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2023 Ford F-150 Lightning Earns Best of the Best Award From Edmunds

January 25th, 2023 by
Wayne Akers Ford 2023 F-150 Lightning

Edmunds, a reputable car shopping guide with more than 50 years of experience to its name, deemed the all-new Ford F-150 Lightning as the Best of the Best in the 2023 Edmunds Top Rated Awards. Just a week ago the conventional F-150 had earned Edmunds’ highly-coveted Top Rated Truck award, while the F-150 Lightning was…

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2023 Mustang Mach-E Trim Guide

January 23rd, 2023 by
2023 Mustang Mach-E Pony Nite Package Wayne Akers Ford

The Ford Mustang’s name speaks for itself, already an icon of the automotive industry. While we’ve had the pleasure of knowing the Ford Mustang for over 60 years, there’s a new kid on the block–the Ford Mustang Mach-E. Now that electric power is taking over, Ford is pouring its resources into the Mach-E.  An electric…

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The 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning is the NACTOY Truck of the Year

January 20th, 2023 by
Wayne Akers 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning

Entering the new year without any signs of slowing down, the 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning just won top honors as the North American Truck of the Year. This is the most recent accolade for the electric truck, but it marks the third consecutive year a Ford pickup earns the award. It also marks the fifth…

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2023 Ford Bronco, Maverick on Car & Driver’s Best10 List

January 19th, 2023 by
Wayne Akers Ford 2023 Ford Bronco

Congratulations are in order not only for the 2023 Ford Bronco, but the 2023 Ford Maverick as well as both models earned recognition from publication Car & Driver with a slot on its “10Best Trucks and SUVs” list. For the Bronco model, this marks the second consecutive year it makes it on a “10Best” list….

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Vertical Infotainment Screen Coming to the 2024 Ford F-150

January 11th, 2023 by
Wayne akers Ford F-150

It’s been widely reported that the Ford F-150 model is due for a refresh in 2023 for the 2024 model year. Few prototypes of the F-150 have been spotted in the lead-up to the latest F-150 development. As spy photographers begin to spot the upcoming F-150 prototypes more and more, and often clad in less…

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The 2023 Ford Expedition Stealth Edition Performance Package Reigns Supreme

January 10th, 2023 by
Wayne Akers Ford Expedition Stealth Edition Performance Package

The new-and-improved 2022 Ford Expedition brought prospective buyers plenty of upgrades and new additions to the SUV’s lineup. Some of the most notable variants were two trim additions–the Timberline and Stealth Edition Performance Package–which carried over to the 2023 model year. The Stealth Edition Performance Package is more than just a special edition trim, giving…

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Future Ford Edge Promises a Hybrid Powertrain

January 6th, 2023 by
Wayne Akers Ford 2023 Ford Edge

There’s very little mystery surrounding the upcoming Ford Edge model given that the automaker has already confirmed some details. Besides obvious changes to its appearance, the coming Ford Edge will be the first to feature a hybrid powertrain. Additionally, the Ford Edge is also rumored to grow in size and offer seven-passenger capacity in an…

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Ford Rolls Out Over-the-air Updates for the 2023 Mustang Mach-E

January 5th, 2023 by
Wayne Akers Ford Mustang Mach-E

Ford recently rolled out its latest over-the-air (OTA) software update for its Mustang Mach-E model. The latest software update really improves Ford’s Sync 4A infotainment system with the addition of an improved user interface, a more full-screen Apple CarPlay compatibility, and several new games. However, while those perks are all great, perhaps Ford’s best OTA…

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Ford F-150 Lightning Earns MotorTrend’s “Truck of the Year” Award

December 15th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford F-150 Lightning

Ford’s F-150 Lightning needs to make room in its trophy case as the electric pickup earned the 2023 MotorTrend Truck of the Year award. This marks the first time an electric truck wins the prestigious honor by a unanimous vote from the judges. Additionally, this is only the second time an electric vehicle earned MotorTrend’s…

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The Ford Explorer Timberline Adds Off-road Flair

December 1st, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford 2023 Ford Explorer Timberline

The Ford Explorer and adventure go hand in hand, but it’s the Ford Explorer Timberline trim that takes things ever further when venturing off-road. Buyers who seek a family hauler but have plans to go mountaineering will be happy to learn this little three-row crossover SUV offers plenty of off-road flair. Granted, the trim doesn’t…

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Ford Invests in Usage-Based Insurance Technology

November 25th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford CerebrumX Mustang Mach-E

Ford continues to refine its plans for the future, recently announcing a new partnership with CerebrumX Lab Inc., an AI-led automotive data services and management platform. CerebrumX announced it’ll incorporate Ford connective vehicle data, as part of its usage-based insurance initiative for insurers. A more cost-effective model of gathering data, CerebrumX will help Ford as…

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Ford Elevates the Bronco Once Again With Another Special Edition

November 23rd, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford 2023 Black Diamond Off-Road

Ford introduced an all-new off-road package for the Bronco Sport–the Black Diamond Off-Road Package, elevating its adventure credentials. Ford also announced it’s expanding its Bronco Off-Roadeo access for Bronco Sport owners.  “For adventurers who want to get more from their Bronco Sport, we’re enhancing the ownership experience by offering more trail capability with the new…

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2023 Mustang Mach-E California Route 1 Breaks the Mold

November 16th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford 2023 Mustang Mach-E California Route 1

Ford’s Mustang Mach-E model is the automaker’s first fully-electric crossover, initially released in 2021. Despite the initial controversy surrounding the use of the Mustang nameplate–and whether the all-electric model was worthy of the badge. These days, the Mustang Mach-E is a bonafide best-seller in a burgeoning electric market. The model itself features a versatile lineup…

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Four Affordable Ford Models Under $30,000

November 13th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers 2023 Ford Mustang

Supply chain shortages and ongoing inflation have certainly affected the automotive segment, making some new cars very expensive. However, Ford offers plenty of budget-friendly options for 2023. Here are four affordable 2023 Ford models under the $30,000 mark. 2023 Ford Maverick Taking the crown as the most affordable Ford, the Ford Maverick has a starting…

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2023 Ford Ranger Raptor: A Pickup Worth Waiting For

November 11th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford 2023 Ford Ranger Raptor

The Ford Ranger Raptor has been quite the  hit overseas–often marketed as an enhanced Ranger pickup, this time around the model is making its way stateside. Improved unlike ever before, the 2023 Ford Ranger Raptor is like a companion to the 700+ horsepower F-150 Raptor model. Borrowing a wide array of off-road enhancements, as well…

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2023 Ford Escape Buying Guide

November 8th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford Escape

  SUVs underwent numerous changes in the early 2000s as automakers branched away from the customary body-on-frame design borrowed from pickup trucks. Since then, SUVs have favored car-like designs, forgoing conventional body-on-frame platforms in exchange for unibody construction. Jeep is credited as the first automaker to take the plunge with this new design, but Ford…

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Ford Debuts All-new 2023 Transit Trail Model

November 2nd, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford 2023 Transit Trail

It’s official, the all-new 2023 Ford Transit Trail van is here, giving #VanLife a whole new meaning. For over six decades, Ford has been at the helm of manufacturing vans, trucks, and even chassis with the utmost quality and unafraid of any rugged terrain. According to Ford, more motorhomes are currently built on Ford chassis…

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2022 Ford Bronco Takes Center Stage At SEMA

November 1st, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford Bronco Extreme Beach

Ford is taking SEMA by storm, showcasing a wide assortment of custom-built and accessorized models in Las Vegas. While the vehicles on display run the gamut from the all-new Transit Trail to the widely-lauded F-150 Lightning and, most importantly, the off-road champ, the Ford Bronco, and Bronco Sport! Here are the best Bronco builds Ford…

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#VanLife Just Got Even Better Courtesy of Ford

October 14th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford Ford Transit Trail

Ford Pro CEO Ted Cannis had some big news for #VanLife enthusiasts as he announced that the Ford Transit will expand for the coming year (2023). Ford will unveil the all-new 2023 Transit Trail van in the coming months, putting on display its new adventure-seeking vehicle and all its capabilities. Gone are the days of…

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Ford Breaks New Ground With Innovation on its Mind

October 13th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford FARIC

Ford is breaking new ground once again, this time with the introduction of its Ford Atlanta Research and Innovation Center (FARIC) to help advance the automaker’s ongoing digital transformation. The new center will be devoted to working on software-led connected vehicles, university research, artificial intelligence, and more. The introduction of FARIC expands the brand’s existing…

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America’s Truck Leader, Ford, Unveils the 2023 F-Series Super Duty Lineup

