What’s New this Week on theFordStory

Even though it was a short work week in the U.S., we’ve been busy bringing you the latest stories from Ford. And you’ve been busy posting your stories and submitting your ideas.

Here’s what’s new this week on theFordStory.

Your Stories

F 150 Saves Lives

May 22 2011 an EF5 tornado struck Joplin Mo and devastated hundreds of lives. My parents and siblings were among them. After the tornado hit and the greater part of the tornado had passed my parents extracted themselves from under the debris of the house and went for the truck. The truck took severe damage and my parents weren’t even sure if the truck would start, but when they crawled in and turned the key it started right up. Read more…

My First Mustang, An Ongoing Saga…

I was 5 years old in 1976 when I saw my first 1970 BOSS mustang and I remember thinking I want one of them one day. I remember drawing them with crayons playing with my matchbox 1/64 scale cars and cutting pictures out of magazines and saving them in my scrapbook. Read more…

Your Ideas

Sport Trac Rear Window

I would love to have the motorized Sport Trac type of Rear window in the F series line of pickups. That is my favorite feature on my Sport Trac. I think that the Sport Trac size window would be a perfect size for the f series. It is amazing the amount of air that flows through the cabin with all 6 of the windows open. Read more…

CNG Ford Focus for America

Here is what you can buy in Europe today: Ford Focus CNG (bi-fuel) Consumption: 6 kg/100 km Range: 280 km CNG +770 km petrol Engine Power: 124 hp Emission Standard: Euro 5 CO2: 163 g/km What about a transit connect CNG? Read more…

ecoboost ranger

With the new ecoboost line that can get a mustang 300+ HP and 31 MPG. It would make sense to boost the ranger to get over 30 MPG and more HP. this smaller truck has been a great seller due the best in class MPG and can only be made stronger by doing this.  Read more…

Our Stories

Smallest Ford Engine Ever! Three-Cylinder EcoBoost (and Two New Transmissions)

We’ve got details on the smallest engine Ford has ever built, a new 1.0-liter EcoBoost™ three-cylinder. It’s not just efficient; it’s super efficient. Seriously – that displacement is the same as a cruiser motorcycle’s! Read more…

Join the Live Chat to Learn How Ford is Using Hollywood Technology

It doesn’t get much more futuristic than this: As Ford increases its presence in Asia, Africa and other markets, the company is using Hollywood avatar animation technology to get a head start on virtual assembly lines. Read more…

EV Trivia: Guess How Often an Owner Will Plug In or Disconnect Annually

Come on, take a stab at it: How many times do you think an electric vehicle owner is probably going to plug in or disconnect in order to “fuel” up each year? To give you some perspective, on average, it’s 52 times a year to fill a gas tank. Read more…

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beverly perkins I heard that ford company is buying back older ford trucks outright. is this true and if so, please give me info on this.
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Hermann Schillings Hey, FORD - Fans! I've been working at FORD Germany in Cologne in the John Andrews Research Center for 25 Years! I'd developed Small & medium car section - FIESTA & FOCUS - at the EESE (Electric-Electronic System Engineering). Now I'm in retirement since 6 Years. But my favorite cars are always FORD!
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Rhasson Rta Bey I've owned many vehicles, but my 2 mustangs were the only ones that I enjoyed or really cared about. GO FORD.
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Luis Moreno King Ranch this is power
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Rock H. Gotta love Ford, took no bailout money and they are producing some of the best mass produced vehicles in the world. I own 3 fords, and will continue buying from Ford.
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Shane Webster I'm a ford technician and only own fords. 03 excursion, 00 expedition, 97 explorer, 90 f150, 89 f150. Will never own another brand.
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Philip Watts They didnt take a bailout
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Philip Hunter My Ford story this week is that I am at the All Ford Nat's in Carlaisle Pa ....great show :)
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Jason Beckelhymer Tomorrow im installing a 6000k bi-xenon h.i.d. headlights on my 2004 ford f150
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Theresa Uzelac We bought our 7th Ford vehicle in January. LOVE THOSE FORDS!! ;-)
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Jim Thomas Sure like my 2011 Fusion SE. 40.8 mpg on my El Paso to Dallas trip. Miss my 1968 Torino "C" stripe convertable.
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Chuck Stogdill my old ranger can still roast the tires and burn down the road with the help of my 302 swap last year
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Peter At Siemens FORD XR 6 TURBO - The best Ford ever produced ANYWHERE in the world.
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Jj Munger FORD I can write you a book on all the FORDS I have owned! I LOVE ALL 5! 67 fastback in resto, 93 foxbody drag car, 07gt supercharged convertible, 05 excursion 6L & Bronco xlt with 35" super swampers! GO FORD!
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Cheston Mason I love fords cars and trucks but i got a buick. I put n a application at the ford motors plant if u all heir me i can buy me a ford. lol
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Alex Adam First car was Ford, never gonna change
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Kay Ward Davis First car ever was a Ford Falcon '60 stick shift!! Been in Ford-Lincoln-Mercury's ever since. Husband's in an Edge right now and we've had just about every Ford known to God and man! Love 'em all. Oh, and btw, son-in-law owns a Ford dealership!
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Chad Miller I own 2 Fords. A 1986 Bronco with a 302 and manual trans, and the other is a 1952 Mainline with a Flathead V-8 and 3 on the tree. Love them both! Old, but still on the road and runnin strong!
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Donald Laurie Thunder Ford will always RULE...
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Jarred Morse 2 fords and love them both 4.0L v6 explorer 2006 and a 3.7L v6 mustang 2011 ! About time to get my wife a new edge !!!!
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Karri Greene My family drives nothin but FORD. every car i have owned was a FORD. i started with a 83 5.0 mustang, sold it to my brother (dumbest thing i ever did lol), then bought a 97 escort, then a 98 mustang, now i got a 08 Grabber Orange v6 mustang with a few mods and i love it!!
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James Rees ford rocks and rolls.
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Connie Andrews- Borozenski FORD ROCKS!!!! Have all FORD, never had any problems....
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