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Ford recalls 2 million pickups over fire worries

F-150 pickups may have faulty seatbelt pretensioners that could start fires

Some seatbelt pretensioners may generate excessive sparks and, given the gases involved in the deployment, may ignite the gas, which might start a fire. Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry Sep 7, 2018, 2:30 AM

Ford builds a more powerful and luxurious F-150

New high-output engine makes it most powerful F-150 ever and in its class Read More

New Cars Auto Industry Jul 27, 2018, 2:30 AM

Ford recalls half a million vehicles for shifter, wheel problems

Ford Fusion and Escape, stripped chassis trucks recalled in two actions Read More

Car Safety Car Care Jul 19, 2018, 2:30 AM

Ford recalls 9,100 vehicles for various issues

1,636 of recalled vehicles from model years 2017 and 2018 are in Canada Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry Jun 15, 2018, 2:30 AM

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Toyota products again judged tops in value

Vincentric hands out 2018 Best Value in Canada awards to top brands, models Read More

Auto Awards Auto Industry Car Buying May 31, 2018, 9:25 AM

Ford enhances new Raptor for smarter off-roading

Changes include adaptive suspension, off-road cruise control, new seats

Raptor philosophy is that a high-performance off-roader requires much more than superior power; it needs superior suspension prowess to handle the power. Read More

New Cars Off Roading Car Nuts May 27, 2018, 2:30 AM

Ford recalls EcoSport, F-Series for brake issues

EcoSport has incorrect bits; medium-duty trucks have brake cable issues

EcoSports have incorrect brake fluid reservoir caps and European owner’s manuals; F-650 ad F-750 trucks have parking brakes cables with inadequate tension. Read More

Car Safety New Cars May 20, 2018, 2:30 AM

Nearly 150,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in April

April recalls totalled 35, affecting 147,607 vehicles from 25 makes

Ford pickups, Audi sedans and crossovers, Smart cars, Land Rover Discoverys and VW Tiguans among largest recalls, combining for over 118,000 vehicles. Read More

Car Safety Car Care May 4, 2018, 2:30 AM

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FIRST DRIVE: 2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke

You have to keep reminding yourself that it's a big diesel churning away

After driving various 2018 F-150s with and without payloads and trailers, we find minimal engine noise in the cabin, regardless of engine load. Read More

New Cars Apr 28, 2018, 8:30 AM

Ford F-150 diesel ratings a Power Stroke of genius

Ford’s new F-150 Power Stroke diesel posts top fuel efficiency ratings

Addition of all-new 3.0L Power Stroke V-6 diesel boosts number of engine choices for F-150 buyers to six. Diesel trucks due to arrive at dealers in May. Read More

Fuel Economy New Cars Apr 19, 2018, 12:05 AM

Ford recalls 350,000 vehicles over transmission woes

Two recalls affect F-Series, Expedition, Mustang and Lincoln Navigator

347,425 vehicles recalled over an unseated gear shift cable clip in 10- and 6-speed automatics; 161 recalled over missing roll pin in 10-speed automatics. Read More

Car Safety Used Cars Apr 8, 2018, 2:30 AM

More than 235,000 vehicles recalled in Canada

Hyundai Elantra tops numbers game with nearly 105,000 cars recalled

Most year-end recalls affected motorhomes and bikes, but 237,105 passenger vehicles were named in 23 recalls concerning 29 models from nine brands. Read More

Car Safety Jan 1, 2018, 9:10 PM

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4 electrified powertrains make Wards Top-10 Engines

EV, fuel-cell and two hybrids make the cut; no Germans represented

WardsAuto's Top-10 recognizes new or significantly altered powertrains in vehicles with MSRPs lower than $63,000 US, as well as winners from last year. Read More

Auto Awards Auto Technology Dec 14, 2017, 11:30 AM

Ford recalls over 206,000 vehicles for various issues

Ford Expedition, Explorer, F-150, Transit Connect and motorhomes affected

Issues range from loose or incorrectly positioned seats, brake lines that could leak or suck in air, and side curtain airbags that could have tears. Read More

