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Ford Recalls 317,000 U.S. Vehicles: Ford F-150 SuperCrew, Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis
Ford Recalls 317,000 U.S. Vehicles: Ford F-150 SuperCrew, Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis

This morning, Ford Motor Company has issued four recalls affecting 317,474 vehicles, most of which are registered in the U.S. RECALL #1: 2003-2005 Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis UNITS AFFECTED: 312,814, including 296,004 in the U.S., 14,714 in Canada, and 2,096 in Mexico Ford says that...Read More»

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The 5 Biggest Mistakes Used Car Buyers Make

Making a mistake buying a used car can cost you hundreds, even thousands of dollars more than necessary. That doesn’t take into account the added time and stress to make things right. When I was Internet Manager for a major car dealer, I compiled a list of the most common mistakes my...Read More»

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Frugal Shopper: 2010 Chevy Silverado Most-Discounted In August

If you're shopping for a large pickup like the Chevrolet Silverado, the time is still right to get a very sweet deal. According to the pricing-intelligence firm TrueCar, which tracks transaction prices and can show you what kind of discount to expect locally, large pickups are the type of vehicle...Read More»

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An Older Used Car With Low Mileage Can Be A Good Find

You won’t impress anyone by driving a ten year old vehicle that has very low mileage, but you just might solve your transportation needs very cheaply. These cars are the ones owned by people who drive them far below the 15,000 miles per year average. For example, I purchased a ten year old Chevy...Read More»

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Ford to Drop Mercury Brand

If you have money and you don't know what to do, you have until the end of the year to go downtown and get a Mercury or two. That's right, Ford is confirming the rumors that started last week concerning the Mercury brand. As of the fourth quarter of this year,  the brand will ride off into the...Read More»

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Sales Lost To Dealer Tactics: J.D. Power Puts Numbers On It

Automotive brands are losing an average of 12 percent of their buyers to competitors due simply to "poor customer treatment" at the dealership. If you've ever walked away from a dealership while new-car shopping due to icky sales tactics, you probably don't find that surprising, but it's one of...Read More»

Mercury Is Ford's Million Dollar Baby

If you're fishing around for metaphors to describe Ford's predicament with Mercury, you don't need to look much further than Clint Eastwood's Million Dollar Baby. It's probably spoiler-safe now to point out now, three years after it took Best Picture, that after some low-level glory, Baby's heroine...Read More»

What Happens Now to the Town Car?

Ford's Wixom plant ceased operations today after 50 years of building Lincolns. So while my '66 Thunderbird is now something of an orphan, I'm wondering more about the future of three very old vehicles that still bring in pretty good business for Ford. We're talking about the Town Car, and its...Read More»

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Woman Smuggled into U.S. in Engine

An illegal immigrant from China was discovered at the U.S. border near Calexico, Calif., hiding inside the engine bay of a 1991 Mercury Grand Marquis, the Bay Area’s NBC11.com reported on their Web site. Immigration officials became suspicious during a regular border check when the driver of...Read More»

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