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60 Years of Ford in Formula 1

This morning, the worst kept secret in Formula 1 was finally confirmed as Red Bull announced it was partnering with Ford on its powertrains from 2026. The move follows Red Bulls news that it would begin developing its own Formula 1 engines for the new powertrain regulations , which up the hybrid aspect and could see Read more...

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BMW M3 Touring Gets 610-HP Tune, Aero Body Kit From AC Schnitzer

The new front splitter increases downforce by 88 pounds at 124 mph.

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State Farm Won't Insure Theft-Prone Hyundai and Kia Models In Louisiana

The Hyundai/Kia theft drama just keeps getting worse. The shockwaves from what started as a dumb social media trend have turned into a full-blown epidemic of headache for millions of Hyundai and Kia owners across the country. The latest blow: Insurance companies refusing to cover theft-prone models . New Orleans CBS Read more...

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The Best-Selling Cars In Europe: Peugeot 208, Dacia Sandero, VW T-Roc

Peugeot dethrones Volkswagen for the first time in 14 years.

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Florida Man's Ferrari Roma Had a Bad Day

What youre looking at is a Ferrari Roma that was suspended in a car elevator in Palm Beach County, Florida, after some sort of mishap. There were no injuries, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue, except to the Roma , which emerged pretty mangled from the incident. Read more...

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Red Bull's 2026 Formula 1 Power Units Won't Be Built by Ford

Today, Ford and Red Bull announced a new partnership, allowing the American automaker to return to Formula 1 in 2026. But the Red Bull Ford Powertrains logo that appeared during the announcement might have caused some confusion amidst the excitement. Red Bull Racing formed an independent company in 2021 , called Red Read more...

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Ford CEO Jim Farley's Shelby 427 Cobra up for sale

By news@motorauthority.com (Viknesh Vijayenthiran)
A 1966 Shelby 427 Cobra once owned by current Ford CEO Jim Farley is up for sale at online auction website Autohunter. The car, which bears chassis number CSX3195, started out life as a regular road-going 427 Cobra but was later converted to S/C (Semi-Competition) specification. It was originally billed to Johnny Bolton Ford of Maitland, Florida...

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Some 2001-2003 Honda, Acura Models Under Do Not Drive Order To Fix Takata Airbags

There's a 50 percent chance the airbag inflators could rupture in a collision.

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Nissan Claims It's on Track to Sell Solid-State Batteries in 2028

Weve known for a while now that Nissan is investing heavily in solid-state batteries . They promise to charge faster while also being lighter and less expensive to produce. Recently, David Moss, Nissans European head of Research & Development, sat down with Autocar for an interview where he claimed the company is Read more...

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Ford entering F1, 2023 Porsche 911 Dakar, 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6: The Week In Reverse

By news@motorauthority.com (Joel Feder)
Ford announced it's returning to F1, we drove the 2023 Porsche 911 Dakar, and the 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6 received EPA range ratings. It's the Week in Reverse, right here at Motor Authority. Ford announced it's returning to F1 racing in 2026. A new partnership with Red Bull Racing will see Ford work closely with the team's power unit division, and...

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The Treasury Is Changing How It Classifies Cars to Make EV Tax Credits Apply Fairly

The U.S. Treasury Department is modifying its vehicle classifications after being criticized for using older standards that no longer apply to new vehicles. The Treasury relied on corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards to classify vehicles into segments, but these rules often place vehicles into different Read more...

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Consumer Reports 10 Most Satisfying Vehicles to Own in 2023

Its important to test drive a vehicle before you buy it , but even if you do, theres no guarantee you wont later find some things you didnt notice at first. Maybe things start to squeak after six months. Maybe you go on a road trip and discover the seats start to get pretty uncomfortable after three hours. Maybe Read more...

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Miami Police Thought a Black History Month Squad Car Was a Good Idea

Despite very public stories about police needlessly targeting and sometimes killing Black people , Miami-Dade police thought the best way to celebrate Black History Month would be to splash an expensive, tacky, tone-deaf wrap on a patrol car. Read more...

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Tesla Cybertruck beta spotted, Musk claims near-production design

By news@motorauthority.com (Joel Feder)
The Tesla Cybertruck is inching closer to production, according to Elon Musk. On Wednesday, a Tesla Cybertruck was spotted roaming public streets. Instagram user ftronz posted a video and a photo of the truck on Instagram. Musk has confirmed the production truck will be slightly smaller in size than the concept shown in 2019, and this early-build...

