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New Ford Ranger Gets Yakima Adventure Accessories


As the all-new Ford Ranger returns to dealerships in early 2019, adventurous Ford owners will have the ability to purchase Yakima outdoor adventure products at their local Ford dealership.


The Yakima products would be available through Ford Accessories and will give customers the opportunity to purchase bike racks, kayak racks and tents for their 2019 Ford Ranger pickup truck.


Customers will have the ability to add the products to the cost of their vehicle financing and each Yakima accessory purchased through a Ford dealership will come with Ford’s 3-year of 36,000-mile warranty.


“Beginning in early 2019, the highest-selling…

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Ford Unveils New Limited-Edition Mustang


In conjunction with RTR Vehicles, Ford Performance unveiled a new-limited edition Series 1 Mustang RTR with distinctive stylistic and performance features to create a limited-edition pony car for 500 customers.


The Series 1 Mustang RTR is the brainchild of Ford Performance and RTR vehicles, an OEM+ performances vehicles company that specializes in Mustangs and F-150s. The vehicle will feature Ford Performance components — like Ford Performance suspension with adjustable sway bars — with signature RTR styling. The…

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Ford To Test Self-Driving Vehicles In Washington, D.C.


Ford Motor Company announced that they will expand testing of autonomous vehicles to the nation's capital, becoming the first automaker to test AVs in Washington, D.C.


As the world’s technology landscape continues to change, Ford is looking to build AVs that are safe, reliable and effective, which has prompted them to test self-driving vehicles in Detroit, Pittsburgh, Miami and now Washington, D.C.


Sherif Marakby, the CEO of Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC, announced in a blog post that Ford will establish a self-driving vehicle business in the nation's capital that “is responsive to the needs of…

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Ford Calls For Standard Self-Driving Vehicle Language


As self-driving vehicles come closer to gracing streets across the world, Ford Motor Company is calling upon all automakers, self-driving vehicle developers and tech companies to work together to create a standard self-driving vehicle language that would help notify others on the road of an autonomous vehicle’s intent.  


Ford stressed the importance of developing a universal language in a recent blog post written by John Shutko, Ford’s human factors specialist for self-driving vehicles. Shutko said the development of a language for both drivers and pedestrians would help build trust toward the technology while also helping AVs integrate better…

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Ford Rolls Out Documentary Series For New Ford Edge ST


Ford Motor Company is teasing the arrival of the new 2019 Ford Edge ST performance SUV with a short documentary series that provides an up-close-and-personal look at Ford’s first-ever ST utility.


The 2019 Ford Edge ST packs a 2.7L V6 turbocharged EcoBoost engine capable of producing 335 horsepower and 380 lb.-ft. of torque. The Edge ST has been highly anticipated among Ford enthusiasts, and rightfully so. The vehicle couples the massive powertrain and aggressive aesthetic features of the ST line with one of Ford’s favorite SUVs for the first time.


It’s also the quickest ST…

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How The 2019 Ford Edge Uses Artificial Intelligence To Enhance Traction And Fuel Efficiency


The new Ford Edge will be more advanced than ever, as it will utilize artificial intelligence to enhance traction and improve fuel efficiency through the vehicle’s new all-wheel-drive disconnect feature.


The AI in the vehicle allows it to detect different driving conditions and automatically shift between all-wheel drive and two-wheel drive for better traction. This all-wheel-drive disconnect feature also reduces fuel consumption by disconnecting from all-wheel drive when it is not needed.


Ford says the technology can calculate whether to disconnect from AWD quicker than the human brain thanks to a number of high-tech sensors that help quicken the…

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Here’s What We Know About The Ford ‘Mach 1’ Electric SUV


Ford Motor Company is investing heavily in the production of electric vehicles as the company prepares for a major shift in the automotive industry. Ford has already made an $11 billion investment into the development and production of electric vehicles as they ready themselves to unleash a 40-vehicle portfolio of EVs by 2022, 16 of which will be fully-electric.


The first result of Ford’s new focus on EVs is looking like it will be a vehicle tentatively dubbed the “Mach 1” — a Ford Mustang-inspired electric performance SUV that the company has been teasing since January.


So far, it’s…

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Mustang Show Brings Over 900 Ford Mustangs To Michigan


Each year a club dedicated to the Ford Mustang concludes the annual Woodward Dream Cruise with a spectacle of their own: a “Mustang Memories All-Ford Show & Swap” auto show hosted by the country’s largest regional Mustang club.


The Mustang Owners Club of SouthEastern Michigan (MOCSEM) held their latest all-Ford show on August 19 to end a day of festivities at the Woodward Dream Cruise. The event brought out over 900 different Ford Mustangs from multiple eras, providing a real-life timeline of Ford’s legendary pony car.


The show featured a range of famous Mustang and Shelby cars, from the…

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Long-Lost 1967 Ford Shelby GT500 EXP Found In Texas


Barrett-Jackson, a heavyweight in the collection and sale of collector cars, recently announced at the annual Woodward Dream Cruise in Michigan that the company has found a 1967 Ford Shelby GT500 EXP prototype car that is the only GT500 hardtop coupe ever built by Shelby American. “Little Red,” as the vehicle is known, was found in North Texas by a team led by Barrett-Jackson Chairman and CEO Craig Jackson and classic car restoration specialist Jason…

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Ford Unveils New SUV For Chinese Market


Ford Motor Company revealed a new midsize SUV in early August that will be available in China to answer the nation’s increasing demand for utilities: the Ford Territory.


With the release of the Ford Territory, Ford hopes to provide an affordable, technologically-advanced vehicle to a segment that is rapidly growing in the East Asian country — new vehicle buyers in emerging cities.


The vehicle is a result of a joint collaboration between Ford and Jiangling Motors Corporation. The collaboration allowed Ford to use JMC’s extensive knowledge of Chinese vehicle consumers to develop a vehicle that fits the tastes and…

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