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Ford reveals plan for $700M plant, jobs to build all-electric Ford F-150

Ford Motor Company revealed Thursday a plan to build a $700 million plant that would create the first all-electric F-150 truck.         [Author: Detroit Free Press]
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Nikola faced fraud allegations upon announcing a $2 billion deal with General Motors, but GM doesn't seem worried

Massimo Pinca/Reuters Almost immediately after Nikola and GM announced a strategic partnership, with GM taking a stake in the startup, Nikola came under attack from short-sellers. Hindenburg Research alleged that Nikola is a fraud, but GM CEO Mary Barra stressed that GM had done its homework. Nikola is a high-risk venture that's trying to shed some execution risk by partnering with GM to build a pickup truck while Nikola focuses on semitrucks. Until Nikola starts selling vehicles, it's a ...
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Ford Introduces New Tremor Off-Road Package For The 2021 Ranger

The Ford Ranger has sure grown up from its humble beginnings as a compact pickup in 1983. Ford has just unveiled the 2021 Ranger Tremor, and the truck has some pretty impressive off-road and utility capabilities. Claimed to be the most “off-road-ready factory-built Ranger ever offered in the U.S.,” the 2021 Tremor gives drivers even more off-road capability than the current FX4 package. “Tremor gives Ranger customers a new level of off-road confidence and fun,” said Chad Callander, Ford Range...
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14 Things to See and Do in Detroit

Posted: 7/23/20 | July 23rd, 2020 Since the Coronavirus has halted travel for over four months, I thought I would start to share more posts about destinations here in the United States. True, we shouldn’t be doing a lot of travel at the moment but you can always use these tips for later! Today, my Creative Director Raimee of All Abroad shares her tips and advice for visiting Detroit, one of the country’s most underrated cities! Just north of Lake Erie’s western end, Detroit, Michigan, is a spra...
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If Ford Brought Back the Bronco, Could the Lincoln Continental Return One Day, Too?

History buffs, gearheads and Ford fans got some bad news earlier this year when the Ford Motor Company announced that the Lincoln Continental--the long and luscious sedan of movie stars and presidents--would cease production at the end of 2020. With car buyers abandoning sedans in favor of trucks and SUVs, Ford's move wasn't entirely unexpected....
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Ford Chosen by Unifor as Canadian Bargaining Target

Unifor has selected the Ford Motor Company as its target for collective bargaining. Once negotiations conclude, the union will be using the terms established with the automaker to lay the groundwork for pattern deals with General Motors and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. While the talks have not yet begun, we already know Unifor wants to cement […] The post Ford Chosen by Unifor as Canadian Bargaining Target appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Ford Mustang Cobra Jet 1400 Prototype: No Fuel? No Problem!

Woo-hoo! Ford has, unexpectedly and delightfully, rolled out a new Mustang Cobra Jet drag car on us. And get this. Right out of the box, the Ford Mustang Cobra Jet 1400 prototype is putting down over 1,500 horsepower and can crank out low-eight second times in the quarter. But, believe it or not, that’s not the impressive part. No, this is the impressive part: The Ford Mustang Cobra Jet 1400 prototype is electric. No Fuel? No Problem! The raw numbers for this latest Cobra Jet, recorded d...
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Empirical SCOTUS: The importance of state court cases before the Supreme Court

Supreme Court review is often thought of as mainly monitoring the federal courts and circuit splits. The reasons for this are obvious. Article III of the Constitution gives the Supreme Court broad authority to review questions of federal law, but the court’s power to supervise state courts has been limited since the Judiciary Act of 1789, which made clear that the Supreme Court cannot review state court judgments on questions of purely state law. Rule 10 of the Supreme Court Rules, which sets fo...
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Ford, Bosch, and Bedrock announce an automated valet parking garage in Detroit

Ford, Bosch, and Bedrock Technologies today announced an automated valet parking demonstration in downtown Detroit. This system is designed to allow drivers to exit a vehicle and the vehicle would park itself in the parking structure. Systems in a Ford Escape test vehicle communicate with Bosch sensors to locate an empty parking location and move the vehicle into the spot. This system includes safe gaurds that allows the vehicle to react and respond to objects and pedestrians in the drive pat...
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Detroit Wrapping on Ventilator Production, Returning to Cars

General Motors and Ford Motor Company are about to conclude their prolonged stint of ventilator production. In case you were unaware, these businesses typically manufacturer automobiles (cars, for the layperson) and have allocated a portion of their factory space to build medical equipment that was assumed to be useful during the pandemic. However, the United […] The post Detroit Wrapping on Ventilator Production, Returning to Cars appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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NASA just selected astronaut Jeanette Epps for a historic space mission by Boeing — 2 years after the agency abruptly bumped her from a first flight

NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps in a spacesuit in 2017. NASA NASA said Tuesday that astronaut Jeanette Epps will launch aboard Boeing's new CST-100 Starliner spaceship in 2021.Epps has not yet flown to space, but the Starliner-1 mission could make her the first Black person to live and work aboard the International Space Station for months at a time.NASA previously selected Epps for a 2018 flight, but the agency abruptly removed her from that mission just months ahead of its launch.Epps is one...
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100 to Zero: Inside The Brembo Braking System of The Ford Mustang Shelby GT500

The 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 will hit 100 mph in 10.6 seconds. Interestingly enough, that figure is a two-way street. Take the Shelby GT500 to 100 mph and apply the brakes. You’re back at zero again in 10.6 seconds. The 760-horsepower 5.2-liter supercharged V8 does the first part. The Brembo brakes do the other. Pushing The Limits Brembo brakes and performance cars are like Oreos and milk. It’s impossible to have one without the other. Brembo’s engineering and design teams often go to ...
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Ford recalling 488K US vehicles over front brake hose issue

The Ford Motor Company is recalling nearly half a million vehicles in the U.S. for safety reasons, after a discovery that they have front brake jounce hoses that are at risk of rupturing.
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John Bronco Teaser Introduces Walton Goggins as the Greatest Ford Pitchman

John Bronco teaser introduces Walton Goggins as the greatest Ford pitchman The official teaser for director Jake Szymanski’s forthcoming mockumentary short film titled John Bronco has been released, featuring Emmy-nominated actor Walton Goggins (The Accountant) as he portrays the titular fictional legendary Ford pitchman. The film was originally scheduled to make its world premiere at the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival which was cancelled last March due to the ongoing global pandemic. Despite th...
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Jim Farley says taking Ford CEO role is 'paying it forward for my grandfather'

The Free Press had a few minutes to talk with Jim Farley about his promotion Tuesday at Ford Motor Company, and with outgoing CEO Jim Hackett.         [Author: Detroit Free Press]
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Jim Farley to Succeed Retiring Jim Hackett as Ford CEO Effective October 1st

This article originally appeared on AutoVision News. It has been republished with permission. Ford Motor Company announced that Jim Hackett, the former Steelcase CEO who took over the top position at the automaker in 2017, plans to retire. Chief Operating Officer Jim Farley has been named as Ford’s new president and CEO and will join the board of directors on October 1st. Hackett, 65, and Farley, 58, will work together in the coming weeks to ensure a smooth transition. Hackett, who w...
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This Gallery of Mustang Mach-E 1400 Photos Will Make Your Day

Ford recently announced a new breed of one of America’s favorite sports cars, the Mustang Mach-E 1400 Prototype. Built on the Mustang Mach-E GT platform, in collaboration with RTR, the prototype unleashes 1,400 horsepower, proving you don’t have to sacrifice muscle car power in an electric vehicle. Thoroughbred Performance With seven motors, the Mustang Mach-E 1400 has five more than the Mustang Mach-E GT. The configuration consists of three motors attached to the front differential and...
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Ford’s Earnings Report Not Nearly As Dismal As Feared

Ford Motor Company made many investors happy on Thursday, reporting a less-than-feared loss in the second-quarter of 2020. Despite the company’s chief financial officer predicting a Q2 loss of $5 billion or more three months ago, the automaker’s actual earnings before interest and taxes was only in the red $1.9 billion — a minor miracle […] The post Ford’s Earnings Report Not Nearly As Dismal As Feared appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Tesla Sues Rivian Over Stolen Secrets, Poached Employees

Tesla is accusing Rivian Automotive of poaching its employees and lifting trade secrets in a recent complaint filed in San Jose, CA. Founded in 2009 by Massachusetts Institute of Technology alum R.J. Scaringe, Rivian has made inroads with the automotive sector and established partnerships with entities like Amazon and Ford Motor Company (we think). While its […] The post Tesla Sues Rivian Over Stolen Secrets, Poached Employees appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Another Mexican Headache for Ford

As both the United States and the country to its south grapple with the challenge of returning to normal amid a pandemic, Ford Motor Company faces another problem resulting from punting production over the Rio Grande. Just as local laws aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus can stem the flow of essential engines, local […] The post Another Mexican Headache for Ford appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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2021 Ford Bronco Overview: The G.O.A.T Will Challenge Jeep After a 25-Year Hiatus

