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Ford’s 2012 U.S. sales top 2 million

FoMoCo has announced that its sales topped 2 million in the United States in 2012 – making it the only automotive brand in America to do so last year. Ford also said that its Focus is on track to become the best-selling global name plate, while the Fiesta subcompact is not too far behind. Globally, […]

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2013 Ford Focus picks up 5-star safety rating from NHTSA

The 2013 Ford Focus has received a top safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Ford’s compact Focus earned a 5-star Overall Vehicle Score in NHTSA’s New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) testing, which now includes a vehicle’s performance in frontal and side-impact crash tests and a resistance to rollover evaluation. Check out […]

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Ford Focus ST Police Car Interior

Ford Focus ST Police Car is only for the UK

The all-new Ford Focus ST hatch has already picked up some screen time starring in a UK crime thriller called The Sweeney. It appears twice in the movie, as an unmarked detective car and also decked out in full law enforcement livery. Check out more news on the Ford Focus ST. Ford Special Vehicle Preparations […]

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Ken Block and Vaughn Gittin, Jr. play with the Ford Focus ST, VW GTI

Video: Ken Block and Vaughn Gittin, Jr. play with the Ford Focus ST, VW GTI

What happens when you give two of the best drifters in the world, Ken Block and Vaughn Gittin, Jr., two of the sportiest hatchbacks in the world? Ford decided to find out by bringing both drivers to an abandoned neighborhood and handing them the keys to a new Ford Focus ST and the Volkswagen GTI. […]

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SEMA 2012 Focus ST 5

It was inevitable: Ford preparing five modified Focus ST models for 2012 SEMA

A set of five Ford Focus ST hatches have been prepared by different teams for the upcoming 2012 SEMA show to join the four 2013 Fusion concepts already ready to go. First up is Steeda’s take on the model, which is said to offer up better handling and performance in a more aggressive styling package. […]

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Ford Focus RS500

Report: Next Ford Focus RS to make 350-hp from 2.3 liter EcoBoost engine

Ford may be bringing its Focus RS model to the U.S. for the first time, according to Team RS European performance division team engineering manager Len Urwin. Talking with PistonHeads, Urwin says that British engineering company GKN will probably craft the new RS’s active front limited slip differential. It may also come with a 2.0-liter […]

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Ford Carbon Fiber Hood Concept Close up

Ford creates prototype carbon-fiber hood that will increase fuel-economy

FoMoCo has created a prototype carbon fiber bonnet that the company says will help reduce weight and increase fuel-economy for its customers. The carbon fibre reinforced plastic Ford Focus bonnet was displayed at the Composites Europe event in Dusseldorf, Germany. The part is made from “super-strong material” that you find in bespoke racing vehicles or […]

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Ford Focus ST

Ford Focus ST’s Sound Symposer amplifies engine sound in the cabin (w/ Video)

Ford’s new Focus ST is turning out to be quite the performance hatchback. Ford says that its engineers developed something called a Sound Symposer, which is capable of amplifying the sound produced by the engine. The system features a pipe on the dashboard panel that leaks sound into the cabin so it can be easily […]

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2012 Ford Focus

Ford produces its 350 millionth vehicle, Focus becomes best-selling nameplate in the world

FoMoCo announced today that it has built its 350 millionth vehicle, a new 2012 Ford Focus. The 350 millionth vehicle rolled of the line at Ford’s newest global manufacturing facility located in Rayong, Thailand. Check out more news on the Ford Focus. “Producing 350 million vehicles is equivalent to producing one vehicle every 10 seconds […]

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2013 Ford Focus ST Hide and Seek

Video: 2013 Ford Focus ST plays hide and seek with MazdaSpeed3, Honda Civic Si

In the second episode of Focus ST Sessions, FoMoCo’s new sporty hatchback plays hide and seek with the Honda Civic Si and Mazdaspeed3 in an abandoned warehouse lot. Check out the Top 10 things you need to know about the Ford Focus ST. Check out the episode after the jump. Refresher: Power for the 2013 Ford […]

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