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Ford truck becomes mpg leader

(AP) Ford said Friday that its new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup will get up to 26 miles per gallon on the highway, making it the most fuel efficient gas-powered full-size pickup. The Ram truck is the current leader among pickups, getting ...

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Ford recalling 202,000 vehicles

(AP) Ford is recalling more than 202,000 cars, vans and trucks in North America in five separate recalls to fix gas leaks, air bag sensors, stalling and other issues. The company says the problems have caused one accident, but it’s ...

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Ford converting plant for aluminum F-150

Ford Motor Co., the second-largest U.S. automaker, has begun an eight-week closure of its Dearborn, Michigan, F-150 pickup plant to overhaul it for a new, aluminum-bodied version of the top-selling vehicle line in the U.S.

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Choice adds reservation app in Fords

Choice Hotels International Inc., of Rockville, which franchises more than 6,300 hotels in the United States and 35 other countries, announced that it has launched hands-free hotel reservations for Ford vehicles. In Fords equipped with SYNC AppLink, drivers can download ...

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Hands off the wheel: Self-driving cars could save money, lives

WASHINGTON — In some ways, computers make ideal drivers: They don’t drink and then climb behind the wheel. They don’t do drugs, get distracted, fall asleep, run red lights or tailgate. And their reaction times are quicker. They do such ...

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Automakers report sales up double-digits in August

DETROIT — The major U.S. and Japanese automakers all posted double-digit U.S. sales gains last month as car buyers snapped up pickup trucks and small cars to lead the industry toward its best month in six years. Honda reported the ...

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