Car Safety Dec 1, 2017, 10:10 PM

Ford F-150 wins Motor Trend Truck of the Year again

Ford pickups have won top prize six times in award's 31-year history

Full-sized pickup wins prestigious award 2 years in a row, following last year's win by the 2017 Super Duty, marking the third straight back-to-back win. Read More

Auto Awards Nov 27, 2017, 10:00 PM

Honda desirability rates high with consumers, critics

Online resource Edmunds awards first Most Wanted awards in 16 segments

Most Wanted awards feature unique rating system that weighs vehicle performance in the retail marketplace and the opinions of Edmunds’ editorial team. Read More

Auto Awards Nov 18, 2017, 9:30 PM

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Ford recalls over 103,000 vehicles over various issues

Ford F-150s from various model years, and Ford Trasits from 2015-17 affected

Among the issues are a potential electrical short, improper gear selection from an automatic transmission, and an inoperative shift lever in another. Read More

Car Safety Oct 26, 2017, 10:20 PM

Ford recalls 1.3M pickups over door latching issues

Recall affects F-150s from 2015 through 2017, and 2017 Super Duty trucks

Pickups may have non-functioning door latches due to freezing or because of a bent or kinked actuation cable, which may not let the door close properly. Read More

Car Safety Oct 19, 2017, 10:30 PM

Over 120,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in September

Total of 16 actions affect 25 models from 14 different brands

Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, GMC, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jeep, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Porsche, Ram and Volkswagen all have models affected. Read More

Car Safety Oct 3, 2017, 9:35 PM

Ford recalls F-Series trucks for various issues

F-150, Raptor and Super Duty pickups, and F-650 and F-750 trucks affected

Improper seat track welds, missing roof structure rivets, and under-torqued steering nuts among issues that could increase risk of injury in crashes. Read More

Car Safety Sep 28, 2017, 2:00 AM

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26 models recalled in Canada in August

Canadian recalls issued for 14 brands and a total of 44,165 vehicles

Issues include engines and transmissions, airbags and seatbelt systems, steering systems and chasses, labelling and owner's manuals, and fuel systems. Read More

Car Safety Sep 4, 2017, 9:30 PM

Ford recalls 144,000 vehicles for various issues

Ford Explorer, F-Series pickups, Focus, Mustang and Taurus all affected

Among the issues, recalls address pickups with inflatable seatbelts, Focus' rear seatback frame, and steering gears on Explorer, Taurus and police units. Read More

Car Safety Sep 1, 2017, 2:15 AM

FIRST DRIVE: The updated, uprated 2018 Ford F-150 lineup

More powerful and fuel-efficient powertrains highlight F-150 upgrades for 2018

Ford is offering more-powerful, more-efficient powertrains, greater capabilities and additional new technologies in its 2018 F-150 lineup. Read More

New Cars Aug 13, 2017, 8:55 PM

Over 388,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in July

Total of 21 actions involve 59 models from 17 different makes

Issues affect concerns over software glitches to airbag inflators, from alternators to power steering modules, from transmission mapping to fuel lines. Read More

Car Safety Aug 4, 2017, 9:40 PM

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Ford Raptor takes flight with one-off creation

Unique customization auctioned off for $300,000 to benefit Young Eagles

Built by Brad and Doug DeBerti of DeBerti Design, the Ford F-22 F-150 Raptor borrows design details from the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor fighter jet. Read More

Future Cars Jul 31, 2017, 10:30 PM

Ford recalls 117,000 vehicles over seat safety

Faulty bolts may allow seat or seatbelts to come loose on sudden stops

Ford F-150s and E-Series vans and wagons from 2014, 2014-15 Escapes and 2015 Lincoln MKCs may have improperly-tempered bolts on seat attachment points. Read More

Car Safety Jul 26, 2017, 10:30 PM

Ford F-150 becomes first Responder

Purpose-built F-150 Police Responder is first pursuit-rated pickup

With excellent off-road manners, this pickup is expected to become a favourite of rural sheriff departments, border patrols and game wardens. Read More

