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The Ford Flex is dead
The Ford Flex is dead

Ford officially announced the end of the Flex on Monday, a boxy crossover SUV that balanced minivan spaciousness with wagon-like sportiness. Flex production ends the week of Thanksgiving at Ford’s Oakville, Ontario plant, where workers are bracing for layoffs. Ford stopped production of the...Read More»

2017 Ford Escape
Recalls: 2017 Ford Escape; 2013-15 Ford Flex, Taurus, Lincoln MKS, MKT; 2015-16 Ford Transit

This morning, Ford Motor Company issued three recalls affecting more than 113,000 vehicles registered in North America. RECALL #1: 2013-15 Ford Taurus, Ford Flex, Lincoln MKS, Lincoln MKT, Ford Police Interceptor UNITS AFFECTED: 77,502 in the U.S., 7,353 in Canada, 1,083 in Mexico This recall stems...Read More»

2015 Ford Explorer
Ford recalls: Ford F-150, Explorer, Mustang, Expedition, Fusion, Taurus, Lincoln Navigator, more

Ford Motor Company issued five recalls today, with most affected vehicles being Ford-model trucks and SUVs. Combined, the recalls affect roughly 285,000 vehicles in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. If you believe that you own one of the vehicles listed below, we encourage you to call Ford Customer...Read More»

2015 Ford Mustang
Recalls: Ford Flex, Fusion, Mustang, Taurus; Lincoln MKS, MKT, MKZ; Mercury Milan

Ford Motor Company has issued two recalls affecting more than 440,000 vehicles, most of which roam the roads of the U.S. and Canada. READ: Insurer: Braking Style ‘Highly Predictive’ Of Accident Risk RECALL #1: 2011-2013 Ford Flex, Taurus; 2011-2013 Lincoln MKS, MKT; 2011-2012 Ford...Read More»

2013 Ford Flex
2013 Ford Flex: First Drive

How can so many people still not see the beauty in the Flex? The boxy Ford Flex wagon isn't just fashionable; it would be on our shortlist of best vehicles to take on a cross-country trip; and for carrying six adults out for the evening; and for busy moms; and for all of an afternoon's ill-advised...Read More»

2013 Ford Flex
2013 Ford Flex: 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show Preview

The 2013 Ford Flex will be seen in public for the first time in two weeks at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, but the first photos are out--and if you thought the Flex couldn't get any more edgy, you would be wrong. First and foremost, the 2013 Flex wears a new nose that channels its inner geek...Read More»

2013 Lexus GS 350 F Sport
2012 Ford Flex, 2013 Lexus GS F-Sport Debuts, Aptera: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media we review the 2012 Ford Flex while Nissan details the Juke-R's engine. The Diesel Coalition says diesel demand will rise and Toyota is losing the number one automaker spot. All this and more in today's car new, right here on The Car Connection. We review the 2012 Ford Flex...Read More»

2011 Ford Flex
What's Your Favorite Non-Minivan Family Car? #YouTellUs

In the 1980s and 1990s, the minivan ruled the school carpool and the pickup lane at daycare centers across this great land. They were new, they were clever, they were American. And then SUVs came along, and they were much cooler, and newer, and even more American. That's when minivan sales started...Read More»

Ford's inflatable seat belt
2013 Ford Flex, Lincoln Vehicles Next To Get Inflatable Belts

The inflatable seat belts that Ford (NYSE:F) introduced in the 2011 Explorer will be making their way into at least two more vehicles by next summer, the company said in a release. The 2013 Ford Flex will join the Explorer in offering the belts, which Ford says has been outfitted on about 40...Read More»

2009 BMW X6
Which Cars Don't You Want? #YouTellUs

There will always be those cars that make you scratch your head. The ones that make you think, "why the heck would I ever want that?" The BMW X6 and Acura ZDX are, for many, automotive equivalents to a poster child when it comes to this category. There are so many reasons the BMW X6 and Acura ZDX...Read More»

2011 Ford Flex
Today at High Gear Media: Big Discounts, 3G and Darth Vader

If you bought one of these five cars in July, you got a better deal than usual. What's at the root of it all? Model changeover. [TheCarConnection] Five safe cars for families: it sounds like a great way to research before hitting showrooms this weekend. [FamilyCarGuide] In-car 3G audio sounds...Read More»

money
Auto Incentives Surged This Spring, But Affordability Fell Flat

This spring might have been the time of enticing incentives for some automakers—and record high incentives from Toyota—but in a snapshot of the market as a whole it doesn’t look like they made vehicles any more affordable. According to Comerica, the average vehicle took 23.6 weeks of median...Read More»

2010 Ford Flex
Driven: 2010 Ford Flex EcoBoost

Among models that go out on the edge with respect to design, there are those that are obviously a little too forced, and others for which the whole package just feels cohesive and complete. The 2010 Ford Flex is one of the latter; its boxy look and bold details might just match to your practical...Read More»

2011 Ford Explorer
2011 Ford Explorer: New Niche Approach Fits The Times

In some respects, the Ford Explorer nameplate is one lost in a particular time, when reality shows were fresh and new, Brittany Spears was just not that innocent, and gasoline prices were reliably under two dollars a gallon. Ten years ago, Ford [NYSE:F] sold a dizzying 450,000 Explorer SUVs, and...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»

Traffic
Bipartisan Survey: Most Americans Want More Transit Options

We spend a lot of time and effort helping guide you through the car-shopping process and helping you to answer questions like: Should I get a 2010 Honda Fit or hold out for the 2011 Mazda2. And can I really tow with that 2011 Ford Flex EcoBoost (the answer to the latter is yes). But there's...Read More»

2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid 4-door Sedan Hybrid FWD Grille
Ford Is February Sales Champion, GM and Toyota Left In Dust

Well, here's one recipe for success in the U.S. auto business: Introduce a rapid-fire sequence of new and thoroughly revised vehicles with best-in-class fuel efficiency, then quickly roll out a widely-acclaimed voice-activated infotainment system across all your lines. Oh, yeah, and ... don't take...Read More»

2010 Subaru Outback
Honda And Subaru Lead Consumer Reports' Honor Roll For 2010

Subaru (TSE: 7270) and Honda (NYSE: HMC) are tied for the number one spot from Consumer Reports this year, based on the average of its vehicles' overall road-test scores and predicted reliability ratings. Subaru's overall score was aided by the excellent evaluations given to the new 2010 Subaru...Read More»

2010 Ford Flex
Lincoln MKS, Ford Flex Are Tops In Nav-System Satisfaction

Happy with your nav system? So are a lot of Lincoln MKS and Ford Flex owners. The Clarion-supplied navigation systems in those vehicles have the most satisfied customers. Also ranking high are the systems in the Acura TL (Pioneer), Ford F-150 (Clarion), and Porsche 911 (Harman/Becker). Toyota's...Read More»

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