Monthly Archives: January 2012

2011 Ford Explorer

http://autos.msn.com/research/vip/review.aspx?year=2011&make=Ford&model=Explorer&cp-documentid=1240573 By Staff of MSN Autos The Ford Explorer feels much bigger than it really is. Modern cars almost always have sightlines from the driver’s seat that hide the hood and provide expansive views of the road. But the Explorer … Continue reading

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Ford to crank up EcoBoost engine production

http://www.autoweek.com/article/20120126/CARNEWS/120129890 By: Ellen Mitchell Ford Motor Co. plans to offer EcoBoost engines in 11 vehicles in 2012, up from seven in 2011, and triple the production capacity of EcoBoost-equipped vehicles. Ford is betting big on its family of turbocharged EcoBoost … Continue reading

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Ford unveils 2013 Ford Fusion

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505245_162-57365885/ford-unveils-2013-ford-fusion/ (AP)  CONCORD, N.C. — Ford Motor Co. on Tuesday became the first manufacturer in NASCAR to unveil its 2013 car, rolling out a Fusion that closely resembles what fans can buy off the showroom floor. “The NASCAR Nation is … Continue reading

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Ford supplier opens Shepherdsville plant

http://www.bizjournals.com/louisville/news/2012/01/24/ford-supplier-opens-shepherdsville-plant.html Government and company officials were on hand Tuesday for the grand opening of Magna Seating of America Inc.’s new plant in Bullitt County. The 140,000-square-foot, nearly $20 million plant is at 165 Omicron Court in Shepherdsville, in the Cedar … Continue reading

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Ford reveals new Fusion NASCAR racer

http://content.usatoday.com/communities/driveon/post/2012/01/ford-fusion-nascar-stock-car-racing/1 By Chris Woodyard Ford says its next Fusion NASCAR is going to look more like the real thing. The car will get a new silhouette that’s more in the shape of the real car. At present, most of the … Continue reading

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Ford Explorer Leads SUVs, Trucks in a Comeback for 2011 Auto Sales

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jimhenry/2011/12/29/ford-explorer-leads-suvs-trucks-in-a-comeback-for-2011-auto-sales/ Jim Henry The redesigned Ford Explorer is back in the big time, after more than doubling U.S. sales this year and breaking back into the Top 20-selling models year to date, according to AutoData Corp. figures. Granted, Ford Explorer … Continue reading

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All-New Ford Escape Gives Drivers Quieter Ride Thanks in Part to Mirror That ‘Sees’ Sound

http://www.sacbee.com/2012/01/19/4199837/all-new-ford-escape-gives-drivers.html By Ford Motor Company DEARBORN, Mich., Jan. 19, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ — Ford reduces wind noise in all-new Ford Escape by using an elliptical acoustic mirror to measure noise This is the first use of this technology to test … Continue reading

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