Monthly Archives: January 2011

Lincoln joins hybrid market

Streamlined and satisfying – two words that describe the attributes of Lincoln’s first hybrid vehicle identified simply by three letters: MKZ. Part of Ford Motor Co.’s Lincoln Division, the 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid builds off the success of the automaker’s … Continue reading

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First Drive: 2012 Ford Focus

One Ford Turns Out Another Winner January 27, 2011 / By Scott Evans For as long as any of us care to remember car fans have been kvetching about the amazing, world-beating, do-no-wrong Ford products that Europe gets while we … Continue reading

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ALL-NEW FORD FOCUS FEATURES ECOMODE TO HELP DRIVERS PERFECT ECO-DRIVING TECHNIQUES

DEARBORN, Mich., Jan. 24, 2011 – New Ford Focus owners can learn a thing or two about driving skills that can maximize their miles per gallon – and they can have a little fun in the process. EcoMode is a … Continue reading

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It’s easy being green with Ford Focus Electric

Published Date: 26 January 2011 The environmentally friendly reach of the Ford Focus Electric goes beyond its zero-emissions motor. Focus Electric combines recycled and renewable materials, green technologies and innovative manufacturing processes to make the car green from bumper to … Continue reading

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MKX, is that really you? Lincoln’s crossover gets an extreme makeover for 2011.

BY STEVE SILER Mid-cycle vehicle updates usually mean new headlights, a reworked bumper, and a fresh set of wheels, but Ford’s been taking the mid-cycle thing a bit further lately. Indeed, while its cars aren’t using all-new platforms or mechanicals, … Continue reading

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Ford shifts Focus to electric

2012 model will go head-to-head with Nissan Leaf when it arrives late this year. Published: 12:00 a.m., Saturday, January 22, 2011 Ford Motor Co. will be the second major automaker to begin selling a mass-market pure-electric vehicle when the 2012 … Continue reading

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Ford says it plans to hire 7,000 workers in next two years

DETROIT — Ford said Monday that it planned to hire more than 7,000 workers in the next two years. Ford announced at the North American International Auto Show that it would add 4,000 hourly jobs and 750 salaried jobs this … Continue reading

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