October 3rd, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford 2023 Ford F-Series Super Duty

Ford made waves once again with the introduction of its 2023 F-Series Super Duty pickups. Redesigned for the 2023 model year, Ford’s F-Series Super Duty pickups feature new levels of capability and a suite of cloud-based perks for even newer levels of productivity. Not only is the Ford Super Duty the perfect choice for builders…

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Performance is Key on the All-new 2024 Ford Mustang Dark Horse

October 2nd, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford 2023 Ford Mustang Dark Horse

The most powerful Mustang ever, the Mustang Dark Horse, is nothing to joke about. Expanding the pony car lineup and setting a new benchmark for performance, the all-new specially modified Mustang Dark Horse is powered by the most powerful 5.0-liter V8 engine to the tune of 500 horsepower. Ford engineers worked on the project for…

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Ford Explores Smartphone Tech to Make Roads Safer

September 28th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford Logo

Ford is exploring new ways to make roads safer, including testing out new smartphone-based communications technology that has the potential to warn drivers of bicyclists, pedestrians and more. For now the app remains a concept, but it runs on Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) messaging on a pedestrian’s phone and helps communicate their location to connected…

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The 2024 Ford Mustang Isn’t Cutting Corners

September 27th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford 2024 Ford Mustang

Ford strikes once again with the introduction of the all-new, seventh-generation Mustang model. Lauded as the most exhilarating Mustang yet, the seventh-generation pony car features a fighter jet-inspired digital cockpit, new advanced and naturally aspirated engines, as well as an edgier and more menacing exterior design. The all-new Mustang adds yet another chapter to this…

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Ford Shows Off at the 2022 Detroit Auto Show

September 18th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford 2022 Detroit Auto Show

Back in the Motor City after a three-year absence, the Detroit Auto Show does not disappoint and gives attendees a chance to get up close and personal with Ford’s lineup. Most importantly, show attendees can get a closer look at the all-new, seventh-generation Ford Mustang that debuted at the event. “As we kick off the…

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Ford Updates its BlueCruise Software, Adds More Autonomous Features

September 17th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford BlueCruise

Ford is determined to make hands-free driving a reality with its BlueCruise technology. The automaker just announced the software received an upgrade which includes hands-free lane changing and an updated system tasked with creating a more human-like driving experience. The newly-launched software will begin arriving on vehicles starting this fall (2022), kicking things off with…

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2022 Ford Bronco Raptor is Unstoppable

September 11th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford Bronco Raptor

The Ford Bronco is a capable SUV that’s competent off-road and well-tuned to ride on the pavement. That said, Ford knows there’s always room for a little more power, and that’s the case with the Ford Bronco Raptor. The 2022 Bronco Raptor is no ordinary SUV, starting with its body that requires three amber lights…

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Ford Teases Next-Generation Mustang Ahead of Stampede Event

September 10th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford GT Performance

Ford is ramping up the enthusiasm in the lead-up to the debut of the next generation Ford Mustang model. The automaker has released a few teasers, including the sound that’s to come out of the seventh-generation Mustang’s exhaust pipes. Ford’s latest teaser debuted on the brand’s Facebook, hyping up enthusiasts for what’s to come. Showcasing…

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Why the Ford Edge is One of the Best SUVs on the Market

September 5th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford Edge

The 2022 Ford Edge has been riding high ever since Consumer Reports deemed the model a superior option to some of its strongest competition. Additionally, the Ford Edge is often found on lists that deem it one of the best SUVs available for under $35,000. In terms of brand loyalty, the 2022 Ford Edge was…

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What to Expect from the 2023 Ford Expedition

September 4th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford 2023 Ford Expedition

Ford bestowed a major refresh on the Expedition for the 2022 model year, so it’s unlikely the model will experience many changes going into 2023. That said, industry insiders do expect the Expedition to gain a hybrid engine option for the 2023 model year. For now, the addition of a hybrid powertrain on the Expedition…

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2023 Mustang Mach-E Configurator Goes Live

September 2nd, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford 2023 Mustang Mach-E

Details on the upcoming 2023 Ford Mustang Mach-E have been scarce, with rumors indicating a range improvement is likely right around the corner. Ford has been making headlines recently thanks to its ongoing price increases–but not without reason, as the automaker made it clear it’s been quite challenging to source some of the most common…

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Three Reasons the Ford Maverick Reigns Supreme

September 1st, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford Ford Maverick Hybrid

The world of pickup trucks is not foreign to an automaker as successful as Ford. In fact, Ford often leads in this segment thanks to its almighty F-150, but these days a smaller truck offering from the automaker is making waves. As the latest version of Ford’s compact pickup segment disruptor, the 2023 Ford Maverick…

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Ford Opens up the 2023 Mustang Mach-E Order Books

August 26th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford 2023 Mustang Mach-E Order Books

Ford has been steadily making good on all its EV promises, including those related to the highly-lauded Mustang Mach-E. The automaker recently reopened its order books for the very popular model, expanding not only its colors and ranges, but also raising its pricing as well. Ford is looking to aggressively transition its lineup with electrification,…

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Ford Says Goodbye to the Ford Transit

August 23rd, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford Transit Phase Out

Ford announced it’ll stop selling the Transit Connect in the U.S. as of 2023. Plans to build the model in Ford’s Mexico plant are now canceled, according to Automotive News. According to sources familiar with the situation, Ford’s plans to move Transit production to the Hermosillo Assembly Plant fell through the wayside. Although the move…

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Ford Asks Mustang Enthusiasts to Join “The Stampede”

August 19th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford "The Stampede"

Ford is inviting its most ardent enthusiasts to its upcoming stampede. For more than 58 years, drivers have rallied behind the Mustang nameplate, and this time it’s no different as the Blue Oval gears up to introduce the next generation Mustang. Ford invited fans and car enthusiasts alike to join the brand in its countdown…

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Ford F-150 Lightning Deliveries Hit All 50 States

August 17th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford F-150 Lightning Deliveries

In only two months Ford has delivered its all-new F-150 Lightning pickup to all 50 states. Even Hawaii is enjoying the F-150 Lightning on its highways. Texas, along with California, lead the pack when it comes to the highest number of F-150 Lightning deliveries throughout July (2022). Customers have figured out the F-150 Lightning isn’t…

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Ford Looks to the Past and Celebrates the Bronco and its Heritage

August 12th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford Bronco Heritage Edition

Ford is celebrating the Bronco’s heritage, taking devoted off-road enthusiasts to dreamier heights with the 2023 Bronco and Bronco Sport with Heritage Limited editions. The special edition Bronco vehicles will be a welcomed addition to the model’s lineup, including its two- and four-door configurations. Ford will build a specific 1,966 units of each limited edition…

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Ford Makes Range, Pricing Changes to the 2023 F-150 Lightning

August 11th, 2022 by
Wayne AkersFord 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning Range

The popular Ford F-150 Lightning is as popular as ever as Ford is already opening its order banks for the next wave of reservation holders. This time around, Ford is offering some improvements on the model, including a boost to its standard range battery, bringing an EPA-estimated range of 240 miles. Additionally, Ford also added…

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Ford Introduces Maverick Tremor Package for 2023

August 1st, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford Maverick Tremor Package

Ford is expanding its pickup lineup following the success of the 2022 Ford Maverick, with the latest introduction of the 2023 Maverick Tremor Off-Road Package. As Ford prepares to open the Maverick order banks, the automaker is also offering one of the hottest Ford products for the upcoming model year. That said, the order banks…

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Ford’s BlueCruise Brings a Handsfree Driving Experience to All

July 31st, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford BlueCruise HandsFree Technology

Since launching its Ford BlueCruise hands-free highway driving technology in July of 2021, Ford vehicles such as the F-150, Mach-E and others have accumulated over 10.6 million miles on the road. These days, a year into the venture, there are plenty of updates so that even more customers can enjoy the BlueCruise technology. As of…

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How Ford is Poised to Tackle EV Production Hiccups

July 29th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford EV Plans

Thanks to strong demand for its EVs, Ford recently announced a series of initiatives meant to tackle production problems–including sources of battery capacity and raw materials. Ford has a targeted annual run rate of 600,000 EVs by late 2023, while hoping to ramp up production to 2 million units by the end of 2026. The…

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2023 Ford Maverick Order Banks Open Earlier Than Anticipated

July 27th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford 2022 Ford Maverick

Earlier this month, we revealed that the 2023 Ford Maverick (when equipped with the 2.0-liter I-4 EcoBoost engine) order banks were scheduled to open up in early August (2022), but it seems like the automaker moved up the timeline. Although production was initially scheduled to kick off in October (2022), Ford announced that even the…

