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Ford Gets its Money for the Michigan Central Station Revival Ford Gets its Money for the Michigan Central Station Revival

To the surprise of no one, Detroit City Council on Tuesday signed off on a $104 million tax break for Ford to rebuild the Michigan Central Station near downtown Detroit. The project is slated to become the hub of Ford’s autonomous and electric vehicle efforts, and it’ll come to fruition with the very generous help of…

Buy Matt Farah's 1988 Fox Body Mustang SSP Because The Proceeds Go To Charity Buy Matt Farah's 1988 Fox Body Mustang SSP Because The Proceeds Go To Charity

Sad that you missed out on Radwood Philly because you didn’t have something rad to bring? Well dry those tears because here’s your chance to own one of the raddest cars to ever exist: Matt Farah’s very own 1988 Ford Mustang SSP 5.0. And if you buy it, the proceeds go to the cause of your choosing. 

Ford's Layoff Plan Is Making A Ton Of People Nervous: Report Ford's Layoff Plan Is Making A Ton Of People Nervous: Report

Ford’s looming layoffs, a Chinese electric car company is actually selling cars, and Sears is nearly dead. This is The Morning Shift for October 15, 2018.

Ford Might Be Getting Rid Of Its Medium Duty Trucks (Update: Ford Says No) Ford Might Be Getting Rid Of Its Medium Duty Trucks (Update: Ford Says No)

The Ford F-Series lineup of trucks is extensive and ranges from consumer versions of the F-150 all the way up to commercial versions of the F-750. That truck and the F-650 are Class 6 vehicles that are called the Ford Medium Duty range. But they may not be around for long. Update: A Ford spokesman more vigorously…

John Cena's 2017 Ford GT Sells Yet Again, This Time for $1.3 Million John Cena's 2017 Ford GT Sells Yet Again, This Time for $1.3 Million

Professional wrestler John Cena’s former 2017 Ford GT, which wasn’t supposed to be resold for two years, has been resold a whopping five known times since he got the car a year ago. It most recently went on the block, again, and sold for around $1.3 million—a decent chunk less than it fetched last time.

Ford Recalls 200 Ford GTs Over Fire Risk Months After Car Burns In Germany Ford Recalls 200 Ford GTs Over Fire Risk Months After Car Burns In Germany

Around 200 Ford GTs are being recalled because hydraulic fluid could leak onto the exhaust and “may cause a fire,” Ford says. One fire in Germany has been confirmed to be related to the issue, though Ford says no one was injured in that fire and the company is not aware of any other incidents or injuries related to…

Interest Rates Are Getting Too High for New Car Buyers Interest Rates Are Getting Too High for New Car Buyers

Car loan interest rates are too high, a Tesla investor takes a big stake in a rival, and so much more in The Morning Shift for Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.

The Ford Falcon Made Its Last Run at Bathurst

I asked an Aussie here in the office about Bathurst earlier today. His only reply was “Holden forever.” Indeed. The Ford Falcon, however, is not forever.

The 2020 Ford Bronco Could Get A 7-Speed Manual Transmission The 2020 Ford Bronco Could Get A 7-Speed Manual Transmission

The number of new cars available with a manual transmission gets smaller every year, and even sports sedans like the new BMW 3 Series are getting rid of them for the U.S. market. And while trucks and SUVs have overwhelmingly been equipped with automatics in recent years, we might have a new savior in the form of the…

The Real Reason All These Crossovers Are Selling Like Crazy The Real Reason All These Crossovers Are Selling Like Crazy

The real reason SUVs and crossovers are performing so well, Americans can barely afford new cars, Faraday Future is still a mess and more today on The Morning Shift for Monday, Oct. 8, 2018.

The Time Is Right for the Ford Ranchero The Time Is Right for the Ford Ranchero

Ford has cut all of the cars in its American lineup in favor of trucks, SUVs, and crossovers. All cars but one, that is. And I think there’s a way to sneak a second car back in there. Or at least, half of a car.

The 2019 Ford Ranger Claims to Beat the V6 Trucks on Torque With a Turbo Four The 2019 Ford Ranger Claims to Beat the V6 Trucks on Torque With a Turbo Four

The only engine available for the 2019 Ford Ranger will be a 2.3-liter EcoBoost turbo four-cylinder. And even while it’s down on cylinder count from V6 competitors like the Chevy Colorado, Ford claims it beats every other gasoline engine in its class when it comes to sheer torque.

Michigan State Police Have Found the Fastest Cop Car in America Michigan State Police Have Found the Fastest Cop Car in America

Just in case you’re planning on doing some crimes and then attempting to escape the authorities by driving really fast, you should probably pay attention to this: Michigan State Police have had a lot of fun on a track, and they’ve found the fastest-accelerating and overall fastest police car: the Ford Police…

The 2018 Ford EcoSport Titanium Is a Good Reminder That Humans Are Irrational The 2018 Ford EcoSport Titanium Is a Good Reminder That Humans Are Irrational

You may recall that earlier this year Ford made the decision to phase out all of its cars in North America except for the Mustang. We were supposed to get a ruggedy wagon called the Focus Active, too, but a certain President of the United States of A Certain Place managed to kill that. The result is a Ford lineup of…

Ford Blames Hurricanes For Getting Beaten By FCA For The First Time Since 2007 Ford Blames Hurricanes For Getting Beaten By FCA For The First Time Since 2007

More bad news for Ford, Honda’s sedans struggle, good news for Elon Musk’s profits and so much more in The Morning Shift for Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018.

Vaughn Gittin Jr's 900-HP Ford Mustang Chewed Through Three Sets of Tires Drifting the Nürburgring Vaughn Gittin Jr's 900-HP Ford Mustang Chewed Through Three Sets of Tires Drifting the Nürburgring

The first question I had when I watched the short video of Vaughn Gittin Jr. drifting the Nürburgring was how many sets of tires did he go through? Three, the answer is three sets of Nitto NT555 G2s.

Trump Wants More American Cars in Japan, Which Will Never Happen Trump Wants More American Cars in Japan, Which Will Never Happen

More high hopes and impossible dreams from the Trump administration, China’s electric future, Tesla’s strict NDA practices target unions and much, much more for The Morning Shift on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018.

Ford Lost $1 Billion of Profit Thanks to Trump's Metal Tariffs: CEO Ford Lost $1 Billion of Profit Thanks to Trump's Metal Tariffs: CEO

The metal tariffs imposed by Donald Trump are already hurting automakers like Ford. Ford CEO Jim Hackett says that his company has suffered huge losses thanks to the tariffs and it’s probably not going to get better if the trade disputes don’t let up.

A Non-German Will Lead Daimler For the First Time Ever A Non-German Will Lead Daimler For the First Time Ever

Longtime Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche’s replacement named, Nissan-Renault’s Carlos Ghosn isn’t going anywhere, all of you are terrible at driving and so much more on The Morning Shift for Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. Let’s do it!

Ford Is Selling A New Supervan And They Aren't Even Making A Big Deal About It Ford Is Selling A New Supervan And They Aren't Even Making A Big Deal About It

It’s been decades since Supervan 3 debuted with a Cosworth V6 engine and a throwback Ford Racing livery. Supervan 2 was a Ford C100 Group C racer with a Mk2 Transit body on top. The original Supervan had Ford’s GT40 engine with a Mk1 Transit body shell on top. While it isn’t officially called “Supervan 4", you can go…

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