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 |  Mar 22 2013, 5:01 PM

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Ford is rolling four key vehicle segments – subcompact, compact, small utility vehicles, and midsize sedans – into one, naming it the super segment.

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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…

How Technology Makes You a Better Driver, and a Safer Driver Too

Driving a Ford Explorer Sideways has Never Been So Educational

 |  Mar 07 2013, 1:45 PM

“First thing I do when I get in my car is turn off the stability control and traction control”.

Many of us have heard someone, at some point, utter this. Or maybe we ourselves are the guilty party. When asked why it was turned it off, the typical response is along the lines of “’cause I’m a real driver,” or, “it gets in the way of driving”.

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 |  Feb 21 2013, 3:31 PM

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has approved the Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid for its carpool lane access program, helping the American automaker join Toyota at the top of the list with the most 2013 vehicles qualified for the HOV lane decal.

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 |  Feb 16 2013, 10:01 AM

Rule changes for the 2013 NASCAR season have allowed automakers to make their race cars more closely resemble their factory production counterparts as we’ve seen with the new Ford NASCAR Fusion.

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 |  Jan 30 2013, 8:31 AM

While achieving an all-time monthly sales record in December with 3,244 Fusion Hybrids sold, Ford is expected to shatter that number in January with a projected 5,500 units sold.

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 |  Jan 23 2013, 9:00 AM

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has just awarded a five-star score to the Ford Fusion and Fusion Hybrid as part of its New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) testing.

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 |  Jan 08 2013, 8:31 AM

With the V8 engine is losing its foothold, it seems like the V6 engine may suffer the same fate.

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 |  Jan 03 2013, 8:31 AM

After several announcements of various models that were awarded the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s “Top Safety Pick Plus” rating, the IIHS has released its full list of its safest cars for 2013.

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 |  Dec 28 2012, 9:33 PM

The 2013 Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid has now earned the honor of being America’s most fuel-efficient sedan with its EPA-estimated 108 MPGe city rating, besting the Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid by 5 MPGe.

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 |  Dec 17 2012, 11:21 AM

A couple of years ago, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration opened a probe on the Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan for the possibility of unintended acceleration due to unsecured or stacked floor mats.

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 |  Dec 15 2012, 5:06 PM

Ford is currently under fire for mileage claims on the Fusion and C-MAX Hybrid models, but the automaker is standing firm by its claims.

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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 30 2012, 9:45 AM

Ford is projecting that its hybrid sales in the month of November will be its best yet, with over 6,000 hybrid vehicles sold – besting its previous 5,353 record in July 2009.

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 |  Nov 21 2012, 10:31 AM

When the plug-in hybrid version of Ford’s Fusion hits dealerships, it will do so with a $39,495 base price tag, before tax credits and delivery charges.

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 |  Nov 20 2012, 11:32 AM

Ford is looking to hit all markets strong with its new midsize Fusion sedan, launching a new advertising campaign targeting the Africa American community.

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 |  Nov 15 2012, 6:02 PM

The 2013 Ford Fusion NASCAR pace car, which will be given away to a lucky fan, will be driven by Kid Rock at the Ford EcoBoost 400, taking place at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

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 |  Nov 08 2012, 12:37 PM

Five fuel efficient cars are vying for the “Green Car of the Year” award, which will be announced in only a few weeks during the L.A. Auto Show.

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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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 |  Nov 02 2012, 2:30 PM

The all-new Ford Fusion is the American automaker’s newest competitor in the midsize sedan market, and Ford will be kicking off its marketing campaign for the car with three new television commercials.

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 |  Oct 31 2012, 12:55 PM

The all-new Ford Fusion proves that sedans don’t have to be boring, and the American automaker took it up a notch with four custom Fusions at the 2012 SEMA Show.

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 |  Oct 10 2012, 9:36 PM

As the 2012 SEMA Show nears, automakers are now releasing what we can expect at this year’s aftermarket expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. This year, Ford will be showing off its new Fusion with four customized vehicles built by tuners all across America.

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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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 |  Sep 24 2012, 9:37 AM

When the 2013 Ford Fusion was first introduced, the American automaker stressed that it’d focus on quality first and sales records second. But Ford’s not fooling anyone into believing that it doesn’t have its sights set on toppling the elusive Toyota Camry for the top sales position.

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