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Ford is Working on a New EV Charger With Accessibility in Mind

July 22nd, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford EV Charging Accessibility

As more and more drivers make the switch to electric, charging issues are sure to arise since it’s a whole new process when it comes to interacting with a vehicle. Much more different than a regular gas station visit, there’s more than likely to be a learning curve as EV adoption expands. While the process…

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Unveiled: the 2023 Ford F-150 Raptor R

July 20th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford Raptor R

Ford unleashed its all-new F-150 Raptor R pickup, officially known as the fastest, most powerful, and most extreme high-performance off-road desert pickup yet. Conquering desert dunes will be easy as pie for the F-150 Raptor R as the model’s inspired by extreme desert-rated trophy trucks that take part in the Baja 1000. Engineered by Ford…

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2022 Ford F-150 Raptor R to Debut, Teased as “Scary Fast”

July 15th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford F-150 Raptor R Debut

The Ford F-150 lineup is slated to welcome a new trim and other variants right ahead of the 2023 model year. A two-tone Heritage Edition F-150 is up first to celebrate the model’s 75th anniversary, while an entry-level, off-road Rattler trim will follow. Of course, power and performance are boisterous and the upcoming 2023 Ford…

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Ford Trademark Filings Hint at Ranger, Maverick Lightning EVs

July 13th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford Ranger Upcoming EV

Ford recently began deliveries of its highly-anticipated F-150 Lightning EV model, with tens of thousands of pending reservations to be fulfilled. The automaker is hard at work expanding its EV lineup, apparently looking to electrify the Ranger and Maverick nameplates. Ford filed trademarks for the use of its classic “Thunder” nameplate earlier this year, but…

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How Ford Plans to Bring the “Thunder”

July 8th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford F-150 Lightning

Earlier this year, Ford finally saw one of its electric dreams come to fruition as the automaker officially launched the F-150 Lightning. The Blue Oval automaker doesn’t appear to be slowing down as it recently filed a trademark in North America to use the “Thunder” name. Trademark applications as of July 2022 include the “F-150…

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2022 Ford Ranger Earns Top Honors From J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

July 5th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford 2022 Ford Ranger

The Blue Oval earned satisfying results from J.D. Power’s 2022 Initial Quality Study (IQS), especially when it comes to the Ford Ranger model. Both Ford and Lincoln earned marks that surpassed the overall industry average, proving that the automaker knows how to keep its client base happy with vehicles that can go the extra mile….

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Mustang Dark Horse Edition Reportedly in the Works as Ford Files Trademark

July 1st, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford Mustang Dark Horse

A new generation of the Ford Mustang is slated to debut in 2024, giving the aging model a much-needed facelift. Until then, pony car enthusiasts can enjoy special edition packages, such as the recently trademarked “Mustang Dark Horse,” which hints at a black accent package for the 2023 model year. The latest news broke on…

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Ford is Rumored to be Halting Production of the Ford Maverick, Converting Orders to 2023

June 28th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford 2022 Ford Maverick

When it debuted in 2021, the Ford Maverick attracted lots of attention as a segment disruptor. Now that the model’s officially launched, the Maverick remains one of the most sought after vehicles, no matter the trim level or configuration. Due to overwhelming demand, Ford stopped taking orders for the Maverick in early 2022 as production…

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How Ford is Finetuning Production to Better Serve its Customers

June 25th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford Finetuning Production

As automakers transition their lineups to fully electric power plants, Ford is not one to be left behind. The Blue Oval has been making strides towards its future of fully electric vehicles with the Mustang Mach-E and Ford F-150 Lightning. Although the automaker will not discontinue all of its gasoline-powered engines, it does seem poised…

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Seventh-Generation Ford Mustang: Expect the Unexpected in 2024

June 22nd, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford Seventh Generation Ford Mustang

It feels as if it was just yesterday that the Ford Mustang arrived on the scene and changed automotive history forever, but alas, the iconic model turns 60 in 2024. Ford is surely not one to miss the opportunity to mark an occasion, and word on the street is that the automaker plans to release…

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What the Future of Electrification Means for Ford and its Lineup

June 6th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford F-150 Lightning Charger

Ford is heavily investing and innovating in the electric vehicles segment, along with changing the batteries that are poised to power said vehicles. Given how rapidly the automotive landscape is changing, it’s no surprise that a few of the current Ford models just simply aren’t going to make the cut and it looks like the…

Ford Says F-150 Lightning Owners Can Enjoy a Free Tesla Charger Adapter As a Treat

June 5th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford F-150 Lightning Charger

Now that deliveries for the all-new 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning are underway, many new owners are reporting on the accessories they’re receiving alongside their brand new pickup. Interestingly enough, there’s an included accessory that may or may not be an accidental troll on behalf of Ford, but it comes in handy nonetheless. Rumored to be…

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Ford Begins Deliveries of the All-new F-150 Lightning

June 2nd, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford F-150 Lightning Platinum

Make room everyone, the Ford F-150 Lightning is coming to revolutionize the electrification process. Ford has officially begun delivering its F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck to its retail and fleet customers. The stakes are high for Ford as automotive experts are counting on the pickup to accelerate EV adoption throughout the U.S. given how popular…

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Ford Announces Massive Investment in the Midwest As Electrification Efforts Grow

May 30th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford MidWest Investment

Ford is making strides in its efforts to electrify its lineup as the automaker announced that it’ll create at least 6,200 new jobs in the Midwest. Revamping three of its existing factories is in the cards to better accommodate the production and assembly of electric vehicles. Gas-powered models will also benefit from these upgrades as…

Five Reasons Why the Ford Maverick Does it Like No Other Midsize Pickup

May 25th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford Maverick XLT

Nobody does midsize pickup trucks quite like American automakers and Ford is no exception with its all-new Maverick pickup. The brand-new Maverick joins an outstanding lineup that includes the Mustang, Bronco, Mach-E, and F-150 to name a few. Although this pickup only shares a name with a classic Ford model, the Maverick bears no resemblance…

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Ford to Open 2023 Mustang Mach-E Order Banks

May 23rd, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford Mustang Mach-E

Back in April (2022), Ford stopped taking orders for the Mustang Mach-E due to the demand exceeding the automaker’s capacity. This meant the successful electric SUV model was effectively sold out until the 2023 model year, but good news is in store and Ford is opening up the order banks for the 2023 Mustang Mach-E…

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Ford Introduces its Ford Certified Glass Network

May 18th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford Ford Certified Glass Network

Customers come first when it comes to the Blue Oval when it comes to replacing or repairing glass components, including the windshield, on a Ford vehicle. To help ensure that glass components and replacements meet Ford’s standards, including having the proper fit, function, structural integrity and safety during and after a repair, Ford is launching…

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Hertz Will Now Offer 900-Horsepower Ford Mustang For Rent

May 16th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford Hertz Ford Mustang GT500-H

Hertz is ready to cater to all the daredevils ready to hit the road– renters can now get behind the wheel of a supercharged 5.2-liter V8-powered Ford Mustang to the tune of 900 horsepower. Just for reference, that’s officially 400 more horsepower than buyers can get in a Chevy Corvette, and double the power that…

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Ford Marches to Its Own Drumbeat, Focuses on Fleet Production

May 10th, 2022 by
Ford F-150 Lightning Fleet Production Wayne Akers Ford

Although the Ford F-150 Lightning just kicked off production, experts are finally getting their hands on some of the production data. Apparently, one in five Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickups produced and assembled at the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center is an entry-level Pro trim that’s designed with commercial buyers in mind. Unlike other automakers that…

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Ford F-150 Lightning Software Assures Owners They Can Tow With Confidence

May 9th, 2022 by
F-150 Lightning Power My Trip FordPass Wayne Akers Ford

Built Ford Tough, the all-new Ford F-150 Lightning can tow up to 10,000 lbs thanks to its 775 lb-ft of torque. However, it’s the pickup’s brains that will grant customers peace of mind and provide them with the range information they’ll need to know to go the distance. Ford is introducing its Intelligent Range and…

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Mustang Mach-E Order Books Closed for 2022 As Demand Skyrockets

April 21st, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford Mustang Mach-E

Although it’s only April of 2022, Ford finds itself pumping the brakes on the 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E. As it turns out, the automaker is faced with a peculiar problem: the Mach-E proved so popular that as of now it’s unavailable for retail order due to unprecedented demand. Ford currently has the following message on…

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A Closer Look at the Next-Generation Ford Mustang

