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ElectricLincoln’s First EV to Debut in 2022, Three More to Come After
Lincoln is lagging behind many other luxury car companies when it comes to electrification, but the tide is about to turn. Ford’s premium brand will debut its first global fully electric vehicle next year as it celebrates its 100th anniversary. “As we accelerate Lincoln’s transformation in North America and China, …
On this day in history: August 2
  • 2010: Chinese automaker Geely acquires Volvo, which until then belonged to Ford
ElectricFord Plans EV Variants of Explorer, Aviator, Possibly Bronco
During the company’s Capital Markets Day for investors on Wednesday, Ford deepened its commitment to electrification and made a number of key announcements. In particular, two new electric vehicle platforms are coming. Ford's chief product platform and operations officer, Hau Thai-Tang, explained that there will be a platform for rear-wheel-drive/all-wheel-drive …
NewsThe Car Guide's Best Buys for 2021: Cadillac Escalade
Every year, The Car Guide unveils a list of Best Buys covering all the different vehicle categories in the industry. Full-size luxury SUVs are flagship vehicles offering a ton of space and amenities for modern families. And in this segment, American manufacturers—not the Germans—are the ones occupying most of the …
Recalls640,000 GM, Ford Vehicles With Faulty Airbags Recalled in Canada
General Motors and Ford announced massive recalls in November 2020 and January of this year, respectively, due to faulty airbags. Over 9 million vehicles were said to be affected. And now we know exactly how many of those are in Canada. According to recall notices posted by Transport Canada, a …
ElectricFord Doubles Down on EV Investments, Accelerates Plans
During a conference call with the media to detail its financial results for 2020, Ford said it lost $1.3 billion USD ($1.6 billion CAD) last year, marking its first full-year loss since 2008. However, what we’re particularly interested in are the investments planned for the next few years. New Ford …
NewsLincoln Nautilus Gets Significant Update for 2021
The Lincoln Nautilus , which replaced the MKX two years ago, is getting a significant mid-cycle update, although it may not seem like it when you look at the vehicle. Upon closer inspection, the lower front bumper has been revised and no longer features chrome trim around the fog lights.
NewsStudy: Which Are the Best Driver Assistance Systems?
Automakers have made tremendous advancements in safety and driver assistance in recent years, but obviously not all of them have reached the same level of effectiveness and dependability. While Tesla is generating a lot of talk with its Autopilot system, even more now with the beta test of its “Full …
RecallsFord to Recall 700,000 Vehicles in North America
Ford is issuing a safety compliance recall that affects approximately 700,000 vehicles across North America including 76,566 in Canada. Apparently, there is insufficient electrical conductivity within the printed circuit board internal to the rear-view camera, causing the latter to intermittently display a blank or distorted image. Affected vehicles include the …
NewsFord Avoids Strike, Promises 5 EV Models to be Built in Oakville
Ford and Unifor, which represents thousands of auto workers in Canada, have just reached a tentative deal on a new three-year collective bargaining agreement that affects more than 5,400 unionized workers in the country. As a result, the automaker avoided a strike that could have been launched as early as …
NewsCanadian Auto Workers Vote to Strike GM, Ford, FCA
About 17,000 Canadian auto workers represented by Unifor today voted in favour of a strike should negotiations with Detroit’s Big Three fail three weeks from now. A strike was authorized by 98.4 percent of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles , 96.4 percent of Ford workers and 95.3 percent of those at General …
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