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 |  Jun 03 2014, 5:55 PM

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Ford isn’t stopping with just its F-150 when it comes to saving weight.

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 |  Apr 09 2013, 8:18 AM

2014 Ford Fusion 3-cylinder

Looking to take back the fuel economy crown from the Nissan Altima, Ford will launch a 3-cylinder version of its Fusion mid-size sedan this year.

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 |  Mar 12 2013, 11:40 AM

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Families with 2013 Ford C-Max, Escape and Focus vehicles will be paying a visit to the nearest Ford service department as soon as possible, over a defective child safety door lock. Continue Reading…

 |  Feb 05 2013, 5:31 AM

Why would automakers like Honda and Toyota, known for their fuel efficient vehicles, not have already made the switch to smaller-displacement turbocharged engines? The answer, surprisingly, is fuel economy.

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 |  Dec 20 2012, 6:32 PM

The 2013 Ford Fusion was just awarded the new “Top Safety Pick Plus” rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

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 |  Dec 09 2012, 4:24 PM

Ford’s 47 mpg claims for its two new hybrid models have come into question and now the Environmental Protection Agency has announced it will review the automaker’s claims.

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 |  Dec 07 2012, 10:22 AM

Ford has issued yet another recall for the 2013 Fusion, this time for low-beam headlamps that lose brightness over time. 

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 |  Dec 01 2012, 12:01 PM

Ford is issuing a recall on its 2013 Escape and Fusion models equipped with the 1.6-liter engine for a possible fire hazard.

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 |  Nov 29 2012, 1:06 PM

The 2013 Ford Fusion was just named the “Green Car of the Year” today at the 2012 L.A. Auto Show. 

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 |  Nov 16 2012, 10:35 AM

Is your car or truck falling short of the fuel economy listed on its window sticker? According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), it’s your fault!

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 |  Nov 08 2012, 10:44 AM

The 2013 version of Ford’s midsize sedan, the Fusion, has just earned a top safety pick designation from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety. 

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 |  Oct 02 2012, 6:29 PM

Ford is now letting its customers choose between an all-wheel drive Fusion Titanium with a 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine or a Fusion Hybrid Titanium model for the same price.

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 |  Aug 30 2012, 12:28 PM

Last week the EPA released fuel economy numbers for the Ford Fusion Hybrid, and today the rest of the standard gasoline lineup for the Fusion has been rated, getting up to a 37 mpg highway rating. 

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 |  Aug 18 2012, 9:01 AM

It’s not even on sale yet but the buzz surrounding the all-new Ford Fusion is building. Interest in the stylish new family sedan is enough to make it one of the most popular new cars researched by car shoppers this week on AutoGuide.

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 |  Aug 11 2012, 9:01 AM

Looking to unseat the Toyota Camry from its position as the most popular car sold in America, the Nissan Altima tops this week’s list of the most popular new cars researched at AutoGuide.com

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 |  Aug 09 2012, 9:01 AM

Ford’s quality rankings have taken a significant hit as of late, due almost entirely to its push to be a leader in in-car technology. And that says Consumer Reports could seriously hurt the launch of the brand’s all-new 2013 Fusion mid-size sedan.

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 |  Aug 01 2012, 8:31 AM

Ford has launched a new online configurator for the 2013 Fusion, revealing that the next-gen mid-size sedan will start at $21,700.

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 |  Jul 07 2012, 9:01 AM

Shopping for a new car and curious what’s popular? There are the usual choices like the Toyota Camry and Honda Civic, but if you want to know what other car shoppers just like you are looking at we’ve compiled a list of the five most researched new cars on AutoGuide this week.

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 |  Jun 28 2012, 12:44 PM

You can’t buy it yet, but the all-new 2013 Ford Fusion is starting to seep into dealer inventory listings and because of that, we can confirm that you will be able to buy one as early as September 3.

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 |  Jun 12 2012, 3:45 PM

Earlier this year, Ford unveiled its 2013 NASCAR Fusion race car that looked very much like its production counterpart.

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 |  May 23 2012, 2:32 PM

Back in January, Ford unveiled its 2013 NASCAR Fusion entry, closely resembling the upcoming model with styling borrowed heavily from Aston Martin.

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 |  May 22 2012, 7:15 PM

Ford just released pricing information for its all-new 2013 Fusion sedan featuring drastically updated styling to look more like an Aston Martin than a its actual manufacturer.

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 |  May 01 2012, 10:32 AM

In an interesting marketing tactic, Ford‘s latest commercial uses an unusual scheme to get attention: it doesn’t mention the brand at all.

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 |  Apr 17 2012, 7:15 PM

With high oil prices upon us once again, automakers are looking to new sources of materials when it comes to vehicle component manufacture.

In Ford‘s case, we’ve seen developments like soybeans used in seat covers, recycled denim jeans for sound deadening, even wheat straw for plastic bins and Kenaf (a tropical, cotton derived plant) used for interior door panels.

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