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All-New 2015 Ford F-150 Redefines Full-Size Trucks as the Toughest, Smartest, Most Capable F-150 Ever DETROIT, Jan. 13, 2014 – Ford today introduces the all-new Ford F-150, the reinvention of America’s favorite truck. It is the toughest, smartest and most capable F-150 ever – setting the standard for the future of trucks. The all-new F-150 delivers an impressive combination of power, capability and efficiency – from advanced materials that improve durability and inhibit corrosion, to faster processors that enhance driving performance, to breakthrough cargo management and towing solutions.
Ford Introduces New Seven-Passenger People Mover with a Difference: Transit Connect Wagon First to Exceed 7.8 L/100 km DEARBORN, Mich., Nov. 13, 2012 – Ford, the most fuel-efficient full-line manufacturer, introduces the first seven-passenger people mover expected to break the 30 mpg-plus [7.8 L/100 km] highway barrier with the all-new Transit Connect Wagon, which drives like a car, has the flexibility of a utility and can haul the payload of a full-size pickup.
My first experience with a Ford Mustang was way back in the summer of 1969 when a friend of my Mum had one. She dropped the top and I can still feel the sun beating down on my head and my hair getting messed up with the wind… ahh memories! I was only 7 years old, but I still remember it like it was last year… I nagged my Dad for ages to go out and buy one, but he was sticking to driving around in a 1965 Ford Galaxy wagon that was as long as an aircraft carrier. Fast forward to 1978 and we’d just moved to Canada – fresh off the plane and what do I try and get my dad to buy? A 1978 Ford Mustang – I knew he wouldn’t keep it for long, and I would either inherit it or buy it from him. Alas, he bought another land yacht – which I inherited two years later. I still haven’t gotten around to buying my own Mustang yet, but at …
The Taurus SHO has always been about subtlety and stealth – no need to draw undue attention from the long arm of the law (or Revenue Generation Force as I like to call them). To that end the new 2010/2011 Taurus SHO follows the same formula that first made it desirable back in 1989. After a break of about 10 years or so, it’s back and it ain’t anything like the original once you get under the skin.
While Ford was encouraging us to put the Fiesta through its paces, they took the opportunity to showcase a couple of their new safety items. Last week we covered the ingenious MyKey system from Ford and this week I thought I’d share a couple of other unique safety products from Ford… Since I’ve never had a problem parallel parking (I’ve parallel parked a full-size panel van during rush hour and also a big U-Haul truck on the first attempt), I wasn’t very interested when I first read about Active Park Assist … however, after experiencing it, you really have to check this out…
Road Test Special While Ford were encouraging us to put the Fiesta through its paces, they also took the opportunity to demonstrate a couple of their “exciting” new features that when I first heard about them a couple of months ago, I just discarded after reading – thinking they don’t apply to me. Upon further examination and a real-life demo I discovered I couldn’t have been more wrong. These are not only innovative, but take Ford to a new level in safety – other manufacturers are going to be scrambling to come out with their own version of these products. We’ll look at the Active Park Assist another time, but let’s start with the ingenious MyKey system….