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2012 Ford Focus Electric AT&T MyFord Mobile app hands-on

2012 Ford Focus Electric AT&T MyFord Mobile app hands-on

Today we had a chance to speak with a fellow named Dylan who was representing the Ford Motor Company and their soon to be released 2012 Ford Focus Electric car. Our first encounter included no less than an in-depth look at how the mobile application MyFord Mobile, made specifically for this vehicle, worked with and assisted the vehicle in real time. This may well be the first vehicle to ever be released and promoted with a free app to go with it - and it's not as absurd as that sentence makes it seem!

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New Ford Escape EPA rated for 33 mpg with 1.6L EcoBoost

New Ford Escape EPA rated for 33 mpg with 1.6L EcoBoost

Ford has announced the EPA handed down the fuel economy rating for the new Ford Escape with the 1.6-liter EcoBoost engine. The EcoBoost used in the Escape is a 1.6-liter twin turbo engine offering 2 miles per gallon more fuel efficiency than competing products such as the Honda CR-V and the Toyota RAV4 on the highway. The new Escape offers five mpg better fuel economy than the outgoing version of the small SUV.

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Ford tepid on electric trucks

Ford tepid on electric trucks

So far, we've seen a lot of electric cars from automakers around the world, but we haven't seen such a big uptake in the production of electric trucks. There are few electric trucks on the market, butmost are aimed at larger enterprise users rather than the general consumer. Ford CEO Alan Mulally has said that Ford intends to come to the electric truck market slowly.

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Is Fords EVOS concept the 2015 Mustang?

Is Fords EVOS concept the 2015 Mustang?

Of all the American muscle cars on the market today, the Mustang is the longest lived. The car has been in continuous production since it first rolled off the assembly line in 1964. There have been some notable design failures in the eyes of most Mustang enthusiasts such as the Mustang II. The Mustang faithful were expecting a redesigned car to debut in time for the 50th anniversary around 2015.

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Ford Focus recalled over wiper problems

Ford Focus recalled over wiper problems

There is an insane number of intricacies when it comes to building a car. Even something as seemingly innocuous as the windshield wipers need to be assembled perfectly or there could be reasons for concern. Case in point - the latest automobile recall that targets more than 140,000 Ford Focus cars on the market. It's a problem that lasted for more than a year before Ford realized it and fixed it.

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2013 Lincoln MKZ packs vast retractable roof

2013 Lincoln MKZ packs vast retractable roof

Ford has taken the wraps off of the 2013 Lincoln MKZ, the company's new midsize luxury sedan featuring a vast retractable panoramic roof and the latest iteration of SYNC with MyLincoln Touch. Markedly similar to the MKZ concept shown back in January, the 2013 MKZ pairs a choice of 2.0 four-cylinder, 3.7 V6 or 2.0 hybrid engines - with a choice of front- or all-wheel-drive - with Lincoln Drive Control ride balance, for what the company claims is the smoothest, most dynamic ride to-date.

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Ford unveils new twin turbo 2013 Explorer Sport

Ford unveils new twin turbo 2013 Explorer Sport

Yesterday Ford unveiled a new Explorer model that brings back the Sport nameplate. Years ago, the Explorer Sport could be had as a two-door version but this time out it appears the Sport is a four-door only. The big difference between the normal Explorer and the Explorer Sport is the engine. Ford is fitting the Sport model with a 3.5-liter V6 twin turbo EcoBoost power plant.

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Shelby 1000 to deliver up to 1100 American ponies

Shelby 1000 to deliver up to 1100 American ponies

If you have a 2012 Shelby GT 500 sitting around, and you want more power, you need to check out the newly announced Shelby 1000. The car will make its official debut at the New York International Auto Show, and Shelby American will start taking orders after that official debut. The car starts out as your standard 2012 Ford Shelby GT500 and then Carol Shelby takes the car up several notches.

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