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We Drive Ford’s Euro Mondeo

We Drive Ford’s Euro Mondeo

It’s hard to overstate the impact of the Ford Mondeo on British motoring. The D-segment saloon/wagon has been a top-ten seller every month since launch in 1993. Nearly 1.2 million have found homes, and Prime Minister Tony Blair even coined the phrase “Mondeo Man” to describe the kind of...

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2003 Lincoln Town Car

Ford’s Wixom Plant is History

Ford closed its Wixom factory in suburban Detroit today, after 50 years of vehicle assembly at the site. The last vehicle built was a 2007 Town Car, painted White Chocolate... read more May 31, 2007 by 0

2007 Ford Harley-Davidson F-150 Super Crew

2007 Ford Harley-Davidson F-150 Super Crew

The Ford Harley-Davidson truck is back — and for its 2007 rendition, Ford is stuffing it with a supercharged engine that makes it one of the most powerful trucks on the... read more May 23, 2007 by 0

2008 Ford Expedition Funkmaster Flex Edition

Funkmaster Flex Returns in Car Wars

Ford’s go-to DJ, Funkmast Flex, is taking the reins at a new TV show that will challenge four teams’ customizing skills. The show, Car Wars with Funkmaster Flex, will air... read more May 17, 2007 by 0

2009 Ford Flex

Ford Shuts Casting Plant, Idles Another

Ford will close a casting plant and suspend production for up to a year at an engine plant, both nearCleveland, Ohio, as the company takes the next steps in its “Way... read more May 7, 2007 by 0

1999 Ford F-250 XL

1999 Ford F-250: What Should My Tire Pressure Be?

Q--I recently purchased a new set of four Firestone tires for my '99 F-250. The tire size purchased was what was recommended by Ford on the label of the door panel. The... read more May 2, 2007 by 0

2008 Ford Shelby GT500KR

Ford Shows Signs of Turnaround

A strong showing by the company’s European operations and by the Premier Automotive Group, which posted record profits during the first three months of 2007, helped the... read more April 26, 2007 by 0

2003 Ford Escape 4-door 103" WB XLS Popular Side Exterior View

2003 Ford Escape: Was Any Serious Damage Done When I Stalled?

Q--My 2003 Ford Escape developed a stalling problem eight months after purchase. The intermittent stalling became increasingly worse this past summer so I took it in for... read more April 22, 2007 by 0

1997 Ford Crown Victoria

1997 Ford Crown Victoria: Dash Gauge Says Cold but the Motor is Hot

Q--I have a 1997 Crown Victoria . The dash gauge says cold, but the motor is 190 degrees at the thermostat neck. Am I getting bad mileage because the computer is getting the... read more April 21, 2007 by 0

2007 Ford Edge

Ford Enlists Mamet for Edge Ads

Iconoclast writer and director David Mamet added to his resume this week. First, there were Glengarry Glen Ross, Hoffa, and The Untouchables. Now, add the Ford Edge to the... read more April 17, 2007 by 0

2005 Ford CrossTrainer

2001 Ford E-250: Do-nothing Oil Burner

Q--I have a 2001 Ford E-250 cargo van with the 5.4-liter engine and 64,000 miles. I have to add a quart of oil every 1000 miles. I leak nothing and don’t blow smoke. I... read more April 13, 2007 by 0

2007 Ford Shelby GT500 Mustang 40th Anniversary

Ford, Sony Link for Audio Systems

Ford says it will use Sony-branded audio systems in its Ford and Mercury vehicles inNorth America, starting next year. “We have enjoyed a very successful partnership at... read more March 28, 2007 by 0

2008 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster

Aston Breaks Out from Ford’s Shadow

Two decades after it was purchased, broke and near collapse, by the Ford Motor Co., Aston is becoming an independent auto manufacturer once again. To some, it may seem a big... read more March 25, 2007 by 0

2001 Ford Taurus SE

2001 Ford Taurus: Leaky Cowls

Q--I have a 2001 Ford Taurus wagon with 36,000 miles. I had to get a new blower motor because it was burned out. Later, when I went for an oil change, I asked a mechanic... read more March 23, 2007 by 0

2007 Ford Edge

Ford Awarding Fifty Edges Nationwide

Ford is trying a novel TV-related approach to pushing its new Edge crossover vehicle. The automaker will give away fifty Edges, one in each state, in a promotion tied to the... read more March 20, 2007 by 0

1998 Ford F-250 XL

2001 Ford F-250: Truck Economy

Q--I have a 2001 Ford F250, Super Duty, 4x4 truck with the Triton V-10 engine. The truck is used mostly for pulling our 28-foot travel trailer and carrying my 800-pound... read more March 15, 2007 by 0


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