can no longer fill its orders...Read More»

2009 ford f 150 svt raptor r 007
Blower Kits Makes Raptor Soar

If you own a Ford Raptor, you're not worried about things like the price of fuel. You just want to have the baddest truck around and now ProCharger and Whipple both offer aftermarket supercharger kits to help you get a leg up on your fellow Raptor owners. The HO Intercooled ProCharger System for...Read More»

2011 Ford F-150 2WD SuperCrew 145" XLT Angular Front Exterior View
New Trailering App For Ford F-150

There’s an 'app' for seemingly everything today. I heard the other day about an app that lets you create a picture of yourself with Paris Hilton. Why you would want that, I’ll never know, but as someone who spends quite a bit of time in a truck looking in the rearview mirror at the...Read More»

2011 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor
F150 SVT Raptor Posts Record Sales in January

I guess I'm not the only one who likes the look of the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor because January was the best sales month for the aggressively styled off-road racing influenced model. Ford says that more than 900 Raptors were sold in the first month of 2011 with another 740 booked in February. So much...Read More»

2010 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson
KBB Names The Hottest Pickup Trucks, New And Used

Anyone who knows anything about the automotive industry and truck sales knows that Ford’s F-Series trucks are a runaway best seller in North America. In fact, in 2010 the best-selling vehicle in the country—car, truck, or SUV—was the Ford F-Series, followed by Chevy’s...Read More»

2011 Ford F-150 EcoBoost rear view - Drive Tour 2011
Driven: 2011 Ford F-150 EcoBoost Proves a V6 Can Make the Grade

It's no secret that Ford has been pushing EcoBoost, its combination of turbocharging and direct injection. But can it work in trucks as well as it works in cars? Our partner site AllSmallCars first reported on the EcoBoost in the 2010 Ford Taurus SHO at the 2009 Denver Auto Show. Back then, Ford...Read More»

2011 Ford F-150 STX
Ford's F150 Info: Small Screen, Big Thing at Detroit Show

Raj Sarkar, Ford's F150 marketing manager, knows figures. In order to get them on the go, he says Ford's "class-exclusive" 4.2-inch LCD productivity screen provides oodles of numerals and pictographs so its drivers can stay connected with how they're driving, and what's happening in the cabin...Read More»

2010 Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 Spyder
Hoping To Win Mega Millions? What Car Would You Buy If You Do?

With Mega Millions fever at a, well, fever pitch today, it’s tempting to fantasize over what you’d do with the $330-plus million jackpot if you won. Among the many items on the list of potential expenditures, perhaps a car would slot in there somewhere – probably after sound...Read More»

2011 Ford F-150
Ford Recall Covers 2011 Edge, F-150 and MKX

Some versions of the 2011 Ford F-150, Lincoln MKX and Ford Edge are being recalled for a problem with body control modules. Those modules keep check on systems from oil pressure to air conditioning, and in this case, a common module is shared between the front- or all-wheel-drive crossovers and the...Read More»

2011 Ford F-150 4WD SuperCab 133" SVT Raptor Temperature Controls
Ford F-150 EcoBoost Completes Baja 1000--After Grueling Torture Test

Just finishing the Baja 1000 is a major accomplishment, whether for a fully-prepared race vehicle or a production pickup. Doing it in 38 hours, on an engine that had already seen serious abuse--that's a testament to reliability. That, of course, is exactly what Ford was after with the feat. But by...Read More»

2011 Ford Fiesta
Toyota Best In Fleet MPG; Ford Claims Most Improved, Best In Class

While Toyota still ranks at the top in fuel economy across its passenger-car fleet for the 2010 model year—led by vehicles like the 2011 Prius—Ford Motor Co. [NYSE: F] is moving on up. Ford says that from 2004 to 2009, its fleet-average fuel economy improved more than any other...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 2WD Ext Cab 158.2" LT Front Exterior View
Video: Chevy’s Max & Al Kick Ford’s Cojones

Oh, what a world we live in. There is rage in the air, people. There is testosterone coursing through the air conditioning system. There is much male musk just wafting about in TV land, I can tell you. How do I know? There are three simple reasons. 1. Sports Football season is in high gear and my...Read More»

ProCharger High Output Intercooled Supercharger System
ProCharger Releases 600-HP Supercharger Kit For Ford F-150 SVT Raptor

With more than 16 years of experience developing supercharger kits for Ford engines, ProCharger has now released a new kit that takes in all that experience and turns it into a healthy 600 horsepower. The latest kit is the ProCharger High Output Intercooled Supercharger System and it has been tuned...Read More»

Cars by Kris and Airhead Kustoms F-350
Customized Ford F-150 Fleet Headed To SEMA

This year’s SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) show is just around the corner and once again the major U.S. automakers are pulling out all the stops, with customized vehicles from across their respective fleets headed to the show stands in Las Vegas for the annual event...Read More»

2003 Ford Excursion XLT
Feds: Millions Of Fords Recalled For Fire Risk Haven't Been Fixed

Millions of Ford Motor Co. [NYSE:F] vehicles covered by a recall for faulty cruise-control switches haven't yet been fixed, warns the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The federal agency this week issued a repeat caution concerning millions of vehicles—some of them up to...Read More»

2010 Ford Ranger
Frugal Shopper: Money-Saving Compact Pickups A Dying Breed?

Compact pickup trucks can make a lot of sense to those who need to be careful with the budget. With a single vehicle, you can carry mulch, a sizable load of firewood, or a weekend's worth of home-improvement materials, and have basic, frugal commuter wheels as well. But ever since the 1990s...Read More»

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