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Ford builds two-millionth EcoBoost engine

Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing, Ford, Lincoln

Ford’s EcoBoost engine lineup is only four years old, but it is growing into an important and popular global engine. As proof of its popularity, Ford just produced its 2 millionth EcoBoost engine – a 2….

Ford recalling 370,000 Crown Vic, Grand Marquis and Town Car models

Filed under: Recalls, Safety, Ford, Lincoln, Mercury

The Detroit News is reporting that Ford will recall some 370,000 Crown Victoria (pictured), Mercury Grand Marquis and Lincoln Town Car vehicles from model years 2005 through 2011, for an issue regar…

Ford to update Sync, MyFord Touch software… again

Filed under: Technology, Ford, Infotainment

Ford hasn’t had the best luck with its MyFord Touch and Sync systems, as the finicky infotainment system has been subject to a critical whooping while customer issues have helped sink Ford’s IQS scores. The …

Ford hybrids getting update to improve fuel economy

Filed under: Hybrid, Sedan, Hatchback, Ford

Ford has announced that it is introducing “calibration updates designed to improve on-road fuel economy for owners of the 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid and 2013 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid.”

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Proposed class-action lawsuit targets ‘defective’ MyFord Touch

Filed under: Government/Legal, Technology, Ford, Lincoln, Mercury, Infotainment A national law firm, Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP, has filed a proposed class action lawsuit whose presupposition is that MyFord Touch is defective. Specifically, the c…

Mercedes, Infiniti, Lexus rank tops with mystery shoppers

Filed under: Car Buying, Marketing/Advertising, Chrysler, Ford, GMC, Hyundai, Infiniti, Kia, Lexus, Lincoln, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Scion

If you want the best experience possible when buying a new car, then you’d better head down to your lo…

MyFord Touch getting buttons and knobs back to counter criticisms

Filed under: Technology, Ford, Lincoln, Infotainment

Ford deserves credit for being a front-runner in offering advanced infotainment technology with its Sync and MyFord Touch systems, but continued consumer complaints over its confusing touchscreen in…

MyFord Touch getting buttons and knobs back to counter criticisms

Filed under: Technology, Ford, Lincoln, Infotainment

Ford deserves credit for being a front-runner in offering advanced infotainment technology with its Sync and MyFord Touch systems, but continued consumer complaints over its confusing touchscreen in…

Ford rethinking vehicle launch strategy

Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing, Ford, Lincoln

With a new boss at the helm, Ford is looking at new ways to improve its vehicle launches in North America to prevent recent issues that have popped up with models like the Lincoln MKZ, Ford Escape and F…

Autoblog Podcast #327

Filed under: New York Auto Show, Podcasts, Truck, Chevrolet, Ford, GM, Jaguar, Lincoln, VolkswagenNew York Auto Show, Jim Farley interview, 2014 Chevrolet Silverado fuel economy, Ford fuel economy app challenge

Episode #327 of the Autoblog Podcast is…

Ford recalling select Taurus, Explorer and Lincoln MKS models over fuel tanks

Filed under: Government/Legal, Recalls, Safety, Ford

Ford is recalling certain 2012 Taurus, 2013 Explorer and 2012 Lincoln MKS models over fuel tank concerns. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, vehicles built between July…

Ford faces class-action lawsuit for selling vehicles without brake override systems

Filed under: Government/Legal, Safety, Ford

A total of 20 Ford customers are suing the automaker in a class-action lawsuit for selling vehicles “vulnerable to unintended acceleration.” According to Reuters, the suit names 30 models built between 2002 …

Ford faces class-action lawsuit for selling vehicles without brake override systems

Filed under: Government/Legal, Safety, Ford

A total of 20 Ford customers are suing the automaker in a class-action lawsuit for selling vehicles “vulnerable to unintended acceleration.” According to Reuters, the suit names 30 models built between 2002 …

Next Lincoln Navigator to drop V8 in favor of V6, but Ford Expedition might get both

Filed under: SUV, Ford, Lincoln, Luxury

A great many buyers fled from full-size body-on-frame SUVs to car-based crossovers in large measure to save fuel. But that doesn’t mean there’s still not a buying audience for more traditional truck-based utilit…