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18th Takata death likely in Australia; Ford asks not to recall 2.5 million airbags deemed unsafe
18th Takata death likely in Australia; Ford asks not to recall 2.5 million airbags deemed unsafe

Another death may be linked to Takata's fatally flawed airbags. An Australian motorist was killed after being hit in the neck by shrapnel from the airbag of his 2007 Honda CR-V. Honda has confirmed that the vehicle in question was part of the massive Takata recall. That recall currently affects...Read More»

2012 Ford Mustang
Takata airbag recall list balloons again: 816,000 Ford, Lincoln, Mercury vehicles added

It's been a very busy week in the auto world--and it's not over yet. Over the past few days, the 2017 North American International Auto Show kicked off in Detroit; Volkswagen's ongoing Dieselgate scandal reached a massively important milestone; and one of the largest recalls in history--the one...Read More»

2009 Ford Fusion
2007-2009 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan investigated for brake failure

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation of 2007, 2008, and 2009 models of the Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan. According to an agency bulletin, 141 owners of those vehicles have complained about problems with their brakes. Each of those complaints involves...Read More»

2011 Ford Mustang GT 5.0
More Takata recalls: Ford Edge, Fusion, Mustang, Ranger; Lincoln MKX, MKZ, Zephyr; Mercury Milan

For the people who work at Takata, today is a no-good, very bad day. Just as we finished writing up half a dozen new Takata-related recalls posted by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Ford Motor Company published a massive new recall of its own. How massive? All told, it affects...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»

2011 Ford Fusion Sport
2010-2011 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan: Recall Alert

Ford is conducting a voluntary safety recall on certain 2010-2011 Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan sedans for a possible wheel defect that may result in wheels falling off. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site puts the number of potential affected units at...Read More»

2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid
Fire-Sale Deals On 2010 Mercury Vehicles? Probably Not

You’ve probably heard the news; Mercury is no more. Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F) is in the process of shuttering the brand and focusing more efforts toward Lincoln, and after this fall it’ll be history. Meanwhile, most Mercury models of recent history have been slightly restyled, slightly...Read More»

2010 Ford Flex 4-door SEL FWD Angular Front Exterior View
2010 Ford Flex, Hyundai Tucson are IIHS Top Safety Picks

The latest crash-test ratings are in from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and the insurance industry-funded research group has added a range of vehicles from Ford, Volkswagen, and Hyundai to its Top Safety Pick List. With these new results, we're updating our 2010 reviews for...Read More»

2010 Ford Fusion Sport
Recall Alert: Regulators Looking Into Reports of Sticking Ford Floor-Mats

Unintended acceleration and sticking floor-mat problems may have spread from Toyota to Ford. Following consumer complaints concerning unintended acceleration caused by sticking floor mats in 2010 Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan sedans, federal regulators have opened an investigation. The National...Read More»

2010 Mercury Milan
Report: Ford Might Wind Down Mercury

Reports are swirling about the future of Ford's Mercury brand. Although the company has not confirmed or denied it, several news reports indicate that Ford is considering dropping the brand and focusing only on Ford and Lincoln. Mercury has been quiet on the new-product front of late, and with Ford...Read More»

2007 Cadillac DTS
American Brands Shine In J.D. Power Dependability Survey

No, buying American won't get you an undependable disaster-on-wheels; in fact, it's likely to get you a more reliable, trouble-free car. In the latest proof of this, from marketing-information authority J.D. Power and Associates, seven of the ten models with the lowest number of problems, on...Read More»

2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid 4-door Sedan Hybrid FWD Air Vents
MIT Student-Built EV Charges In Ten Minutes

Take one 2010 Mercury Milan hybrid, add 7,905 lithium iron-phosphate batteries and untold hours of MIT student labor, and what do you get? A kickin' EV with a 187kW motor that can hit 100mph in about nine seconds and coast for 200 miles before it needs a plug-in. Added bonus: those students have...Read More»

2010 Lincoln MKT
Ford Fanfare: New Lineup, New Tech, And Gosh Darnit, People Like Them

Not wanting to be left out of the "reinvention" moment, Ford has launched its own assault on the marketplace, trumpeting the company's "freshest" model lineup in history, as well as fuel efficiency, quality, and Ford's growing market share. According to a company press release, Ford is rolling out...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»

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 one-day round trip from Detroit to Chicago in a 2010 Mercury Milan. Given how Ford Motor Company has completely squandered...Read More»

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 for 2009, as per a study conducted by RDA Group. That breaks last year's three-way tie for the top spot, leaving a mere...Read More»

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 year's talent pool. The finalists include: 2009 BMW 335d: The 335d is BMW's first diesel in the United States in a long...Read More»

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 Mustang: You've seen plenty of spy shots of the 2010 Ford Mustang--including some put out there by the company itself, as it...Read More»

2010 Mercury Milan
Spy Shots: 2010 Mercury Milan

Even now, in spy-shot form, the 2010 Mercury Milan is taking a backseat to the Ford Fusion. But Ford is at least trying to give the next Milan a bit more distance from its big-selling Blue Oval-badged cousin. The 2010 Mercury Milan shows off its new grille in these new spy shots. Ford says the new...Read More»

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