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ford takes truck leadership off-road with new f-150 svt raptor performance pickup truck

Ford Takes Truck Leadership Off-Road With New F-150 SVT Raptor Performance Pickup Truck

Ford, the definitive leader in tough trucks, is further building on its solid foundation of the new F-150 to deliver the all-new 2010 F-150 SVT Raptor, a purpose-built, high-performance off-road truck versatile enough to take on the most challenging desert adventures as well as the everyday commute. “Ford trucks have been a mainstay on the off-road racing scene for more that 20 years because of our long history of capability and durability,�

All-New Ford Fiesta Named Scottish Car Of the Year

The all-new Ford Fiesta has been named "Scottish Car of the Year 2008" at the 11th annual Association of Scottish Motoring Writers (ASMW) awards dinner in St Andrew's, Scotland. A jury of 17 Scottish automotive journalists reviewed every new car available and, in an exhaustive selection process,  short-listed eight

Ford Flex Leads Personalization Line-Up at SEMA

The already daring design of the all-new 2009 Ford Flex lends itself to a wide range of opportunities for customers who want to add personality to their vehicle. More than a dozen aftermarket designers will display their unique, “tricked-out” interpretations of Ford’s newest crossover at next week’s Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas. “Flex is a vehicle that speaks to people with its polarizing style,” said Kate Pearce, Flex marketing manager. “That really is the magic

lincoln mks, ford focus stand out at sema

Lincoln MKS, Ford Focus Stand Out At SEMA

With its sleek design and strong wheel base, the all-new 2009 Lincoln MKS is opening doors in the aftermarket for customization enthusiasts looking for a full-size sedan to make their own. To demonstrate the personalization potential of Lincoln’s new flagship sedan, Ford will shine the spotlight on three MKS project vehicles at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show, which will be held Nov. 4-7 in Las Vegas. “The MKS has many different facets,” said Ford designer Melvin Betancourt. “Yo

New APR Widebody Mustang GT Kit in Development

APR now has a complete set of production parts going onto the show vehicle.  That's right, not a model, but production parts!  APR will be ready to sell the widebody kit to existing and new dealers at the SEMA Show.  The kit includes replacement front bumper, replacement front fenders, add-on side skirts, add-on rear quarter panels and replacement rear bumper.  Optional items will include a Carbon Fiber Hood and GTC-500 Mustang-spec. Rear Wing. 2005-Current Mustang GT Widebody kit specs: - 90mm wider in the

2010 Ford Fusion, fusion Hybrid Offer Leading Fuel Efficiency, Smart New Technologies

Ford Motor Company announced today that the new 2010 Ford Fusion will offer consumers a more fuel-efficient powertrain lineup, including an all-new hybrid model that is expected to achieve class-leading fuel economy. The new Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan hybrid models also offer owners a more connected driving experience, thanks to SmartGauge with EcoGuide, a unique new instrument cluster execution that helps coach drivers to improve fuel effi

ford to showcase new f-150’s versatility at sema

Ford To Showcase New F-150’s Versatility At SEMA

America’s best-selling pickups for 31 consecutive years are also the most accessorized vehicles in the aftermarket, and this year’s Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show brings new options aplenty for the 2009 Ford F-150. Four F-150 project trucks – running the gamut from a rolling work shop to a fu

Ford’s Smartgauge With Ecoguide Coaches Drivers To Maximize Fuel Efficiency On New Fusion Hybrid

Pushing a vehicle to the limit takes on a new meaning in the new 2010 Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan hybrids, thanks to Ford’s SmartGauge with EcoGuide – an innovative new instrument cluster that provides real-time information to help drivers maximum fuel efficiency. “SmartGauge with EcoGuide gives the customer real-world feedback to make the most of their hybrids,” said Gil Portalatin, Hybrid Applications Manager. “Unique to Ford and

Introducing Bond Girl Olga Kurylenko – First Driver Of The New Ford KA

Excitement is mounting as film fans await the October 29 world premiere in London of the new James Bond adventure, ‘Quantum of Solace’, which also features a cameo appearance from the stylish new Ford Ka. In the movie the Ka is driven by Camille, the beautiful but feisty leading lady, played by Olga Kurylenko.  To celebrate the cheeky new Ford Ka’s cameo role, Ford is promoting a special series of exciting media features. Movie fans

Ford adds new sporty Zetec S to Focus range

Ford is to introduce the sporty Zetec S badge to its acclaimed Focus line-up for the first time. This new addition to the UK’s best selling car range is now available in Ford dealerships and is based on the existing Zetec model but with the addition of a full sports styling kit, of front and rear spoilers with lower sill extensions, 17in alloy wheels, aluminium-style foot pedals and hand brake cover, and an exclusive "S" badge on the front fender. The Ford Focus Zetec S is available in three-door and five-

Ford Model T contest: european entry wins worldwide competition

A century after the Model T put the world on wheels, Ford Motor Company has announced the winners of a global competition that challenged five universities to create a similarly revolutionary vehicle concept. The only European university to take part – Aachen University's Institute of Automotive Engineering (ika) – has won the challenge and $25,000 in scholarship funds for delivering an innovative concept that embodied the spirit

Ford’s Latest Safety Brakethrough – Collision Warning With Brake Support – Coming in 2009

Ford Motor Company, building on its safety and technology leadership, announced it will offer a new advanced "active" collision-avoidance technology, Collision Warning with Brake Support, on certain Ford and Lincoln vehicles next year. Collision Warning with Brake Support uses radar to detect moving vehicles directly ahead.  When the danger of a collision is detected, the system warns the driver with an authoritative beep and a red warning li