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Detroit 2012: 2013 Lincoln MKZ Concept Surfaces…

January 10, 2012

Thought the all-new Fusion that was unveiled just yesterday had an impact, just get a go at this! Based on the same basic architecture (not just a different badge) as the new Fusion, this MKZ pre-production concept is the closest look yet at what the first all-new, ‘New Lincoln’ will look like, inside and out.

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Frankfurt 2011: Ford Focus ST-R Takes Off…

September 14, 2011

Ford has taken the covers off it’s new ‘turn-key’ racer, based on the new 2012 Focus ST, the Focus ST-R. Powered by the same 2.0 litre EcoBoost found in the road-going version, the ST-R will have a few more ponies to boot.

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Confirmed: Ford to Build 1.0L three-cylinder EcoBoost and 8 speed Transmission…

June 3, 2011

Ford’s VP of Global Product Development, Derrick Kuzak, has officially confirmed that Ford will put a small, powerful yet efficient 1.0 litre three-cylinder EcoBoost engine into production within the next 3 years.

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CES 2011: Ford Unveils Focus Electric…

January 9, 2011

Well, we’ve waited patiently and Ford has rewarded us with the unveiling of the 100% electric Ford Focus set to battle the Nissan Leaf and the Chevrolet Volt Hybrid at the 2011 Consumer Electrics Show in the U.S. Read on for more details…

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Ford Bringing Stop-Start to the Masses…

December 27, 2010

Ford have issued a press release announcing that by 2012 Ford’s ‘Auto Stop-Start’ technology (that automatically shuts down the engine from idle and turns back on when the brake is depressed) will become available to non-hybrid vehicles as well. Ford has said that on these ‘conventional’ vehicles with petrol drivetrains, city gains of up to 10% have been seen.

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FoMoCo Posts 6th Consecutive Quarterly Profit!!!

October 27, 2010

This time last year, Ford Motor Company announced a $997 million (USD) profit – which wasn’t too bead considering the economic times. This year, though, Ford have announced that in the 3rd quarter of this year, the company has earned a massive $1.7 billion – the highest takings since 1990!

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2011 Mondeo Officially Breaks Cover…

June 26, 2010

After revealing spy shots last month, Ford has unveiled some official photos of it’s updated Mondeo for the 2011 model year. New and refined powertrains, updated styling inside and out and a plethora of new technologies are the major headlines to come with the new MY11 Mondeo…

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