Monthly Archives: March 2012

Ford diesel to reduce customer fleet costs

http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20120328/AUTO0102/203280337/1121/auto0101/Ford-diesel-to-reduce-customer-fleet-costs BY JACLYN TROP A new diesel engine for Ford Motor Co.’s Transit van will help fleet customers cut costs by boosting fuel economy at least 25 percent compared with Ford’s E-Series vans, the company said Tuesday. The diesel will … Continue reading

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Ford’s Fuel-Saving Innovations Spur More Jobs, New Facilities, Electrified Vehicles, More Customer Choice

http://www.sacbee.com/2012/03/27/4371622/fords-fuel-saving-innovations.html By Ford Motor Company DEARBORN, Mich., March 28, 2012 –/PRNewswire/ —  Ford doubles size of vehicle development teams focused on fuel-saving technologies globally versus five years ago; dozens of additional engineers to be hired this year  Ford … Continue reading

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2013 Ford Taurus SHO review

http://cars.about.com/od/ford/fr/2013-Ford-Taurus-Sho-Review.htm By Aaron Gold, About.com Guide I am probably not the best person to review the 2013 Ford Taurus SHO. Yeah, yeah, I know — as a reviewer I’m supposed to remain objective and unbiased, but I just can’t help … Continue reading

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Small SUV ready for prime time, Ford says

http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20120324/AUTO0102/203240328/1148/auto01/Small-SUV-ready-prime-time-Ford-says TV’s ‘Escape Routes’ rides into new territory to launch vehicle BY JACLYN TROP Ford Motor Co. will break ground in advertising next week when it becomes the first automaker to launch a vehicle through prime time television. “Escape Routes,” … Continue reading

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Ford Econoline’s replacement begins to show

http://www.themustangnews.com/content/2012/03/ford-econolines-replacement-begins-to-show/ By Sam Haymart   Ford is showing off its next generation Ford Transit van based Tourneo Custom in Europe. This new passenger van aimed at consumers across the pond gives us the first look at what the replacement for our … Continue reading

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2013 Ford Fiesta ST Two-Door Confirmed for Production

http://www.automobilemag.com/features/news/1203_2013_ford_fiesta_st_production_model_comes_to_geneva/index.html By Jake Holmes The Ford Fiesta ST concept was first shown at last year’s Frankfurt Motor Show (and again in four-door form at the L.A. show), teasing us with the promise of a go-fast hatchback that would slot below … Continue reading

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2013 Ford Mustang: First Drive

http://www.chicagotribune.com/classified/automotive/sns-2013-ford-mustang-first-drive-20120318,0,773661.story Kelsey Mays PORTLAND, Ore. — Last Thursday morning, Al Roker crooned about summerlike temperatures across the country: 82 degrees in Washington, D.C., 72 in Chicago, 67 in Minneapolis. NBC’s telecast then segued to the local forecast: Forties and rain on … Continue reading

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