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Are You N-Sync?
Are You N-Sync?

I've given it two tries now -- and though I can get Bluetooth to join forces with my iPhone, and successfully navigated my way to the churrascaria for dinner, I can't get Ford's Sync system to fully cooperate with my entertainment needs. After testing in a Lincoln MKZ and a Ford Fusion, I'm not...Read More»

Volvo Plug-In Hits the Road

Last fall Volvo showed off its ReCharge plug-in hybrid concept at the Frankfurt auto show. Now the Swedish arm of Ford Motor Company says it's going to press ahead with the plug-in program--and in fact, they're already on the road. C/Net, the car-tech gurus, reports that Volvo's plug-in hybrid is...Read More»

Alan Mulally
Mulally: Ford Making Steady Progress

Ford Motor Co.’s turnaround is on track, chief executive officer Alan Mulally told the handful of shareholders who bothered to show up in Wilmington, Del., for the company’s annual shareholders meeting. The slender turnout didn’t prevent a proposal that would have broken the Ford family’s...Read More»

Tesla Roadster
Tesla Keeping It Indie: No Fusion Chassis For Electric Sedan

The Silicon Valley’s automaker, Tesla Motors, has no plans to use a Ford platform for its upcoming electric-powered luxury sport sedan. That’s what the company says, though it runs contrary to several speculative sources, including Ward’s, which had recently suggested that Tesla...Read More»

2007 Ford Fusion
At Witz’ End: What’s an American Car?

So what is an “American” car? If it is simply one built inAmerica, as most foreign makers and U.S. media would have you believe, then vehicles built in Canada are Canadian, those assembled in Mexico are Mexican and Porsches built in Finland are Finnish. But we know intuitively that’s not the...Read More»

2006 Ford Fusion 4-door Sedan V6 SE Front Exterior View
RELEASE: 2006 Ford Fusion MRT T5

2006 SEMA Show by TCC Team (10/30/2006)All our coverage from the Las Vegas aftermarket extravaganza. Several tricked-out Ford Fusions will be on display next week at the 2006 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show inLas Vegas, where 2,000 specialty-equipment and new-vehicle...Read More»

2007 Ford Fusion 4-door Sedan V6 SEL FWD Grille
Detroit Hurt in "Total Quality" Study

Detroit Hurt in "Total Quality" Study Detroit automakers fielded winners in eight of 20 different product segments in the latest Total Quality Study, General Motors matching that perennial benchmark of quality, Toyota. But the overall study gives Detroit little room to celebrate. Most of its...Read More»

2006 Mercury Milan
Ford Confirms Mexican Plan

Flint: Minivans Tell the GM, Ford Story by Jerry Flint (6/18/2006) It’s 17 years and they haven’t been able to get them right yet. And they don’t even care! Detroit Hurt in “Total Quality” Study by TCC Team (6/18/2006) New survey says Americans are losing ground where it matters, gaining...Read More»

2011 Ford Fusion 4-door Sedan SE FWD Dashboard
Marketing Report: May 8, 2006

 Fields wants "cult of personality" dead at FordThe "Way Forward" at Ford Motor Company does not entail a return to top-down management or "a cult of personality" that the automaker has experienced in the past,Americas CEO Mark Fields declared Wednesday. Addressing a luncheon session of the...Read More»

2014 Ford Fusion 4-door Sedan SE Hybrid FWD Rear Exterior View
Racing Results: March 24-26, 2006

It was a busy weekend that was sadly overshadowed by tragedy. NASCAR’s Nextel Cup and Busch series were in action at the always-wild Bristol bullring, the IRL IndyCar Series had its season opener at Homestead, joined by the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series, and the World Rally Championship had...Read More»

2010 Ford Fusion 4-door Sedan SE FWD Side Exterior View
Driver's News: Gas Prices Heading Up

Gas Prices Heading Up The drop in gasoline prices over the past few weeks appears to have come to an end, as the price of oil continued to trade at more than $63 per barrel on New York Mercantile Exchange. There seems to be relatively little optimism that gasoline prices will decline in any...Read More»

2016 Ford Fusion
Racing Results: February 24-26, 2006

It was a Roush Racing weekend at California Speedway, as NASCAR rolled into SoCal for the second stop of the season. The “Cat in the Hat” took wins in all three races, a feat never before accomplished. Meanwhile, to the southeast the NHRA ground-pounders attempted to change the rotation of the...Read More»

2009 Ford Fusion
Industry Report: Jan. 30, 2006

GM Loses $4.9B in Q4, $8.6B in '05 General Motors produced another awful financial surprise Thursday by announcing it lost $4.9 billion during the fourth quarter and more than $8.6 billion for all of 2005. The company says the wide losses were due to the heavy cost of the company's contracts with...Read More»

2009 Ford Fusion 4-door Sedan V6 SEL FWD Temperature Controls
Daily Edition: Jan. 25, 2006

DC Cutting Jobs at Home; Chrysler, Benz to Grow Closer Some European reporters still refer to the German-American automaker as "Daimler-Chrysler." But in a press conference this morning, CEO Dieter Zetsche told reporters and analysts, "Today, you can eliminate that hyphen." Zetsche says that with...Read More»

2016 Ford Fusion 4-door Sedan SE FWD Engine
Ford's Way Forward: Press Release

Special Report: Ford's Way Forward by TCC Team (1/23/2006) FORD FIGHTS BACK Bill Ford: “Ford Motor Company was solidly profitable in 2005 and growing around the world. The next chapter in our history will be remembered for a renewed commitment to innovation and as the time we moved boldly to...Read More»

2016 Ford Fusion
Ford Earns $2B In 2005

Ford Motor Co. did better than expected financially during the fourth quarter, eking out a small profit even though its core automotive business was under siege and its credit rating under extreme pressure. William Clay Ford Jr., chairman and chief executive officer, said Ford Motor was profitable...Read More»

2008 Ford Fusion 4-door Sedan V6 SEL FWD Side Exterior View
Racing News and Notes, Dec. 26, 2005

  We hope you’re all enjoying the holiday season. It was a fairly slow news week on the motorsports front, but here are a few juicy morsels to tide you over until the New Year: Formula 1:   • Hello, I Must Be Going: Recently-crowned World Drivers Champion Fernando Alonso dropped a bombshell...Read More»

2016 Ford Fusion 4-door Sedan SE FWD Engine
Racing News and Notes: Oct. 31, 2005

Formula 1: • Speed TV’s Robin Miller is reporting that reigning IRL and Indy 500 champ Dan Wheldon will announce an F1 deal this week. The deal is reportedly a test-driver deal, with a full-time race seat option for 2007. • The Formula One Commission met last Monday, and made some big...Read More»

2005 Ford iosis concept
Ford Takes New Design Direction

2005 Frankfurt Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/12/2005) Is the iosis the shape of things to come from Ford? The sleek and muscular gull-winged concept car Ford unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show last week isn’t likely to hit showrooms anytime soon, company officials caution, but it’s likely to...Read More»

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