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  Encyclopedia topic: Ford Fairlane   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Ford Fairlane was reintroduced in 1962 to contest the intermediate class, being eight inches longer than the compact Falcon (Diurnal birds of prey having long pointed powerful wings adapted for swift flight) and nearly one foot shorter than the full-size Galaxie (additional info and facts about Galaxie).
Probably at the instigation of Ford president Bunkie Knudsen (who was fired by Henry Ford II (Grandson of Henry Ford (1917-1987)) in September 1969), the Fairlane grew again in 1970, now with a 117 in³ wheelbase.
Ford introduced its 'New Edge' look to the Fairlane in February 1999, with some success, though the EA169 series (called AU colloquially) was considered a flop, allowing rival Holden (additional info and facts about Holden) to overtake the company in the sales of full-size cars.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/f/fo/ford_fairlane.htm   (3270 words)

 Ford Focus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Codenamed CW170 during its development, and briefly known to some Ford contractors as the Ford Fusion, the original Focus took its eventual name from a Ghia concept car which was shown in 1991.
Ford attempted to market the sedan in Europe as a mini-executive car by only offering it in the Ghia trim level, something that it had tried before with the Orion of the 1980s.
The PSA-developed Duratorq diesel engine in 1.6 L 100 bhp and 110 bhp editions, Ford's own 'Lynx' Duratorq 1.8L 115 hp diesel carried over from the previous model and the PSA DW10 diesel in 2.0 L form rounds off the range (this is a different unit to the 'Puma' diesel in the Mondeo).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ford_Focus   (1937 words)

 Edge Diesel Performance Products for Ford, Dodge, Chevy and Jeep at Truckaddons.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Edge has had to move to several new facilities over the last few years before moving into its current location, a 24,000 square foot facility, over twice the size of their previous facility.
Edge is one of the only electronic aftermarket companies that has the ability to manufacture its products in house, which allows Edge to quickly meet customer demand and ensures an exceptionally high quality level.
Edge is committed to offer the highest quality, the best product on the market, and in some cases, the only product on the market, at a competitive price.
www.truckaddons.com /Catalog/subpages/edgeproducts_dieselmoduels.htm   (574 words)

 Car and Driver Magazine - Ford Ranger - October 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
We've seen a lot of them, but Ford's freshening of the 2001 Ranger is one of the, uh, farthest-ranging exercises of the type.
Ride height on Edge Rangers is the same hiked-up 4x4 configuration regardless of the number of wheels that can actually be driven, and the Edge also gets a molded bed rail; an easily cleaned (it says here) vinyl floor interior; a 60-watt, four-speaker, CD-player stereo system; and 15-inch wheels and 235/75R-15 tires.
Edge Rangers slot between the base model XL -- powered in standard form by a 2.5-liter in-line four -- and the high-trim-level XLT series.
www.caranddriver.com /article.asp?section_id=19&article_id=3173   (661 words)

 Plant cities on edge as Ford gets closer to announcing restructuring
DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. workers and local officials said Friday they'll do everything in their power to keep plants open after a report suggested Ford is considering closing five North American plants as part of a major restructuring.
Ford Chairman and CEO Bill Ford has said the company is working on a restructuring plan and will reveal details in January.
Ford is only using around 86 percent of its North American assembly plant capacity, compared to 107 percent at rival Toyota Motor Corp. Ford has 23 assembly plants in North America.
www.dailysouthtown.com /southtown/dsbiz/031bd3.htm   (859 words)

 Ford Brings Edge To Detroit
The Ford Edge crossover utility vehicle is expected to be one of the stars of the 2006 North American International Auto Show in January.
Edge's bold, American design will turn heads in the CUV market - the fastest-growing vehicle segment - in a year that CUV sales are expected to surpass traditional SUVs.
Edge is powered by Ford's new 3.5-liter V-6 engine and new 6-speed automatic transmission - which help deliver a dynamic driving character and impressive fuel economy.
www.theautochannel.com /news/2005/12/10/169618.html   (193 words)

 Main Index - Mondeo Enthusiasts Group
Ford's Consumer insight research has revealed that customers need and want pick-ups that are rugged for the workplace and stylish for the family.
Ford Motor Co. is making another foray into the booming crossover sector with the 2007 Ford Edge.
Fiat and Ford said that their new cars would be unveiled in 2007 and 2008 and that they expected to make 240,000 annual units, split equally between the two brands.
www.fordmondeo.org   (2081 words)

