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2015 Ford Edge Debut

2015 Ford Edge

 

Ford has yet to disappoint with any of their new 2015 model announcements this year and the 2015 Ford Edge keeps that trend going.  Unlike the last Edge refresh, the 2015 model has been completely redesigned with an all new more aggressive body style (think SUV version of a fastback), and a new emphasis on the latest technology Ford has to offer.  In Forbes write up of the new besting selling CUV in its class they write “Cars like the 2015 Ford Edge will make it harder for some to justify shelling out big bucks on luxury vehicles.”  They couldn’t be closer to the mark.

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2015 Ford Transit: The Bigger, Better, Turbocharged Toolbox

2015 Ford Transit

Vans have been a staple of utility vehicles for decades. Their no-frill, all business attitude has helped them be more successful as a work truck than most pickup trucks! One work van has been leading the best seller category for over 34 years, the legendary, Labrador-retriever-companion-like van, the Ford E-Series. However, all good things must come to an end; Ford has announced the retirement of the faithful E-Series. We never thought we would see this day. Pigs should be flying or H-E-double hockey sticks should be freezing over! But fear not van enthusiasts; Ford has the apocalypse-stalling replacement ready to go!

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2015 Ford Focus: Smarter, Sleeker, Turbocharged

2015 Ford Focus Sedan

Despite the Ford Focus being the top selling vehicle in the world, Ford has decided to redesign the 2015 Ford Focus compact car to be bolder, smarter, and even more fuel efficient.  Taking design queues from the Fiesta and Fusion, the front fascia and front hood have all been redesigned, including the headlamps and fog lamps.  The liftgate and taillamps have also been redesigned for the hatchback, as well as the trunklid on the sedan.  Every model except the S will see available redesigned wheels ranging from 15″ – 18″.

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2015 Expedition Revealed

2015 Expedition Revealed

Last week Ford announced the 2015 Expedition ahead of schedule.  As Ford is saying, the Expedition “continues to represent the smart choice for people who need a full-size utility vehicle that provides capable performance, usable space and advanced technology.”  Capable performance, space, and technology is exactly what the new 2015 Expedition delivers.

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Why 2014 Will be Ford’s Biggest Year

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Ford is gearing up to make 2014 the biggest year in its century-long history.  With 5 redesigned products either on the horizon or already on the ground, this is shaping up to be a year of big changes for the company.  From the aluminum-bodied F-150 to the controversial styling of the Mustang, no expense was spared in planning Ford’s new direction.  The Transit Connect also saw big changes for this year and now offers two wheelbases, new trim levels and a Wagon with its crosshairs pointed directly at the family market.  Ford is looking to grow from the biggest North American manufacturer to the biggest manufacturer in the world, and it has armed itself with five new models loaded with cutting edge equipment and state-of-the-art technology to accomplish its goal.  Here are quick summaries of the announced models.

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2015 Mustang Revealed

2015 Ford Mustang

Ford’s catchy jingle in their recent commercials “you got me looking for the next best thing” is right in tune with society today, reflecting our attitudes on new and trendy products coming out everyday.  Then there is the Ford Mustang.  Released April 17, 1964, the Mustang has been a cornerstone of performance vehicles and American muscle for 50 years now and still continues to grow.  To celebrate this 50 year mark, Ford is releasing the all new 2015 Mustang with a plethora of new options and engines on the way. Early this week Car and Driver leaked all the details Ford doesn’t want you to know about the 2015, here is everything you need to know.

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Ford EcoBoost Engines

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What is a Ford EcoBoost engine? You might be considering buying a Ford model with an EcoBoost engine, or you might already own a vehicle with this technology and you’re trying to find out exactly what that means. Ford’s EcoBoost engines are a family of turbocharged, direct injected petrol engines; Ford’s answer to getting better gas mileage alongside increased performance. EcoBoost improves fuel economy by as much as 20% plus one huge perk: it costs much less than hybrid and diesel alternatives.

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