Ford News

Wednesday, 1 April 2020

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01 April
Mazda RX-7 And Ford Mustang Mach 1 Found Dumped In River

It was one of six classic cars that were left to rot.

CarBuzz

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01 April
Ford GT40 "Offroad Bully" Keeps a Spare Wheel in Its Frunk

These days, many aficionados keep their minds busy by fantasizing about the perfect post-apocalyptic contraption. So here we are, talking about a rendering portraying a machine that might just fit the bill, with this revolving around the Ford...

autoevolution

01 April
Coronavirus: Ford Indefinitely Postpones Reopening North American Plants

After announcing a phased reopening of its North American plants in April, Ford is backtracking just days later. The rapid spread of the coronavirus – and several worker deaths - has forced Ford to indefinitely postpone the reopening of its...

AUTO123

31 March
Ford to build respirators in Michigan near home of Mustang

Using paid volunteers from the work force assigned to an idled assembly plant in Flat Rock, Mich., Ford will begin respirator output next week, according to UAW local officials at the factory.

Automotive News

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31 March
Ford Puts Production On Hold Indefinitely

Coronavirus hits back. Again.

CarBuzz

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31 March
Archive Drive: Our Original Ford F-150 Lightning Long-Term Wrap!

Lightning struck the performance scene in 1993 when an intimidating, lowered, 5.8-liter/240-horsepower F-150 pickup rolled out of Ford’s Special Vehicle Team (SVT) shop and onto the street. Hot on the heels of assembling the ’93 Mustang Cobra, SVT...

Motor Trend

31 March
Ford CEO plans furloughs if crisis lingers

Jim Hackett told a Detroit radio station he could envision a scenario in which employees would be off without pay one out of every four weeks should the crisis last beyond early May.

Automotive News

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31 March
Ford Delays North American Production Restart Indefinitely

Coronavirus cases have nearly doubled in the U.S. since Ford announced tentative reopening plans five days ago.

Motor1

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31 March
Ford And GM Don't Love Electric Cars As Much As They Say

Detroit's two biggest automakers aren't quite charging headfirst into electric propulsion.

CarBuzz

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31 March
Ford to 3D-print face shields, help create respirators and ventilators

Already producing face shields to ward off the coronavirus, the automaker details its impressive work on simplified respirator mask and ventilator designs.

CNET - ROADSHOW

31 March
Coronavirus: Ford Promises 50,000 Ventilators in the Next 100 Days

Ford estimates it will be able to produce 50,000 ventilators over the next 100 days. The company is working closely with GE Healthcare and plans to begin production of the devices in April.

AUTO123

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31 March
Ford Won't Restart Car Production in April After All

Welcome back to Speed Lines, The Drive's morning roundup of what matters most in the world of transportation. Today we're talking about Ford, the gig economy in the time of coronavirus and the terms of the airline bailout. It's only Tuesday.  Ford...

The Drive

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31 March
Ford Working Faster Than Ever To Fight Coronavirus

Ford plans to build as many as 50,000 ventilators in 100 days to help treat COVID-19 patients.

CarBuzz


31 March
2020 Ford Escape

The 2020 Ford Escape crossover SUV whistles into a new model year with three distinct personalities. There’s the thrifty turbo-3 model, an engaging turbo-4 hustler, and a hybrid (and plug-in hybrid) for anyone with strong feelings about visiting the...

The Car Connection

31 March
Ford delays North American production restart from coronavirus lockdown

Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing,Chrysler,Fiat,Ford,GM To generate cash, the No. 2 U.S. automaker had said last week it was poised to restart production at some plants in North America as early as April 6, bringing back such...

AutoBlog

31 March
2020 Ford Expedition

The 2020 Ford Expedition wears clean and pure styling, doles out space for people and cargo like Bed Bath & Beyond 20% off coupons, and drops a twin-turbo hammer through a transmission with as many speeds as a Schwinn. It’s a category-killer, as the...

The Car Connection

31 March
2020 Ford Ecosport

The 2020 Ford Ecosport is the smallest of Ford’s growing crossover SUV lineup. Its city-friendly size is about the only thing going for it: power, safety, and interior quality are all below par. We rate it 4.0 out of 10. (Read more about how we rate...

