US Government Concludes 360,000 Ford F-150s Don't Need A Recall

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration had been running an investigation on 2011 to 2013 Ford F-150 pickups over acceleration issues with the 3.5 EcoBoost engine since May, but they've decided it can be sorted through standard service updates it doesn't need to be recalled. » 4/11/14 4:05pm 4/11/14 4:05pm

The US Is Getting The 2015 Ford Focus With A 1.0-Liter Ecoboost

Every third Focus was sold with the 1.0 Ecoboost three-cylinder in Europe last year, and Ford has finally decided to offer it in the 'States too as an option with the 2015 Ford Focus. There's also a new six-speed automatic. » 2/24/14 10:00am 2/24/14 10:00am

The Smoking Tire Project Fiesta ST Gets COBB Stage 1

After we filmed the somewhat controversial Ford Fiesta ST vs. BMW E46 M3 video a month or so back, we as a group were so smitten with the Fiesta ST's ludicrous value for money proposition that our cameraman and resident mad scientist Thaddeus Brown went straight to the dealership and traded in his 2006 Mini Cooper S… » 1/31/14 12:57pm 1/31/14 12:57pm

The 2015 Ford Mustang Is The Most Advanced Muscle Car Ever Built

When you think "muscle car" many picture a prehistoric V8 belching exhaust and cheesy rock music. The 2015 Ford Mustang is not that car. They've chopped the number of cylinders in half and added a host of new tech so they can promise more power, performance, and, yes, even efficiency. It doesn't just look like the… » 12/05/13 6:34am 12/05/13 6:34am

Is America Ready For A Three-Cylinder Engine?

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:00 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 6/06/13 9:17am 6/06/13 9:17am

Elon Musk Challenges Self To Build Affordable Car As Tesla Hits $100

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:00 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 5/28/13 9:00am 5/28/13 9:00am

The DC Design Avanti Could Become India's First Supercar

Designer and businessman Dilip Chhabria says he's planning to build a factory as soon as next year in order to put the into production this Avanti supercar, which is powered by a forced-induction four-cylinder engine (possibly an EcoBoost) and will have a price of somewhere around $50,000. Could this be India's first… » 5/02/13 1:28pm 5/02/13 1:28pm

Ford Built An Engine So Small They Were Able To Send It Through…

Going through TSA checkpoints when flying is always a chore. You have to chug your booze, take off your shoes, belt, aluminum underpants, empty your pockets, and take your laptop and engine blocks out of your carry-on bags. » 11/16/12 12:00pm 11/16/12 12:00pm

This Is The Ford F-150 FX4 NASCAR Pace Truck

Fresh on the heels of its F-150 XLT and Lariat models' release, Ford announced today that it will debut its 2013 FX4 trim level at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Race at the Michigan International Speedway Sunday. It will be the race's official pace truck. » 6/13/12 2:00pm 6/13/12 2:00pm

2013 Ford Escape: First Drive

The Ford Escape has always been the capable compact SUV you never really wanted, but was your go-to response to the question: "I don't off-road. I want an SUV. What should I buy?" The new 2013 Ford Escape is no longer an SUV, but it won't change the answer to that question. » 4/18/12 12:00pm 4/18/12 12:00pm

Ford EcoSport A Fiesta-Based CUV For Slumdog Thousandaires

Ford's unveiled the next-generation EcoSport mini-crossover at the New Delhi Auto Show. The Fiesta-based soft-roader is intended mostly for emerging-market countries like Brazil and India, where the need for basic transportation is rapidly being overtaken by a desire to show some style. » 1/04/12 11:00am 1/04/12 11:00am