Ford Recalling 1.8 Million Diesels For Computer Glitch

Ford is having to recall approximately 1.8 million 7.3-liter PowerStroke diesel-powered trucks due to a computer software problem that has caused engine failures for customers, which we think is how I, Robot originally was supposed to start. According to Ford, the camshaft position sensor could break down and disrupt… » 12/06/07 2:45pm 12/06/07 2:45pm

Four-Year-Old Leaps From Repo'd Excursion

A Repo Man's life is always intense, but a line of some sort gets crossed when he reeps a car with the owner's kid still inside. Four-year-old Fashawn Parker, of Naperville, IL, was in the Excursion when the crew from Helping Hand Acceptance rolled up with a tow truck. The kid figured he'd better get out, so he jumped… » 9/11/07 10:30am 9/11/07 10:30am

Broken! Ford Recalls Additional 1.2 Million Vehicles Due To Fire Risk


The hits just keep on coming today for FoMoCo. First it was the hiring of the M&A guy we talked about this morning in the Morning Shift for the Jaguar fire-sale job, then FoMoCo had to restate its earnings to the tune of an additional $120 million or so. Now FoMoCo's got one more entr e on its problematic plate, and… » 8/03/06 2:31pm 8/03/06 2:31pm

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes Use Decoy Ford Excursions To Leave Hospital

As f'ed up as we all might think Tom Cruise is, you almost have to sympathize with the guy for having to go to such lengths to seemingly escape the public eye he's been clamoring for since Taps. That said, check out this crazy shit that Tom Cruise just did. He and Katie, with baby Suri in tow, hopped into a black Ford… » 4/21/06 4:26pm 4/21/06 4:26pm