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2001-2004 Ford Escape Recalled for Rust
2001-2004 Ford Escape Recalled for Rust

Ford Motor Company is recalling 2001-2004 Escape crossovers operated in salt-belt-states due to a condition that develops from prolonged exposure to road salt. In affected vehicles, the forward attachment of the car's lower control arm can separate from the front subframe due to corrosion. ALSO...Read More»

2013 Ford Escape
NICB Reveals Most-Stolen SUVs In America: Ford Nabs Gold, Silver, And Bronze

Generally speaking, auto thieves gravitate toward cars, especially perennial targets like the Honda Accord and Civic. But as everyone knows, SUVs and crossovers are big business in America, and they're not immune to crime. Which SUVs and crossovers rank highest with the nation's ne'er-do-wells? The...Read More»

2014 Ford Taurus
2010-2014 Taurus and 2013-2014 Police Interceptor Sedans Recalled

Ford is recalling certain 2010-2014 Taurus vehicles along with 2013-2014 Police Interceptor Sedans that are being operated in salt-belt-states due to corrosion in the license plate lamp. When corrosion sets up, it can short-circuit the lamp assembly, causing a fire. CHECK OUT: What Car Should You...Read More»

2014 Ford Escape
2013-2014 Ford Escape Recalled for Misaligned Door Handles

Ford has found that certain 2013 -2014 Ford Escapes built at the Louisville Assembly plant during certain dates have door handles that were misaligned to the door outer panel during assembly. A misaligned door handle may cause internal interference of the door linkage and a binding condition. This...Read More»

Ford & Heinz collaborate on sustainable materials for vehicles
Ford, Heinz Cook Up Tomato-Based Projects: Will The Technology Ketchup?

Electric cars. Emissions targets. Biofuels. Slowly but surely, the auto industry is cruising toward a future of less waste and more potentially sustainable practices. A new partnership between Ford Motor Company and H.J. Heinz shows just how complicated the process can be, though. Heinz uses about...Read More»

2009 Ford Fusion
Ford Recalls Some Fusions, Lincoln MKZs For Faulty Floor Mats

Ford has found a problem with all-weather floor mats on certain 2006-2011 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan, Zephyr, and Lincoln MKZ sedans--and the problem requires a recall. ALSO SEE: What Car Should You Really Drive? On these vehicles, the all-weather floor mats might have been improperly installed at...Read More»

2014 Ford Focus
2012-2014 Ford Focus TSB: Clogged By Spiders

Ford has issued a Technical Service Bulletin (TSB) on 2012-2014 Focus vehicles for problems with slow fueling and constant fuel nozzle shut-off. MUST SEE: How To Kill Your Car Ford Motor Company has found that on some of these vehicles, the fresh air vent hose for the EVAP emissions system canister...Read More»

2010 Ford Escape Hybrid
Ford Recalls 914,000 Escape, Explorer SUVs For Power Steering Issue

Ford Motor Co. [NYSE: F] is recalling about 914,000 sport-utility vehicles for potential issues with electric power steering systems that could, without warning, lose steering assistance. The recalls, which hadn't yet been posted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) at the...Read More»

Average emissions from light-duty vehicles, 1998-2013 (via the Union of Concerned Scientists)
Hyundai-Kia, Honda, Toyota Are America's Greenest Automakers, But All Are Improving

A new study of America's top eight automakers finds Asian brands to be the greenest of the bunch, while Detroit brands earn the lowest marks. However, all eight companies have shown dramatic improvement, over the past decade and a half. ALSO SEE: Google Debuts Its First Autonomous Car: Is This The...Read More»

2014 Ford Escape
2013-2014 Ford Escape, C-Max Hybrids Recalled For Two Flaws, 692,700 Vehicles Affected

Ford has issued not one, but two recalls affecting more than 692,700 vehicles registered in North America. The recalls are for 2013 and 2014 models of the Escape crossover and C-Max Hybrid. ALSO SEE: Oldest Driver Are Driving More--And Driving Medicated More--Than Ever According to AP reports, the...Read More»

2014 Ford Transit Connect Wagon  -  First Drive, May 2014
2014 Ford Transit Connect Wagon: First Drive

Ford is calling the 2014 Transit Connect Wagon the unminivan. It’s a tag that elicits eye rolls, as with the most cursory look at this vehicle's profile—its sliding doors, its three rows of seating—it's...unmistakable. It’s almost as if a soft-drink company had decided to...Read More»

Mark Fields (left) and Alan Mulally
Ford Confirms Alan Mulally's Retirement, Mark Fields' Promotion

After months of speculation, Ford has finally announced that Alan Mulally will be retiring as president and CEO effective July 1, and that COO Mark Fields will be stepping up to fill his shoes. MUST READ: Could Interstate Tolls Finally Bring Americas Roads & Bridges Up To Speed? This transfer...Read More»

2015 Ford Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition
50 Years Of The Ford Mustang: Video

The Ford Mustang has been on the market for a half-century. That's a long time from anyone's perspective, but it's truly remarkable for a car. The newest Mustang promises to usher in the best era of the Mustang yet, though it will take a thorough road test to see if it lives up to its promise...Read More»

Alan Mulally, 2011 NADA
Ford To Name Fields CEO, Succeeding Alan Mulally: Report

Alan Mulally could be ready to take his long-rumored retirement as soon as May--and his replacement as Ford CEO will be chief operating officer Mark Fields, according to a report from Bloomberg. Mulally, the 68-year-old executive that came to Ford from Boeing in 2006, is widely credited with...Read More»

2015 Ford Focus, 2014 New York Auto Show
2015 Ford Focus Video: New York Auto Show

The Ford Focus is the world’s best selling car—and it was The Car Connection’s Best Car To Buy 2012. After a few years, the Focus is still one of our favorite compact cars, either as a hatchback or a sedan. It handles well, looks great, and has one of the sportiest compact models...Read More»

2015 Ford Transit Skyliner Concept
Ford Transit Skyliner Concept Is The New York Auto Show's Party Van

The 2015 Ford Transit has yet to go on sale, but one of jobs this full-size van will be tasked with handling is passenger transportation. To show some of the van’s hidden potential, Ford teamed up with Galpin Auto Sports to create Transit Skyliner Concept, which will be on display next week...Read More»

2002 Ford Escape XLS Value
Ford Recalling Escape For Corrosion, Newer Models For Seat Issue

A corrosion issue has prompted the recall of almost 386,000 Ford utility vehicles that are now ten years old or more. In 2001-2004 Ford Escape models, rear subframes could rust, potentially causing the control arm to separate. Such a failure could cause the loss of steering control. MUST WATCH...Read More»

2014 Ford Escape SE
2014 Ford Escape SE 1.6: Quick Drive

Many American families are skipping over mid-size sedans in favor of compact crossovers. And while it only takes some crawling around the interior of these models—and some weekend errands—to ascertain why, there’s an inconvenient truth about them: Many of these smaller utility...Read More»

Ford C-Max Energi 'Upside' parody advert
Ford Lampoons Cadillac ELR Ad With An Earthy One For The C-MAX Energi

There were three ways to view "Poolside", Cadillac's recent ad for the ELR electric car: 1. Wow, that's a nice-looking car. 2. Wow, that's a nice-looking car and it's eco-friendly. 3. Wow, that guy in the ad is a schmuck. ALSO SEE: The Best-Selling Cop Car Is Actually An SUV Unfortunately for...Read More»

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