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 e-Transit Electric Van

Ford Begins Rollout Of E-Transit and Now Testing Its Electric Vans

Ford is reaping the rewards when it comes to the EV market. While the Mustang Mach-E and the F-150 Lightning pickup have resonated well with customers, they are also part of a two-pronged offensive with the E-Transit electric van covering the commercial segment. But does the E-Transit have what it takes to truly jump-start the universal adoption of EV technology by businesses?
2022 Ford Maverick Photo Courtesy Ford Motor Co.

Ford Has Two Entries In 2021 NACTOY Awards Program Finals

At last, the committee running the North American Car and Truck Awards program has its finalists. In a surprise, Ford has two entrants. The entries are not where you think they might be -- electric. Instead, Ford's "back to the future" retro SUV, the Bronco, is one vehicle, while the automaker's innovative compact pickup, the Maverick, is the second. Two of the entrants are from manufacturers that didn't exist three years ago, Lucid and Rivian. Photos Courtesy Ford Motor Co.
Purdue Researchers Work On Quick-Charge Cable -- Photo Courtesy Purdue University and Ford Motor Co.

Ford, Purdue Have High Hopes For Self-Cooling Quick-Charge Cable

Thanks to the work that Ford Motor Co. and Purdue University researchers are doing right now it is quite possible that within a couple of years, owners of electric vehicles like the Mustang Mach-E, E-Transit van, or the F-150 Lightning pickup will be able to quick- charge their vehicles without the need for huge cables.
Ford Bronco DR Is Ready To Run The Baja 1000

Limited Edition Bronco DR (Desert Racer) Sets Up Competition Level SUV For Lucky Buyers

If you remember last year's rendition of the Baja 1000, there was a specially designed Ford Bronco running in it. Very retro, the Bronco R did well in the race -- unlike the year before when breakdowns hindered it. Now, Ford is offering a limited-edition model to those who can afford the $200,000 price tag. The Bronco DR (Desert Racer) is ready to step up to the starting line and run with the big dogs.
Ford Explorer Fix Owners Can Do Themselves

Easy Ford Explorer Electrical Problem Fix That Will Save You Thousands

Having a problem with your Ford Explorer with intermittant operation of any type? The chances are good what seems like a mechanical problem is actually an electrical issue. Here’s an easy fix that saved one customer $2400 in repairs all because the first step in most repairs is often skipped by garages that immediately go to the big ticket repair estimates.
F100 Eluminator Concept

Ford Unveils Wild F-100 Eluminator Concept with Classic Look and Futuristic Performance

Mixing the best of the past and the present is always a fun project for many automakers to do. But while many of the custom builds that embrace this theme tend to infuse modern V8s with vintage styling, The all-new F-100 Eluminator SEMA concept takes it in a different direction with the infusion of modern EV hardware.
Shelby Mach-E GT

Shelby American Previews Electric Performance Future With Shelby Mach-E GT Concept

Shelby American has always been known for pushing the envelope on performance when it comes to Ford products (despite a brief affair with Chrysler in the '80s and '90s.) But while large V8 engines have become the proverbial symbol for the aftermarket tuner, even Shelby isn't immune from the electric revolution, and the company showcased a possible response, the Shelby Mach-E GT Concept.
2021 Fun-Runner Customized Bronco

Ford Highlights Performance Accessories With Six Custom-Built Broncos At SEMA Show

Every year, automakers unveil their conceptual thinking as they show their concept wares. Ford, for example, will display six specially designed Broncos that show not only the Bronco Brand, which is making its debut, and the accessories that customers can use customized and make their Broncos super-special.