Ford ‘Increasingly Frustrated’ By Red Bull’s Silence Over Christian Horner Investigation

The Ford Motor Company isn’t getting the kind of press it hoped for from its imminent tie up with six-time Formula 1 champions Red Bull after the team announced an inquiry into conduct of its boss, Christian Horner. Now, the Blue Oval has written to the team asking for a resolution to the inquiry as … Read more

Ford Focus Brochures From The Early 2000s Are Full Of Cringe

Back when auto companies used to sell affordable small cars, they would often market them to young people. Typically, these were the buyers automakers wanted to get into these products and, in theory, move up through the brand. While brands like Scion were more successful at reaching young people, others tried too hard, sometimes embarrassingly … Read more

The 2023 Ford Mustang Mach-E Just Got A Lot Cheaper Because They’re Piling Up On Dealer Lots

Ford announced it is drastically cutting the price of its 2023 Mustang Mach-E electric crossover after sales took a poo in January of this year. All Mach-Es are now between $3,100 and $8,100 cheaper than they were before, and it comes at a time when EV makers around the world are taking battle axes to … Read more

Biden Could Delay EV Switch As Auto Industry Pressure Mounts

Good morning! It’s Monday, February 19, 2024, and this is The Morning Shift, your daily roundup of the top automotive headlines from around the world, in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know. Behind The Scenes of “007: Road To A Million” 1st Gear: Biden Braced For Battery Backtrack After states … Read more

Ford Might Finally Fix Quality Issues After Leading U.S. Recalls For Three Years

Good morning! It’s Friday, February 16, 2024, and this is The Morning Shift, your daily roundup of the top automotive headlines from around the world, in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know. The Chrysler 300C Ends Production 1st Gear: Ford Finally Fixes Form In recent years, Ford has had a … Read more

Big Three Automakers Aren’t So Sure About Biden’s EV Plans

Good morning! It’s Thursday, February 15, 2024, and this is The Morning Shift, your daily roundup of the top automotive headlines from around the world, in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know. 1st Gear: Big Three Worried About Profits In Biden EV Transition Right now, the Biden administration and automakers … Read more

Ford’s New E-Transit MS-RT Is Its Most Powerful Van Yet And Just Another Reason You Should Move To Europe

I’m sorry to report that America’s time being home to the best Fords has come to an end. It’s time to sell off your Mustangs, F-150s Raptors and Broncos and move to Europe where you can buy this, the Ford E-Transit Custom MS-RT – the most powerful Transit Custom Ford has ever created. The new … Read more

Which One Are You Buying With A $9,000 Budget?

Photo: Jet Auto Sales While browsing online listings for used cars I came across two pickup trucks that were listed for similar money. Both had two doors, rear-wheel drive and manual transmissions, too, making them incredibly desirable in the Jalopnik universe. The question is, though, if you were in the market for a small, used … Read more

These Are The Stories Behind Big Automaker Names

Photo: Matt Cardy (Getty Images) Carmaker names are not nearly as celebrated as carmaker logos but they’re just as rich in heritage, both good and bad. Automobiles have been around since the late 1700s, but they didn’t take off until after the Industrial Revolution. World Wars I and II would catapult auto manufacturing into what … Read more

Ford May Kill Park Assist Because No One Uses It

Photo: Ford It’s been 16 years since Ford introduced Active Park Assist, the one-button automatic parallel parking feature that saved drivers across the globe entire minutes of mild embarrassment while parking on crowded streets. Now, though, it seems that halcyon era of mitigated self-consciousness may be coming to an end. People Are Relying on ADAS … Read more