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Ford F150 recall greatly expanded

Ford Motor Co. and U.S. safety regulators have agreed to a greatly expanded recall of the best-selling vehicle in North America, the Ford F-150 pickup truck, the regulators said on Thursday. Get the full story »

Ford resisting push to expand F-150 recall

From the Detroit News | Ford Motor Co. and federal regulators remain in talks over whether the automaker should expand a recall of F-150 pickups over dozens of reports that air bags have deployed without warning. Get the full story »

Some Fords won’t be painted black due to quake

Ford Motor Co. is limiting the production of certain colors of some trucks and other models because the earthquake and tsunami in Japan have disrupted the supply of pigments used in automobile paints, the auto maker told U.S. dealers on Thursday. Get the full story »

Ford recalling 150K F-150s for air bag fix

Under government pressure, Ford Motor Co. said Wednesday it will recall nearly 150,000 F-150 pickup trucks to fix air bags that could deploy without warning. The recall covers trucks from the 2005-2006 model years in the United States and Canada for what the auto company calls a “relatively low risk” of the air bag deploying inadvertently. Get the full story »

Ford recalls 363K F-150s to fix door handles

Ford Motor Co. is recalling nearly 363,000 F-150 pickup trucks in North America because of a potential problem with the interior door handles, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported Thursday.

Ford has recalled more vehicles in the first few weeks of this year — nearly 900,000 — than in all of 2010 when about 600,000 were recalled. Get the full story »

Parts shortage idles F-150 production a 2nd time

Ford Motor Co. said it has idled for a week the plant where it makes most of its best-selling Ford F-150 pickups.

A shortage of parts for 3.7-liter V-6 engines and the new 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 engines caused the shutdown at the Dearborn, Mich., truck plant, said Ford spokesman Todd Nissen. Get the full story »