10 Older Vehicles We’re NOT in Love With

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10 Older Vehicles We’re NOT in Love With
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A few weeks ago we published a Top 10 list focusing on some of our favorite in-production vehicles that are getting on in years. In spite of their geriatric status these cars and trucks are aging gracefully, still capable of plastering a big ol’ grin across the lower portion of your face. Continue Reading...

Top 10 New Vehicles with the Worst Value

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Top 10 New Vehicles with the Worst Value
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An attractive price tag doesn’t always mean you’re getting a good deal for your money. That’s especially the case when you’re shopping for a car and you have to take into account its depreciation, cost of maintenance and even how much it’ll run you each time you have to fill up the gas tank. Because… Continue Reading...

Top 10 Least Reliable New Cars: The 2013 Edition

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Top 10 Least Reliable New Cars: The 2013 Edition
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If you’re shopping for a new car and reliability is at the top of your list of priorities, you might want to avoid the following vehicles found on this top 10 list. Based on Consumer Reports‘ reliability studies and surveys, these are the top 10 least reliable new cars on the market right now with the… Continue Reading...

Ford’s EcoBoost Police Interceptors Outrun Competition

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Ford’s EcoBoost Police Interceptors Outrun Competition
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Strong acceleration is important, it’s useful when merging onto a crowded expressway or towing a heavy trailer through the mountains. Speed is especially important for police vehicles as it gives law enforcement officers the power to take down bad guys. But who has the fastest cop car? Continue Reading...

Ford Taurus, Explorer and Lincoln MKS Recalled for Fuel Tank Issue

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Ford Taurus, Explorer and Lincoln MKS Recalled for Fuel Tank Issue
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Ford has issued a recall for 2012 model year Taurus and Lincoln MKS models along with the 2013 model year Explorer for a fuel tank issue. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Land Yachts Under $100,000

Top 10 Land Yachts Under $100,000
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Large and in charge. Big is beautiful. Size matters. Yes, there are endless clichés to support the notion that the bigger something is, the better it is. In the automotive kingdom, some vehicles not only adhere to this philosophy, but redefine it. We aren’t talking the puny realm of offerings like the Honda Accord, Toyota… Continue Reading...

Top 10 Large Sedans With the Greatest Range

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Top 10 Large Sedans With the Greatest Range
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There’s something magical about going on a road trip. Whether it’s the allure of visiting a far-flung destination or just the call of the highway, piling into a car and eating up miles satiates mankind’s wanderlust. Of course some vehicles are better for long-distance drives than others. A quiet interior, comfortable seats and smooth ride… Continue Reading...

Top 10 Large Sedans With The Biggest Trunks

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Top 10 Large Sedans With The Biggest Trunks
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America is the land of the free and the home of large sedans. With miles and miles of miles and miles, drivers don’t have to contend with congested urban parking or dreadful highway traffic like their European counterparts. We’re free to relax and stretch our legs clear across the continent if we so desire. U.S…. Continue Reading...

Ford Taurus, Mercury Sable Under NHTSA Investigation

Ford Taurus, Mercury Sable Under NHTSA Investigation
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NHTSA’s Office of Defects Investigation reports receiving 50 complaints pertaining to a stuck throttle in model year 2000 through 2003 Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable vehicles, and is now launching an investigation into the scope of the issue.  Continue Reading...

2013 Ford Taurus, Explorer, Lincoln MKS Earn Five-Star NHTSA Rating

2013 Ford Taurus, Explorer, Lincoln MKS Earn Five-Star NHTSA Rating
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) awarded a five-star crash test rating to three Ford vehicles today: the Taurus, Explorer and Lincoln MKS. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Cheapest Vehicles to Insure for Teens

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Top 10 Cheapest Vehicles to Insure for Teens
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Insurance isn’t kind to teenage drivers. Rates are usually double the price of experienced drivers. Luckily CarInsure.com has provided a list of the top 10 best vehicles to insure for teenagers.  The rates are calculated based on a Washington family: a married couple driving a 2011 Honda Accord and a 2009 Chevrolet Traverse, with a clean… Continue Reading...

