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¡Feisty Fiesta! Ford Eyeing Spicy, ST-Topping Fiesta RS Model

Blue skies ahead for an even hotter Fiesta?<p>This party’s about to get a kick in the RS—that is, the humble Fiesta might get an ultra-high-performance RS iteration. The news that Ford is looking at the business case for the Fiesta RS—which would sit above the fun Fiesta ST—comes from <i>Auto Express</i>. For …

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TOTD: Staying Power -- Ram 1500 EcoDiesel or Ford F-150 EcoBoost?

We recently ran the test numbers on the 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, and while it may not be a scorcher on the drag strip, its combination of performance and impressive fuel economy are hard to ignore. It’s been decades since the half-ton truck segment has offered a diesel engine, and we’re eager to …

Never mind the naysayers; Lincoln is worth saving

In the case of Henry Leland, naming his new car brand after the first President he cast a vote for in 1864 seemed a jolly good idea, on paper.<p>You should always be careful about the name you choose to give your new baby. The power of association can work in many ways, not always positive.<p>In the case …

Old vs. new debate gets new life with $25,000 Fiesta ST vs. E46 M3 showdown

You know who you are. There's probably a few of you reading; the ones that say, "Why would I spend $27,000 on a new Mazda MX-5 when I could get a used Chevrolet Corvette with more power." Yes, we're talking to you, used car proponents. While it is a fair argument, it's not like used cars don't come …

It's On: A Brawny New Lexus Aimed at BMW's Base

BMW may have a pair of pavement-shredding scalpels on its hands in the form of the M3/M4 twins, but Toyota's luxury arm just brought out a …

Ford's Farley apologizes for saying Blue Oval tracks customers with GPS

Ford marketing head honcho Jim Farley made waves at CES this week by telling show attendees, "We know everyone who breaks the law, we know when you're doing it," according to a report by <i>Business Insider</i>. Farley continued by saying, "We have GPS in your car, so we know what you're doing. By the way, …

Enterprise working with renter's insurance to cover $47k Mustang stolen from its lot

There was more than a bit of public indigence following the recent story of Enterprise Rent-A-Car billing a customer $47,000 to replace a Ford Mustang GT Convertible stolen from a Nova Scotia lot. To recap: Kristen Cockerill rented the Mustang for two days, returned it to the lot on a Sunday and …

Celebrate Carroll Shelby's birthday with Road & Track

91 years later, his legend lives on.<p>Carroll Shelby is the reason Great Britain has speed limits.<p>As the story goes, the then-new Shelby-powered Cobra was being put through its paces on the M1 freeway in the mid-1960s. Numerous reports of the car blitzing down straight sections at 180 mph sent the …

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Simple.TV's second-gen DVR streams to mobile apps, ships December 12th for $249 (hands-on)

Simple.TV gave us a peek at its second-generation streaming DVR back in September, and today it's committing to a US launch. The dual-tuner set-top should arrive stateside on December 12th, when it will sell for $250 in a basic kit with both recording and live streaming to local devices. Matching …

Pro-Confederate Protesters in Richmond Rally in Support of the Flag

In addition to mounting flags on highways, the 'Virginia Flaggers' also gather every week to protest a museum that doesn't share their fondness for …

NRA chief repeats call for 'good guys with guns' after navy yard shooting

Wayne LaPierre appears on NBC's Meet the Press to discuss rampage which killed 12 people at Washington naval base<p>The head of the National Rifle Association said on Sunday "there weren't enough good guys with guns" to confront the gunman who killed 12 people at the Washington navy yard on Monday. …

Republicans' big problem with crazy

The GOP establishment pandered to Tea Party extremism to win the 2010 midterm elections. Now, it's reaping the whirlwind<p>If you're looking for a Republican congressman who truly embodies the ethos of the Tea Party, Maryland Representative Andy Harris is a pretty good pick.<p>Harris, you see, is no fan …

Rand Paul: No “objective evidence” black people are disenfranchised

“Last election African-Americans voted at a higher percentage than whites in almost every one of the states”<p>Sen. Rand Paul dismissed concerns about Voter ID laws and the need to revive the Voting Rights Act, because he said there is no “objective evidence” that minorities are still disenfranchised …

Ripping Off Young America: The College-Loan Scandal

The federal government has made it easier than ever to borrow money for higher education - saddling a generation with crushing debts and inflating a …

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Glenn Beck: Rodeo clown with Obama mask is “a very brave artist”

Beck went on to compare the clown’s ban from Missouri state fairs to the McCarthy era<p>A rodeo clown, banned for life from Missouri state fairs for wearing an Obama mask during a show, has picked up another defender in Glenn Beck, who likened the controversy to the McCarthy era.<p>"This is telling a …

A Day In The Life Of The Ku Klux Klan, Uncensored

Photographer Anthony Karen's use of the word sir in emails might stem from his service in the Marine Corps. It could also be indicative of his humanitarian side and his affiliations with charities including Friends in Deed, Smile Train, and the Humane Society.<p>That simple level of politeness is also …

The stupidest anti-Obamacare campaign ever

Conservative group’s campaign to weaken Obamacare is practically designed to backfire. Have a listen<p>We've known for a few weeks now that conservative groups are attempting to sabotage Obamacare by planning and staging campaigns to dissuade young people and families from enrolling in state insurance …

Ford F-150 Tremor to pace NASCAR Truck Series this weekend

Ford's bro-tastic F-150 Tremor will be pacing this weekend's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Michigan International Speedway. The Tremor fills a gap in the Ford F-Series lineup that we imagine the NASCAR set have clamored for - a hot-rod pickup truck.<p>Where the F-150 Raptor is designed to go …

Private Space Race Heats Up With Some Key Breakthroughs

Author: Jason Paur. Jason Paur Autopia<p>Date of Publication: 08.15.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Even as Elon Musk got everyone’s attention …

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Video Review: Shelby Focus STA limited-edition hotter hatch

When you hear Shelby you either think “Cobra” or “Mustang”. That’s a fact of life for pretty much everyone, unless you actual name is Shelby. Well …

Why Did Ford Wait So Long To Fix C-Max's MPG Rating?

Last fall, Ford made a big splash with its claims that the C-Max hybrid, a crossover vehicle, would get 47 miles per gallon, beating its competition, including Toyota’s Prius V.<p>“C-Max says, ha! C-Max says, whee!” one of its commercials declared. “Say hi to the all-new, 47 combined mpg C-Max hybrid.”<p>…