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2013 Ford Fusion Energi Earns NHTSA Five-Star Safety Rating

2013 Ford Fusion Energi Earns NHTSA Five-Star Safety Rating

The mid-size 2013 Ford Fusion lineup boasts an additional entry in the top safety ratings arena as the 2013 Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid earns a five-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The 2013 Ford Fusion and the 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid have... read more

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2013 Ford Flex

GM, Ford To Build Nine-, Ten-Speed Automatics Together

General Motors and Ford will partner to build a new generation of automatic transmissions--nine-speed and ten-speed automatics that the companies will use to boost fuel... read more April 15, 2013 by  3


 
Ford SYNC

Ford Launches Contest For Apps That Boost Fuel Economy

Ford marketing honcho Jim Farley recently gave the keynote address at the 2013 New York Auto Show. While speaking about changes in the auto industry caused by shifts in... read more April 10, 2013 by  0


 
2014 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Special Edition

Ford Doubles Down With New 2014 F-150 SVT Raptor Special Edition

Ford's looking to capitalize on the success of the F-150 SVT Raptor by adding a new Special Edition model for 2014. The idea of this new trim level is to give customers the... read more April 9, 2013 by  2


 
2013 Ford Explorer

Lincoln MKS, Ford Explorer, Taurus Recalled For Fuel Tank Issue

Ford is conducting a voluntary safety recall of a small number of 2013 Explorer SUVs, 2012 Taurus and Lincoln MKS sedans over concerns their fuel tanks may leak and pose a... read more April 3, 2013 by  0


 
2013 Ford Fusion

Ford Tops General Motors, Toyota In Loyalty; Hybrids Gain Traction

Ford Motor Company may not be as big as General Motors, Toyota, or Volkswagen, but when it comes to the loyalty of American customers, Ford has the competition beat... read more March 27, 2013 by  0


 
Ford Figo ad featuring Paris Hilton and the Kardashians

Ford Apologizes For Ad Featuring Paris Hilton & Bound, Gagged Kardashians

Ford's thoughtful approach to marketing yields huge dividends. Its "Fiesta Movement" campaign, for example, remains the yardstick by which other social media forays are... read more March 25, 2013 by  0


 
2013 Ford Escape

Ford Recalls 2013 Focus, C-Max, Escape For Faulty Child Safety Lock

Ford is conducting a voluntary safety recall of 5,675 2013 model year Ford Focus sedans, C-Max hybrids and Escape SUVs in the U.S. due to faulty child safety door locks... read more March 13, 2013 by  0


 
2007 Ford Freestar

Ford Recalls 196,500 Minivans Over Rust Issue

In yet another rust issue affecting its minivans, Ford is recalling 196,500 vehicles in the U.S. because corrosion may cause third-row seats to come loose. A report in The... read more March 13, 2013 by  0


 
2005 Lincoln Aviator

NHTSA Nixes Probe Of Ford Explorer, Mercury Mountaineer, Lincoln Aviator

In August of 2009, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration launched an investigation of the 2002-2005 Ford Explorer, the 2003-2005 Lincoln Aviator, and the... read more March 12, 2013 by  0


 
Car shopping

Why Aren't Women Buying Cars From Detroit?

Detroit, we have a problem -- in fact, we have two. Everyone knows that younger consumers are ambivalent about owning cars. That's an obstacle that automakers around the... read more March 6, 2013 by  3


 
2014 Lexus IS 250 F Sport

Lexus, Subaru, Mazda Earn High Marks On Consumer Reports' Report Card

Every year, Consumer Reports rolls out its "Brand Report Card", which ranks major auto brands based on reliability and road-test scores. CR's 2013 scoresheet has just come... read more February 27, 2013 by  3


 
2011 Ford Fusion Sport

2009-2011 Ford Escape, Fusion & Mercury Mariner, Milan Probed For 'Stalling'

After receiving over 180 complaints about engines stalling and surging in the Ford Escape, Ford Fusion, Mercury Mariner, and Mercury Milan, the National Highway Traffic... read more February 26, 2013 by  0


 
2014 Ford Fiesta

Ford Needs 100 Social Media VIPs To Tout 2014 Fiesta

Back in 2009, Ford launched one of the auto industry's most successful social media campaigns. The "Fiesta Movement" was meant to build awareness of the 2011 Ford Fiesta... read more February 21, 2013 by  0


 
2013 Ford Escape

The Big Fix: Six Vehicles Most Affected By 2012 Recalls

It's become a rite of passage for car ownership: At some time, you're likely to get a notification letter in the mail, calling you back to the dealership for a fix on a... read more February 17, 2013 by  1


 
2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid  -  First Drive, 10/2012

Poll: Toyota Recovers U.S. Reputation, As Chrysler And GM Lag

Toyota hasn't just bounced back, with one of the strongest reputations among automakers in the U.S. It is the most highly regarded auto-sector company in the U.S. So says one... read more February 12, 2013 by  1


 

 
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