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Two Shelby Fords Wow at New York Auto Show
by admin on Mar 29th, 2013
Shelby showed two Ford models that got tongue’s wagging and mouth’s drooling in equal measure at this year’s New York Auto Show. The Shelby Raptor and the Shelby 1000. Both are awesome cars in their standard guise, that’s now multiplied hugely with the Shelby touch. Shelby Raptor The Shelby Raptor is something of a departure for Shelby. It’s a truck, it’s huge and it is unlike anything they have created so far to date. Tak...
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2013 Ford F-150 to Create New Off-road Benchmark
by admin on Jun 28th, 2012
The already excellent Ford F-150 is set to elevate itself further still in its 2013 guise. The range-topping F-150 Limited will have some cool new features for the 2013 model year including three distinctive colors, Ruby Red, Tuxedo Black and White Platinum, a single body shape, the SuperCrew four-door and HID headlamps. The special F-150 Raptor is also set to make waves as the 2013 model has some equally cool new features. They i...
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New 2013 Ford F150 Breaks Cover
by admin on Jun 6th, 2012
The new iterations of Ford’s venerable pickup was unveiled in Texas on June 4th 2012. The new model is an evolution rather than revolution, but improves the truck in many important ways. It continues Ford’s trend of adding enhancements to new year’s models whenever they are ready, rather than on a pre-arranged schedule. That new method of improvement worked last year when two new V6 motors were introduced, which rapidly beca...
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Ford Top Automaker in Canada, Again.
by admin on Jan 9th, 2012
Ford F-Series Trucks Haul in First Place Ford Motor Co of Canada was Canada's top-selling automaker in 2011 for the second consecutive year. Lead by truck sales, which made up about three-quarters of its total sales, Ford managed a 3 percent increase in sales over 2010. Ford's American parent also posted impressive numbers with the total for 2011 coming in just over 2 million vehicles. Ford Canada said it sold 275,978 vehicles last year...
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IIHS Announces Top Safety Picks for 2012
by admin on Dec 21st, 2011
IIHS Picks Record 115 Models for 2012 The US based, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety published its final list of 2012 models rated Top Safety Picks. A record 115 models were selected this year. A remarkable number given that there were only 11 selected in 2005 when the insurance industry's safety agency started its own crash testing and rating, separate from the US Federal government's crash tests. Top Picks include 69 cars, 38 SU...
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2012 Ford F-150 Named Truck of the Year
by admin on Dec 14th, 2011
Motor Trend Picks F-150, Again! Motor Trend magazine named the 2012 Ford F-150 its Truck of the Year, beating out the Nissan NV commercial van, the Ram HD Laramie Longhorn and the Toyota Tacoma. Each year, the staff of Motor Trend conduct a week long evaluation which includes a full range of performance tests, both with and without payload, on straight-aways and twisty mountain roads, as well as in day-to-day driving. The F-150 has now won...
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The 2012 F-150 Raptor Ford’s Off-Road Truck
by admin on Dec 5th, 2011
2012 Ford F-150 Keeps Its Eye Off the Road Ford's new F-150 SVT (Special Vehicle Team) Raptor is for the extreme off-roader. Built to handle the most challenging terrain, the SVT Raptor has been pumped up to take even more punishment. This truck is wider than a standard F-150 by about 6 inches, and has a relatively long wheelbase, to give you a trail hugging lower center of gravity . Its 411-horsepower, 6.2-liter V-8, still gives you a...
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Hyundai and Kia Win Car of the Year Awards
by admin on Dec 2nd, 2011
Hyundai and Kia Win Auto123 Car of the Year Awards Auto123.com, one of Canada's leading automotive web portals, has announced the winners of the 3rd annual Car of the Year Awards. The judging panel of 10 voting automobile journalists analysed all the vehicles in each of the 20 vehicle categories. All 2012 model-year vehicles on sale in Canada were eligible. Vehicles not available for testing, or not yet on sale as of November 1st, 201...
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Ford F-150 Survives Hurricane
by admin on Oct 7th, 2011
F-150 "Built Ford Tough", Not Just a Slogan! There was no indication where this was exactly, but it's still quite impressive to see an F-150 climb out of the rubble on its own steam! on only three wheels, no less! Check out some Ford F-150's that are in better shape ...
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Ford Has Another Good Month of Auto Sales
by admin on Sep 8th, 2011
Ford Light Trucks Lead in Sales Increased Canadian auto industry sales for the month of August increased by 3.2 percent to 140,361 units. The light truck segment, which includes sport utility vehicles, crossovers, minivans and pickups, saw sales increased 5.8 percent. Passenger car sales, however, declined slightly by 0.1 percent. While consumers are choosing slightly bigger vehicles, there does seem to be a trend towards the more fuel e...