Monthly Archives: September 2011

Ford Gives F-150s More Range, Content

Posted by Mark Williams Ford revealed a few surprises at the 2011 State Fair of Texas by showing a newly outfitted 2012 F-150 SVT Raptor, a longer range for the four-whee-drive EcoBoost F-150 and a more stylish and contented FX. … Continue reading

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Ford to add 7,000 jobs over the next two years in the U.S.

By Bloomberg News Ford Motor Co. Chief Executive Officer Alan Mulally said the automaker plans to add 7,000 jobs over the next two years in the U.S. as it expects the world’s largest economy to avoid another recession. Ford is … Continue reading

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Ford Replacing E-Series Van with European Transit

Jake Holmes Ford will phase out the E-Series van in the U.S. and replace it with the same successful Transit commercial van sold in Europe. According to Ward’s Auto, Ford chief financial officer Lewis Booth confirmed that all future Ford … Continue reading

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Fuel-Efficient & Fabulous

Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Lincoln’s version of the Ford Fusion Hybrid comes wrapped in formal chrome-capped styling with a more luxurious interior. A 2.5-liter four-cylinder gas engine and an electric motor generate a V-6-like 191 hp. The car can run at … Continue reading

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Ford Adds Operator Assistance to Sync Services

By Jonathan Welsh Ford Motor Co. says it will make live help a standard feature of its Sync Services driver information search system. The new feature, called Operator Assist, will let Sync users speak to a live person when they … Continue reading

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Ford Taurus And Explorer Police Interceptors Passes Pursuit Rating Test

The 2013 Ford Police Interceptors – Ford Taurus and Explorer have begun a tough round of testing at the hands of police, and the early results say they are “pursuit-rated.” The testing was conducted in competition against current generation Chevrolet … Continue reading

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Ford to introduce door edge protector on 2012 Focus

Ford motor will introduce a new feature designed to prevent dents and scratches on the vehicle, which the company claims that have become a costly fact of life. The new feature called Door Edge Protector – designed by Ford engineers … Continue reading

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