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57 min ago | Jalopnik

The 6.2 V8 Ford F-150 Is Officially Dead For 2015, And Good Riddance

"The F-150 is dropping the 6.2 V8 for 2015. The 3.5 EcoBoost will become the premium engine, it along with the 5.0 will be carried over... but stay tuned for the new output of those engines."


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

57 min ago | Detroit Free Press

Stop-start engines save gas and cut emissions, AAA says

The 2014 Chevrolet Malibu was the first midsize sedan sold in the U.S. to offer fuel-saving stop/start technology standard on its 2.5L base model.


Related Topix: Chevrolet Malibu, Hybrid, Sedan, Chevrolet, General Motors, Ford Fusion

4 hrs ago | Detroit News

Analysts: Ford's second-quarter earnings likely to fall

The Dearborn automaker's revenues fell to $37.4 billion from $37.9 billion during the same period a year ago.


Related Topix: Ford F-150, Truck, Automakers, Ford Motor

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Auto Channel

Ford Fiesta Becomes the Best-Selling Car in the UK

July 23, 2014: - The Ford Fiesta became the UK's best-selling vehicle nameplate of all time this month when total sales topped 4,115,000.


Related Topix: Ford Fiesta, Hatchback, Sedan, Coupe, Wagon, Ford Focus, Ford Escort, Ford Fiesta ST

The Auto Channel

All-New Ford F-150 2.7-Liter EcoBoost V6 Engine Delivers V8 Capability and Performance

Tougher, lighter 2015 Ford F-150 welcomes two new engines to its four-engine lineup, providing choices to meet almost any customer need - from hauling tools to towing trailers High-output 2.7-liter EcoBoost with standard Auto Start-Stop broadens engine lineup by providing mid-range V8-like towing capability of 8,500 pounds, payload of 2,250 pounds, ... (more)


Related Topix: Ford F-150, Truck, Dearborn, MI, Ford Super Duty


V6 engines will outpace V8s for the 2015 Ford F-150

How times have changed. Even five years ago, who would have thought the mighty V8 would be just another engine choice for buyers of the 2015 Ford F-150 ? Ford is projecting about 28 percent of the next-generation trucks will have the 5.0-liter V8.


Related Topix: Ford F-150, Truck, Autos


Hacking experts build device to protect cars from cyber attacks

Two security experts who a year ago exposed methods for hacking the Toyota Prius and Ford Escape say they have developed technology that would keep automobiles safe from cyber attacks.


Related Topix: Hybrid, Ford Escape, SUV, Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan

Car and Driver

2015 Ford F-150 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6 Output, Towing Announced

In announcing output and towing figures for its new twin-turbo 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6, Ford published a video of a towing drag race in which a 2015 Ford F-150 stomped a Ram EcoDiesel and a Chevrolet Silverado with a 5.3-liter V-8.


Related Topix: Ford F-150, Truck, Chevrolet Silverado, Chevrolet, Marketing, Autos

Four Wheeler

1993 Ford Bronco Dual Battery System Install - More Juice For The Juice

When camping miles from civilization a dead battery is inevitable. Perhaps you were singing along to classic rock without running the engine and ran the stereo too long? Or you had to winch out of a river after a wet distributor stalled your rig's engine, using every bit of battery juice to reach shore.


Related Topix: SUV, Ford Bronco

Hampshire Chronicle

Fiesta is Britain's top selling car

Ford said Fiesta sales had now topped 4,115,000, taking the model past the previous record holder, the Ford Escort .


Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Hatchback, Ford Focus, Ford Escort, Sedan

Ealing Times

The Ford Fiesta has become Britain's all-time top selling car.

Ford said Fiesta sales had now topped 4,115,000, taking the model past the previous record holder, the Ford Escort .


Related Topix: Ford Fiesta, Hatchback, Sedan, Coupe, Wagon, Ford Focus, Ford Escort

Modified Mustangs & Fords

2009 Ford Mustang GT Convertible - Sigala Supremacy

Sounds like a dream, right? Well, according to Bill Patterson of Santee, California, it's only so long before you get bored and need something fun to occupy your time.


Related Topix: Ford Mustang GT, Santee, CA, Home Listing, Home


Ford Details Small Fuel-Saving Engine For Big F-150 Lineup

It's been a while since full-size trucks have used engines as small as 2.7 liters, but that's exactly what the 2015 Ford F-150 will use when you tick the Ecoboost box in the dealership.


Related Topix: Ford F-150, Truck

GM Shares Are Oversold and Earnings Will Prove It, Analysts Say

Shares have fallen 8% year to date for the automaker, which has suffered from recalls as well as revelations of a failed corporate culture adept at shirking responsibility for fatal product flaws.


Related Topix: Ford F-150, Truck, Warren Buffett, Business News

China Auto Update: 2014 First Half

Despite a slowing economy, China's auto industry sales were strong during the first six months of the year.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Auto Dealers, Coupe, Wagon, Hatchback, Ford Focus, Sedan, Business News

Tue Jul 22, 2014


Podcast #390

Episode #390 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, Steven Ewing and Sebastian Blanco from Autoblog Green talk about the 2015 Ford Mustang specs, the 2016 Smart models, a proposal to add real-world numbers to EPA economy tests and the potential downside of autonomous cars.


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

Car & Driver

2015 Ford F-250 Super Duty Diesel Driven: The Meat in the Middle of Ford's Truck Lineup

Pickup buyers generally fall into one of two categories: Weekend Warriors and Heavy Haulers.


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

Vallejo Times-Herald

Ford says new F-150 can compete with rivals

Ford Truck Group Marketing Manager Doug Scott stands next to the automaker's new aluminum-sided 2015 F-150 truck at the company's Development Center in Dearborn, Mich., Tuesday, July 22, 2014.


Related Topix: Ford F-150, Truck, Ford Ford Truck, Dearborn, MI, Chevrolet Silverado, Chevrolet

Detroit Free Press

Ford's new F-150 weighs 732 lbs. less than outgoing model

The New 2015 Ford F-150 Ecoboost sits on a scale at the Ford Proving Grounds in Dearborn.


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

Trailer/Body Builders

Reading Truck Body Expanding Aluminum CSV Line for 2015 Ford Transit

Reading Truck Body, LLC, is expanding its aluminum Classic Service Van line with a version specifically designed for the 2015 Ford Transit.


Related Topix: Wagon, Ford Transit


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