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Ford cop cars turn up the heat to kill coronavirus
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22 hours ago
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Ford cop cars turn up the heat to kill coronavirus

A software update from Ford is literally cooking away the COVID-19 virus inside 2013-2019 Police Interceptor SUVs. The idea came in response to law enforcement officials who had expressed concerns about the coronavirus inside their police vehicles.
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Rob Margeit
Why Toyota HiLux vs Ford Ranger is the new Commodore vs Falcon battle
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4 days ago
5 min read

Why Toyota HiLux vs Ford Ranger is the new Commodore vs Falcon battle

The Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger have been our top two selling vehicles outright for the past three years in a row, as Australians continue to embrace utes in huge numbers. And the Toyota HiLux has held the number one spot for four consecutive years, since 2016 when it became the first ute in Australian automotive history to top the charts. The shift to double-cab utes comes as they have become safer, roomier, better equipped, and more like an SUV to drive.
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Joshua Dowling
10 electric utes on the horizon
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20th May 2020
5 min read

10 electric utes on the horizon

The electrification revolution has made its way through hatchbacks to sedans and SUVs and now it has its sights set firmly on a new frontier: utes. As with most automotive industry showdowns, it was Tesla that kicked off this sparring match with its not-so-bulletproof Cybertruck, releasing a video showing the all-wheel-drive, all-electric pickup tugging a Ford F-150 up a hill.
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Susannah Guthrie
Ford steps into the battle against bird poo
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13th May 2020
2 min read

Ford steps into the battle against bird poo

Ford of Europe has invented fake bird poo so it can test the durability of its paintwork. Bird poo can be one of the most damaging environmental elements to automobile paintwork as the acidity can eat through the coating. To try to combat this, Ford created a variety of lab-created synthetic droppings to cover the different diets of Europe’s birdlife. What a bird eats affects the acidity of the waste, Ford of Europe research found.
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Justin Narayan
Ken Block unveils next Gymkhana Mustang in black and white
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3rd May 2020
1 min read

Ken Block unveils next Gymkhana Mustang in black and white

Drift king Ken Block has unveiled what the star of his next Gymkhana video could look like, releasing high resolution, computer generated images of a wild-looking Ford Mustang from the 1980s.
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Joshua Dowling