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Family-Friendly Fords Honored By Parents.com

When the experts at Parents.com recently put together their list of the “Best Family Cars of 2011,” they took it seriously, teaming up with one of the country’s top online sources for car-buying information— Edmunds.com —to find only those vehicles that could handle a family with young children, handle their cargo, too, and do it all while fitting into a “tight budget.” And while those requirements narrowed the field considerably, Ford still had three vehicles on the list—no other automaker had more. The completely redesigned Ford Explorer led the way, earning honors in the Big Car segment for its “modern and quiet” cabin, “crisp” ride and high levels of family friendly standard content, including four power outlets, overhead reading lights in all rows, award-winning inflatable safety belts for rear outboard positions and the SYNC hands-free, voice-activated connectivity and entertainment system. Continue reading

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Ford Creates One-Of-A-Kind Mustang Inspired By The Blue Angels

The engineering and design teams at Ford have created a “Blue Angels” edition 2012 Ford Mustang GT to celebrate 100 years of U.S. Continue reading

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Introducing Mustang Mayhem–V6-Style

The folks at Ford went the expected route in developing a new high-performance package for the 2012 Mustang , relying on a team of expert engineers dedicated to helping customers get the most out of this modern-day muscle car. But when it came time to pick a name for the hi-po upgrade, Ford had a better idea: Reach out to the next generation of enthusiasts using the power of Facebook . Thousands of people responded, and the winning suggestion, as determined by online voting, was the “Mayhem Mustang Package.” “We saw great enthusiasm from fans, with tons of creative, unique names coming in,” said Brian McClary, Ford social and emerging media specialist Continue reading

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Ford Racing To Offer Boss 302 Crate Engine

It turns out that—sometimes—the team at Ford actually does its best thinking inside the box: At least when that box contains the same hi-po V8 engine that usually powers the Ford Mustang Boss 302 and race-ready Boss 302 Laguna Seca . Continue reading

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Toyota to defend against first unintended acceleration trial in 2013

Filed under: Government/Legal , Toyota It already seems as though Toyota’s unintended acceleration issues came to a head a lifetime ago, but the courts won’t be ready to hear the first case for a long while. Bloomberg reports that U.S. Continue reading

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Ford Mustang GT: The Fastest Car Under $30,000

Looking for the ideal way to go fast without going broke? Continue reading

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New Shelby GTS: Affordable Shelby Performance For Today’s Ford Mustang

Gearheads today know that seeing the iconic “Shelby” name on hi-po Fords like the Shelby GT350 and Shelby GT500 guarantees some serious upgrades have been added to the Mustang mix. Continue reading

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