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Come to this section of Torque News to read general Ford news and reviews. The Ford F Series has been the bestselling vehicle in the United States for over three decades and here you will find the latest Ford news and reviews about of Ford models. The Ford brand is far more than just trucks. Models like the Fusion, Focus EV, Taurus, Fiesta, Mustang, Escape and Explorer make Ford a top competitor in pretty much every major automotive segment in both the American and global markets. Torque News reporters update the news on this page about Ford vehicles daily.

Follow one of Torque News' Ford reporters Jimmy Dinsmore on Twitter at @driversside and send him tips for new Ford stories.

By John Goreham on January 6, 2023 - 12:26PM
We break down the U.S.- market battery-electric vehicle deliveries by model for 2022. Ford’s and GM’s 2022 deliveries in the U.S. market show that three brands are now making a meaningful volume of battery-electric vehicles.
By Marc Stern on January 5, 2023 - 4:15PM
For the 46th consecutive year, the F-Series has again led the market in sales, a position that it has held for nearly half-a-century.
By Marc Stern on January 2, 2023 - 11:10PM
And the beat of the Takata airbag recall continues to go on nearly two decades after it started. This time Volkswagen has joined Ford and Stellantis in recalling a number of VW Beetles to repair defective driver's side airbags that may explode.
By Timothy Boyer on December 30, 2022 - 8:40PM
Here’s the latest from a car consultant who warns car, SUV, and truck shoppers the vehicles that he has tested that are the worst you can buy in 2023. Spoiler alert---the Ford F-150 Lightning is one of them!
By Marc Stern on December 29, 2022 - 2:11PM
Yes, it has been quite a year for Ford Motor Co. with its successful introduction and sale of new models like its electric truck the F-150 Lightning and its compact pickup, the Maverick. On the other hand, Ford set a rather dubious record for 2022 with the highest number of recalls for the year.
By Marc Stern on December 28, 2022 - 7:44PM
This year has been quite a big one for Ford, with a new model proving so attractive to buyers that the reservation period is over, and buyers won't have their compact pickups until sometime next year. Also, the Lightning continues to attract new buyers to the electric pickup.
By Marc Stern on December 23, 2022 - 4:10PM
With all of the notoriety, spot programs, and continuing recalls, the Takata airbag safety recalls continue to impact drivers more than 10 years in. Just last month, Stellantis and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration urged the owners of many models made by the automaker to park them until the repairs were made. Few have done so.
By Marc Stern on December 22, 2022 - 11:11PM
Ford has some good advice for owners of electric vehicles as the weather turns bitingly cold and nasty.
By John Goreham on December 22, 2022 - 2:55PM
The Ford Maverick pickup truck is a big hit. However, there is one important thing many owners and shoppers of the Ford Maverick would like to see changed. Here’s what they say when polled.
By Marc Stern on December 19, 2022 - 1:45PM
In what you might consider an early Christmas gift, Ford is giving Mustang customers more horsepower with upgrades to its 5.0-liter V-8, among other engines. It's is quite a treat.
By Timothy Boyer on December 17, 2022 - 10:31AM
Discover now a common mistake many truck owners make when upgrading their engine with one example involving an aftermarket part and the brands that are often at fault.
By Marc Stern on December 16, 2022 - 1:47PM
Ford's Escape has received a Good Rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The Escape is only one of two small SUVs to win this award.
By Justin Hart on December 15, 2022 - 10:41PM
There’s no denying that new vehicles have become terribly expensive in recent years. The average price of all new vehicles for sale in the U.S. is now a little over $48,000. That’s enough to make your head spin, your wallet groan, and your jaw to drop all at once!
By Marc Stern on December 14, 2022 - 4:05PM
Ford's F-150 Lightning won the 2023 MotorTrend Truck of the Year Award. The editors of the publication put the electric pickup through its paces in a series of grueling tests and it passed them. Also, in a first, an electric pickup has been named the winner of the Truck of the Year award unanimously.
By Marc Stern on December 11, 2022 - 3:20PM
Ford, which will soon begin looking at it potential client list, will soon begin to build its final generation supercar, the GT Mk IV. The supercar is designed for ultimate performance on the track. It takes its cues from the original Le Mans-winning GTs that finished 1-2-3 in the iconic 1965 endurance race.
