Automotive



Ford Fuel Leaks Prompt Stunning Recall of 634,000 Vehicles

By Durant Sloan, Thornical Press Contributor November 24, 2022 Ford Motor Company announced the recall of over 634,000 SUVs worldwide due to a cracked fuel injector that can spill fuel or leak vapors onto a hot engine and cause fires.  The stunning recall covers the Escape SUVs and the newly revived Bronco Sport built between…

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Ford Exits Russia As War Continues

By The Thornical Press Staff October 27, 2022 Ford Motor Company announced Wednesday that it is leaving Russia, following the likes of auto giants Renault and Mercedes.  Ford representatives announced a deal to sell its 49% stake in the Russian based joint venture, Sollers Ford, for an undisclosed price.  However, Ford will retain an option…

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Return Of The Moskvitch

By The Thornical Press Staff October 21, 2022 A throwback from the Soviet era is making a comeback on Russian roads in the near future.  The Moskvitch is expected to be back in production by December after nearly two decades off the production line. Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin made the announcement on Thursday that Moskvitch…

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Tesla To Remove Vehicle Autopilot Sensors

By The Thornical Press Staff October 4, 2022 Tesla Inc announced on Tuesday that it will remove ultrasonic sensors from its vehicles as it switches to using cameras in its safety and driver-assistant system.  Currently, Tesla vehicles have 12 ultrasonic sensors located in the front and rear bumpers along with short-range sound sensors that detect…

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Toyota Lowers October Output Target

By The Thornical Press Staff October 3, 2022 Toyota announced Friday that it has lowered their October production target by 6.3% to about 750,000 vehicles due to a semiconductor shortage.  However, Toyota, the world’s largest automaker, vowed to uphold their yearly production target of 9.7 million vehicles.  Toyota also confirmed that global output increased by…

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General Motors Heritage Center Is On The Move

By The Thornical Press Staff September 30, 2022 For General Motors devotees and car lovers all around, it was announced by GM that their collection of 600 antique vehicles and trucks is moving. GM announced that the famed and sought after collection will move from the Heritage Center to the former Customer Care and After…

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