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At The L.A. Auto Show, It's SUVs and Sedans--Not Sportscars--That Rule
At The L.A. Auto Show, It's SUVs and Sedans--Not Sportscars--That Rule

L.A. is the epicenter of luxury-car sales. But if you're looking for exotic roadsters, super-luxury saloons and hand-built sportscars at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, you'll have to look to find them. For the most part, they're tucked away in a sunken gallery, under the walkway that connects the...Read More»

2013 Ford Escape
2013 Ford Escape, 2013 Cadillac XTS, Fiat 500 Abarth: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media most of our editorial staff is reporting from the floor of the Los Angeles Auto Show, attending press previews and seeing some upcoming models for the first time. But plenty of news has already been breaking, including details regarding the all-new 2013 Ford Escape, 2013...Read More»

2013 Ford Escape
2013 Ford Escape: All-New Crossover Unveiled At LA Auto Show

Today at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Ford takes the wraps off one of its most significant new vehicles, the 2013 Ford Escape compact crossover. It's the first new-from-the-ground-up Escape in more than 10 years, and the 2013 model brings a sleeker and more aerodynamic look, plus a pair of new...Read More»

2013 Ford Escape
Ford Teams Up With GoldRun To Promote New Escape

Ford is always on the cutting of of social media, always trying to one-up themselves. The launch of the new 2013 Escape is no different, and it has teamed up with the iPhone/iPad application GoldRun in an effort to promote the new Escape in an new and fun interactive way for fans. The promotion...Read More»

MyFord Touch made simpler for 2013
Ford Upgrades MyFord Touch: New Version Simpler, Faster, Easier To Navigate

If you’re one of the many Ford buyers who purchased your vehicle with the MyFord Touch system, but then became disenchanted with it due to slowness, freezing, difficult navigation and other complaints, Ford listened and has made some major changes. The updated MyFord Touch debuts next week on...Read More»

Ford Kuga Concept
2013 Ford Escape Debuts Hands-Free Liftgate Using Motion-Sensing Technology

When the all-new 2013 Ford Escape small SUV debuts at the Los Angeles Auto Show in two weeks, it will showcase a handy feature that many busy parents can appreciate: a hands-free power liftgate. Who among us hasn’t fumbled in purse or pocket looking for the key fob to open the trunk while...Read More»

Ford Kuga Concept
SEMA, 2013 Ford Escape, 2012 Ford Focus Electric: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Ford prices the 2012 Focus Electric and the Chevy Camaro is the hottest car at SEMA. Lincoln is still working on a C-segment vehicle and the 5.0-liter V-8 will fit under the hood of the Hyundai Genesis Coupe. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car...Read More»

Ford Kuga Concept
2013 Ford Escape Uses Video Game Tech For Hands-Free Liftgate: Video

If you've ever found yourself carrying a load of groceries in the rain and cursed under your breath while fumbling for the key fob to open your car's liftgate, we have great news: the 2013 Ford Escape will let you open that gate with a simple gesture, meaning that your keys can stay in your pocket...Read More»

2011 Ford Vertrek Concept
2013 Ford Escape Engine Details Released, Hybrid Axed

The 2013 Ford Escape, based on the 2011 Ford Vertrek concept, won’t officially be revealed in public until next month’s Los Angeles Auto Show. Ford wants to make sure the public is aware of the all-new Escape, its first major redesign in over a decade, so it’s releasing just...Read More»

2011 Ford Vertrek Concept
2013 Ford Escape: Three Four-Cylinders, No V-6, No Hybrid

To whet the appetite of consumers for next month’s reveal of the 2013 Ford Escape crossover at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Ford is providing details of its powerplants. The new vehicle will be only the second Escape ever, the first version having been produced since 2001. In the new version, a...Read More»

2011 Ford Escape
Feds To Investigate Ford Escape, Mercury Mariner For Window Defect

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is opening an investigation into 2010 and 2011 Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner SUVs, due to consumer complaints of the rear window shattering without cause. To date the agency has received 18 complaints of the rear glass breaking while the liftgate...Read More»

2010 Ford Escape Hybrid
NHTSA Investigating Ford Escape, Mercury Mariner

The 2010-2011 Ford Escape and its former twin, the Mercury Mariner, are being investigated by federal safety officials for problems with shattering rear window glass. The Detroit News says the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) will be studying more than 200,000 Escape and...Read More»

2008 Ford Escape Hybrid
Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Vehicles: Be Protected

Maybe it’s because I was Internet Manager for a major car dealer that friends and family are always asking me for help when they buy used cars. Most people only buy a handful of vehicles in a lifetime and for many it’s a nervous-making experience where they could use some help. I...Read More»

2009 Ford Escape
What Does It Cost To Trade Your Car With A Dealer?

The simplest way to dispose of a vehicle is to drive onto the sales lot of your local car dealership and proclaim, “I need another car and I’ve got a trade.” Chances are you’ll drive away a few hours later in your new vehicle, leaving behind your old car for the dealer to...Read More»

2007 Toyota RAV4
Rising Gas Prices: Will SUV Sales And Trade-in Values Be Affected?

U.S. gasoline prices recently topped $3 a gallon for the first time since October 2008. That’s up almost 45 cents from a year ago. If this trend continues and history repeats itself, this could mean a drop in SUV sales and reduced trade-in values at dealerships. I was still working as...Read More»

2011 BMW 1-Series M Coupe
Trending In Social Media This Week: BMW Unveils 1-Series M Coupe, Ford And Chrysler

Social Car News has partnered with real-time online buzz tracker OneRiot to bring you a weekly report on what's trending in the automotive social media world. Each week we monitor discussions across all platforms, including but not limited to Twitter, Facebook, Digg, MySpace, and blogs, to bring...Read More»

2010 Ford Escape Hybrid
New Lincoln Crossover Coming, Based on Escape

Earlier this summer, Lincoln execs told High Gear Media about their plans to introduce seven new vehicles in the next four years. With existing products firmly in place--MKX, MKT, MKZ, MKS and Navigator--the brand's focus appears to be turning to the small-car segment. A report from Louisville's...Read More»

2010 Ford Escape
Video: Failed Escape From The Law In A Ford Escape

Here's an example of how not to use a family car. Three teens in Maryland carjacked a Ford Escape, led police on a chase, and then, when cornered, attempted to escape (pun intended) by backing over a police cruiser. Well, that inspired bit of genius failed, as the Escape ended up rolling over, and...Read More»

Blind Driver Will Lap Daytona

If all goes according to plan, a visually-impaired driver will lap the oval at Daytona International Speedway next January, before the Rolex 24.  The driver, who has yet to be selected, will be alone in the car, and in complete control of the vehicle. It's the culmination of a project that brought...Read More»

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