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2 hrs ago | Automotive News

Ford abandons practice of removing items to boost heavy-duty pickup payload ratings

Ford Motor Co. said it will abandon its practice of stripping removable items from its heavy-duty pickups to boost their payload ratings and will join competitors in using base curb weights.


Related Topix: Ford F-250, Ford F-350, Truck, Ford F-150

4 hrs ago | USA Today

Ford quits boosting truck payload by deleting equipment

Ford Motor says it will quit boosting payload ratings of some pickups by stripping equipment from its pickups.


Related Topix: Ford F-250, Truck, Ford Super Duty, Ford F-250 Super Duty, Ford F-150, Autos

4 hrs ago | GreenCarReports

Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra Pickups To Get 8-Speed Automatic To Boost MPG

One of the factors making higher gas mileage possible across pretty much any vehicle on sale these days is multispeed transmissions.


Related Topix: GMC Sierra, GMC, Chevrolet Silverado, Chevrolet, Ford F-150, Truck

7 hrs ago | Popular Mechanics

2016 Ford Focus RS is Headed to the States

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Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Hatchback, Ford Focus, Sedan, Ford Mustang, Convertible, Ford Focus ST, Ford GT, Lincoln, SUV, Lincoln MKC, Autos, Motorcycles

7 hrs ago | Jalopnik

2015 Ford F-450 Meets SAE Tow Standard, Ram Refuses To Rescind Top Title

Ford has adopted the SAE J2807 towing-capacity measurement standard for their F-450 crew cab 4x4 pickup and maintained its insane 31,200 pound rating.


Related Topix: Ford F-150, Truck, Autos

7 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

5 Things Ford Motor Company's Management Wants You to Know

Ford expects profit margins in North America to be squeezed a bit as it gears up to launch the all-new 2015 F-150 pickup.


Related Topix: Ford F-150, Truck, Coupe, Ford Mustang, Hatchback, Convertible, Wagon, Sedan, Ford Escort, Ford Super Duty, Ford Focus, Ford F Series

11 hrs ago |

We Test-Drive a Bi-Fuel 2014 Ford F-150

Traditionally a low-volume fleet-vehicle option, bi-fuel light-duty pickup trucks could be ready to go mainstream.


Related Topix: Ford F-150, Truck, Hybrid, Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Chevrolet

14 hrs ago | HeraldNet

Classic cars have their own costs, risks as investments

The stock market's ups and downs could drive some people to look for a new spot to park that money.


Related Topix: Take that, Pop/Rock, Sport Movies, Comedy Movies, Caddyshack, Coupe, Ford Mustang, Hatchback, Convertible, Jaguar XK-Series, Jaguar

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Norwalk Reflector

Loaded gun found during inventory of overturned pickup

A trooper with the state Highway Patrol found a loaded handgun in an overturned truck which reportedly was driven by an intoxicated man.


Related Topix: Norwalk, OH, Ford F-250, Truck

Daily Journal

DeJoria wins Funny Car race at US Nationals

Alexis DeJoria raced past John Force to win the Funny Car division at the NHRA's U.S. Nationals on Monday.


Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Toyota, Sedan, Toyota Camry, Ford Mustang, Hatchback, Convertible, Motorcycles, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle

USA Today

'Unminivans': People versions of small commercial vans'Unminivans':...

Ford long-wheelbase version of the Ford Transit Connect Wagon seats up to seven and starts at about $25,000.


Related Topix: Ford Transit Connect, Nissan, Nissan NV200, Autos

USA Today

Automakers vie for a dent in 'unminivan' market

Minivans are getting a maxi-makeover on the way to trying to spark new interest in a stale category.


Related Topix: Ford Transit Connect, Wagon, Ford Transit, Nissan NV200, Nissan, Honda Odyssey, Honda, Autos

The 3 Best Items to Buy on Labor Day

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Ford Explorer, SUV, Mozilla, TheStreet, Email Spam, Black Friday

2015 Ford Mustang production begins at Flat Rock assembly plant

The redesigned 2015 Ford Mustang is rolling off the line at Ford Motor Company's Flat Rock Assembly Plant.


Related Topix: Coupe, Ford Mustang, Hatchback, Convertible, Ford Fusion, Hybrid, Ford Probe, Sedan, Mercury Cougar, Mercury, Mazda 3, Mazda


Is The SVT Ford Mustang GT350 Getting A 5.2-Liter V8?

Ford is rumored to be reviving the GT350 name for a sub-GT500 SVT Mustang and, it seems, the true detectives over at have used Ford's own online parts guide to discover what they believe is a reference to the 5.2-liter naturally aspirated engine codenamed "Voodoo."


Related Topix: Coupe, Ford Mustang, Hatchback, Convertible, Autos

Seeking Alpha

Ford's Second Vehicle In Command

We released a bullish article on Ford, citing the F-150 as the driving force behind a STRONG BUY and a $28.50 price target.


Related Topix: Ford F-150, Truck


Though Pricer Than Some EVs, Volkswagen e-Golf Looks To Be A Decent Value

The 2015 e-Golf, Volkswagen's first electric vehicle to be sold in the United States, is far from the most affordable electric vehicle on the market, but as is often the case, you get what you pay for.


Related Topix: Coupe, Volkswagen, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen e-Golf, Ford Focus Electric, Nissan Leaf, Nissan

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Auto Channel

Nutson's Nuggets: Last Week's Automotive News and Opinion Aug 25-31, 2014

Auto Central Louisville, KY August 31, 2014; Every Sunday, along with Steve Purdy and Thom Cannell from The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau give you our "take" on this past week's automotive news as easy to digest nuggets.


Related Topix: Mazda, Coupe, Mazda 3, Hatchback, Sedan, Detroit, MI, SUV, Volvo XC90, Volvo, Rock, MI, Flat Rock, MI, Ford GT, Opinion


Ford hybrid sales rebound following MPG controversy

Ford hybrid customers apparently have very short memories. With two EPA fuel economy reratings in the last year, sales of the C-Max , Fusion Hybrid and Lincoln MKZ haven't been too terribly dented, Ward's Auto reports.


Related Topix: Wagon, Hybrid, Ford C-Max, Ford Fusion, Sedan, Lincoln, Lincoln MKZ

AME Info

Ford Fusion wins Saudi Auto's 2014 Car of the Year Award

The all-new Ford Fusion added yet another proof point to its growing popularity in the Middle East as it clinched Saudi Auto's 2014 Car of the Year Award, a further vote of confidence from motoring experts in the region.


Related Topix: Ford Fusion, Hybrid, Sedan


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