This Old Motown Video Was Shot On A Running Mustang Assembly Line

In case you didn't realize the "Mo" in "Motown" stood for "motor" as in "motor cars" (and not Moravian, since Detroit's Moravian population is actually surprisingly small), this 1965 video should be clear everything up. It was shot for Martha Reeves and the Vandella's song "Nowhere to Run" and yes, it's entirely shot on the… » 12/05/12 9:30am 12/05/12 9:30am

Lincoln Is Screwed And Jimmy Fallon Won't Save Them

Ford's been on an amazing streak building great cars that manage to sell to the masses. It's been a single brand turnaround that deserves all the praise we've been giving it. Ford's "premium" Lincoln brand is entirely made up of rebadged Fords that are slightly nicer and unreasonably more expensive. It's been a… » 12/03/12 3:40pm 12/03/12 3:40pm

Trade Anything, Even Carpet Scraps, For A Ford This Black Friday!

Normally, I treat Black Friday the same way I treat Tu Bishvat— I've heard of it, know generally what it's about, but leave the actual observance to the harder core Jews or consumers. This year, however, I saw something that makes me much, much more interested in the "holiday": this ad, from a Ford dealer in Laramie,… » 11/20/12 4:30pm 11/20/12 4:30pm

Is This 1931 Ford Cabriolet The Original Monster Truck?

More than three decades before Bob Chandler spawned the monster truck craze with his legendary Bigfoot monster truck, the Glendive, Mont. Post Office commissioned this monster car to be built get the mail through deep snow. » 11/16/12 4:00pm 11/16/12 4:00pm

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

How the California Highway Patrol Swapped Crown Vics for Volvos —…

We're all trying to come to terms with the fact Ford Crown Victorias won't be sneaking up behind us on the highway. And by coming to terms, I mean slowing down just about anytime you see something in the shape of a Crown Vic. Some day, they're all going to be gone and we're going to be left guessing if our state's… » 11/11/12 1:00pm 11/11/12 1:00pm