By Timothy Boyer on December 10, 2022 - 10:36AM
Here’s some recent advice from a Ford mechanic on simple checks you can do if you discover that your vehicle’s climate control is putting out little to no heat this winter. Plus, an explanation of why changing your coolant is an important car maintenance precaution as well as one toward protecting your skin.
By Marc Stern on December 8, 2022 - 6:11PM
As Ford and its partner plow ahead in their battery factory fab, it looks like the automaker and its partner will be on track to make 88 gigawatts in the next couple of years.
By Timothy Boyer on December 8, 2022 - 10:47AM
Discover why Ford EcoBoost engines fail so much with this EcoBoost engine teardown as a mechanic shows what goes into the EcoBoost as he disassembles one that reportedly had seized from a water intrusion problem.
By John Goreham on December 6, 2022 - 1:43PM
We run down the best SUVs for winter in 2023. Each of these SUVs offers equipment you will not find on the most popular SUV trims. Here is what makes them special.
By Timothy Boyer on December 6, 2022 - 10:38AM
Here’s a recent take by a Ford F-150 Lightning EV owner on why it is a winter disaster compared to non-EV models that you may want to avoid. Plus, find out why you might also be better off waiting a little while longer and saving for a GM model that is predicted to be the EV truck of tomorrow that the Ford Lighting is not today.
By Marc Stern on December 2, 2022 - 4:39PM
As the year winds down and turns into December, Ford reports that its electric vehicle sales are outpacing the market. According to figures released this week, the automaker's electric sales are expanding at twice the rate of the rest of the segment.
By Marc Stern on November 30, 2022 - 5:49PM
Ford has reached an enviable production milestone. In the two years since its Mustang Mach-E was put into production, the automaker has built its 150,000th version of the electric. The automaker predicts it will hit 2 million vehicles by the end of 2026.
By Marc Stern on November 29, 2022 - 4:41AM
Now that the weather has turned markedly colder with snow on the ground in many places, it's time to visit a place many automakers won't want you to see, cold weather performance. No matter who makes the vehicles (Ford, Tesla, or Kia, for example), cold saps battery strength. It is estimated that you lose half the charge capability between 40 and 0 degrees Fahrenheit and it just goes down from there.
By Marc Stern on November 28, 2022 - 2:24PM
Ford has recalled more than 500,000 Bronco Sport and Escape SUVs to repair a problem that could lead to underhood fires.
By John Goreham on November 28, 2022 - 11:04AM
EV owners often feel as if EVs are picked on for the fires their cars suffer. Here’s more proof that the mainstream, local, and automotive media do, in fact, cover ICE vehicle fires.
By Justin Hart on November 26, 2022 - 5:11PM
I’ve written up several predictions of which automotive brands will round out the top 5 plug-in electric sales spots (behind 1st place Tesla). Now that we are near the end of another year, we can pretty well see how those predictions turned out, but what does next year have in store for the U.S. plug-in electric vehicle market? Will the same 5 brands retain their lead spots next year too, or will we start to see some shifts?
By Justin Hart on November 23, 2022 - 4:25AM
The other day I shared a nice lunch and conversation with an older stranger at a winery. We talked about wine, the stories behind each bottle and label, and after a while the conversation turned to electrified vehicles. He was very interested to hear about my experiences and thoughts as he was considering purchasing his first EV or plug-in hybrid for himself, or possibly for his wife.
By Marc Stern on November 22, 2022 - 3:08PM
For the second year in a row, Ford has a finalist in the North American Car, Truck, Utility Award competition. The all-electric F-150 Lightning is in the running against a Chevy and a newcomer, Lordstown Motors.
By Marc Stern on November 22, 2022 - 2:01PM
Ford has recalled about 450,000 of its popular F-150 pickup line to replace a windshield wiper motor that is causing problems.
By Marc Stern on November 19, 2022 - 8:40PM
For the sixth time in the last seven years, Ford Credit has earned a top ranking in the annual J.D. Power Credit Satisfaction Study.