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Ford Recall, Volvo Recalls, BMW Eyeing De Tomaso: Car News Headlines
Ford Recall, Volvo Recalls, BMW Eyeing De Tomaso: Car News Headlines

Today at The Car Connection, we bring you word that Ford is recalling 2.0-liter EcoBoost-equipped 2012 Edge models for a fire risk, tell you that Volvo is recalling 2013 S60 and XC60 models for an airbag defect and spill the details on a potential sale of De Tomaso to BMW. It’s the start of a...Read More»

2012 Ford Edge
Ford Recalls 2012 Edge Crossover For Fire Risk

In yet another safety recall for a potential fire risk in one of its vehicles, Ford is voluntarily recalling certain 2012 model year Edge crossovers equipped with 2.0-liter EcoBoost engines. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of vehicles...Read More»

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2013 BMW i3, 2012 Ford Edge, BFGoodrich: Today's Car News

The 2012 Ford Edge with the 2.0-liter Ecoboost is officially rated at 30 mpg by the EPA. [TheCarConnection] Having trouble tracking your teen? OnStar's Family Link could be the answer to your problem. [FamilyCarGuide] BFGoodrich wants you to pick who will drive in the Baja 1000. [SocialCarNews]...Read More»

2012 Ford Edge
2012 Ford Edge Gets 30 MPG Gas Mileage With 2.0-Liter EcoBoost

Ford has already shown us the benefits of its new 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine in the 2012 Explorer, with the latest version of the seven-seat SUV able to return a best-in-class 20/28 mpg city/highway when equipped with the frugal four-cylinder engine. Now the automaker has done the same with the...Read More»

2012 Ford Edge
2012 Ford Edge With 2.0-Liter EcoBoost Engine Gets 30 MPG Highway Rating

Ford is reportedly rolling out the highly fuel-efficient 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine into yet another vehicle, the 2012 Edge SUV. When equipped with the optional four-cylinder EcoBoost engine, the 2012 Edge will get 30 mpg on the highway cycle. The EcoBoost option, which requires a front-wheel drive...Read More»

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Five Ways To Make Your Car Repair Green

Being kind to the environment doesn’t need to end when you leave home. As consumers we have control over what happens to the earth as a consequence of our purchases. Auto repair is one instance when our choices can have a positive impact. This can be as simple as letting our desires be known...Read More»

2011 Lincoln MKX
2011 Ford Edge, Lincoln MKX Earn Top Safety Pick Status

The 2011 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX mid-size crossovers have just earned Top Safety Pick Status from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). In this case, the accolade didn't come easy. The models had originally earned only 'acceptable' in the new IIHS roof strength test, withstanding 3.5...Read More»

2011 Ford Edge
Honda, Ford Lead In Customer Retention; Kia Most Improved

Ford and Honda owners, more than those of any others, are opting to get another vehicle of the same brand. Both brands topped J.D. Power's latest Customer Retention Study, which was based on 123,601 responses from new-car buyers. In 81,350 of those cases, the car being replaced had also been...Read More»

2011 Ford Edge - first drive in and around Nashville
Incentives Down, Sales Up In October—And Truck Sales Surge

October isn't always such a strong month for auto sales, but this year it is. Higher demand for light trucks, along with sustained fleet sales and strong performance from some new models on the market, helped the auto market bounce back to its highest sales level in over a year. Fleet sales, which...Read More»

2011 Ford Edge - first drive in and around Nashville
2011 Lincoln MKX, Ford Edge in First Recall

Ford Motor Company's brand-new family crossovers, the 2011 Ford Edge and the 2011 Lincoln MKX, are being recalled. Only 71 vehicles in all are affected by the recall, issued earlier this week by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). According to the NHTSA, some Edges and MKXs...Read More»

2011 Ford Edge - first drive in and around Nashville
Today at High Gear Media: Ford Edge, Facebook, Corvette Z06

If you missed our first drive of the 2011 Ford Edge this summer, the full review is live--and it's giving the judges a reason to break out the 8s. [TheCarConnection] So far, it's short of a call for a complete ban on talking and driving--but DOT Secretary Ray LaHood is pressing automakers to do...Read More»

2010 Honda CR-V
Captivating 2011 Crossovers, Part 1

Back in 1995 when Toyota introduced the RAV4 as a 1996 model, there wasn’t such a word as “crossover.” Then, the Honda CR-V and Subaru Outback came out and met with consumer interest. Over the years, more and more automakers joined the fray with entries that were more car-like...Read More»

2011 Ford Explorer
Family Car Guide: SUV Names That Start With "E"

How automakers name their vehicles has always fascinated me. It would appear that some go for alliteration, while others dream up some pretty crazy names. Actually, it’s a difficult process to name a new product. After coming up with about 100 names, there’s the whole process of...Read More»

2011 Ford Edge - first drive in and around Nashville
Cars That Get Better And Cheaper for 2011

Every year, cars get better. Every year, cars get more expensive. It's been the rule since Henry Ford put doors on the Model T in 1911. But it doesn't always apply in a recession. The cost of the average car will almost certainly continue to climb for the foreseeable future, as the cost of...Read More»

2010 Mazda3
Smart Car Shopping: Six Great Deals This Week

This summer, car sales have been even slower than automakers had expected, leading some of them to counter with aggressive discounts.  But, as fall approaches, we've seen them cut back on the deals they're offering.  This month, many of the best options for shoppers are domestic, but even some...Read More»

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Auto Sales Down, But Ford And Chrysler Take Back Market Share

The industry is still suffering, and sales haven't truly found their rebound yet. But Ford and Chrysler are showing surprisingly strong in the market, compared to where they were last year. Versus the Cash for Clunkers frenzy of last summer, sales are way down—about 20 percent versus last...Read More»

2011 Ford Edge - first drive in and around Nashville
Today at High Gear Media: 2011 Ford Edge, Benz CLS and Murano

We know the 2011 Ford Edge. We drove the 2011 Ford Edge. You, sir, are no 2011 Ford Edge. (It's made of metal, for one.) [TheCarConnection] We've also seen the 2011 Nissan Murano, and we're split: does the new grille insert relieve the toothy grin, or does it look like those weird Subarus hacked by...Read More»

2011 Ford Edge
2011 Ford Edge: First Drive Review

As we previewed last Friday with a Madlibs-inspired snippet of edited road test, our driving impressions of the 2011 Ford Edge can now be released. The 2011 Ford Edge five-seat crossover was launched in 2007 and has now sold more than 400,000 units. This is its first major update, and it is not...Read More»

2011 Ford Edge Sport
2011 Ford Edge: An [Adjective] [Noun] That Really [Verb]

We drove various models of the 2011 Ford Edge five-seat crossover on Wednesday. In fact, we've already written a full drive report on the newly restyled, re-equipped, and re-engined 2011 Edge. But we can't show it to you until 12:01 am (Eastern time) on Monday. Why? Because many automakers, Ford...Read More»

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