Ford Explorer News

  • Judge approves Ford Explorer rollover settlement

    Ever since a string of fatal rollovers during the 1990s, the Ford Explorer SUV has had a stigma of being dangerous despite the reason behind the accidents – poorly designed Firestone tires – being resolved. A California judge has now approved the settlement for a class-action case that will compensate roughly 800,000 Ford Explorer owners who claim their vehicles had lost value because of the original controversy. The decision also brings an end to the lawsuit filed against Ford in the states of California, Connecticut, Illinois and Texas. The lawsuit argued that Explorer SUVs lost...

  • Ford Explorer rollover case: $82.6m award confirmed
    Ford Explorer rollover case: $82.6m award confirmed

    The U.S. Supreme court asked a California appeals court to review the amount awarded to a woman who was paralyzed when her Ford Explorer rolled over. An inordinately weak roof structure was to blame for the injury, and according to the appeals court's review, the award will stand. Of the $82.6...

  • Ford Explorer America focusing on fuel savings
    Ford Explorer America focusing on fuel savings

    Oil topped $100 per barrel in America just the other day and fuel conservation is now a hotter topic than ever. Some pundits are predicting gasoline prices in excess of US$4 per gallon before the end of Q1. Sure, these prices are pretty tame by the rest of the world’s standards, but Americans...

  • Next-generation Ford Explorer to be based on car platform
    Next-generation Ford Explorer to be based on car platform

    Ford is toning down the macho styling and size of the next-generation Explorer SUV. For years, the Explorer has been the poster-child for the SUV generation, but that’s coming to an end as consumers shift to crossovers. A report from Bloomberg claims that the new Explorer will be built on the...

  • Ford and TMG Bring You Mustang I-Ad

    Ford Motor Company has waved the magic wand in the direction of interactive TV advertising company, Turner Media Group (TMG) to develop an interactive TV ad campaign for its 2007 Mustang model on EchoStar's OpenTV- powered DISH Network satellite TV platform. TMG has done a similiar campaign for the...

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