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Report: Ford and Lincoln yank 434,000 of their finest back for various recalls

Since 2010, Ford has recalled over 2,000,000 vehicles because of insufficient rust proofing, and, evidently the 2001-2004 Ford Escape is no exception to this rule; the Fusion, current generation Escape, C-MAX and Lincoln MKZ models are also getting pulled.  Ford recalled 385,700 Escapes, 349,000 of which are located in the US due to concerns that […]

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Report: 2016 Ford Taurus to be based on the Fusion

Maserati isn’t shy about sharing the same platform among many of their cars, so why should Ford be? The current Fusion uses Ford’s modular CD3 platform, which has been in evolved since its birth in the early 80s. Like GM’s 350 V8, the age of the basic design is all that remains in the current […]

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2014 Ford EcoBoost Four Cylinder

Ford unveils new 1.5L EcoBoost four-banger, to first see duty in China-spec Ford Mondeo and then our 2014 Fusion

Following some rumors that Ford will finally be introducing its three-cylinder alternative for its lineup in the coming years. But that rumor apparently can now be put to rest as Ford has officially announced its new EcoBoost engine, though it’s not a three-, but a four-cylinder engine. The new four-banger is rated to displace 1.5L […]

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2013 Consumer Reports Fuel Economy Criticism Turbo Engines

Video: Consumer Reports shuns small turbo engines for misrepresented fuel economy ratings

Automobile manufacturers have been heavily resorting to exhaust-driven forced induction, also known as turbochargers, as ways to boost fuel economy while maintaining and even boosting power. Not only are they quite fun in a performance aspect, in theory, they boost fuel economy while maintaining or increasing power because turbochargers are not always running at full […]

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2013 Ford Fusion receives top vehicle safety rating by NHTSA

Ford has recently celebrated a safety milestone by receiving a top vehicle safety rating for the new 2013 Ford Fusion and Fusion Hybrid by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Check out more news on the Ford Fusion. “The Fusion and Fusion Hybrid exemplify the new face of Ford vehicles and demonstrate Ford’s commitment to safety […]

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Ford Fusion Energi can travel 620 miles in total, 21 miles in EV mode

Earlier this month, FoMoCo announced that its new plug-in hybrid version of the Fusion sedan, the Ford Fusion Energi, achieved an EPA rating of 108 MPGe. Now that doesn’t really mean much to the average buyer besides that that figure is higher than a fully gasoline powered car with an ‘e’ at the end of […]

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2013 Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid gets EPA-rating of 108 MPGe

While Ford is still under some scrutiny for fuel-economy ratings on the Ford Fusion Hybrid and the Ford C-MAX Hybrid, the company has decided to drop the EPA-rating on the Ford Fusion Energi Plug-in Hybrid. Rating for the Fusion plug-in hybrid is rated up to 108 MPGe, making it America’s most fuel-efficient sedan. Check out […]

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Ford C-MAX 47 MPG

Ford hit with lawsuit over C-MAX Hybrid and Fusion Hybrid fuel-economy claims

While the Ford C-MAX Hybrid may be the fastest selling hybrid ever at launch, FoMoCo is facing a federal lawsuit that contends the C-MAX and Fusion hybrids false fuel-economy claims. Check out more news on the Ford Fusion. Ford says that the 2013 C-MAX Hybrid and the Fusion Hybrid are rated at 47/47 mpg (city/highway) and […]

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Report: Ford talking to EPA on hybrid mileage tests

Following Consumer Reports claim that the Ford C-MAX Hybrid and the Ford Fusion Hybrid both fall short of their fuel-economy claims, the EPA said that it will review the publications claims on the new Ford models. Check out more news on the Ford Fusion. Ford has now said that it is talking to the EPA on […]

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EPA to review Ford Fusion, C-MAX hybrids fuel-economy claims

Last week, Consumer Reports released a statement saying that the Ford C-MAX and the Ford Fusion Hybrid both fall short by 20 percent of their fuel-economy claims. The Environmental Protection Agency released a statement over the weekend saying that it will review claims that two new Ford Motor Co. vehicles aren’t getting the advertised 47 […]

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