CROSSTOWN TRAFFIC Ford News, 5 Brands 2 Avoid & Kia Hamsters

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Welcome to the Crosstown Traffic report, a round up of the latest news and other items from around the web. Click on the links below for the full story.

Actor Matthew McConaughey want to sell you a Lincoln. Specifically a 2015 Lincoln MKC.

Jalopnik claims that Ford is performing  “aerodynamic sorcery!” in  How Ford Squeezed Every Drop Of Aerodynamics Out Of The 2015 F-150.

Which is more fuel efficient, driving with a pickup’s tailgate up or down? Autoblog says “Leave the tailgate up.” They also report that the Death claim in GM ignition-switch lawsuit rises to 100. Aren’t you glad you own a Ford?

2015 Ford F-150: Toughest and Most Aerodynamic
Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep owners are also screwed says The New York Times in Chrysler Owners Sound Off on a Power Defect . It’s called a “Totally Integrated Power Module” and the vehicle’s power completely shuts down without warning. Good times.

USA Today reports a Shock(ing) defect leads to Jeep, Ram, Chrysler recall and here’s a no brainer from High Gear Media which lists 5 car brands customers don’t buy twice. That would be Scion, Jaguar, Dodge, Chrysler, and Mitsubishi. Well, duh.

On a lighter note, in Peru they like to eat hamsters, in Korea they like to animate them and dress them up like hookers to sell cars. Happy motoring!

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