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Ford Escape, Mercury Mariner, Shelby GT350/R Mustang recalled for oil and fuel leaks
Ford Escape, Mercury Mariner, Shelby GT350/R Mustang recalled for oil and fuel leaks

This morning, Ford Motor Company issued three recalls affecting more than 408,000 vehicles registered in the U.S. One of the recalls stems from an oil leak, two are the result of possible fuel leaks, and all involve an elevated risk of fire. RECALL #1: 2010-12 Ford Escape, 2010-11 Mercury Mariner...Read More»

2015 Ford F-150
Six Recalls Affect 2015 Ford F-150, 2016 Ford Explorer, 2001-2008 Ford Escape, And Other Models

Earlier this morning, Ford Motor Company issued a whopping six recalls for a variety of Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury vehicles, some as old as the 1998 model year. The problems range from structural issues to high-tech problems with adaptive cruise control systems. From oldest to newest vehicles, the...Read More»

2011 Ford Escape Hybrid
2008-2011 Ford Escape, Mercury Mariner May Suffer From Lingering Power Steering Flaw

In May of last year, Ford Motor Company recalled more than 900,000 Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner models for a power steering flaw. Unfortunately, Ford's fix for the problem might not have worked as well as expected, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration may launch an...Read More»

2012 Ford Fusion Hybrid
2009-2012 Ford Fusion, Escape, Mercury Milan And Mariner Get Throttle Fix

Ford will update some 2009-2012 Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan, and Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner vehicles equipped with 3.0-liter V-6 engines, to address a problem with the throttle body and software in the PCM (Powertrain Control Module). ALSO SEE: How To Kill Your Car The problem On affected...Read More»

2010 Kia Sedona 4-door LWB EX Angular Front Exterior View
Family Cars Dominate InsWeb’s Least Expensive Cars To Insure

Sometimes you just get good news. In this case, it’s the fact that family cars dominate the list of least expensive cars to insure in 2010 – according to InsWeb, a leading online insurance comparison provider. To arrive at the list, InsWeb compared all car insurance quotes (covering 400...Read More»

2009 Mercury Mariner Hybrid
Today in Car News: Mercury, Panamera and Lamborghini

With the death of Mercury comes more than a little agita over at Lincoln. Who's going to replace all those Grand Marquis-heads in showrooms? [AutomotiveNews] Obama's crafty charisma couldn't convince Carlos to come to GM's aid. Not for a second, Ghosn says (probably in French or Portuguese)...Read More»

Badge on 2009 Mercury Mariner Hybrid
12 Born-In-The-U.S.A. Fuel Sippers

Want American-made and fuel-efficient? A small car, too? You don't have many choices. Shoppers are valuing fuel efficiency more than before, especially now that they might be able to take advantage of a $4,500 Cash-for-Clunkers incentive. While there are plenty of stars-and-stripes-waving larger...Read More»

How SYNC works
Ford SYNC Users: Free, Downloadable Updgrade Now Available That Provides Traffic And Directions

  There's nothing worse that buying the latest electronic gadget or service, only to find that seven hours later, an updated, more capable version is available and you can't upgrade. With their voice-activated infotainment system, SYNC, Ford Motor Company is working to keep customers from suffing...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»

2009 Mercury Mariner
Driven: 2009 Mercury Mariner

Last year, we wrote about the much-improved 2008 Mercury Mariner. The fresh exterior and interior were welcomed, especially considering there hadn't been much change since the Mariner came out as a 2005 model. (Most TCC readers know that Mariner shares much with the Ford Escape that was introduced...Read More»

2008 Lamborghini Gallardo
Green Car of the Year Coming to L.A. Show

It probably won't be the Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera shown here, but the 2009 Green Car of the Year will be announced in a few weeks at the Los Angeles auto show. The award, given by our friend Ron Cogan's Green Car Journal, names the vehicle that  most advances the cause of efficiency...Read More»

2009 Ford Escape Hybrid
Is Ford Holding Back Escape Hybrid Sales?

Despite the spring deluge, I had an opportunity to drive the 2009 Ford Escape today – in all three of its new incarnations. That means I-4, V-6, and Escape Hybrid. For those who haven’t had a chance to experience the crossover/SUV in recent years, Ford will deliver some pleasant surprises come...Read More»

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