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Ken Block To Race This Electric Ford Fiesta With 613 HP

This is the all-electric Ford Fiesta that Ken Block will race in the first round of the new Projekt E series, an all-electric rallycross championship and support category for the FIA World Rallycross Championship. The season will kick off on August 23-23 in Holjes, Sweden and this will be the first time that the Gymkhana […]

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QOTD: Is There a Ford in Your Past?

<img data-attachment-id="1697868" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/11/qotd-the-right-stuff-at-the-right-time/10659922543_9d30fff8ee_b/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/10659922543_9d30fff8ee_b.jpg" data-orig-size="1023,796" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"HP Scanjet G3110","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1986 Ford Crown Victoria" data-image-description=" ford ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/10659922543_9d30fff8ee_b-450×350.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/10659922543_9d30fff8ee_b-610×475.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1697868 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/10659922543_9d30fff8ee_b-610×475.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”475″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/10659922543_9d30fff8ee_b-610×475.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/10659922543_9d30fff8ee_b-75×58.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/10659922543_9d30fff8ee_b-450×350.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/10659922543_9d30fff8ee_b-768×598.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/10659922543_9d30fff8ee_b-120×93.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/10659922543_9d30fff8ee_b.jpg 1023w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Achingly simple question today, folks. With the demise of the Ford Fusion last week, […]

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Monument Valley and Sedona in a 2019 Ford Expedition

According to pre-COVID-19 data from the American Automobile Association, 53 million Americans were expected to pack themselves and their stuff into 12 million automobiles and hit the road for an average 300-mile road trip in 2020. Most point to the relatively low cost, schedule flexibility, and reduced packing constraints as reasons to use their car […]

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2021 Ford F-150 Raptor Sports An Evolutionary Design, But Adopts An All-New Suspension

Ford unveiled the 2021 F-150 in June, and now we’re getting a glimpse of the upcoming F-150 Raptor. Caught wearing heavy camouflage, the redesigned truck features an evolutionary front fascia with a prominent grille that is flanked by new headlights. Further below, we can see a familiar skid plate, recovery hooks and an air intake with […]

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No U-Turns in Ford’s Future, Farley Says

After being named as Ford’s next CEO, the automaker’s current chief operating officer, Jim Farley, says the company is on the proper course, with no need to reverse the tech-driven direction taken under the outgoing Jim Hackett. Speaking to Reuters, Farley said the hunt for new revenue streams in a rapidly evolving technological landscape will […]

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BREAKING: Ford CEO Jim Hackett to Retire; Farley Tapped As New Boss

A bombshell just landed from Ford, as the automaker announced the impending retirement of CEO Jim Hackett and his replacement by Chief Operating Officer Jim Farley, effective October 1st. Ford said Tuesday that Hackett, 65, whose tenure has been the subject of much speculation and criticism as the company navigates wildly turbulent waters, “elected” to […]

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This 2017 Hennessey F-150 VelociRaptor 500 Certainly Makes A Statement

Any 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is bound to draw attention and this particular example, thoroughly modified by Hennessey Performance, is even more impressive than most. This F-150 has been adorned with Hennessey’s VelociRaptor 500 package that involves the twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 being modified with a high-flow induction system, stainless steel catback exhaust, and an engine […]

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Ford’s Earnings Report Not Nearly As Dismal As Feared

Ford Motor Company made many investors happy on Thursday, reporting a less-than-feared loss in the second-quarter of 2020. Despite the company’s chief financial officer predicting a Q2 loss of $5 billion or more three months ago, the automaker’s actual earnings before interest and taxes was only in the red $1.9 billion — a minor miracle […]

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Ford’s Fluffy: Stirrer of Irrational Fears

You’re probably disinterested to learn that Ford found a cheap way to measure and record the interior dimensions of assembly plants in preparation for retooling operations. However, the manner in which the company plans to scan its Van Dyke transmission facility is an altogether different matter. The maker of wholesome products like the F-150 and […]

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Ford Dealers Waiting On Parts for Leaky 1.5-liter

<img data-attachment-id="1573944" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2017/06/huzzah-fords-summer-suv-shutdown-shortened-one-week/2017-ford-escape-2/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/2.00_00_44_18.jpg" data-orig-size="1920,1080" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"Production of the new 2017 Ford Escape is under way at Louisville Assembly Plant in Kentucky, with emphasis on maintaining the quality that made the vehicle an award-winner last year.","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"2017 Ford Escape","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2017 Ford Escape Assembly Factory Production" data-image-description=" Image: Ford Motor Company ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/2.00_00_44_18-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/2.00_00_44_18-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1573944″ […]

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Ford Mustang ‘Eleanor’ From Gone In 60 Seconds Is A $500,000 Affair

<!––> <!––> The whole scene of ‘Eleanor’ Ford Mustang Shelby GT500s replicas is extremely overplayed. However, the Eleanor you’re looking at is not a replica but one of the real cars from the 2000 blockbuster Gone in 60 Seconds. Just 11 identical Eleanor Mustangs were built for the production of the film by Cinema Vehicle […]

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For Ford Bronco Reservation Holders, the Waiting May Be the Hardest Part

The ongoing Tom Petty kick occurring inside the walls of Casa Steph continues bearing literary fruit. Yes, after enduring years of pins and needles after rumors of a Bronco rebirth first arose, Ford fans who recently plunked down a reservation charge could still be quite a ways away from their actual vehicle. A notice posted […]

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Ford Issues Three New Safety Recalls For Escape, Transit, F-650, F-750, Lincoln MKX And Nautilus

Certain Ford and Lincoln vehicles have been included in three new recall campaigns conducted across North America. Select 2021 F-650 and F-750 trucks powered by the 7.3-liter V8 engine, built at Ohio from March 18 to June 8, 2020, are included in the first recall as they may be missing components such as the underbody […]

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2021 Ford F-150 Spills More Secrets

“Do everything better, and don’t be afraid of gimmicks” seems to be the mantra the 2021 Ford F-150‘s development team toiled under. Given the company’s track record with the model, it’s likely a strategy that will pay off. Optional hybrid power (pricing of which came to light yesterday) and lie-flat front seats are things the […]

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