Ford News

Ford to Introduce Driverless Cars to Ride Hailing Services by 2021

Ford Motor Co., which put the world on wheels a century ago, is now taking the driver out of the driver’s seat. The company said it plans to have a fully autonomous vehicle – no steering wheel, no gas or …

Ford to Inspect 386,000 Cars for Steering Trouble

Ford Motor Co. will inspect 386,000 large sedans in the U.S. to make sure they don’t have a steering problem that caused a recall in August. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says Ford will check 2005 through 2011 Ford …

Ford to Pay $17M in U.S. Settlement Over Slow Recall

Ford Motor Co agreed to pay nearly $17.4 million in a settlement with U.S. auto safety regulators for failing to act quickly enough last year to recall vehicles with a defect that may cause unintended acceleration. Ford and regulators reached …

Ford Recalls Some 2013 C-Max Hybrids Over Roofs

Ford Motor Co. is recalling 33,021 C-Max hybrid cars because they may not adequately protect occupants’ heads in a crash. Vehicles involved were made between Jan. 19, 2012, and June 25, 2013 and don’t have panoramic roofs. C-Max hybrids with …

New Ford System Helps Warn Police of Approaches

Police could soon be getting some extra backup – from their cars. Ford Motor Co. has a new surveillance system for police cars that automatically sounds a chime, locks the doors and puts up the windows if it detects someone …

Ford Recalling 465,000 Vehicles for Fuel Leaks

Ford is recalling about 465,000 cars and SUVs because the fuel tanks can leak and cause fires. The global recall affects the Ford brand’s Fusion, Explorer, Taurus, Flex, Police Utility and Police Interceptor. Also covered are the Lincoln MKS, MKT …

Ford Plans to Appeal $2.9M Jury Award

Ford Motor Co. plans to appeal a decision awarding $2.9 million in damages to a Colorado man who was hurt in a 2009 accident. Ford spokesman Jay Cooney told the Daily Camera on Tuesday that the auto maker is disappointed …

Ford Recalls 7,150 Newly Built Vehicles to Repair Child Locks

Ford Motor Co will recall 7,150 vehicles built in November, including the 2013 Escape crossover, because some models are equipped with a defective child lock on the left rear door. Also included in the recall are the 2013 Focus and …

Ford Recalls 230,000 Minivans for Corrosion Issue

Ford Motor Co is recalling about 230,000 older minivans globally to fix a corrosion problem that could prevent the fold-down third-row seats from locking in place. The recall affects 196,500 Ford Freestar and Mercury Monterey minivans from model years 2004 …

Government Investigating Ford Floor Mats

The federal government is expanding an investigation into floor mats that interfere with pedals in Ford, Mercury and Lincoln cars. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration was initially investigating 2010 Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan vehicles. Late last week, it …