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Ford Recalls 83,250 Cars And SUVs

Ford is recalling 83,250 vehicles because a faulty part could cause them to lose power or roll away if they’re parked.

08/15/2014

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Stable Gas Prices, Younger Buyers, Expected To Push Car Sales Higher

Experts at Traverse City Conference predict continued growth, but raise some concerns about the impact of new trends.

08/06/2014

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Ford Sees Strong Gains In Europe

Ford of Europe President says sales are up 6.6 percent in the first half, company on track to make a profit in Europe next year.

07/11/2014

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Ford Thinks Big With New Cargo Van

Company shows off the Transit van, which replaces its long time Ford E-Series.

07/09/2014

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Ford Looking To Make Car Parts From Tomatoes

In an effort to find lighter renewable materials, Ford announced a partnership on Tuesday with Heinz to research the use of tomato fibers to make car parts.

06/13/2014

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May Car Sales Return To Pre-Recession Levels

Good weather and a strong Memorial Day weekend helped car buyers ignore reports of recalls, pushing car and truck sales up more than ten percent in May.

06/04/2014

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American Cars In Decline? GM’s Role In The International Recall War

GM is on track to break the American automaker record for the most recalls in a single year, ever.

05/15/2014

Ford Motor Company Executive Chairman Bill Ford stands on top of the observation deck at the Empire State Building with the new 2015 Mustang convertible in honor of 50 years of the Ford Mustang on April 16, 2014 in New York City. (Photo credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Ford To Offer 50th Anniversary Mustang

Ford is building a limited-edition Mustang GT to honor the pony car’s 50th anniversary. It is showing the Limited Edition at the New York auto show, which begins this week.

04/16/2014

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Ford Fund Announces Automotive Design Scholarships

The Ford Motor Co. Fund will award a $1 million grant for scholarships commemorating William Clay Ford’s contributions to the automaker’s design legacy.

03/14/2014

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Tech Features, Green Cars Have Greater Presence At 2014 Auto Show

After the worst winter in 35 years, maybe you need a new car? Starting Saturday, you can see hundreds of new vehicles at the Twin Cities Auto Show at the Minneapolis Convention Center

03/07/2014

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Bad Winter Brings Good News For New Car Buyers

After posting an incredible recovery following the recent recession, the nation’s automakers didn’t need to do battle with Mother Nature. But the extreme winter weather across the country is forcing car dealers to get creative to help attract winter-weary customers. At Carlson Toyota in Coon Rapids, another truckload of new cars rolls off the trailer and onto the lot. While demand for new vehicles remains high, consumers are having a hard time making it in to the dealerships.

03/03/2014

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Sen. Franken Demands Answers On GPS Tracking, Credit Card Security

Sen. Al Franken is demanding answers from a major auto dealer after an executive said the company is using GPS information to track customers’ activities.

01/15/2014

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Ford To Unveil Solar Hybrid Concept Car At CES

Ford plans to unveil at this month’s International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) a solar-powered concept car.

01/02/2014

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Mississippi Mystery: Antique Car Found Submerged Near Winona

Winona County Sheriff Dave Brand has made a career in law enforcement, but just when he thought he’d seen it all, along came a watery mystery.

11/20/2013

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Memorabilia On Display At St. Paul Ford Plant

Hundreds of former workers from the shuttered Ford Plant in St. Paul got a chance to walk down memory lane Saturday. Memorabilia from the factory was on display, including old employee badges, pictures and even glass formerly made inside the plant. The event, which also featured a car show, was organized by a group of local historians who want a section of the closed factory to be turned into a museum.

10/19/2013

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