Major automakers mostly produce vehicles for consumer use, as a daily driver is what a lot of people are looking for when they buy a new car. However, major auto firms also produce a lot of vehicles for fleet applications. Rental cars must be made, as well as vans and trucks for transportation purposes. Among Read on! →


A recent study by the Automobile Association of America found that 32 percent of drivers surveyed admitted to driving at some time when they were so tired it took effort to keep their eyes open. A study from 2010 found that 16.5 percent of all traffic fatalities resulted from driver drowsiness. Ford is introducing a Read on! →


After 2011, no new Ford Rangers will be made in the U.S. The light pickup made by Ford has remained basically unchanged for years. There was a reason for that, as the Ranger was usually the best selling light pickup on the market. Ford has decided to let the Ranger go, and the truck will Read on! →


April car sales figures are being released, and domestic automakers appear to have made out like bandits. Ford, Chrysler and General Motors all experienced considerable sales increases as higher gas prices sent consumers looking for more fuel efficient vehicles. However, sales of hybrid models were not behind the rise in sales. Crossovers boost April sales Read on! →


The Ford Explorer was the poster child of the SUV craze of the mid-1990s into the 2000s. However, Ford thinks that its image is a bit too family-friendly and has punched up the range with the Explorer Sport, a 350-horsepower turbo edition of the family hauler. The golden retriever of the car world In the Read on! →


Ford Explorer: the beginning of a love story The mom-mobile, the beloved suburban conveyor, the best-selling passenger vehicle in America for years on end: In its very success, the Ford Explorer unleashed a pestilence of vehicular obesity.  How did it get so fat?  Love had a hand in it.  People fell in love with the Read on! →


The traditional image that comes to mind when contemplating the Ford Explorer is trailblazing SUV. It largely replaced the Ford Bronco and made SUVs more palatable to the general public. Yet as CrunchGear reports, fuel economy has made the former beast something of an SUV crossover dream. Yes, the 2011 Ford Explorer has been unveiled, Read on! →


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating claims of power steering problems in some 2011 Ford Explorer SUVs. Simultaneously, the federal regulator is also looking into some Chrysler 200s from the same model year, because of alleged stalling problems. Fifteen complaints filed The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on its website that 15 Read on! →