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Howes: Detroit’s revival exaggerated, right?
Detroiters dissing their town is a time-honored tradition here that afflicts the city, the suburbs, the diaspora        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Ford Motor Company General Motors Detroit City Automotive industry Upper middle class Michigan Denial
Ford adds 1.5 million vehicles to door-latch recall
Ed AdamczykDEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- The Ford Motor Company expanded its safety recall to cover 1.5 million more cars, bringing the number recalled to 2.4 million.
66 points by UPI | United Press International Ford Motor Company International News Service News World Communications William Randolph Hearst Dearborn Michigan Ford Focus Lincoln
North Las Vegas police: Escaped homicide suspect recaptured
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) - A homicide suspect has been recaptured, four days after he broke free from handcuffs and fled a Las Vegas-area police station. North Las Vegas police said law officers apprehended Alonso Perez, 25, at a residence about 8 p.m. Tuesday. Police did not release any ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Pickup truck Ford F-Series Ford Motor Company Las Vegas Nevada Las Vegas metropolitan area Ford Ranger Nevada English-language films
‘Perfect car’ revealed by scientific study and it’s not what you might expect
In an era of rapid technological advances where slick self driving cars are being heralded as the future of automotive transport, one would assume that the idea of the “perfect car” is bound only by the imagination. Read Full Article at RT.com
32 points by Russia Today | Ford Motor Company Electric vehicle Mercury Ford Mondeo Solar vehicle Ford Fusion Hybrid Ford EcoSport
Howes: Rumors of Detroit’s revival exaggerated, right?
Detroiters dissing their town is a time-honored tradition here that afflicts the city, the suburbs, the diaspora        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Ford Motor Company General Motors Detroit City Automotive industry Upper middle class Michigan Denial
Tiny House model home tour in Detroit

-1 points by The Detroit News | User Login Sociology Social network service Access code Ford Motor Company Subscription business model
More technology startups open Detroit offices
Companies want to capitalize on Detroit’s strengths: its automotive dominance and entrepreneurial resurgence       
-1 points by The Detroit News | Ford Motor Company Automotive industry Detroit General Motors Ford Field Startup company Tata Motors Renault
Ford Expands Costly Door Latch Recall
The automaker will spend $640 million to replace latches to prevent doors from unexpectedly popping open in some 2.4 million vehicles.
106 points by The New York Times | Ford Motor Company Ford Transit Connect Ford vehicles Ford Transit Ford Focus 2000s automobiles 2010s automobiles The Doors
Las Vegas cops recapture man who killed father outside McDonald's
The slippery crook managed to get out of a pair of handcuffs while left unattended.
61 points by Daily News | English-language films Ford Motor Company Police Las Vegas metropolitan area American films Nevada Pickup truck Las Vegas Nevada
Ford expands door latch recall to another 1.5M vehicles
Ford will spend $640 million to replace door latches on nearly 2.4 million cars, trucks and vans this year because the doors can pop open while the vehicles are moving.
2 points by The Denver Post | Ford Motor Company Ford Transit Connect Ford vehicles Ford Transit Ford Focus 2000s automobiles 2010s automobiles The Doors
Police search for missing man, 76, in south Houston
Authorities are searching for a missing 76-year-old man with dementia who disappeared Thursday in south Houston.
2 points by The Houston Chronicle | Ford F-Series Pickup truck Inch Imperial units United States customary units Ford Motor Company Texas Houston Police Department
Ford recalls 1.5M more vehicles for faulty door latch
Ford dropped its 2016 profit forecast today by $600 million after expanding recall for pawl spring tab.        
57 points by Detroit Free Press | Ford Motor Company U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Ford to partner with 3 autonomous startups
Two of the three will relocate some operations to Metro Detroit        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Ford Motor Company Dearborn Michigan Detroit General Motors Automotive industry Henry Ford The Henry Ford Volvo Cars
Detroit tiny house project is ‘game changer’
Cass Community Social Services and donors open tiny house model unit for 25-unit tiny house development, city’s largest        
-1 points by The Detroit News | House Affordable housing Real estate Building Ford Motor Company Housing
Tiny homes could amp up Detroit homeownership
The houses will be between 250 and 400 square feet and will be reserved for low-income owners.        
