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Second-gen +Ford Motor Company 3.5-liter EcoBoost gets dual port and direct injection and is paired with 10-speed automatic transmission in 2017 F-150 and Raptor

Ford Refreshes Its Original EcoBoost V6 And Makes The Jump To 10 Speeds For 2017 F-150 And Raptor
Second-generation 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 debuting in 2017 Ford F-150 (Image credit: Ford Motor Company) Ford wasn’t the first automaker to adopt downsized, gasoline, turbocharged direct-injection engines (GTDI) globally (Volkswagen) or even in Detroit (General Motors). It was however, first to making a broad commitment to use the technology across its lineup […]


Enthusiasts may want a Mustang based Lincoln, but the 2016 MKX will pad the bott…   Recently updated !

Enthusiasts may want a Mustang based Lincoln, but the 2016 MKX will pad the bottom line and boost sales

2016 Lincoln MKX – What the Brand Needs More Than What Enthusiasts Want – Sam’s Thoughts
The luxury vehicle market today shares a very important characteristic with the market for more mainstream models. While enthusiasts may prefer the cars, especially sporty, performance oriented models, crossovers are where the big money is at. For all the strategic issues that Ford’s upmarket Lincoln brand has had over the past couple of decades, they …


2016 Lincoln MKX – What the Brand Needs More Than What Enthusiasts Want

2016 Lincoln MKX

The luxury vehicle market today shares a very important characteristic with the market for more mainstream models. While enthusiasts may prefer the cars, especially sporty, performance oriented models, crossovers are where the big money is at. For all the strategic issues that Ford’s upmarket Lincoln brand has had over the past couple of decades, they at least seem to have recognized this truism. Thus instead of a BMW and Cadillac-chasing rear drive sports sedan or coupe, we have the new MKX midsize crossover and frankly that’s not an entirely bad thing.

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+Ford Motor Company executives recently said the company would be sticking with 100-mile electric vehicles. While that's obviously the case for now, it's likely because that's all the company has to offer and they must sell EVs to meet the California ZEV mandate. I wouldn't count on that situation lasting though

Ford Decides to Stick with 100-Mile EVs – for Now
During the recent SAE 2016 World Congress in Detroit, there was much discussion among attendees and speakers about the future of electric vehicles (EVs). For the most part, there was agreement that…