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2015 Ford Transit Connect Wagon Earns Five-Star Safety Rating
2015 Ford Transit Connect Wagon Earns Five-Star Safety Rating

The federal government has crash-tested the 2015 Ford Transit Connect Wagon, and the news is good—with this seven-passenger model achieving top five-star results. It’s especially noteworthy as in its last-generation version, the Ford Transit Connect was strictly a commercial vehicle...Read More»

2016 Ford Explorer Platinum  -  2014 Los Angeles Auto Show preview
2016 Ford Explorer Video

The Explorer has been a Ford mainstay for more than two decades, and this year, it’s getting a refresh midway through its first stint as a family-oriented crossover vehicle. The first thing you’ll notice about the refreshed Explorer is the updated front end. Ford says rugged is the word...Read More»

2015 Ford F-150
2015 Ford F-150: Top Full-Size Truck Gas Mileage—Not Counting Diesel

Ford has at last released official EPA fuel economy ratings for its radically redesigned 2015 Ford F-150 pickups, which begin arriving at dealerships this month. The F-150 now has the highest fuel economy ratings—by a smidge—of any full-size gasoline-powered pickup on the U.S. market...Read More»

2015 Ford Fusion
2014-2015 Ford Fusion Recalled For Software Glitch That Could Allow Cars To Roll Away

Ford Motor Company is recalling roughly 65,000 Fusion, Fusion Hybrid, and Fusion Energi sedans from the 2014 and 2015 model years. According to a statement from the automaker, the recall is meant to fix a software problem that could allow vehicles to roll away under certain conditions. ALSO SEE...Read More»

2016 Ford Explorer
2016 Explorer Platinum Elevates Ford Badge, Takes Aim At Denali

The Ford Explorer, an iconic utility-vehicle nameplate now in its 25th year, and the best-selling three-row SUV in the U.S., gets revamped for 2016. While a more powerful 2.3-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine option and a new look are part of it—and you no longer have to step up to a V-6 to...Read More»

2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350
2016 Shelby GT350: Top-Performance Ford Mustang Charges Out

The completely redesigned sixth-generation 2015 Ford Mustang just started reaching dealerships this past month. Yet Ford Motor Co. [NYSE: F] hasn’t wasted any time in maximizing the performance package of this pony car—with a completely new 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350. READ: Out Of...Read More»

2015 Ford Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition
2015 Ford Mustang: Readers’ Pick For Best Car To Buy

The Car Connection’s Best Car To Buy 2015remains under lock and key for one more day; but in the meantime, over the past ten days we’ve asked you which one you’d choose to win the award—and it’s the 2015 Ford Mustang. The fully redesigned 2015 Mustang has generated...Read More»

2014 Ford F-150 STX SuperCrew
2014 Ford F-150, Flex Among 200,000 Vehicles Recalled For Safety Issues

Ford Motor Co. [NYSE: F] has announced five different safety recalls, affecting a total of 200,000 vehicles, including some Ford F-150, Flex, Transit, and Transit Connect models. ALSO SEE: Eight Vehicles That Cost Less To Own As Hybrids Four of the five issues are new and affect those models, while...Read More»

Police car with headlights on
Ford Develops New Way Of Tracking Police Actions To Save Lives & Boost Public Confidence

America's police have an image problem. As kids, many of us are introduced to Officer Friendly, and we're taught that police are forces for good. But as we get older, we read headlines about racial profiling, we see officers set up speed traps, we hear about entire departments outsourcing traffic...Read More»

2008 Ford Edge SE
2007-2008 Ford Edge, Lincoln MKX Recalled To Fix Potential Fuel Leak

Ford Motor Company has issued a recall for 2007 and 2008 models of the Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX. According to the automaker, the brackets that support the fuel tanks on U.S. and Canadian Edge and MKX models may corrode, which could cause the tanks to shift and, in some cases, rupture or separate...Read More»

2015 Ford Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition
2015 Ford Mustang: Best Car To Buy Nominee

A completely new Mustang doesn’t come along very often. In fact, in 50 years of the original pony car, there have only been five generations until now. They’ve each signaled significant change, and the new sixth-generation model that makes its debut for 2015 is no exception. The 2015...Read More»

2015 Ford F-150
2015 Ford F-150: Best Car To Buy Nominee

Ford has a lot of momentum with the F-150, the best-selling vehicle in America for decades. So we think it courageous and to be admired that the automaker isn’t just aiming for continued evolution with its redesigned 2015 F-150. It’s shooting for a higher target in efficiency and...Read More»

25 years of the airbag
NHTSA Expands Takata Airbag Recall: Here's An Updated List Of Every U.S. Car Affected

This is not a good time for Takata. Faulty propellant has caused the Japanese company's airbags to rip upon deployment, spraying passengers with shrapnel. That's led to a years-long series of recalls affecting more than 12 million vehicles around the world -- a number that ticked up by 247,000...Read More»

2015 Ford Mustang GT
2015 Mustang: Ford Ponies Up First Safety Recall (Already)

The sixth-generation 2015 Ford Mustang has just started to arrive at dealerships nationwide; yet Ford has already issued its first recall of the completely redesigned pony car. ALSO SEE: Chicago Tweaks Red-Light Camera Rules, Issues $7.7 Million In New Fines Covering just 53 cars (50 in the U.S...Read More»

2014 Ford Fiesta ST  -  Driven, October 2014
2014 Ford Fiesta ST: Quick Drive

With nearly 200 hp for just 2,700 pounds of city-savvy hatchback goodness, and a base price of $22,195, the Ford Fiesta ST has to be one of the best-value driver's cars available today. ALSO SEE: Ford F-Series, Chevrolet Silverado Are The Least-Recovered Stolen Vehicles In America And really, it...Read More»

2012 Ford Fusion Hybrid
2010-2012 Ford Fusion, Lincoln MKZ, 2011 Mercury Milan Investigated For Power Steering Loss

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of five recent Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury models. According to a bulletin posted to the agency's website (PDF), more than 500 owners have complained that these vehicles have lost power steering, and a few allege that...Read More»

Biometric driver identification system, patented by Ford (application #20140285216)
Ford Files High-Tech Patent That Could Eliminate Keys & Start Cars With Fingerprints

No one likes passwords. We keep jumbles of them in our head -- usually two or three standards, plus a string of variations to suit the whims of allegedly "safer" websites with 12-character-minimums. We can get chastised, locked out, or all-together blocked while trying to remember the particular...Read More»

2013 Ford Fiesta
2011-2013 Ford Fiesta Investigated For Faulty Door Latches

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of Ford Fiesta vehicles from the 2011-2013 model years. According to consumer complaints, some of those vehicles may have been built with faulty door latches, which could allow the doors to open while the vehicle is in...Read More»

2008 Ford Escape Hybrid
2005-2008 Ford Escape Hybrid, 2006-2008 Mercury Mariner Hybrid Recalled For Stalling

Ford Motor Company has issued a recall for select models of the Ford Escape Hybrid and Mercury Mariner Hybrid SUV. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the vehicles could suffer from stall-like conditions, increasing the risk of an accident. ALSO SEE...Read More»

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