WOW! Fuel And Oil Leaks Lead THIS Car Company To Recall One Of Its Most Prized Models!!!

American Cars stand out like no other. Whether for fashion or function, they have always been know to take care of business. But, due to frequent reports of fuel and oil leaks, that could potentially lead to engine fires, Ford –unfortunately– recently resurrected the notorious moniker “Found On The Road Dead.” Due to this, the company has recalled the Escape model for the seventh time since its redesign in 2012. Hit the jump for more info.

Ford’s Design Chief J Mays Retires, Replaced By Moray Callum

J Mays is one of the last senior executives remaining from the Jacques Nasser era. Two other veteran senior executives. Moray Callum, 58, design director for Ford in North America, will replace Mays, 59.

Ford Engineers Built WHAT For Your Car?!

Don’t expect to see it next time you go into the dealership but a Ford engineer has developed an easier way to adjust a manual transmission. The engineer, Zach Nelson, made a vibrating shifter knob from an Xbox controller and then stuffed it into a 3D printed knob along with an Arduino controller and an LED display! Hit the jump to find out more ..

Cop Cars Will Soon Be Equipped With WHAT?!

Ford and InterMotive Inc are now putting cameras in the back of police cars letting officers know when pedestrians are approaching from behind and will in turn put the vehicle in lockdown! When activated in a parked patrol car the system turns on the rear-mounted camera and back up sensors that usually only come on when the car is in reverse. Officers are equipped with a screen in the rear view mirror showing them video footage of whatever is going on behind the vehicle. If the proximity of the senors detect someone approaching from behind the car automatically sounds an alert and locks the door and closes the windows. The system can be disabled if the car is parked in an area with high pedestrian traffic. Hit the jump to see what it looks like ..

Auto:(Photos) WTH?!? Is She Really Buying This?

Damn, maybe little people really do have the napoleon complex. Seems like the shorter people of the world always have to be the loudest or draw the most attention to themselves. Hayden Panettiere looks like she is no exception and is embracing the complex. Check out the pics after the jump of the truck she claims she is about to buy. I hope it is not true because she would look ridiculous trying to drive this around. She posted on Instagram with the caption “”I know I’m small, but COME ON! I think this should be my new ride. #Napoleonsyndrome.”

Auto: Hate It Or Love It Poll: Custom Ford F150 With Jaguar Grill

I don’t even know what to think with this. The idea is actually pretty cool considering Ford took over control of Jaguar a few years ago, but I don’t know if this works. I always loved the front grill of the Jaguar S type, even to this day. But that classy look is lost on this F150. Whoever did this did a great job of the customization. It really looks seamless with the new front grill. So let us know what you guys think. Take the poll after the jump. Hate it or Love it!

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