April 20th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford Mustang

After several leaked images of the 2024 Ford Mustang, it’s safe to say that experts have a pretty good idea of what the model will look like. So far, both Steeda and Ford Authority have shown two leaked images of what looks to be the 2024 Mustang. Specifically, the two publications leaked images of the…

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Ford Upgrades Amazon Alexa Built-in Service for Its Lineup

April 15th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford Alexa Built-in Services

These days, having a voice-command virtual assistant in a vehicle seems like a must-have feature. This usually means drivers and passengers alike must learn the ways of their virtual assistant so that their commands may be heeded. That’s all about to change thanks to Ford, as the automaker is determined to make the artificial intelligence…

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Here’s Why the Two-door Ford Bronco is The Model to Own

April 13th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford Two-door Bronco

Ford has a hit on its hands with the all-new Ford Bronco, an impressive, retro-inspired 4×4 crossover that delivers every bit of ruggedness it’s appearance promises. When it comes to buying the Ford Bronco, the decision usually comes down to choosing between the two-door and four-door model. Here are five reasons why you should choose…

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Ford Patents an Innovative Visor

April 7th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford Patent

Ford is making waves again after allegedly filing a new patent for an innovative multifunction car visor system, according to the latest industry rumbles. Initially filed in October of 2020, the patent was assigned an official serial number in April of this year (2022). The automotive world has seen a lot of upheaval in the…

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Both the 2022 Ford Bronco Sport and Ford Explorer Earned a Top Safety Pick+ Rating

April 1st, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford Bronco Sport

Congratulations are in order for the 2022 Ford Explorer and Ford Bronco Sport as both models earned a Top Safety Pick+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Both models earned the highest possible rating from the independent, non-profit group. It goes without saying that both vehicles scored a rating of good throughout…

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Ford CEO Confirms F-150 Lightning’s Range

March 30th, 2022 by
Wayne Akers Ford Ford F-150 Lightning

Ford has lined up deliveries of its all-electric Ford F-150 Lightning to kick off this summer (2022) and as the date gets closer and closer, Jim Farley, Ford’s CEO, continues to reveal other intricate details about the model. Now, the CEO is confirming the model’s EPA fuel-economy estimates for the upcoming battery-electric pickup truck. After…

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2022 Ford Expedition Lands a Spot on KBB’s Best Family Cars of 2022 List

March 18th, 2022 by

The Ford Expedition is no stranger to accolades as it’s racked up plenty of awards in the recent months, including a nod from Kelley Blue Book (KBB) as a Best Buy/Best Full-Size SUV. Additionally, the Expedition also beat the Nissan Armada to earn Consumer Reports’ preferred full-size SUV designation. These days, the 2022 Ford Expedition…

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Integrated Charging Installations Are Part of Ford’s Future

March 17th, 2022 by

Commercial customers should expect a smooth transition to electrification if Ford has its way. The Blue Oval automaker is providing a one-stop-shop for those in need of fleet operations. This latest product launch marks the beginning of six new home and depot chargers to Ford’s end-to-end portfolio of charging solutions for clients.  Although the current…

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All You Need to Know About the 2023 Ford Mustang

March 11th, 2022 by

Only hardcore Mustang enthusiasts may remember this, but Ford debuted its sixth-generation Mustang model back in December of 2013. Overdue for an upgrade and overall generational change, the seventh-generation Ford Mustang is slated to arrive very soon as a 2023 model year offering.  Ford currently thrives with the Mustang Mach-E, a Mustang-branded all-electric crossover that’s…

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Ford Enters new Partnership With Hopes of Testing Bidirectional Charging

March 9th, 2022 by

Ford announced its latest collaboration with Pacific Gas and Electric Co. in California, aimed at evaluating the bidirectional charging capabilities of the upcoming electric F-150 Lightning. The model is advertised as capable enough to power homes and return energy to the power grid. Ford CEO Jim Farley announced the news at an energy conference in…

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The Ford F-150 Lightning is Built Ford Tough

March 4th, 2022 by

Ford engineers put the upcoming Ford F-150 Lightning to the ultimate test this winter. In the heart of Alaska, and in minus 30-degree weather, Ford continues to fine-tune the F-150 Lightning – specifically on low-traction surfaces such as snow and ice. Additionally, Ford is testing the F-150 Lighting in extreme weather conditions to assure customers…

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In Unprecedented Move, Ford Splits its EV and Traditional Combustion Business

March 2nd, 2022 by

Ford, notorious for reshaping the 20th century thanks to its Model T, is ready to undergo a similar process in the 2020s. The Blue Oval brand announced its latest foray into the electric vehicle business with the introduction of “Model E.” “Model E” is part of Ford’s big plan to combine its gas-powered past with…

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Ford Unveils All-new Ranger Raptor Model, Will Make it Available Stateside

February 23rd, 2022 by

Sure, we have tons of cool cars and trucks stateside, but we haven’t been privy to the Ford Ranger Raptor – yet! While the U.S. automotive industry has access to the full-size Ford F-150 Raptor, 2023 will mark the first time there’s a Ranger Raptor in existence. Buyers looking for a powerful and off-road capable…

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Three 2022 Ford Explorer Trims go Head-to-head

February 18th, 2022 by

A long-standing mainstay in the Ford lineup, the Ford Explorer has quite the experience beneath its hood. Well-equipped to handle family duty, the full-size SUV often finds itself at the top of plenty of SUV buyers’ lists. Thanks to three rows of seating capacity and its powerful base engine, the 2022 Ford Explorer is a…

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Ford Encourages Enthusiasts to 3D Print Their Very Own Ford Maverick Accessories

February 15th, 2022 by

When Ford first unveiled its all-new Maverick hybrid pickup truck, it also teased the idea of enthusiasts 3D-printing their very own accessories. Now, it’s official and Ford is living up to its promise. According to Newsweek and 3D Printing Industry, the automaker recently released CAD files to help enthusiasts print their very own 3D add-ons…

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Ford Introduces new Everglades Edition for its Bronco Model

February 10th, 2022 by

Ford’s plate is quite full these days, especially when it comes to its Bronco model. The iconic vehicle didn’t just only recently make a comeback, two additional new special editions will arrive this summer (2022). The automaker recently revealed its high-performance Bronco Raptor, and now there’s an Everglades edition that adds several bits of off-road…

The Arrival of the Ford F-150 Raptor R is Imminent

February 8th, 2022 by

The Ford F-150 Raptor R has been a long time coming, with experts estimating the V8-powered pickup should arrive sometime throughout 2022. If new rumors are to be believed, Ford is gearing up to open up orders for the high-powered performance pickup this fall (2022).  Sources familiar with the matter recently revealed to Ford Authority…

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Ford Patents Groundbreaking Truck Bed System for its Pickups

February 4th, 2022 by

As the truck race heats up between the big three automakers (GM, Ram, and Ford), truck beds have become a point of contention as each automaker continuously outdoes the other. In essence, truck beds are lauded for their utility and versatility – whether it comes to storing tools, hauling cargo, or even adventure equipment, a…

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Ford Performance Gets Back in the Swing of Things With Mustang GT3

February 2nd, 2022 by

The iconic Ford Mustang that helped usher in the pony car segment will get its chance to write a new chapter for the automaker. Ford Performance is currently prepping a new GT3 race car that’ll be ready to take on the competition by 2024. The all-new Ford Mustang GT3 race car will compete in the…

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Ford F-150 Celebrates a Remarkable Milestone

January 27th, 2022 by

Ford is celebrating a remarkable milestone – the Blue Oval’s best-selling F-150 just reached 40 million vehicles. Initially launched in 1947, Ford’s F-Series is quintessentially American. Over the years, Ford expanded its F-Series to include larger heavy duty models such as the F-250 and F-350. This celebratory production number comes at the perfect time as…

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Ford Introduces the Bronco Raptor and Sets the Off-road Segment Ablaze

January 25th, 2022 by

Ford lived up to its word and rumors became reality when the automaker introduced its Ford Bronco Raptor. This Bronco Raptor is already poised to be an off-road action hero in all its broad-shouldered glory. While Ford didn’t confirm or deny whether a Bronco Raptor was always in the plans, it’s clear the automaker heard…

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How the All-new Ford Maverick Inspired Changes on the 2023 Ford Ranger

January 21st, 2022 by

One of the biggest selling points of the 2022 Ford Maverick is its Flexbed, but consumers also enjoy an accessible price-tag and superb fuel economy. The Maverick’s Flexbed allows owners to customize their storage and organization solutions thanks to available Ford accessories, including 2×4 or 2×6-inch boards, threaded holes, D-rings, numerous tie-downs, and a standard…

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Ford Partners With ADT, Canopy to Develop In-vehicle Security System

January 19th, 2022 by

Ford’s list of partnerships continues to grow as the Blue Oval automaker recently announced a $105 million joint venture with Canopy to develop and subsequently mark in-vehicle security systems. Both retail and commercial fleet customers will benefit from these developments. Ford and Canopy estimate that the first standalone systems should be available within 12 months….

