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2017 Ford Escape - On The Road To Stowe - Review By Steve Purdy

2017 Ford Escape - On The Road To Stowe - Review By Steve Purdy

2017 FORD ESCAPE TITANIUM AWD to Stowe, VT A Shunpiker’s Road Trip Review By Steve Purdy The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau When planning our upcoming road trip to Stowe, VT and the ski resort called Smuggler’s Notch, we thought about what vehicle might be ideal for the trip. Having been in the middle of reviewing a ... Continue reading

F-150 Dependability Award Underscores Built Ford Tough

F-150 Dependability Award Underscores Built Ford Tough

•F-150 builds on its renowned toughness as truck is recognized for top dependability among large light duty pickup pickups in the J.D. Power 2017 Vehicle Dependability Study •Truck shoppers prioritize F-150 quality above all other attributes, and consistently say it is a differentiator, according to internal Ford r ... Continue reading

2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid Titanium Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid Titanium Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid Titanium Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY RUSS Typically for a car in the middle of its product cycle, Ford’s popular Fusion gets a styling freshening this year. It’s so subtle that you may not notice, but given this generation of Fusion’s good looks, that’s g ... Continue reading

2017 J.D. Power (2014 Model Year) Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS)

2017 J.D. Power (2014 Model Year) Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS)

COSTA MESA, Calif.: 22 Feb. 2017 — While Lexus and Porsche nameplates lead the industry in vehicle dependability, owners of many high-volume vehicles are also rewarded with excellent long-term quality, according to the J.D. Power 2017 Vehicle Dependability StudySM (VDS), released today.The study, now in its 28th year ... Continue reading

When Is You Car More Than Your Car?

When Is You Car More Than Your Car?

YOUR CAR COULD BECOME VIRTUAL PERSONAL ASSISTANT -- AND EVEN KNOW WHEN YOU'VE HAD A BAD DAY AT THE OFFICE With nearly all new cars expected to offer voice recognition by 2022, future systems may evolve to interpret tone of voice, facial expressions Ford’s in-car connectivity system SYNC 3 already enables voice contro ... Continue reading

Claude Lelouch's Cult Classic Driving Film, Reimagined in 360 VR With the Ford Mustang +VIDEO

Claude Lelouch's Cult Classic Driving Film, Reimagined in 360 VR With the Ford Mustang +VIDEO

LONDON, February 21, 2017 -- It's said that the Ford Mustang has starred in more movies than any other car. Now GTB - Ford's creative agency - have created a real on-screen first for the legendary marque. ... Continue reading

Bees Inspire Lightweight, Strong Honeycomb Cargo Shelf in All-New Ford EcoSport SUV +VIDEO

Bees Inspire Lightweight, Strong Honeycomb Cargo Shelf in All-New Ford EcoSport SUV +VIDEO

Honeybees didn’t actually create the four-way parcel shelf for the all-new EcoSport cargo area, but they did lend their design to the recycled paper honeycomb material that gives the shelf its unusual strength. “The hexagonal design of honeycomb is a testament to nature’s ingenuity,” says Mike Mazzella, Ford Ec ... Continue reading

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - February 13-19, 2017: 52 66 50th 6%, Recalls, smart EV Only, RIP Bill

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - February 13-19, 2017: 52 66 50th 6%, Recalls, smart EV Only, RIP Bill

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - February 13-19, 2017: 52MPG Route 66 50th Anniversary Fatalities 6%, Recalls, smart EV Only, RIP Bill Baker ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 FORD FUSION HYBRID REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 FORD FUSION HYBRID REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 FORD FUSION HYBRID REVIEW ... Continue reading

Kelley Blue Book Names Best Family Cars Of 2017

Kelley Blue Book Names Best Family Cars Of 2017

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 15, 2017 -- The expert editors at Kelley Blue Book, today name the 12 Best Family Cars of 2017. After extensive testing and evaluation, with a keen focus on safety, value, reputation, driving manners, comfort and convenience, cargo versatility, technology, and fit of various rear-facing and forward ... Continue reading

SUV REVIEW: 2017 Ford Escape SE FWD Review By John Heilig

SUV REVIEW: 2017 Ford Escape SE FWD Review By John Heilig

I know Ford Escapes are popular vehicles because I see a lot of them on the road. But, in my area of the world, we also see a lot of Subarus, and overall, they aren’t that popular. But I was surprised to learn that it sits only behind the F-150 among Ford’s vehicles in popularity. ... Continue reading

Ford Invests $1 Billion Real Dollars In New Silicon Valley Artificial Intellegence Company

Ford Invests $1 Billion Real Dollars In New Silicon Valley Artificial Intellegence Company

Ford is investing $1 billion during the next five years in Argo AI, combining Ford’s autonomous vehicle development expertise with Argo AI’s robotics experience and startup speed on artificial intelligence software – all to further advance autonomous vehicles Founded by former Google and Uber leaders, Argo AI wil ... Continue reading

2017 Chicago Auto Show Opens its Doors

2017 Chicago Auto Show Opens its Doors

THE 2017 CHICAGO AUTO SHOW READY TO OPEN ITS DOORS The Nation's Largest Auto Show Runs Feb. 11-20 CHICAGO (Feb. ... Continue reading

2017 Chicago Auto Show: Ford Fusion Named Motorweek's Driver Choice Family Sedan

2017 Chicago Auto Show: Ford Fusion Named Motorweek's Driver Choice Family Sedan

Chicago February 9, 2017; The 2017 Ford Fusion has won the 2017 MotorWeek Drivers’ Choice Award for Best Family Sedan. The smartest, most technology-packed Fusion ever is the first Ford vehicle in North America to offer adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go functionality and Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian De ... Continue reading

Hagerty Announces 2017 Vehicles Hot List of Future Collectibles

Hagerty Announces 2017 Vehicles Hot List of Future Collectibles

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Feb. 9, 2017 -- The age of driverless vehicles isn't here yet, so which new 2017 vehicles are expected to one day join the ranks of fully drivable classic collectibles? According to the valuation experts at Hagerty, 10 vehicles in the 2017 production run by major worldwide automakers stand out as ... Continue reading

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