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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 Marc Stern on April 10, 2023 - 3:22PM
In an interesting development, Ford has confirmed that three of its electric vehicles (EVs) and three of its hybrids qualify for federal tax benefits. This information should make them more interesting to many buyers.
By Marc Stern on April 10, 2023 - 2:15PM
Ford just found out that it is America's number one automaker. The automaker has the top number of hourly workers and the leading number of U.S-assembled vehicles.
By Timothy Boyer on April 8, 2023 - 10:36AM
Here’s a recent true horror story about why no one trusts automotive mechanics revealed by a Ford mechanic about what another mechanic did to a customer’s 2016 Ford F-150 that is nearly unbelievable! Plus, some good to know info about exhaust manifold stud options in the EcoBoost engine should you ever need to have your exhaust manifold replaced and decide to choose an aftermarket part.
By Marc Stern on April 4, 2023 - 6:40PM
Ford is off to a great start this year, leading the rest of the industry in sales. According to figures released, the automaker was the best-selling brand.
By Marc Stern on March 31, 2023 - 4:08PM
Ford has lined up battery materials for its electric vehicles. It is another piece of the electric vehicle puzzle falling into place.
By Marc Stern on March 31, 2023 - 3:44PM
Ford plans to reopen reservations for its Lightning pickups while the automaker also brings its production back on line after a battery-driven hiatus.
By Timothy Boyer on March 30, 2023 - 3:59PM
Here’s the latest by a popular Ford mechanic on some good to know info if you should ever be faced with an EcoBoost engine swap with your Ford F-150 that includes an important point about why you cannot totally rely on repair manual instructions.
By John Goreham on March 29, 2023 - 3:17PM
We use the Lectron 48-amp V-box to charge the 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning. Here’s how it went.
By Timothy Boyer on March 29, 2023 - 10:34AM
Here are some useful warnings from the staff of Haynes Manuals on what common problems you can expect with a used Ford Explorer. Plus, an instructional video that demonstrates changing the rear disc brake pads on those older models is well within the DIY mechanic’s capabilities.
By John Goreham on March 28, 2023 - 2:09PM
The 2023 Ford F-150 Lighting is a straightforward vehicle to charge. Don’t let high-end charging options deter you from buying what can be an effortless vehicle to own.
By Marc Stern on March 27, 2023 - 4:36PM
As Ford's BlueOval City rapidly rises at its Tennessee site, plans are already being made to produce Ford's next electric truck there in big numbers.
By Marc Stern on March 24, 2023 - 3:33PM
Despite multiple recalls, the Ford Maverick remains an incredibly popular compact pickup. With a good price and two levels, including one that is hybridized, you can see why. Now, Ford has added another recall to fix a towing error.
By Marc Stern on March 23, 2023 - 3:47PM
If you are thinking of buying an electric vehicle, there are some things to think about that should go into the equation. Torque News has looked at some of the features you should consider in this report.
By Marc Stern on March 23, 2023 - 3:21PM
Ford is projecting major electric vehicle losses to continue until 2026 when the automaker expects production to hit two million a year. Says the CFO, the automaker is treating its new EV division as a startup within the automaker.
By John Goreham on March 22, 2023 - 3:09PM
The Tesla Cybertruck is still imaginary but may become a reality in late 2023 for a small number of owners. Here are some features Cybertruck buyers will likely forgo that they could have in a Ford F-150 Lighting today.
By John Goreham on March 21, 2023 - 1:45PM
I like big frunks, and I cannot lie...Here is why you will love the Ford F-150 Lightning's front cargo space.
By John Goreham on March 21, 2023 - 9:01AM
Electric vehicle fans and owners will make EVs work in winter by adapting to and overcoming obstacles, just like all vehicle owners do. Of course the 2023 Ford F-150 Lighting works in winter.
By Marc Stern on March 20, 2023 - 5:36PM
Ford hasn't had it easy lately. With its CEO Jim Farley calling on the automaker to improve quality and a new quality chief in place, the automaker is still encountering problems. This time with a potential recall of 1.5 million midsized Fusions and Lincolns and a potential problem with F-150 pickups for problems with wiper arms.
By John Goreham on March 20, 2023 - 11:36AM
We compare the cost to power the 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning battery-electric pickup truck to that of the F-150 Hybrid 4X4 in an EV-friendly state. The result surprised us.
By Timothy Boyer on March 18, 2023 - 9:33AM
If you happen to own an older model Ford F-150, here are some of the problems you’re most likely to face according to experts who create repair manuals used by many DIY Ford truck owners and those who hire out their repair needs and want to verify the repairs.
By Armen Hareyan on March 16, 2023 - 4:12PM
You probably were surprised to see 2022-2023 in the title for this F-150 Lightning review. This is because this week I am test driving the 2022 model of Ford F-150 Lightning, but nothing has changed from the 2022 model year in 2023 except the price. So, I think I will refer to the model in this review as 2023, although it's officially the 2022 F-150 Lightning.
By Marc Stern on March 16, 2023 - 3:12PM
Any automaker, whether it is Ford, GM, or Stellantis wants to make sure its products are in good shape. That's why it was important for Ford to shut down its Lightning assembly line to make sure its pickup was in good shape. The automaker found the problem troubling the pickup and is now ramping toward full production.
By Marc Stern on March 14, 2023 - 5:04PM
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) issues safety ratings of current models sold in the U.S. The top ratings are a Top Safety Pick and Top Safety Pick Plus. Ford's Mustang Mach-E and Explorer earned Top Safety Pick ratings.
By Marc Stern on March 8, 2023 - 4:41PM
Ford's E-Transit van was established as a commercial cargo van market leader. To meet the demand, the automaker plans to ramp up production at the Kansas City Assembly plant where the E-van is built.
By Marc Stern on March 8, 2023 - 2:49PM
An iSeeCars study sees that despite an easing of supply chain issues new-car pricing is still up an average of 8 percent.
By Marc Stern on March 6, 2023 - 3:43PM
For over a decade, the Takata airbag recall has continued making it the largest and longest recall in vehicle history. Though many automakers have recalled and repaired vehicles seemingly successfully, some automakers, like Ford, have re-recalled some of the repaired vehicles to be fixed again. The 2004-2006 Ford Ranger is one of them.
By John Goreham on March 6, 2023 - 8:46AM
Whether you have the Ford Maverick XL, XLT, or Lariat, we have the best replacement or upgrade tire choices for your hybrid truck. Here are the very best Maverick tire options in four different categories.
By Justin Hart on March 4, 2023 - 6:37PM
There, I said it. I am a die hard electric vehicle (EV) nerd, yet I am pretty sure full size all electric pickups will throttle the expansion of the EV market. I believe this is true for multiple reasons, but the foremost reason is that they use a lot more batteries than a compact or midsize EV pickup or SUV would, or a smaller crossover, never mind a sedan or hatchback. Simply put, more EV pickups translates into fewer batteries being available to electrify a larger number of other vehicles.
By Timothy Boyer on March 4, 2023 - 8:58AM
Find out about a new patent idea Ford has come up with that just might be used to drive your vehicle to the junkyard.
By John Goreham on March 2, 2023 - 9:29AM
Ford’s 2023 E-Transit is the leading all-electric delivery van in production today. Ford’s new big order from the United States Postal Service will help to grow that lead.