NHTSA Expands Ford Sticky Throttle Investigation to 1.92 Million Cars

NHTSA Expands Ford Sticky Throttle Investigation to 1.92 Million Cars
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NHTSA announced today that it is increasing the number of Ford vehicles under investigation for sticking throttle issues to 1.92 million automobiles. Previously, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration initially announced an investigation into 360,000 Ford Taurus’ built from 2005 to 2006. Now NHTSA has expanded its inquiry to include all Ford Taurus’ and Mercury Sables (same… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Impala’s Demise Marks End Of Six Passenger Sedans

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Chevrolet Impala’s Demise Marks End Of Six Passenger Sedans
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It might come as a surprise to some that it’s possible to purchase a six-passenger sedan, but in previous decades, large sedans with front bench seats and space for an extra passenger in the middle were mainstays of the American automotive landscape. While cars like the Ford Taurus and Mercury Grand Marquis were once available… Continue Reading...

2013 Ford Taurus Restyling Shows Design Future for Falcon, Mondeo

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2013 Ford Taurus Restyling Shows Design Future for Falcon, Mondeo
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So the new Ford Taurus was only introduced last year. Why, then, did Ford refresh it for 2013 at the New York Auto Show—why go through all that effort now? Because, according to Ford head design honcho J Mays, the new front end is supposed to showcase Ford’s new global look, and the Mondeo and… Continue Reading...

New York 2011: 2013 Ford Taurus Revealed

New York 2011: 2013 Ford Taurus Revealed
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The 2013 Ford Taurus was a bit of a surprise for car fans, since the mid-cycle upgrade came early for the barely 3 year old car. Unveiled at the 2011 New York Auto Show, the new Taurus features a host of fairly substantial mechanical upgrades. First on the list is a 2.0L Ecoboost 4-cylinder engine option, good… Continue Reading...

Ford To Cut Back On Red And Black Paint Due To Supply Shortage

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Ford To Cut Back On Red And Black Paint Due To Supply Shortage
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Ford is asking dealers to curtail orders of three shades of red paint, and one hue called “Tuxedo Black” due to difficulties sourcing metallic elements needed for the paint. The element, which is produced by a Japanese supplier, is unable to be produced to due damage resulting from the natural disasters that occurred in the… Continue Reading...

New Ford MyKey Feature Lets Parent Block Explicit Satellite Radio Content

New Ford MyKey Feature Lets Parent Block Explicit Satellite Radio Content
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We bet that you wish you could be in the car whenever your teenager takes it out for a spin. Sure, you trust them, but you would feel better if you could make sure they weren’t going too fast or you could turn the radio dial when Howard Stern comes on. Thanks to Ford’s enhanced… Continue Reading...

I Could Have Had A V8…Or Not. Ford Says Ecoboost A Hit.

I Could Have Had A V8…Or Not. Ford Says Ecoboost A Hit.
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The 2011 Ford Mustang V6 makes as much power as the 2005-2009 V8 version did, proving that six-cylinder technology is no longer for the runts of the Mustang litter. Add a couple turbochargers and direct-injection, and you get Ford’s wonderful EcoBoost motor, which has all the power you could ever want from a big V8,… Continue Reading...

Ford Posts $2.1 Billion Profit

Ford Posts $2.1 Billion Profit
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Ford posted a $2.1 billion profit for this quarter, beating market expectations by a full year despite a lull in the new vehicle market. Ford has undergone a series of cost-cutting measures, including plant closures and layoffs, but has also introduced a torrent of new product in nearly every segment. Ford hasn’t earned $2 billion… Continue Reading...

Report: 2010 Canadian Car of the Year Nominees Announced

Report: 2010 Canadian Car of the Year Nominees Announced
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The Automotive Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) has just announced the list of nominees for Canadian Car of the Year and Canadian Utility Vehicle of the year. This list is made up of the winners from each of the 12 categories and includes the Mazda3, Mazda3 Sport, Volkswagen Golf Wagon TDI, Ford Taurus, BMW 335d,… Continue Reading...

2010 North American Car & Truck of the Year Nominees Announced

2010 North American Car & Truck of the Year Nominees Announced
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We still have more than half of 2009 to go and already the list of 2010 North American Car & Truck of the Year nominees have been picked. That’s because the list is essentially a list of every new model for 2010. Nominated for car of the year are: the Audi S4, BMW Z4, BMW… Continue Reading...
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