Ford News and Reviews

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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Ford Escapes Are Among the 3 million vehicles recalled for shifter problems

Ford Expands Faulty Shift Recall To Nearly 3 Million Vehicles

Capping a major week of recalls, Ford has recalled about 3 million vehicles to fix a problem with its gearshift. Owners of the recalled vehicles may find themselves with vehicles that roll when they were not supposed to even though the vehicle was in Park. The culprit is the shifter cable and bushing. This is not the first time this issue has arisen.
Ford Mustang Mach-Es Recalled For High-Voltage Problem

Ford Halts Some Mach-E Deliveries To Fix Electrical Problem

It goes without saying that the Ford Mustang Mach-E is a popular vehicle. Indeed, the order bank for Ford's first electric was shut for a long time as the number of orders exceeded the automaker's ability to produce them. Now, dealers have been told to fix any Mach-Es before they are delivered and any others on their lot because of a high-voltage electrical problem.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk Interview With Tesla Owners Silicon Valley

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Says ‘Rivian & Lucid Will Both Go Bankrupt & End Up In The Cemetery’

In the second part of his interview with Tesla Owners Silicon Valley, Elon Musk had some harsh words for fellow EV makers Rivian & Lucid. In the interview, Musk said "both Rivian and Lucid will go bankrupt" that their path "will end in an intersection with doom" and that "they will end up in the cemetery" unless they change course.
Reported Ford Engine Problems Related To Another Model, Engine?

Reasons For Ford Engine Failures Explained In TN Story

This week the Ford world was seemingly rocked by news that the 2.7-liter V-6 twin-turbo powerplant that powers some models of the super-popular Bronco had major mechanical issues. On looking at it more closely, it is possible that it is related to an earlier problem with the 3.0-liter V-6 that powers the Ford Explorer ST.
F-150 Lightning Charging Mach-E

Ford Potentially Including Tesla Charge Adaptor In F-150 Lightning

The rivalry between Ford and Tesla in the electric vehicle wars is no secret with the two firms drawing the battle lines in their attempts to dominate the segment. A rumored move by Ford could be the ultimate act of trolling, with the F-150 Lightning potentially adding an adaptor to hook up to Tesla vehicles
2022 Ford Bronco Raptor Will Crank 418 Horsepower

Ford Bronco Raptor Will Crank Out 418-Horsepower, 440 lb-ft of Torque

When the Bronco Raptor was debuted last February Torque News, like other publications, speculated about just about everything to do with the specialty SUV. Though we thought that, based on information about other models from Ford that used the same engine, the power would be in the 350 to 400 horsepower range, we didn't know exactly. Now, we do.
Hyundai Recalls 291K Vehicles To Fix Exploding Seatbelts

Hyundai Recalls 281,000 Vehicles To Fix Exploding Seatbelts

Sometimes the similarities between recalls are amazing. For example, a few years ago Takata's exploding airbags made historic news with the auto industry's largest safety recall. Now, though it is far smaller, Hyundai has made similar news this week by recalling 281,000 vehicles to fix exploding seatbelt pretensioners.
Ford Recalls Mustang Mach-Es to fix software problem

Ford Recalls Mustang Mach-Es To Update Problem Computer Code

As vehicles become more reliant on car area networks, connectivity, and computers in general automakers have to be sure that software is up to date and not causing problems. That's why Ford is recalling a limited number of its hot-selling Mustang Mach-E crossovers to fix a potential problem with the computer code. Ford plans an over-the-air update.
E-transit Custom

Ford Brings EV Magic To Smaller Transit Custom Van, Promises 236 Miles Of Range

Ford's Transit EV full-size van shook up the commercial vehicle sector a short while ago when the company revealed that it had infused the iconic model with an all-electric powertrain, But while the Transit has managed to garner some sales, we haven't seen moves in smaller van segments. Ford has changed that with the all-new E-Transit Custom