Archives for July, 2013 - Page 19

Sleigh Showdown: Lexus Flying Luxury Cruiser vs. Ford Transit Connect Wagon Sleigh

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Without fail, around this time of the year, holiday-themed releases start flooding our inboxes. Some show more creativity than others, but having received concepts from Ford and Lexus, we thought we’d put the two head-to-head, and let you, the WOT readers, decide which one you think is best suited for gift delivery duty. Let’s break down what we know of the scant specifications provided for the two modern-day sleighs. Propulsion: The Lexus Flying Luxury Cruiser is ...

Shakespearean Bard Defends Ford Fiesta in Response to Jeremy Irons’ Comments

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British actor Jeremy Irons is getting some heat from both fans of a TV drama and the folks over at Ford following a comment he made earlier this month. According to Entertainment Weekly, Irons slammed TV drama Downton Abbey as “the Ford Fiesta of television” during a panel discussion about the PBS series Shakespeare Uncovered. “Watch the Shakespeare productions,” Irons said. “You’ll see what real writing, what real stories, what real characters are about.” While Downton ...

Ford’s Top 10 Christmas Gifts for Car Lovers

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DEARBORN, Mich., Nov., 2008 – The holidays are just around the corner, and Ford’s Global Brand Licensing team has been hard at work assembling a Top Ten list of unique gift ideas for the special people on your gift-giving list. Thousands of items – from books and calendars to t-shirts and die-cast cars – bear the name of a Ford brand. ...

NHTSA Closes Ford Explorer Rollaway Investigation without Recall Notice

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The four year investigation into claims that 1.56 million Ford SUVs were at risk of rolling away has been closed. There was never an order for a recall. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced last week that the investigation of the 2002 to 2005 Ford Explorer and Mercury Mountaineer, as well as the 2003 to 2005 Lincoln Aviator was closing. The investigation ...

Week in Review: Clouds Over Chicago Edition

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This week, we went to the Chicago Auto Show, which is both the biggest and smallest auto show of the year in the U.S. In terms of size, space, and the quality of the show, Chicago is among the best for the show-going public. It’s expansive, allowing automakers to bring their fleets without having to worry about space. In the heart of ...

Christmas Gifts for Ford Lovers

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DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 22, 2009 – From Mustang pool tables, children’s T-shirts and remote-controlled Raptor pickups, Ford is cueing up a sleigh full of gift items that are just in time for the last-minute holiday shopper. “People are sharing their passion for Mustang, F-150 and other Ford vehicles with our great line of toys and other gifts,” said John Nens, Ford global brand ...