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2022 Ford Maverick: The Best Pickup You Can Buy

January 6th, 2022 by

It’s no secret the pickup segment has made some significant strides in the past decade. In fact, the all-new 2022 Ford Maverick is the perfect example of just how much the segment has changed. This midsize pickup rides on a unibody – read SUV – platform and comes standard with a hybrid powertrain. With a…

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The 2022 Ford Bronco is the Free Press SUV of the Year

January 3rd, 2022 by

The recently revamped Ford Bronco is a breath of fresh air in its segment, bringing with it innovation and some heat for the competition as well. In fact, it’s such a breath of fresh air that the Detroit Free Press deemed it its SUV of the year. Designed to take on the iconic Jeep Wrangler…

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Next-Generation Ford Mustang in the Works

December 30th, 2021 by

Now that the automotive industry is in the process of undergoing its very own electric revolution, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to predict when next-generation vehicles will make their debut – and that includes the Ford Mustang. Jim Farley, Ford’s CEO, wants the next-generation Mustang to be poster-worthy, but he’s not revealing when the Ford Mustang…

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The 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E is Now Available to Order

December 20th, 2021 by

As the upcoming model year (2022) approaches, automakers are finishing up their respective lineups. While the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E proved extremely popular in its debut year, the 2022 Mach-E is sure to take things up a notch. Now available to order with a starting price of $43,895 (plus destination fee), the 2022 Ford Mach-E…

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Extended Range Battery Packs Will Play a Pivotal Part in Ford’s EV Success

December 19th, 2021 by

All automakers leave out the most essential specifications – i.e., range and pricing – when they first debut a new vehicle, and Ford with its F-150 Lightning was no exception. When the F-150 Lightning first arrived on the scene, figures such as the engine’s output, battery capacity, battery variation, and detailed pricing (among other things)…

Ford Closes its Order Books for the All-New F-150 Lightning

December 13th, 2021 by

In what’s been inarguably an incredibly successful year (2021) for Ford, it should come as no surprise that the automaker found itself having to stop taking F-150 Lightning orders. As the automaker prepares to begin assembling and shipping the new pickup in the first half of 2022, it claims it has taken over 200,000 refundable…

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Ford to Triple Mustang Mach-E Production by 2023

December 12th, 2021 by

Ford has its sights set on dominating the thriving electric vehicle market, pushing to become the largest producer of EVs by the end of the decade. Part of that plan now involves the automaker tripling the Mustang Mach-E production by the time 2023 rolls around. Ford aims to target an annual production in excess of…

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Ford Finds New Components For the 2022 Bronco Sport In an Unexpected Place

December 9th, 2021 by

Even though it is a small step in what’s surely many to come, Ford has taken a new development route when it comes to raw materials and its Bronco model. Ford announced that the Bronco Sport will be the first vehicle in production to include 100 percent recycled ocean plastic in its components. Strikingly enough,…

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Ford Plans Even More Electrification for its F-Series

December 8th, 2021 by

Ford is currently in the process of putting its all-new F-150 Lightning model into production. That said, the automaker has numerous plans for additional battery-electric pickup trucks, programming their production in the existing assembly plants. According to Ford CEO Jim Farley, Ford has an upcoming fourth F-Series plant in the US.  Farley didn’t go into…

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Shelby’s 760 Horsepower Engine is Now Available as a Crate Motor

November 19th, 2021 by
2020 Shelby GT500 V8 Engine

    The Shelby 5.2 L Supercharged Predator V8 engine is available from Ford Performance Parts. However, it will only be available as a replacement engine (just in case the previous one blew up or sustained damage). The engine is open to anyone who can dish out $25,995 (the cost of the engine) and who…

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Ford and Purdue University Partner Together to Develop New Charging Station Cable

November 19th, 2021 by
Ford Logo and Purdue University Logo

  Ford announced that it partnered with Purdue University to develop an EV charging cable to make vehicle charging more effortless and more efficient for EV owners. One of the primary motivations for this initiative is Ford’s desire to provide its customers with a seamless charging experience with as minimal complications as possible. One of…

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The Shelby Mustang Mach-E GT Concept

November 15th, 2021 by
Shelby Mustang Mach-E GT Concept

    The Ford Mustang Mach-E has impressed the EV world with its radical new design from the iconic two-door Mustang. Except for the electric vehicle segment, it is now a four-door family SUV competing directly with Tesla’s EV lineup. However, Ford didn’t stop at the GT trim. It has revealed to the world a…

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Introducing the 2023 Ford Bronco Desert Racer

November 12th, 2021 by
2023 Ford Bronco Desert Racer

    Ford revealed an extreme off-road variant of the Bronco called the “Desert Racer” and it also made a special appearance at this year’s 2021 SEMA Show. One of the main reasons for developing the Bronco Desert Racer is to pay homage to the Broncos of the 1960s and 1970s that participated in the…

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Is a Hybrid Two-Door Ford Mustang Possible by 2023?

November 9th, 2021 by
2023 Ford Mustang

  The current generation S550 Mustang is believed to be the last one of its kind with online rumors suggesting that a seventh-generation could be introduced sometime in 2023. Rumor also has it that the new generation may have an entirely different powertrain than previous models as well. Mild-hybrid and full-hybrid powertrains are a possibility…

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Qmerit Teams Up with Ford to Assist with Electric Vehicle Home Charging Installations

November 8th, 2021 by
Qmerit and Ford Logo

Companies such as Qmerit and Ford have teamed up to normalize the installation of at-home vehicle chargers so customers can more openly incorporate them into their home electrical systems. Qmerit is a California-based company that focuses on electrification and green energy transformation and it’s going to take on the task of providing Mustang Mach-E customers…

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Ford SUV Comparison: 2021 Edge vs 2021 Explorer

November 2nd, 2021 by
2021 Ford Edge vs Explorer

    The Ford Explorer and Ford Edge are the company’s mid-size SUV offerings for consumers who desire a spacious and practical vehicle for everyday driving. However, some differences are worth noting in terms of pricing, vehicle features, and overall driving feel. When consumers are looking for a new family SUV, it can be nerve-racking…

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New “Coastal Limited Package” Available On 2022 Ford Mustang

October 29th, 2021 by
2022 Mustang Coast Limited Package

    Ford has been gradually releasing information related to its two-door Mustangs, in particular, about new appearance packages. Besides the White Edition, Stealth Edition, and California Special Edition packages, Ford is releasing yet another appearance package, and it’s called the “Coastal Limited Package” and it will be on all 2022 models. While the 2021…

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2021 Ford F-150 Receives Upgraded Headlights and Improved Safety Rating

October 27th, 2021 by
2021 Ford F150

    The Ford F-150 remains undefeated with its title for being America’s best-selling pickup truck for more than 40 years. Ford consistently reaches six-figure sales per year, giving tough competition to rival brands like Chevy, Ram, and GMC. Selling an F-150 is the least of Ford’s worries at the moment. What matters to the…

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Mid-Cycle Refresh is Possible for Ford Bronco in 2024

October 20th, 2021 by
2022 Ford Bronco

    The Ford Bronco has been gradually rolling out across the country, and off-road enthusiasts can’t wait to get their hands on one. However, Ford is already brainstorming multiple ways to make the Bronco even better. The company is planning to give its off-road Bronco its mid-cycle refresh sometime in 2024. Even though the…

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2022 Ford Mustang Receives New Appearance Packages

October 15th, 2021 by
2022 Ford Mustang Appearance Packages

  The gasoline-powered Mustang is still going strong despite its all-electric Mach-E brother taking most of Ford’s time and investment. Although there aren’t any significant updates to the 2022 models, most of the features carry over from 2021. However, Ford always has its thinking cap on and figuring out ways to keep its iconic Mustang…

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The 2022 Ford Expedition Timberline “Off-Grid Edition”

October 13th, 2021 by
2021 Ford Expedition Timberline Off-Road Edition

    Ford takes the 2022 Expedition Timberline Edition up a level by introducing the Off-Grid Edition designed for the ultimate off-roading and camping experience. The SUV debuted at the  2021 Overland Expo East in Arrington, Virginia, which caught the eye of many spectators. To be specific, the Off-Grid Edition is essentially the cherry on…

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2022 Ford Expedition Timberline Makes FX4 Off-Road Package Obsolete

October 6th, 2021 by
2022 Ford Expedition Timberline

    Ford recently revealed the all-new 2022 Ford Expedition, featuring new exterior styling and technology features. But the most eye-catching element of the new Ford Expedition is the addition of the Timberline Edition, which Ford says is the most capable version of the SUV. However, there is automotive news suggesting that the Timberline Edition…

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Ford Invests $11.4 Billion to Build Four Factories

October 1st, 2021 by
Ford F-150 Lightning

    Ford, in partnership with a South Korean supplier, pledges to spend $11.4 billion for the development of three battery factories and a dedicated truck plant that will create 11,000 new jobs over the next four years. This multi-billion-dollar investment will enable Ford to produce more than one million electric vehicles by the end…

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Ford Wants to Recycle EV Batteries and Signs Contract with Redwood Materials Inc.