14369 points by Detroit Free Press | Ford Motor Company Real estate House Woodrow Wilson Building Home Neighbourhood Community
Ford to partner with three autonomous car startups
Two of the three will relocate some operations to Metro Detroit        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Ford Motor Company Dearborn Michigan Detroit General Motors Automotive industry Henry Ford The Henry Ford Volvo Cars
Door latch recall to cost Ford, cut into full-year profits
DETROIT (AP) — A pesky and growing recall of vehicles with door latches that can pop open while being driven will be so costly that Ford Motor Co. is reducing its estimate of pretax profits for the full year.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | United States The Doors Recall election Door Rocket Automobile Ford Motor Company Vehicle
Ford recalls 1.5 million cars for faulty door latches
It’s an expansion of an earlier campaign that called back 830,000 cars        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Ford Motor Company Ford vehicles 2000s automobiles Ford Transit Connect Front wheel drive vehicles Ford Focus Automobile Ford Transit
Automakers dialed back discounts in August, annual sales expected to slide
Automakers' decision to scale back U.S. discounts in August is a sign they're willing to maintain some price discipline, even if it raises the odds that industrywide annual sales will fall for the first time in seven years.
3 points by The Denver Post | General Motors Station wagon Automotive industry Ford Motor Company Toyota Chrysler Sport utility vehicle Minivan
Homicide suspect who escaped NLV police custody rearrested
The man who escaped North Las Vegas police custody Friday just hours after he was arrested in connection with a North Las Vegas homicide case was rearrested Tuesday, officials confirmed.
73 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Pickup truck Police Las Vegas metropolitan area Ford F-Series Las Vegas Nevada Ford Motor Company Nevada SWAT
Ford turns to neuroscience to make driverless cars
A researcher who is attempting to bring sight to the blind is adapting her work to bring sight to cars        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Eye Ford Motor Company Brain Automotive industry Automobile Photoreceptor cell Driverless car Vice president
Payne review: Ford Fusion bulks up
The refreshed Fusion plays it safe, but the Sport model is a stealth weapon        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Ford Motor Company Ford vehicles 2000s automobiles Aston Martin Sedans Ford Edge Ford Mondeo Audi S4
'Detours' podcast: Whizbang!, Dirtiest Most Bizarre Art Show
Detroit arts and entertainment podcast checks in with circus event at Tangent Gallery and alternative fest at Old Miami        
25 points by Detroit Free Press | Performing arts Music Performance Art Detroit Free Press Detroit Arts Ford Motor Company
Ford posts 22% sales gain in China in August
Ford and its joint venture partners sold 22% more vehicles in China during August than in the same month last year, led by strong demand for the Edge SUV, Focus and Escort.         
9 points by Arizona Republic | Ford Motor Company Station wagon Ford Focus Ford Escort Hatchback United States Jiangling Motors Vice President of the United States
Fowlerville man arraigned in crash that killed boy, 10
A Fowlerville man was arraigned Thursday in connection with an October crash that killed a 10-year-old boy who attended a Fowlerville elementary school.        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | Shiawassee County Michigan Antrim Township Michigan Lansing Michigan Corunna Michigan Ford Motor Company Pickup truck Livingston County Michigan New Jersey
Ford Edge door ajar lights no cause for recall
Drivers reported the door ajar lights on 2011-13 Ford Edge vehicles wouldn’t turn off        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Ford Motor Company The Doors Door Switch Causality Ford Explorer Jim Morrison John Densmore
Parts and accessories boost Ford, FCA, GM revenue
Automakers seek bigger piece of high-margin business        
-1 points by The Detroit News | General Motors Automotive industry Chrysler Ford Motor Company Vice President of the United States Automobile Pickup truck Customer service
Howes: Behind Blue Oval profits, Ford wrestles future
For all its talk of “smart mobility” and investment in electrification, Ford is a trucks-first company growing more so.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | General Motors Ford Motor Company Alan Mulally Automotive industry Detroit Volvo Cars Tata Motors Henry Ford
Ford warns first quarter profits will drop 50%
CFO Bob Shanks blamed the slump on slower sales of cars, higher commodity costs and higher engineering costs.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Ford Motor Company North America Ford Mondeo Profit Donald Trump
American Axle, MPG deal likely to close within weeks
Shareholders for the two Detroit-area auto suppliers set to vote on deal next month        
-2 points by The Detroit News | General Motors Ford Motor Company Chrysler Automotive industry Chief Technology Officer of the United States Four-wheel drive Powertrain Detroit
New estimate of Henry Ford-Pistons complex: $83M
The Detroit Pistons-Henry Ford Health facility in New Center makes progress in becoming reality        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Detroit Auburn Hills Michigan Brownfield land Parking Ford Motor Company Michigan Detroit Red Wings Tax
Ford expects a $9B profit in 2017
The company in a regulatory filing with the SEC noted profits will be lower than 2016        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Ford Motor Company North America United Auto Workers General Motors Henry Ford U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Dearborn Michigan Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Lawsuit claims some Ford Shelby GT350s can’t perform
In a lawsuit filed Wednesday, plaintiffs allege they didn’t get the performance vehicle they paid for        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Ford Mustang Shelby Mustang Ford Motor Company Pleading Plaintiff Dearborn Michigan Automotive industry Automobile
3-year-old boy killed in I-90 crash near Huntley
A 3-year-old boy was killed and three other people were injured in a crash Thursday morning on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway near Huntley.
