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Report: 2017 Ford Focus to incorporate more coupe-like profile

Word via Edmunds is that Ford will be making the new updated Focus with a more coupe-like profile for the redesign in the 2017 model year. Ford’s vice president of global product development apparently leaked the word, though Ford’s own Raj Nair declined to go into specifics. The 2017 Ford Focus is currently under development and will […]

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Video: ROUSH Performance officially announces re-entry into small car modifications, beginning with Ford Focus and Focus ST

The names Ford and ROUSH Performance go together like Mercedes-Benz and Brabus, with the former being known for a partnership that has often resulted in seriously upgraded Mustangs. ROUSH has performed upgrades to other Ford models as well. Though for some time, the tuner took a small hiatus to focus on their specialty, until recently. […]

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2013 Ford Escort Concept Front 3-4 Left

2013 Shanghai: The Ford Escort Concept provides China with a glimpse of what to expect for a new compact

Ford introduced a new concept for the masses interested in the compact segment in China—which would be the Ford Focus for us and the rest of the world. Their answer is the 2013 Ford Escort Concept, which tells a slightly interesting tale about China’s automobile market. Just by taking a look at it, you’d think […]

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Report: Next-gen Ford Focus to come by 2015, more performance vehicles to come

AutoCarUK reports that Ford is prepping to unveil the third-generation Ford Focus RS, which is pegged for a sale date of 2015. This confirmation apparently comes from inside sources. Additionally, thanks to the Asia’s strong and potential market and the “crucial” profit from the North American market, Ford’s global bosses have also reportedly said that […]

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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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2012 Car and Driver 10Best… and the winners are

CARandDRIVER has announced its 2012 CARandDRIVER 10Best winners for the year. “Over one week in September, and over a distance of more than 15,000 miles, our editors drove every new 2013 model under $80,000, as well as our returning winners, to bring you this year’s 10Best,” CARandDRIVER said – here’s the full list of winners. […]

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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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Consumer Reports Auto Reliability Survey: Ford falls sharply, Cadillac top brand in U.S.

Consumer Reports today revealed the details to its 2012 Annual Auto Reliability Survey and Ford Motor Co. is not going to be happy with the results. Consumer Reports says that a bunch of reliability issues has dropped the Ford brand to next to last among the 28 car brands ranked in Consumer Reports 2012 Annual […]

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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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