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 1 Comment on Auto Trends: U.S. Sales Fall 18% in April
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Auto Trends: U.S. Sales Fall 18% in April

One of the significant auto trends of our time involves the continual slump in auto sales. Unlike times past when…

Ford Mustang
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Starting A Mustang Diecast Collection: Tips For Beginners

The Ford Mustang is one of the most popular rides, from classic muscle cars to sporty ones. Many Mustang owners…

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Ford F-150 Lightning: EV Tipping Point?

The F-150 Lightning launches what may prove a pivotal moment in consumer acceptance of EVs. Embracing full electrification is a…

Lincoln Star
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A Lincoln Star is Born

Ford’s Lincoln brand composes a lineup of utility vehicles only, a far cry from the massive sedans that once dominated…

Ford Maverick
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Compact Goodness: Ford Maverick Pickup Truck

The Ford Maverick reopens an old segment. Who would have ever thought we’d see a new compact pickup truck sold…

Ford Bronco
 2 Comments on The Rugged Ford Bronco Off-Roader!
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The Rugged Ford Bronco Off-Roader!

The Ford Bronco takes on the Jeep Wrangler. It has been decades since we last saw a Bronco SUV, particularly…

Ford Maverick
 4 Comments on The Ford Maverick is Your Urban Hauler
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The Ford Maverick is Your Urban Hauler

Our “right now” weekly driver is a Ford Maverick, the newest and smallest pickup truck model in Ford’s fleet. Introduced…

Ford Ranger Raptor
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Coming to America: Ford Ranger Raptor!

Rumors that the Ford Ranger Raptor would arrive stateside have percolated for months. Yesterday, the news boiled over when CEO…

Ford Bronco Raptor
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Behold! Ford Bronco Raptor Uncovered!

The long-awaited Ford Bronco Raptor was officially unveiled today, the range-topping model for this off-road SUV. The Raptor features an…

Ford Maverick
 5 Comments on Highlights of the Ford Maverick
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Highlights of the Ford Maverick

The Maverick joins the Ranger and F-Series to fill out Ford’s truck line. The Ford Maverick is a compact pickup…

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 0 Comment on After a Prolonged Absence, the Detroit Auto Show (NAIAS) Returns September 2022
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After a Prolonged Absence, the Detroit Auto Show (NAIAS) Returns September 2022

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), also known as the Detroit Auto Show, is slated to return in September…

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Snapshot: 2021 U.S. Auto Sales

The figures are in for 2021 U.S. auto sales and the numbers are revealing. We learned that Toyota overtook GM…

Ford F-150 Lightning
 3 Comments on Doubled Capacity: Ford F-150 Lightning
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Doubled Capacity: Ford F-150 Lightning

One of the most hotly anticipated new pickup truck models is not the in-production GMC Hummer EV nor is it…

2023 Ford Ranger
 0 Comment on Ford Europe Gets a V6 Ranger Diesel, But You Can’t Have One
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Ford Europe Gets a V6 Ranger Diesel, But You Can’t Have One

A new midsize Ford Ranger drops cover. We now know what the next-generation Ford Ranger will look like and this…

Ford Maverick
 4 Comments on One Step Closer: Ford Maverick Pickup Truck
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One Step Closer: Ford Maverick Pickup Truck

It has been a long year of anticipation for fans of Ford’s newest pickup truck. No, we are not talking…

Ford Focus RS
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Has Ford Abandoned the Little Guy?

Once again, Ford is dropping a model. This time it is the EcoSport, which is its smallest and most cost-effective…

Ford EcoSport
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Ford Says Good-Bye to the EcoSport

The Ford Motor Company is discontinuing the EcoSport, its smallest crossover utility vehicle. Built in India and introduced to the…

Ford F-150 Hybrid
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Unfinished Ford Vehicles: Heading to Dealerships?

Ford considers a way to move unfinished models closer to customers. The auto industry is in a world of hurt…

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 3 Comments on Stellantis Unveils Roadmap to Electrification
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Stellantis Unveils Roadmap to Electrification

Ram, Dodge, Fiat, and other Stellatis brands will field all-electric models starting in 2024. Nearly every major manufacturer has revealed…

 0 Comment on Going Electric: Manufacturer Investment in EV Technology
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Going Electric: Manufacturer Investment in EV Technology

The race is on! Automotive manufacturers the world over are transitioning to electric vehicles. Or at least that is the…

Ford Mustang Convertible
 3 Comments on Top-Down Fun With a Ford Mustang Convertible
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Top-Down Fun With a Ford Mustang Convertible

America’s original pony car continues to turn heads and stir hearts. We drove the delicious Mustang Convertible. The Ford Mustang…

2022 Ford Maverick
 4 Comments on The Ford Maverick Returns as a Compact Hybrid Pickup Truck
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The Ford Maverick Returns as a Compact Hybrid Pickup Truck

Ford goes crossover with its all-new small Maverick truck. Ford’s worst-kept rumor is now a reality. Or at least the…

 4 Comments on The Ford F-150 Hybrid Electrifies!
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The Ford F-150 Hybrid Electrifies!

An F-150 Hybrid is a production reality. The Ford F-150 remains the top-selling pickup truck in the world, but the…

 16 Comments on It’s Electric: Ford Mustang Mach-E
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It’s Electric: Ford Mustang Mach-E

The Mustang line now includes the Mach-E CUV EV. Ford finally did it. The automaker figured out another way to…

 4 Comments on Tesla Cybertruck v. Ford F-150 Lightning: Illusion v. Reality
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Tesla Cybertruck v. Ford F-150 Lightning: Illusion v. Reality

Your author is not a car guy, unless a borderline unhealthy obsession for old Swedish cars that need to be…

 9 Comments on The Ford F-150 Lightning in All Its Electrified Glory
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The Ford F-150 Lightning in All Its Electrified Glory

Lightning strikes the F-150 range. Well, the Ford Motor Company has done it. After hinting about a full-electric pickup truck…

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Build-Shy and What That Means for GM

Automaker institutes a new build-shy term to describe its current production methodology. The term “build-shy” is new, but it aptly…

 9 Comments on Jeep Compass Nemesis: Ford Bronco Sport
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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…

 1 Comment on Ford Maverick Trucklet Rumors Swirl!
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Ford Maverick Trucklet Rumors Swirl!

The compact pickup truck market disappeared by the mid-1990s when small models from Toyota, Nissan, and others were replaced by…

 1 Comment on What is Bidirectional Charging?
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What is Bidirectional Charging?

Early 2021 brought several weather surprises, including what’s become known as the Texas Winter Storm. That storm, though, ultimately affected…