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Electric Crossovers to Replace Lincoln Continental Production

Ford Motor Company is planning to produce two new midsize battery-electric crossovers at an assembly plant near Detroit. The plans correlate with previous announcements about the automakers electrification plans and may signal the lack of future for the Lincoln Continental.  Citing three different sources, Automotive News reports Ford will produce the two new crossovers at the company's Flat Rock Assembly plant. The…

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2020 Lincoln Aviator Hybrid Generates Gobs of Torque

The 2020 Lincoln Aviator has been the subject of much praise since its original reveal. The all-new, rear-wheel-drive Lincoln SUV is impressive with its standard 400 horsepower twin-turbocharged V-6, but it turns out the plug-in hybrid variant is even more impressive in terms of performance.  When Lincoln revealed the Aviator Grand Touring hybrid the brand promised it would offer 450…

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Ford's New 7.3-Liter V-8 Detailed

While the 2020 Ford F-Series Super Duty isn't all-new, it is packing some noteworthy updates. Unquestionably one of the most important updates is the addition of a new 7.3-liter gas V-8 engine, which finally has some stats.  Today Ford revealed the big new V-8 will offer 430 horsepower and 475 pound-feet of torque. In the Super Duty this engine will…

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Electric Ford F-150 Prototype Tows One-Million Pounds

Ford and other pickup truck manufacturers are not new to towing stunts. Said stunts are usually a means of proving the respective truck's best-in-class towing figures, but not this time. In a new video from Ford, the company's own electric F-150 prototype tows over one-million pounds of freight train.  Borrowing the narrative from Chevrolet's "Real People" commercials, Ford invited a…

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Ford Reducing Jobs, Output at Crossover Plant

Ford Motor Company is reducing its workforce at an assembly plant that builds nothing but crossover utility vehicles. The Unifor union confirms Ford plans to cut 185 jobs from its Oakville, Ontario assembly plant.  The cuts, announced on the union's website, are slated to come in September 2019 as Ford cuts a third shift from the plant's paint shop and…

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Report: Ford Planning Subaru Outback Fighter

Ford Motor Company made headlines when it announced it was killing off nearly all of its passenger car models from the North American market. At the time, the company offered little in the way of details regarding what the product strategy would be going forward. Now, reports suggest one strategy may involve replacing the Fusion sedan with a Subaru Outback…

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Updated: Ford Teases Mysterious Small Pickup

Ford Motor Company has released a teaser video of some kind of small pickup truck. It's a bit of a head-scratcher, but speculation seems to point to this stunt being a new emoji instead of a real vehicle.  The video (below) shows several sketches of the pickup, talking about how it is a challenge to develop a new vehicle. Ford…

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2020 Lincoln Navigator Offers Chrome-Less Option

There's no question the current Lincoln Navigator is a popular vehicle. Strong have proven the Navigator's success, and Lincoln is hoping to keep the Navigator train moving with more standard equipment and the option to de-chrome the 2020 model.  For as attractive as the Navigator is, there's no denying it is laden with shiny chrome. The amount of brightwork on…

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Report: Volkswagen to Share Electric Vehicle Platform With Ford

Volkswagen and Ford Motor Company are reportedly near a deal that will allow for additional collaboration between the two automakers. The additional collaboration is expected to be around autonomous technology and electric vehicles.  Sources familiar with the negotiations between the two automakers tell Reuters the two automakers have reached a tentative agreement that will allow for Ford to leverage Volkswagen's MEB electric…

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2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Pricing Revealed

The beastly 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 now has a price tag. While Ford Motor Company is calling the car a great value, it's a value that can climb all the way into six-figure territory for its 760 horsepower.  According to Mustang6G the revived GT500 will carry a base price of $73,995, which is including destination charges and a required gas guzzler…

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