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Archive for June, 2013

2013 Ford Escape Car of the Year Award

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

ford escape car of year

Did you know that the 2013 Ford Escape was selected as the first ever Car of the Year as selected by Popular Mechanics. The all new Ford Escape performed well in multiple categories in the magazines auto excellence ratings getting the attention of the editors. The versatile crossover/suv not only performed well on the road but at the window sticker as well with a base price under $24,000.

2013 Ford Escape Models

The redesigned 2013 Ford Escape is available in four models including the S, SE, SEL and the top of the line Titanium model. All four models have a highway fuel economy rating of 30 MPG or better. There are three engine choices to choose from ranging from the 2.5 Liter Duratec with 168 horsepower to the 2.0 Liter EcoBoost pounding out up to 240 horsepower. (more…)

Ford Mustang 5 Million Fans and Counting

Friday, June 14th, 2013

The vaunted Ford Mustang has surpassed 5 Million Fans or “Likes” on Facebook. The Mustang has always been popular with the American driving public. Upon introduction in April of 1964 the “Pony Car” was Ford Motor Company’s most successful launch since the Model A. In an effort to keep up with the success of the Ford Mustang, General Motors released the Chevy Camaro in 1966. The Mustang also provided the inspiration for Dodge to produce the Challenger in 1970.

To celebrate the milestone of 5 Million “Likes” on Facebook, Ford Motor Company commissioned the infographic below to illustrate what a typical Mustang fans other interests are. Although Mustang fans come in all demographics there are a few similarities of interest. For example 72% of Mustang Facebook fans live in the city and have an average of 435 friends on Facebook. Also, 46.2% of Ford Mustang fans “Like” Adam Sandler’s page and 47.9% like Eminem’s page.