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The Zeekr X Electric Crossover is Part of the Company's Plan for EV Domination

Chinese automaker Geely is having something of a moment right now. The Hangzhou-based company has its hand in countless EV makers around the world and is slowly starting to assert its dominance in the space. With ties to Volvo, Polestar and even Lotus , the automaker is now eyeing its next step in achieving EV Read more...

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Ford and Red Bull deal, PaxPower Jackal: Car News Headlines

By news@motorauthority.com (Viknesh Vijayenthiran)
It's official. Ford is returning to the Formula 1 arena in 2026, though not as a constructor but as a technical partner of leading team Red Bull Racing. Ford will help Red Bull develop a power unit in time for the 2026 season, when new, more sustainable power unit design rules are set to be introduced. Chevrolet Silverado (and GMC Sierra) owners...

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Honda Tells Owners to Stop Driving Recalled Takata Airbag Models

Its been 15 years since the first Takata airbag recalls were announced , yet the deadly airbags are still killing drivers to this day. Despite warning after warning, many drivers still havent had their airbags replaced and, thanks to parts shortages , many have never even had the opportunity. Now, Honda is putting Read more...

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Ford building high-performance F-150 Lightning concept

By news@motorauthority.com (Joel Feder)
Ford's not done building insane EV concepts to flex its electric muscles. On Friday, while announcing its return to F1 racing with Red Bull Racing in 2026, Ford released a graphic showing how racing leads to winning products. One of the images was the outline of a yet-to-be-revealed electric pickup demonstrator, presumably based on the F-150...

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What Essential Parts Have Fallen Off Your Car While Driving?

No matter who you are or where youre driving, sometimes things just fall from our cars. Lost items can range from precariously loaded lumber in the bed of your truck, or a deadly capsule of radioactive material like the one recently shaken loose in the Australian outback . Read more...

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Red Bull Racing shows 2023 F1 car in New York

By news@motorauthority.com (Viknesh Vijayenthiran)
Red Bull Racing held its 2023 Formula 1 season launch event in New York City on Friday, where it not only announced a new partnership with Ford but also revealed its RB19 race car developed for the new season. After 2022 saw new design rules introduced, most of the 2023 cars are expected to be evolutions of the previous season's designs. That's...

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Chinese Research Balloon Lost Over America Definitely Not Spying, Says China

Have you ever played with a helium balloon and let it float off into the sky ? Did you wonder where it might land, or if it might cause an international incident? Well, thats what happened when a Chinese weather balloon drifted off course and entered U.S. airspace. Read more...

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Chips and Recalls Left Ford Reeling in 2022

2022 did not pan out the way Ford was expecting it to at all, Elon Musks trial over a tweet is drawing to an end, and Hondas dealer and service network isnt liking anything its hearing on the automakers plans for Afeela. All that and more in this Friday edition of The Morning Shift for February 3, 2023. Read more...

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Official: Ford returns to F1 in 2026 as Red Bull partner

By news@motorauthority.com (Viknesh Vijayenthiran)
Ford on Friday confirmed it will return to the Formula 1 arena in 2026, as a technical partner to current champion Red Bull Racing. The deal will see Ford work closely with Red Bull's power unit division, Red Bull Powertrains, to develop a power unit to meet the new regulations F1 will introduce in 2026. The regulations call for hybrid power units...

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Ford Returns to Formula 1 in 2026 With Red Bull

Ford announced today that it will officially return to Formula 1 starting in 2026 when new powertrain regulations go into effect. The American automaker will partner with Red Bull to develop the next-generation hybrid power units that will be used by both Oracle Red Bull Racing and Scuderia AlphaTauri. Read more...

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Gordon Murray T.50 under goes cold-weather testing

By news@motorauthority.com (Stephen Edelstein)
As it works to prepare for production of its T.50, Gordon Murray Automotive (GMA) recently took a prototype of the V-12-powered supercar to Arvidsjaur, Sweden, for cold-weather testing. While it may look like just a bunch of snow drifting, some technical work is being done, including calibrating the car's driver aids for low-grip situations, GMA...

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These Cars Were Ruined By One Dealbreaking Flaw

As the old t-shirt says, Pobodys Nerfect . But sometimes there are flaws that are unforgivable. And thats especially true in the particularly picky world of car enthusiasm. Because if youre going to sacrifice time, money and knuckle skin on a car, that machine better tickle every aspect of your fancy. We asked you Read more...

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