Ford is marking production of the two-millionth EcoBoost engine, which rolled off the line in an Escape crossover in Louisville, Ky. last week. Continue Reading...
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It was only a matter of time until Ford offered its turbocharged V6 in the taller of its two law enforcement specials. Continue Reading...
The Vuhl 05 has been officially unveiled packing a 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine with 285 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque, making it good for a 3.7-second 0-60 mph Continue Reading...
Like Mariah Carey’s ancestry, modern crossover vehicles have unusual roots. The award-winning American singer’s family tree is more varied than the flora of a rainforest understory. Her unique blend of nationalities includes African, Venezuelan and Irish. That’s more ingredients than Belorussian variety sausage. Who’s hungry for some lean, finely textured opossum? Continue Reading...
Stringent new fuel economy standards and the rising price of gasoline are forcing automakers to rethink their engine lineups, and Ford says about 66 percent of all new vehicles will use four-cylinder mills by 2020. Continue Reading...
Three Ohio drivers are suing Ford, saying the EcoBoot V6 engines powering their cars are defective. Continue Reading...
Ah to be young again. AutoGuide’s nationally recognized, board-certified Oracles remember their youth vividly… it was terrible. People often say age is just a number and you’re only as old as you feel, unfortunately they were born wearing elastic-waist jeans and Science Olympiad fanny packs. Gingivitis arrived when they were in middle school. Continue Reading...
Starting with the 2014 model year, the Ford Fusion mid-size sedan will come with six powertrain options now that a 1.5-liter EcoBoost engine is being added. Continue Reading...
Last week was a lot like the British ocean liner Lusitania; it got sunk, but this time around it wasn’t the Kaiser’s fault. Instead of falling prey to a German U-Boat it was torpedoed by the New York Auto Show. Continue Reading...
Once upon a time trucks were built for work. They had manual door locks, crank windows and AM radios, if they had any sound system at all. Leather seats, air conditioning and voice-activated distractions were out of the question. Like a framing hammer, pickups were simple and effective. For decades they were purpose-made for hard-working… Continue Reading...
Earlier reports that the 2015 Ford Mustang will get a turbocharged 4-cylinder EcoBoost exclusively for the European market have turned out to be false. That turbo 4-banger is headed to America too. Continue Reading...
It’s no secret; the next-generation Ford Mustang is going global. The iconic American ponycar has finally applied for a passport, but in order to get visas for some countries it needs to make a few changes, namely what’s under its long, bulging hood. Continue Reading...
By 2015, Ford plans on having 95 percent of its North American lineup powered by its turbocharged EcoBoost lineup. Continue Reading...
There’s something magical about going on a road trip. Whether it’s the allure of visiting a far-flung destination or just the call of the highway, piling into a car and eating up miles satiates mankind’s wanderlust. Of course some vehicles are better for long-distance drives than others. A quiet interior, comfortable seats and smooth ride… Continue Reading...
Shelby is changing it up with a four-door, turbocharged model based on the already sporty Ford Focus ST. Continue Reading...
With the V8 engine is losing its foothold, it seems like the V6 engine may suffer the same fate. Continue Reading...
With a heavy heart the staff of AutoGuide.com say goodbye to 2012, along with its triumphs and tragedies. We await the New Year with open arms, and welcome its promise of a better world. According to the Chinese zodiac, 2012 was a year of the dragon, and it proved to be the stuff of legend,… Continue Reading...
Famed Ford tuner Shelby American has revealed that it’ll be heading to the 2013 Detroit Auto Show with several new products for its consumers, including one surprise. Continue Reading...
Ford’s Transit Connect commercial van is expected to get more than 30 mpg, making it the most fuel efficient commercial vehicle. Continue Reading...
Ever more stringent CAFE requirements in the U.S. and CO2 regulations in Europe are squeezing automakers like never before. They’re turning to technologies and fuels they would have never considered just 10 years ago. What’s Honda’s strategy to meet these standards? Continue Reading...
Ford finally spilled the beans on the upcoming 2014 Fiesta ST, which the company estimates will make 197 hp and 214 lb-ft of torque. Continue Reading...
Since Ford launched its EcoBoost engine lineup in 2009, the American automaker has sold over 500,000 EcoBoost-powered vehicles worldwide. Continue Reading...
Ford just announced ahead of the upcoming L.A. Auto Show that its 2014 Fiesta sub-compact will come with the 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine. Continue Reading...
Vehicle quality was not the only thing making news when Consumer Reports unveiled the results of its latest reliability study in Detroit earlier this week. Amongst the issues highlighted by the consumer publication were real world fuel economy and forced induction engine technology. Continue Reading...