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Islamic Terrorists’ Tweet Lands Former F-250 Truck Owner in Hot Water


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A photo posted on the Twitter feed of an Islamic militant group in Syria is causing a lot of trouble for a plumber in Texas. In fact, said plumber has the phones ringing off the hook with all kinds of threats.

Teknikens Värld Finds the New Ford Mondeo "Dangerously Overweight"


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Teknikens Värld has made lots of headlines with its moose test, which a number of vehicles have failed to muster, the latest victim being the Porsche Macan. Now the Swedish magazine has put the new Ford Mondeo under its microscope – and there seems to be a serious problem: its weight.

Hennessey Previews Supercharged 2015 VelociRaptor F-150 with More Than 600HP


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Hennessey Performance has released details about the 2015 VelociRaptor 600 Supercharged, a souped-up truck based on the all-new Ford F-150. As before, the vehicle will be a more extreme alternative for the upcoming F-150 SVT Raptor, which is rumored to debut at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show.

New Ford F-150 SVT Raptor and AWD Focus RS to Debut in Detroit


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Fans of Ford performance vehicles will be thrilled to learn that the Blue Oval will introduce the redesigned F-150 SVT Raptor pickup truck and Focus RS (super) hot hatch at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show.

Ford F-150 Gets Into a Tug of War with Jeep Grand Cherokee


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Construction workers have a little bit of harmless adolescent fun at the workplace.

BMW 2 Active, Citroen Cactus Among Finalists for 2015 European Car Of The Year


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Awards season continues with the shortlist for the 2015 European Car of the Year, and several talked-about new cars made the cut.

Ford Starts Shipping 2015 Mustang Convertibles to U.S. Dealers


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It may be winter in the United States, but Ford has begun shipping the all-new Mustang convertible to dealers across the country.

To convince buyers that the drop-top Mustang can be comfortable to drive in the cold season as well, Ford is bragging about the available heated seats and remote start feature which allow the Mustang convertible to be enjoyed year-round.

We Hear Ford's Detroit Show GT Will Be a Limited Production Model With EcoBoost V6


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So…we finally managed to pick up a few things about Ford's pending GT sports/super car that will purportedly be revealed at the 2015 Detroit motor show.

New Ford GT Concept for Detroit? Yep, That's What We've Heard Too


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A couple of weeks ago, we heard that Ford is allegedly working on a new GT sports car for the Detroit auto show in January.

These Power Wheels F-150s Are Strong Enough To Hold A Real 2015 Ford F-150 [w/Video]


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Parents, don't try this at home this Christmas.

Ford Introduces SYNC3, Promises Major Improvements [w/Videos]


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Ford has unveiled its next-gen in-car infotainment system called SYNC3. It promises a much improved experience over what the automaker is currently offering, thanks to a more intuitive interface and additional features.

There’s a new “smartphone-like touchscreen” which must be a big improvement over what they’re currently offering, because now touch response is really not a strong point.

2016 Ford Focus RS Confirmed for US, Will Be a Global Model


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We have great news for Ford enthusiasts in the United States: the all-new Focus RS will be made available globally for the first time, which means it will arrive in the US as well.

Sole Surviving “Eleanor” Mustang From "Gone in 60 Seconds" Auctioned Off


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In 2000, Cinema Vehicle Services built 11 1967 Ford Mustangs for the remake of the 1974 “Gone in 60 Seconds” starring Nicholas Cage and Angelina Jolie. Nick-named “Eleanor”. However, only three of them were driveable – and with the two destroyed during filming, only one survives intact.

Ford Recreates Some of the Most Popular YouTube Videos in Snowkhana Three


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Ford continues to imitate Ken Block’s Gymkhana series of videos with the release of Snowkhana Three, the latest video featuring stunts performed entirely with scale models and toys.

Ford Starts EcoSport Production in Russia, Will Add Fiesta in 2015


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Ford Sollers, the joint venture of Ford and JSC Sollers in Russia, has begun production at its plant in the Republic of Tatarstan. The plant, which is Ford Sollers’ second assembly plant in Tatarstan and the third in Russia, will have an annual production capacity of up to 115,000 vehicles and will employ 1,500 people.

Another Try at Rendering a Ford Mondeo ST


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Last time we posted a speculative rendering of a Mondeo ST, the comments section went crazy with people demanding that Ford make it.

We too want to see it happen, but the chances to see one are below slim, so let’s continue to kid ourselves with yet more made up interpretations…

Chris Harris on the Technical side of Ken Block’s Mad AWD Mustang


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Words don’t do Ken Block’s Gymkhana Mustang justice – calling it mad, loony or just plain daft wouldn’t be enough. Trying to find some that fit it, it's probably one of the most spectacular cars to watch ever, but up until now we didn’t get to have that good a look at what makes it tick.

Ford May Adopt Variable Transmissions to Boost Efficiency


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Ford is reportedly taking another look at continuously variable transmissions, or CVTs, as it’s recognizing the advances made in the area, amely improved fuel economy and smoothness.

Ford's New Alloy 2015 F-150 is a Jack of all Trades and Master of Most


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Reviews of the all-new aluminum-bodied F-150 leave us with a really positive impression of Ford’s new pickup.

It’s very efficient with the new 2.7-liter EcoBoost, it has a modern, well appointed interior that features more tech than ever plus it’s not bad on the move either.

New Challenger Hellcat vs Camaro Z/28 vs Mustang GT: 3 Pony Cars, 3 Very Different Characters


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Fast American coupes have come a long way from what usual preconceptions about these cars would have one believe.

The closest to the original muscle car formula is the Dodge Challenger, and in particular the Hellcat. However, you can get a radically different experience if you buy either the new Ford Mustang GT or the Chevy Camaro Z/28.