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Texas Auto Writers Vote Ford F-150 Truck of Texas; Volvo and Alfa Romeo Take Top Honors in 2017
Truck of Texas 2018 Ford F-150

With the help of two curious emus, Texas-based auto scribes took to the dusty trails of Longhorn River Ranch to evaluate the industry's newest trucks and crossovers. After two days and 321 collective hours of drive time, three vehicles emerged with top honors at the 2017 Texas Auto Writers Association Texas Truck Rodeo: SUV of Texas, the Volvo XC60; CUV…

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Ford Recalls 1.3 Million Pickup Trucks

Ford Motor Company has announced a voluntary recall impacting 1.3 million pickup trucks in North America. The recall is associated with faulty door latches that could cause water to infiltrate the door, eventually leading to the failure of the latch.  According to Ford, the recall is impacting some 2015-2017 F-150 and F-Series Super Duty in the U.S., Mexico and Canada.…

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Ford Forms 'Team Edison' To Accelerate Electrification

Ford Motor Company is looking at the current state of the automotive industry and thinking it is time to expedite electrification plans. The company has confirmed the formation of a new team internally dedicated to accelerating the company's electrification plans, dubbed 'Team Edison.' In an interview with Reuters Sherif Marakby, vice president of autonomous vehicles and electrification, says Team Edison has…

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2018 Ford Mustang GT 10-Speed Fuel Economy Revealed

Few details remain when it comes to the refreshed 2018 Ford Mustang, but the car's fuel economy is a mystery now solved. Thanks to the window sticker popping up online, we now know that the Mustang GT equipped with the new 10-speed automatic.  The enthusiasts over at Mustang6G found the window sticker of a 2018 Mustang GT equipped with Ford's new 10-speed…

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Ford, Lyft Partner On Self-Driving Vehicles

Ford Motor Company has announced a new partnership with ride-hailing service Lyft. The partnership will allow Ford to supply Lyft with self-driving vehicles and is putting their engineering teams together for seamless integration of autonomous vehicles. In a recent post published on Medium, Ford vice president of autonomous vehicles and electrification, Sherif Marakby announced the partnership. Although the post was…

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Ford Super Duty Limited Ups Luxury Truck Ante

American's love their luxury trucks, a fact Ford knows very well. As such, the company is upping its luxury truck game even more with the announcement of a new F-Series Super Duty Limited model. The mega-luxury truck will arrive with touches previously not found in the pickup segment and carry a base price similar to that of a large luxury…

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Ford Idling Five North American Assembly Plants

Ford Motor Company has announced plans to idle five of its North American assembly plants over the next 10 weeks. The downtime is expected to help the company reduce inventory levels in the U.S. of slow-selling models, meaning most of the impacted vehicles are cars.  According to Reuters, Ford will idle two plants in Mexico and three in the U.S. The…

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Report: Lincoln Planning All-Electrified Lineup

A new report suggests Ford's luxury brand Lincoln is planning to offer an electrified version of every product in the brand's portfolio. The plan allegedly calls for a hybrid or all-electric variant of every vehicle by 2022, a plan that would mirror that of most global luxury nameplates. The report out of Reuters cites unnamed sources familiar with Ford's product…

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