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Ford Reveals Its First Plug-in Hybrid Cop Car

Earlier this year, Ford unveiled the Police Responder Hybrid Sedan and F-150 Police Responder; pursuit-rated cars that, while not being as fast as some of their fully-gasoline-powered counterparts, still beat the hell of a Crown Vic. Today, Ford revealed a new offering for police: its first plug-in hybrid, which the…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Why So Many Ford Focus RS Owners Are Freaking Out About Failing Head Gaskets

The Ford Focus RS is a magnificent 350 horsepower all-wheel drive drift machine, so you can imagine how thrilled folks were to be able to actually drop the $35,000 to own one of their own. You can also imagine, then, how upset those same folks were when their engines started failing after only a few […]

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The Trump Administration Won’t Push For Cars That Talk To Each Other

Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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I Am Afraid That I Am Not Manly Enough For The 2018 Ford F-150 RTR Muscle Truck Concept

I could be wrong, but I think there’s a pretty stereotypical checklist of items you need to complete in order to be considered manly. An affinity for meat. A thirst for whiskey. A love of going outdoors. Flannel. Ron Swanson stuff—and stuff I can generally get behind. But this new RTR truck concept? I dunno. […]

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Police Officer Suffered Nerve Damage After Carbon Monoxide Poisoning From Ford Explorer: Lawsuit

A second Austin Police Department officer has sued Ford for negligence, alleging the company failed to fix a known issue with its Explorer Police Interceptor SUV, leaking carbon monoxide that poisoned the officer and resulted in nerve damage.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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WRC’s Leading Team Loses Its Best Young Driver And Their Future Does Not Look Good

2017 has been the year of M-Sport, a fan-favorite World Rally Championship team that’s currently beating big-budget factory rally efforts from Toyota, Citroën and Hyundai. But Ford won’t make M-Sport a full works team despite all its success, and now one of M-Sport’s most loyal drivers is leaving. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Ford-Backed Startup Calls Out Practically Everyone For Overhyping Self-Driving Cars 

If there’s one noticeable sentiment emerging from Ford under the reign of newly-hired CEO Jim Hackett, it’s the company’s refreshing new public sentiment toward self-driving cars. The official line, lately, is: yes, this technology is Good and Will Happen, but it Will Take Time. More time than the thought leaders in…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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