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.
OpenXC architecture diagram

Ford's open source OpenXC platform as gateway to future high tech car gizmos

Ford (and other automakers) envision future cars with high tech infotainment systems galore where car dashboards could have downloadable app's just like todays smart phones and tablets. With the OpenXC platform Ford is creating a channel for open collaboration with 3rd party application developers, allowing them to use cars like the Ford Focus to prototype their gizmos.

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A 2012 Shelby Mustang GT500 Mule

Possible Ford Nürburgring GT500 test mule spied

General Motors made big news in October when their new Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 ripped off a lap time of 7:41.27 around the famous German Nürburgring race course but based on this image sent in by one of the TorqueNews readers, Ford Motor Company may be looking to put the Mustang on the list of the quickest lap times around the ‘Ring with the Shelby GT500.

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2013 Shelby Mustang GT500

The 650hp 2013 Shelby Mustang GT500 drops it top in Chicago

Ford’s Special Vehicle Team celebrated their 20th birthday earlier this week and to help celebrate this momentous occasion, Ford used the 2012 Chicago Auto Show to introduce the newest SVT monster - the 650 horsepower, 2013 Shelby Mustang GT500 Convertible.

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The 1993 SVT Mustang Cobra

Ford's SVT turns 20 - a look at the last two decades of performance

This morning, Ford Motor Company announced on Facebook that on February 6th, 1992, the company officially formed the new task force that would become the Special Vehicle Group (SVT) – the minds behind pretty much all of the highest performance Ford products in the past 20 years.

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Ford Focus ST-R

Ford Focus ST-R ready for debut at Daytona today

The Ford Racing Focus ST-R will make its competition debut this afternoon at the Grand-Am 200 at Grand-Am Weekend at the Daytona International Speedway. Based on the Focus ST, the ST-R is purpose-built for racing competition and will compete in the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge ST class.

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The 2011 Ford Focus 5-door

Future Ford Focus Titanium to offer manual transmission

The new Ford Focus has helped Ford grow in popularity among the C segment sedan and hatchback market but in an effort to answer consumer demands, the Motor Company is planning to begin offering a manual transmission option for the highline Focus Titanium option rather than just offering it on the lower level S and SE models.

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The 2013 Ford Fusion stock car

Ford unveils the new face of their NASCAR program featuring the 2013 Fusion

The 2013 Ford Fusion was among the key attractions at last week’s 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit and today, Ford Motor Company rolled out the first look at the sleek new Fusion design applied to a NASCAR race car – with the formal race debut of the 2013 Ford Fusion stock car planned for next year’s Daytona 500.

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The 2013 Ford Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca

Ford announces bonuses, raises for salaried workers while GM and Chrysler wait

Ford Motor Company’s President of the Americas, Mark Fields, sent a notice out to roughly 20,000 salaried workers in the United States and Canada last week announcing that these employees would be receiving bonuses and merit based raises later this year – marking the first time that the company has done this since before the auto industry meltdown in 2008.

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Ford takes NAIAS 2012 to higher level with educational technology displays

Every automobile is the result of work by teams of designers and engineers, but not always noticed by the public. To help the NAIAS 2012 crowd understand the difference, Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) once again held its leading position as one of the best auto tech displays.

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