The 2013 Ford Escape is on its way to dealerships with sleek and sophisticated styling, the latest customer-satisfying technologies, and the automaker’s typically sharp focus on fuel efficiency. And if you think all that sounds good, wait until you hear its audio system. Well, truth be told, the Escape actually will showcase three different sound alternatives, including the base setup, a premium nine-speaker system and, for hardcore audiophiles, a 10-speaker option from Sony
Filed under: Classics, Minivan/Van, Chevrolet, GM, GMC, Celebrities We pity the fool who don’t think this is cool. Put aside the celebrity provenance of this “authentic replica,” allegedly “certified” by George Barris, for now and just take a look at the thing. It appears to be a spot-on knock-off of B.A
TogetherGreen , a conservation alliance between the National Audubon Society and Toyota, launched today the Spring Greening Challenge , a Facebook application that offers weekly conservation challenges, data on the impacts of green choices anyone can make around the home, and an opportunity for participants to win prizes.
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Ford is doubling down on high-efficiency alternatives in the full-size van segment: After already confirming the new Ford Transit will enter the marketplace next year with one of the automaker’s 3.5-liter EcoBoost engines, the Blue Oval has now announced the Transit also will be available with a diesel powerplant. “With fleet operators facing skyrocketing fuel prices and constant pressure to reduce costs, Ford continues to expand its range,” said Kevin Koswick, director, North American Fleet, Lease and Remarketing Operations for Ford. “By offering multiple options to help solve these challenges, Ford is giving fleet customers true power of choice in finding solutions that best meet their specific needs.” Thanks to that pair of engines, Ford is expecting the Transit to deliver an overall 25 percent improvement in fuel economy as opposed to the Ford E-Series, which is retiring after 32 consecutive years as America’s top-selling full-size van
Filed under: Plants/Manufacturing , Crossover , Toyota Sales of the RAV4 are down five percent so far in 2012, but that won’t stop Toyota from increasing North American production. Automotive News reports that Toyota will spend $80 million to retool its Woodstock, Ontario plant to increase production from 150,000 crossovers per year to 200,000. The increased production will also lead to the hiring of an additional 400 workers at the plant
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NEW YORK — The Cadillac CTS-V is the winner of About.com’s 2012 Readers’ Choice Award for Best Performance Car.
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NEW YORK – It is no coincidence that the 2012 GMC Yukon, Yukon XL and Sierra Heritage Editions will debut at the New York Auto Show.