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The 2019 Ford Ranger Matches Diesel MPG With Gas Engine

The midsize pickup market has exploded in recent years, and Ford, the large truck king, wants in. The 2019 Ford Ranger was late to the party, but it claimed the torque crown for itself with just a little 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine, which just eked out another upside: best-in-class fuel economy.

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An Illinois Company is Building Brand New Ford-Licensed First-Gen Broncos 

Everyone’s excited about the upcoming 2020 Ford Bronco, in part, because of what the nameplate means to American culture: adventure, ruggedness, and fun. It was the first-gen model that created this meaning, so it’s cool that one Illinois company is now building those old Broncos from the ground up as a Ford-licensed…

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Volkswagen Says It Will Increase U.S. Production By Partnering With Ford Following White House Meeting

Following a meeting with President Trump on Tuesday, Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess gave a public run through of the company’s potential options for increasing American-based automotive production. Chief among the day’s talking points, Volkswagen’s alliance with Ford Motor Co. and a potential use of the Blue Oval’s U.S.…

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Ford Patents Conveyer Belts for SUV Cargo Areas So You Don’t Have to Crawl in and Possibly Expose Your Butt to Everyone

Ever since there have been station wagons and other vehicles with long, open cargo areas, people have been packing them via the somewhat undignified process of crawling inside them like how I imagine a vet attending to an elephant’s hemorrhoids must do things. Ford, it seems, has decided to address this problem…

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Ford Patents Conveyor Belts for SUV Cargo Areas So You Don’t Have to Crawl in and Possibly Expose Your Butt to Everyone

Ever since there have been station wagons and other vehicles with long, open cargo areas, people have been packing them via the somewhat undignified process of crawling inside them like how I imagine a vet attending to an elephant’s hemorrhoids must do things. Ford, it seems, has decided to address this problem…

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The 2019 Ford Focus Is as Good as You Want it To Be

When Ford released the Focus way back in the 2000s, replacing the Escort, it brought a little dollop of style and decent driving dynamics to an otherwise drab small family car party. The Focus was a hit, and now, 20-ish years since launch it’s in its fourth generation. The third generation was a global car, which…

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Hero Flies Aerial Banner Over Ford Headquarters Asking For a Ford GT

Now that the application process for the Ford GT is open again, somebody has gone to great lengths to get the company’s attention by flying an aerial banner over Ford’s headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan at lunch time.

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There’s Only 12,000 Remaining Ford Focus Sedans Left for Sale in the U.S.: Report

Ford’s plan to kill off its sedans in North America has been known for some time, and it’s a moment that’s creeping up relatively fast. One exec reportedly said Monday that only 12,000 Focus sedans are left in Ford’s U.S. inventory.

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This Is Not A Great Way To Sell Your Vehicle On Craigslist

We at Jalopnik get alerted to a lot of Craigslist ads. It makes sense: Craigslist is one of the very best mediums for buying or selling a used vehicle, if you know what you’re doing. But one ad we were sent this weekend makes a lot of rookie mistakes, and I feel like we could all use it as an example of what not to do.

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Ford’s Retooling Its U.S. Plants To Build More SUVs—Without Layoffs

Ford breathes a sigh of relief as it’s time for General Motors to be President Trump’s punching bag, a Chicken Tax on all cars probably would be terrible, Volvo doesn’t want to sell your data and so much more for The Morning Shift of Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018.

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