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Hybrid Owners: Stay Out of the Carpool Lane

Brian Moody | Posted 04.12.2015 | Business
Brian Moody

If you have a hybrid, plug-in hybrid or electric vehicle (EV), you should not be driving in the carpool or HOV lanes. Even if your home state allows you to legally drive in the carpool lane with the driver as the car's only occupant, you shouldn't do it. Here's why.

From Brigadoon to the Twilight Zone in Canada's Gros Morne National Park: Canadian Odyssey on the Looney Front - Part 9

Mike Arkus | Posted 11.01.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

A new group comes on, only 10 and all very ancient. The rain has stopped and the views of the little fishing villages, the green pine-clad mountains, the snow-streaked peaks and the reddish ramparts of the Tablelands are perfect.

Zen and the Art of Ford Fusion Maintenance: Canadian Odyssey on the Looney Front - Part 8

Mike Arkus | Posted 09.29.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Millennia before Leif Eriksson came to Newfoundland from the east, about four or five millennia to be exact, a people archaeologists call Maritime Arc...

There Are Cars, Then There Are Cars -- When Fusion Means Confusion: Canadian Odyssey on the Looney Front, Part 6

Mike Arkus | Posted 09.27.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

OK, this is where the real fun starts. I'm in Deer Lake, western Newfoundland, where the province's only long-distance bus line takes a very distinct ...

Which Automotive Brands are Getting it Right?

Brian Moody | Posted 06.28.2014 | Business
Brian Moody

A few weeks ago after enjoying some drinks at the bar, a friend asked me, "Which car companies are just totally getting it right these days?" At the time, I had trouble narrowing it down. But after returning from the action-packed press days of the New York Auto Show, I have my answer.

Great Design Made to Measure: What Drives Design at Ford?

Ken Carbone | Posted 10.27.2013 | Arts
Ken Carbone

Buildings, clothing and products all trigger the public's awareness of design. But how about the automobiles we drive? Not being an expert on the topic, I asked a master automobile designer how he measures great design.

Ford's Embarrassing Recall

Reuters | Posted 02.06.2013 | Money

Dec 7 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co is recalling 19,106 2013 Fusion sedans in the United States to replace faulty headlamps, federal safety officials sa...

More Cars Get Smartphone Syncing Tech

Posted 08.22.2011 | Technology

By Bernie Woodall DEARBORN, Michigan (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co will expand the use of its on-board smartphone applications for the 2012 model year,...

Major Changes for Ford's All New 2011 Explorer

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

The truck which challenged millions of drivers to sit way up high, go off-road and inspired an entire generation of too-big vehicles in too many hands, is back in an all new iteration. 2010-07-27-explorer.jpg

Road Test -- All-New 2010 Ford Taurus

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

The 2010 Ford Taurus' shifter system is more than acceptable and adds some unexpected but welcome panache for the driver who wants to think he's in something better and sportier than, er, a Taurus.

NHTSA: Ford's Chinese Tire Troubles; Kerkorian Selling Ford; Unsafe Knock-Offs; Americans Driving Less

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

There's good news, bad news and -- finally -- some smart, encouraging news by and for American drivers.