Carlos Osorio/APFord Focus vehicles in a storage lot in Ypsilanti, Mich. NEW YORK -- Ford is recalling 432,000 Focus, C-Max and Escape vehicles because of a software problem that could keep their engines running after drivers try to shut them down. Ford Motor (F) says there is a flaw in the body control module software in the vehicles. Show More Summary
Engines can continue to run after the ignition is turned off, in violation of federal safety regulations.
Over 400,000 Focus, Escape, and C-Max vehicles are being recalled over bad body control module software that can prevent owners from shutting their cars off. Continue reading Ford recalling 433k cars for engines that don't shut off Ford...Show More Summary
The 2016 Kia Cee'd benefits from a number of visual and mechanical upgrades to take a bigger slice of the European pie from the likes of the Ford Focus and Volkswagen Golf. Continue reading Kia rolls out updated Cee'd hatches in Europe Kia rolls out updated Cee'd hatches in Europe originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:30:00 EST. Show More Summary
Ford is about to launch a data-driven initiative to track urban cyclists as they commute through city streets. By mounting a device on a thousand bikes across the country, the automaker hopes to understand more about urban cycling and how it fits into a modern multi-modal transportation system.
Celebrate 10 years of Forza Motorsport and get your original design on a 2017 Ford Focus RS.
Two stars from the new Ford Performance lineup, the 2016 Mustang Shelby GT350R and Focus RS, took on the famous hill climb during this past weekend’s Goodwood Festival of Speed in England. In the first video is the Mustang, driven by Ben Collins, professional racing driver and former Stig. It sounds absolutely menacing with its...
Phil Mendelson could be a comic-book caricature of a bleeding-heart D.C. liberal.He drives an aging Ford Focus because it was union-made. He tried to keep Wal-Mart from moving into the nation’s capital unless it agreed to boost wages. And he has voted against tax cuts for the wealthy as many times as he has fingers.Read full article >>
Ford versus Holden, the definitive Australian automotive rivalry, seen here but not as we know it. There’s not a V8 engine, a sedan body or a rear-wheel-drive configuration in sight. Instead, we have a pair of hot hatches, both (re)launched inside the past few months, that go about doing broadly the same thing as each […]
The Ford Fiesta is on track in 2015 to celebrate a seventh consecutive year as the best-selling vehicle in the United Kingdom. A streak which began in 2009 – following the Focus’s own tenure atop the leaderboard – appears completelyShow More Summary
The Ford Focus RS is the hottest of hatches right now, and the Mustang GT350R is just a big ol’ bad attitude on four wheels. In the very best kind of way, of course... which you can see in the expression of the pilot’s face in this awesome video. Read more...
Tackling inequality seems to be the new buzzword on the philanthropic circuit. The Ford Foundation became the latest to join in, declaring this month that all of it grants will be designed to focus on the issue. That move came shortly...Show More Summary
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The 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine is borrowed from the Mustang, but outfitted with a new twin-scroll turbocharger for even more power.
Ahead of its arrival at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed in West Sussex, England, the 2016 Ford Focus RS’ horsepower figures were officially revealed. Ford says the hot hatch’s “specially engineered 2.3-litre EcoBoost engine” is good for 345 horsepower and 324 lb-ft of torque to all four corners. Show More Summary
“Been a while since I’ve heard some news on the Ford Focus RS,” you might be saying. “What’s up?” I’ll tell you what’s up — 345 horsepower is what’s up. Read more...
The Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] has made big promises to blow your enthusiast face off as of late. The Blue Oval is certainly delivering too, with the arrival of a new GT supercar, a new Raptor performance pickup, and the Mustang Shelby GT350 and GT350R duo. There's one machine noticeably absent from that list, though, and that’s the new...
The all-new 2016 Ford Focus RS has been detailed ahead of its dynamic debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, and the numbers do not disappoint. The 2.3-litre EcoBoost turbocharged four-cylinder engine under the bonnet of the new-generation Focus RS produces a staggering 257kW of power and 440Nm of torque – or a mind-blowing 470Nm […]
On the eve of its dynamic debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, Ford Performance has revealed output figures for the new Focus RS, packing 345 horsepower and as much as 347 pound-feet of torque on overboost. Continue reading FordShow More Summary
Ford has made good on its promise that the new Focus RS will deliver “well in excess of 235kW”, today confirming final numbers of 257kW and 440Nm. Those figures will make the 2.3 litre four-cylinder turbo engine's application in the new RS markedly more powerful than with the new Mustang, where it produces a comparatively meagre 232kW and 432Nm. Show More Summary