2011 GMC Acadia Denali: This high-end trim level will debut in late 2010. It features minor exterior and interior upgrades like 20-inch wheels, a unique front fascia and wood accents in the cabin.
2014 GMC Acadia: The next major redesign of the GMC Acadia isn't expected until the...
GM Recalls 1.5 Million 2006-'09 Vehicles for Fire Hazard - InsideLine
Published Jun 8, 2010
Just the Facts: GM is recalling 1.5 million 2006-'09 vehicles due to a fire hazard in the heated-washer-fluid system.
Many of the vehicles were recalled in 2008 to fix an electric short.
Chrysler recalls nearly 600,000 vehicles - Reuters
On Monday June 7, 2010, 10:13 am EDT
Reporting by Bernie Woodall, editing by Gerald E. McCormick
DETROIT (Reuters) - Doors that could catch fire, brakes that could fail and accelerators that could stick have caused Chrysler Group LLC to recall...
Fords are in bold...
1st VW / GOL 10,371
2 FIAT / UNO 6338
3 FIAT / PALIO 6167
4 FIAT / SIENA 5568
5 GM / CELTA 5020
6 VW / FOX / FOX CROSS 4637
7 FORD / KA 4211
8 GM / CORSA SEDAN 3513
9 FORD / FIESTA 3254
10 VW / VOYAGE 3094
11 GM / AGILE 2863
12 RENAULT / SANDERO 2628
13 GM / PRISM 2493
Beginning 2015, the EU and much of Asian/Pacific markets will no longer allow CO2 emissions "offsets" between low and high CO2 emissions vehicles [similar to low "offset" against high fuel consumption vehicles in the US].
2015 - 100% of the ALL fleets in the EU must be below...
Mercury dumping large vehicles, new compacts on the way
Ford's juggling of its two luxury brands Mercury and Lincoln has seen the Blue Oval attempting to figure out where to place them in the market--and while Lincoln will be going more upmarket, Mercury is expected to get rid of its larger...
Courtesy of: Engadget.com
MIT's electric vehicle prototype may be a long way off from being completed, but if we let that stop us from discussing EVs, we might never talk about them. The headline ambition of this project is a full recharge within 10 minutes, which would eliminate somewhere...
Here is a list of some gasoline and diesel vehicles rated 110 g/km CO2 ... OR LESS
About 57 machines from various manufacturers ... just in case ... you are interested.
You might be interested in the Fords.
AT&T to spend millions on hybrids, natural gas cars - Free Press
By Justin Hyde • Free Press Washington Staff • March 11, 2009
WASHINGTON – AT&T said today it would spend up to $565 million over the next decade on more than 15,000 hybrid and natural gas-powered vehicles, with Ford Motor Co. as...
FORD RECEIVES MICHIGAN TAX CREDITS FOR FUTURE ELECTRIC VEHICLES, BATTERY DEVELOPMENT
Ford receives $55 million incentive in refundable tax credits from Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) to continue work in electric vehicle and battery development.
Incentive will help accelerate...
Ford, EPRI Add 7 New Utility Partners, Battery Maker To Plug-In Hybrid Vehicle Program
Seven electric utility providers are joining the Ford and Electric Power Research Institute plug-in hybrid electric vehicle program to conduct real world testing with Ford Escape PHEVs.
IIHS Top Safety Picks 2008 < LINK
Large cars ------------------------
Acura RL - 2009 models
Ford Taurus - with optional electronic stability control
Lincoln MKS - 2009 models
Mercury Sable - with optional electronic stability control
Feds warns Ford owners about recalled vehicles
By KEN THOMAS – Sep 9, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is urging owners of 5 million recalled Ford vehicles to bring them to dealerships to repair a cruise control switch system that has been tied to engine fires.
The National Highway...
FORD SETS BEST-IN-CLASS QUALITY TARGETS ON ALL-NEW GLOBAL SMALL VEHICLES
Ford targets best-in-class initial quality for 2010 Ford Focus and other compact-sized vehicles built off new global C-car platform for the North American market.
New compact vehicles expected to achieve 800 things...
Ford recalls vehicles a second time
Automaker to notify dealers, customers
and Harry Stoffer
Automotive News | January 31, 2008 - 1:20 pm EST
DETROIT -- Ford Motor Co. began notifying Ford and Lincoln Mercury dealers this week of a safety recall covering about...
FORD, LINCOLN AND MERCURY VEHICLES TO FEATURE FACTORY-INSTALLED HD RADIO TECHNOLOGY IN 2009
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2008 – Ford Motor Company today became the first US automaker to announce the availability of factory-installed HD Radio™ technology as a standard or optional feature on Ford...