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2009-2011 Ford Escape, Fusion & Mercury Mariner, Milan Probed For 'Stalling'
2009-2011 Ford Escape, Fusion & Mercury Mariner, Milan Probed For 'Stalling'

After receiving over 180 complaints about engines stalling and surging in the Ford Escape, Ford Fusion, Mercury Mariner, and Mercury Milan, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation into those vehicles built for the 2009, 2010, and 2011 model years.* The...Read More»

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Ford Trounces The Competition When It Comes To Brand Loyalty

Brand loyalty is a big deal in some industries. When it comes to cell phones and soft drinks, for example, people can come to blows debating the merits of the iPhone and the Galaxy S3, or Coke Zero and...well, whatever the Pepsi equivalent is. For auto shoppers, though, brand loyalty isn't the...Read More»

2013 Cadillac ATS - Winner of the North American Car of the Year Award at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show
2013 Cadillac ATS, Ram 1500: North American Car & Truck/Utility Of The Year

The 2013 Cadillac ATS and the 2013 Ram 1500 have been named as the North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year. The awards were presented this morning at Cobo Center, at the kick-off of the 2013 Detroit Auto Show. The award is presented this year by 49 jurors, who judge the list of new or...Read More»

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid
Following In Hyundai's Footsteps, Ford Sued Over C-Max, Fusion Fuel Economy

CORRECTION: See below It's been an interesting couple of years for Ford. The automaker is still riding a wave of popularity in the wake of its decision not to take bailout dough from the federal government during the Great Recession. Along the way, Ford's reputation has been buffed by some truly...Read More»

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid
Ford Stands Firm On Fusion, C-Max Fuel Economy Claims: UPDATED

UPDATED: See below* U.S. headlines were still focused on Hyundai and Kia's fuel-economy flubs when folks on the internet turned their attention to the 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid and C-Max Hybrid. Both vehicles have been criticized in the press for not meeting their advertised fuel efficiency, and now...Read More»

2013 Ford Escape
2013 Ford Fusion, Escape Get Software Update To Fix Fire Flaw

New and redesigned models occasionally stumble getting out of the gate. Sometimes, they have trouble finding the right tone for their marketing campaigns (as was initially the case for the Chevrolet Volt). Other times, real-world conditions reveal mechanical, electrical, or design flaws, which can...Read More»

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EPA Will Review 2013 Ford Fusion, C-Max Fuel Economy Claims

Two weeks ago, we mentioned that the Hyundai/Kia fuel-economy fiasco was turning heads in Congress and suggested that this could cause the Environmental Protection Agency to take a closer look at other vehicles. That's now happening. According to AutoNews, the EPA will review complaints about the...Read More»

2013 Ford Fusion
2013 Ford Fusion: The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2013

The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2013 is the new 2013 Ford Fusion. The Fusion earned the highest rating of all brand-new or significantly updated mainstream vehicles this year, fending off close challenges from the Honda Accord, the Cadillac ATS, and the Cadillac XTS. As we wrote in our full...Read More»

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Hyundai, Kia MPG Flap Reaches Congress, May Spark Other Probes

Is your car as efficient as it's supposed to be? Can you achieve the EPA estimates found on its window sticker? The Hyundai/Kia fuel-economy flap has many drivers -- and members of Congress -- asking these same questions. Brace yourselves: investigations of other makes and models could be just...Read More»

EPA gas-mileage label (window sticker), design used starting in model year 2013
Is Miles-Per-Gallon Really The Best Measure Of Fuel Economy?

In the U.S., we tend to talk about fuel economy in terms of miles-per-gallon. After decades of doing so, it's a system that we've come to understand -- or so we think. Unfortunately, miles-per-gallon doesn't tell the whole story. In fact, it's a metric that can sometimes be deceiving. But what are...Read More»

2013 Ford Fusion
Win A 2013 Ford Fusion Or 2013 Ford Escape In The Winter Vehicle Giveaway

Like it or not, shopping season is upon us. Before Thursday's tables have even been cleared, many bargain-hunters will leave the comfort of their homes and line up for Thanksgiving Day sales at malls and big-box stores across the country. But if you're looking for a truly special gift, and you're...Read More»

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, Catskill Mountains, NY, Oct 2012
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, 2013 Cadillac ATS, 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe: Top Videos Of The Week

We've been busy this week working on our latest slew of video road tests, and it seems you enjoyed them as you racked up a massive amount of views on our latest videos in just a few days. This week's top video is our video road test of the 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, with our take on the 2013 Cadillac...Read More»

2013 Ford Fusion
Ford Fusion Video Road Test, Nissan Altima Recall: Car News Headlines

Today at The Car Connection, we take a look at the 2013 Ford Fusion in our latest video road test, and we compare the 2013 Cadillac ATS against the 2013 BMW 3-Series. Lincoln opens its own design center and Porsche is preparing its first modern four-cylinder engine. All this and more in today's car...Read More»

2013 Ford Fusion
2013 Ford Fusion Video Road Test

The 2013 Ford Fusion is one of the best-looking new cars of the year--but it's more than just a pretty face. It's one of our favorite family sedans, and one of the top-rated vehicles at The Car Connection, too. The first Fusion was a handsome, but maybe less distinctive-looking car, that earned a...Read More»

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California Gas Prices, Top Safety Picks, Tesla Cash Flow: Car News Headlines

Today at The Car Connection, Land Rover priced the 2013 LR4 and confirmed production of a Range Rover Plug-In Hybrid. Elon Musk talked about Tesla's cash flow and the IIHS announced its top safety picks for 2013. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Here are our...Read More»

2013 Volvo S60 T5 AWD
2013 Volvo S60, 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe, 2013 Ford Fusion: Top Videos Of The Week

We've had a crazy busy week with the Paris Auto Show in full swing, but that hasn't stopped you all from watching all our latest videos. From our Goodwood Revival video to video road tests and vehicle walkarounds, you've been pressing the play button quite a bit this week. For the fourth week in a...Read More»

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Tesla Supercharger, 2013 Ford Fusion, 2014 Jaguar F-Type: Today's Car News

Today at The Car Connection, Tesla announced its new Supercharger and we drove the 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid. Toyota talked about future hybrid models and Goodyear prepares to field-test self-inflating tires in 2013. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. BMW On...Read More»

2013 Ford Fusion
2013 Ford Fusion and Fusion Hybrid: First Drive

In 2011, it was the minivan segment that reinvented itself. In 2012, crossovers and SUVs witnessed big turnover and a slew of new products. Now in the 2013 model year, the family sedan is witness to at least four new models, almost every one a better vehicle than the mega-seller than preceded it...Read More»

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Which 2013 Ford Fusion To Buy: 1.6-Liter EcoBoost Or Hybrid?

Picking powertrains used to be simple: straight-six or V-8? But consider the all-new 2013 Ford Fusion mid-size sedan that reaches dealers this fall: It comes with a base 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, or you can pick from a choice of two different smaller, turbocharged EcoBoost fours, in 1.6- and...Read More»

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