The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is opening a preliminary evaluation into the 2011-2012 Ford F-150 with the 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 because of potential failure of the power braking assist. If a recall is required, it could affect an estimated 250,000 of the trucks. This investigation is prompted by NHTSA receiving 32 complaints about the electric vacuum assist pump allegedly
The French government is investigating certain models from Ford, Mercedes-Benz, and Renault because they allegedly produce more nitrogen oxide than the country's pollution rules allow, according to Automotive News, citing a French newspaper. After VW's emissions scandal, French regulators began checking more vehicles for evidence of defeat devices and excessive real-world pollution. According
The new 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is going to be one of those "the more things change" situations. It features a 3.5-liter V6 EcoBoost engine good for (probably) 450 hp instead of a V8, and a 10-speed automatic instead of a 6-speed, but it's still a brutish thing. Ford's eager to hitch it to a feat of daring and endurance, and so the new Raptor is going racing. Of course it is. Awesome, sure.