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2013-17 Ford Focus, 2014 Ford Transit Connect recalled: over 75,000 vehicles affected
2013-17 Ford Focus, 2014 Ford Transit Connect recalled: over 75,000 vehicles affected

This morning, Ford issued two recalls affecting more than 75,000 vehicles, most of which are registered in the U.S. RECALL #1: 2013-17 Ford Focus hatchback and Ford Focus RS UNITS AFFECTED: 64,038 in the U.S. and 9,877 in Canada This recall stems from a software glitch that allows hatchbacks to...Read More»

2015 Ford Mustang GT
Ford adds 1.5 million vehicles to door latch recall: Escape, Focus, Mustang, Lincoln MKC, more

One month ago, Ford recalled nearly 830,000 vehicles to fix a problem with their door latches. This morning, the automaker added 1.5 million additional Ford and Lincoln cars, crossovers, and vans to that recall--most of them registered in the U.S. The underlying issue in these new vehicles remains...Read More»

2015 Ford Mustang GT
Ford Mustang, Escape, Focus, C-MAX, Transit Connect, Lincoln MKC recalled: 830,000 vehicles affected

Ford is recalling nearly 830,000 vehicles registered in North America to replace their side-door latches. According to the automaker, the recall is currently limited to warmer and/or sunnier states, as reports of latch failures have been higher in those areas. The problem with the door latches is...Read More»

2013 Ford Taurus SHO
Ford Recalls 2010-2013 Ford Taurus, Police Interceptor, Lincoln MKS, 2014 Ford Transit Connect

Nissan isn't the only automaker issuing back-to-back recalls today. Ford is doing so, too, and in the process, it's affecting more than 230,000 Ford and Lincoln owners throughout North America. ALSO SEE: The Safest Vehicles Of 2015 RECALL #1: 2013 FORD TAURUS, FORD POLICE INTERCEPTOR, LINCOLN MKS...Read More»

2015 Ford Transit Connect Wagon
2015 Ford Transit Connect Wagon Earns Five-Star Safety Rating

The federal government has crash-tested the 2015 Ford Transit Connect Wagon, and the news is good—with this seven-passenger model achieving top five-star results. It’s especially noteworthy as in its last-generation version, the Ford Transit Connect was strictly a commercial vehicle...Read More»

2014 Ford Transit Connect Wagon  -  First Drive, May 2014
2014 Ford Transit Connect Wagon: First Drive

Ford is calling the 2014 Transit Connect Wagon the unminivan. It’s a tag that elicits eye rolls, as with the most cursory look at this vehicle's profile—its sliding doors, its three rows of seating—it's...unmistakable. It’s almost as if a soft-drink company had decided to...Read More»

2015 Ram ProMaster City
2015 Ram ProMaster City: Chrysler Gives Business Owners A New Van

Not so long ago, transportation options for small businesses were fairly limited. If your daily routine involved any amount of schlepping, you were faced with the choice of buying a pickup, a commercial van, or something substantially larger. But the past few years have given carpenters, florists...Read More»

2011 Ford Transit Connect XLT Premium Wagon
2011 Ford Transit Connect: Dressed-Up For Family Duty

So far, Ford has focused on commercial customers—electricians, plumbers, flower shops, and the like—for its Transit Connect. But there's a lot of potential in the Transit Connect's package for family use as well. For that, at the Los Angeles Auto Show this past week, Ford revealed a new...Read More»

FuelClinic Fleet Hazard Perception Analysis
Online Test, Aimed At Fleets, Claims To Weed Out Unsafe Drivers

With a simple set of computer-administered tests, could you make a fleet of drivers safer and greener? That's what the makers of an online test claim—that their evaluation can help identify high-risk drivers and reduce collisions by 30 to 40 percent, typically, or up to 63 percent. The Hazard...Read More»

Ford Ranger and Orkin
Ford Ranger: A Bugs' Worst Enemy Faces Extermination

With the spike in reports of infestations everywhere--from hotels to second-hand stores to the Empire State Building--the lowly bedbug has the Web buzzing with more plentiful, and sometimes more positive, news coverage than the average C-list actress. Still, some killjoys are looking for ways to...Read More»

2010 Ford Transit Connect
Best Buy Geeked About Ford Transit Connect

Ford's Transit Connect is aimed at small-business customers who have cargo and delivery needs, but no one said it can't be used by big businesses, as well. Best Buy's famous Geek Squad has been using Volkswagen's New Beetle--alongside traditional full-size vans--as part of its fleet. Well, add one...Read More»

2010 Ford Transit Connect
Passenger Van Review: 2010 Ford Transit Connect

It's difficult to put the Ford Transit Connect into one particular category. It has a small 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that gets a mere 136 horsepower, and is more based on a car than a van. The van also doesn't have the option of a 15 seater like most others in its class. The Connect is not...Read More»

2010 Ford Transit Connect
Recall Alert: 2010 Ford Transit Connect

Ford's Transit Connect has been subject to a recall, due to a faulty headliner pushpin. The recall affects 33,728 Transit Connects that were built between December 5, 2008 and May 31, 2010. According to the National Highway Safety Transportation Agency, those models failed Federal Motor Vehicle...Read More»

2010 Ford Transit Connect
Get To Work With The 2010 Ford Transit Connect XLT

One of Europe’s most popular commercial vehicles arrived in the United States late last year. While considered a fairly large van overseas, the 2010 Ford Transit Connect XLT is most certainly a little thing compared to some of the large commercial vehicles used for deliveries locally. The...Read More»

2010 Ford Transit Connect
Ford Transit Connect: Truck Of The Year

At the 2008 Chicago Auto Show, the Ford Transit Connect was revealed, a truly revolutionary automobile for the North American market. The Transit Connect brings a contemporary van to North America, something that it hasn’t seen in its history. And despite the fact that the van is compact and...Read More»

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Ford Transit Connect: Small Business Superstar

Lately I have been noticing some very European-inspired small vans on the road. Every time I see one, I have to do a double take when I spy a familiar blue oval. Ford seems to be selling a ton of its new Transit Connect commercial vehicles. They are cool British looking things always doing fun...Read More»

2010 Hyundai Sonata
Best New-Car Deals: Ford, Hyundai Among Most Marked-Down

Ford and Hyundai have both been making tremendous progress in recent years in building their reputation with American consumers—and upping quality, reliability, and desirability. So it's a little surprising that these two automakers currently have the most-discounted vehicle lines, according to...Read More»

2010 Ford Transit Connect
2010 Ford Transit Connect: Family Car Review

Ford has scored a huge win with the new 2010 Transit Connect. This funky-cool and widely adaptable vehicle is fun to drive and economical to buy - so much that it is breaking the boundary between commercial and personal vehicles. Commercial vehicles are known for being bare-bones models - not much...Read More»

2011 Ford Transit Connect Taxi, introduced at 2010 Chicago Auto Show
2010 Chicago Auto Show: Ford's Green 2011 Transit Connects

At the 2010 Chicago Auto Show, which kicks off Wednesday morning, Ford will have several introductions. Among them are two green versions of its 2011 Ford Transit Connect small commercial van. All-electric van First, Ford launches its very first all-electric car, to be known as the Transit Connect...Read More»

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