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A family is in their black 1983 Ford Bronco in front of the ocean.

A Brief History of the Ford SUV

  Ford began in 1903 as a true innovator building a whole industry from scratch. They broke out into the world in a time where driving a car was an unfamiliar concept, and the horse and buggy reigned supreme. Since then, Ford has continued to push the envelope providing vehicles that satisfy a wide range [...]

A blue 2019 Ford Edge is driving across a city bridge.

  One glance at the auto industry as a whole, and you’ll see a market dominated by the SUV. Sure there are plenty of pickup trucks, sedans, and compact cars getting praise, but the field is dominated by vehicles that prioritize utility above all things. While the industry is currently being dominated by the utility [...]

A red 2019 Ford Edge ST is taking a corner with a city skyline in the distance.

  What do you look for in a great car? A great style? The perfect finely tuned engine? Plenty of intuitive safety and infotainment features? A lot goes into finding the right car, and with so many factors at play, and so many manufacturers and models to deal with, it can be difficult to sift [...]

Tesla Pickup Concept

What can you say about the truck segment, as a whole, that hasn’t been said before? Well, for the first time in a long time, there seems to be plenty to say - or at least, plenty to talk about. Enough with recounting the century-plus role of the pickup in our collective cultural mindset. No [...]

A white 1965 Ford Mustang is between two red 2004 Mustangs in front of a P-51.

  If you’re searching for a new Ford for sale, you may want to take a step back and consider the used car lot first. Although new Fords have the latest technology and features, there’s nothing that quite stands up to the coolness-factor of classic Mustang. Mustangs have become an integral part of our pop [...]

Concept image of the all-electric Ford F-150, currently in development, as included in AutoInfluence's Weekly Auto News

  Annnnd we’re back. AutoInfluence with all of your current auto news headlines for the week of July 26th. This includes the all-electric F-150, the Silverado 1500 Diesel, and California Emissions standards taking home a big win thanks to a few automakers in particular. In fact, let’s get that last one out of the way [...]

A gold 2019 Ford Ranger is crossing a river. Check out the solid comparison between the 2019 Ford Ranger vs 2020 Jeep Gladiator.

Who Would You Rather Take on an Off-Road Adventure?

  If we had told you a year ago at this time that we would be comparing the Ford Ranger and the Jeep Gladiator, you might have thought you were about to read a thirty-year-old article. Yet, here we are, in 2019 looking at the 2019 Ford Ranger vs 2020 Jeep Gladiator. This isn’t some [...]

Interior of the 2020 Audi S8 as featured in AutoInfluence Current Auto News for the week of July 12th.

  Did you miss us? We missed you. That’s right, AutoInfluence is back after a two week break and there’s plenty of current auto news to cover - from everyday industry headlines to the 2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed and the Q2 Truck Sale shootout to the impactful death of two industry giants, there’s plenty [...]

An orange 2019 Ford Escape is driving down a highway with a city in the background.

2019 Ford Escape vs. 2019 Mazda CX-5

Compact crossovers are just so darn cute. They must be, because they are everywhere. And pretty much every automaker on the planet has rolled at least one of them out over the past several years. These diminutive vehicles may not have the physical pull of one of their larger brethren, but they have the appeal [...]

A white 2019 Ford Ranger, which wins when comapring the 2019 Ford Ranger vs 2019 Nissan Frontier, is shown in the mud.

Road Warriors: Ford Ranger vs Nissan Frontier

  Once more the field of battle stands ready, a hush descends as the world holds its breath and two gladiators of vehicular carnage step forward to clash and fray. Today we’re talking pickups – mid-size pickups to be precise, so don’t expect any heavy-duty destruction in this battle. And yet, mid-size trucks are becoming [...]