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Link Love From The Car Connection: Mercedes SLR Uglified, Ford Fusion Ekes Efficiency, And Trapped In A Winnebago With Patch Freakin' Adams
Link Love From The Car Connection: Mercedes SLR Uglified, Ford Fusion Ekes Efficiency, And Trapped In A Winnebago With Patch Freakin' Adams

Yes, money can buy ugly -- The Gremlin may have been aesthetically challenged, but that kind of ugly ain't got nothing on a gold-plated, ruby-trimmed Mercedes SLR (look to your left). Apparently, the owner thought the base model was too humdrum, so he called up the tuners at Anliker and forked over...Read More»

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12 Great Family Cars for the Recession

  America’s in the midst of a deep recession--and no industry's suffered like the auto industry. Even so, the need for a new family car is still pressing on folks who may be readying for a new arrival, or ready to move out of a smaller car into one that’s more teen-friendly. Which family car...Read More»

2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid
Ford Takes Fusion On A 1000-Mile Trek, With One Fill-Up

You have to hand it to Ford: they're not sitting on their thumbs during this whole economic disco inferno mishegas. (Well, not much.) Their PR team is working overtime, trying to make sure everyone knows that Ford's doing fine, and Ford didn't take any bailout money, and Ford's just a humble...Read More»

Booth professionals of the 2009 Shanghai Motor Show
Link Love From The Car Connection: Top Green Cars, Chrysler And The iPod, The Booth Professionals Of Shanghai

Blue goes green -- Kelley Blue Book has announced its top "green cars" for 2009. No points for guessing the #1 pick (could it be anything other than the 2010 Toyota Prius?), but you get props for knowing which American cars made the cut. Hint: the Ford Fusion Hybrid, the Ford Escape Hybrid, and the...Read More»

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2010 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan Earn IIHS Top Safety Pick

Ford Motor Company, whose livery includes more IIHS "Top Safety Picks" than any other automaker, adds two more to the fold with its 2010 Ford Fusion and platform-mate 2010 Mercury Milan. To earn a Top Safety Pick award, vehicles must score top "good" ratings in the IIHS' offset frontal and side...Read More»

2010 Ford Fusion
2010 Ford Fusion Pricing Announced - A Touch More Than Camry

Ford's 2010 Fusion, which has been earning accolades in hybrid form from car publications far and wide, will ring in under $20,000 when it goes on sale later in March. The base vehicle's MSRP will be $19,270, while the hybrid version will retail starting at $27,270. Ford is taking aim squarely at...Read More»

2010 Ford Fusion
Ford Hybrid Vs. Toyota, Round 2.

Ford CEO Alan Mulally made a personal call to thank Michael Snapper, a Grand Rapids, Mich. lawyer for purchasing a 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid instead of a Toyota Prius. This sounds like yet another subtle jab at Jon F. Thompson, editor of Toyota's Open Road blog who wrote a sour-grapes response to the...Read More»

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2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid Scores Tax Credit Coup

Ford announced yesterday that those purchasing a 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid or 2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid can take advantage of a $3,400 tax credit from the federal government. This is yet more good news for Ford Motor Company, the most promising of the Big Three and the only one not to have taken...Read More»

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Toyota Cries Foul In Hybrid Comparo: 'Camry Bigger Than Fusion'

Long a Toyota selling point, fuel efficiency is now a sales strategy even the slow-to-follow domestics are quickly adopting. Ford pulled a huge surprise out of its pocket with the 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid, which not only beats the Camry hybrid in EPA efficiency (33/34 Camry hybrid, 41/36 Fusion...Read More»

2010 Ford Fusion
Ford Surprises Family With New 2010 Fusion Hybrid

Partnering with the TV show 'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,' Ford Motor Company yesterday shocked the Pennsylvania-area Drumm family with a brand new 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid sedan. Significant financial hurdles encountered by Matt and Blasia Drumm, who have two autistic children requiring three...Read More»

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Obama White House Likely To Enact Tougher EPA Emissions Regs

President-Elect Barack Obama pledged during his campaign to overturn the Bush administration's denial of California's requested waiver to navigate past EPA guidelines, which would allow it and 17 other states to move forward with new laws that further limit vehicle emissions in the fight to curb...Read More»

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Toyota, Ford Duel Over MPG

So...remember when we said that the 2010 Ford Fusion (41 mpg city/36 mpg highway) would soon be the most efficient mid-size on the road? Yeah, well, Toyota wasn't too happy with that. They're now arguing that the Prius (at 48/45) is king of the efficiency heap. The EPA categorizes cars based on...Read More»

2010 Ford Fusion
2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid: Officially Most Efficient

Believe it or not, the most fuel-efficient mid-sized car on America's roadways will soon be American. The 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid has been certified at 41 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway, besting hybrid versions of both the Toyota Camry and the Honda Civic. Much of the credit goes to the...Read More»

Ford EcoBoost
EcoBoost Four-Cylinder Likely to Debut on Ford Fusion

While the 3.5-liter EcoBoost won't debut until next summer in the Lincoln MKS, Detroit News reports that Ford is putting "the finishing touches" on an EcoBoost four-cylinder. EcoBoost engines will use both direct injection and turbocharging to yield greater power from smaller displacements that use...Read More»

2010 Ford Fusion
2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid: First Drive

Pretend you're an engineer at Ford. Wouldn't you be sick and tired of hearing from Washington and the coastal media that you build junk? Don't you wish you could plop these ignorant windbags behind the wheel of something you've recently worked on and ask, "So is this the uncompetitive...Read More»

2010 Ford Fusion
2010 Ford Fusion: First Drive

The Ford Fusion was introduced back in 2005 as a 2006 model. Its mission was modest ... it was supposed to save the company. Given the situation of Ford and other Detroit automakers, the end of this story hasn't played out. Ford understands how important the Fusion is to the company's health. The...Read More»

2010 Mercury Milan
2010 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan Tip Off in L.A.

...with the restyled 2010 Ford Mustang on Tuesday. Following up this first act at the 2008 Los Angeles auto show are the updated version of its mainstay mid-sizers, the 2010 Ford Fusion and 2010 Mercury Milan. Neither has completely new sheetmetal like the 'Stang, but the improvements are...Read More»

2010 Ford Fusion Sport
2010 Ford Fusion: Six Gears, Sleek New Styling

For the 2010 model year, Ford adds an additional engine and more gear ratios to the automatic transmission in its popular Fusion midsize sedan. The updates yield greater fuel efficiency as well as more power for Fusion models across the line. From the looks of the newly released picture, Ford has...Read More»

Ford SmartGauge
2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid Teaches Green Driving

Ford is preparing to launch its first sedan hybrids at the Los Angeles auto show next month. When the 2010 Ford Fusion hybrid and Mercury Milan hybrid bow, the Dearborn-based automaker says they'll sport a new set of gauges that will help drivers get even better fuel economy. The new "SmartGauge,"...Read More»

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