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Ford’s SYNC 3 and Waze app make friends

This makes us happy. Most of us at the office love to use the Waze traffic navigation app. One of us, well me, is so addicted to the app that the wife needs to remind me not to take my phone with me to find the best route to the nearest bathroom… Having said that, when properly used, Waze helps ...

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First road test 2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke

2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke

Denver, COLORADO. With Ford recently announcing that all but two cars will remain in their product portfolio within the next two years, there’s even less reason to wonder why they invest so heavily in their trucks. Until I get to drive and review the new GM and RAM trucks, and even after I’ll have spent some time with them, I ...

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Ford to cut all cars save for two

Ford Logo

This is big news. Ford CEO Jim Hackett said that they will not bring or give the Taurus, Fiesta, Fusion, C-Max and Focus sedans a next generation in North America. While we agree with all but the Fiesta, know that the Mustang will remain. A new addition will be the Chinese-built Focus Active crossover. This is all part of Ford’s “fitness” initiative ...

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Ford Focus RS head gasket woes

For some time now, forums and enthusiast sites have been abuzz about potential head gasket issues on 2016 and early 2017 Ford Focus RS (build dates: August 3, 2015 through July 6, 2017). For a while, some suggested that a batch of RS’ did not have a bad gasket, they simply had the wrong one. Fast forward to today and ...

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2019 Ford Ranger: the new kid unveiled in Detroit

Ford Ranger

After several very quiet years of evolution and new-model development, the mid-size truck segment is once again growing. In recent years, the market has seen a new Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon, as well as a new-generation Toyota Tacoma. Yesterday at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Ford joined the party with the all-new 2019 Ford Ranger. Advanced ...

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