Your Car Is a Computer — But What Does It Do?

Since the mid-19th century, modern vehicles have featured some manner of electronics to help control a vehicle’s various internal mechanisms. Today’s vehicles feature a variety of internal computer units — from around 50 units in your average Ford Focus to over 100 in the newest top-of-the-line sports car. Your car’s computer can do a lot[…]

Henry Ford’s Most Inspirational Quotes

As the pioneer of the assembly line and the grandfather of the American auto industry itself, Henry Ford was much more than just another entrepreneur. Now, 69 years since his death, the company that bears his name has expanded from the factories of Dearborn, Michigan to the highways of East Coast, the desert of West[…]

The Magic of Ford Engine Whisperers

When you’re cruising along down on the highway on the way to West Valley City, Utah, with the sun on your back and the wind in your hair, the last thing you want to hear is a strange sound coming from your engine. For the Ford engine listeners of Valencia, Spain, however, listening to the[…]

The Ford Explorer: America’s Most Popular Police Car

Question: What was the most popular law enforcement vehicle in America last year? Answer: Ford’s Explorer-based Police Interceptor Utility. The Ford Explorer vehicle has been steadily increasing in popularity for the past couple of years; in 2013, 14,086 Interceptor Utilities were sold — a 140 percent increase from 2012. In the same year 10,897 Interceptor[…]

Inside The Model-T

The Ford Focus and Ford F150 both share a common ancestor: The Ford Model T. Originally manufactured between 1908–1927, the Model T quickly became a symbol of American productivity and ingenuity. Henry Ford wanted to create a car that was affordable to everyone in the United States. Thanks to his dream, we now have a[…]