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Lyft is getting autonomous Argo AI Ford cars for public rides this year

Lyft is getting autonomous Argo AI Ford cars for public rides this year

You may be able to summon an autonomous Ford via the Lyft app later this year, with the automaker and the ride-hailing app working to put self-driving Argo AI cars on the network. It's the culmination of several years of work - and no small amount of investment - for Ford in Argo AI, with plans to deploy at least 1,000 autonomous vehicles for Lyft riders over the next five years.

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Ford Mach-Eau novelty fragrance offers gasoline scent for EV owners

Ford Mach-Eau novelty fragrance offers gasoline scent for EV owners

In what is apparently a very real thing, Ford teamed up with fragrance company Olfiction to develop Mach-Eau, a bottled scent that gives those who sniff it nostalgic undertones of gasoline and new car interiors. The fragrance -- which you can't buy, so don't get too excited -- was inspired by electric vehicle owners who said they missed the scent of gasoline.

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Shagtastic ’70s custom Ford Econoline hits auction

Shagtastic ’70s custom Ford Econoline hits auction

One of the more interesting automotive trends in the 1970s was custom vans. These vans typically had fancy paint on the exterior and interiors that were more like rolling living rooms than cars. An extremely clean custom van has turned up on eBay that fits right into the 70s era. The van is a 1974 Ford Econoline with only 873 original miles.

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Ford F-150 Rocket League pickup on display in Chicago and lots more

Ford F-150 Rocket League pickup on display in Chicago and lots more

Ford is at the 2021 Chicago Auto Show and has some very cool exhibits for visitors to check out. One of the coolest of the exhibits is a real-life version of the F-150 Rocket League pickup. The truck is a real-world version of the vehicle used in the videogame. A truck come alive from a game isn't all the automaker is showing off in Chicago.

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Ford recalls more than 770,000 Explorer SUVs over steering fears

Ford recalls more than 770,000 Explorer SUVs over steering fears

Ford is recalling more than 770,000 of its most popular SUVs, after multiple reports of injuries due to a flaw in the rear suspension. The issue, Ford confirmed today, occurs when parts of the suspension fracture, and in the process "significantly diminishes steering control, increasing the risk of a crash."

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Hennessey VelociRaptor 400 Bronco has a 405HP twin-turbo V6 engine

Hennessey VelociRaptor 400 Bronco has a 405HP twin-turbo V6 engine

Texas-based auto builder and tuner Hennessey Performance Engineering (HPE) has recently debuted its all-new VelociRaptor 400 Bronco, an extreme version of Ford’s returning off-road SUV legend. As with anything that bears the Hennessey nameplate, the VelociRaptor Bronco is overflowing with power and luscious tuner mods.

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Everrati partners with Superperformance in creating this electric Ford GT40

Everrati partners with Superperformance in creating this electric Ford GT40

British electric conversion specialist Everrati has partnered with American continuation classic builder Superperformance to revive one of history’s most iconic sports cars. Their electric Ford GT40 restomod is still a prototype as of press time, but we bet cash-rich vintage car collectors will fall head over heels over this vintage-modern beauty.

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Ford is finally ready to ship thousands of F-150 trucks

Ford is finally ready to ship thousands of F-150 trucks

The microchip shortage has been a problem for many industries, particularly for the automotive industry. Microprocessors are used in all sorts of sensors and other equipment required for the vehicles to operate. That means that some extremely popular and high-volume vehicles, such as the Ford F-150, have been unable to ship to dealers. Ford has now confirmed that it has secured a supply of semiconductor chips.

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2021 Shelby F-150 appears with supercharged power and racing stripes

2021 Shelby F-150 appears with supercharged power and racing stripes

The 2021 Shelby F-150 has everything you love (well, almost) in the Shelby Mustang GT500, but it comes in a more rugged and more off-road capable package. Shelby claims its latest iteration of the fourteenth-generation Ford F-150 is the toughest and most productive F-150 ever while offering the “rugged capabilities needed for outdoor adventure with every bit of the sophistication for a night on the town.”

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Hennessey Legend Edition Mustang GT packs 808 supercharged ponies

Hennessey Legend Edition Mustang GT packs 808 supercharged ponies

The Mustang GT is a high-performance muscle car with a 5.0-liter V-8 engine under the hood with plenty of power from the factory. Plenty of factory horsepower isn't enough for many people who want more. This is where companies like Hennessey step in with creations like the Legend Edition Mustang GT.

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Ford F-150 Police Responder is the fastest accelerating police vehicle

Ford F-150 Police Responder is the fastest accelerating police vehicle

When we think of fast vehicles, sports cars come to mind. Police agencies don't use sports cars. They typically turn to sedans like the Dodge Charger, among other vehicles. Many agencies have been moving from sedans to SUVs and trucks for their improved utility. Recently, law enforcement agency testing found that the 2021 Ford F-150 Police Responder was the fastest accelerating of all police vehicles tested.

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Ford files a trademark for Rattler name

Ford files a trademark for Rattler name

Ford likes to use special names for special versions of its vehicles. One of the most iconic special names Ford has is Raptor. Ford has applied the Raptor name to its smaller Ranger pickup in Europe but hasn't done so in the US. Ford has now filed a new trademark registration for another name that hints at future off-road performance vehicles going by the name "Rattler."

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