Monthly Archives: September 2010

Ford plans five electric cars, wants technology to improve

PARIS, France — US auto giant Ford Motor said it was on track to deliver five electric cars in Europe over the next five years but warned the technology needed to improve dramatically for the market to expand. “We’ve got … Continue reading

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2011 Explorer Overview

Ford reinvents the Explorer SUV with best-in-class fuel economy, improved driving dynamics and terrain management system – all wrapped in a modern, weight-saving design Explorer raises the bar on safety with a class-leading array of airbags including industry-first inflatable rear … Continue reading

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Ford to prove its Ecoboost V6 engine in Baja 1000 race

To prove that its 3.5-litre Ecoboost is more than enough engine in the F-150 truck and that it’s durable, Ford will give the Ecoboost its racing debut at the famous Baja 1000 desert race this November. The twin turbo, direct … Continue reading

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Ford 'Transit Connect' Delivers

by Jim Bray Ford’s new little delivery van really does “deliver the goods”, as it were. Depending on the type of business you own, the Transit Connect might be just what the doctor ordered. It’s small for such a vehicle … Continue reading

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Ford betting on V-6s in top pickup

Posted Tuesday, Sep. 21, 2010 By Bob Cox rcox@star-telegram.com Ford Motor Co. is betting that some pickup drivers are ready to break with the bigger-is-better mantra when it comes to engines and step down to trucks that cost less to … Continue reading

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A Suite of New Airbag Designs for Ford

September 16, 2010 When the all-new 2012 Ford Focus arrives on dealer showrooms, it will offer an exclusive suite of innovative airbags that help customize protection in the most common frontal and side crashes. Specifically, Ford is introducing next-generation driver-side, … Continue reading

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FORD DEBUTS FIESTA APP ON THE APP STORE; INTERACTIVE SALES BROCHURE BRINGS FIESTA TO LIFE

DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 17, 2010 – Fiesta fans have something to cheer about with the debut of a new interactive sales brochure that brings the features and attributes of Ford’s widely acclaimed new small car to iPad. In launching the … Continue reading

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