All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Ford’

Chevrolet Silverado Wins With Upgraded Features

The battle between Ford and Chevy trucks rages on in 2014, with each competitor upgrading their vehicles even closer to perfection. The second-best-selling vehicle, the Chevrolet Silverado, has upgraded its interior as well as minor changes to the exterior to possibly make it the victor this year. Chevrolet has listened to driver feedback and made some key changes. The most …

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Ford Says Alan Mulally Is Not Leaving For Microsoft

Ever since talks began of who was going to replace outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, Ford CEO Alan Mulally topped the list of potential candidates. His inclusion was rather exciting for some as he previously turned Ford around at the height of the automotive industry crisis and didn’t even need government stimulus money to do so. As you can imagine, …

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Escape Recall: The Seventh Since July 2012

It may be time to escape if you’re an Escape owner. And you may want to do it with another car. Ford is recalling the Escape again for the seventh time since July 2012. This time the SUV is being recalled to fix oil and fuel leaks that could lead to the engine catching fire. (They may need Katniss to …

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2015 Ford Mustang to Debut on December 5th

Ford Motor Company has announced that its all-new 2015 Mustang will debut on December 5th. This will be the Mustang’s first redesign since 2005. The car will celebrate its 50th anniversary on April 17, 2014. “With a new design and greater refinement, world-class power and performance plus innovative new technologies, Mustang is ready for the next 50 years,” said Jim …

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Elon Musk Calls Media Coverage of Tesla Unreasonable

In the past couple of months, several fires have broken out as a result of accidents involving Tesla Model S cars and multiple purchasers. As the company fought to repair the damage, their stock price zig-zagged as if it were riding a rollercoaster; this week, USNews.com reports CEO Elon Musk condemning the media coverage of the car fires as “extremely …

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Microsoft Wants To Replace Ballmer Before The End Of 2013 [Report]

In late August, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said that he would retire within the next 12 months. That gives him until August 2014 to hand the reigns over to somebody else. While that could certainly happen, it seems that Microsoft’s board wants to get him out the door much sooner. Bloomberg reports that Microsoft’s board is working tirelessly to replace …

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Alan Mulally Could Run Microsoft

After Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer announced his plan to retire within the next 12 months, the company has been trying to figure out the best candidate to replace him. According to a new report, it could be Ford Motor Company CEO Alan Mulally. According to AllThingsD, Microsoft and Mulally are in serious talks, though no formal contract negotiations have …

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Ford recall: North American models hit, stock price intact

Ford motor company is recalling approximately 400,000 of its large sedans ranging from model year 2005 to 2011. The brands and models affected include Ford Crown Victoria which is ubiquitously used as either a taxi cab or a police car across America, the Mercury Grand Marquis, and the plush, upscale and roomy Lincoln Town Car. The problem appears to be …

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Ford F-150 Tremor Coming This Fall

Ford Motors that its new Ford F-150 Tremor truck will be coming to market sometime this fall. Ford is calling the Tremor the “world’s first EcoBoost-powered sport truck.” The truck will come with a 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine and an electronic locking differential for its rear axle. It will also come standard with HID headlamps and Ford’s Sync technology with MyFord …

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Ford Recall Affects 465,000 Vehicles, Fuel Leak To Blame

Vehicle recalls are nothing new, but a recent Ford recall is definitely one of the biggest of the year. Ford announced today that it was recalling 465,000 vehicles over concerns that a fuel leak could start a fire. There have been no reports of fires from the fuel leak, but Ford wants to stay on the safe side. The current …

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Amazon Cloud Player Comes To Ford SYNC Smart Cars

The smart car is the next big revenue driver for app developers. These cars may not be everywhere just yet, but app developers would be smart to jump on in its early stages before it takes off. Amazon is doing just that by bringing Cloud Player to Ford’s line of smart cars. Amazon announced today that Android devices with Amazon …

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CES 2013: Ford Developer Program Invites You To Make The Next Great Smart Car App

One of the more interesting categories of CES’ past was the smart car. The idea behind it was that everything you have on your smartphone could be accessed while you’re behind the wheel. It’s incredibly promising and Ford is kicking off CES 2013 with a new open source SDK and developer program. After a few years of trying to get …

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