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Mercury, an automobile marque of the Ford Motor Company, was founded in 1939 by Henry Ford's son, Edsel. The goal was to produce entry-level-luxury cars slotted between Ford-branded regular models and Lincoln-branded luxury vehicles. Mercury was its own division at until 1945 when it was moved into the Lincoln-Mercury Division. Ford's hope was that the brand would be known as a "junior Lincoln", rather than an upmarket Ford.

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2009 Mercury Mariner

2009 Mercury Mariner

As environmental concerns heated up, but before the market crashed, Ford was already producing and improving down-sized SUVs like the Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner, which offer a fiscally- and more environmentally-responsible alternative to gas hungry behemoths.

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Top 10 Recently Extinct Car Brands Millennials Probably Wont Remember

Top 10 Recently Extinct Car Brands Millennials Probably Wont Remember
Everybody loves talking about millennials but nobody does anything about them. Roughly speaking this demographic encompasses young – and not-so-young – folks born in the early 1980s to about 2000. With birth years spanning two decades this is a huge group of very diverse people. As an increasingly popular storyline goes, we love our smartphones... more

Ford Recalls 370,000 Panther Sedans

Ford Recalls 370,000 Panther Sedans
Ford is recalling about 370,000 of its Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis and Lincoln Town Car full-size sedans. Affected models range from the 2005 to 2011 model years and include 355,000 sold in the U.S. and 15,000 in Canada. Ford is recalling them because the lower intermediate steering shaft could corrode and cause a loss... more

Ford Taurus, Mercury Sable Recalled for Sticky Throttles

Ford Taurus, Mercury Sable Recalled for Sticky Throttles
Ford issued a recall today for nearly 468,000 Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable vehicles from the 2000 through 2003 model years. Last fall, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) opened a probe on those vehicles after receiving 100 complaints about the throttles on the Taurus and Sable vehicles equipped with a 3.0-liter, Duratec V6 engine.... more

Ford, Mercury Vans Under NHTSA Watch for Rust Issues

Ford, Mercury Vans Under NHTSA Watch for Rust Issues
Roughly 100,000 Ford and Mercury minivans might be added to a recall announced earlier this year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSTA) is watching vehicles sold outside states included in the initial recall. The campaign targeted about 230,000 Ford Freestar and Mercury Monterey North American minivans in March because rust in the wheel wells can let... more

Top Ten Least Imaginative Car Names

Top Ten Least Imaginative Car Names
What’s the most important step a manufacturer undertakes when creating a new car? Building a great chassis? Getting the interior ergonomics right? Providing the perfect drivetrain to complement the new product? Nope. All wrong. The really, really important factor for any new car is getting the name right. All joking aside, a vehicle’s name is... more

NHTSA Clears Ford SUVs Suspected of Roll Away Issues

NHTSA Clears Ford SUVs Suspected of Roll Away Issues
Over 1.5 million Ford SUVs have been cleared in a government probe that examined allegations they were at risk of rolling away. The four-year probe by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) looked into the 2002-2005 Ford Explorer, 2002-2005 Mercury Mountaineer, and the 2003-2005 Lincoln Aviator after 180 complaints were received by NHTSA. No... more