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Report: 2011 Ford F-150 to get electric power steering

Since Ford is replacing the entire engine lineup for the 2011 F-150 pickup trucks, it has apparently decided not to reinstall at least one component that is usually bolted to those engines: the hydraulic power steering pump. According to Sam Abuelsamid

Ford begins using WiFi to install Sync on assembly lines

In case you thought installing SYNC into Ford vehicles was a ho-hum-whatever affair, that's not the case – Ford puts a lot of thought into it. The Blue Oval's latest assembly line advance is to have SYNC's infotainment software installed into the 2011 Ford Edge via WiFi. Made possible by the the latest version of SYNC with WiFi access, the new pr

Ford Fiesta demonstrates that smaller can still be safe

2011 Ford Fiesta offset barrier crash test – Click above for high-res image gallery

2011 Ford Mondeo gets spiffed up

2011 Ford Mondeo – Click above for high-res image gallery

Ford unveiling Boss Mustang on August 13th?

Ford Mustang Boss 302R - Click above for high-res image gallery, and watch video after the jump

Ford tweaks Super Duty software to boost fuel economy by another 2%

Ford Diesel Supervisor Steve Hawk tests the new Power Stroke software

Video: Ford Fiesta takes care of the 'Honey Do' list, Ken Block style

Ken Block takes out the trash – Click above to watch video after the jump

Ford Explorer reaches 30,000 Facebook fans, celebrates with grille shot

2011 Ford Explorer grille – Click above for teaser gallery

Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #187

It's Monday afternoon and you know what that means. It's time to submit your questions for this week's podcast. We've got a list of topics to discuss below, starting with a supercar question to get our resident curmudgeon warmed up. Got a question for our intrepid team of podcasters? Now's the time to ask away. Don't forget to vote on which questions deserve our attention the most, though we'll try to get to as many as we can. Discussion topics for Autoblog Podcast #187, which we'll record tonig

2011 Ford Explorer to get 30% mpg bump from 2.0L Ecoboost

When Ford originally announced its Ecoboost engine strategy in early 2008, officials talked about getting fuel efficiency improvements of 15-20 percent over larger displacement, normally aspirated powerplants. However, they also said that as new vehicles were developed that took advantage of the new engines with lighter structures,

Ex-Fiesta Movement cars will live on at Team O'Neil Fiesta Rally Experience

The real revolutionaries in the Fiesta Movement – the cars themselves, not the agents – have more work to do even though they're kind of on sale now and the revolution is over. Ford is giving 43 of the 100 Fiestas

2011 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX configurators up and running

The 2011 Ford Edge and 2011 Lincoln MKX configurators have gone live for your shopping – or time-wasting – enjoyment. The Edge SE starts at $27,220 for the 3.5-liter V6, but you can hit it out of the park before even leaving the first page by selecting the Edge Sport all-wheel drive for $38,070. That'll get you a 305-horsepower, 3.7-liter V6 canvas to play with. There isn't much more you c

Deep Dive: Curve Control on the 2011 Ford Explorer [w/video]

Curve Control on the 2011 Ford Explorer – Click above for high-res image gallery

Ford plans unique delivery strategy for new Fiesta owners

Ford Fiesta ownership application – Click above for high-res image gallery

Ford reveals refreshed 2011 Mondeo with 237 hp 2.0L Ecoboost

2011 Ford Mondeo – Click above for high-res image gallery

Ford reveals refreshed 2011 Mondeo with 237-hp 2.0L Ecoboost

2011 Ford Mondeo – Click above for high-res image gallery

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