With U.S. sales expected to pass the 200,000-unit mark this month, the 2014 Ford Focus is one of the top-selling cars in the country. But this isn’t just a case of home-field advantage: The Focus also happens to be the best-selling nameplate in the world through the first six months of the year, continuing a run of international success that also brought it the global sales title in 2012
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Ford Wins International Engine of the Year for Second Year; Announces Increase in 1.0-Litre EcoBoost Production
STUTTGART, Germany, June 5, 2013 – Ford Motor Company’s ultra-fuel efficient and spirited 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol engine today was named 2013 International Engine of the Year, marking the second straight year Ford’s acclaimed three-cylinder engine has captured the award.
When Ford unveiled its Atlas concept at this year’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit, auto fans collectively gasped in genuine surprise. We didn’t cover the show this year, so we jumped at the chance to check out the Atlas when it rolled out at the local Cars and Coffee meet. Our first impression of the concept was that it’s wide.
Music lovers and Ford Fiesta customers share a common bond – both are passionate about expressing their individuality. So it’s no coincidence that fans who flock to two of this year’s hottest music festivals will see a lot of the 2011 Ford Fiesta, but Ford’s new small car will be more than just eye candy.
The Midwest Automotive Media Association, gracious hosts of the Spring Collection Road Rally at Road America each year, has bestowed on the 2013 Ford Fusion its Family Vehicle of the Year award. Eligible cars must start under $50,000, be new or significantly updated, and have made an appearance at a MAMA rally for journalists to drive and evaluate
The Midwest Automotive Media Association, gracious hosts of the Spring Collection Road Rally at Road America each year, has bestowed on the 2013 Ford Fusion its Family Vehicle of the Year award.
Two of Ford’s freshest new vehicles are quickly becoming fan favorites: The all-new 2013 Ford Fusion and completely redesigned 2013 Ford Escape both set January sales records last month, helping the company achieve an overall 22 percent increase in deliveries. When you also take into account Ford’s 166,501 January deliveries, the company claimed the No
With the company just posting its highest quarterly sales total ever for hybrids and EVs, Ford recently received more excellent news from the fuel-efficiency department: The EPA has now rated the 2013 Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid the most fuel-efficient sedan in America, with marks of 108 MPGe city/92 MPGe highway/100 MPGe combined – even EVs like the much more expensive Tesla Model S currently top out at 95 MPGe combined. Of course, it’s also worth pointing out the Toyota Prius Plug-in, a smaller hatchback, is limited to 95 MPGe combined as well
Autobytel.com pioneered the concept of the online automotive resource back in 1995, and that spirit of innovation continues to inform its choices for this year’s top vehicles—which include two pioneering entries from Ford. Winning the overall title of 2013 Car of the Year—as well as the award for 2013 Sedan of the Year—was the striking 2013 Ford Fusion . According to Autobytel’s Jeff Glucker: “The 2013 Ford Fusion has arrived just in time to do battle with the best that Japan, Korea, and its U.S