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Would you believe that Lincolns have the highest rate of owner satisfaction?

That's the case, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index.<p>Unless you or a relative work for Ford, Lincoln might not be the first brand you think of when it comes to luxury cars. But that doesn't mean its cars aren't good, and that doesn't mean its owners aren't happy. In fact, they …

Research

On the road: 2017 Ford Fusion

The 2017 Ford Fusion has some new tech on the inside and on its underside. Brian Cooley drives the tech-infused car and shows you what's changed and what hasn't in the latest model.

Ford Fusion

Berger reforms auto paints business

To increase its business in the automobile sector, Berger Paints has restructured its production line.<p>Now, a subsidiary, BNB Coatings, will make …

Small Business

This Is the Safest Big Pickup Truck on the Road

Ford Motor Co’s (f) F-150 Super Cab pickup truck was the only 2016 model large pickup truck to receive a “top safety pick” after new tests by the …

FCA US

The 10 most important things in the world right now

Good morning! Here's what you need to know on Tuesday.<p><b>1. Thousands took to the streets of Reykjavik to call for Icelandic Prime Minister Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson to step down after leaked documents linked him to an offshore company.</b> The connection was revealed in the Panama Papers, a leak of 11.5 …

Panama Papers

2016 World Car of the Year Winners and Losers

Yes, ladies and gentlemen. The World Car of the Year is what’s what and you’ll be surprised to find out who the winners and the losers of the 2016 …

Thousands of keyless cars can be hacked: Here’s how

Keyless cars made by Audi, Ford, BMW, Honda, Kia, Mazda, Subaru, Toyota can be hacked with ease<p>Keyless cars might provide convenience to their …

Hennessey’s Ford Mustang HPE750 Does Look Good In Its New Carbon Suit

If you are out looking for the best-looking Mustang you can find, you can add this baby to your wish list. <br>This is a Ford Mustang V8, fitted with …

Honda Civic Coupe to join 2016 Red Bull Global Rallycross season

Red Bull Global Rallycross is about to get another competitor. Honda has announced that it will campaign the 2016 GRC season with its new Civic Coupe, and rather than just put out a press release, it's gone ahead and given us a look at the two-door's racing livery. Ford, Chevrolet, Volkswagen, and …

Automotive Design

Official: Honda Civic Hatch Coming This Fall With Manual And A Turbo; Concept Debuts In NY

Those of you who lamented the limited selection of 2016 Honda Civics with manual transmissions can take comfort in some news from New York. <br>The 2017 …

Auto Shows

The Sneaky Way You Could Be Paying More for Gas Than You Think

The premium on premium gas is rising.<p>The price of a gallon of regular almost always gets top billing at gas stations signs near the side of the road. …

Fuel Efficiency

Want Smart, Happy Kids? Science Says You Should Do the Opposite of What You're Doing | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>You want your kids to have a better life than you.<p>Of course you do.<p>You need them to be more intelligent than you, especially as you've made some dubious personal and financial decisions and you …

London School of Economics

A Convoy of Self-Driving Mercedes Big-Rigs Is Driving on Public Roads

Three Wi-Fi-connected self-driving tractor-trailers navigated Autobahn traffic in close formation, saving fuel and cutting emissions thanks to formation driving.<p>Take a close look at the driver in that silver Mercedes big-rig. See where his hands are? Way up behind his head, in the classic pose of …

Honda injects more power and comfort into 2016 Civic Coupe

Fresh on the heels of having the Civic Sedan named North American Car of the year for 2016, Honda has introduced a completely new version of the …

Honda

15 Indestructible Vehicles For Surviving a Drive Across the Desert

When breaking down is not an option.<p><i>Mad Max:Fury Road</i> took home the most awards of any movie at this weekend's Academy Awards, and rightfully so for those badass cars and incredible effects. But what if you need to cross a harsh, unyielding wasteland in an ordinary production car rather than a …

After 53 years, Boeing’s first 727 jet makes its last trip … to Seattle’s Museum of Flight

Today’s final flight of the first Boeing 727 prototype jet ever produced was one of the shortest trips it’s made in its 53-year history: a 15-minute …

Aviation

Across Europe in the new Ford Focus RS

Seen the TG TV film? Here's when we took it 2,000 miles across the Alps<p>It’s properly caked on now: a crust of mud, salt and grime streaming down the …

Monte Carlo

This Is What Happens To Your Brain When You Walk in Nature

Humans are designed to be outdoors. Our brains are wired to respond to the smells, sights, and sensations we receive there. When we spend daily time …

Ecology

This Week In Motoring: February 15, 2016

Top Gear <i>will have seven hosts, Alpina builds a faster 7-Series, the US Government says the Google Car’s computer counts as a driver and more.</i><p>On the …

9 Complete and Comprehensive Turbo Kits for Your Car or Truck

Boost your horsepower numbers with these new turbo kits.<p>While certain auto enthusiasts like to argue that there's no replacement for displacement, turbocharging has long been a viable way to significantly increase engine performance. While it is technically possible to put together your own turbo …

The US auto industry is facing its toughest challenge since the financial crisis

So what could go wrong?<p>For the major US car companies — General Motors, Ford, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) — the risk has never been higher that they'll repeat the mistakes of the past.<p>And one mistake stands out larger than any other: betting too big on sales of SUVs and full-size pickup …

Automotive Industry

Does smoking pot actually make you stupid?

<i>As legalizing and decriminalizing marijuana becomes increasingly common among U.S. states, many are left wondering: Is smoking pot actually harmful</i> …

Cannabis

Seven Boring Cars That Are Quicker than a 1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500

Time makes fools of us all.<p>For its time, the Shelby GT500 was fast, but you'll be surprised what mundane, every day cars you can buy today that will hit 60 mph faster than the '67 GT500's time of 6.5 seconds.

Luxury Lifestyle

Commercial drones capture the attention of insurance industry

Companies across Canada are turning to drones to monitor crops, snap pictures for real estate listings and map the oil sands – and insurers are swooping in to cover the risk of hard landings and injuries.<p>Intact Financial Corp. is the latest to attempt to tap the market for insuring drones, or …

Unmanned Aircraft

Ford Makes Start-Stop Standard on Entire 2017 F-150 EcoBoost Lineup

Includes 2017 Raptor.<p>Ford will make its auto start-stop system standard on 2017 F-150 pickups equipped with an EcoBoost engine. The system is specially tuned for trucks, and while it shuts off at a stop like a standard start-stop system, it keeps the engine on when towing or in four-wheel drive …

Automotive Industry

The Best All-Weather Running Jackets

We’ve updated this buying guide with new selections for 2016. Our picks from previous years can still be found on the next page.<p>If we had it our way, …

Watch former Stig Ben Collins ‘drive like a hooligan’ with the Ford Focus RS’ ‘Drift Mode’

The 2016 Ford Focus RS slides into U.S. dealerships this spring, and when it does, it will undoubtedly be a huge hit. Why? Well, it has 350 …

Autos

Michael Bay's Benghazi movie 13 Hours is 'inaccurate', according to CIA officer

Bay’s film, which depicts the events of the deadly terrorist attack in Libya, has been criticised by an officer who says a main plot point never happened<p>Michael Bay has assured audiences that his Libyan-set military thriller 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi is an accurate retelling of the …

Benghazi