Tag: ford

Ford Mustang 2.3T
17
Nov
2022
Posted in Special

Dragon Tale: Ford Mustang 2.3T

It was quite a day on the second Monday of November 2022 as drive time on the “Tail of the Dragon” came into focus. Representing a slice of US 129 starting in Graham County, NC, and ending in Blount County,…

Ford Mustang
15
Sep
2022
Posted in New Models News

Evolved 2024 Ford Mustang Upholds its Pony Car Mantle

Coupe and convertible Ford Mustang models carry forward. The Ford Motor Company is eager to transition to electric vehicles, except when it isn’t. The corporation, with several very popular all-gasoline models in the F-150, Bronco, and Mustang, is hedging its…

Ford Fusion
18
Aug
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Ford Fusion: Chronicling the Changes

Ford has seen much success in the midsize sedan arena, starting with the Taurus in the mid-1980s to the Fusion beginning in the mid-2000s. The Fusion spawned other models, including the Mercury Milan and the Lincoln MKZ. All three are…

Ford Flex
10
Aug
2022
Posted in History

History of the Ford Flex

One part crossover and another part station wagon, the Ford Flex was an unusual vehicle for its time. Introduced in 2009 and continuing through 2019, the Flex underwent modest changes during its 11-year model run. The Flex shared its underpinnings…

Ford Explorer ST
05
Aug
2022
Posted in Chronicling the Changes Used Vehicle Shopping

Ford Explorer: Chronicling the Changes

Among utility vehicles, the Ford Explorer is one of the oldest continuing models available. Launched in 1991, this midsize model has undergone numerous changes, including transitioning from a truck-based platform to its current unibody construction. In its early years, a…

2022 Ford Expedition
18
Jul
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

Ford Expedition: All-American SUV

The fourth-generation Ford Expedition rolled out in 2018 and received an update for 2022. The full-size SUV shares its underpinnings with the Ford F-150 and is available in standard and stretched wheelbase configurations. The Expedition is prized by large families…

lightning
14
Jul
2022
Posted in Articles

Is Ford Planning Two Additional Electric Trucks?

The Ford Motor Company is gangbusters about electrification, as it releases new models and ramps up production. In 2021, the Ford Mustang Mach-E made its debut. In 2022, the Ford F-150 Lighting rolled out. An all-electric Ford Transit van is…

contract
28
Jun
2022
Posted in News

Ford Stopping Lease-End Purchases for EVs

The Ford Motor Company has three electric vehicle models available with more on the way. The F-150 Lighting, Mustang Mach-E, and the e-Transit are the models currently on sale. For customers who lease these vehicles, a new provision in the…

Ford EcoSport
23
Jun
2022
Posted in Specifications

Farewell to the Ford EcoSport

The Ford brand is dominated by utility vehicles and trucks, therefore it is a bit surprising that its smallest crossover is going away. Indeed, the 2022 Ford EcoSport is the final model year for this subcompact model, an import from…

Factory Man
12
May
2022
Posted in Book Reviews

Book Review: Factory Man

From time to time I receive requests to review books, but will often pass on them as I usually don’t have the time (or interest) to read what is being offered. In the case of James E. Harbour’s Factory Man,…

Ford F-150 Lightning
27
Apr
2022
Posted in New Models

10 Reasons for Purchasing the Ford F-150 Lightning

The Ford F-150 Lightning is an all-electric take on a traditional full-size pickup truck. Introduced in early 2021, production began in April 2022. The first-year model is sold out, but reservations for subsequent years will soon open. 10 Reasons If…

2022 Ford Maverick Lariat
04
Mar
2022
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

First Impression: Ford Maverick Lariat

Immediately after testing the two-door Ford Bronco, a Ford Maverick replaced it. The Maverick is a compact pickup truck in a segment that has been dormant for nearly three decades. Along with the Ranger and F-Series, the all-new Maverick solidifies…

Ford Bronco
25
Feb
2022
Posted in New Models

The Three Engines of the Ford Bronco

The Ford Bronco retook the SUV stage in 2021, marking this model’s 55th anniversary. Ford resurrected the Bronco line by first rolling out the Bronco Sport, a crossover based on the Ford Escape. This automaker followed with two- and four-door…

2022 Ford Bronco Two-Door Outer Banks
24
Feb
2022
Posted in New Models

About the 2022 Bronco Two-Door Outer Banks Edition

It has been a long time coming, but the wait is worth it. That wait involves the revived Ford Bronco, an all-new model released in 2021. We were not able to drive the new Bronco in 2021, but we did…

Ford E-Transit
08
Feb
2022
Posted in New Models

Electric Ford Transit on the Way to Customers

A full-electric version of the popular Ford Transit van is on its way to customers. The new model, dubbed the E-Transit, follows the Ford Mustang Mach-E to the market and precedes the Ford F-150 Lightning by a few months. Ford…

Ford Maverick
28
Jan
2022
Posted in Classic Cars

History of the Ford Maverick

The Ford Maverick is a compact pickup truck launched by the Ford Motor Company for the 2022 model year. But the nameplate was originally affixed to a compact car that was built from 1970 to 1977. Ford resurrected the name…