The 2014 Ford Edge presents an interesting question for its potential buyers, just how important is fuel economy to you?
It’s the presence of the 4 cylinder “Ecoboost” engine across several trim levels that raises the topic. For those who don’t know, “Ecoboost” is simply Ford’s market tested euphemism for a family of direct injected “turbocharged engines.” Continue reading
There’s reason for celebration in Dearborn today as The Ford Motor Company is rolling the one-millionth Mustang off the floors of its Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Flat Rock, MI. The lucky millionth is a bright red 2014 Mustang convertible that drove off the assembly line to expected fan fare this morning.
Spring is here, it’s time to defrost for some air-rands.
Let’s uncover the best convertibles for 2011.
Those open air fun rockets are special, but remember: mechanical hard tops often take excess trunk space, so make sure you’ve got your priorities in order. And not all retractable roofs are the same: hard and soft tops offer different perks which may or may not deter buyers.
But enough of that. Here are a few of the standout convertibles available this year: Continue reading
Monday March 28th, 2011
Volkswagen Staying True To Its Hippie Roots (Kind Of)
Just an amusing little tidbit here from Volkswagen. 71,000 of the company’s new 2011 Jetta sedans are being recalled. In what’s being labeled “certain rare circumstances,” honking the horn may cause a short circuit that results in the converter box disconnecting from the car’s power supply, shutting off the car’s engine. Continue reading
Ford trucks. The staple, and recently under-appreciated line of trucks and SUVs have had a good run, one which Ford would like to continue. Continue reading
We’ve all had ups and downs the past few years, economic woes included. Here’s something that may give you a little hope: Ford Motor Company found ‘The Way Forward,’ netting 6.6 billion dollars in 2010 after hemorrhaging $30 billion between ’06 and ’08 stemming from the auto crisis. Continue reading
I talk to my car all the time. I tell her to calm down if my brakes squeak; I tell her to PUSH-IT when I’ve got four passengers and the AC crankin’ at 67 MPH, and I tell her “good job” when we find the perfect parking space at the mall. Continue reading
I guess when they haven’t yet been hit by a grand slam of public controversy over recalls (like competitor Toyota), a manufacturer might feel a little more freedom in rejecting the requests of government officials.