-1 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Ford Motor Company Illinois Jane Addams Memorial Tollway Jane Addams Ford Taurus English-language films Ford F-Series Ford vehicles
Man dead after wrong-way crash on Westpark
One man is dead after an overnight wrong-way crash on Westpark Tollway, according to authorities.
52 points by The Houston Chronicle | Toll road Ford Motor Company English-language films Road Ford Mustang Westpark Tollway News
Byko: Finding out if Uber is super, or just a loser
I DIDN'T FEEL like I missed the boat when I read in the Inquirer that Uber had emailed a reduced-rate plan a few weeks back to a limited number of customers.
-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Lincoln Town Car Automobile Ford Motor Company The Philadelphia Inquirer The Inquirer
UAW steps up efforts with foreign automakers, Tesla
The UAW is escalating organizing activity in several areas, including Tesla in California and Nissan in Mississippi        
137 points by Detroit Free Press | Trade union General Motors Ford Motor Company Law Automotive industry Chrysler Volkswagen Group Human rights
Payne: Ford F-250 Super Duty is huuuge
Gargantuan Ford F-250 stands 6-foot-8 and tows 18,000 pounds        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Pickup truck Ford Motor Company Ford F-Series Dearborn Michigan Ford Super Duty Car and Driver Ten Best Ford Ranger Pickup trucks
UAW steps up organizing efforts with automakers
The UAW is escalating organizing activity in several areas, including Tesla in California and Nissan in Mississippi        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Trade union General Motors Ford Motor Company Law Automotive industry Chrysler Volkswagen Group Human rights
Has Ford Field dimmed the purplish glow for good after complaints?
The nighttime glow from Ford Field's multimillion-dollar LED roof light system was the subject of an online petition.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Light Lighting Detroit Ford Motor Company Light pollution City National Football League Michigan
Boulder woman and child missing for three days
Boulder police are searching for a 25-year-old woman and her year-old daughter who have been missing since Sunday.
281 points by The Denver Post | Volvo V50 Station wagon Volvo S40 Crossover Ford Motor Company
Ford to invest $200 million in new wind tunnel
Ford's new wind tunnel facility can simulate wind speeds of up to 200 mph and temperatures from -40 to 140 degrees        
296 points by Detroit Free Press | Aerodynamics Ford Motor Company Vice president Automobile Vice President of the United States Temperature Automotive industry Transport
Ford to build $200M testing complex in Allen Park
Ford’s wind tunnel complex will be complete by the end of 2019        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Ford Motor Company Dearborn Michigan Automobile Volvo Cars Henry Ford Automotive industry Detroit Renault
Freezing-thawing cycle creates sinkhole that closes Avon street for least a week
A large sinkhole opened up Monday beneath Swift Gulch Road in Avon, closing a portion of the street for at least a week. It’s the biggest problem reported so far in the area’s late winter/early spring return to the freeze/thaw cycle.
2 points by The Denver Post | Truck American films Transport Ford Motor Company Pickup truck English-language films Avon Colorado Automobile
53-year-old man missing from Will County
The Will County sheriff’s office is searching for a 53-year-old endangered man who went missing Monday morning from his Will County home.
20 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Pickup truck Ford F-Series Ford Motor Company Police Ford Ranger Sheriff Constable Coroner
Officer jumps from fleeing SUV in West Philly, suffers minor injuries

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Philadelphia Ford Motor Company Constable Ford Explorer Four-wheel drive Windows Vista West Philadelphia Ford F-Series
Things to drive at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show
With an estimated 1,000 new vehicles spread out over 1.1 million square feet at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show, there may be temptation to drive one or a hundred of them. The doors of show floor models may be opened to get a feel behind the wheel, but most of the driving will be reserved for another...
23 points by Chicago Tribune | Ford Motor Company 2000s automobiles Dodge Challenger Pony car Four-wheel drive Subaru Impreza Subaru Forester Subaru
Ford bets $1 billion on self-driving car start-up
Ford to invest $1 billion over next five years in artificial intelligence start-up Argo AI to develop driverless cars        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Automotive industry Ford Motor Company Carnegie Mellon University General Motors Renault Volvo Cars Driverless car Artificial intelligence
Petition seeks to dim Ford Field lights to cut glow
Woman who says she can see the lights from her home 3 miles away starts petition drive        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Detroit Lighting Light Light pollution Ford Motor Company Pleading Comerica Park Night sky
82-year-old man dies in crash on the way to his brother’s funeral
Authorities say an 82-year-old man driving to Aiken County for his brother’s funeral has been killed trying to make a U-turn on a busy highway.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | English-language films Lincoln Town Car Ford Motor Company South Carolina Lincoln Continental Aiken County South Carolina Lincoln Coroner