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LA Auto Show: 2017 Ford Escape gets new face, EcoBoost engines

Los Angeles, CA — Ford chose the Los Angeles Auto to reveal a new version of the Escape crossover for the 2017 model year. As the CUV segment continues to grow (and grow, and grow, and…), the manufacturer out of Dearborn needs to keep up with the Jonses like the Hyundai Tucson or Mazda CX-5. So, you’re revealing a new version ...

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Review: 2015 Ford Mustang EcoBoost

So, Ford–or “OneFord” for the purposes of this review–wants to sell the Mustang overseas. Indeed, we North Americans are finally seeing the arrival of cool Euro-centric hatches like the Fiesta ST (and soon, the Focus RS)—all thanks to the globalization of Ford. The Blue Oval wants to get the most mileage out of every model, meaning they need to be ...

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2016 Ford Focus RS adds yet more performance to the EcoBoost name

Focus RS New York

New York, NY — It seems as though Ford is bent on making sure that people realize that just because a car is fitted with an “EcoBoost” engine, it doesn’t mean it has to be boring. First, there was the EcoBoost Mustang. Then, the EcoBoost-powered—and very good—2015 Ford Edge Sport. And now, there’s this: the Ford Focus RS, which made its ...

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First Drive: 2015 Ford Focus w/ EcoBoost 1.0

Whitefield, NH — When I sampled Ford’s 1.0-litre EcoBoost three-banger in the Fiesta last year, I was pleasantly surprised by just how capable it was. Actually, more so than just capable, I found it to be a genuinely peppy powerplant with a nice off-beat warble that actually reminded me a little of those great Audi five-bangers from the 1980s. Of ...

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Scenic Route: 2015 Ford F-150 Winter Driving Review

Charlevoix, QC – Not intent on resting on their laurels after earning 2015 Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year accolades with the F-150, Ford invited a flight of journalists to test their trucks in conditions more extreme than anything anyone—save Ford’s engineering team—had seen before. It was central Quebec, it was snowy, and it was -15 degrees outside.   Up ...

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