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Hagerty profiles Sandy survivors and their classic cars

One of the harsh realities encountered by some in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy is the damage done to their beloved classic cars. Such a story may not make it to CNN, so Hagerty Insurance set about chronicling the efforts by several owners to preserve their classics during the storm. One owner from Staten Island lost a 1977 Ford F-250 Custom pickup. He tried desperately to save his truck, attempting to start it as the waters rose around the vehicle. At one point, he says the water started pouring into the truck. It eventually became impossible to open the doors, and had to crawl out... Read More

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    Video: Hagerty profiles Sandy survivors and their classic cars
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    One of the harsh realities encountered by some in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy is the damage done to their beloved classic cars. Such a story may not make it to CNN, so Hagerty Insurance set about chronicling the efforts by several owners to preserve their classics during the storm. One owner from Staten Island lost a 1977 Ford F-250 Custom pickup. ...

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    Featured: Kelderman Ford F-250 Super Duty laughs at lesser SEMA trucks
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    Don't be confused; for every low, fast and/or sleek looking car at the SEMA show, there is at least one towing truck or SUV. The off-road and working vehicles of the world are well represented here in Las Vegas, as typified by this Ford F-250 XLT Crew Cab by Kelderman Air Suspension Systems and Tim Nicolau Designs. The huge Super Duty diesel has between ...

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    Featured: Ford shows SEMA-bound Mustang, F-150 and Escape variants
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    After already tipping its hand with a goodly selection of Focus ST concept teasers, as well as a passel of tuned Fusions, Ford has let loose with more images and information regarding its huge presence at this year's SEMA show. And, while we'll be bringing live reports of all the SEMA goodness to you next week, we couldn't help but want to share these ...

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    Report: Ford sued for allegedly using defective gas tanks in F-Series and E-Series from 1999 to 2008
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    According to a report from Reuters, Ford has been sued for allegedly selling F-Series pickup trucks and E-Series vans with defective fuel tank linings. The suit alleges that Ford knew about the problem and continued to sell affected vehicles over a 10-year period. According to the complaint, the fuel tank lining of Ford's full-size trucks and vans built ...

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    Teased: 2013 Ford Super Duty teased, new trim coming
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    The Ford F-Series Super Duty pickup truck is a pretty big deal. Not only is it physically large and imposing, it's also a huge seller for Ford and a vehicle that practically generates its own weight in gold profit. That being the case, it's no surprise that Ford is keen to make some noise about a new trim level for the 2013 Super Duty. Judging from the ...

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    Video: L.L. Bean celebrates century of mucking about with Bootmobile [w/video]
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    The L.L.Bean Bootmobile is perhaps the diametric opposite of the Oscar Mayer Weinermobile, promoting outdoor activity instead of consumption of sodium and saturated-fat-laden sausages. The well-known maker of high quality outdoor goods is celebrating its 100th anniversary, and the Bootmobile has been created as a way to celebrate the product that helped ...

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    Recalls: Ford recalls 16,000 F-Series pickups over transmission concern
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    Ford is recalling a large handful F-Series pickup trucks from the 2011 and 2012 model years over a transmission problem that, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, "fails to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard number 114, theft protection." NHTSA reports that the transmissions in these defective ...

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    Ford F-250 Super Duty sets diesel and biodiesel land speed records
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    The Bonneville Salt Flats are a place where records are constantly made and broken. Vehicles of all shapes and sizes are driven, towed or pushed out to the brilliantly white sodium chloride desert where drivers embark on a quest for high speeds. You can expect to see production cars, motorcycles, purpose-built streamliners and vehicles that look ready to ...

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    Recall: Ford recalling over 26,000 trucks over taillamp issues
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    Ford has announced a recall of 26,715 E-Series, Excursion and Ranger vehicles for a defective hazard warning, signal and brake light switch. According to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, certain F-250, F-350, F-450 and F-550 vehicles manufactured between 2002 and 2007, certain Excursion models built between 2002 and 2005 and Ranger ...

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    Ford recalling nearly 15,000 F-Series and Edge/Lincoln MKX crossovers
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    If you thought 2010 was going to wrap up with an all quiet on the recall front, think again. Ford and the US National Highway Transportation Safety Administration have announced the recall of 14,737 vehicles for a faulty body control module that may short out and cause a fire. The recall covers certain 2011 models that were built in a six-day period, ...