The 2021 Ford Bronco is finally here, and it’s been a long wait. First produced in 1966 to compete directly with the Jeep CJ-5, Ford ceased production of the fifth-gen Bronco in 1996. After 25 years, Ford is resurrecting the Bronco name in three variants: two-door, four-door, and the more compact Sport model. What Is The 2021 Ford Bronco? The sixth-generation Bronco is a midsize SUV. It’s riding on the underpinnings of the Ranger. Meanwhile, the Bronco Sport is a compact crossover based ...
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Ford says it saw a 'stampede of reservations' for the new Bronco SUV that crashed its website

Reservation books for the 2021 Ford Bronco opened on Monday evening. The "stampede of reservations" crashed the reservation website. The Bronco's cult-like following and off-road capabilities make it a highly anticipated vehicle for a great many people. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Nearly 25 years have passed since we've gotten a new Ford Bronco. On Monday evening, Ford changed that with the 2021 Bronco. But this time around, buyers will get three body styles to choose...
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Ford Drives Into Ad ‘Roadblock’ on Disney TV Networks

At a time when automakers have cut back on ad spending, Ford Motor Co. will rev its marketing engines for a unique commercial alliance with Walt Disney’s video properties. The large U.S. advertiser intends to unveil its new line of Broncos with short films slated to be broadcast in the first commercial break of the […]
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Ford to Honda: Hey, Wait Up!

On the same day that it encouraged fans to follow it on Instagram for sexy Bronco teasing, Ford Motor Company announced it will pull advertising from all social media platforms for a period of 30 days. As you read here roughly nine minutes ago, Ford’s move comes after Honda did exactly the same. The automakers, […] The post Ford to Honda: Hey, Wait Up! appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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2021 Ford F-150 Engines: This New Chart Has All The Important Specs

When the 2021 Ford F-150 hits the market this fall, six engines will be available, including a full hybrid option. The engine lineup includes some familiar favorites by now for the F-150, like the 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 and the 5.0-liter V8. New for 2021, however, is the 3.5-liter PowerBoost Full Hybrid V6.  Although horsepower and fuel economy figures are forthcoming, Ford says the PowerBoost hybrid has a 12,000 lbs. max towing capacity (when properly equipped) and a range of 700 miles on a f...
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2021 Ford F-150: Fresh From The Oven With New Tech & Full Hybrid Option

The 2021 Ford F-150 is perhaps the most important new vehicle to debut in 2020. And from some angles, the new truck looks erringly similar to the outgoing model, which is not exactly a bad thing. True to form, the F-150 is still competing with Ram and GM for class-leading capability and bragging rights. Ford is hoping to edge out the competition with a host of new and innovative features for the 2021 F-150. “We see it as our duty to deliver not just what our customers want and need, but what ...
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2021 Ford F-150: There’s New Faces in Your Future, and Maybe a Hybrid, Too

Ford Motor Company pulled the wraps off the next-generation 2021 F-150 on Thursday night, revealing a new body and face that’s evolutionary in nature and a powertrain addition that sets its apart from all rivals. Could you call it revolutionary? Being first in its class to offer something new is key for the F-150, being […] The post 2021 Ford F-150: There’s New Faces in Your Future, and Maybe a Hybrid, Too appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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The all-new Ford F-150 pickup arrives this week. Here's why it's been America's best-selling truck for over 4 decades. (F)

The Ford F-150 pickup truck has been the best-selling vehicle in the US since 1981. In 2019, nearly 900,000 F-Series trucks rolled off dealer lots in America. The F-150 underwent a risky redesign for the 13th generation of the vehicle — arguably the riskiest since the truck first arrived in 1947. Ford engineered the pickup with more lightweight aluminum. This week, the all-new 2021 Ford F-150 will be revealed. Here's a look at why the F-150 is an icon, a legend, and a flat-out great pickup. Vi...
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Should You Purchase A Ford Extended Warranty?

Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. Ford extended warranties are sold by Ford Motor Company and protect Fords with bumper-to-bumper coverage up to 8 years or 150,000 miles, whichever comes first.You can purchase extended coverage for your Ford from the manufacturer or from a third-party extended warranty company. Choosing between these two options can be difficult, as both have distinct advantages and disadvantages.We reco...
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Ford Bronco debut date moved so it wouldn’t fall on O.J. Simpson’s birthday

Ford has changed the debut of its 2021 Bronco once again because its planned July 9 reveal falls on the birthday of O.J. Simpson, one of the iconic SUV’s most infamous passengers The automaker tweeted Friday that it has moved the unveiling to July 13. The reveal of the all-new Bronco lineup will now happen on Monday, July 13. This is instead of July 9. We are sensitive and respectful to some concerns raised previously about the date, which was purely coincidental. — Ford Motor Company (@For...
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