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All-new Ford GT

A picture is worth a thousand words. Here are ten thousand words worth of beauty: Go ahead, try to find something about this car that isn’t perfect. On second thought, don’t. It would just be a waste of time. This is the latest generation of the Ford GT supercar. Here are the most important things […]

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Ford recalls 465k vehicles

This may not be the mother of all recalls, but it’s huge nonetheless. Ford issued a massive 465,000 vehicle recall. They have received over 600 complaints about fuel leaks. Accordingly, the recall is to address the risk of fire. There have been no reports of actual fires yet, though. The affected vehicles 2013 Taurus 2013 […]

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2013 Ford Fusion Energi gets 100 MPGe rating

The EPA put one of it’s funny MPGe ratings on the 2013 Fusion Energi. That’s when the EPA tries to assign a miles per gallon equivalent rating to an electric car. Silly, I know. In any case, the Fusion Energi managed to score a whopping 100 MPGe. Technically, it’s 108 MPGe in the city and […]

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Ford Recalls 2013 Fusion, Escape

Owners of a 2013 Fusion or Escape with the 1.6 liter engine should stop driving their vehicles immediately. According to the Ford press release: Meanwhile, Ford is advising affected owners to contact a Ford dealer as soon as possible for alternative transportation at no cost to the customer; U.S. owners also may call 866-436-7332 and […]

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The Boss is dead

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Long live the Boss. That would be my call, if I were in charge of things at Ford these days. The modern day Boss 302 does the legendary name justice, and is quite possibly the best Mustang you can buy today. Well, that will be true for a few more months, anyway. The 2014 Mustang […]

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2013 Ford Fusion EPA ratings

The 2013 Aston Martin, sorry, Ford Fusion finally has officially fuel economy ratings from the EPA. Since there’s a pile of engine and transmission combinations, there’s a pile of fuel economy ratings. Here we go: 2.5 liter I4 / six speed auto: 22 / 34 1.6 liter turbo I4 / six speed stick: 25 / […]

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2013 Shelby GT500 – Why?

Jack Baruth of TTAC, after hearing the news that the 2013 Shelby GT500 contains an astonishing 662 horses: If you want to experience six hundred and sixty-two horses pulling you down the streets of your hometown like a Apolloian chariot hitched to the sun itself, now’s the time. There won’t be much of a tomorrow. […]

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2012 Focus Electric Battery Pack

According to Green Car Reports, a battery pack for the 2012 Electric Focus costs between $12,000 and $15,000. Wow. Now you know why this little economy car will set you back a cool $40 grand. Well, the battery pack makes up a big chunk of the extra cost. I’m not sure how much more the […]

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