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 |  Jul 15 2014, 10:44 AM

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The new 2015 Ford Fusion is getting a small price increase over the 2014 model, and now starts at $23,225 including destination. 

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 |  Jul 10 2014, 4:15 PM

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The 2015 Ford Fusion has been revealed with a few packaging changes. 

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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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 |  May 20 2014, 5:22 PM

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Self-driving vehicles are creeping toward public adoption at a not-so-slow pace and the California DMV just announced rules that bring them closer to the mass market.

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 |  Mar 14 2014, 1:31 PM

Ask AutoGuide No. 39


Ask AutoGuide No. 39

Midsize sedans represent a massive slice of the automotive pie. These four-door cars almost single handedly (or wheely?) form the backbone of America’s personal transportation network, shuttling people practically everywhere they need and want to go. Yeah, they’re kind of a big deal, and as a salute to these hard-working automobiles they’re the subject of this week’s installment of Ask AutoGuide.

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 |  Jan 02 2014, 8:32 AM

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Ford’s latest concept car wants to literally go off the grid and it’s using solar panels to do so. 

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 |  Oct 09 2013, 12:02 PM

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Replacing its 1.6-liter EcoBoost in the Fusion, Ford is offering a slightly smaller 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine for the 2014 model year. 

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 |  Aug 26 2013, 5:01 PM

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Can the Ford Fusion become America’s best-selling car? The American automaker sure thinks so.

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 |  Aug 13 2013, 6:32 PM

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Ford has expanded the availability of its rear inflatable safety belt feature, adding it onto the 2014 Fusion and making it the only vehicle in its class to offer the technology.

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 |  Jul 16 2013, 6:02 PM

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Ford acknowledged today that its hybrid fuel economy claims are unrealistic for real-world driving. 

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 |  Jun 23 2013, 12:01 PM

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Each week, we recap the most popular videos from AutoGuide‘s YouTube channel just in case all seven days passed you by and you missed out. This week, AutoGuide fans are shopping for their newest sports car, with plenty of viewers seeing how the Ford Mustang Boss 302 stacks up against the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR.

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 |  Jun 07 2013, 10:03 AM

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The Ford Fusion is gaining a new 1.5-liter engine for the 2014 model year, and the brand has just released preliminary specifications on the new motor. 

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 |  May 12 2013, 1:58 PM

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Each week, we recap the most popular videos from AutoGuide‘s YouTube channel just in case all seven days passed you by and you missed out. This week, AutoGuide travelled out to Texas to check out and review the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado.

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 |  May 07 2013, 10:32 AM

Ford Unveils New Brand Direction For Lincoln

There comes a time when apologizing isn’t enough, and for Ford that time is now.

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 |  Apr 11 2013, 5:05 PM

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Starting with the 2014 model year, the Ford Fusion mid-size sedan will come with six powertrain options now that a 1.5-liter EcoBoost engine is being added.

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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 08 2013, 1:05 PM

“Ask AutoGuide!” is our newest feature. It debuted last week to copious fanfare and considerable tweeting. Its premiere was the internet equivalent of a ticker-tape parade but without the high-school ribbon dancers and mess of confetti.

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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 25 2013, 6:15 PM

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) opened an investigation on February 21 that affects almost 725,000 vehicles from Ford and Mercury.

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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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 |  Feb 05 2013, 7:32 PM

By spring, Ford will have more than 900 dealers certified to sell its plug-in vehicles, or about a third of the American automaker’s dealers.

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 |  Jan 17 2013, 12:45 PM

The Ford Fusion Energi is the plug-in hybrid variant of the brand’s newest midsize sedan and the EPA has just announced a total range of 620 miles, and an all-electric range of 21 miles.

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 |  Dec 14 2012, 4:02 PM

Unintended acceleration is an ugly phrase to throw around in the automotive world after the scandal that involved Toyota in 2009 and 2010.

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 |  Dec 06 2012, 3:23 PM

Two of Ford’s new fuel-sippers, as they’re touted, failed to meet the automaker’s claimed mpg ratings during Consumer Reports’ tests.

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