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Honda Accord Tops List of Most Stolen Vehicles

Shutterstock The National Insurance Crime Bureau released its list of the most stolen vehicles in 2011 last week. The 1994 Honda Accord, 1998 Honda Civic and 2006 Ford F-Series pickup truck were stolen more often than any other vehicle on the road.  According to the report, older cars and trucks like these are stolen more often than newer vehicles. “Newer cars typically are harder to steal because of higher-tech anti-theft devices,” writes the Detroit Free Press. For instance, many newer car ... continue reading»

Tags: News, Safety, Dodge Caravan, Ford F 150, Honda Accord, Honda Civic, Toyota Camry, Ford Super Duty, Vehicle Theft, National Insurance Crime Bureau

2013 Ford Super Duty Details Unveiled

Last week, Ford announced that its 2013 Super Duty heavy-duty trucks will offer a new trim level: the Super Duty Platinum. According to a press release, these trucks will include similar features to the Ford F-150 Platinum, which debuted in 2009. As a concession to the Super Duty trucks’ hardworking capabilities and to numerous complaints about MyFord Touch, Autoblog reports that Ford has tailored the interface system to make it easier to use. Ford has added a few actual knobs ... continue reading»

Tags: Car Tech, Ford Super Duty, Heavy Duty Pickup Trucks, Model News, MyFord Touch

Nissan Juke, Ford F-Series Trucks Recalled

Nissan and Ford are recalling a total of 44,385 vehicles, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. 2011 Nissan Juke Nissan has red-flagged 2011 Juke models for a turbocharger boost sensor bracket that could come off. NHTSA says that if the bracket comes off, the Juke could stall when it isn’t supposed to. If your Juke is affected, dealers will inspect and replace the bracket for free. The recall will begin in January 2012. Ford F-Series Trucks ... continue reading»

Tags: NHTSA, Ford Super Duty F 250, Ford Super Duty F 350, Ford Super Duty, Model News, Nissan recall, Ford recall, 2011 Nissan Juke, 2011 Ford F 150

Ford Super Duty Trucks to Offer Natural Gas Fuel Option

According to AAA, the price of gas remains about 71 cents higher than at this time last year, which hurts anyone who drives a fuel-thirsty pickup truck for work or play. Fortunately for potential truck buyers, Ford recently announced that 2012 Ford Super Duty pickup trucks will offer a $315 setup kit to convert the base engine to run on compressed natural gas, rather than gasoline. The F-Series Super Duty trucks already come standard with a 6.2-liter V8 engine ... continue reading»

Tags: Alternative Fuels, Ford Super Duty, Trucks, Model News