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9 hrs ago | Autoblog

2016 Ford Focus RS may yet be AWD, US sales likely

When it comes to forbidden fruit, few vehicles are spoken of in as hushed a tone as the Ford Focus RS .


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9 hrs ago | Universal Hub

Assembly (Square) Station to open Tuesday, September 2nd

Assembly Station will be open for regularly scheduled Orange Line train service beginning at the start of service on Tuesday, September 2, 2014.


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13 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Will Ford Motor Company's Surge in the World's Largest Auto Market Continue?

Any competitive person will tell you that one of the most frustrating things in the world is giving your opponent a head start.


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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Campaign chair plans kickoff breakfast

Michael Needler Jr., chair of this year's United Way of Hancock County's annual fundraising campaign, will host a kickoff breakfast from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Sept.


Related Topix: Hancock County, OH, Findlay, OH, Coupe, Wagon, Hatchback, Ford, Sedan, Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Cooper Tire and Rubber

St.Petersburg Times

International Carmakers Confident of Market Revival

The Ford Focus sedan was the bestseller in its segment in Russia between January and August 2013, but has not sold even half that number during the same period this year.


Related Topix: Ford, Coupe, Wagon, Sedan, Hatchback

Detroit Free Press

Mark Phelan: Fort Transit Connect searches for identity as passenger van

Ford's plan to push the 3-star 2014 Ford Transit Connect short wheelbase and 2-star 2014 Ford Transit Connect long wheelbase compact vans beyond their core market as business-delivery vehicles is elementary.


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Wed Aug 27, 2014


Zipcar Revs Up Car Sharing in Palo Alto

Partnership With City of Palo Alto Put Zipcars in City-Owned Parking Lots, Making Getting Around in a Car More Sustainable, Cost Effective and Convenient SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 27, 2014 -- Zipcar and the City of Palo Alto have partnered to expand car sharing in the city with the addition of 10 new Zipcars at four city-owned parking facilities within ... (more)


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2016 Ford Focus RS Coming With All-Wheel Drive: Report

Ford's previous Focus RS has earned a well-deserved reputation for pushing the boundaries of a factory-built, front-wheel-drive hot hatch.


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Automotive News

Renault could turn Russia crisis to its advantage

Renault, the major carmaker with most at stake in Russia, could turn a market crisis to its advantage as Moscow considers a subsidy scheme to steady demand and a weaker ruble undermines rivals that make fewer parts locally.


Related Topix: Auto Dealers, Coupe, Wagon, Hatchback, Ford, Sedan

Design News

American Diesel Cars, Past & Present

The diesel engine, long popular on European roads, is now piquing the interest of American automakers.


Related Topix: Oldsmobile, SUV, Jeep, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Coupe, Wagon, Hatchback, Ford, Sedan, Subaru, Hybrid, Subaru XV Crosstrek

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Car & Driver

2016 Ford Focus RS: AWD Back on the Table, U.S. Sales More Likely than Ever

A new wrinkle in the ongoing saga of the Ford Focus RS and its possible U.S. arrival has emerged: Our pals at Road & Track are reporting that the not only is the RS now more likely than ever to be sold in the U.S., but that it will blat and slide onto our shores packing all-wheel-drive.


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Ford Back With Fashion For Mustang

Ford's Mustang is the dream license for merchandise. Especially with the 50th anniversary year in 2014, the company has been dispersing the Mustang name and intellectual property in a limited way.


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Ford EcoBoost High-Efficiency Turbo Engines: Ultimate Guide

EcoBoost is Ford-speak for a downsized, turbocharged gasoline engine that aims to either supplement or replace a larger, naturally-aspirated engine in a given vehicle lineup.


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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Windsor Star

Ford engine investment 'game changer'

The Ford corporation flag and the Canada flag fly Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, at the Ford Essex Engine Plant in Windsor, Ont.


Related Topix: Ford Fiesta, Hatchback, Ford, Sedan, SUV, Ford Expedition, Ford F-150, Ford C-Max, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Truck, North America, Canada, World News

Sys-Con Media

2015 Ford Focus coming soon to Dahl Ford

Improving upon an already dominant platform is difficult to do, but Ford has made it happen by adding EcoBoost fuel economy engine options and enhanced safety features to improve on the already best-selling model.


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USA Today

Refreshed 2015 Volkswagen Jetta starts $520 higher

Volkswagen's refreshed 2015 Jetta -- due at dealers by the end of September -- will start at $17,035 with shipping.


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The Car Connection

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf Priced-At Nearly Twice The Cost Of Gas Version

Volkswagen just announced pricing for its 2015 e-Golf, and at $36,265 it's in a completely different pricing league than the base 2015 Volkswagen Golf, which costs as little as $18,815.


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Canadian Business Magazine

Enviro-scolds have spooked companies into silence about sustainability: Bruce Philp

A Ford Focus coming off the assembly line in Wayne, MI. Ford improved its energy efficiency by 6.4% in 2012 alone.


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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Ford Motor Invests On Hybrid To Take On Toyota Motor

The second largest U.S. automaker Ford Motor has plans to launch an all-new hybrid gasoline-electric in 2018, according to a couple of close sources that told Reuters .


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Fri Aug 22, 2014


Ford Focus, C-Max Hybrid Recall For Steering Gear Issue: 600 Cars

Ford is recalling a few hundred 2014 model-year Focus and C-Max Hybrid models to fix a steering-gear issue, although none of the cars had been sold to customers yet.


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