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Chevrolet eyes cheaper V8 Camaro to compete with Mustang and Challenger

Chevrolet eyes cheaper V8 Camaro to compete with Mustang and Challenger

Automakers often fall into the same trap when it comes to their cars and trucks. They introduce something at a good price, consumers respond well, and sales grow. Eventually the manufacturer thinks a premium will be supported by the market, prices increase, and as time goes by shoppers gravitate towards the competition in part because of lower prices. GM is seeing the writing on the wall and according to GM product chief Mark Reuss Chevy is ready to reassess its pricing on the Camaro.

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2018 Ford F-150: pickup best-seller gets tow and mpg boost

2018 Ford F-150: pickup best-seller gets tow and mpg boost

Ford is pushing fuel economy and towing capabilities with the 2018 F-150, insisting that the aluminum-bodied truck can offer the best of both worlds. Detailed today, the updated F-150 can credit Ford's second-generation EcoBoost engine for the economy improvement. That finally nudges city miles per gallon into the twenties - albeit only just.

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2018 Mustang GT tames tailpipe with neighbor-friendly Quiet Start

2018 Mustang GT tames tailpipe with neighbor-friendly Quiet Start

Ford is looking to save neighborhood relations, with the 2018 Mustang GT packing a new Quiet Start mode aiming to tame the tailpipe. Intended to pacify the 5.0-liter Mustang for early morning starts - when your neighbors might be a little less enthusiastic about the patriotic sound of an American V8 - the system includes a choice of four different exhaust modes. And, since you might not be on the ball yourself until your third coffee, there's even a way to automate the whole thing.

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2018 Mustang GT is a Porsche-beater says Ford

2018 Mustang GT is a Porsche-beater says Ford

Ford promised a performance improvement in the 2018 Mustang and they weren't kidding, pitting the prancing pony against Porsche's 911. Final performance figures for the refreshed car have been revealed today, and it seems it's not just the styling that the 2018 Mustang borrows from its GT350 sibling. Indeed, we're looking at the fastest production Mustang GT ever made.

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Ford F-150 Police Responder gives pickup a pursuit makeover

Ford F-150 Police Responder gives pickup a pursuit makeover

Ford's F-150 may be the US' best selling vehicle, but now the pickup has been drafted into police service. The 2018 F-150 Police Responder is the first pickup to be pursuit-rated, good for chases at sustained speeds of 100 mph. Meanwhile, Ford has sent the truck back to the engineering lab to get a full makeover for active duty.

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The 2018 Ford Mustang will make burnouts all too easy

The 2018 Ford Mustang will make burnouts all too easy

Ford is making one of the most entertaining features of its hotter pony-cars standard on all 2018 Mustangs, and it's going to get smoky. Until now, electronic line-lock has only been available on the Mustang GT with its V8 engine. As of the new model-year car, though, it's going standard across the range.

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Ford spills the EcoBoost beans on 2018 Expedition and F-150 power

Ford spills the EcoBoost beans on 2018 Expedition and F-150 power

Ford promised something different with the 2018 Expedition and 2018 F-150, and that's coming under the hood. The upcoming SUV and truck will pack an all-new V6 engine, Ford has confirmed today, in addition to adding an updated turbocharged engine with the most power of an EcoBoost so far. It's part of what the automaker says is a push to coax more economy out of its bigger vehicles.

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The 2018 Focus RS Limited Edition is a Ford fan’s wishlist come true

The 2018 Focus RS Limited Edition is a Ford fan’s wishlist come true

How do you make the Ford Focus RS better? Ford decided the easiest way to do that was to ask its most vocal fans what they wanted to see, and the result is this, the 2018 Limited-Edition Focus RS. Set to be produced in vanishingly small numbers, it's the culmination of a driver wishlist we can totally get behind.

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Ford’s big CEO shuffle puts AI and autonomous car chief at the wheel

Ford’s big CEO shuffle puts AI and autonomous car chief at the wheel

Ford is having a huge management shake-up, with CEO Mark Fields being replaced with the automaker's former smart mobility and self-driving car head. Fields, Ford says today, will retire, with Jim Hackett taking over as Ford Motor Company president and CEO. Most recently he'd been executive chairman of Ford Smart Mobility, the startup that the automaker created to tap into new markets including ride-sharing, mixed-mode transportation, and autonomous vehicles.

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Ford is updating 2016 SYNC 3 cars with CarPlay and Android Auto

Ford is updating 2016 SYNC 3 cars with CarPlay and Android Auto

Ford is rolling out Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to its earlier SYNC 3 cars, with a hotly-anticipated update for its model year 2016 vehicles. SYNC 3 version 2.2 will be available both via a dealer-installed update and via a DIY method, with owners able to load the new software onto a USB stick themselves. However, for the first time, Ford will also offer an over-the-air update as a third option, part of its shift to bring some smartphone-style thinking to its infotainment platforms.

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Four things driving the new 2017 Ford GT taught us

Four things driving the new 2017 Ford GT taught us

There's not much point in calling your local Ford dealer and asking for a test-drive of the 2017 Ford GT. With 750 of the limited, 1,000-strong production run already claimed - that's all the cars Ford plans to make for the next three years - and competition likely to be fierce when the automaker opens up the application process for the remaining handful, the GT puts the "super-rare" in supercar. If you can't try it yourself, we can do the next best thing: tell you what the Ford GT is like after having been behind the wheel ourselves.

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2017 Ford GT First Drive: When brute-force and beauty collide

2017 Ford GT First Drive: When brute-force and beauty collide

There are few moments in life so memorable that they burn deep into every single fiber of your body. For me, one such moment came the first time my index finger pushed up against the 2017 Ford GT’s ignition start button. Two years after the GT’s shock unveil at the 2015 North American International Auto Show, the build-up of anticipation until I was behind the wheel and seated inches in front of the mid-mounted 647 horsepower, 550 lb-ft of torque twin-turbo EcoBoost V6 engine could’ve gone one of two ways. As the hardly-tamed beast roared to life, would the GT live up to its supercar promise?

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