Archives for July 30th, 2013

Ford Sees Room for Compact Pickup; 2014 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Special Edition Debuts

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Ford made two announcements about its trucks today: There’s a new special edition of the SVT Raptor pickup truck, and the company says there’s room in its lineup for a smaller pickup truck to slot below the F-150. Over the past few years, you’ve heard a number of reasons why there’s no Ford Ranger in the U.S.: It’s grown to be too big, ...

Spy Video! 2015 Ford Mustang

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With all the spy photos circulating around about all the latest cars about to enter production, we wanted to give you something a little different. We’ve brought you a video of the new 2015 Ford Mustang driving along the streets in full camouflage. When watching the video, you can see the overall shape and size of the body, as well as some specific ...

How the Ford Atlas Concept Came to Be

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Making its debut at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show, the Ford Atlas Concept turned heads. Designers of the Ford Atlas Concept understood the need for purpose-built options for inspiration, balancing style and function. The concept went through many versions, making sure there was a purpose for every element of the vehicle, as well as keeping the toughness of the truck in the ...

Ford Sued Over Lack of Safety Features on Vehicles with Electronic Throttles

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Possibly looking to follow in the footsteps of the $1.1 billion class-action settlement paid by Toyota for unintended acceleration claims, a group of 20 consumers represented by New York-based law firm Grant & Eisenhofer has filed suit against Ford, according to a Reuters report. The plaintiffs allege the automaker failed to install sufficient safety systems in its vehicles equipped with electronic throttles, including the 2004-2010 F-Series trucks, the 2005-2009 Lincoln Town Car, and the 2002-2005 ...