After an eight-year hiatus, Ford is rejoining the midsize pickup market with the 2019 Ranger, which offers buyers some of the features and benefits they could get in an F-150 but with fewer customization options, a smaller footprint and lower price. It features new technology such as a standard 4G-connected Wi-Fi hot spot, FordPass Connect and pre-collision assist.
A union official says Ford's decision to continue building the Edge crossover in Oakville, Ont., after a redesign signals that jobs will be secure in the region as the automaker invests in new technology.
The reworked 2019 midsize crossover includes the most standard driver-assist features in the segment, Ford says. The Ontario-made Edge will go on sale across Canada during the summer.
Ford said it confirmed a second death in an older pickup truck caused by a defective Takata airbag inflator and urged 2,900 owners in North America — including 190 in Canada — to stop driving immediately.
Ford is planning a surprise reveal of a special edition, high-performance Mustang Bullitt GT at the 2018 Detroit auto show, Automotive News has learned. The Bullitt will be unveiled as a 2018 model, a source said, timed for the 50th anniversary of the eponymous Steve McQueen movie that made the car an icon among enthusiasts.
Ford Motor Co. expects the first diesel version of its F-150 pickup, which goes on sale in Canada and the U.S. this year, to produce a highway fuel economy rating of 30 mpg or 12.75 litres per 100 km.
Ford is expanding its mobility vision from the self-driving car to the cities it expects them to operate in.
Ford Motor Company is recalling more than 12,500 vehicles in North America — about 500 of them in Canada — to fix airbags and instrument clusters.
The Chevrolet Silverado will be sleeker, more aerodynamic and available in more trim lines, with expanded powertrain options and functionality, for 2019. GM introduced the 2019 Silverado LT Trailboss on Saturday in Texas.
New Ford Motor CEO Jim Hackett has an axe, but Ford of Canada builds the Edge and Lincoln Nautilus. Utility vehicles and other trucks are key to Hackett's plan to focus on Ford's biggest sellers while cutting costs.
Eleven years after ditching a long history of well-known names for the MK scheme, the brand is charting a new path with the introduction of the 2019 Nautilus, which will be built in Ontario and replaces the MKX.
Say hello to the Lincoln Nautilus and goodbye to the brand's "MK" naming scheme that some customers still haven't deciphered after more than a decade. First to go is the MKX, which will become the Nautilus when the 2019 model reaches showrooms next year.