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2011-08-08 23:01:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- F-150 EcoBoost® V6 outsells all other competitive V6 pickups combined F-150 3.7-liter V6 outsells all other competitive V6 full-sized trucks F-150's two new V6 engines account for nearly eight out of every 10 V6-powered full-sized trucks sold Next two Ford EcoBoost-powered vehicles, Edge and Explorer, on track for fall debut With its powerful and fuel-efficient 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine, the 365-horsepower...

2011-08-02 11:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford's July sales totaled 180,865, up 9 percent versus a year ago Ford brand sales were up 13 percent, paced by utilities (up 43 percent); Escape sets any-month sales record of 24,411 (up 66 percent); demand for new Explorer (up 108 percent) and Edge (up 4 percent) continues to grow Lincoln sales up 40 percent as MKZ increases 80 percent and MKX registers 33 percent gain versus a year ago Ford's July sales totaled 180,865, up 9 percent...

2011-08-02 09:26:00

Dearborn, Mich., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The popular Ford Edge crossover with EcoBoost(®) power is EPA-rated at an economical 30 mpg highway and 21 mpg city Ford Edge with EcoBoost is now the 13th Ford model/powertrain combination to deliver an EPA fuel economy rating of 30 mpg or more EcoBoost, combining smaller engines and turbocharging, is a global Ford engine technology that gives customers the power they want and the fuel efficiency they need EcoBoost...

2011-07-31 23:01:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford initiates new pricing strategy for SYNC®, making the hands-free, voice-activated connectivity system more affordable for customers; dropping option price to $295 makes SYNC the most capable and most affordable system on the market Launching first on the 2012 Ford Explorer and Edge, SYNC will now be available as optional equipment on base trim levels, marking broader availability and more choice for customers Making...

2011-07-27 09:33:00

DEARBORN, Mich., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- All of Ford's newer retail vehicles earned fuel efficiency ratings above their segment average, according to the J.D. Power 2011 Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) study Eight Ford vehicles, including Fiesta, Explorer and F-150, ranked in the top three in their respective segments Ford F-150 is the only large pickup to receive an award for both Initial Quality and APEAL in 2011 Customers increasingly are demanding top...

2011-07-01 11:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford's June sales totaled 194,114, up 14 percent versus a year ago Cars up 17 percent, utilities up 15 percent, trucks up 9 percent Ford's new Fiesta and Focus combined for 26,920 sales, up 66 percent Explorer total sales up 56 percent, retail sales up 259 percent F-Series June sales total 49,618, up 7 percent; F-150 V6s outsell V8s two months in a row Ford brand sales up 20 percent; Lincoln sales up 17 percent Ford's June sales totaled...

2011-06-01 11:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Strong demand for Ford's new fuel-efficient vehicles and powertrains continued in May Ford's all-new Fiesta and Focus combined for 29,423 sales - Ford's biggest small car month since May 2008 Explorer posts highest sales in 47 months; total sales up 135 percent; retail sales quadruple from year ago Fusion and Escape continue record setting sales pace with strong demand for 4-cylinder engines; F-150's all-new V6 engines outsell the V8s...

2011-05-12 09:26:00

DEARBORN, Mich., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 2011 Ford F-150 SuperCrew has been named an IIHS Top Safety Pick for models built after February 2011. Ford now has 11 vehicles on the road that have earned Top Safety Pick ratings Ford F-150 features a number of safety and stability systems including Safety Canopy® side curtain airbags, AdvanceTrac® with RSC® (Roll Stability Control(TM)), SOS Post Crash Alert System(TM) and trailer sway...

2011-05-04 14:45:00

DEARBORN, Mich., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford EcoBoost engines add power, efficiency while upping sales to new buyers Ford EcoBoost((TM)) engine technology is attracting new customers to the Ford showroom. The Taurus SHO, often cross-shopped against BMW and Acura RL models, and the distinctively designed Flex with EcoBoost are bringing new faces into the Blue Oval family. Ford F-Series pickup trucks also are seeing strong consumer demand for the EcoBoost engine variant. EcoBoost is key...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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