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No, a Ford Expedition did not drive from Russia to Canada via the North Pole, but that's exactly what a team of intrepid explorers accomplished recently. Using specially-modified buses with massive tires, the group slowly drove 4,000 kilometres (2,485 miles) in 70 days over drifting ice, occasionally using a pickaxe to clear a path and staying on guard for chasms that could open up and plunge the team into the frigid arctic waters. Average speeds were about 10 km/h (6 mph), "at the speed of a (farm) tractor." While the big tires technically allowed the buses to float if the need arose, the... Read More

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    Featured: Expedition drives from Russia to Canada over North Pole...
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    No, a Ford Expedition did not drive from Russia to Canada via the North Pole, but that's exactly what a team of intrepid explorers accomplished recently. Using specially-modified buses with massive tires, the group slowly drove 4,000 kilometres (2,485 miles) in 70 days over drifting ice, occasionally using a pickaxe to clear a path and staying on guard ...

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    Report: Next Lincoln Navigator to drop V8 in favour of V6, but Ford Expedition might get both
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    A great many buyers fled from full-size body-on-frame SUVs to car-based crossovers in large measure to save fuel. But that doesn't mean there's still not a buying audience for more traditional truck-based utility vehicles, and those consumers doubtlessly wouldn't mind saving some dollars at the pump, too. According to Motor Trend, those shoppers might be ...

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    Video: Woman finds live owl trapped inside grille of her Ford
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    Ah, Florida... how we love you so. After all, it almost always seems that the most unlikely, impossible and otherwise head-scratchingest stories filter up north from the Sunshine State. Take, for instance, the video you'll see below. It's not terribly uncommon for a car to come into contact with an owl; what's interesting about this story is that the owl ...

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    Report: Land Rover completes 13,000-km Journey of Discovery from Birmingham to Beijing
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    Not long ago, Land Rover embarked on an epic trans-continental road trip that sought to retrace the route taken by a similar expedition in 1956 and raise £1m ($1.6m) for the Red Cross. And after 12,8000 kilometres traveled through thirteen countries – starting in Birmigham, England and ending in Beijing, China – they finally made ...

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    CA bank robber foiled by vanity plates bearing own name
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    There's no such thing as the perfect crime, but some criminals are clearly more perfect than others. According to UT San Diego, a man wearing latex gloves and sunglasses recently strolled into a Chase Bank in San Diego, pointed a gun at a teller and began demanding money. The teller wisely obliged, handing over $2,920 in cash before the robber took to his ...

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    2011 Motorist Choice Awards announced, Ford takes home four
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    The 2011 IntelliChoice and AutoPacific Motorist Choice Awards have been announced, and the Blue Oval took home top honours with Ford and Lincoln vehicles winning in six categories. Last year, Toyota and Lexus grabbed the top nod by securing nine wins over various classes. For 2011, that number fell to five. The Motorist Choice Awards evaluate vehicles ...

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    Ford maintains title of Canada's #1 selling brand
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    As the rest of the U.S. Automakers emerge from underneath the specter of the bailouts and bankruptcies, Ford continues to perform well in Canada. The sales of more fuel efficient vehicles bolstered the purchases of Ford products to help them claim the highest amount of new cars sold in Canada both in May and the highest year-to-date. Car sales are up an ...

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    Report: Ford feels Japan quake effect with shortage of red, black paint
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    Due to a pigment shortage stemming from the March 11 earthquake in Japan, Ford has had to stop taking new orders for cars in Tuxedo Black, and is limiting orders of three shades of red. Officials from Ford say they're working on another source for the pigment as you read this, and have enough cars in each color to satisfy demand until production ...

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    Mercedes-Benz Zetros 6x6 luxed up for Mongolian hunting expeditions
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    Ordinarily looking like something you'd expect to see dragging Indiana Jones behind on a rope, the Mercedes-Benz Zetros is not exactly the pinnacle of luxury for which the Silver Star has become known to upscale buyers. But that doesn't mean it can't change. Two businessmen in Mongolia have ordered a matching pair of the six-wheel-drive cargo truck and ...

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    Review: 2010 Ford Expedition Road Test Review
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    Still Viable? It's tough out there for full-size sport-utility vehicles right now. As the vast SUV market continues to collapse in the face of the economic downturn, the vehicles that were once considered the height of suburban fashion have been relegated to the back of the showrooms, emerging only when a hybrid-electric version can be touted. ...