September 29th, 2021 by
Ford and Redwood Logo

Ford announces its partnership with Redwood Materials Inc., which paves the way forward for the reusability of raw materials from EV batteries. To be specific, the agreement consists of recycling scrap material from the battery manufacturing process, which Redwood Materials Inc. will take care of. Ford’s new partner is tasked with the recycling process and…

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Introducing the All-New 2022 Ford Expedition Timberline

September 24th, 2021 by
2022 Ford Expedition Timberline

    The Expedition is Ford’s full-size family SUV that has received numerous vehicle awards throughout the years. One of the most recent is a “2021 Best Buy Award” in the full-size SUV category by Kelly Blue Book. Not only is the Ford Expedition an admirable vehicle, but it also stands out amid the competition…

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Hennessey Performance Modifies 2021 Ford F-150 and Adds 775 Horsepower

September 22nd, 2021 by
2021 F-150 Hennessey Venom

    Hennessey’s American tuning company modifies a 2021 Ford F-150 and turns it into a supercharged 775hp monster, which is 325 more horsepower than the Ford Raptor. Adding an engine blower under the hood makes its 5.0 L Coyote engine more powerful thanks to the air compressor that increases the pressure of air supplied…

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Ford Ranger Redesign Coming Soon

September 16th, 2021 by
Prototype Ford Ranger

    A redesign for the Ford Ranger pickup truck is currently underway for the Australian market, but this reworked model is also a precursor to what is to come to the United States soon. This mid-size truck is a Ford favorite among consumers who want to get behind the wheel of a pickup that…

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Ford Mustang Mach E Makes It Into the Guinness Book of World Records for the Third Time

September 10th, 2021 by
Ford Mustang Mach E Record Holder

  The 2021 Ford Mustang Mach E makes great strides in the EV Crossover segment with its attractive exterior styling, practicality, and performance. It has a spacious interior that seats five passengers comfortably, plenty of the latest technology, and two battery configurations to choose from. As Mustang Mach E deliveries gradually make their way to…

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2022 Ford Ranger Receives “Splash Appearance Package”

September 9th, 2021 by
2022 Ford Ranger Splash Package

    Many automakers usually offer special editions or “add-on” packages to enhance their exterior and interior aesthetics for their best-selling models. This is typically done to keep consumers engaged with the brand and often commemorates the vehicle’s success on the market. Ford announces the reintroduction of the “Splash Package” seen on some Ranger pickups…

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Ford Doubles Production of F-150 Lightning Due to Strong Demand

September 3rd, 2021 by
2022 Ford F-150 Lightning White

  Ford says it aims at spending $850 million to double its production of 2022 F-150 Lightning pickup trucks because of the large amount of interest by potential customers. With a total of 130,000 reservations thus far, Ford is heading in the right direction with its official launch in Spring 2022 with a production run…

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2022 Ford Maverick Reaches 100,000 Reservations and Receives a Big Accessory List

September 3rd, 2021 by
2022 Ford Maverick

      Ford announces 100,000 reservations for its Ford Maverick pickup truck which is excellent news for the company. These figures indicate there is plenty of interest among consumers who desire a hybrid pickup truck. One of the many drivers for the high reservation amount is Maverick’s starting base price of $19,995 (plus destination…

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Ford F-150’s Onboard Generator Saves Wedding Reception from Power Outage

August 30th, 2021 by
F-150 Built in Generator

    Even a power outage during a wedding reception is not enough to stop the 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid from coming to the rescue. Now a married couple, Rachna Nanda Kumar (a data scientist) and Vetrivel Chandrasekaran (a mechanical engineer) experienced a power outage in the middle of their wedding reception in Farmington Hills,…

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Ford May Be Secretly Developing an All-Electric Muscle Sedan

August 27th, 2021 by
Mystery Vehicle

  It’s common practice for automakers to purchase vehicles from other brands for benchmarking purposes. Benchmarking practices measure the key elements from a competitor to determine how a company can better its product in terms of quality and cost. Recent reports by Ford Authority say Ford is benchmarking the 707 hp Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat,…

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Mustang Mach-E Undergoes Testing at Ford’s Weather Factory

August 24th, 2021 by
Ford of Europe Vehicle Testing

    Ford of Europe releases a new vehicle testing video that showcases the 2021 Mustang Mach E undergoing extreme weather condition simulations in Ford’s Weather Factory in Germany. But instead of using humans, Ford of Europe is implementing robots programmed to perform certain functions to carry out the tests. The robots are conducting aerodynamic…

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2022 Ford Maverick is Going to Dominate the Small Truck Segment

August 23rd, 2021 by
2022 Ford Maverick Truck

    The newly emerging compact truck segment is looking very favorable for Ford thus far. The company manages to claim more than 80,000 reservations for the 2022 Ford Maverick Pickup Truck, which translates into $8,000,000 in pre-orders. With a starting base price of just $19,995 (plus destination fee), it’s already a winning vehicle in…

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New “Connected Touch Radio” System Available on 2022 Ford Maverick

August 13th, 2021 by
2022 Ford Maverick Technology

    Ford announces a couple of updates for the infotainment system on the 2022 Ford Maverick pickup truck. The company reports that the XL and XLT trims do not offer SYNC 3. However, the system is available on the Lariat trim and the Lariat Luxury Package, a $3,000 upgrade. This package contains an 8-inch…

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Ford Makes $30 Billion Investment in Electric Vehicle Development

August 9th, 2021 by
EV Ford Lineup

    Ford announced one of the most significant investments in its history that consist of a four-year strategy to fund and advance electric vehicle development and production. The investment includes $30 billion Ford plans on putting to work in several company areas, including expanding EV battery production, building more manufacturing facilities, developing more electric…

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Ford Reaches Milestone of 120,000 F-150 Lighting Reservations

August 6th, 2021 by
2022 Ford Lightning

    Ford received more than 120,000 reservations for the F-150 Lightning in three months since the vehicle’s unveiling back in May. In addition, new data states that about 75 percent (90,000 reservations) indicate they are new customers of Ford, which means the company is attracting customers outside of its typical customer base. This is…

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Ford and Lyft Team Up to Offer Self-Driving Rides in Miami

July 30th, 2021 by
Ford and Lyft Self-Driving Vehicle

    Along with Argo AI (Ford’s autonomous driving affiliate), Ford formed a collaborative effort with Lyft to jump-start a transportation service of self-driving cars in Miami, Florida. Ford plans to begin operations with a fleet of self-driving vehicles by utilizing Lyft’s ride-sharing service, and Ford aims to accomplish this by the end of 2021….

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The Benefits of Ford’s Co-Pilot360 Driver Assist Technology

July 30th, 2021 by
Ford Co-Pilot360 Technology

  Ford calls its suite of driver assistance features “Co-Pilot360” and is available on most new Ford vehicles. The technology varies a little bit by model. Still, the majority of the features remain the same such as forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, pedestrian detection, and blind-spot warning with rear cross-traffic alert. There are also…

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Ford Has Plans to Upgrade the Bronco with Electrification and New Models

July 22nd, 2021 by
2021 Ford Bronco

    After reviving the decades-old Ford Bronco nameplate, Ford is thinking of making the Bronco even better in three significant areas of interest that include fuel economy, performance, and body style. Ford is also thinking of adding an electric powertrain to the Bronco in the future as part of its electrification strategy, including the…

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2021 Mustang Mach E Wins Car and Driver’s “EV of the Year” Award

July 19th, 2021 by
2021 Mustang Mach E GT

    The 2021 Mustang Mach E received recognition from CarandDriver with an “EV of the Year” award that shows just how innovative and feature-rich the Mustang Mach E is. The Mach E has the capable range, charging speed, and passenger capacity capturing the attention of prospective buyers. This is a first for the Mustang…

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The All-New 2021 Ford F-150 Police Responder

July 19th, 2021 by
2021 Ford F-150 Responder

    Ford’s 2021 F-150 Police Responder is one vehicle that is getting a lot of attention among police departments nationwide. It’s the only pursuit-rated pickup truck custom-built for law enforcement in America with faster speed records (of 0-60mph and 0-100mph) than any other police vehicle in Michigan State Police and Los Angeles County Sheriff…

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New Batch of Ford F-150s Ship Nationwide Arriving at Dealerships Soon

July 12th, 2021 by
2021 Ford F-150

    Automakers are still dealing with the adverse effects of the ongoing global semiconductor chip shortage, a dilemma most automakers want to see come to an end. Until then, dealerships are making the best out of what little new vehicle inventory they have. In particular, many Ford dealerships are claiming that they expect to…

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Ford Out-Sells Chevy in the First Quarter of 2021 by 70,000 Vehicles

July 5th, 2021 by
Ford CEO

  The competition between Ford and Chevy is in full swing to see who gains the upper hand in the pursuit of acquiring more customers and selling more units. According to a Ford Authority report, Ford beats Chevy in terms of overall sales by 70,000 vehicles in the first quarter of 2021 in the United…

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A Recent Study Indicates Ford is the 4th Most Patriotic Brand in the U.S.

