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Review: 2018 Ford Expedition Platinum Max

To each his or her own, they say. While I totally get the CUV craze, I’m going to stick to my station wagons, as long as I can… Yup, it’s come to this. A few things have happened recently, one of which both surprised and spooked me. In a nutshell, my far better and prettier half used to dabble in car reviews, is a car-nut herself and hopes to one day return to the business. ...

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First road test 2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke

2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke

Denver, COLORADO. With Ford recently announcing that all but two cars will remain in their product portfolio within the next two years, there’s even less reason to wonder why they invest so heavily in their trucks. Until I get to drive and review the new GM and RAM trucks, and even after I’ll have spent some time with them, I can safely say that the F-150 is an unfathomably good truck. What Ford’s done over ...

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Ford to cut all cars save for two

Ford Logo

This is big news. Ford CEO Jim Hackett said that they will not bring or give the Taurus, Fiesta, Fusion, C-Max and Focus sedans a next generation in North America. While we agree with all but the Fiesta, know that the Mustang will remain. A new addition will be the Chinese-built Focus Active crossover. This is all part of Ford’s “fitness” initiative presented by Hackett last October. The goal is massive cost cutting but this news is ...

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REVIEW: 2018 Ford F-150 Platinum

2018 Ford F-150 Platinum

For years, truck makers have been improving upon the daily usability of their products. Companies like Ford and General Motors picked up on the fact that a large portion of their customers were relying on their trucks for more than just work. They also realized that many were looking to spend far more money for more equipment and convenience. Today, truck people can deck out their mules with as much kit as can be found ...

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2019 Ford Ranger: the new kid unveiled in Detroit

Ford Ranger

After several very quiet years of evolution and new-model development, the mid-size truck segment is once again growing. In recent years, the market has seen a new Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon, as well as a new-generation Toyota Tacoma. Yesterday at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Ford joined the party with the all-new 2019 Ford Ranger. Advanced off-road and safety technologies for the 2019 Ford Ranger Announced a year ago and already ...

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CAR NEWS: Ford Power Stroke good news, and the bad…

2018 Ford F-150

Only a few days ago, Ford and their loyal truck customers were partying hard. After what seemed like decades of waiting, Ford announced that their all-time best-selling full-size F-150 was finally going to get its own Power Stroke diesel engine. The party did not last long. About 36 hours ago, it was announced that Ford was being sued by truck owners in the wake of allegations that the Blue Oval has fitted diesel emission cheat ...

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CAR NEWS: The F-150 Power Stroke has finally arrived!

Where to begin? How long have Ford pickup truck enthusiasts been waiting for this piece of news? Years? More like decades! The best-selling full-size truck in North America will finally get a Power Stroke diesel engine to call all its own! Let’s start by stating the obvious facts: The RAM 1500 has been available with an EcoDiesel engine for a number of years now, and the newest generation Nissan Titan XD’s sports an actual Cummins ...

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QUICK CAR REVIEW: 2017 Ford Raptor

2017 Ford Raptor

Indeed, nothing can stop the Ford Raptor. Nothing, except doing pickup things. It’s true! I love pickups because I can throw random things in the bed such as tree branches, wood planks and all kinds of other stuff. Although the SuperCrew cab configuration allows for limo-like interior room, the 5”5’ bed is agonizing due to its lack of bulge. No, the Raptor is not the only one to suffer from small-box syndrome but most other ...

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CAR NEWS: Ford Issues Safety Recall in Canada for Certain 2011-2012 Ford F-150 3.5L GTDI

Ford F-150

For those who own a Ford F-150 3.5L GTDI built in 2011-2012, it has been noted that as a result of internal corrosion, Ford must replace electric vacuum pumps in certain vehicles. While 11 accidents have been reported, there have been no injuries related to the issue. Press Release Ford Issues Safety Recall in Canada for Certain 2011-2012 Ford F-150 Ford Motor Company is issuing a safety recall in Canada for approximately 43,600 2011-12 Ford ...

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The Ford EcoSport at the Montréal Auto Show

Ford EcoSport

The race to introduce a new player in the subcompact CUV segment is in full swing. At this year’s Montreal Auto Show, make sure to swing by Ford’s booth to be among the first Canadians to see the new EcoSport. Ford’s entry has all the elements to make it a winner, much like it’s bigger sibling, the bestselling Escape. Despite compact outer dimensions, the EcoSport will loaded with the latest in connectivity and safety technologies, ...

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