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Ford Commits to Fully Autonomous Ride-Sharing Vehicles by 2021

By Matt Schmitz on August 16, 2016


CARS.COM — Ford is literally doubling down on its commitment to autonomous driving. The Detroit automaker today announced its plans for a 100-percent expansion of its team of tech startups with the goal of having a high-volume, fully autonomous ride-sharing… Read More

Ford Commits to Fully Autonomous Ride-Sharing Vehicles by 2021

By Matt Schmitz on August 16, 2016

CARS.COM — Ford is literally doubling down on its commitment to autonomous driving. The Detroit automaker today announced its plans for a 100-percent expansion of its team of tech startups with the goal of having a high-volume, fully autonomous ride-sharing… Read More

2017 Ford Fusion Review

By Brian Wong on July 20, 2016

CARS.COM — The refreshed 2017 Ford Fusion is improved in key areas, including a better multimedia system, updated safety technology and driver aids that enhance the car’s satisfying cabin and driving experience. Find out more in my review.  … Read More

2013-2014 Ford Fusion Hybrid, C-Max Hybrid Transmission Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on July 12, 2016

CARS.COM The problem: The transfer shaft assembly bearing may fail prematurely. If this happens, thumping, rubbing or grinding noises may emanate from the transmission. Additionally, the check-engine light may illuminate due to a manufacturing fault in the transmission. Vehicles affected… Read More

2017 Ford Fusion Earns IIHS' Top Safety Pick Plus Rating

By Matt Schmitz on June 14, 2016

CARS.COM — For the 2017 model year, the increasingly popular Ford Fusion got a freshened exterior, updated multimedia system and new Sport and Platinum trim levels — as well as some significant safety upgrades that paid off big. The Insurance… Read More

New-Car Deals: June 2016

By Kelsey Mays on June 9, 2016

CARS.COM — New-car sales took something of a bath in May, and June brings plenty of deals. Our survey of customer incentives found deals on a range of body styles: sedans, hybrids, SUVs and even a sports car. Related: Top… Read More

Ford Adds 1.9 Million Vehicles to Takata Recall

By Jennifer Newman on June 1, 2016

CARS.COM — Ford is recalling eight models from its Ford, Lincoln and Mercury brands as part of the Takata recall expansion that was announced in May 2016 by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration; the new recall includes defective front… Read More

2017 Ford Fusion and Fusion Hybrid: First Drive

By Brian Wong on May 19, 2016

CARS.COM — As we reported at the Detroit auto show in January, Ford has refreshed the Fusion midsize sedan for 2017, and most versions will arrive at dealerships this summer. I got behind the wheel of the SE, Platinum and… Read More

Best Sedans for Towing

By Kelsey Mays on May 9, 2016

CARS.COM — Contrary to current sales trends, not everybody wants an SUV. But some of those drivers still need to tow, even if it's just a few times per year. If you need some towing chutzpah but don't want an… Read More

Which Car Seats Can Be Used With Inflatable Seat Belts?

By Jennifer Newman on May 2, 2016

CARS.COM — Inflatable rear seat belts, which were first introduced by Ford for the 2011 model year, have been approved for use by six car-seat manufacturers, but only for some of their child-safety seats. Related: Car Seat Checks These inflatable… Read More

Are You Afraid of the Dark? Ford's Driverless Cars Aren't

By Matt Schmitz on April 12, 2016

CARS.COM — KITT from the Knight Rider TV show of the '80s was a Pontiac Trans Am, but in the age of autonomous cars the real "night rider" is a Ford Fusion Hybrid. In an announcement today, Ford shed some… Read More