Ford has finally received the verdict from the U.S. EPA with the 2011 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX gaining class-leading mileage. Also, Ford has uploaded the new configurators for both vehicles which can be seen here for the Edge and here for the MKX…
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Ford began its MyFord Touch presentation with a simple question: “People line up for iPhones – why not cars?” What is it about certain pieces of technology that makes them a “must have”? And since the iPhone is really just a merger of two things we already have (a cell phone and PC), is it possible to blend something into a car that will get ’em lining up around the block? Quite obviously, Ford’s hoping the answer is yes.
Ford Australia has confirmed it is staying in the V8 business beyond the life of the current 5.4-litre Boss engine. And the favourite to take over from the ageing Boss is an aluminium double overhead cam 5.0-litre codenamed ‘Coyote’ that is currently under development in the USA with baseline outputs reported to be around 300kW and 540Nm.
Source: The Detroit News, by Bruce Hoffman
When Alan Mulally flew into town a little more than two years ago to take the top job at Ford Motor Co., many wondered what an aerospace executive from Seattle knew that Detroit’s best and brightest did not. Plenty, apparently.