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"Miles to Go Before It Sleeps"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.27.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Any motorist knows that the best way to ensure longevity is to regularly check your parts, monitor your fluids and make sure your und...

How To Age In The Era Of 'Erectile Dysfunction'

Bill Stieger | Posted 07.03.2014 | Fifty
Bill Stieger

Nearly all the commercials I see on television seem directed at my demographic, the graying baby-boomers. I see ads for motorized scooters, miracle canes, adult diapers, constipation cures. Have you heard about the aging Deadhead who needed a Clapper to light his Lava Lamp?

Why Is There A Mustang On Top Of The Empire State Building?

Gregory Fink | Posted 04.16.2014 | Technology

They say history repeats itself. In honor of the Ford Mustang’s 50th anniversary, the company is repeating a gimmick it pulled off in 1965: placi...

When the Cobra Strikes

Rob Hiaasen | Posted 05.27.2014 | Comedy
Rob Hiaasen

"In palmy days the Model T could take off faster than anything on the road." -- From E.B. White's "Farewell, My Lovely!" Today, E.B. White would be 1...

Ford Hopes New Mustang Gallops

David Kiley | Posted 02.04.2014 | Detroit
David Kiley

When Ford introduced the car in 1964, it was cheered as a "car for young America." After all, the leading edge of the baby boom was just turning 18. How much brand love is there for Mustang despite being on track to sell fewer than 80,000 this year? There are 5.5 million Facebook followers for Mustang. That's what comes from 50 uninterrupted years of selling more than nine million copies of the same marque.

LOOK: Ford Updates Mustang

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN | Posted 12.05.2013 | Detroit

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — America's first pony car — the Ford Mustang — is celebrating its 50th birthday with a swoon-worthy new design and plans t...

Car Clubs: Not Just for the Guys Anymore

Amy Houtz-Martin | Posted 02.02.2014 | DC
Amy Houtz-Martin

Now ladies, don't get the idea that joining the Club is just a new way to meet guys. We women are serious admirers of all things Mustang.

WATCH: This Mangled Mustang Is Spreading Cheer After The Oklahoma Tornado

Posted 06.07.2013 | Good News

This Oklahoma tornado survivor toughed out last month's devastating storm, and amazingly, so did his car. Moore resident Jack Haden made it throug...

LOOK: There's Something Different About This Car Lot...

Posted 06.03.2013 | Weddings

Well, this is one way to use a car! Latemodel Restoration, an online Ford Mustang parts and accessories store, tweeted a photo Monday of a marriage...

Top 10 Convertibles of 2012 to Mark Summer Solstice

Karl Brauer | Posted 08.22.2012 | Money
Karl Brauer

There is nothing quite like that first drive of summer with the top down. In honor of that tradition, Total Car Score has put together a list showcasing seasonal vehicles that are synonymous with summer fun.

Topless Models on the Rise Again in 2012

Karl Brauer | Posted 08.19.2012 | Money
Karl Brauer

Oh, and that 1976 Eldorado that was supposed to represent the "last convertible" 36 years ago? They aren't worth a million bucks yet, but low-mileage examples can command upwards of $50,000.

Muscle Car Legend Dies

AP | JEFF WILSON and NOMAAN MERCHANT | Posted 07.11.2012 | Detroit

DALLAS -- Decades after a heart condition forced him to retire from racing, Carroll Shelby still loved to drive muscle cars. Well into his 80s, the le...

Mom's Stopping by for Mother's Day -- 37 Years After Her Death

Jim Higley | Posted 07.10.2012 | Parents
Jim Higley

Mom didn't just grocery shop; she'd buy entire cows from the local farmer. She didn't just bake; she'd have mornings where she would produce chocolate chip cookies by the hundreds.

The Morning I Removed The Rings

Susan McCorkindale | Posted 05.14.2012 | Women
Susan McCorkindale

I can't remember the exact date I took my wedding rings off, but I know it was sometime late last summer when I'd been a widow about four months.

PHOTOS: Our First Cars

Posted 12.05.2011 | Fifty

Growing up in the ‘60s and ‘70s meant cruising the streets on a warm summer night or watching a flick at the moonlit drive-in with your special so...

Why Is Ford So Successful?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

During the past year, General Motors went bankrupt, Chrysler found itself owned by Italy's Fiat. Yet Ford seems to be hitting home runs, knocking them out of the park with regularity.

Road Test -- All-New 2010 Ford Taurus

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

The 2010 Ford Taurus' shifter system is more than acceptable and adds some unexpected but welcome panache for the driver who wants to think he's in something better and sportier than, er, a Taurus.

Los Angeles Auto Show -- Insider's Guide

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Steve Parker

This year the big news is, much to the chagrin of car-makers and their PR people worldwide, about GM and their ongoing leadership problems.

Another '60s Anniversary: The Ur-Action Blockbuster Goldfinger

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Though Goldfinger looks almost sedate compared to today's jittery, mashed-up action pictures, editor Peter Hunt's work 45 years ago, emphasizing fast hard cuts, was an innovation.

AIG v. Detroit - Renegotiating Contracts

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Congress could throw hundreds of billions at GM, Ford and Chrysler -- but how could the results be any different from what we see now?'

GM Closes High-Performance Division, and Some Muscle Car and Racing History

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

In yet another sign of these perilous automotive times, GM has closed its High Performance Vehicle Operations unit.

Car sales, 2008; even worse than we thought

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Monday brought three conference calls, each about an hour, with executives from each of the Detroit Three announcing, dissecting and, most of all, spi...

Bottom Line: 2008 Car/Truck Sales Probably Worst Since 1974

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

The only other time the industry has seen a 3-million (or more) unit plunge was following the 1974 oil shortage.

Europe's, China's carmakers ask for help; Waxman wins key Congressional post

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

In a major win for all consumers, Democrats in the House of Representatives voted Thursday to put Rep. Henry Waxman of California in charge of a key p...

Do It For Me, Matchbox Man

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

From the fireworks in DC this week, you might think the auto crisis is out of your hands, but we're all complicit: government, CEOs, autoworkers, the public.