 Pickuptruck.com - 2001 Ford Ranger Edge: Over 30 Need Not Apply   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Ford’s idea was to create a Ranger version especially geared toward the youth market, and tie it in with the introduction of the all-new 2001 Ranger this coming October.
For now, the Edge will be offered only in red, fl, and blue, but, according to Cook, a fourth color may join the palette before the intro date this fall.
The Edge also will benefit from the general changes make to the Ranger, which include revised front suspension tuning, improved ride quality, improvements in noise, vibration and harshness and an anti-lock system that becomes standard across the Ranger line for the 2001 model year.
www.pickuptruck.com /html/2001/ford/ranger/edge.html   (981 words)

 - FvC Home
Ford spokesman Tom Hoyt confirmed the board was holding a regularly scheduled meeting and one of the items on the agenda was the restructuring plan.
Ford is expected to reveal the plan on Jan. 23, according to United Auto workers Vice President Gerald Bantom, who is in charge of negotiations with Ford.
Ford has said it plans to lay off 2,750 salaried workers this year and 4,000 additional salaried workers at the beginning of next year.
www.fordvschevy.com   (1809 words)

 Ford News Blog
The Ford Edge crossover utility vehicle (CUV) is expected to be one of the stars of the 2006 North American International Auto Show in January.
The amount of the deduction for the Ford Escape Hybrid and the Mercury Mariner Hybrid was set after Ford documented for the IRS the incremental cost related to the vehicles' electric motor and related equipment.
The Ford Shelby GR-1 is a front-engined, two-seat, fastback supercar that is based on the architecture of the Ford GT.
www.beshoreandkoller.com /blog.htm   (1607 words)

 2007 Ford Edge - Forums
Since Ford is dropping the Freestyle, I would anticipate a change to the Freestyle's sheetmetal with the Meta One's rollout.
Even recently Ford decided that America will not get the all new Focus Europe is getting; instead we get a freshened version of the car that's been around since it's introduction, and we'll have it a couple years more before anything is done.
Ford is riding on the looks of the Fusion, for the styling of the "Edge".
townhall-talk.edmunds.com /direct/view/.efaf132   (1136 words)

 PickupTruck.Com - First Drive: 2001 Ford Ranger Edge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Ford Rangers have led in the compact pickup truck market segment sales for the past 13 years, appealing to a broad range of consumers.
The best way to do that, is to establish brand loyalty by attracting new buyers of one's product at the earliest age possible, to satisfactorily address any problems that may arise with that product, keeping the customer happy and, to offer continually improved and updated products that better serve the client's needs and desires.
The 2001 Ford Ranger compact pickup model lineup is definitely on a roll with trucks that should readily capture youthful new customers with active lifestyles, as well as appeal to loyal owners who are looking for a vehicle to better satisfy their ever changing lifestyles.
www.pickuptruck.com /html/2001/ford/ranger/first_drive.html   (594 words)

 Car Buyer's Notebook.com: Ford Archives
Ford is calling the move a business decision, and not a response to a boycott by the American Family Association, that was supposed to resume last week.
Ford is traveling to ten cities over the next few weeks, on a mission to educate consumers about their Mercury Mariner and Escape hybrids, with an emphasis on how to drive with fuel economy in mind.
Ford and Chrysler, which announced their own versions of the discount in July, after GM scored a historic, heady sales increase of 46.7% in June, have not said whether they are going to continue their programs.
www.carbuyersnotebook.com /archives/vehicles/ford   (15215 words)

 AutoWeek - The Auto Enthusiast's Online Resource   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Ford is developing a new casting procedure and will then produce new control arms.
When the 2007 Ford Edge (shown in these spy photos) and Lincoln Aviator crossover utility vehicles debut at the Detroit auto show in January, be sure to look past the sheetmetal for the underlying powertrain story.
Ford said last week that the strategy shift was strictly business and had nothing to do with the American Family Association.
www.autoweek.com /news.cms?newsId=101451   (611 words)

 Ford Edge to Debut at NAIAS
The Edge is expected to be built at Ford’s Oakville, Ont., Canada, plant, alongside the new Aviator.
Ford also confirms engineers in Dearborn are working on a third-generation hybrid transaxle, which will be capable of handling both 4-cyl.
Ford’s Escape Hybrid and Mercury Mariner Hybrid are among four ’06 certified models eligible for the clean-burning fuel deduction so far, the Internal Revenue Service says this week.
wardsauto.com /ar/auto_ford_edge_debut   (602 words)

