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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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2015 Ford Mustang official

2015 Ford Mustang official

The 2015 Ford Mustang has been officially announced, with the auto maker revealing it simultaneously across the globe tonight. With the latest model will come three engine options, with one of them being an environmentally-friendly 2.3-liter EcoBoost offering. This marks 50 years for the "pony car", and in the 2015's design enthusiasts will find elements from the many models that have come before it.

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2015 Ford Mustang reportedly leaks

2015 Ford Mustang reportedly leaks

Ford's 2015 Mustang has apparently leaked, with the new muscle car previewed thanks to a prematurely-delivered car magazine ahead of its official unveil later this month. The images, snapped of the upcoming copy of Autoweek by an SVT Performance Forum subscriber, show a car clearly inspired by Ford's EVOS concept of a few years back, though with the promise of real mechanical improvements to go with the looks.

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Ford Edge Concept gets self-parking tech

Ford Edge Concept gets self-parking tech

Ford officially unveiled a new concept car at the LA Auto show this week called the Ford Edge Concept. Ford says that the new concept car offers "strong hints" at the technology and dynamic design that will go into the company's future utility vehicles for global sale. The Edge Concept doesn’t look much like a concept car, it looks very much ready for showrooms.

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Ford experiment uses Coke’s PlantBottle tech to create car seats with new partnership

Ford experiment uses Coke’s PlantBottle tech to create car seats with new partnership

Going green spans a wide range of endeavors from unusual and offbeat to unique and conservative, and not to be left out of the mix, Ford has been working on its own various environmentally-friendly projects. In its latest move, the auto maker has teamed up with Coca-Cola in a partnership to use the latter company's PlantBottle technology to develop seat components for its Ford Fusion Energi hybrid.

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