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2016 Explorer Platinum Elevates Ford Badge, Takes Aim At Denali
2016 Explorer Platinum Elevates Ford Badge, Takes Aim At Denali

The Ford Explorer, an iconic utility-vehicle nameplate now in its 25th year, and the best-selling three-row SUV in the U.S., gets revamped for 2016. While a more powerful 2.3-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine option and a new look are part of it—and you no longer have to step up to a V-6 to...Read More»

2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350
2016 Shelby GT350: Top-Performance Ford Mustang Charges Out

The completely redesigned sixth-generation 2015 Ford Mustang just started reaching dealerships this past month. Yet Ford Motor Co. [NYSE: F] hasn’t wasted any time in maximizing the performance package of this pony car—with a completely new 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350. READ: Out Of...Read More»

2015 Ford Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition
2015 Ford Mustang: Readers’ Pick For Best Car To Buy

The Car Connection’s Best Car To Buy 2015remains under lock and key for one more day; but in the meantime, over the past ten days we’ve asked you which one you’d choose to win the award—and it’s the 2015 Ford Mustang. The fully redesigned 2015 Mustang has generated...Read More»

2014 Ford F-150 STX SuperCrew
2014 Ford F-150, Flex Among 200,000 Vehicles Recalled For Safety Issues

Ford Motor Co. [NYSE: F] has announced five different safety recalls, affecting a total of 200,000 vehicles, including some Ford F-150, Flex, Transit, and Transit Connect models. ALSO SEE: Eight Vehicles That Cost Less To Own As Hybrids Four of the five issues are new and affect those models, while...Read More»

Police car with headlights on
Ford Develops New Way Of Tracking Police Actions To Save Lives & Boost Public Confidence

America's police have an image problem. As kids, many of us are introduced to Officer Friendly, and we're taught that police are forces for good. But as we get older, we read headlines about racial profiling, we see officers set up speed traps, we hear about entire departments outsourcing traffic...Read More»

2008 Ford Edge SE
2007-2008 Ford Edge, Lincoln MKX Recalled To Fix Potential Fuel Leak

Ford Motor Company has issued a recall for 2007 and 2008 models of the Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX. According to the automaker, the brackets that support the fuel tanks on U.S. and Canadian Edge and MKX models may corrode, which could cause the tanks to shift and, in some cases, rupture or separate...Read More»

2015 Ford Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition
2015 Ford Mustang: Best Car To Buy Nominee

A completely new Mustang doesn’t come along very often. In fact, in 50 years of the original pony car, there have only been five generations until now. They’ve each signaled significant change, and the new sixth-generation model that makes its debut for 2015 is no exception. The 2015...Read More»

2015 Ford F-150
2015 Ford F-150: Best Car To Buy Nominee

Ford has a lot of momentum with the F-150, the best-selling vehicle in America for decades. So we think it courageous and to be admired that the automaker isn’t just aiming for continued evolution with its redesigned 2015 F-150. It’s shooting for a higher target in efficiency and...Read More»

25 years of the airbag
NHTSA Expands Takata Airbag Recall: Here's An Updated List Of Every U.S. Car Affected

This is not a good time for Takata. Faulty propellant has caused the Japanese company's airbags to rip upon deployment, spraying passengers with shrapnel. That's led to a years-long series of recalls affecting more than 12 million vehicles around the world -- a number that ticked up by 247,000...Read More»

2015 Ford Mustang GT
2015 Mustang: Ford Ponies Up First Safety Recall (Already)

The sixth-generation 2015 Ford Mustang has just started to arrive at dealerships nationwide; yet Ford has already issued its first recall of the completely redesigned pony car. ALSO SEE: Chicago Tweaks Red-Light Camera Rules, Issues $7.7 Million In New Fines Covering just 53 cars (50 in the U.S...Read More»

2014 Ford Fiesta ST  -  Driven, October 2014
2014 Ford Fiesta ST: Quick Drive

With nearly 200 hp for just 2,700 pounds of city-savvy hatchback goodness, and a base price of $22,195, the Ford Fiesta ST has to be one of the best-value driver's cars available today. ALSO SEE: Ford F-Series, Chevrolet Silverado Are The Least-Recovered Stolen Vehicles In America And really, it...Read More»

2012 Ford Fusion Hybrid
2010-2012 Ford Fusion, Lincoln MKZ, 2011 Mercury Milan Investigated For Power Steering Loss

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of five recent Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury models. According to a bulletin posted to the agency's website (PDF), more than 500 owners have complained that these vehicles have lost power steering, and a few allege that...Read More»

Biometric driver identification system, patented by Ford (application #20140285216)
Ford Files High-Tech Patent That Could Eliminate Keys & Start Cars With Fingerprints

No one likes passwords. We keep jumbles of them in our head -- usually two or three standards, plus a string of variations to suit the whims of allegedly "safer" websites with 12-character-minimums. We can get chastised, locked out, or all-together blocked while trying to remember the particular...Read More»

2013 Ford Fiesta
2011-2013 Ford Fiesta Investigated For Faulty Door Latches

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of Ford Fiesta vehicles from the 2011-2013 model years. According to consumer complaints, some of those vehicles may have been built with faulty door latches, which could allow the doors to open while the vehicle is in...Read More»

2008 Ford Escape Hybrid
2005-2008 Ford Escape Hybrid, 2006-2008 Mercury Mariner Hybrid Recalled For Stalling

Ford Motor Company has issued a recall for select models of the Ford Escape Hybrid and Mercury Mariner Hybrid SUV. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the vehicles could suffer from stall-like conditions, increasing the risk of an accident. ALSO SEE...Read More»

2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid
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»

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