Great news: The Ford Ranger and Toyota Hilux are coming to the United States. Not so great news: You'll need to enlist in the Army and pass a grueling special operations course to get behind the wheel. The US Special Operations Command has agreed to a deal with the Battelle Memorial Institute, worth up to $170 million over five years – with the option for two more years – to take off-the-shelf
Serpentine belts are an integral part of a car's engine. Actual serpents, however, are less so. A farmer in Zimbabwe discovered the latter last week when a massive African rock python decided to take up residence in the engine bay of his Ford Ranger. Ben Mostert, who owns a farm in Karoi, Zimbabwe, posted a video to the internet, showing him and a couple of friends extracting a large python from
Ford and the United Auto Workers now have a tentative agreement for a new contract. The union's National Ford Council of local leaders will vote whether to accept the bargain in Detroit on November 9. If successful, the UAW will then release full details on the deal and will send the proposed offer to members for their endorsement. The UAW won't release any specifics about the tentative
Any true gearhead knows that when it comes to a rousing game of Monopoly, the race car is the most prestigious token. You want the race car, because everything else (aside from possibly the dog) is pretty lame. Who the hell wants to be a thimble? For the new version of Monopoly Empire – it's basically the normal game, but rather than streets, you can buy up brands – there is no race car.