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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.

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By Patrick Rall on December 17, 2010 - 12:06PM
Thanks to the folks at Edmunds, the prices are available for the 2012 Ford Mustang and while some prices have gone up, the cost of getting into an entry level Mustang GT powered by Ford’s new 5.0L V8 has dropped.
By Frank Sherosky on December 16, 2010 - 5:36PM
All automotive design studios develop themes by which their entire line of autos share, and often do so for many years until a new, fresher theme replaces it. In the language of Ford speak, “kinetic” design intends to capture the feeling of energy in motion, so much that cars look like they are moving even when they are standing still.
By Keith Griffin on December 15, 2010 - 7:04AM
Ford invited the media out to its Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne to show off the new facility that will build gas, hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric versions of the 2012 Ford Focus. It will be the first automotive plant in the world, according to Ford president of the Americas Mark Fields, to build one car with four different powertrains.
By Frank Sherosky on December 14, 2010 - 9:59AM
The demand for electrical power in cars has been increasing for decades, mainly due comfort and safety systems, but now the stop-start systems which reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions is raising the bid. Thus, design engineers are increasingly burdened to meet all of those demands. Enter Bosch and its new Efficiency Line of generators.
By Patrick Rall on December 13, 2010 - 1:12PM
The 2010 Ford SVT Raptor introduced race-inspiring engineering to the street legal pickup truck segment but the balmy performance of the 5.4L Triton engine provided the Raptor from getting its due respect. However, with the introduction of the new 6.2L V8 to the SVT F150, the mighty Raptor has taken home the award for Four Wheeler Magazine’s 2011 Truck of the Year.
By Jeffrey Zygmont on December 12, 2010 - 7:20PM
The performance of the PowerShift automatic transmission in the new, 2011 Ford Fiesta subcompact economy car raised questions for one reviewer. The questions may stem from a mere fluke, but they remain unanswered by Ford.
By Jeffrey Zygmont on December 11, 2010 - 9:21AM
One element of Ford's vehicle electrification program kept to its timetable, when Ford partners completed and shipped the first samples of battery-driven Transit Connect Electric vans just as 2010 approached its end.
By Keith Griffin on December 10, 2010 - 9:17AM
Attention car makers: new-vehicle owners want fun-to-drive vehicles, according to the 2010 customer retention study by J.D. Power and Associates. Buyers are staying loyal to brands like Ford for that reason.
By Patrick Rall on December 9, 2010 - 1:45PM
Today, the 2010 Performance Racing Industry show opened in Orlando Florida and among the head turning displays on the show floor, Ford Racing officially introduced the 2012 Cobra Jet Mustang.
By Patrick Rall on December 7, 2010 - 2:02PM
The 2012 Ford Focus is the first vehicle marketed worldwide under the company’s “One Ford” plan and yesterday in Ford’s Saarlouis Assembly Plant in South-West Germany, production of the 2012 Focus got underway.
By Patrick Rall on December 2, 2010 - 2:13PM
Thanks to the folks at Dodge, the modern horsepower war is about to heat up even more with the 470hp Challenger SRT8 392 but for now, the Chevy Camaro claims to the top spot in the muscle car class.
By Patrick Rall on December 2, 2010 - 12:10PM
November 2010 was a good month for the Ford Motor Company, with their two existing brands both showing year over year growth and the Ford brand taking the honors of the best-selling brand in America.
By Patrick Rall on November 20, 2010 - 4:33PM
When the 2012 Ford Mustang Boss 302 reaches consumers next year, it will stake its claim as the most powerful and best handling factory-issued Ford Mustang ever built – an impressive claim for the new Boss 302 but just how much with this purpose built, limited edition Mustang Boss 302 cost? According to multiple sources, the 2012 Mustang Boss 302 will start at $40,995, tucking it between the standard Mustang GT and the high performance Shelby GT500.