It’s not glamorous, but the Toyota HiAce remains Australia’s top-selling van by a country mile. Not a car we often ponder, the trusty Toyota has nevertheless outsold high-profile passenger cars such as the Honda Jazz and Ford Focus so far this year — 2381 cargo vans and 928 commuter bus versions in total. Now, just to [...]
Focus Features has paid a whopping $20 million for director Tom Ford's 'Nocturnal Animals' in a blockbuster deal at the Cannes Film Festival.
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EXCLUSIVE: I’m hearing that a deal is near for worldwide rights on Nocturnal Animals, Tom Ford’s film followup to his debut A Single Man. The deal is driven by Focus Features, with Universal backing up Peter Schlessel’s label and handling the film overseas. Show More Summary
For decades, compact cars from Dearborn were miserable. Blue Oval enthusiasts in North America looked longingly at the rally-bred Escorts in the UK and Europe, wondering when the promised “world car” would cross the Atlantic. Improbably, I was one of those guys. Show More Summary
Although GTI sales are on an upward trend, the American hot hatch is a rare breed as there are just three options. We have the aging Ford Focus ST, and a new pair of hatches from Germany: the Volkswagen GTI and the MINI Cooper S. (Yes...Show More Summary
What's hot: Fabulous grip, hot-hatch performance, comfortable on-road, superb seats. What's not: Could it be a tad too refined? Needs more ‘noise' at the pipes, and manual only. X-FACTOR: Absolutely positively one of the best of the hot-hatches for on-road balance and daily-driver appeal. Show More Summary
EOG Resources is scheduled to announce its 2015 first-quarter earnings after markets close on May 4. We expect lower crude oil prices to weigh significantly on the company's financial results. Benchmark crude oil prices have fallen sharply since June of last year on rising supplies amid slower demand growth. Show More Summary
There’s a power and performance war at the sharp end of today’s hot hatchback segment, one that Ford seems to have sidestepped with the newly facelifted and updated Ford Focus ST. Is it faster than is its forebear, launched in 2012? You bet. But rather than juicing up the Focus ST’s outputs and acceleration prowess as [...]
Ford has promised to bring CarPlay to its vehicles and is listed as one of Apple's CarPlay partners, but Ford executives say the company will also focus on compatibility with Android and its own Ford SYNC in-car infotainment system to give consumers as much choice as possible. Show More Summary
In an article for The New Yorker, Malcolm Gladwell puts deep focus on understanding the automotive recall. In part, he interviews the head of Ford's recall office during the Pinto's exploding fuel tank campaign for an insider's view....Show More Summary
The newly updated Ford Focus ST hot hatch, with refreshed styling and a retuned driving experience, has touched down in Australia. Revealed just a few weeks shy of one year ago, the 2015 Focus ST’s local debut is the latest in a year...Show More Summary
2014 Ford Focus, Edge, Escape and Transit Connect and 2014-15 Ford Fiesta affected.
While there are more electric vehicle options on the road today than ever before, only a handful of them are offered nation-wide and even fewer are readily available. Cars such as the Nissan LEAF, Chevy Volt, Ford Focus EV and Tesla Model S give buyers different options, but we know that variety is the spice of life. Show More Summary
One of the stars of this September’s 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show could turn out to be a concept previewing an all-new Mazdaspeed 3 hot hatch to rival the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Focus RS, Honda Civic Type R and Volkswagen Golf R—yes, after a few lean years, hot hatch buyers are suddenly going to be spoiled for choice. The upcoming...
In the 1950s, while many U.S. carmakers focused on family-friendly vehicles—and as such eyesores as those from Ford’s Edsel marque came off the assembly line—these topless European beauties presented racier alternatives. Such superior...Show More Summary
The Wayne plant produces the Focus, Focus Electric and C-Max hybrid.
Once the undisputed king of bargain performance, Subaru’s WRX—as well as its more potent WRX STI sibling—has in recent years been challenged by the likes of the Golf GTI and Golf R from Volkswagen and the Focus ST from the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F]. With its 2016 WRX and WRX STI, Subaru is reminding us that there’s still...
Man – I’m disappointed in Bravo. They left out all the fun stuff from Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills to focus on Kim “RAMBLES OF MY SOBRIETY” Richards. Yes, we missed Eileen Davidson announcing she’s driving her Ford Flex to collect...Show More Summary
The Ford Focus ST has fairly expertly walked the line between practical family five-door and capable hot-hatch since replacing the XR5 Turbo in 2012. With a newly updated version soon to make its way into local showrooms, we took the outgoing model to Sandown Raceway to test its weekend warrior credentials. Blasting onto the local hot-hatch scene [...]