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Back Seat Fun Gets Revved Up With New Mustang GT350R Back Seat Kit

Fun in the back seat has never been this exciting as Ford Performance debuts a new Ford-designed and engineered back seat kit that turns the Shelby® GT350R Mustang into a four-seater.

Gone are the days in which only two passengers could fit in the most track-ready, road-going production Mustang ever built. This new kit means Shelby GT350R is now the most track-ready, road-going four-seat Mustang ever built.

2017 Chevrolet Bolt: Big Promises

I don't like jumping on any kind of bandwagon. I don't know why, but there's just something disconcerting about the high-fivers and fist-bumpers who yell "Roll Tide" but can't find Tuscaloosa on a map. Equally concerning are fanboys who automatically queue up overnight for anything with an Apple logo on it. It's a part of American society that I don't trust -- somehow, it all seems fake. I think it's because I simply cannot go along with the crowd unless I see a good, solid reason. It's like my body physically resists.

Ford And Jay Leno To Auction One-Of-A-Kind Harley-Davidson Ford F-150 To Benefit National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Ford Motor Company and Jay Leno, renowned auto enthusiast and star of Jay Leno’s Garage, are teaming up to auction the TV legend’s personal one-of-one 2000 Harley-Davidson F-150 at the 45th Anniversary Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction at WestWorld of Scottsdale.

All proceeds will benefit National Multiple Sclerosis Society, the country’s leading organization helping people affected by multiple sclerosis through cutting-edge research, advocacy and education. Live TV coverage of the auction of this custom F-150 will air on Velocity on Jan. 29.

From 'The Big Idea' to FordPass: How Ford's Reimagined Customer Experience Came to Life

DETROIT – Last April, Elena Ford and a team of Ford employees spent three days behind closed doors at a Detroit hotel with some of the best mobile, design and customer experience minds in the world.

Their task had just become a lot tougher. What started as a mission to improve the relationship between consumer and dealer during a four-and-a-half-hour annual interaction had transformed into a greater cause – how to make consumers’ lives easier during those 900-plus hours a year they spend in a vehicle moving between home, work, school and social events.

GM Woos Used Car Buyers with New Online Service

DETROIT – Online shoppers in the U.S. looking for a used Chevrolet, Buick, GMC or Cadillac will soon have access to a national inventory of low-mileage former General Motors lease, daily rental and company-owned vehicles never before available to the public in one easy-to-navigate place.

GM Chairman and CEO Mary Barra today announced the company is launching the Factory Pre-Owned Collection as another example of GM’s efforts to earn customers for life.

New GMC Acadia Is Sportier, With More Safety Features

GMC today took the wraps off the 2017 Acadia, a redesigned midsize crossover offering versatility and more advanced safety technologies.

The new Acadia is smaller and more car-like in its handling than the model it replaces.

There are more-efficient powertrains and three rows of seating on most models. The premium Acadia Denali returns, along with a new all-terrain model with enhanced off-road capability.

“GMC is a strong, growing premium brand, and Acadia is a cornerstone of our success,” said Duncan Aldred, vice president for Buick and GMC.

Ford Resurrects Lincoln Continental At 2016 Detroit Auto Show

After a nearly 14-year hiatus, Ford Motor Co.'s Lincoln Continental luxury sedan is back.

A lounge-style act set an appropriate mood with Peggy Lee's "Fever" before a silky white sheet was whisked away revealing the classy car beneath at the 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit's Cobo Center Tuesday.

There was no mention of the Ford Bronco, another once-popular discontinued Ford offering the company has hinted the return of.

Can 2017 Pacifica Minivan Re-Energize Chrysler?

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles wants to dramatically redefine the minivan category with its new Chrysler Pacifica and a hybrid version — two models with enough fresh styling and performance to potentially re-energize a segment that has lost more than half its sales the past 15 years.

FCA is dropping the Town & Country name and plans to reveal its new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica early today  at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

Ford Adding Four More SU In Show Of Their Popularity

DETROIT -- Ford Motor plans to add four new crossover SUVs to the lineup over the next few years, showing the degree to which the boxy people haulers are dominating the auto market.

Of the four, one of the SUVs will be for the Lincoln brand, said Ford CEO Mark Fields during a presentation at the North American International Auto Show going on here. With more consumers moving to luxury cars, Lincoln has been getting more attention in the last couple of years.