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Berkshire Earnings Beat Expectations By $283 Per Share

Net earnings per Berkshire shares totaled $2,811.<p>Revenue in Berkshire's third quarter came in at $51.2 billion, up from $46.5 billion a year ago.<p>Earnings for holders of Berkshire 'B' shares are equivalent 1/1,500 of the Class A amount.<p>On Friday, Class A shares of Berkshire Hathaway closed at …

First ride: 2015 Ford F-150 tops out at $61,000

Soon it will be possible to walk into a Ford dealership with a little more than $61,000 and drive out in a new, loaded 2015 F-150 pickup truck. No, a complimentary Fusion sedan isn’t included.<p>When Ford’s next generation of F-Series pickups rolls into dealerships later this year, the revolutionary …

Say hello to Ken Block's Gymkhana 7 Ford Mustang

Gymkhana 7 goes ponycar.<p><b>UPDATE:</b> It's official, it's named HOONICORN, it has 845 hp, AWD, and a stick. Click here for new photos and all the details.<p>When Ken Block releases a new Gymkhana film, everyone snaps to attention. Why? Because they're excellent. Gymkhana 7 was shooting in Los Angeles this …

Say Hello to Ken Block's Gymkhana 7 Ford Mustang

Gymkhana 7 is going to be amazing, based on the car that the Hoonigan crew built for Ken Block to drive in it. Our spies caught him tearing up the streets of Los Angeles in this mid-60s, RTR-branded, monster Ford Mustang.<p><i>(Photo Credit: Brenda Priddy and Company)</i><p>When Ken Block releases a new …

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Ford Recalls 746,000 Cars for Faulty Airbag Controller

Ford is recalling 746,842 cars in the U.S. to replace airbag controllers that can short-circuit.<p>In C-Max, Fusion, Escape, and Lincoln MKZ models from 2013 and 2014, the airbag controller module’s coating can crack from thermal cycling—the rise and fall of vehicle-component temperatures—and expose …

Ford Still Exploring Small Unibody Pickup for the U.S. Market

Good news, General Motors: Your Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon are safe for now. Thus is the subtext of a report in <i>USA Today</i> quoting Dave Scott, Ford truck marketing manager, who said that the sweet Ranger pickup that Ford sells in other markets is “too big. It’s 90 percent of the F-150’s …

Rob Ford ex-aide’s ‘tell-all’ book may be delayed until next spring

Publication of an "unparalleled tell-all" book written by a former top aide fired by Mayor Rob Ford as his crack-scandal made headlines last year appears to have been quietly pushed back until next spring.<p>The book by Mark Towhey had been due out just days before the Oct. 27 municipal election but …

Work Begins on Ford Amphitheatre's Major Makeover

The big revamp of the <b>Ford Amphitheatre</b> in the Cahuenga Pass is about to get started with improvements to the old amphitheater itself and some new additions. Upgrades will include a complete reconstruction of the 1,200-seat amphitheater's stage, new theater lighting, a new <b>raised picnic area</b> with …

Spied: Refreshed 2016 Ford Explorer Loses Some Camo

A mid-cycle refresh is in the works for the 2016 Ford Explorer crossover. Although still covered in tight-fitting black and white swirl wrap camouflage, these images reveal a significant makeover to the three-row crossover’s front and rear ends.<p>Up front, the refreshed 2016 Ford Explorer gives up …

New reports shed light on Fording River pollution problems

The Fording River seems to run through paradise in the wild Canadian Rocky Mountains, but Environment Canada experts say it is so heavily polluted that fish are hatching with terrible deformities and dying by the thousands.<p>Teck Coal Ltd. has long acknowledged their responsibility concerning a …

2015 Ford Mustang EcoBoost Takes to the Track Ignition

The 2015 Ford Mustang EcoBoost 2.3 has been getting lots of attention since its introduction, and the pony car is the main focus on the latest episode of <i>Ignition</i>. Here, host Carlos Lago finds out if the 2015 Mustang EcoBoost 2.3 is a suitable replacement for V-8-powered Mustang GT, a long-time …

Ford Hires 850 More Workers to Build 2015 F-150

The F-150 will arrive in dealerships in the coming weeks, and to prepare for what’s expected to be a significant demand, Ford is adding 850 jobs at its Dearborn Truck Plant and related facilities.<p>More than 500 new workers will join the Dearborn Truck facility, while almost 300 will work at the …

Ford adding 850 jobs at Dearborn F-150 plant

Ford Motor said Monday that it will add 850 new jobs in Dearborn, Mich., to build the 2015 F-150 pickup, that truck that it says is the most advanced pickup in 66 years.<p>The new hires will be sprinkled between the various facilities that make up the Ford Rouge Center in Dearborn. "The Rouge," as its …

