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Historically Ford was one of the most powerful companies in Canada, and in the 1970s, Ford was Canada's largest company. Ford of Canada celebrated its Centennial in 2004, shortly after Ford in the United States did the same in 2003.

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Ford recalls GT after car fire incident in Germany

Valve block underneath rear wing could leak hydraulic fluid onto exhaust

Recall affects 194 cars from model years 2017-18 in North America, 18 of which are in Canada. Ford GT is built for Ford by Multimatic in Markham, Ontario. Read More

Car Safety Auto Enthusiasts Oct 10, 2018, 10:30 PM

FIRST DRIVE: 23 new things in the "newish" 2019 Ford Edge

Current-gen Edge, unveiled in 2015, gets mild makeover to extend life cycle Read More

New Cars Automotive Reviews Oct 9, 2018, 11:00 AM

Over 783,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in September

Ford, Honda account for more than three quarters of all recalled vehicles Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry Oct 3, 2018, 10:30 PM

The 15 most aerodynamic everyday cars

The lower the coefficient of drag, the better a car cuts through the air Read More

Auto Industry Fuel Economy Sep 26, 2018, 2:30 AM

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GALLERY: All 30 traditional hybrids on sale in Canada

Looking to save fuel but not ready to plug in? Here are all traditional hybrids available in Canada Read More

Fuel Economy New Cars Sep 16, 2018, 2:30 AM

Ford recalls crossovers over doors opening in crashes

Recall affects 2018 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX crossovers built in Oakville

Vehicles may have door striker bolts that are 5 mm shorter than the requirement, which means they may allow the door to pop open in the event of a crash Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry Sep 14, 2018, 2:30 AM

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 plant inspection reaches new heights

Drones with mounted cameras make easy work of inspecting high equipment

Inspectors are performing 12-minute tasks that would otherwise require them to climb on scaffolding and extendable platforms for a 12-hour inspection. Read More

Auto Industry Auto Technology Aug 30, 2018, 2:30 AM

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VIDEO: Canadian “Car Cathedral” a shrine to high-performance Fords

One Ford enthusiast’s personal collection rivals that of many car museums

A rare look at one man’s collection of Ford GTs, special-edition Mustangs, vintage Shelbys, and whatever Ford memorabilia he can get his hands on! Read More

Auto Enthusiasts Classic Cars Aug 28, 2018, 12:50 PM

Ford recalls more than 50,000 vehicles over fire concerns

Electrified cars need new charge cords; CUVs' power cable nuts may be loose

Two separate recalls affect 50,524 C-Max Energi, Focus Electric and Fusion Energi cars, and 94 Ford Edge and Flex, and Lincoln MKX and MKT crossovers. Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry Aug 23, 2018, 2:30 AM

Classic Mustang drive shows how things have changed

"They don’t make cars like they used to" is a blessing for today's drivers

Mustang was hailed as a sporty American machine in its day, but its dynamics demonstrate how far vehicle development has come in the past five decades. Read More

Classic Cars Automotive Reviews Aug 18, 2018, 10:30 PM

New Mustang rockets into Woodward Dream Cruise

Limited edition Cobra Jet pays homage to dominating 1968 drag-racing legends

Limited-edition 50th Anniversary 2018 Mustang Cobra Jet created by Ford Performance Parts to honour the original Cobra Jet that dominated 1968 drag strips. Read More

New Cars Motor Sports Aug 15, 2018, 10:30 PM

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Ford celebrates 10 millionth Mustang

10 millionth car is a Wimbledon White GT V-8 convertible, like the original

Celebrations included 60 Mustang owners spelling out the milestone, under a flyover by a trio of P-51 Mustang WWII fighters (the pony car’s inspiration). Read More

New Cars Auto Industry Aug 10, 2018, 6:30 AM

FIRST DRIVE: 18 reasons you might want to take a Bullitt

Ford adds limited Mustang edition to celebrate Bullitt's 50th anniversary

It’s difficult not to fall in love with Ford’s 2019 Mustang Bullitt, a model celebrating the 50th anniversary of the film Bullitt, starring Steve McQueen. Read More

New Cars Automotive Reviews Aug 5, 2018, 7:55 PM

Over 340,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in July

Ram pickups accounted for bulk of the total to address tailgate unlatching

Ford Escape and Fusion, Volkswagen Golf, Golf Wagon and Tiguan, and Audi A6, A7, S6, S7 and RS7 also recalled large numbers for variety of problems. Read More

Car Safety Auto Industry Aug 4, 2018, 10:30 PM

Ford advances blind-spot monitor in new Ranger

Taillight sensors monitor driver's blind-spot to the back of the trailer

Class-exclusive towing technology uses sensors in the pickup’s taillights to monitor the driver’s blind-spot to the back of the trailer being towed. Read More

Auto Technology New Cars Jul 31, 2018, 10:30 PM

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Ford builds a more powerful and luxurious F-150

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

Raptor’s EcoBoost 3.5-litre turbocharged V-6 generates 450 hp and 510 lb-ft of torque, delivering power to all four wheels through a 10-speed automatic. Read More

