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Is This The Facelifted 2017 Ford Fusion?


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It feels like just yesterday the Ford Fusion made its North American debut and now we’re already seeing low-rez photos of its first makeover.

New Ford Mondeo Vignale Photos From Media Drive Event In Rome [23 Images]


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Ford’s first upscale product, the Mondeo Vignale, has met automotive media during a press event in Rome. Until reviews start coming, we can check a new set of photos from the Italian capital.

Spied: Ford Freshens Up 2017 Fusion, Mondeo Facelift Could Follow


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Is it already time for the North American Ford Fusion and the global Mondeo to receive a facelift?

Ford Tops Toyota & Chevy on Gen Z's Shopping List


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Ford is the No1 brand of vehicle that Generation Z (ages 16-21) most seriously consider - according to a MaritzCX Study.

Another Try at Rendering a Ford Mondeo ST


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Last time we posted a speculative rendering of a Mondeo ST, the comments section went crazy with people demanding that Ford make it.

We too want to see it happen, but the chances to see one are below slim, so let’s continue to kid ourselves with yet more made up interpretations…

The Wait for the All-New Ford Mondeo is Over [New Photos]


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While the fact that the new Ford Mondeo is a rebadged Fusion may detract somewhat from its originality factor, it’s not like the Europeans are getting an American car…

Ford Recalls 850,000 Vehicles in North America for Airbag Issue


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Ford has announced it is recalling 850,050 2013-2014 C-MAX, Fusion, Escape and Lincoln MKZ vehicles in North America for a “potential issue” with the restraints control module.

New Ford Mondeo Almost Here – Why You Should Care


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Some people, especially Brits, have a slightly skewed view of the Ford Mondeo, particularly because of the quasi-uninspiring first-generation incarnation, the one that replaced the rear-wheel drive Sierra.

Not so New Ford Mondeo to Feature LED Lights in Europe, Priced from €27,150 in Germany


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When the all-new Mondeo (hopefully) arrives in Europe later this year, it will be the first Ford vehicle in Europe to feature full LED headlamps, which allowed designers to give it a sleeker look.

Ford Fusion / Mondeo Given ST Twist via Conceptual Rendering


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Ever since Ford decided the put a three-liter V6 under the bonnet of the third-gen Mondeo, back in the early 2000s, the idea clicked in many people’s heads that there’s certainly a lot of performance appeal to the formula.

CNET Rates Ford Fusion Energi Plug-In Hybrid Sedan


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While the scandal regarding Ford’s phony efficiency ratings for several of its cars may have affected the model’s on-paper characteristics, on the road, cars like the Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid do make a case for themselves, particularly for those who have a short commute to work or some other daily trip.

Ford Lowers Fuel Economy Rating for Six Models After EPA Found Discrepancies


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Ford has confirmed the lowering of efficiency ratings for six of its models, after the EPA retested the vehicles and discovered a significant discrepancy between what the manufacturer had declared and what the cars were actually capable of achieving in the real world.

Ford's Lightweight Fusion Prototype Weighs as Much as a Fiesta [w/Video]


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Ford is demonstrating its ability to build lightweight vehicles with a 2013 Fusion prototype that is 700 lbs (317.5 kg) lighter than the production car thanks to the use of high-strength steel and aluminum alloys. To achieve this result, Ford has used materials and technologies similar to those on the all-new F-150 pickup truck.

Next Ford Taurus Planned to be Lighter, More Efficient, Based on Fusion


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If you look at the current Ford Taurus, it seems a bit bulky and disproportionate from some angles (especially from the back), and nowhere near as modern as its smaller brother, the sleek Fusion.

Ford UK Boss Confirms New Mondeo's European Debut by Year’s End


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Revealed some two years ago, the new Ford Mondeo (badged as the Fusion in North America) is a car that should have been on sale in Europe by now, built where it was supposed to, in Genk, Belgium.

Ford Expects to Be the Best-Selling Brand in the U.S. in 2013 for the 4th Straight Year


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Ford expects sales of more than 2.4 million vehicles in the U.S. in 2013, making it the best-selling brand in the country for the fourth consecutive year. Furthermore, the Ford brand is expected to widen its lead over Toyota.

Those Aren't Horns, This is an Autonomous Ford Fusion Research Vehicle [w/Video]


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This strange-looking Ford Fusion is a research vehicle used for the development of future self-driving cars. Made in collaboration with the University of Michigan and State Farm, the vehicle benefits from more than a decade of Ford automated driving research.

This Ford Fusion Energi Features Interior Fabrics Made of...Coke Bottles [w/Videos]


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Ford has unveiled a Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid research vehicle that uses fabric made using Coca-Cola’s PlantBottle Technology for seat cushions, seat backs, head restraints, door panel inserts and headliners. The car will be on display starting next week at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

Ford Releases Complete Set of Photos of New Mondeo Vignale Concept


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Our prior post on the Ford Mondeo (Fusion) Vignale Concept details the Blue Oval’s attempt to posh up the yet-unreleased European sedan some two years before it’s set to finally go on sale.

I don’t have a problem with that, and in fact I think the Mondeo genuinely deserves this Vignale trim idea, as it’s always been a really good car, that was always let down by its non-premium badge and never-best-in-class interior. If only they didn't go to all the trouble of calling something Italian to make it sound desirable and design housey.

Ford Begins Production of the Fusion for the First Time in the U.S.


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The Flat Rock assembly plant in Michigan used to make the Ford Mustang (from 2005 onward) and the previous-generation Mazda6. However, now that the Japanese sedan went out of production on U.S. soil last year, there was room for one more model at the factory.