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IIHS Announces Top Safety Picks for 2012
by admin on Dec 21st, 2011
IIHS Picks Record 115 Models for 2012 The US based,Â Insurance Institute for Highway Safety published itsÂ final list of 2012 models rated Top Safety Picks. A record 115 models were selected this year.Â A remarkable number given thatÂ there were only 11 selectedÂ in 2005 when the insurance industry's safety agency started its own crash testing and rating, separate from the US Federal government's crash tests. Top Picks include 69 cars, 38 SU...
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Ward’s Announces 2012 Best Engines
by admin on Dec 12th, 2011
Ford Matches BMW's 2 Top Engine Picks Ward's Automotive Group, one ofÂ North America'sÂ leading providers of auto industry news, data and analysis, has announced theirÂ "10 Best Engines" for 2012. Now in its 18th year, theÂ competition recognizes the latest powertrain technologies that are, affordable to most consumers, boost horsepower and torque, sound appealing and pair up well with their respective vehicles. A record seven of this year's War...
Filed under: Blog, Edge, Escape, Explorer, Ford, Fuel Efficient
2013 Ford Escape Debuts at LA Auto Show
by admin on Nov 21st, 2011
Ford Debuts Re-Designed 2013 Escape Ford's compact SUV, the 2013 Escape made its global debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Ford hopes the radical redesign will give the Escape the same momentum as the 2012Â Explorer, which has a completely new look and a lower, more efficient car platform. The Explorer's last re-design had a signicant impact onÂ sales, whichÂ were up 134 percent through October. The Explorer is by far the best seller in market ...
Filed under: Blog, Edge, Explorer, F-150, Ford, Fuel Efficient, News
Ford Has Another Good Month of Auto Sales
by admin on Sep 8th, 2011
Ford Light Trucks Lead in Sales Increased CanadianÂ auto industryÂ sales for the month of August increased byÂ 3.2 percentÂ to 140,361 units. The light truck segment, which Â includes sport utility vehicles, crossovers, minivans and pickups, saw sales increased 5.8 percent.Â Passenger car sales, however,Â declined slightly by 0.1 percent. While consumers are choosing slightly bigger vehicles, there does seem to be a trend towards the more fuel e...
Filed under: Blog, Edge, Explorer, F-150, Flex, Ford, Fuel Efficient
2012 Ford Explorer Getting EcoBoost
by admin on Sep 2nd, 2011
More Fuel Efficiency for the 2012 Ford Explorer With theÂ US Governement pushing for better fleet fuel economy ratings, Ford has been rolling out its 4-cyclinder Ecoboost to moreÂ and more of its nameplates.Â The F-150, theÂ Taurus SHO, the Flex,Â the Lincoln MKT and MKS all currently offer the EcoBoost option on their front wheel drive models. Ford's other CUV, the Edge has already been given the go ahead for the EcoBoost, but it hasn't been re...
Filed under: Blog, Edge, Escape, Ford, Fuel Efficient
2012 Ford Edge EcoBoost Review
by admin on Aug 10th, 2011
Ford Edge Crossover Delivers Fuel Economy The Ford Edge crossover, the latest vehicle to receive the companyâ€™s EcoBoostÂ®2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, is now certified by the EPA to deliver 30 mpg highway.Â Combining gasoline direct injection and turbocharging with smaller overall displacement, this advanced new EcoBoost engine delivers the power of a normally aspirated V6, yet delivers four-cylinder fuel efficiency. EcoBoost has bee...
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Ford Edges Out the Competition
by admin on Apr 22nd, 2011
The 2011 Edge has just given Ford an industry leadingÂ 10th "Top Safety Pick" for the year. A â€śTop Safety Pickâ€ť rating requires that a vehicle have a list of safety technologies, such as electronic stability control, and must also score the highest possible â€śgoodâ€ť rating in each of the four crash tests, including offset frontal, side, rear-impact and the newly added roof strength rollover simulation test. In order for the Ford Edge...
Filed under: Blog, Edge, F-150, F-Series Super Duty, Ford, Ranger
Ford Recalls Eight Vehicle Models
by admin on Mar 4th, 2011
Ford Motor Co. has recalled more than 34,000 vehicles worldwide spanning eight vehicle models due to the risk of a fuel leak or electrical issues. The automaker is recalling 25,000 2010 Ford Ranger trucks, including 23,688 in the U.S. A cover that protects the vehicles' fuel line near the throttle body shield may not been installed correctly, causing the fuel line to chafe and leading to a possible fuel leak and fire, Ford said in its filing. ...