It's become a tradition of SEMA: the unveiling of Ford's latest Cobra Jet Mustang drag racer. And trust us, the 2016 edition doesn't disappoint. Clad in blue, neon pink, and gray livery – with several prominent snakes – the 2016 Cobra Jet Mustang can run the quarter mile in eight seconds. Ford says about 75 percent of the 5.0-liter V8 engine components are shared with the Mustang GT, but the
Over 40 vehicles will compete for the 2017 North American Car, Truck, and Utility of the Year awards. If that name looks a little strange, it's because the competition added a third category. In years past, pickup trucks, crossovers, SUVs, commercial vans, and minivans competed for the same award. That's why there were occasionally weird comparisons, like last year's competition between the
Ford made waves yesterday when it drooped the performance and pricing details on the new Focus RS. Perhaps keen to keep the momentum going, the Blue Oval has launched the configurator for its new fire-breathing hot hatchback. As configurators go, this is a lot like the Ford's other build-your-own tools, only it's even more limited. The total list of options on the new Focus RS is quite light.
For many years, we've heard automaker executives talk about turning their companies from vehicle sales machines into mobility solutions, but it turns out there are even more possibilities for what 100-year-old car companies can become. For example, did you know that Ford wants to become a data company, just like any other Silicon Valley start up? That was one of the takeaway points from CEO Mark