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2016 Ford F-150, 2015-2016 Ford Transit Wagon Recalled For Airbag, Seatbelt Problems

Ford Motor Company has issued two recalls this morning that affect roughly 55,000 vehicles, most of which are registered in the U.S. RECALL #1: 2016 Ford F-150 UNITS AFFECTED: 3,683, including 2,894 registered in America, 286 in Canada, and 503 in Mexico This recall is related to the occupant classificationRead More

Mazda Recalls CX-5, Ford Races F-150 Raptor, Toyota Drops Scion: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2014-2016 Mazda CX-5 Recalled For Fuel Leak: 264,000 Vehicles Affected Mazda is issuing a recall and stop-sale for 2014, 2015, and 2016 models of the Mazda CX-5 crossover. Documents filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration explain that a part on some of those vehiclesRead More

Is There A Ford F-150 Diesel In The Works? And If So, Why Now?

The Ford F-150 is many things: rugged, reliable, and the top-selling vehicle in the U.S. for more than three decades. What it’s not — at least not since the 1980s — is a diesel, but that could soon change. According to Auto News, diesel models of the F-150 have beenRead More

F-150 Vs. Silverado, 2017 Smart ForTwo, 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2017 Smart ForTwo Cabrio Review Following closely on a full redesign this past year, the 2017 Smart Fortwo Cabrio arrives to bring a little more open-air enjoyment to the lineup. The Fortwo Cabriolet isn’t the only model that had been carried over in the previous bodyRead More

2016 Ford F-150 Vs. 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Auburn-Alabama, Green Bay-Chicago, Coke-Pepsi, Hatfields-McCoys. These are some history’s greatest rivalries, and in the automotive world nothing surpasses F-150 versus Silverado. It’s actually been a one-sided fight as the Ford F-150 has been America’s best-selling pickup truck for 39 consecutive years, and it’s our pick as well. But that doesn’t…Read More

2016 BMW i8, 2016 Ford F-150, Toyota GT 86 GRMN: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2016 BMW i8 Review The 2016 BMW i8 blends a stunning coupe design with a slew of advanced technology underneath; the plug-in hybrid powertrain, and its corresponding efficiency, may be all but irrelevant. 2016 Ford F-150 Review The 2016 Ford F-150, fresh off a transformation thatRead More

Ford Recalls 317,000 U.S. Vehicles: Ford F-150 SuperCrew, Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis

This morning, Ford Motor Company has issued four recalls affecting 317,474 vehicles, most of which are registered in the U.S. RECALL #1: 2003-2005 Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis UNITS AFFECTED: 312,814, including 296,004 in the U.S., 14,714 in Canada, and 2,096 in Mexico Ford says that solder joints onRead More

Six Recalls Affect 2015 Ford F-150, 2016 Ford Explorer, 2001-2008 Ford Escape, And Other Models

Earlier this morning, Ford Motor Company issued a whopping six recalls for a variety of Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury vehicles, some as old as the 1998 model year. The problems range from structural issues to high-tech problems with adaptive cruise control systems. From oldest to newest vehicles, the recalls include:Read More

Volvo XC90 Recall, Ford F-150 Vs. Ram 1500, Tesla Updates: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Deliveries Halted On 2016 Volvo XC90 Due To Airbag Issue Volvo Cars is preparing a recall for the 2016 Volvo XC90 crossover utility vehicle, for an issue that may prevent the side curtain airbags from functioning as intended. Ford F-150 Vs. Ram 1500: Compare Trucks It’sRead More

Ford F-150 Vs. Ram 1500: Compare Trucks

It’s a golden age of pickup trucks. From fuel economy to crash safety, trucks have never done a better job of doubling as passenger cars. Likewise, with tow and payload ratings at all-time highs, today’s light-duty, full-size trucks are the brute-strength equivalents of yesterday’s heavy-duty pickups. Two of our currentRead More

2015 Ford F-150: IIHS Gives Aluminum Body Mixed Crash Test Scores & Says It’s 26% Pricier To Repair

This morning, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety released crash test scores for the new, aluminum-bodied 2015 Ford F-150 pickup. Among the results, there’s good news and bad news for fans of America’s best-loved vehicle. First, the good news: IIHS says that the F-150’s new aluminum body provides just asRead More

2015 Ford F-150 , 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC, Aston Martin DB10: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: The 2015 Ford F-150 & The $ 10,000 Discount: Is America’s Best-Selling Vehicle In Trouble? Lots of folks are talking about the Ford F-150. The truck has been America’s best-selling vehicle for the past several decades, and the F-Series in general has topped U.S. charts sinceRead More