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Calif. orders stepped-up sales of nonpolluting vehicles

LOS ANGELES — California regulators have approved a rule requiring 15.4 percent of new vehicles sold in the state to be electric, fuel-cell or plug-in hybrid vehicles by 2025. The rule — supported by major automakers — is part of a broader package o… Continue reading

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J Mays talks about Ford’s new EcoSport concept

Filed under: MPG, FordWe’re not all that hopeful that the next generation Ford EcoSport will make its way to North America, but global markets ranging from Brazil to India should soon get their hands on a production version of this comely B-segment cro… Continue reading

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2013 Shelby GT500 development car to be auctioned at Barrett-Jackson for charity

Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Auctions, FordFor the last several years Ford has partnered with Barrett-Jackson to auction off some very special vehicles for charity. Past cars have included the first production examples of the Shelby GT500KR and She… Continue reading

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First hearing on 54.5 mpg proposal reveals widespread support

Filed under: MPG, AutoblogGreen Exclusive, Legislation and Policy, USAThey came from as close as the General Motors headquarters across the street and as far away as Santa Fe, New Mexico.They represented groups as diverse as automakers and the military… Continue reading

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Thread of the Day: Camaro ZL1 Beats Mustang Boss 302 How Will 2013 Shelby GT500 Fare?

Not only did we finally get a chance to test the new Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 here at Motor Trend, but we got to test it on track against the Ford Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca at Indie Motorsports Ranch in Arizona. The Boss weighs less, but its saddled wit… Continue reading

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Blue Oval vs. Bowtie: 2013 Fusion and 2013 Malibu, By the Specs

The 2013 Ford Fusion was, without a doubt, one of the 2012 Detroit auto show stars. But when the show floor lights are turned off and the new Ford midsize sedan must face its increasingly competitive segment, how might it fare? Answering that now would… Continue reading

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Win-Win? Buy This 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Mule, Help A Charity

The 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 is a ridiculously fast car, but Fords newest GT500 on sale at Barrett-Jackson has a bit more pedigree than the others: its a development mule that was allegedly once piloted by Ol Shel himself. The car was one of the vehicles… Continue reading

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2012 Future Comparison Predictions: Compact and Midsize Sedans

We’re looking forward to the year’s new arrivals as much as you are, and we’ve already begun brainstorming all manner of multi-car matchups, from the obvious to the wild and whacky scenarios we’d probably be wiser to discard.http://www.topix.com/autos/… Continue reading

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Tech site Electronista samples new Sync, MyFord Touch 2.0, discusses changes

With this year’s Consumer Electronic Show well underway, we finally have new insight into Ford’s infotainment woes and solutions.http://feeds.leftlanenews.com/click.phdo?i=220361e4e9c17d727b744efa0e0d9aa0

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Ford EcoSport bows at the Delhi Auto Expo

Filed under: MPG, Ford, IndiaFord has officially unveiled the EcoSport ahead of the Delhi Auto Expo. The vehicle wears a CUV version of the company’s Kinetic design language with a large octagonal grille and discreet headlights. Despite its concept loo… Continue reading

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