About the Ford Mustang Mach-E Stop Sell Order

Ford Mustang Mach-E

A pending recall for the Ford Mustang Mach-E. This week, the Ford Motor Company ordered dealers to stop selling the Ford Mustang Mach-E electric vehicle. The order follows the recognition that a safety defect might make cars immobile. Currently, 49,000 vehicles are covered and will likely face a recall. Mach-E … Read more

2022 Ford Bronco EcoBoost Performance & Off-Roading

Ford Bronco

The Ford Bronco made its debut in 1966 and was discontinued 30 years later in 1996. It then went on a 25-year hiatus before the sixth-generation Bronco arrived in 2021. The latest Ford Bronco delivers a lovable old-school look with modern finishes. The 2022 Bronco also delivers great power and … Read more

Ford Bronco Raptor by the Numbers

Ford Bronco Raptor

Ford fans love their Raptors, with high-performance F-150 and Ranger models to play. A third model, the 2022 Bronco Raptor arrives this summer, pushing the off-road antics ever higher. Of the three, we expect that the Bronco Raptor will be the top pick for trail crunching. 2022 Ford Bronco Raptor … Read more

The Rugged Ford Bronco Off-Roader!

Ford Bronco

The Ford Bronco takes on the Jeep Wrangler. It has been decades since we last saw a Bronco SUV, particularly a small one. But for 2022, the Ford Bronco is back, an all-new model that was initially launched in 1966. This four-wheel-drive SUV possesses the off-road chops one would expect … Read more

Behold! Ford Bronco Raptor Uncovered!

Ford Bronco Raptor

The long-awaited Ford Bronco Raptor was officially unveiled today, the range-topping model for this off-road SUV. The Raptor features an additional 4.8 inches of ground clearance, an 8.6-inch wider track, and an upgraded four-wheel-drive system. Powered by a 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission, the Bronco … Read more

Ford, Honda Are 2022 NACTOY Award Winners

For the second consecutive year, the Ford Motor Company won two of the three North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) awards. Ford won the utility vehicle class with its all-new Bronco and garnered the truck award with the Ford Maverick. Meanwhile, the Honda Civic is the North … Read more

The Ford Maverick Returns as a Compact Hybrid Pickup Truck

2022 Ford Maverick

Ford goes crossover with its all-new small Maverick truck. Ford’s worst-kept rumor is now a reality. Or at least the automaker has confirmed what we knew was coming. Today, the automaker introduced the all-new 2022 Ford Maverick compact pickup truck, the smallest model of its kind in America. Notably, the … Read more

Jeep Compass Nemesis: Ford Bronco Sport

Ford fires the opening salvo in its Jeep utility war with the Bronco Sport crossover. There is a war going on. In the utility vehicle sphere, that is. Jeep has long dominated the segment, picking up market share even as the segment expands. That’s left a world of competitors scrambling … Read more

Barrett-Jackson Raises $5.8 Million for Charities

Scottsdale, Arizona auction extravaganza sets more than 95 world records. The annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale, Arizona, auction is the largest of its kind in the world, one of four or more conducted annually by this prestigious automotive auction house. This year, the Scottsdale event saw 95 world records fall with top … Read more

Jeep Trolls Ford With V8 Wrangler Concept

An enhanced Wrangler may be on the way. The big news this week was the Ford Bronco family reveal, representing perhaps one of the most significant online debuts of our time. Ford’s live showing was broadcast on several television stations, YouTube, and social media platforms, thereby creating a groundswell of … Read more

Notes From Uwharrie:
2019 Jeep Wrangler

The Jeep Wrangler has a reputation for off-road prowess, but you’d never know how well this utility vehicle performs unless you personally put it to the test. Admittedly, my previous two times with the Wrangler barely touched on its capabilities, although navigating through several ruts offered a tantalizing taste of … Read more

Return of the First-Generation Ford Bronco

An Illinois manufacturer is bringing back the original Ford Bronco in small numbers. If you’re a fan of the Ford Bronco, then likely you’re anticipating the return of this small SUV in 2020. Sharing its platform with the Ford Ranger, the new Bronco will build on the success of earlier … Read more

Ford Opens Order Book for 2019 Ranger

The 2019 Ranger makes an online splash. Updated Dec. 12, 2018, reflecting newly released performance details. The wait is nearly over. For the all-new Ford Ranger, that is. After an eight-year hiatus, the 2019 Ford Ranger is set to return. Indeed, this week Ford opened the online order book, which … Read more

Ford Ranger Fun Facts

An all-new Ford Ranger debuts at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Following an eight-year hiatus, the Ford Ranger pickup truck makes its return. The new model was unveiled over the weekend at the Detroit auto show, coming in larger than before. It will join a segment … Read more

Ford Ranger and Bronco Now Expected to Return

Ford Ranger fans may get the vehicle they want after all. As a bonus, a Bronco SUV may be included. Ford truck fans have been growing restless over the past year, particularly as GM reintroduced both the GMC Canyon and the Chevrolet Colorado, a pair of midsize pickup trucks. Both … Read more

8 Concept Cars That Should Have Been Built

Concept cars reflect the dreams and aspirations of designers with not a little influence from engineering teams. Some manufacturers, such as Honda, routinely make their concepts a reality, while others tease us with amazingly beautiful visages then scrap their ideas completely. Auto Trends — with not a little help from … Read more