Commercial Vehicles Jul 22, 2017, 10:10 PM

Over 345,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in May

Various manufacturers issued recalls for 23 models over the month

Recalls from Audi, BMW, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Ford, Jaguar, Jeep, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Ram and Volkswagen address issues from labels to fuel leaks. Read More

Car Safety Jun 2, 2017, 10:20 PM

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Ford recalls 3,000 trucks over seatback, door handle issues

Safety compliance recalls affect trucks in North America, US territories

One relates to Ford F-150 and Super Duty pickups, and Explorers with inadequate seat frame welds; other deals with chrome door handles on F-Series trucks. Read More

Car Safety May 24, 2017, 9:45 PM

Ford recalls 442,000 vehicles for various issues

Edge, Escape, Fiesta, Fusion, F-Series and Lincoln MKZ all affected

Problems include loss of coolant that could lead to engine fires, faulty door latches, broken driveshafts, and improperly welded windshield headers. Read More

Car Safety Mar 29, 2017, 9:30 PM

Do 10 speeds and two turbos add up in 2017 Ford F-150?

New powertrain combination poses interesting decision for F-150 buyers

This new engine-transmission package from the Blue Oval delivers the grunt traditional V-8 truck truckers expect and it’s more fuel-efficient too. Read More

New Cars Automotive Reviews Mar 22, 2017, 12:50 AM

Hot Fords take the chill out of winter

2017 F-150 Raptor 4X4 pickup and 2017 Focus RS hatchback, meet snow!

No one, has really tested the mettle of these high-performance Fords in the snow and ice conditions familiar to Canadians – until now! Read More


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Ford recalls C-Max, Focus and F-150

Just 18 C-Maxes and Focuses affected in one recall; 8,000 F-150s in another

Improper body apron joints on the C-Max/Focus may result in reduced front-end structural integrity, while F-150s need instrument clusters reprogrammed. Read More

Car Safety Jan 26, 2017, 9:30 PM

Don’t count diesels out just yet!

Ford and GM are the latest automakers to expand their diesel engine offerings

There has be some irony in the fact that more diesels than ever are coming to market when their major booster over the years has withdrawn. Read More

New Cars Auto Technology Jan 17, 2017, 6:40 PM

Ford recalls address fuel tank, EcoBoost problems

9,421 Super Duty trucks, Taurus, Flex, Explorer and Lincoln MKT affected

Super Duty trucks may be missing a fuel tank strap reinforcement; Taurus, Flex, Explorer and Lincoln MKTs may have improperly brazed turbo oil lines. Read More

Car Safety Dec 21, 2016, 8:55 PM

On- and off-road in Ford's rapacious new Raptor!

Having a 2017 F-150 Raptor is like having your own personal ‘Trophy Truck’

Built on Ford’s aluminum-intensive F-150 platform, the all-new second-generation Raptor is seriously upgraded for both on- and off-road use. Read More


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Aftermarket suspension kit gives F-150 a lift

New Superlift lift kits add 4.5 inches or 6.0 inches of ride height

Louisiana suspension kit maker called the F-150 OEM suspension and ride height “biggest limiting factor when it comes to its off-road capabilities.” Read More

Auto Accesories Sep 13, 2016, 10:30 PM

Ford gives mammoth truck a giant fuel tank

All-new F-Series Super Duty gets the largest fuel tank in its class

Thanks to longer wheelbase, 182-litre fuel tank will be available on new long-box Crew Cab full-sized pickup, with both gasoline and diesel engines. Read More

New Cars Aug 27, 2016, 10:30 PM

Why Ford’s new F-Series Super Duty is a segment buster

Ford’s all-new 2017 Super Duty not only beats but crushes segment benchmarks

An all-new Ford Super Duty is about to bust open the segment’s door with a truck that’s tougher and more capable than any heavy-duty rig ever offered. Read More

New Cars Automotive Reviews Off Roading Aug 9, 2016, 9:05 AM

Ford Raptor covers terrain efficiently

Driving modes - Normal, Sport, Weather, Mud/Sand, Baja, Rock Crawl

Raptor’s prime attraction is its ability to confidently tackle off-road terrain and three driving modes optimize performance in specific conditions. Read More

Off Roading New Cars Jul 10, 2016, 10:30 PM

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