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Recalls: 2017 Ford Escape; 2013-15 Ford Flex, Taurus, Lincoln MKS, MKT;  2015-16 Ford Transit
Recalls: 2017 Ford Escape; 2013-15 Ford Flex, Taurus, Lincoln MKS, MKT; 2015-16 Ford Transit

This morning, Ford Motor Company issued three recalls affecting more than 113,000 vehicles registered in North America. RECALL #1: 2013-15 Ford Taurus, Ford Flex, Lincoln MKS, Lincoln MKT, Ford Police Interceptor UNITS AFFECTED: 77,502 in the U.S., 7,353 in Canada, 1,083 in Mexico This recall stems...Read More»

2015 Ford Explorer
Ford recalls: Ford F-150, Explorer, Mustang, Expedition, Fusion, Taurus, Lincoln Navigator, more

Ford Motor Company issued five recalls today, with most affected vehicles being Ford-model trucks and SUVs. Combined, the recalls affect roughly 285,000 vehicles in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. If you believe that you own one of the vehicles listed below, we encourage you to call Ford Customer...Read More»

2015 Ford Mustang
Recalls: Ford Flex, Fusion, Mustang, Taurus; Lincoln MKS, MKT, MKZ; Mercury Milan

Ford Motor Company has issued two recalls affecting more than 440,000 vehicles, most of which roam the roads of the U.S. and Canada. READ: Insurer: Braking Style ‘Highly Predictive’ Of Accident Risk RECALL #1: 2011-2013 Ford Flex, Taurus; 2011-2013 Lincoln MKS, MKT; 2011-2012 Ford...Read More»

2013 Ford Flex
Sporks On Wheels: The Most Useful Features in Crossover SUVs

When shopping for a crossover for the family, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with the 30-plus products on the market, let alone be able to hone in on what really separates one from the other in terms of how family-friendly they are. One way to approach this is to take a look at some of the...Read More»

2012 Ford Explorer
Ford Wins Most Family-Friendly Brand In 2012 Kelley Blue Book Brand Image Awards

The headline is a dead giveaway, but for Ford, winning the top honors as the Most Family-Friendly brand in the 2012 Kelley Blue Book Brand Image Awards is a pretty big deal. After all, Ford has been building sedans, sport utilities and other forms of conveyance for families for more than 100 years...Read More»

2013 Ford Flex
2013 Ford Flex: First Drive

How can so many people still not see the beauty in the Flex? The boxy Ford Flex wagon isn't just fashionable; it would be on our shortlist of best vehicles to take on a cross-country trip; and for carrying six adults out for the evening; and for busy moms; and for all of an afternoon's ill-advised...Read More»

2013 Ford Flex
2013 Ford Flex: New Nose, Now MyFord-Touched

Getting ahead of the media frenzy at next week’s 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, Ford has smartly chosen to release photos and details of the 2013 Ford Flex crossover before the show opening. One guess why is the debut of the all-new 2013 Ford Escape small crossover that will grab much of the...Read More»

2013 Ford Flex
2013 Ford Flex: 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show Preview

The 2013 Ford Flex will be seen in public for the first time in two weeks at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, but the first photos are out--and if you thought the Flex couldn't get any more edgy, you would be wrong. First and foremost, the 2013 Flex wears a new nose that channels its inner geek...Read More»

2013 Lexus GS 350 F Sport
2012 Ford Flex, 2013 Lexus GS F-Sport Debuts, Aptera: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media we review the 2012 Ford Flex while Nissan details the Juke-R's engine. The Diesel Coalition says diesel demand will rise and Toyota is losing the number one automaker spot. All this and more in today's car new, right here on The Car Connection. We review the 2012 Ford Flex...Read More»

2011 Ford Flex
What's Your Favorite Non-Minivan Family Car? #YouTellUs

In the 1980s and 1990s, the minivan ruled the school carpool and the pickup lane at daycare centers across this great land. They were new, they were clever, they were American. And then SUVs came along, and they were much cooler, and newer, and even more American. That's when minivan sales started...Read More»

Ford's inflatable seat belt
2013 Ford Flex And Unnamed Lincolns To Offer Rear Inflatable Seat Belts

Buoyed by the number of 2011 Ford Explorer buyers ordering rear inflatable seat belts, the automaker no doubt sees a marketing opportunity ahead – especially with families. Ford will offer rear inflatable seat belts on the 2013 Ford Flex and on some yet-to-be-named Lincoln vehicles arriving...Read More»

Ford's inflatable seat belt
2013 Ford Flex, Lincoln Vehicles Next To Get Inflatable Belts

The inflatable seat belts that Ford (NYSE:F) introduced in the 2011 Explorer will be making their way into at least two more vehicles by next summer, the company said in a release. The 2013 Ford Flex will join the Explorer in offering the belts, which Ford says has been outfitted on about 40...Read More»

2009 BMW X6
Which Cars Don't You Want? #YouTellUs

There will always be those cars that make you scratch your head. The ones that make you think, "why the heck would I ever want that?" The BMW X6 and Acura ZDX are, for many, automotive equivalents to a poster child when it comes to this category. There are so many reasons the BMW X6 and Acura ZDX...Read More»

2011 Honda Odyssey Touring
Winter Family Car Trips: How To Keep the Kids Happy and Not Getting on Your Last Nerve

Traveling any great distance by car this winter with kids in tow can be a real challenge. Not only can you find yourself ready to tear your hair out by the time you reach your destination  but your children are often miserable all during the trip. Want to keep the kids happy and not getting on...Read More»

2011 Ford Flex
Today at High Gear Media: Big Discounts, 3G and Darth Vader

If you bought one of these five cars in July, you got a better deal than usual. What's at the root of it all? Model changeover. [TheCarConnection] Five safe cars for families: it sounds like a great way to research before hitting showrooms this weekend. [FamilyCarGuide] In-car 3G audio sounds...Read More»

2010 Ford Flex
Prices are Crashing on These Five Cars

If you bought a Ford Flex in July, you spent more than a grand over than you would have if you'd waited a month. A Range Rover Sport? Same problem. The prices of most cars are trending up over time, but the prices of these are on the way down. With the help of our pricing partners at TrueCar.com...Read More»

2011 Ford Flex 4-door Limited FWD Front Exterior View
Ford Flex And Fickleness

Our relationships with our cars tend to be just like our personal relationships, some are made in heaven, others survive many reversals of fortune only to end unexpectedly, and others end quite abruptly. This comparison came to mind when I read on Freep, the online edition of the Detroit Free...Read More»

money
Auto Incentives Surged This Spring, But Affordability Fell Flat

This spring might have been the time of enticing incentives for some automakers—and record high incentives from Toyota—but in a snapshot of the market as a whole it doesn’t look like they made vehicles any more affordable. According to Comerica, the average vehicle took 23.6 weeks of median...Read More»

2010 Ford Flex
Driven: 2010 Ford Flex EcoBoost

Among models that go out on the edge with respect to design, there are those that are obviously a little too forced, and others for which the whole package just feels cohesive and complete. The 2010 Ford Flex is one of the latter; its boxy look and bold details might just match to your practical...Read More»

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