2015 Ford F-150 Takes Home Truck of Texas Award

Winners in Other Categories Announced<p>The 2015 Ford F-150 was named <b>Truck of Texas</b> at the at the 2014 Texas Truck Rodeo in San Antonio by the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA), bumping the Ram 1500, which won the award the last two years in a row. Additionally, Ford won the <b>Truck Line of Texas</b> …

Finally, The Thoroughbred Charger: 2015 Ford Mustang Hits Dealers

When the original review of the 1964½ Mustang was printed in <i>Motor Trend</i>, editors noted, “When Ford finally offers disc brakes and their independent rear suspension, it should really have a thoroughbred charger.”<p>Disc brakes were easy. That pesky independent rear suspension, however, took nine CEOs …

Dan Gurney to Be Honored with Edison-Ford Medal

Daniel Sexton Gurney, age 83, is most certainly one of the giants of 20th-century motorsport. One of the multidisciplinary greats in an era of all-rounders that included Parnelli Jones, A.J. Foyt, and Mark Donohue, Gurney raced at Indy, competed in sports cars, raced in the hairball Can-Am series, …

Lotus Evora, Ford Mustangs to Be Used by Paramedics in Dubai

If the idea of law enforcement using exotic cars to hunt you down is a little scary, the notion of putting sports cars in the hands of paramedics to bring life-saving assistance is far more reassuring. As it turns out, both are possible in—where else?—Dubai.<p>That’s right, not only do Emirati cops …

Doug Ford defends his business record at Deco Labels

Toronto mayoral candidate Doug Ford is defending his management record at his family label business, contending sales are up and all of the firm's divisions are profitable.<p>During the campaign, the one-term councillor has pointed to his experience as president of Deco Labels and Tags as evidence he …

Recalls: Chrysler, Ford Models for Issue with Restraint Control Module

Chrysler and Ford are both issuing recalls for the same issue with the supplemental restraint control module supplied by Bosch. For Chrysler’s recall, affected vehicles in the U.S. include 126,772 2014 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee models, and Ford’s recall comprises 746,842 vehicles …

12 things I learned nerding out over the 2015 Ford F-150

Gamechanger is a stupid, overused word—but it applies here.<p>The big deal with Ford's new F-150 is the aluminum body. With it, the material has hit the mainstream—it doesn't get much more so than the bestselling vehicle in America. While that's its own milestone, Ford did a lot to take advantage of …

2015 Ford F-150 named Truck of Texas, Lincoln and Jeep also awarded at Truck Rodeo

The Ford Motor Company has a lot of reasons to celebrate after winning eight categories in this year's Texas Auto Writers Association's annual Truck Rodeo. Most important among them, the Blue Oval's latest 2015 Ford F-150 earned the prestigious Truck of Texas award, ending the Ram 1500's two-year …

Paramedic powerhouses: Dubai unveils Lotus Evora, Ford Mustang first-response vehicles

By now, every car fan should know about the Dubai Police. The Emirati law-enforcement agency operates a fleet of exotic cars – from a Lamborghini …

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2015 Ford Mustang EcoBoost flogged and analyzed by Ignition

Aside from the way it looks and perhaps its independent rear suspension, the biggest bit of news on the 2015 Mustang may be the inclusion of its 2.3-liter, turbocharged four-cylinder engine. That blown mill marks the first time since the Mustang SVO of the '80s that a turbo has been fitted under …

2015 Ford Mustang GT Vs Chevrolet Camaro SS on Head 2 Head

The Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro have a rivalry older than some of the people reading this. Although the two pony cars have been around for a long time, from a driving standpoint they’ve never been better, as both the current 2015 Mustang GT and 2015 Camaro SS crank out more than 420 hp and …

The mighty 2016 Ford Focus RS shows its face

Weaponized for the American market.<p>Back in August, we got some bombshell news about the 2016 Ford Focus RS. Not just that it was abandoning its FWD heritage for an AWD setup, or that it was going to produce something in the order of 325 to 350 hp from a 2.3-liter EcoBoost four. The biggest surprise …

Ford: Apple and Google are welcome in our cars, but Sync is here to stay

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: Ford<p>Apple’s CarPlay and Google’s Android Auto are coming to Ford cars, but they’re not going to displace Ford’s …

Ford Designed A Car To Run On Nuclear Power — In 1958

Nukes!Ford<p>Ford just tweeted a reminder that Tesla isn't the only widely innovative car company out there when it comes to alternative propulsion methods.<p>Ford actually dreamed up such a vehicle in 1958 — the "Nucleon."<p>I looks sort of like an El Camino Ranchero, with a compact nuclear reactor in the …

Ford joins Tory, Chow in promises on affordable housing

Despite the dominance of transit issues in Toronto's mayoral election campaign, all three leading candidates have now released their affordable housing strategies.<p>In an announcement on Thursday, Doug Ford promised to make tackling the backlog of repairs at aging Toronto Community Housing …