Ford recalling the Freestar and Mercury Monterey for corrosion issues

Another day, another Ford recall…this time, it’s with the minivan that can’t catch a break. More specifically, it’s the 2004-2007 Ford Freestar and its mechanical twin, the Mercury Monterey (the Monterey replaced the Villager, a joint venture with the Nissan Motor Company). Ford is bringing back the lackluster duo for corrosion issues, this time on the inside of the…

Ford Explorer, Taurus, and Lincoln MKS being recalled for fuel tank issue

Ford Motor Company has announced that they will be recalling several vehicles, such as certain 2012 Ford Taurus and Lincoln MKS, as well as the 2013 Ford Explorer. If you’re wondering why these three particular vehicles are being recalled together, it’s because they all ride on the same platform, known by auto enthusiasts worldwide as…

2013 Shelby 1000 S/C

  Perhaps as an answer to Chevrolet’s Camaro Z/28, or just because they can, Shelby American has rolled out the most powerful production muscle car in the world…the 2013 Shelby 1000 S/C. “The 2012 Shelby 1000 was launched to great acclaim at the New York Auto Show last year to celebrate our 50th anniversary,” said…

Lincoln releases first-ever Twitter-generated Super Bowl ad!

  Like all automakers domestic and foreign, Lincoln is chasing the younger crowds…because appealing to buyers with loads of cash that purchase cars every year because they want a different color isn’t a sound business plan. Launching a major ad campaign during the Super Bowl is a step in that direction, along with launching the all-new…

Obituary: Lincoln 1917-2010…What Led to Its Timely Death

Yes, I’m fully aware that Lincoln is barely alive. Noticed that I didn’t say well…because it is anything but that. Why did I pick 2010? Because that was the year that the real last Lincoln was widely available to customers…the Lincoln Town Car (fleet sales ended in 2011). In fact, I would go as far…