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

18 reasons to admire Canadian auto production

Taking stock of Canada’s auto plants in the face of looming auto tariffs

Where your car is made can engender national pride – and some anxiety, thanks to the growing drumbeat of tariff threats coming from south of the border. Read More

Auto Industry Auto Industry People Jul 26, 2018, 2:30 AM

20 odd trucks to celebrate Ugly Truck Day

July 20 is annually celebrated to recognize ugly trucks, vans and SUVs

Although its origins are debated, Ugly Truck Day is widely celebrated every July 20 to give recognition to the ugliest trucks to ever grace public roads. Read More

Classic Cars Auto Awards Auto Enthusiasts Jul 20, 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

Ford Fusion and Escape may have degraded shifter cable bushings; F-53 stripped-chassis trucks may have improperly heat-treated front wheel studs. Read More

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

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VIDEO: Ford goes deep underground with Fiesta ST

Part of Ford’s performance-driven series Europe’s Greatest Driving Roads

Ford took the Fiesta ST performance hatchback to a top-secret location at one of Europe’s largest salt mines to film a new commercial called Undertrack. Read More

New Cars Auto Enthusiasts Jul 11, 2018, 2:30 AM

Commemorative Ford Mustang GT to debut at Goodwood

Eagle Squadron Mustang GT co-created by drifting champ Vaughn Gittin, Jr.

Eagle Squadron Ford Mustang GT pays tribute to American fighter pilots who served in the Royal Air Force, based near Goodwood, during World War II. Read More

Future Cars Auto Enthusiasts Jun 30, 2018, 2:30 PM

2018 EcoRun surpasses all expectations

AJAC EcoRun continues to be showcase for fuel-efficient vehicles, driving

The 19 journalist drivers were required to maintain the posted speed-limits but were encouraged to be as efficient as possible with the “go pedal.” Read More


10 good and 10 not so good brands in Initial Quality

J.D. Power polled 75,000 new buyers during their vehicle’s first 90 days

New vehicle quality has improved for the fourth consecutive year, and it’s at its best level ever according to the 2018 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study. Read More

Auto Industry Auto Awards Jun 20, 2018, 8:00 AM

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Ford recalls 9,100 vehicles for various issues

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

F-Series trucks, Edge and Expedition, Lincoln Navigator and MKZ afflicted by issues with fuel pumps, braking systems and transmission torque converters. Read More

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

Ford on track for improved Shelby GT350

New car sticks to Carroll Shelby's original formula for racetrack success

Ford Performance derived inspiration from road racing programs around the world to improve 2019 Mustang Shelby GT350 looks, performance and drivability. Read More

New Cars Auto Enthusiasts Jun 13, 2018, 1:45 AM

Ford explores autonomous delivery vans

Ford partners with Postmates on-demand delivery for driverless deliveries

Pilot project in Miami and Miami Beach explores how merchants and customers would interact with driverless Ford Transit Connect delivery van due in 2021. Read More

Autonomous Driving Commercial Vehicles Jun 12, 2018, 2:30 AM

Toyota products again judged tops in value

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

Toyota scored highest with 12 model category wins and 2 brand awards; BMW judged tops in luxury and 5 models; Honda, Ford had brand and 4 model-wins each. Read More

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

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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 Auto Enthusiasts 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

FIRST DRIVE: 18 things you should know about Ford's EcoSport

Built in India; massaged to meet the demands of North American buyers

To fill out its SUV/CUV lineup, Ford is joining the small SUV/CUV segment with EcoSport, a vehicle that has been selling in other markets since 2012. Read More

New Cars Automotive Reviews May 18, 2018, 2:00 PM

Nine ragtops you can get for less than $12,000

What's happened with convertibles in Canada?

In the overall market, the convertible automobile is losing ground against the tsunami of sport utilities and crossovers being snapped up by consumers. Read More

Used Cars Auto Industry May 17, 2018, 2:30 AM

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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

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, 9:30 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 shifts Focus to an all-new global model

New Focus available in 4-door bodystyles (hatchback, sedan and wagon)

A product of One Ford manufacturing strategy, all-new, roomier, global Focus features innovative technologies, and improved power and ride and handling. Read More

New Cars Car Buying Apr 11, 2018, 2:30 AM

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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

Ford hybrid delivers a greener shade of blue

Hybrid quicker to 160 km/h than Ford’s long-serving Crown Vic police car

Ford’s Police Responder Hybrid has earned thumbs-up in independent police vehicle testing by the Michigan State Police and the Los Angeles Police Dept. Read More


More than 158,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in March

Non-latching seats and loose steering wheels among the issues addressed

Total of 15 automotive recalls were issued in Canada over the month, involving 24 models from 16 marques, and affecting 158,301 vehicles in total. Read More

Car Safety Used Cars Apr 5, 2018, 2:30 AM

FIRST LOOK: Ford resurrects the Ranger

Ford’s once-popular Ranger small pickup makes a comeback as a mid-size model

The all-new 2019 Ranger will begin to roll off the assembly line late this year at Ford’s Michigan Plant. Read More

New Cars Jan 13, 2018, 3:40 PM

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