Quantcast
Last updated on April 18, 2014 at 10:55 EDT

Latest Hot Hatch Stories

2011-10-28 09:40:00

MIAMI, Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fuel economy jumps in importance as a reason to buy nearly every kind of vehicle, according to a nationwide study; Miami consumers rank fuel efficiency No. 1 Ford continues aggressive introduction of a wide range of vehicles with top fuel efficiency, giving customers the "power of choice" - from gas-powered to electrics First customer orders taken Wednesday for all-new Focus Electric, the company's first all-electric passenger car A national survey...

2011-10-02 23:01:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- By purchasing a Ford vehicle, ordering a brochure or watching a product video, consumers will be able to raise money for schools of their choice from Ford, thanks to its new tie-up with General Mills' Box Tops for Education® program Ford is the first automotive company to partner with General Mills' Box Tops for Education® program Ford estimates it will provide more than $1 million dollars to schools...

2011-09-20 23:01:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford and FUEL TV announce the collaboration to launch the channel's first-ever motorsports television series with Octane Academy - a 13-episode original television series bringing the adrenaline-pumping entertainment of the camps to the living rooms of millions of fans in 2012 Ford's Octane Academy has generated record-breaking interest from fans, becoming the most applied-to Ford program to date with more than 6,000 applications -...

2011-09-14 14:30:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford wows at FrankfurtFord introduced a host of major vehicle and technology offerings at the Frankfurt Motor Show, including the first production applications for its smallest-ever EcoBoost® engine - a 1.0-liter three-cylinder. The engine will initially be available in Europe, then North America, China and other regions. And the covers have come off Ford's first global performance car, the Focus ST, which will launch in...

2011-09-13 02:15:00

FRANKFURT, Germany, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford is accelerating its new global performance strategy at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show with the debut of the production version of the all-new Ford Focus ST and a concept for a future Fiesta ST Ford ST (Sport Technologies) models will share the same DNA around the world, offering outstanding performance, harmonious balance and high levels of refinement that make them ideal for everyday driving - whether on the commute or a twisty...

2011-08-18 10:39:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford driving simulator helps ensure the MyFord Touch® interface will best fit the needs of drivers in the all-new Ford Focus Electric The simulator takes users on an 11-mile circuit through a variety of terrain that a typical drive might include - hills, cities and flat land The new Ford Focus Electric includes a unique extension of MyFord Touch driver connect technology that provides easy-to-understand information about...

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...

2011-07-14 12:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford launches its first-ever action sports campaign aimed at Millennial enthusiasts with the Ford Octane Academy Ford Octane Academy pairs fans with their favorite Ford action sports drivers - Ken Block, Tanner Foust, Brian Deegan and Vaughn Gittin Jr. - for ultimate action sports fantasy camps Ford's Millennial market share has grown 58 percent since 2007 through innovative programs and new products that are fun to drive and tech-savvy,...

2011-07-13 14:36:00

DEARBORN, Mich., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford hits hatchback sweet spot with Fiesta and Focus U.S. sales of popular five-door hatchbacks continue to skyrocket, and it's a trend reflected in two of Ford's hottest-selling cars: About half of retail sales of the 2011 Fiesta are for the hatchback model; the sales mix for the all-new 2012 Focus is 41 percent hatchback - a number Ford expects to continue to rise. more... Octavio Navarro | onavarr1@ford.com | 313.845.2387 Ford trials...

2011-06-22 09:13:00

DEARBORN, Mich., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford Motor Company is back for the third consecutive year as the exclusive automotive partner of the 2011 Essence Music Festival being held over the July 4 weekend in New Orleans Ford will be involved with the festival in both an organic and hands-on way that enables people to experience and learn more about the company's newest products in a fun and meaningful atmosphere Ford's continued partnership with Essence Communications allows the...