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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 Timothy Boyer on January 25, 2023 - 11:51AM
Today’s news raises concerns that pickup trucks like the Ford F-150 should and will become a thing of the past because they have become bigger, bulkier, and more dangerous.
By Marc Stern on January 24, 2023 - 4:24PM
After more than six years, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has closed the books on a probe of 1.46 million Ford Explorers over exhaust fumes. Ford issued a Service Action Plan, which was applied to many vehicles. They found the issue was due to some upfitting.
By Marc Stern on January 23, 2023 - 12:01PM
One of the goals that Ford is constantly trying to achieve is to better its efforts at eliminating or cutting its carbon footprint. Indeed, the automaker has just been honored for its efforts at sustainability.
By Marc Stern on January 23, 2023 - 11:52AM
At the upcoming Barrett-Jackson next week, Ford has donated the very first 7th Generation Mustang to support the fight against juvenile diabetes.
By Timothy Boyer on January 21, 2023 - 1:19PM
Would you ever consider buying a 2,000-pound compact car for $2,000? Many car shoppers did just that back in the ‘70s. Here’s a little Ford history that sheds a different light on the often-misunderstood story of the Ford Pinto.
By Marc Stern on January 20, 2023 - 12:20PM
Though it has slipped far into the background, the supply chain problem has impacted Ford and other automakers for at least the last two years -- until very recently, in fact. Now, as the supply of semiconductors has increased the chipless trucks that were placed into storage are getting the semiconductors they need and heading for sale.
By Marc Stern on January 20, 2023 - 11:26AM
The F-150 Lightning continues to garner its share of awards. This time Edmunds has named the F-150 Lightning winner of its Top-Rated Electric Award. This is the second award for the pickup line from the car-info site. In its second award of the year, the conventional Ford F-150 was honored for its many decades of innovation.
By Marc Stern on January 20, 2023 - 10:38AM
One of Ford's most popular vehicles, the compact Maverick pickup, faces a class-action suit over a side curtain airbag. The suit has done nothing to dial back the compact pickup's incredible popularity.
By Timothy Boyer on January 19, 2023 - 8:46AM
Does your Ford F-150 have an ongoing transmission leak problem? Find out now about common leak points that are often misdiagnosed.
By Marc Stern on January 17, 2023 - 3:23PM
Ford's Bronco, which has garnered its share of attention, has added to its list of honors by being named Car and Driver's "10Best SUV." Meantime, the popular compact Maverick pickup was named the publication's "10Best Trucks."
By Timothy Boyer on January 12, 2023 - 6:18PM
While some Ford engines are notorious for major engine damage due to design, factory assembly, and parts issues, in truth not all blame goes to Ford. Discover now a common way Ford owners wind up destroying their trucks that is absolutely insane!
By Marc Stern on January 12, 2023 - 5:51PM
The Ford F-150 pickup and the Escape crossover remained popular vehicles with customers last year as many buyers were forced into the used-car market by high prices.
By Marc Stern on January 11, 2023 - 3:09PM
Ford's F-150 Lightning electric continues to rack up its share of prestigious automotive awards as the pickup has now been named winner of the North American Truck of the Year Award.
By Justin Hart on January 11, 2023 - 2:40PM
Some may say that 2022 was the year that electric vehicles (EVs) really took off, saleswise, or (finally) began to rapidly increase market share in the U.S. It is certainly true that electric vehicles sold in larger numbers than ever before in the U.S. last year, and almost every automaker is hurriedly bringing new EVs to market too. But how big are these increases really, and which automakers are capturing the most EV market share?
By Timothy Boyer on January 9, 2023 - 11:44AM
Here’s a simple diagnosis and fix for an old Ford Truck that refused to start. Plus, an important caveat to this repair video.
By Marc Stern on January 8, 2023 - 5:07PM
As Ford's compact pickup, the Maverick, remains wildly popular with customers, it has also become popular with Consumer Reports. Indeed, the Maverick bumped the Honda Ridgeline as the publication's top pickup.
By Marc Stern on January 6, 2023 - 4:34PM
EVs are facing a problem right now relating primarily to the fact that the auto industry is diving headfirst into the electric car space, and it is having an effect on EV pricing.
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.