Nearly 400,000 Ford and Lincoln cars from the 2013 model year are being recalled due to a fuel leak problem.
Domestic-branded car makers won more individual categories in the latest quality awards than import brands.
Tesla has recently become the toast of Wall Street.
Given a choice between taking a pension or a lump sum, think hard before you give up the promise of income for life.
I’ve been wearing my reporter hat today, covering Ford Motor Co. and its labor agreement with the United Auto Workers, which was reached in the wee hours this morning. For those of us who live in the Greater Detroit area, this second of three contract agreements — General Motors Co. was first and Chrysler has yet
At some point in nearly every conversation I’ve had about the bailout of the American auto industry, someone brings up the idea that many American cars “are made in Mexico anyway.” While that’s an exaggeration, there’s a perception — well-founded in some cases — that U.S. car companies appeal to the patriotism of Americans to
I guess buying a car with a built-in doctor is one way to control health care costs. Eric Taub of the New York Times writes Ford is working on a health care add-on for its Sync in-car electronics system: Working with WellDoc, a startup developer of software-based health management tools, Ford has created a prototype
Howdy, pilgrim, it’s another recall roundup (insert sound of blasting six shooters here). This week, we’ve herded up a whole passel of defective little doggies. Saddle up and find out if your auto is on the list! This month Ford announced it was expanding a recall of its Ford F-150 and Lincoln Mark LT trucks
Ever had a friend or relative who sold a car after it had serious structural repairs because they didn’t feel safe in it? Turns out they may have been on to something. Mechanics, especially those with ties to insurance companies that typically foot collision-repair bills, often use aftermarket replacement parts because they are significantly less
The upcoming 2011 Ford Explorer, far from being the traditional SUV it appears to be, is actually leading a double life. It’s public face is a flagship American SUV, posturing about off-roading, mountain biking and kayaking in ads. But truth be told, it would rather be driving sedately down a nice suburban road somewhere, loaded