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12 Born-In-The-U.S.A. Fuel Sippers

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

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Badge on 2009 Mercury Mariner Hybrid

2009 Mercury Mariner Hybrid: Why Driving A Hybrid Is Different

Just like rich people are different from you and me, hybrid-powered vehicles are not exactly like the vehicles you're used to driving. After spending a week with a 2009... read more May 26, 2009 by  3

2009 Mercury Sable

Ford Pulling The Trigger On The Sable

Back in 1986, the then-new Ford Taurus energized the American mid-size sedan market. Its twin, the all-new Mercury Sable, slinked around in the large shadow cast by the bull... read more May 18, 2009 by  4

2009 Mercury Milan

Driven: 2010 Mercury Milan

There's nothing like spending some quality time behind the wheel of a car to convincingly determine  whether you like what you're driving. Not that long ago, I made a... read more May 8, 2009 by  0

2009 Mercury Milan

Ford Trumps Honda In Initial Quality

Chrysler may be down in the dumps these days, but Blue Oval is far from blue. Across the interweb comes news that Ford has pulled ahead of Honda in initial quality rankings... read more May 6, 2009 by  1

Zoomi Monterey Electric Bicycle

Link Love From The Car Connection: Electric Bikes, iPhone Fun, And Gigolo Becomes Butt Of Soap-Dropping Jokes

Well, there's always Michael Moore -- Fellow PBS fans, the Big Three meltdown has a nasty surprise in store: to cut back on expenses, GM will no longer fund the films of Ken... read more March 10, 2009 by  4

2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid 4-door Sedan Hybrid FWD Headlight

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... read more January 29, 2009 by  1

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... read more January 19, 2009 by  0

2010 Ford Taurus

Ford Abandons Rear Wheel Drive Plans

Demonstrating that a little bit of Detroit old-think still lingers on in Dearborn, Ford has decided that front-wheel drive (or at least transverse-mounted engines with front-... read more January 13, 2009 by  6

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... read more November 19, 2008 by  3

Ford Explorer Fire

Ford Could Be Out of Cash Next Year if Spending Not Curtailed

If Ford doesn't engage in some serious cost cutting, it could be out of cash sometime in 2009, according to the U.K.'s AutoCar. Ford currently has cash reserves of $18.9... read more November 10, 2008 by  18

2010 Ford Fusion Sport

Ford's Mulally on Fed Assistance

Ford rang in with perhaps the most positive statement of the Big Three after a closed meeting with U.S. Congressional Leaders Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid yesterday. Despite a... read more November 7, 2008 by  2

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... read more October 31, 2008 by  0

2009 BMW 335d

Green Car of the Year: The Finalists

The alt-electric-bio-fuel experts over at Green Car Journal have their finalists for the Green Car of the Year award, and a broad range of powertrains are represented in this... read more October 30, 2008 by  3

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... read more October 29, 2008 by  6

2010 Ford Mustang

2008 Los Angeles Auto Show Preview

The 2008 Los Angeles auto show is less than a month away--and some of the launches already confirmed for the L.A. show are split on green trends and on horsepower: 2010 Ford... read more October 27, 2008 by  0


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