July 5th, 2021 by
2021 Ford F-150

    As one of the oldest American automakers, Ford always strives to provide the best cars to consumers with the latest technology and safety features. Ford also assembles more vehicles and employs more workers in the U.S. than any other automaker. Consumers also find Ford to be one of the most trusted companies in…

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Reservations for F-150 Lightning and Maverick Truck Sky-Rocket While Bronco is Sold Out

June 25th, 2021 by
Ford Bronco and Trucks

  Ford is having a great 2021 calendar year so far, and investors anticipate a positive future for the company in the months ahead. Consumers continue to make reservations for their favorite models, including the Bronco, the F-150 Lightning, and the Maverick Hybrid truck. At the 2021 Deutsche Bank Global Auto Industry Conference, Ford CEO…

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Ford’s 2021 Second Quarter Profits Exceeds Expectations

June 24th, 2021 by
Ford Headquarters

  Ford investors and executives have a positive outlook for the company as it continually makes excellent progress for the 2021 calendar year. With the release of several new vehicles such as the Mach-E, Bronco, F-150 Lightning, and the Maverick Hybrid pickup truck, Ford establishes the foundation for its success. Maximizing unit sales is a…

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Ford Invests in New Security System to Prevent Auto Theft

June 21st, 2021 by
Ford SecuriAlert

    Many consumers today care about car security when purchasing a brand new vehicle because it’s a big investment they are making. It’s natural for owners to protect their cars from being stolen, vandalized, or tampered with. Ford of Europe says vehicle crime remains a major problem and is even increasing in some countries….

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The Ford Maverick is the Most Affordable Compact Hybrid Pickup Truck

June 18th, 2021 by
2022 Ford Maverick

    The all-new 2022 Ford Maverick joins Ford’s roster as the first-ever compact hybrid pickup truck seeking to capture the attention of budget-oriented buyers. Even in the midst of the very competitive full-size pickup truck segment, Ford believes that a smaller pickup truck is a great alternative that can sell at scale. The Maverick…

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Mustang Mach-E Production Count to Surpass Gasoline-Powered Mustangs

June 11th, 2021 by
2021 Mustang Mach E

  Ford continues to produce the two-door V8 Mustang many muscle car enthusiasts know and love despite the increasing popularity of SUVs and Crossovers. However, recent statistics released by Ford confirm the new Mustang Mach-E’s production numbers are more significant than its gasoline-powered siblings. As a result, Ford is in the perfect position to leverage…

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Ford is Opening an Off-Road Driving School for Bronco Owners

June 10th, 2021 by
2021 Ford Bronco Models

    Ford is launching its 2021 Off-Road driving school for Bronco and Bronco Sport owners with a total of four planned locations throughout the United States. They include (1) Austin, Texas, (2) Moab, Utah, (3) Nevada, and (4) North Eastern Regions. The event is free for existing Bronco owners and for those who placed…

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Ford Introduces All-new 2022 Maverick, Rattles the Compact Pickup Segment

June 9th, 2021 by

Ford recently made a big splash in the automotive industry with the introduction of its highly-anticipated F-150 Lightning pickup, the first electric pickup available in America from one of the traditional “Big Three” competitors. Now, Ford announced the release of its new Maverick compact pickup, available as a front-wheel-drive hybrid. The introduction of the hybrid midsize pickup…

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Ford F-150 Lightning Pro Offers Incredible Value for Business Fleet Customers

June 7th, 2021 by
2022 Ford Lightning Pro

  The commercial-grade version of the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning truck also known as the “Pro” trim is the perfect work truck for business and government buyers. With a combination of affordability and capable technology, the Pro version offers plenty of working power to consumers that need it most. Construction workers like pickup trucks because…

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Rumors Suggest that Ford is Engineering A New Twin-Turbo V8 Engine

June 4th, 2021 by
New Ford V8 Engine

    Ford is always looking to upgrade its vehicle platforms and in search of new ways to improve its engine options across its entire vehicle lineup. Even in the midst of the emerging EV market, gasoline engines still have life left in them to serve their purpose. When it comes to the development of…

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2021 Ford Bronco Climbs Hell’s Gate in Moab, Utah in Reverse

June 1st, 2021 by
2021 Ford Bronco

    Ford Bronco fans have embarked on a mission to test the Bronco’s off-road capabilities in the backcountry of Moab, Utah. But this was not a typical test of going over rocks or gravel, instead, a Ford team went to the extreme and decided to climb up the infamous Hell’s Gate with a 2021…

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Ford Makes More than $4.45 Million of F-150 Lightning Reservations in Two Days

May 28th, 2021 by
2022 Ford Lightning

    Ford has a lot to be excited about for the 2021 calendar year, especially with the company’s recent debut of its new F-150 Lightning truck that is expected to go on sale in summer 2022. This is Ford’s second all-electric vehicle right after the Mustang Mach-E which hints at the company’s strategy in…

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Ford Revealed It’s All-Electric F-150 “Lightning” Truck

May 21st, 2021 by
2022 Ford F-150 Lightning

    The “Lightning” name returns to the F-150 nameplate in an all-electric truck platform that Ford recently unveiled via live stream on May 19, 2021. The debut took place at the company’s World Headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan, and can also be seen in a 30-minute video on the Official Ford YouTube Channel. The elaborate…

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Ford is Interested in Producing its Own Batteries for Future EVs

May 14th, 2021 by
2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E Interior

    Ford has stepped into the electric vehicle segment with its 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E and the company is confident the Mach-E will continue to sell considerably well this calendar year. But the automaker has recently hinted to automotive news sources that it is interested in manufacturing its own supply of fuel cells for…

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The 2021 Ford Bronco Receives an Engine Boost

May 13th, 2021 by
2021 Ford Bronco

    The 2021 Ford Bronco is the company’s flagship off-road SUV that combines retro styling and modern design cues into a rugged and fun-to-drive platform. The Bronco offers buyers two engine choices: a 2.3 L Turbocharged I-4 that produces 275hp and 315 lb-ft of torque, and a 2.7 L Twin-Turbo V6 rated at 315hp…

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Ford is Bringing Back the F-150 “Lightning” in an All-Electric Truck Platform

May 11th, 2021 by
Ford F-150 Lightning

      Ford is planning to bring back to life the F-150 Lightning, a performance pickup truck that was first introduced in 1993 as the SVT street truck. It had a 5.8 L V8 engine that produced 240hp and was later upgraded to 380hp in a later generation. The “Lightning” name lasted until 2004…

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2021 Bronco Sport is a Top Safety Pick According to IIHS

May 7th, 2021 by
2021 Ford Bronco Sport

  The 2021 Bronco Sport has a very attractive design and a whole host of popular technology and off-road features that make it a worthy choice for first-time car buyers that are looking for a fun-to-drive compact SUV. The Bronco Sport has great handling both on and off-road, admirable engine performance, and intuitive easy-to-use features….

