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Ford builds its last Taurus sedan
Ford builds its last Taurus sedan

The Ford Taurus, once a beacon of American sedan supremacy, went out of production Friday. The last Taurus, a silver sedan with a moonroof, rolled off the automaker's Chicago assembly line, marking the end of full-size four-doors from Ford. Ford has ended production of the Taurus before, however...Read More»

2019 Ford Fusion
Ford cuts off national advertising for its sedans and hatchbacks

If there was still any of hope that Ford’s car models would somehow survive the commitment to turn exclusively to trucks, crossovers, and SUVs, that spark has been extinguished. The company confirmed Wednesday that it will be stopping national advertising for all its car models. Speaking to...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 F-150
Six Recalls Affect 2015 Ford F-150, 2016 Ford Explorer, 2001-2008 Ford Escape, And Other Models

Earlier this morning, Ford Motor Company issued a whopping six recalls for a variety of Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury vehicles, some as old as the 1998 model year. The problems range from structural issues to high-tech problems with adaptive cruise control systems. From oldest to newest vehicles, the...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 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»

2013 Toyota Prius liftback
Consumer Reports Dubs The Toyota Prius Best New-Car Value; Nissan Armada The Worst

It's December, and by now, nearly every automaker has rolled out its 2014 models, giving new-car shoppers lots to look at. And right on cue, Consumer Reports has just named its best and worst new-car picks. To determine where models fall in the rankings, Consumer Reports compiles data on each car...Read More»

2011 Ford Explorer Police Interceptor
Ford Gives U.S. Police Their First 30 MPG Car

For most motorists, having a car that earns 30 miles per gallon isn't such a big deal. In fact, in some segments, 30 mpg is average or even below average. But for police officers in the U.S., 30 mpg is a very big deal, indeed, and according to Detroit News, the dream will soon become a reality...Read More»

2013 Infiniti JX
2015 Ford Mustang, Infiniti Recall, Drive 4 UR Community: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Ford and BMW both announced plans to raise money for charity and Infiniti recalled the 2013 JX due to a fuel system problem. Audi's Sport Quattro may be coming back and Chevrolet showed off the 2013 Corvette 427 Convertible. All this and more in today's car news, right...Read More»

2012 Ford Taurus SHO
2013 Ford Taurus Driven, Chevy Corvette, 2013 Shelby GT500: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Mercedes-Benz has provided Formula 1 with some cool safety cars, and we talk about high gas prices. Chris Harris drove the new Porsche Boxster S and Subaru announced a recall. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. We slid behind the wheel...Read More»

2013 Ford Taurus Limited  -  First Drive, 3/2012
2013 Ford Taurus: First Drive

The Ford Taurus was once the epitome of the mainstream, All-American mid-size sedan. But the current version of the Taurus has never been anything but a niche car, and as much as the 2013 Taurus is much-improved, we'd venture to say it's destined to stay that way. Why? While it's a big...Read More»

2006 Ford Taurus SE
2005-2006 Ford Taurus Investigated For Sudden Acceleration

Remember all those reports of sudden acceleration that plagued Toyota a couple of years back? Now the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration is looking into a similar problem on the Ford Taurus and the Mercury Sable. In a letter to Ford Motor Company (PDF), the NHTSA reports 30...Read More»

Lamborghini Gallardo on fire at 2012 Portland Auto Show. Photo credit Lary Coppola.
2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Leaked, 2013 Mazda6 Spied, Lamborghini Fire: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Murilee Martin reveals his new guilty pleasure while a new study says some people don't care what kind of car they drive. Kansas is considering a new type of tax for electric car owners and there's a new solution for distracted driving. All this and more in today's car...Read More»

Ford SYNC
Ford Drops The Price Of SYNC To End Distracted Driving

A string of new studies have shown that when it comes to cars, shoppers love high-tech options -- particularly those involving navigation and infotainment features. That may explain why Ford has decided to cut the price of its popular SYNC telematics system. The $100 discount will make SYNC a $295...Read More»

2011 Dodge Journey
Minivan Be Gone? #YouTellUs Your Other Favorite Family Vehicles

For many families, minivans just aren't an option. It has to do with the image minivans bring to mind. Bringing sexy back? Not. Entirely. Luckily, there are many family-friendly vehicle options on the market that aren't minivans. A large family sedan such as the Chrysler 300 or Ford Taurus is...Read More»

MyFord Touch
Ford Plummets In Initial Quality Rankings, MyFord Touch To Blame

In 2010, Ford was ranked fifth overall in J.D. Power and Associates Initial Quality Survey (IQS). In 2011, the automaker plunged to twenty-third overall, slotting in just above Nissan but just below Ram. Even luxury-brand Lincoln took a significant hit in initial quality ratings, falling from eight...Read More»

2013 Ford Taurus Limited
2013 Ford Taurus: Preview

Bringing Ford's legendary Taurus nameplate back on track has been one of the automaker's many miracles of the past several years. With the return of the Taurus SHO, and a heavy dollop of tech features and luxury refinement, Ford brought a once-great name back from the brink—as an excellent...Read More»

2010 Cadillac SRX
J.D. Power: Fewer Shoppers Avoiding Domestics For Reliability

For Chevrolet, Ford, Kia, and Hyundai, among several other domestic and Korean brands, it looks like perceptions are finally catching up with reality. According to J.D. Power and Associates' 2010 Avoider Study, which focuses on the reasons why shoppers fail to consider—or avoid—a...Read More»

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