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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 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.
By Marc Stern on February 28, 2023 - 7:46PM
Every time an SUV gets out in Johnson Valley, it is shaken, rattled, and rolled until something happens or it doesn't. The engineering/development guys would just as soon as nothing broke, but if it does, it's okay too because the Johnson Valley is Ford's Bronco proving ground. It is also home of the King of the Hammers Competition in which the Ford Bronco scored a 1-2-3 win in the stock class.
By Marc Stern on February 24, 2023 - 2:29PM
Ford Pro, the business-oriented group for Ford customers, has added a digital rearview to the E-Transit van. The rearview gives you real-time imagery of what is happening behind the truck in video mode. It's very clear and detailed.
By John Goreham on February 22, 2023 - 3:04PM
Here are the reasons a seasoned car tester finds the Maverick so appealing.
By Timothy Boyer on February 21, 2023 - 9:03AM
Here’s an informative demonstration on how to replace faulty transmission cooler lines on some models of the Ford F-150 that will save your transmission from nearly guaranteed failure down the road.
By Marc Stern on February 20, 2023 - 2:41PM
Following Tesla's lead, Ford has cut the pricing on its Mustang Mach-E. Customers may see savings of up to $5,900 for the 2023 Mustang Mach-E, which will likely encourage sales. Interestingly, unlike Tesla which hasn't announced it will work with its customers, Ford is proactively helping out.
By Marc Stern on February 17, 2023 - 6:36PM
The Ford Lightning story is a cautionary tale for the auto industry. The automaker halted production of the electric pickup due to battery fire issues and notified a handful of customers of other battery-related problems. While standard vehicles go through teething problems, the industry is rushing headlong into the electric universe. Their problems with electrics, like Ford's issues, are standing out right. They will get better but right now there are issues.
By Marc Stern on February 16, 2023 - 12:48PM
In a shocking move, Ford has halted the production of its mega-popular F-150 Lightning EV pickup for at least the next week. Ford, though, says it has found the problem, although it has not publicly identified it.
By Marc Stern on February 14, 2023 - 6:27PM
On Tuesday, Ford put a hold on further manufacturing of the super-hot electric pickup, the Lightning, because of a potential battery issue. Here's a possible look at the cause of it all.
By Timothy Boyer on February 14, 2023 - 4:01PM
Here’s a recent reveal by a Ford mechanic on what it means when your F-150 appears to be skipping gears, with a self-test to see if your vehicle is developing a transmission problem or not.
By John Goreham on February 14, 2023 - 12:09PM
Production and sales of the Ford F-150 Lightning have been paused due to what may be a battery issue.
By Marc Stern on February 11, 2023 - 4:41PM
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation in reports that front windshield trim pieces are flying off some 2 million Ford Explorers.
By Marc Stern on February 8, 2023 - 6:22PM
Ford's Mustang crew has a lot to be proud of, especially the Mustang Dark Horse. Today, Torque News looks at the 2024 Dark Horse, talks to developers, and lets you in on some inside stuff.
By Timothy Boyer on February 8, 2023 - 11:17AM
Here’s an informative piece of advice from a Ford mechanic on how to identify engine noise problems that are sometimes misdiagnosed and could cost you needless repairs without solving the problem in Ford 5.4L 3-valve Triton engines.
By Marc Stern on February 7, 2023 - 5:54PM
From the early days of racing, Ford has used racing to improve its products. Brakes, for instance, are advanced by huge leaps thanks to racing through shoes and drums to discs. Tire tech, too, developed thanks to racing and events like the King of the Hammers where Ford pushes and refines products like the Bronco.
By Marc Stern on February 5, 2023 - 2:03PM
With automakers like Ford, General Motors, Hyundai, BMW, and others either delivering or ramping up and delivering electric vehicles, you have to wonder if Tesla, the current market leader because it jumped in first, is seeing the competition gaining rapidly in its rearview.
By Marc Stern on February 4, 2023 - 6:28AM
In the early history of the auto revolution, racing was an incubator for all kinds of technology. From propulsion to engine tech to safety tech, the torture test of high-speed racing provided the basis for the auto industry to move ahead in leaps. Take one more recent example, tire tech. In the latter 20th-century radial tire tech still needed a proof of concept. Racing did it, and now all tires -- with a very few exceptions -- are safer for radial technology.
By Marc Stern on February 3, 2023 - 4:37PM
As the media keeps carrying on about the Ford/Tesla price cut controversy and "price war," they keep missing the story's central point. They don't have the automotive expertise to look and take the deep dive needed to discover it.
By Marc Stern on February 1, 2023 - 1:08PM
Ford has honored six international dealers for their contributions to their communities. The automaker has given the favorite charities of the dealers donations honoring those contributions.
By Armen Hareyan on January 30, 2023 - 6:46PM
Ford cuts prices on Mustang Mach-E, but will it make a dent in Tesla Model Y Sales?
By Marc Stern on January 30, 2023 - 5:34PM
With Ford announcing a major recall earlier this week and a second one involving its popular Bronco Sport model, the automaker is setting an early pace to possibly lead the number of recalls for 2023. It is still very early, yet the automaker has two recalls, and it isn't even February.
By Marc Stern on January 30, 2023 - 3:45PM
Following Tesla's price cut two weeks ago, Ford Motor Co. has responded with a nine percent price cut and an increase in production to 130,000 vehicles.
By John Goreham on January 30, 2023 - 11:56AM
We polled members of two battery-electric vehicle social media clubs and asked EV owners if they wait to charge their vehicles in public when away from their home chargers. The results surprised us.
By Timothy Boyer on January 29, 2023 - 12:14PM
Here’s the latest on a strange Triton engine noise that could unnecessarily cost you thousands of dollars all because of an unusual noise due to a spark plug problem that is not obvious to many mechanics.
By Marc Stern on January 28, 2023 - 2:37PM
Although sales of full-sized pickups seemed to have taken a big hit this year, there is much more to the story. If you look at other segments -- like compacts and electrics -- and future prospects, the picture isn't gloomy.
By Marc Stern on January 27, 2023 - 5:21PM
Ford has recalled 462,000 vehicles to fix problems with their rear-facing imaging systems.
By Armen Hareyan on January 26, 2023 - 10:28PM
Is the American Dream of owning a pickup truck about to come crashing down? Experts predict a drastic drop in pickup truck prices as the economy enters a recession. But not all truck manufacturers and models are created equal. Find out which pickups are expected to hold their value and which ones may leave you stranded at the dealership in this brief report about pickup truck prices in a recession.
By Marc Stern on January 26, 2023 - 2:25PM
For the last couple of years, since the order books were opened, many Ford Bronco customers have had to wait until there was sufficient supply to allow the automaker to turn customer reservations into full orders. That hasn't happened, as Ford doesn't have the inventory to meet the demand. Ford will offer customers options if they don't want to wait.
By Marc Stern on January 26, 2023 - 11:41AM
Ford has begun a new service that allows customers to have their vehicles picked up and dropped off for service. The new service follows a J.D. Power Study on customer satisfaction. The program also allows customers to have mobile service, as well.
By Marc Stern on January 25, 2023 - 4:03PM
For the second time in as many weeks, Ford's F-150 Lightning has been honored by Edmunds, a trusted name in car-buying. In a brand-new award, the Lightning has been honored as Edmunds' "Best of the Best."