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Ford is Investing in New Headlight Technology for Nighttime Driving

April 30th, 2021 by
Ford Headlight Technology

    Ford is currently testing a new headlight technology that will adapt to road conditions and other obstacles that will make driving at night more easier and comfortable. Nighttime driving can be dangerous due to decreased visibility and objects shrouded under the cloak of night. Especially when driving on unfamiliar roads, accidents can occur…

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Ford Opens “Ordering Window” for 2021 Mustang Mach-E GT and GT Performance Edition

April 30th, 2021 by
2021 Mustang Mach E GT

  The Ford Mustang Mach-E has been digging into Tesla’s market share since its initial release in December 2020 and according to Ford’s 2021 first-quarter sales report, a total of 6,614 vehicles bearing the Mache-E badge were sold. The Mach-E has been selling fairly well and is displaying healthy sales numbers that are projected to…

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Ford Dealerships Can Expect Deliveries of the Ford Bronco to be On Schedule

April 23rd, 2021 by
2021 Ford Bronco Deliveries

    According to Ford, customers who placed their reservations on the Official Ford Website for their 2021 Ford Broncos can expect to receive their vehicles very soon. The Ford Bronco is on schedule for deliveries to be made in June 2021 to dealerships all across the United States. Ford has also gathered some interesting…

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The 2021 Ford Explorer Will Receive Three New Trim Levels

April 22nd, 2021 by
2021 Ford Explorer Trim Levels

    For consumers looking for a new mid-size SUV, the 2021 Ford Explorer makes the perfect family vehicle for road trips and other recreational activities. Recently, Ford announced that it’s adding three new trim levels in an effort to keep the Ford Explorer modern and equipped with all the latest technology and safety features….

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Ford May Add More Sub-Brands to Its Line-Up of Vehicles

April 16th, 2021 by
Ford Sub Brands

    For the 2021 calendar year and for the foreseeable future, Ford is considering expanding its current lineup of vehicles by incorporating more sub-brands to increase profits. This proposition by Ford stems from the company’s desire to offer consumers more variety when purchasing a vehicle. The more diverse the vehicle lineup is, the better…

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The 2021 Ford Bronco Will Receive Its Own Show Rooms in Collaboration with 100 Ford Dealerships

April 16th, 2021 by
Ford Bronco Showrooms

    One of Ford’s latest marketing strategies includes collaborating with 100 Ford dealerships throughout the United States to build showrooms dedicated to the all-new 2021 Ford Bronco. Ford is confident this approach will encourage consumers to buy the Bronco and increase unit sales. According to Automotive News, these Ford dealerships will build separate bronco…

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Ford Reveals Several Easter Eggs for the 2021 Ford Raptor

April 12th, 2021 by
Easter Eggs for 2021 Ford Raptor

  Most automakers today want to offer their customers a little added excitement so they can appreciate their vehicles a little more. This is usually done by implementing “easter eggs” (also known as hidden references or clues) that are often embedded on the exterior or interior of the vehicle. In regard to the 2021 Ford…

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Self-Sealing Tire Technology Undergo Changes for 2021 Ford Explorer

April 2nd, 2021 by
2021 Ford Explorer

    Ford launched the 2020 Ford Explorer with many new features, but the most prominent feature was the Michelin Self-Seal tires that came with each Ford Explorer. These tires were lined with a special sealant designed to fill tread punctures caused by nails and screws. The Michelin tires decreased the rate of air leaking…

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Illuminated Mustang Logo Will be Available on the Mach-E GT

April 1st, 2021 by
2021 Mustang Mach E logo

    The Mustang Mach-E GT is set to release by the end of summer 2021 with a back-lit Mustang logo that will enhance the appearance of the front grille while driving at night. This will be exclusive to the GT trim only, with the rest of the lower trims receiving a standard emblem. Prospective…

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Ford Ranger to Relive Its American Heritage After Production Halted in 2012

March 26th, 2021 by
2021 Ford Ranger

    The first Ford Ranger rolled off the assembly line in 1982 at Ford’s factory in Louisville, Kentucky, and had a successful production run of 30 years. But Ford decided to discontinue it in 2012 due to the increasing popularity of the F-150. To be precise, the 2011 model year was the final model…

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Mustang Mach E is Projected to Take Some of Tesla’s Market Share

March 25th, 2021 by
2021 Mustang Mach E

  There is a strong belief in the automotive industry that EVs are going to be the future of transportation, and with the influx of automakers attempting to engineer their own battery-powered vehicles, there is speculation that the internal combustion engine may eventually be replaced. But this will ultimately depend on consumer behavior and market…

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ROUSH Performance Adds Supercharger to 2021 F-150 and Other Upgrades

March 19th, 2021 by
2021 Roush F-150

    ROUSH has been engineering high-performance components for competitive racing since its founding in 1995. From a culmination of custom-tuned trucks and cars, ROUSH provides aftermarket tuning upgrades to its vehicles so customers can experience top-tier performance with authentic ROUSH style. One recent development by ROUSH is their current strategy to modify the 2021…

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Ford Super Duty Trucks Get Larger Infotainment Screens for 2022

March 19th, 2021 by
Ford Super Duty Trucks

    Ford has announced that it will be incorporating 12-inch touch-screen displays in their super duty truck lineup on all Lariat and subsequent trims. The new horizontal screen will house Ford’s new SYNCⓇ 4 vehicle information and connectivity system that will provide drivers with all the latest features and technology at their fingertips. In…

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Top Secret Truck by Ford Rumored To Be Called “The Maverick”

March 12th, 2021 by
Ford Maverick Spy Photo

    Image Source: Edmunds.com Automotive news sites like Carbuzz and Edmunds have leaked spy photos of a Ford Truck currently being designed under the radar. Ford is trying to keep its new compact truck hidden from prying eyes as it is speculated that a new pickup truck is underway. There are plenty of concept images…

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Over-The-Air Updates Scheduled for Mustang Mach-E

March 11th, 2021 by
Mustang Mach E Updates

    Image Source: Ford.com Ford has revealed their new over-the-air software update process so now Mustang Mach E owners can have all the latest software available from Ford without the need to buy a new vehicle to stay up-to-date with technology. By implementing over-the-air updates, Ford has set out to rival Tesla and be a…

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Life-Size Snow Sculpture of Ford Bronco made By Ford Employee is Impressive

March 5th, 2021 by
Ford Bronco Snow Sculpture

    Image Source: thedrive.com As an NVH Technician for Ford Motor Company, Jacob DiMaria’s career consists of working with American cars like the Ford Mustang and other popular Ford models. With the new 2021 Ford Bronco, scheduled for release in mid-2021, DiMaria wanted to show his passion for the Ford brand. in turn, he created…

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Ford Bronco Going Into Production in Early Spring 2021

March 4th, 2021 by
2021 Ford Bronco

    Image Source: Motortrend.com After being delayed for several months during the outset of the coronavirus pandemic, Ford has finally announced that the 2021 Ford Bronco is going into production on March 29, 2021. This mass-produced move will take place in their assembly plant in Wayne, Michigan. The original launch date was planned for Spring…

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New Ford Ranger Plug-in-Hybrid Set to Release in 2023

March 1st, 2021 by
2023 Ford Ranger Plug-in Hybrid

  Image Source: CarSales.com.au According to well-known automotive news sites like Motor1 and Fordauthority, Ford will soon be bringing a plug-in hybrid version of the Ford Ranger pickup truck to the European market. Although no news sources yet have confirmed the new Ford Ranger PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle) will be released in the U.S.,…

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2021 Ford F-150’s “Pro Power Onboard” Feature Acts as Mobile Generator

March 1st, 2021 by
Ford F-150 Mobile Generator

    Image Source: Ford The Ford F-150 Hybrid receives an extra feature of functionality that will come in handy during power outages and in situations where power may not be readily available. For the Ford brand, this is a step in the right direction, as consumers can now have access to power when they need…

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2021 Shelby GT500 and Mustang Mach 1 Build and Price Tool Now Available

February 24th, 2021 by
2021 Mustang GT500 and Mach 1

  Image Source: Ford This is great news for muscle car enthusiasts because the vehicle configurator for the 2021 Mustang Mach 1 and Shelby GT500 is now available. If you are a potential buyer, you can start building your own Mustang on the Official Ford Site with a variety of exterior color options, interior materials,…

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Ford’s Electric Vehicle Strategy to Dominate Auto Segments

February 19th, 2021 by
Ford EV Market Strategy

    Image Source: Ford In a rapidly changing automotive industry, brands like Ford are constantly trying to innovate and adapt to changes in the market. This includes anticipating automotive trends that will emerge in the near future and capitalizing on them. When it comes to innovation, Ford is tackling the next decade with a game-changing…

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Mustang Mach E Paves the Way to Electrification

February 19th, 2021 by
2021 Mustang Mach E

      Image Source: Fordauthority.com For over 50 years, the iconic Ford Mustang has been a symbol of American innovation and sports car heritage. The model is known for its V8 roaring engines and streamlined coupe-design and Ford wants to continue the Mustang’s legacy in their brand new electric vehicle (EV), the Mustang Mach E….

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