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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 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.
By Marc Stern on November 17, 2022 - 9:14PM
Ford has added a new off-road-oriented package to the Bronco Sport lineup. The Black Diamond package has been added to expand the off-road capabilities of the Bronco Sport and make off-roading more fun for owners. Meantime, owners can also take advantage of the off-roadeo Bronco experience, where they learn about the Bronco Sport's capability in a fun setting.
By Marc Stern on November 15, 2022 - 11:27PM
For many people winter's early arrival has them thinking about skiing, snowboarding, and other winter activities. For drivers, it means checking out their vehicles and fixing things in anticipation of driving in the snow and ice.
By Timothy Boyer on November 12, 2022 - 7:52AM
If you are ever at the point where your Ford F-150 needs to have its timing assembly repaired or replaced, here is an important EcoBoost engine upgrade you will want to ask your mechanic to perform in addition to the work.
By Marc Stern on November 11, 2022 - 3:09PM
The other day Torque News ran a piece about fall leaf drop and how it affected drivers. Today we decided to expand on the idea and explain the mechanics of leaf-drop and its effect on driving. Believe it or not, the mechanics of leaf drop on road surfaces can be very interesting.
By Marc Stern on November 8, 2022 - 9:06PM
With the arrival of early darkness, early snows, and falling leaves drivers have to be extra careful as the seasons change.
By Timothy Boyer on November 7, 2022 - 6:23PM
Here’s a recent update from a Ford mechanic on just why Ford’s 4-cylinder EcoBoost engines are failing car owners and shows what you need to look for when buying a used 4-cylinder Ford.
By Marc Stern on November 4, 2022 - 12:06PM
After Torque News teased about the intro of the new Transit Trail Life van, we have followed up with the official introduction which occurred this week.
By Timothy Boyer on November 4, 2022 - 10:42AM
Into its second generation of the Ford EcoBoost engine, there remains a timing problem that continues, but does not go away for very long after a repair. Find out now what part this Ford mechanic says Ford owners need to make sure their garage is using when repairing their vehicle’s timing problem with the new and improved part rather than the old failing part Ford is reputedly still trying to unload onto its customers.
By Marc Stern on November 2, 2022 - 7:24PM
During October, Ford maintained its sales momentum across the board, leading the electric segment with its models.
By Marc Stern on November 1, 2022 - 4:40PM
The popular Transit van has been recalled by Ford to repair a problem with the defroster/climate control system.
By Marc Stern on October 28, 2022 - 2:43PM
Although it was the second Ford Super Duty intro of the last couple of months, the automaker showed that its heavy-duty trucks are triple winners of the best-in-class.
By Marc Stern on October 27, 2022 - 12:33PM
Ford has continued its new model intros with the reveal of the new Escape lineup that features new hybrids and a sporty ST-line.