Ousted Ford exec Raj Nair lands at firm that builds Ford GT

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Raj Nair, the former president of Ford North America who left the company earlier this year following an internal investigation into "inappropriate behavior," has a new gig as a top executive at the Canadian auto supplier that builds the Ford GT.

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Ford rumored to be working on a Fiesta RS, but not for U.S.

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Now that Ford's hacking its U.S. car lineup down to the Mustang and the not-exactly-a-car Focus Active, we'll spend awhile getting to read about hot cars for other markets. First up: Motoring predicts that Ford is finally preparing a Fiesta RS. We've had four years of rumors about the super-hot hatch with nothing to show — or we could cite 14 years of hankering if we go back to the 2004 Fiesta RS concept. Motoring believes this time's for real because when it asked Ford Performance Europe

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Shelby unveils 1967 GT500 Super Snake continuation — and a new roadster

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Shelby American is reviving the legendary 1967 Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake, planning an exclusive run of just 10 examples of the fastback and culminating what it calls the "unfinished business" of the muscle car's founders, Carroll Shelby and Don McCain. Shelby also unveiled a new ultra-lightweight Series 2 roadster supercar at an event at its Southern California headquarters that boasts eye-popping output of more than 800 horsepower.

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Ford drivers can now control Waze map and navigation app hands free

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From Bluetooth syncing to systems like CarPlay and Android Auto, the link between your smartphone and car grows closer every day. Today, Ford announced that its Sync 3 infotainment system will now have full Waze integration, meaning you can natively use the community-based traffic and navigation app in Ford vehicles. While we knew that has been in the works for months, the app can now be used with hands-free voice controls.

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2018 Ford Mustang GT Performance Pack Level 2 Review | Busting out of the stable

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We get it. Superfans only want to hear about the yin versus yang. iPhone versus Android. Batman versus Superman. The Ford Mustang versus its Bizarro World twinsie/frenemy, the Chevy Camaro.

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Ford resuming F-150 truck production on Friday after supplier fire

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Ford said on Wednesday that production of its popular and highly profitable F-150 pickup trucks would resume on Friday at its Dearborn, Michigan, plant, which had been closed for more than a week because of parts shortages caused by a fire at a key supplier.

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Ford resuming F-150 truck production on Friday after supplier fire originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 16 May 2018 18:10:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke Diesel First Drive Review | An oil-burning peach

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2018 Ford Mustang design breakdown: How it got that sleek new look

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As time marches on, even icons needs a little nip and tuck now and then. Such was the case for the 2018 Ford Mustang, which, three years removed from the biggest update ever made to a Mustang (independent rear suspension, finally!), received a restyling to keep it looking fresh. The results felt controversial at first blush, but as reality set in and we've started seeing the stallions in the wild, it now seems like a natural progression of the pony car.

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2018 Ford Mustang design breakdown: How it got that sleek new look originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 16 May 2018 11:45:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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2020 Ford Shelby GT500 spy video reveals automatic transmission

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The Ford Shelby GT500 is coming soon, and its 700 horsepower V8 should give the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat and Chevy Camaro ZL1 a run for their money. Details beyond a vague horsepower rating remain scarce, but we do have a few batches of spy photos to pull from. Thanks to our trusty spy photographers, we now have a short video of a prototype with a mean idle and shifts from a automatic transmission.

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2020 Ford Shelby GT500 spy video reveals automatic transmission originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 14 May 2018 11:17:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Ford’s rejection of Michael Cohen offer prompts Mueller inquiry

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According to a report from the Wall Street Journal (sub. required), Michael Cohen, personal attorney to President Donald Trump, offered to provide consulting services to Ford. Reuters reports that Cohen touted his close connection to Trump, but his overture was quickly rejected before any specific fees were discussed, according to a person briefed on the matter.

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Ford's rejection of Michael Cohen offer prompts Mueller inquiry originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 12 May 2018 12:25:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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