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2013 Ford Focus Officially One of the Safest Cars Around
by admin on Nov 26th, 2012
The 2013 Ford Focus has always been a great little compact car. With five doors, a convenient hatch and decent performance, it has always been popular with families. That popularity has just been given something of a boost. Now, with the five star safety score from the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and being the top pick from their Insurance Institute for Highway Safety too, the 2013 Ford Focus now sits near the t...
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Smaller Engines Can Be Fun Too
by admin on Jul 11th, 2012
We have been in love with our big motors since the 1920s. From that time, when 5-liter engines were the norm, we have stayed around the 3 to 5-liter mark in all but the smallest compact. The improvement in power delivery, gas purity, engine efficiency and ability to harness more of that delivery has gradually allowed cars to include smaller engines that produce almost as much power and more gas mileage. So why are they not more popular? ...
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2012 Focus EV Gets Fuel Economy Rating
by admin on Mar 22nd, 2012
Ford Releases Focus Electric's EPA Rating With gas prices on the rise in the Brantford and Hamilton areas, more and more Ontario car buyers are looking at alternative energy powered vehicles.Â Ford's latest offering, the 2012 Focus Electric should get a lot of attention from car shoppers. Ford has announced that the Focus EV is now the most fuel efficient, 5 passenger vehicle in North America. See all the Fuel Efficient Vehicles Available at ...
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2012 Ford Focus ST-R Set to Debut at Daytona
by admin on Jan 30th, 2012
Focus ST-R Ready to Race Fordâ€™s newest turnkey race car for professionals and amateurs alike, the Focus ST-R, will made its racing debut at the Daytona International Speedway,Â recently (Jan. 27,2012). The ST-RÂ competed in the Grand-Am 200 race as part of the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge. The Focus ST-R was prepared in partnership with Ontario-based Multimatic Motorsports, which also helps prep other Ford Racing entrants like...
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Ford Focus ST-R
by admin on Dec 28th, 2011
2012 Ford Focus ST Racing If you're looking to live out your childhood fantasy of being a professional race-car driver, FordÂ hasÂ a competitive racing car for you. Ford Racing's Andy Vrenko hosts a complete walk-around of the company's latest turn-key race car, the Ford Focus ST-R. The latest Focus ST racer is approved for competition in the Grand-Am ST, World Challenge TC and the Canadian Touring Car series. Ford will produce a limited numbe...
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2012 Ford Focus EV Video
by admin on Dec 23rd, 2011
2012 Ford Focus EV Video With the race on to deliver the first widely accepted zero emission vehicle, Ford has begun to assemble their new Focus Electric Vehicles. But at $40,000 and 20 hours to fully recharge (120V), they have some more work to do. The butterflies are cute, but I'm pretty sure 12 year old girls are not going to be driving this car! The release date for the car should be anytime now. Read about the award winning 2012 Ford F...
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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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Ford Focus Gets “2012 Best Buy” Rating
by admin on Dec 19th, 2011
2012 Ford Focus Makes Another Top Pick List High Gear Media and TheCarConnection.com have selected the 2012 FordÂ Focus as their 2012 "Best Buy"Â . Each year, the editors Â rateÂ over 200Â new vehicle under $50,000,Â on performance, utility, safety, style, and features. After researching each vehicle, the top scoring vehicles are takenÂ for further evaluation on the road. Focus on Style The 2012 Focus' winning styling earned a 9 out of 10...
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Hyundai and Kia Win Car of the Year Awards
by admin on Dec 2nd, 2011
Hyundai and Kia Win Auto123 Car of the Year Awards Auto123.com, one ofÂ Canada's leading automotive web portals, hasÂ announced the winners of the 3rd annualÂ Car of the YearÂ Awards.Â The judging panel of 10 voting automobileÂ journalistsÂ analysed all the vehicles inÂ each of the 20 vehicle categories. All 2012 model-year vehicles on sale in CanadaÂ were eligible. Vehicles not available for testing, or not yet on sale as of November 1st, 201...
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3 Hyundai Vehicles Nominated for Car of the Year
by admin on Oct 17th, 2011
Accent, Elantra and Veloster MakeÂ the 2012 Car of the Year List Hyundai topped the list ofÂ car manufacturers nominated for North American Car of the Year with 3 vehicles in the race, the 2012 Accent, the 2012 Elantra and the 2012 Veloster.Â You can argue that Volkwagen has 4, but that's counting their Audi brand. But since the 2011 Kia Rio also made the list that would makeÂ it a tie. [caption id="attachment_5610" align="aligncenter" widt...