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Electric turbo vehicles could solve speed problems

New technology may see electric vehicles gaining a similar boost of speed to their older counterparts. By using an "electric turbo" system drivers allegedly can get both the speed they want and still be environmentally conscious.

Ford pays owners for overstating MPG

Detroit - Ford said it recently discovered an error in their calculation used to determine fuel efficiency. That meant to them that the gas mileage was less than advertised, usually by between one and five miles per gallon.

Ford recalls vehicles over steering, seat back issues

New York - Ford Motor issued two vehicle recalls Monday, one to fix a corrosion risk that could affect steering and another to replace seat frames that do not meet safety standards.

Ford's Russian joint venture to cut third of jobs as sales fall

Saint Petersburg - Ford's Russian joint venture said Wednesday it plans to cut a third of its staff at its factory outside the northwestern city of Saint Petersburg due to falling sales.

Ford says February China auto sales up 67 percent year/year

Ford Motor Co <F.N> and its Chinese joint ventures sold 73,040 vehicles in China in February, up 67 percent from a year earlier, the U.S. automaker said on Thursday.

Ford to build upcoming global Edge near Toronto

Ford Motor Co will build its redesigned Edge midsize crossover at its Oakville Assembly plant near Toronto, the second-largest U.S. automaker announced on Thursday.

Ford says January China auto sales up 53 percent year-on-year

Ford Motor Co <F.N> and its Chinese joint ventures sold 94,466 vehicles in China in January, an increase of 53 pct from a year earlier, the U.S. automaker said on Wednesday.

Ford earnings rise, sees tougher 2014

New York - US auto giant Ford Motor Tuesday reported higher quarterly profits that beat expectations but warned of a tougher pricing environment in North America and rising financial risk in South America.

Ford, researchers to work on autonomous cars

Washington - Ford Motor Co. said Wednesday it was teaming up with researchers at two US universities to work on obstacles, technical and otherwise, to automated driving.

GM and Ford's US boom absent in Europe

Detroit - They may have rebounded at home in the United States, but US automakers General Motors and Ford are losing ground in the troubled but strategic European market.

Ford’s hybrid sales leader goes cordless

What could be better than America's Ford C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid, which debuted two years ago and gets the best combined miles per gallon equivalent in its class (100 combined MPGe, from the EPA-estimated 108 city/92 highway)?

Computer hackers targeting cars to expose vulnerability

London - Two security specialist develop software capable of taking full control of car while being driven. US Government financing the project to root out all possible vulnerabilities.

Op-Ed: Mayor Ford ‘knew where video was’, says new report

Toronto - The Toronto Mayor Ford crack video scandal took another twist with the revelation that Mayor Ford said that he knew where the video was, and giving two addresses.

Ford hiring more than 1,000 due to demand of F-series truck

Ford is facing more demand for the F-Series trucks, and now the company will be adding a third shift, as well as hiring more than a thousand new workers at their final assembly plant.

Ford Focus global best seller in 2012

Dearborn - R.L. Polk & Co. report that the Ford Focus was the best-selling car in the world in 2012. Ford registered a total of 1.02 million Focus vehicles during 2012.

Five finalists vie for Canada’s first Green Car Award

Toronto - Two Fords, a Hyundai, a Mazda and a Volkswagen are all that’s left in the running to be named Canada’s first ‘Green Car’ of the year.

Ford apologizes for offensive 'Berlusconi' car ad in India

Ford and its ad agency WPP Group have issued an apology for a Ford Figo ad that shows the former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi flashing the v-sign over three voluptuous, bound and gagged women in the spacious hatchback trunk of his new Ford Figo.

Ford and Whirlpool aim for energy efficient domestic micro-grids

Automaker Ford announces it will join forces with domestic appliance manufacturer Whirlpool to design a low energy consumption home of the future featuring a domestic micro-grid where the family car, domestic appliances and solar panels work in tandem.

Ford to create 2,350 new jobs in U.S.

Ford Motor Company has announced plans to invest $773 million in six manufacturing plants in Michigan, creating 2,350 new jobs.

No protesters at Ford BBQ as Toronto mayor hints at 2014 campaign

Toronto - Protesters stayed away from Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's barbecue that supporters are hailing a success. And he used the occasion to unofficially kick-off his campaign for the next mayoral race.

Ford recalls 7,600 2013 Escapes for coolant leak problem

Ford Motor Co. has announced a new recall for its 2013 Ford Escape. This is the company's third recall on this new model SUV.

Video: Watch Ken Block race around San Francisco in Gymkhana Five

San Francisco - Professional rally driver Ken Block had several San Francisco streets closed down to allow him shoot the latest video in his "Gymkhana" series. "Gymkhana Five" showcases Block executing incredible stunts on deserted streets in a Ford Fiesta.

Cadillac leads GM charge on Total Car Score’s best domestic cars

Los Angeles - General Motors (GM) vehicles are winners, according to a recently released survey of the year's North American automotive brands.

One-of-a-kind car builder and legend Carroll Shelby dies at 89

Dallas - The man whose name became synonymous with some iconic performance automobiles and muscle cars has died. Carroll Shelby was 89.

Ford recalls 140,000 Focus cars

On Monday, Ford Motor Company issued a recall on 140,310 of their Ford Focus cars. The recall is for the 2012 model year of vehicles created in the United States.

Honda Fit is a good fit in a small package

People are looking for value in everything they buy and shopping for a new car is no different. And, when basic transportation is on the list, a group of experts recently found the Honda Fit is exactly that… a good fit.

Blue Book rates top-valued cars in the crowded sedan segment

Irvine - Shopping for a new family vehicle can be a time-consuming, if not stressful, task. But Kelley Blue Book (KBB) aims to make that process a little easier.

Natural Resources Canada names 2012's top fuel-efficient vehicles

Ottawa - Eleven of the most fuel-efficient vehicles on the road today have been singled out as best of the best by the Canadian Government.

Ford says show ‘significant other’ some love on Valentine’s Day

Toronto - It’s funny how one of the relationships we depend on most on a day-to-day basis is also the easiest to neglect at times. Well, Ford Motor Company of Canada wants to help change that.

Ford to recall thousands of 2010-2011 Fusions and Mercury Milans

The cause of the recall of an estimated 128,616 vehicles appears to be faulty wheel studs, which may fracture leading to the possibility of wheels separating from cars.
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