Archive for April, 2009

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Ford Fusion 1000 mile challenge over…

April 30, 2009

FUSION HYBRID AVERAGES 81.5 MPG, SETS WORLD RECORD WITH 1,445 MILES ON SINGLE TANK OF GAS!

Fusion Hybrid Challenge Celebration
* Drivers trained in mileage-maximizing techniques achieve 1,445 miles on a single tank of gas in a 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid – averaging 81.5 mpg in Washington, D.C. – and set world record for gasoline-powered, midsize sedan
* The Fusion Hybrid 1,000-Mile Challenge proves that fuel-efficient driving techniques can nearly double a vehicle’s EPA-rated fuel economy
* The demonstration of the Fusion Hybrid’s ultra high-mileage potential also raised more than $8,000 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Read the rest of this entry ?

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Ford Fusion makes 1000 miles on 2/3 of tank. Ford pushing on…

April 29, 2009

ONE THOUSAND MILES AND COUNTING: FUSION HYBRID BREAKS 1,000 MILES ON SINGLE TANK, PRESSES ON

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F-150 Raptor R to start at $38,995!!!

April 19, 2009

Source: PickUpTrucks.com – All prices U.S

Let a thousand Raptors bloom! Ford shared pricing for the 2010 F-150 SVT Raptor during last night’s drivers prep meeting at the “Terrible’s 250 at Primm” off-road race.

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It’s holidays time…

April 10, 2009

Dear Ford News Blog readers,

I am informing you that from today till the 18th April 2009 there will be no updates for FNB as the family and myself are going on holidays (yay!!!). But in the meantime, you can read Autoblog for all your Ford news.

Sorry for any inconveniences

Go the blue team!

Ben

PS: Make sure you comeback after the 18th!!! 😉

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Ford bids $9bill debt goodbye…

April 7, 2009

Ford have announced today that from their outstanding debt of $25.8bill at the end of last year, they have reduced it by a whopping $9.9bill!!! Press release after the jump…

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New 2011 Focus renderings…

April 5, 2009

Source: Auto Express

Meet the most desirable family car ever! This striking machine is about to rewrite the hatchback rulebook, with a stunning combination of head-turning looks, driver appeal and up-to-the-minute technology. Say hello to Ford’s next-generation Focus.

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Ford shows off EcoBosst against rivals…

April 4, 2009

Source: Autoblog

Last year at the Detroit Auto Show, Ford announced its intention to introduce a lineup of EcoBoost engines as a cost-effective means of getting a significant improvement in fuel efficiency.

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Ford unveils limited edition ‘X Road’ Focus wagon…

April 2, 2009

Read about Ford (Europe)’s limited edition Focus ‘X Road’ wagon after the jump…

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Ford Fiesta RS finally killed…

April 1, 2009

Source: Autoblog

The Ford Fiesta RS has been canceled before – back in 2005 – and yet the rambunctious little hatchback lived to tell the story. Rumor has it that the hottest Fiesta has been canceled again, but these being changed times (and coming on the heels of news that the factory-tuned Fiesta ST has been canceled) it will be much more difficult for the even hotter RS to play the resurrection game.

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Ford’s Advantage Plan guarantees job loss protection for new car loans…

April 1, 2009

FORD INTRODUCES BEST-IN-INDUSTRY PLAN TO IMPROVE CONSUMER CONFIDENCE & TO JUMP-START VEHICLE SALES

* Ford leads the industry in boosting consumer confidence with the new Ford Advantage Plan
* Ford will cover payments for up to 12 months on any new Ford, Lincoln or Mercury vehicle if customers lose their jobs
* 0 percent financing is also offered through Ford Motor Credit on select Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles
* Ford also is working with its dealers to introduce a local charity support program Read the rest of this entry ?