The Car Connection

31 March
2020 Ford Explorer

The 2020 Ford Explorer represents more than a mere evolution of the Explorer’s family-meets-outdoors template; with the first major redesign given to this mainstream, mid-size family SUV in nine model years, it follows a completely different game...

The Car Connection

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31 March
Ford Vows to Fight Coronavirus by Building 50,000 Ventilators in Next 100 Days

Ford is temporarily shifting gears to become a manufacturer of healthcare components amidst the coronavirus pandemic. The automaker announced on Monday that it has partnered with GE Healthcare to join the fight against COVID-19 by building 50,000...

The Drive

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31 March
C8 Corvette Drag Races Tuned Ford Mustang Shelby GT350, Schooling Happens

Ladies and gentlemen drag racers, we are back in the arena to talk about a fresh adventure pitting the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette duking it out with a Ford Mustang Shelby GT350. While there are a few modded C8 Corvettes out there, with their...

autoevolution

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31 March
Ford Moving in “Trump Time” to Make Ventilators, 50,000 Coming After Easter

The worldwide tally of the coronavirus pandemic now stands at nearly 800,000 reported infections and over 37,000 related deaths. A few days ago, the U.S. took the top spot in the list of most affected countries, and it already fast approaching the...

autoevolution

31 March
Buckin’ Bronco: 1966 Ford Bronco V-8 Test Drive

In this From the Archives feature, we take a look back at our test drive of the V-8-powered 1966 Ford Bronco from the September 1966 edition of Motor Trend. Author Don MacDonald got ahold of a “Sports Utility” version of the ’66 Bronco and did some...

Motor Trend

31 March
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Ford commits to an extra 50,000 ventilators

Go Auto

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30 March
Ford Scales Up Ventilator Production for Coronavirus Treatment

Ford, in partnership with GE Healthcare, announced it will produce 50,000 ventilators in Michigan in the next 100 days and 30,000 a month afterwards. That is a huge, rapid scaling—Ford typically builds cars and their components, not specialized...

Automobile Magazine

30 March
Ford to produce tens of thousands of ventilators in coronavirus fight

Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing,Ford Continue reading Ford to produce tens of thousands of ventilators in coronavirus fight Ford to produce tens of thousands of ventilators in coronavirus fight originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 30...

AutoBlog

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30 March
Ford engineers work from home on Mustang Mach-E development

Ford says that its engineers who were sent home due to the coronavirus outbreak are continuing to develop the all-electric Mustang Mach-E SUV. more… The post Ford engineers work from home on Mustang Mach-E development appeared first on Electrek.

Electrek

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30 March
Elder Ford Receives First Bottle From American Freedom Distillery

Master Sergeant Scott Neil is a veteran Green Beret who served as a Horse Soldier in Afganistan. After enduring several explosions from enenmy forces, he was transferred to Special Operations Command in Tampa, FL. Finding the transition to civilian...

Autofluence

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30 March
Used car buying guide: Ford Capri Mk3

The Professionals: TV’s crime-busting duo each drove a Mk3 Capri, at the time one of the UK’s most stolen cars The Mk3 concluded Britain’s long-running love affair with the Capri as a new car. We explain what to watch out for and how much to...

Autocar

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29 March
It’s 10 Years since Geely bought VOLVO from Ford and transformed the Swedish brand

It’s a decade since Volvo was bought from Ford by Geely in March 2010, and Volvo look forward to another decade as transformational as the last. If you’re a twenty-something car lover, you perhaps don’t remember a time when Volvo wasn’t cool or...

Cars UK

29 March
Review update: The 2020 Ford Expedition Max Platinum poses issue for car seats

The Ford Expedition Max Platinum is nearly 19 feet long with space for up to eight passengers or nearly 122 cubic feet of cargo. It is the definition of a Bed Bath & Beyond runner or family hauler, yet it’s not compatible with some top-rated car...

The Car Connection

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28 March
2018 Ford GT up for grabs at Bonhams Sale – but be QUICK

A rare 2018 Ford GT, delivered to the UK, was supposed to be on offer at Bonhams sale this weekend until it was cancelled. But you can still buy it. When the Ford GT arrived, Ford when to huge lengths to make sure buyers kept hold of their car for...

