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European Spammer Takes Ford Phishing
European Spammer Takes Ford Phishing

Spam isn't usually a TCC concern. We have faith that most of our readers have toughened over the years, becoming bitter, jaded husks of human beings who love nothing more than deleting get-rich-quick emails from distant Nigerian relatives. And that's why we love you. But when internet hoaxes...Read More»

2006 Mitsubishi Colt VRX
Link Love From The Car Connection: Mitsubishi Marketing Mayhem, Ford Worships Idol, And Hello, Ferrari Heaven

The hunt is on -- It may be time to have an intervention with Mitsubishi. To hype its new Colt (not to be confused with the Dodge Colt, which was, in fact, a worked-over Mitsubishi), Mitsubishi has hidden Colt "parts" on the internet, which fans can then collect, scavenger-hunt style. Weirder...Read More»

Katy Perry
Link Love From The Car Connection: A MINI For Katy Perry, BMW Gets Modest, And Jerry Brown's Camry Gets Jacked

Flavor of the month -- America's favorite Christian rocker-turned-pop starlet has inspired a MINI. Yes, Katy Perry--the girl who kissed a girl and apparently enjoyed it or something--has inspired two designers to crank out the "Kate [sic] Perry-style Life Ball MINI Convertible 2009", presumably to...Read More»

2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid
Ford Says Q2 Sales Should Be Up. Yes: Up.

While we're waiting for the other brake shoe to drop at Chrysler, we're happy to report that Ford's picture seems far more rosy. The company's sales analysis and reporting manager, George Pipas, has said that Ford expects to see a slight improvement in sales during the second quarter of 2009. That...Read More»

Mercedes SLR 999 Red Gold
Link Love From The Car Connection: Mercedes SLR Uglified, Ford Fusion Ekes Efficiency, And Trapped In A Winnebago With Patch Freakin' Adams

Yes, money can buy ugly -- The Gremlin may have been aesthetically challenged, but that kind of ugly ain't got nothing on a gold-plated, ruby-trimmed Mercedes SLR (look to your left). Apparently, the owner thought the base model was too humdrum, so he called up the tuners at Anliker and forked over...Read More»

Ford Transit Connect Family One Concept
12 Great Family Cars for the Recession

  America’s in the midst of a deep recession--and no industry's suffered like the auto industry. Even so, the need for a new family car is still pressing on folks who may be readying for a new arrival, or ready to move out of a smaller car into one that’s more teen-friendly. Which family car...Read More»

2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid
Ford Takes Fusion On A 1000-Mile Trek, With One Fill-Up

You have to hand it to Ford: they're not sitting on their thumbs during this whole economic disco inferno mishegas. (Well, not much.) Their PR team is working overtime, trying to make sure everyone knows that Ford's doing fine, and Ford didn't take any bailout money, and Ford's just a humble...Read More»

Booth professionals of the 2009 Shanghai Motor Show
Link Love From The Car Connection: Top Green Cars, Chrysler And The iPod, The Booth Professionals Of Shanghai

Blue goes green -- Kelley Blue Book has announced its top "green cars" for 2009. No points for guessing the #1 pick (could it be anything other than the 2010 Toyota Prius?), but you get props for knowing which American cars made the cut. Hint: the Ford Fusion Hybrid, the Ford Escape Hybrid, and the...Read More»

the duel
Toyota, Ford Duel Over MPG

So...remember when we said that the 2010 Ford Fusion (41 mpg city/36 mpg highway) would soon be the most efficient mid-size on the road? Yeah, well, Toyota wasn't too happy with that. They're now arguing that the Prius (at 48/45) is king of the efficiency heap. The EPA categorizes cars based on...Read More»

2010 Ford Fusion
2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid: Officially Most Efficient

Believe it or not, the most fuel-efficient mid-sized car on America's roadways will soon be American. The 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid has been certified at 41 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway, besting hybrid versions of both the Toyota Camry and the Honda Civic. Much of the credit goes to the...Read More»

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 Ford Fusion and 2010 Mercury Milan. Neither has completely new sheetmetal like the 'Stang, but the improvements are...Read More»

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 automaker says they'll sport a new set of gauges that will help drivers get even better fuel economy. The new "SmartGauge,"...Read More»

2010 Ford Fusion spy shot
Spy Shots: 2010 Ford Fusion

We've shown you spy photos of the 2010 Ford Fusion earlier this year, but today, TheCarConnection.com's spy photographers got even closer to the final version of the sedan that's coming soon from Dearborn. The look of the 2010 Ford Fusion is quite different from the current car. The grille appears...Read More»

2010 Ford Fusion
2010 Ford Fusion Spied--New Face and All

TheCarConnection.com's spy photographers may have gotten one step closer to revealing the face of the new 2010 Ford Fusion with our first shots of a mule completely free of the usual heavy vinyl camouflage. Until now, even the earliest, rough Fusion mules were wearing the heavy front bras, covering...Read More»

Are You N-Sync?

I've given it two tries now -- and though I can get Bluetooth to join forces with my iPhone, and successfully navigated my way to the churrascaria for dinner, I can't get Ford's Sync system to fully cooperate with my entertainment needs. After testing in a Lincoln MKZ and a Ford Fusion, I'm not...Read More»

Volvo Plug-In Hits the Road

Last fall Volvo showed off its ReCharge plug-in hybrid concept at the Frankfurt auto show. Now the Swedish arm of Ford Motor Company says it's going to press ahead with the plug-in program--and in fact, they're already on the road. C/Net, the car-tech gurus, reports that Volvo's plug-in hybrid is...Read More»

Alan Mulally
Mulally: Ford Making Steady Progress

Ford Motor Co.’s turnaround is on track, chief executive officer Alan Mulally told the handful of shareholders who bothered to show up in Wilmington, Del., for the company’s annual shareholders meeting. The slender turnout didn’t prevent a proposal that would have broken the Ford family’s...Read More»

Tesla Roadster
Tesla Keeping It Indie: No Fusion Chassis For Electric Sedan

The Silicon Valley’s automaker, Tesla Motors, has no plans to use a Ford platform for its upcoming electric-powered luxury sport sedan. That’s what the company says, though it runs contrary to several speculative sources, including Ward’s, which had recently suggested that Tesla...Read More»

2007 Ford Fusion
At Witz’ End: What’s an American Car?

So what is an “American” car? If it is simply one built inAmerica, as most foreign makers and U.S. media would have you believe, then vehicles built in Canada are Canadian, those assembled in Mexico are Mexican and Porsches built in Finland are Finnish. But we know intuitively that’s not the...Read More»

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