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  • North America Aug 30, 2019

    Ford Recalls 550K Vehicles for Seat Strength Problem

    Ford is recalling more than 550,000 trucks and SUVs in North America because seat backs may not properly restrain people in a crash. The recall covers certain 2018 through 2020 F-150 pickups, 2019 and 2020 Super Duty trucks, 2018 and 2019 Explorer SUVs, and 2019 and 2020 Expedition SUVs. All have manual driver or front passenger seat-back recliner mechanisms. Also...

  • United States Jun 13, 2019

    Ford Recalls 1.3M Vehicles for Suspension, Transmission Woes

    Ford is recalling over 1.3 million vehicles mainly in North America to fix rear suspension and transmission control software problems. The largest recall covers over 1.2 million Explorer SUVs from 2011 through 2017. Ford says a rear suspension toe link can break if the suspension moves a lot.

  • Donald Trump Dec 9, 2018

    GM Fights to Retain Key Tax Credit Amid Plant Closing Plans

    General Motors is fighting to retain a valuable tax credit for electric vehicles as the nation’s largest automaker tries to deal with the political fallout triggered by its plans to shutter several U.S. factories and shed thousands of workers. Preserving the $7,500 tax incentive for buyers is crucial for GM as the company pivots from internal combustion engines in favor...

  • Ford Jun 13, 2018

    2018 Ford, Jeep Midsize SUVs Receive ‘Poor’ Rating in Front-End Crash Tests

    Two midsize SUVs received a “poor” rating in the latest round of crash tests, the lowest safety rating that the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety issues. Both the 2018 Ford Explorer and 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee received “poor” grades because of their inability to prevent injuries to the front passenger during a front-end collision with an object or another car...

  • Ford Jun 12, 2018

    2018 Ford, Jeep Midsize SUVs Receive ‘Poor’ Rating in Front-End Crash Tests

    Two midsize SUVs received a “poor” rating in the latest round of crash tests, the lowest safety rating that the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety issues. Both the 2018 Ford Explorer and 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee received “poor” grades because of their inability to prevent injuries to the front passenger during a front-end collision with an object or another car...

  • Ford Apr 4, 2018

    How Safe is Your SUV? Institute for Highway Safety Release New Safety Ratings

    New ratings released Wednesday for seven small SUVs reveal surprising results, with some models ranking poorly in crash tests.

  • Asher Klein Jun 13, 2017

    Tests Find That Most Midsize SUVs Have Unsafe Headlights

    More than half of the midsize SUVs tested by an insurance industry group were found to have unsafe headlights that did not light up the road far enough or caused glare for oncoming drivers. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety said Tuesday that it tested 37 midsize SUVs and only two received a “good” rating: the 2017 Volvo XC60 and...

  • Mexico Apr 27, 2016

    Ford Recalls 202K Pickups, SUVs, Cars to Fix Transmissions

    Ford is recalling nearly 202,000 pickup trucks, SUVs and cars in North America because the automatic transmissions can suddenly downshift to first gear. The company also said Wednesday it’s recalling more than 81,000 Explorer SUVs to fix a rear suspension problem. The transmission recall covers the 2011 and 2012 F-150 and the 2012 Expedition, Mustang and Lincoln Navigator. The Explorer...

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