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2019 Ford Mustang: More Than a One Trick Pony

Ford just keeps on improving the Mustang. It gets better and better every year. For 2019, the car company updated the exterior, gave the muscle car plenty of power and improved the car’s handling and overall comfort. The vehicle comes in a coupe or a convertible, and buyers can get it in different trim levels. Ford is offering the car with an independent rear suspension, which is the first t

Automotive Resolutions for the New Year

As we usher in the New Year, the automotive industry in North America is also evolving and changing. One of the most well-known vehicles on the road – the car – will no longer be in production by either Ford Motor Co. or General Motors. The plan of both of these companies is to virtually cease production of sedans and coupes all together and focus instead on the significantly more prof

Ford and Its Carbon Monoxide Problem

Ford Motor Co. is facing pressure from the Center for Auto Safety due to reported carbon monoxide leaks. In fact, the agency is demanding that the company recall 1.3 million Explorers. In a letter addressed to Jim Hackett, the company’s CEO, the Center for Auto Safety reminded the car company that July 2, 2018, was the second anniversary of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration&

A Partnership Between Ford and Volkswagen?

Classic carmakers are finding themselves in a bit of a crossroads from technological advancements. People are also changing the way that they drive. To stay in the game, some automakers are joining forces. For instance, Ford and Volkswagen, two of the largest automakers in the world, made a recent announcement that they were considering a partnership, one that would have them making vehicles toget

Ford and Alibaba Test New Sales Model in China

As of December 2017, Ford Motor Co. and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. were expected to strike up a deal to test selling cars to Chinese consumers via Tmall. Tmall is Alibaba’s online retail platform. In addition, an auto vending machine concept is in the works.Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford Jr. and Ford CEO Jim Hackett were in Hangzhou in December to sign the letter of intent that details th

Ford Moves EV Production to Make Room for Autonomous Development

As Ford Motor Company increases its investment in autonomous vehicles, the planned production of an electric crossover is being moved from Michigan to Mexico. Moving the production of the vehicle that is expected to have a 300-mile range out of the country will allow the auto giant to create and produce self-driving vehicles in their home state.Automotive News reported that an internal memo they o

Ford Eyes Unprecedented Downturn

According to Wall Street, Ford is in deep trouble. Shares for the automotive manufacturer fell last week to a point lower than when the new CEO took office in May 2017. The earnings outlook for the year are lower than what was expected in 2017. The company has been given a notice that its credit rating will drop to just above junk status if clear progress is not demonstrated soon. Junk status woul

The 2019 Mustang Bullitt

Every once in a while, Ford likes to bring out the Mustang Bullitt. This special-edition Mustang is coming out again to honor the popular Steve McQueen movie “Bullitt,” which is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The Bullitt was first made available in 2001, and then returned for the 2008 to 2009 model year. Designed after the 1968 Ford Mustang driven by Frank Bullitt, Steve McQueen&rs

The 2019 Ford Ranger

Ford decided to bring the Ranger back to the mid-size pickup truck market for 2019. Using a model currently for sale overseas, Ford is hoping to attract buyers who want something practical but not too big to park. The 2019 Ford Ranger features a unique ladder frame, an updated appearance and an entirely new interior. Truck buyers can choose between an extended cab or a crew cab. In addition to an

Top Automotive News Stories for January 2018

Top automotive news stories in one place make it easier for the auto enthusiast and those who like to stay on top of world happenings to get their information at one stop. A couple of the top stories are listed below. Despite Emissions Test Scandal, VW Has Set a New Sales Record Despite cheating on emissions tests for millions of cars across the globe, Volkswagen hit a record number of sales in 2