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Ford CEO defends privacy policy as Senator demands answers

Ford CEO defends privacy policy as Senator demands answers

Ford is working with US regulators on ways to protect driver privacy as more cars become connected, with chief exec Alan Mulally being forced to backtrack on suggestions that the company tracks drivers when they break traffic laws. Ford is "supporting and participating" regulators on potential legislation, Mulally said while at the North American International Auto Show this past week, quick to insist that Ford "do not track the vehicles" and does not collect data on how law-abiding drivers of its cars are.

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2015 Ford F-150 aims to reinvent American trucks

2015 Ford F-150 aims to reinvent American trucks

Ford has revealed the all-new F-150, the latest version of the company's best-selling truck, redesigned with an aluminum-alloy body, 2.7L EcoBoost engine, and smart-tech features like 360-degree cameras and LED headlamps. The new truck, a much-anticipated launch at the North American International Auto Show, will go on sale later in 2014 and be built on Ford's Michigan and Missouri production lines; it features the latest iteration of the boxed-ladder frame, made from high-strength steel, and then clads it in military-grade aluminum alloys to help cut up to 700 pounds of weight over the outgoing F-150.

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Ford Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication driving experience

Ford Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication driving experience

Sitting in a parking lot across the street from the convention center was a driving demonstration from Ford. They were here at CES 2014 showing off the Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication technology, which is also referred to as V2V. Put in the simplest form, V2V is safety related. But to simply use the word safety without diving further into detail does it little justice.

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Ford C-Max Solar Energi Concept can go off the grid

Ford C-Max Solar Energi Concept can go off the grid

Ford has unveiled a new concept car based on the C-Max plug-in hybrid vehicle. The concept car is called the Ford C-Max Solar Energi Concept. Ford says that the car was built to deliver the best aspects of a plug-in hybrid with the ability to go off the electric grid and still operate optimally.

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Tesla might sell itself to GM in 2014: analyst

Tesla might sell itself to GM in 2014: analyst

Tesla is arguably the tech world's favorite electric vehicle manufacturer. Its CEO Elon Musk founded Tesla, SpaceX and PayPal. Now an investment trader and analyst is predicting Big Three auto maker General Motors could very well purchase Tesla sometime in 2014. Can a person like Musk let Tesla go at such an early juncture, with so many plans for new Tesla models in the pipeline? We're skeptical.

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Ford F-150 military launch tipped to make aluminum butch

Ford F-150 military launch tipped to make aluminum butch

Ford will use military-grade aluminum shielding borrowed from a US army supplier to launch the new F-150 truck with a suitably butch halo, insiders claim, bringing the much anticipated aluminum-bodied vehicle to the North American International Auto Show next month. The new F-150, expected to borrow heavily from the design of Ford's Atlas Concept truck earlier this year, will mark a switch from the steel body of the best-selling outgoing model to lighter materials in the new version, with the car company said to be pre-emptively working to dismiss suggestions that aluminum is flimsy or weak.

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First 2015 Mustang GT to be sold at Barrett-Jackson auction in January

First 2015 Mustang GT to be sold at Barrett-Jackson auction in January

Ford has announced that it will be auction off the very first retail 2015 Mustang GT for charity. The 2015 Mustang GT will hit the auction at Barrett-Jackson in January to benefit diabetes research charity JDRF. Ford says that the winning bidder will be able to personalize their car with any available Mustang GT options.

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2015 Mustang in-game download unveiled for “Need for Speed Rivals”

2015 Mustang in-game download unveiled for “Need for Speed Rivals”

The 2015 Ford Mustang was introduced back on December 5, at which time we got a fairly thorough look at the car and a batch of glamour shots. While there's still a wait for those who want to get their hands on the real deal, "Need for Speed Rivals" players won't need to wait, with Ford announcing a free in-game download available now in five different fan-customized designs.

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Ford unveils test car that avoids obstacles automatically

Ford unveils test car that avoids obstacles automatically

Like many auto manufacturers, Ford is hard at work on technology that will help drivers to avoid accidents on the roads. Ford unveiled its Fusion hybrid research vehicle for helping the company build more driver assist tech into their cars. Ford is also talking up some other tech it is working on including a car that can avoid obstacles on its own.

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Ford Fusion Hybrid research vehicle revealed for driver-assist testing

Ford Fusion Hybrid research vehicle revealed for driver-assist testing

This week the folks at Ford have revealed a brand new Fusion Hybrid research vehicle, complete with intention on bringing the next generation of driver-assist technologies to the public. This vehicle wont be sold to the public, of course, instead acting as a test platform for Blind Spot Information System, lane-departure warning, active park assist, collision warning with brake support, and adaptive cruise control technologies. This release is an announcement that signs way for the future, with the year 2014 acting as the biggest release year ever for Ford.

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2015 Ford Mustang electronic burnout control confirmed

2015 Ford Mustang electronic burnout control confirmed

The 2015 Ford Mustang could very well come equipped with electronic burnout control, confirms the Washington Post. It's already been a rumored feature among a number of rumor and confirmed features, but this report should be especially enticing to Mustang lovers around the world. The word arrived this afternoon.

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Ford 2015 Mustang unveiled: going global

Ford 2015 Mustang unveiled: going global

Today the 2015 Mustang was revealed in full by Ford after becoming official for the first time late last night. This vehicle is the first Mustang to be sold in Europe and Asia, having seen many years of exports from the USA and a big call from international buyers to bring the vehicle to their home countries. The car is currently on a tour that begins in Dearborn, Michigan and Shanghai and continues on to Sydney, Barcelona, New York, and Los Angeles.

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