Archives for June 26th, 2013

Chevrolet Camaro and Ford Mustang Battle for Muscle Car Sales Dominance in 2012

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In 2011, the Chevrolet Camaro dominated the Ford Mustang and Dodge Challenger in sales. While the Camaro stayed on top in 2012. The gap closed considerably between it and the Mustang due to slightly lower bow-tie sales and a noticeable jump for the blue oval pony. The Dodge Challenger remained solidly in third, while combined sales of the Hyundai Genesis coupe and sedan were also up a bit, but still remained behind the Mopar ...

2013 Ford Fusion Energi PHEV Electric Range Rated at 21 Miles, 620-Mile Full Range

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Ford has continued to trickle out information on its 2013 Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid electric sedan. Now, we know just how far the PHEV’s efficiency will take you: drivers will be able to travel 21 miles on electric-only power and make it a diesel-like 620 miles on a full charge and full tank of gas. We already had the official EPA numbers for the Fusion Energi – the sedan has been rated at 100 MPGe ...

NHTSA Investigating 725,000 Ford and Mercury Vehicles for Potential Stalling Issue

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Ford just can’t catch a break these days with mass NHTSA investigations. The latest of which is now for the 2009 through 2011 Ford Escape and Fusion and Mercury Mariner and Milan, the luxed-up versions of the same vehicles, for the potential to stall without warning. The investigation affects 725,000 vehicles that suddenly lose power. “Consumers have reported incidents of electronic throttle body failure ...