Why Ford Is Smart To Drop Microsoft For Blackberry In Its Cars

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:30 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? » 2/25/14 9:30am 2/25/14 9:30am

Guess Which Detroit Automaker Sucks At Hiring Women Execs

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? » 9/23/13 9:12am 9/23/13 9:12am

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

How Ford Just Got Screwed By Apple

Yesterday's Apple World Wide Developer's Conference isn't a place where you'd expect a lot of car news (other than fake Stig), but the megacorporation revealed how they'll make the iPhone an even more ubiquitous part of your life with announcement of Siri integration with numerous car manufacturers and turn-by-turn… » 6/12/12 10:30am 6/12/12 10:30am

The 2013 Ford F-150 Is The 2012 F-150 With More Sync

Ford introduced the 2013 Ford F-150 today, and aside from a slight change to the grille, it looks a lot like last year's model. But take heart, Blue Oval engineers — truck buyers are statistically more likely to buy your truck than anyone else's, so in Ford's case, status quo seems to be sexier than planned… » 6/04/12 12:30pm 6/04/12 12:30pm

Watch Ken Block take out another dude on a ladder

Ken Block's dropped his latest crazy-cool clip and he's driving around LA in the Hybrid Function Hoon Vehicle (H.F.H.V.). The multipurpose racecar that's been dubbed the "manic beast" can compete in stage rally, rallycross and gymkhana events — and it's street-legal. So why not take it to the streets for the day, eh? » 12/06/11 5:45pm 12/06/11 5:45pm

Send Google Maps Directions To Your Ford For Free

The ongoing battle between GM's OnStar and Ford's SYNC reaches a new level with Ford planning to announce later today they'll offer Google Maps direction service for free to customers with SYNC system. The free "Send to SYNC" service for its SYNC infotainment system, allowing users to send directions from Google Maps… » 6/08/10 12:01am 6/08/10 12:01am

There's An App For That: The First 20 Apps Your Car Will Download

Within the next couple years your car will come equipped with an "application store" where you'll download apps to tweet your car's performance, check your emissions and order a hamburger. Below, the first 20 apps you'll download to your car. » 12/22/09 2:15pm 12/22/09 2:15pm