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10 Eco-Driving Tips For Everyone

Below are a few tips to help drivers conserve fuel and save money at the pump, while at the same time helping the environment and improving traffic safety. 1. Slow down and watch speed - Drive 55 miles per hour instead of 65 to save fuel. EPA estimates a 10-15 percent improvement in fuel economy by following this tip. Also, aim for a constant speed. Pumping the accelerator sends more fuel into the engine. Using cruise control whenever possible on the highway helps maintain speeds and c

2009 Ford Fiesta Zetec S

Lower or the same insurance ratings on all new models Design and driving quality independently rated as "class-leading" All-new Fiesta priced from just £8,695-£155 less than outgoing equivalent Ford's high-tech all-new Fiesta will go on sale in October with insurance groups the same or lower than the outgoing model. Data provider CAP has set the all-new Fiesta's residual value with an average rise of 7.9 per cent. With more power, lower emissions and a host of big-car features, Britain

New Ford Models Shine At The Moscow International Automobile Salon

No fewer than three new production models from Ford Motor Company will make their Russian debuts at the Moscow International Automobile Salon, which opens today. The new models are the all-new Ford Fiesta, the Ford Focus RS and the Ford Escape. Visitors to the show will also be given the opportunity to see the Ford Explorer America Concept, which showcases a number of technology and engineering innovations designed to deliver fuel economy imp

Fuel-Efficient Ford Escape Improves Carbon Footprint With Earth-Friendly Soy Foam Cushions

The Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner are even more earth-friendly for 2009, thanks to class-leading fuel economy and new soy-based foam seat cushions wrapped in 100 percent recycled fabric, the first such seats in the automotive industry. "As Ford continues to migrate soy-based foam seat inserts across many vehicle platforms, we're improving our environmental footprint by conserving limited resources and reducing carbon dioxide emissions," said

Fresh, Funky And Fun – Introducing The All-New Ford KA

The exciting new Ka, Ford’s fresh, fun and funky small car, will take centre-stage at the 2008 Paris Motor Show in October. The all-new Ford Ka brings new levels of style and enjoyment to affordable city cars. Twelve years after the original Ka was launched to great acclaim, its successor captures the same youthf

2008 Ford Escape Hybrid Recognized Among Top 10 Green Cars Praised By Kelley Blue Book’s

Editors of Kelley Blue Book’s today named the 2008 Ford Escape Hybrid – the cleanest and most fuel-efficient SUV on the planet – to its inaugural list of “Top 10 Green Cars.” “Rising gas prices have been particularly troublesome for drivers who’ve grown accustomed to the raised seating position and added interior flexibility of SUVs,” said Jack R. Nerad, executive editorial director and executive market analyst for Kell

One-Of-A-Kind Mustang AV8R To Benefit Youth Program At World-Famous Airventure 2008

The numbers tied to the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture Oshkosh are impressive, if not overwhelming - but there's one statistic especially worth eyeing. Some 2,500 show aircraft and 650,000 visitors are expected at this year's meet, which runs from Monday - Aug. 3.  An estimated 10,000 airplanes are expected to fly in to the airport in east-central Wisconsin.  And here's the kicker:  The event will feature one cool Ford M

2009 Ford Fiesta Econetic

Bringing style and new levels of low-CO2 efficiency, Ford of Europe’s most frugal car ever – the new Fiesta ECOnetic – makes its world premiere today at the British International Motor Show in London. Powered by a specially-calibrated version of the 90 PS 1.6-litre Duratorq TDCi, combined with coated Diesel Particulate Filter, Ford’s most economical Fiesta can travel 100 kilometres using just 3.7 litres of fuel, on the EC Combined Cycle. This impressive fuel economy is matched with a

Alesha Dixon Reveals All-New Ford Fiesta Zetec S At British International Motor Show

Today Alesha Dixon unveiled the all-new Ford Fiesta Zetec S at the British International Motor Show whilst performing her track ‘Fired Up’ live exclusively for the audience. The performance took place on a spectacular stage at the centre of the British International Motor Show at London’s Excel Centre. Alesha performed her track ‘Fired up’ live for the first time in the UK whilst surrounded by six dancers. Pyrotechnics were fired whe

New 2010 Ford Mustang Hits Track During Historic Racing Weekend At Road America

A sneak peek at the future Ford Mustang will help kick off the celebration of a historic Mustang racing win this weekend at Road America, the largest vintage car event in North America. Enthusiasts will be part of a special public “debut” of the highly anticipated 2010 Ford Mustang, which will serve as the pace car for the vintage racing field throughout the weekend. The next-generation Mustang will be outfitted in a special “camo” pac

Ford Flex And The Nascar Guy

As a chassis development engineer for Ford Racing, Jamail was largely responsible for reviving the Ford NASCAR race program in 1999. And as a vehicle dynamics engineer for Flex, Jamail is on the team charged with ensuring this daring new seven-passenger crossover delivers in driving dynamics. Jamail recently answered a few questions about his time in NASCAR and his role in the development on the Ford Flex. How did your time with Ford Racing influence your current work in Ford Flex developm

All-nеw Ford Fiesta

Ford Fiesta is not just the most dramatic and distinctive Fiesta ever, it also marks a significant landmark in Ford’s history as the first Fiesta to be developed for customers around the world and as the template for the company's future generations of global vehicles. Since the very first Fiesta was launched in 1976, over 12 million have been sold, with over 400,000 customers in 2007 (103,000 in the UK alone) proving the enduring popularity of the model's style, efficiency and value for mo