Ford to Take Fusion Outback

Subaru has found themselves in the crosshairs of an unlikely competitor — it seems that Ford is looking to develop a ‘high-roofed wagon’ to compete directly with the Japanese name-plate.

Taking the Fusion name from the soon-to-be-extinct sedan, the Blue Oval is looking to model the new iteration after the Outback, the ever-more-popular wagon-ish vehicle renowned for its symmetrical all-wheel drive and off-road capabilities.

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Ford to Stop With the Cars. Unfortunately, Not the Trucks

I haven’t written about Ford lately, right? I don’t have a bad taste in my mouth, so probably not.

Anyway, it seems that Dearborn, MI-based auto manufacturer is dealing with some problems (that does sound familiar.) This time it’s based on lowered profits and decreased demand for their vehicles. Continue reading “Ford to Stop With the Cars. Unfortunately, Not the Trucks”

Ford: The Other Side of Things

Our last post was a reluctant ode to the job Ford’s development of true-blue sporty vehicles. Despite a lifelong bias against the Blue Oval for purely geographic reasons, to say nothing of my complete lack of interest in most of their vehicles, it was important to recognize and acknowledge the existence of the Focus RS and the Fiesta ST.

Thank god they provided us with an opportunity to balance out my judgement’s karma.

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