Archive for July, 2009

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Ford getting more popular in the USA…

July 31, 2009

From Ford:

PRESS RELEASE:

Most Americans still have a much higher opinion of the one Big Three automaker who didn’t ask for a government bailout, while views of the two companies that did get bailed out continue to go down.

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Puma on the comeback…

July 27, 2009

Source: AutoExpress.co.uk

One of the most-loved Ford sports cars in history is making a comeback: it’s the return of the Puma! Hot on the heels of the hugely successful Fiesta, Auto Express can bring you news that a stunning coupé version is in the pipeline.
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High’s and Lows: Falcon to gain EcoBoost I4T, to stay RWD – Territory to get TDV6, Aussie Focus gets axe…

July 26, 2009

The following press release from Ford Australia outlines Ford’s clean, green and mean future – but at the expense of plans of the building of the Focus in Australia from 2011 being axed

Ford Falcon FG XR8

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Ford announces 2.0L, 4cyl EcoBoost + 6spd PowerShift DCT for 2010…

July 22, 2009

I just had a very long day at work, so I don’t feel like typing out a mile long essay on the latest in Ford news today. So, to make it easier, here is the article from Autoblog.com…

As reported earlier, Ford used its 2010 model year preview in Dearborn, Michigan to announce the next stage of the company’s EcoBoost strategy for North America. The new 2.0 litre EcoBoost four-cylinder will arrive in 2010, and along with the new engine, Ford will also debut its Powershift six-speed dual clutch gearbox next year. Hit the jump for the rest of the article…

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Fiesta to enter into the ESPN X Games…

July 3, 2009

FORD FIESTA TAKES ON ESPN’S X GAMES WITH ALL-STAR DRIVER LINEUP

* Ford Fiesta, which will makes its U.S. motorsport debut with the Olsbergs Motor Sport Evolution race team at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in mid-July, has added a second North American event heading to ESPN’s X Games 15 on Aug. 2.
* All-star Fiesta driver lineup includes Kenny Brack, Tanner Foust and Brian Deegan.
* Ford makes its X Games debut in the new Ford Fiesta; production version set to hit showrooms in 2010.

Ford Fiesta X Games

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