Ford Issues Five Recalls Covering 200K Vehicles

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Ford Issues Five Recalls Covering 200K Vehicles
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Twenty-fourteen must be the year of the recall. Takata’s massive airbag foible is causing much grief, GM’s ignition fiasco drags on and in addition to all of this there have been myriad smaller safety actions. Adding to the tally, Ford just announced five callbacks. Continue Reading...

Crown Victoria Police Cruiser NHTSA Probe Upgraded

Crown Victoria Police Cruiser NHTSA Probe Upgraded
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Last September, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration opened a probe into the Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor for a possible problem with the steering assembly. Continue Reading...

Mazda RX-8, Honda Element Among Cars Axed in 2011

Mazda RX-8, Honda Element Among Cars Axed in 2011
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A new year is around the corner, and with every new year comes change. Numerous new models will be added to dealerships across the country, while for 2012 many other models will disappear. From the Mazda RX-8 to the Honda Element, there are quite a few vehicles we’re going to miss and hope that successors… Continue Reading...

Ford Crown Victoria Being Hoarded By Police Departments

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Ford Crown Victoria Being Hoarded By Police Departments
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After serving for more than 30 years, the Ford Crown Victoria has established a sterling reputation as the police car of choice. Ford is ending production of the Crown Vic Police Interceptor at the company’s St. Thomas, Ontario, factory and despite stopping sales of Crown Vics to consumers in 2008, Ford continues to make them available to… Continue Reading...

Ford Cuts 150 Jobs As Panther Production Ends

Ford Cuts 150 Jobs As Panther Production Ends
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Ford is cutting 150 jobs from its Buffalo Stamping Plant in upstate New York, as production of the Ford Crown Victoria and Lincoln Town Car comes to a close. The vehicles, based on Ford’s ancient “Panther” platform, are slated to be killed off in September, and Ford says that the layoffs are necessary to keep… Continue Reading...

California Man Arrested For “Impersonating A Police Officer” With His Ford Crown Victoria

California Man Arrested For “Impersonating A Police Officer” With His Ford Crown Victoria
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The Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor is one of the best used buys on the market. Virtually indestructible, and packing enough space for 5 adults and all their gear, the CVPI, as the car is known in internet-speak, is a spartan but durable alternative to the regular family sedan. With rear-wheel drive and a 4.6L… Continue Reading...

New York City Cab Drivers Resist Hybrids, Speak Up For Ford Crown Victoria

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New York City Cab Drivers Resist Hybrids, Speak Up For Ford Crown Victoria
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The yellow Ford Crown Victoria taxi is so common in New York City that it’s almost an icon just like the Yankees or the Empire State Building. As Crown Victoria production winds down, cab drivers are digging in their heels in the city’s bid to replace the big, rear drive V8 powered sedans with hybrids… Continue Reading...