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Recalls640,000 GM, Ford Vehicles With Faulty Airbags Recalled in Canada
General Motors and Ford announced massive recalls in November 2020 and January of this year, respectively, due to faulty airbags. Over 9 million vehicles were said to be affected. And now we know exactly how many of those are in Canada. According to recall notices posted by Transport Canada, a …
On this day in history: September 18
  • 1886: Powel Crosley Jr. born, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 2008: The Quebec Ministry of Transport (MTQ) passes a law obliging motorists to equip their car with winter tires.
  • 2015: The Volkswagen scandal (polluting emissions rigged on TDI's) is revealed to the public.
NewsChevrolet, BMW Have the Best Car Seats, Study Finds
Chevrolet and BMW top J.D. Power’s 2020 Seat Quality and Satisfaction Study released a few days ago. Surprised? The former leads all mainstream car brands with four award-winning vehicles. The Sonic, Impala and Equinox are segment winners, while the Silverado is among the three best pickups/vans. On the luxury side, …
NewsExclusive Surprise! The Ford Fusion Isn’t Dead Yet
Around this time last year, Ford made the shocking announcement that it would eliminate all of its cars in North America except for the iconic Mustang. The Focus and C-MAX did not survive the 2018 model year and today we’ve found out that the Fiesta and Taurus will end with …
NewsFord Fusion Rumoured to Come Back as Outback-Style Wagon
Much has been said and written about Ford’s controversial decision to eliminate all traditional cars from the North American market except for the iconic Mustang. Of course, some exciting new products will take their place, most notably an all-electric crossover set to debut in 2020. Now, according to the latest …
News2017 Ford Fusion gets stop-and-go adaptive cruise control
The 2017 Ford Fusion will feature a semi-autonomous cruise control system that automatically accelerates and brakes—even coming to a complete stop without driver input. "When testing this system, we traveled to cities like Chicago and Los Angeles, heading straight for the worst possible congestion," Scott Lindstrom, Ford's driver-assist technologies manager, …
NewsFord unveils facelifted 2017 Fusion, Escape in Detroit
Ford unveiled facelifted versions of its Fusion sedan and Escape crossover at the Detroit auto show, bringing the design of the two more in line with the likes of the latest Mustang , Edge and Focus. While the Fusion's look is largely unchanged from the second generation car unveiled four …
NewsFord to launch autonomous car testing in California in 2016
Ford says it has received a permit from the state government to begin publicly testing autonomous cars on California roads next year. Having officially enrolled in the California Autonomous Vehicle Tester Program, Ford will roll out an undisclosed number of fully-autonomous Ford Fusion Hybrid sedans in The Golden State. The …
Technology/Autonomous VehiclesA Ford Fusion on a Diet
Ford is currently on a roll with their new technologies, and they all have one objective in common: fuel economy, whether it is with the use of a smaller turbocharged drivetrain, like the EcoBoost engines, or by finding ways to diminish the vehicle's total weight, like they did with the …
RecallsAnother 1.3 Million Recalls for Ford
Another recall landed on my desk this morning, this time targeting Ford. More than 1.3 million vehicles have to be repaired for various problems. The biggest part of this huge number comes from the 2011-2013 Explorer and 2008-2011 Escape. These vehicles were found to present various power steering problems that …
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