What with having to do testing on public roads, carmakers don't have the luxury of keeping their products hidden until launch like other manufacturers. Instead, they try to camouflage their prototypes as best they can. Ford has revealed some of the newer methods it is using to do so.Read More
Potholes are an unavoidable fact of life for drivers. At best, hitting one will give you a nasty jolt, but at worst they can lead to buckled wheels, burst tires or damaged suspensions. Ford has taken to solving this problem by creating a system that reads the road ahead and prepares the car's dampers for the hit, making for a smooth ride in the cabin.Read More
Here at Gizmag, we love the combination of pace and practicality offered up by the best hot hatches. So you can imagine our excitement at the prospect of spending a week behind the wheel of Ford's Focus ST, a hot hatch that proves just at home on the daily grind as it is on the open road.Read More
Indiana-based wheelchair mobility specialist BraunAbility and Ford will be showing a wheelchair-accessible Explorer at this week's Chicago Auto Show. Called the Explorer MXV, the conversion is meant to put the comfort of a wheelchair-accessible van into the rugged, capable hands of an SUV.
Ford's Raptor is about as off-road ready as trucks come, but not even the toughest pickups can necessarily cut it when it comes time to race. Luckily for any buyers with Baja-based aspirations, there's a new Race Truck version of America's favourite pickup.Read More
The Mustang is a motoring icon, but even icons need to change and evolve with the times. For Ford, that meant turning to EcoBoost power and (finally) dropping the live rear end for a fully independent setup. But has it worked, and is it sacrilege to stick a Mustang badge on a turbocharged four-cylinder car? Gizmag spent time driving the whole Mustang range to find out whether the V8 still rules the roost, or if the little turbo is the pick of the bunch.Read More
Having trouble fitting passengers into your Ford Raptor? Well, perhaps you need the new F-150 Raptor SuperCrew. Unveiled this week at the Detroit Auto Show, the sport pickup adds rear doors to the existing Raptor design, along with more interior space for people and gear.
Lincoln has been through some tough times in recent years, but this year's Detroit Auto Show provided some strong evidence to suggest Ford's luxury arm is well and truly alive. The new Continental takes a unique path by ignoring Nurburgring lap times and pulling out of the technology arms race kickstarted by Mercedes and BMW. Instead, Lincoln has presented the quintessential modern American luxury car. Read More
Ford has unveiled a new Fusion at the Detroit Auto Show. Known as the Mondeo in some markets, the Fusion receives a new twin-turbocharged V6, a pedestrian detection system for North America, and updates to the hybrid and plug-in hybrid models to go along with two new trim levels.Read More
The Linux Foundation began a new initiative in 2012 called Automotive Grade Linux as an open-source project to develop common Linux-based software cores for connected cars. Now major automakers like Ford, Mazda, Mitsubishi, and Subaru have joined AGL alongside existing members Toyota, Nissan, and Jaguar Land Rover.Read More
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