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2019 Toyota Tacoma vs. 2019 Ford Ranger: Compare Trucks
2019 Toyota Tacoma vs. 2019 Ford Ranger: Compare Trucks

Maybe you have a small business and need a truck to haul tools? Maybe you spend a lot of time outdoors and need a truck to haul gear? Maybe you like the freedom of an open bed or a tall ride height? Maybe we ask too many questions. Mid-size trucks like the 2019 Ford Ranger and 2019 Toyota Tacoma...Read More»

2019 Ford Edge
2019 Chevrolet Blazer vs 2019 Ford Edge: Compare Crossover SUVs

With crossover SUVs like the 2019 Chevrolet Blazer and 2019 Ford Edge, their makers cater to shoppers who want a high seating position and a flexible, spacious interior, but not three rows of seats. In updating its 2019 Edge, Ford takes on the revived Chevy Blazer. Unlike past Blazer SUVs that were...Read More»

2019 Ford Ranger
2019 Ford Ranger vs. 2019 Nissan Frontier: Compare Trucks

In pitting the 2019 Ford Ranger against the 2019 Nissan Frontier against one other, we find ourselves comparing the newest mid-size pickup truck on the market with the elder statesman of (relatively) inexpensive haulers. The Ranger was revived for 2019 while the Frontier’s design hasn’t...Read More»

2019 Ford Edge
2019 Ford Edge vs. 2019 Nissan Murano: Compare Cars

For crossover SUV buyers not interested in three rows of seats, the 2019 Ford Edge and 2019 Nissan Murano are solid, stylish choices. On our scale, the 2019 Edge is the victor with its 6.7 overall rating. The 2019 Murano earns 6.0 out of 10, hampered by its cumbersome infotainment system and poorer...Read More»

2018 Ford Taurus
Ford builds its last Taurus sedan

The Ford Taurus, once a beacon of American sedan supremacy, went out of production Friday. The last Taurus, a silver sedan with a moonroof, rolled off the automaker's Chicago assembly line, marking the end of full-size four-doors from Ford. Ford has ended production of the Taurus before, however...Read More»

Argo AI self-driving car
VW to pump $1.7B into Ford's self-driving car subsidiary

Volkswagen will reportedly invest nearly $2 billion into the self-driving car development arm of Ford Motor Company, The Wall Street Journal said Tuesday. Eventually VW and Ford could hold equal parts of Argo AI, according to the report. Ford invested $1 billion into the Pittsburgh-based autonomous...Read More»

2017 Ford GT originally commissioned by John Cena - Image via Mecum Auctions
Ford may have overstated fuel economy figures, hires investigators

In response to internal concerns that it may have overstated fuel economy and emissions figures, Ford said Thursday that it has hired an outside firm to conduct an investigation as to whether there was any wrongdoing with making its vehicles compliant with federal standards. The automaker's Group...Read More»

2020 Ford Explorer, 2019 Detroit auto show
Redesigned 2020 Ford Explorer to cost $33,860 to start

When it hits dealer showrooms this summer, the 2020 Ford Explorer will command $33,860—that's $400 more than the outgoing model. For most buyers, the redesigned 2020 Explorer will be worth the extra cost. It boasts a new rear-wheel-drive platform shared with the Lincoln Aviator and...Read More»

2019 Ford Ranger
2020 Ford Ranger recalled for shifter that could pop out of park

The 2020 Ford Ranger only began to reach dealership lots last month, but the automaker said Wednesday it will recall about 3,500 trucks in North America. Ford said that there is potential for drivers to shift the truck's gear lever out of park while the car is off and without a foot on the brake...Read More»

2019 Ford Edge
2019 Ford Edge, Lincoln Nautilus miss out on Top Safety Pick award

Both the 2019 Ford Edge and 2019 Lincoln Nautilus missed out on an IIHS Top Safety Pick award because of their subpar headlights. The insurance industry-funded safety organization otherwise gave the two related mid-size crossovers excellent marks in the standard round of crash tests. Both the 2019...Read More»

2020 Ford Super Duty F-250 King Ranch
2020 Ford F-Series Super Duty revealed: Gasser steps up

The updated Ford F-Series 2020 Super Duty battle the redesigned Ram Heavy Duty and Chevrolet Silverado HD pickup trucks with a newly optional 7.3-liter V-8 gasoline engine and a 10-speed automatic transmission. The new 7.3-liter V-8 engine joins a carried-over 6.2-liter gas V-8 base engine and an...Read More»

2020 Ford Explorer, 2019 Detroit auto show
Ford aiming to keep customers with new rewards program

Ford owners will soon have a new rewards program like those offered by airlines and grocery stores aimed at increasing loyalty and boosting service center visits. After announcing the rewards program last year without details, Ford went into detail at the National Auto Dealers Association meeting...Read More»

2019 Ford F-150
Charging ahead: Ford F-150 electric pickup truck on its way

Ford on Wednesday confirmed that it has plans to eventually introduce a fully electric F-150 pickup truck, which could rival entries in the budding EV truck space such as Rivian and Tesla. Jim Farley, Ford president of global markets, told attendees of the Deutsche Bank Global Automotive Conference...Read More»

2020 Ford Explorer, 2019 Detroit auto show
Crossover SUV of all trades: 2020 Ford Explorer hybrid, performance-oriented ST revealed

Illustrating its commitment to SUVs and crossovers at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Ford on Monday took the wraps off of two more versions of its 2020 Explorer: the thriftier Explorer hybrid and the sportier Explorer ST. The eco-friendly and performance-oriented...Read More»

Ford Chariot ride-sharing vans
Ford puts the brakes on Chariot ride-share trials

After fewer than five years, Ford's unsuccessful ride-share service Chariot is closing its doors. The company said Thursday it will cease all operations in the U.S. and the U.K. by February 1. Chariot was not a direct rival to ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft. Instead, the company developed...Read More»

Ford-VW Logos
What's next for Ford-VW partnership? Here are some possibilities

Next week at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, global auto giants Ford and Volkswagen are expected to detail a deepening alliance that started last year as a partnership on self-driving tech and commercial vehicles. The two automakers have inched forward on plans since to...Read More»

2020 Ford Explorer, 2019 Detroit auto show
2020 Ford Explorer debuts: More power, more safety for evergreen crossover SUV

Thirty years after fanning the first SUV flame, the redesigned 2020 Ford Explorer bowed Wednesday with a new rear-drive platform, a more spacious interior, much-needed standard active safety tech, and a healthy increase in underhood muscle. The 2020 Explorer doesn't look much different than its...Read More»

2010 Ford Edge
Ford expands massive faulty airbag recall to nearly 1M more vehicles

Ford on Friday extended its recall of hundreds of thousands of vehicles fitted with faulty airbags from automotive supplier Takata to include nearly 1 million vehicles sold in the U.S. and Canada. According to Ford, about 953,000 vehicles will need replacement airbag inflators after investigators...Read More»

2019 Ford F-150
874,000 Ford F-Series pickup trucks recalled over fire risk

Ford on Friday announced that it will recall 874,000 full-size and heavy-duty pickup trucks in the U.S. and Canada due to a defective engine block heater wiring assembly that could start a fire. The recall covers 2015-2019 Ford F-150 pickups and 2017-2019 F-250, F-350, F-450, and F-550 Super Duty...Read More»

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