Cars UK

27 March
Three Major Recalls Announced by Ford, Including One Specific to Canada

Ford is conducting three recalls in North America, including one specific to certain Canadian models. In the latter case, nearly 55,000 models are affected.

AUTO123

27 March
Ford

Ford US starts production of medical supplies

Go Auto

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27 March
Five things we learned about the new Ford Kuga Hybrid

Some early Easter eggs - and useful features - spotted in Ford's new SUV...

TopGear

26 March
Coronavirus: Production to Resume in April for Some Ford Plants

Ford plans to restart production at selected North American plants beginning in April. However, the company says it will monitor the situation closely and adjust its plans if necessary.

AUTO123

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26 March
Ford aims to resume production in less than three weeks despite pandemic

Enlarge (credit: jetcityimage / Getty) A week after Ford shuttered its North American factories over coronavirus concerns, the Detroit automaker says it is aiming to re-open some of those factories in April. Specifically, Ford plans to test the...

Ars Technica

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26 March
GM and Ford plan to make 320K EVs in 2026, less than Tesla’s output in 2019

When automakers tout big plans for electric vehicles, the key question is: How many will you produce and when? Specific numbers are seldom provided. But Reuters reports today that the total combined output in North America from General Motors and...

Electrek

26 March
Ford

Ford Australia pitches in as virus crisis escalates

Go Auto

26 March
Ford

Ford celebrates Gold Master Dealership awards

Go Auto

25 March
Ford downgrade consigns $36bn of its debt into junk market

Carmaker becomes largest ‘fallen angel’ to date as coronavirus roils corporate bonds

FT.com Autos

25 March
Ford's North American Plants to Remain Closed Until Further Notice

Ford has announced its North American plants will remain closed until further notice due to the coronavirus. To the surprise of no one, the March 30 date originally scheduled for a restart of operations has thus been extended.

AUTO123

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24 March
At Trump’s request, Ford and GM help ventilator makers boost output

Enlarge (credit: Taechit Taechamanodom) One of the most crucial things the United States can do to prepare for the surging coronavirus outbreak is to beef up our stockpile of ventilators. These mechanical breathing machines are crucial for keeping...

Ars Technica

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24 March
Ford Kuga SUV

“The latest Ford Kuga is great to drive, good value and practical, so it should prove to be a very popular family SUV” The Ford Kuga is now the largest SUV the company sells in the UK, after the slow-selling Ford Edge was discontinued. It...

Carbuyer

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23 March
Ford submits patent application for daisy chain of mobile EV chargers

The US patent office last week published a new EV-related application submitted by Ford in September 2018. The application is so broad as to be almost generic. But it reveals a higher level of portability, flexibility, and modular daisy-chain...

Electrek

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23 March
Ford rules best used trucks for $10,000

With its dominance in new truck sales, it only seems logical the Ford has the same good reputation used truck sales. It does, and it’s ... Read more

The Weekly Driver

21 March
Ford Gives New Car Buyers 5-Month Payment Relief Due To Coronavirus

Some reprieve for new Ford owners in such challenging times. Following in Hyundai’s footsteps, Ford has announced that it is giving new buyers who have been impacted by the coronavirus a bit of payment relief. Called “Built to Lend a Hand,” the...

AutoTribute

19 March
Ford borrows $15.4bn to manage plant shutdown

Loan is largest any company has made because of the pandemic

FT.com Autos

18 March
GM and Ford in talks to make ventilators for pandemic patients

Discussions under way about use of vacant car factories to produce medical equipment

FT.com Autos

18 March
Ford, GM and Fiat Chrysler agree widespread shutdown

Honda, BMW and Toyota also idle plants across US and Europe

FT.com Autos

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18 March
Volkswagen teases Ford Ranger-based Amarok

Design sketch hints at what Volkswagen's next-generation ute might look like

Car Magazine

16 March
Ford Tech to Avoid Roadside Ditches

There maybe many of us who have experience of Ray LaMontagne’s Jolene lyrics ‘I found myself face down in a ditch…’ Well, now Ford says it has new technology to make that embarrassing scenario a whole lot less likely. The automaker says the ever...

TU Automotive


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