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Ford F-150 traces its pickup truck roots all the way to 1917

The Ford F-150 is arguably one of the most iconic vehicles ever. Although the F-150 name arrived in 1975, the pickup traces its root to 1917 when Ford produced its very first pickup truck. From that day forward, the Ford pickup transformed how Americans looked at the automobile. We go back in time to 1917 with a new video from Donut Media, when Ford...

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Ford acknowledges Focus RS coolant consumption issue

After many horror stories from owners, Ford admitted early production units of the Focus RS model's 2.3-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine suffer from a coolant consumption problem. The issue produces misfires and white smoke before the engine reaches its optimal operating temperature. Autocar reported on Monday that Ford is "working on a repair for all...

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New Ford Mustang Shelby GT500’s supercharged engine possibly leaked

The lid may have just been lifted on one the most tightly kept secrets in the muscle car world: the identity of the powerplant residing under the hood of the upcoming Ford Mustang Shelby GT500. The new Mustang flagship is still in development but a photo allegedly depicting part of its engine bay has surfaced on the Mustang6G forum thanks to member Super...

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2019 Ford Focus Wagon spy shots and video

Ford's working on a redesign for the Focus and one of the prototypes has just been spotted. The prototype is for the new compact's wagon body style which is unlikely to be offered in the United States. Instead, we're likely to receive sedan and hatchback body styles only, just like with the current Focus. (One change, though, is that the cars...

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New Bullitt Ford Mustang confirmed in latest leaked shots

A new Ford Mustang Bullitt was recently spotted during a film shoot for a commercial in Chicago. Photos taken at the scene have been posted to the Mustang6G forum and reveal a 2018 Mustang wearing what clearly resembles Dark Highland Green, the color of the Mustang driven by Steve McQueen in the 1968 hit movie "Bullitt." Such a color isn't currently...

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2019 Ford Focus Sedan spy shots

A prototype for a redesigned Ford Focus Sedan has been spotted again. It follows recent sightings of the new Focus' hatchback and wagon body styles. The new Focus will be launched in 2018, as a 2019 model, and this time around Ford will source the popular compact from a plant in China. The current Focus—bar the Focus RS, which comes from...

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Ford to build electric SUV in Mexico instead of Michigan

Ford in 2015 outlined plans for 13 new electrified cars to be launched by 2020, one of which will be an electric SUV with a range of 300 miles. The original plan was to build the SUV at Ford's Flat Rock plant in Michigan, where Ford is spending $700 million to transform the site into a hub for electric and self-driving car development. However, Ford...

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Ford to team up with Alibaba for online car sales in China

One of the most important markets for automakers exists in China. There is an unstoppable force of buying power that is growing, and it's doing so on a massive scale. Every automaker is looking to gain an edge when it comes to the Chinese market, and Ford may have just taken a big step towards breaking new ground. The Blue Oval brand is looking to team up...

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2019 Ford Focus spy shots

A prototype for the next-generation Ford Focus has been spotted again, and this time it's wearing its final skin. This suggests the reveal is coming up soon. The car represents the fourth generation of the Focus nameplate and is expected on sale next fall, as a 2019 model. And this time around Ford will source the popular compact from a plant in China. We...

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New Bullitt Ford Mustang may have just been spotted

A new Ford Mustang Bullitt may have just been spotted during a recent film shoot for a commercial in Chicago. Photos taken at the scene have been posted to the Mustang6G forum and reveal a 2018 Mustang wearing what clearly resembles Dark Highland Green, the color of the Mustang driven by Steve McQueen in the 1968 hit movie "Bullitt." Such a color...

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