 Augusta Georgia: sports@ugusta: Chevy teams fume over Ford's edge 6/17/97
Broome complained to a reporter that Ford was not providing enough support for some of the teams that field Thunderbirds, focusing instead on teams owned by Jack Roush, Robert Yates and Roger Penske because those teams have enjoyed the most success this year.
Ford could race Thunderbirds for two more years, but racing a car that the company isn't selling in its showrooms flies in the face of every logical marketing strategy.
Ford's teams might be able to find some unity, however, if the General Motors teams can find receptive ears at NASCAR with their gripes about this year's rules.
www.augustachronicle.com /stories/061897/spo_nascar.html   (742 words)

The Power Edge Juice is a plug in module that installs under the hood in less than 10 minutes.
The Power Edge EZ is a direct plug in module that installs in minutes by simply connecting to the MAP sensor and the Data Link connection.
The Dodge 2003 Power Edge EZ is installed under the hood and plugs into the Map sensor and Fuel Pressure Sensor.
www.rs-diesel.com /services/list.nhtml   (948 words)

 Carter Review: Ford Power Edge EZ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Ford Power Edge EZ is installed under the hood and plugs into the ICP sensor.
Tie wrap the cable away from any sharp edges or heat source and velcro mount the unit as per the supplied instructions.
Before the Ford Power Edge EZ was installed, there were five spots where the van would downshift from overdrive to third on the grade.
www.carterrv.com /carterez/carterez.asp   (836 words)

 Powerstroke edge for Ford at 2D's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Ford Power Edge EZ can also be ran in addition with a chip, or "stacked".
The Ford Power Edge EZ is weather proof and mounts under the hood.
The Power Edge EZ is the answer to increased performance for the Ford Powerstroke.
www.super-chip.com /powerstroke-edge.htm   (172 words)

 Spy Shots: 2007 Ford Edge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Ford will be adding a new midsize crossover to its lineup next year with the 2007 Ford Edge.
The Ford Edge will be built on the company's CD3 platform, which currently forms the foundation of such midsize sedans as the Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan, and the upcoming Lincoln Zephyr.
Ford's signature grille design is easily identifiable through the camo on this prototype.
www.edmunds.com /insideline/do/Features/articleId=107367   (295 words)

 Ford Ranger Edge Super Cab 4x4 (2001)
Such is the case with this week's tester, the Ford Ranger Edge.
Here is a pickup truck that is a Ford Ranger, obviously, and has little to recommend it beyond that distinction, which is its own right quite a distinction.
The Edge is a new Ranger trim level that is positioned between the XL and XLT trim levels and is aimed at young, active-lifestyle customers who want a vehicle with a distinctive appearance at an affordable price.
www.theautochannel.com /vehicles/new/reviews/2001/heilig_ford_ranger_edge.html   (964 words)

 Edge Diesel Performance Ford Powerstroke 7.3 Evolution
The Ford Edge EZ is installed underneath the hood and plugs into the ICP sensor.
The Edge EZ is the ultimate performance upgrade for the driver that wants on-the-fly adjustability, added towing power, quick and easy installation, improved fuel economy, and doesn't want to spend a lot of money.
The EZ is also tuned with a special fuel economy level that improves the atomization of fuel, which in turn allows Edge to add power, while at the same time delivering between a 5-10% improvement in MPG when driving in level 1.
www.accessconnect.com /edge_ford_diesel_powerstroke.htm   (1119 words)

 Ford Diesel Trucks Performance Products, Power Modules
The Ford Juice has a switch inside the cab allowing the driver to switch between three different performance levels on the fly (60 80, and 100 horsepower).
The Ford Power Edge EZ produces 50 hp and 100 lb-ft of torque, and it greatly improves throttle response, drivability and towing performance.
The Ford Power Edge EZ can also be run in conjunction with a chip, or “stacked.” When used in conjunction with a chip, the Power Edge EZ provides 25 - 35 hp above and beyond what the chip produces.
www.power2it.com /ford-power-modules.htm   (627 words)

 Ford releases official rendering of Edge crossover | Leftlane News - Car News For Enthusiasts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Ford this morning released a new artist’s rendering of the Ford Edge crossover utility vehicle it will show at the 2006 North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January.
“Edge’s bold, American design will turn heads in the CUV market – the fastest-growing vehicle segment – in a year that CUV sales are expected to surpass traditional SUVs,” the company said in a statement.
Edge is powered by Ford’s new 3.5-liter V-6 engine and new 6-speed automatic transmission – which help deliver a dynamic driving character and impressive fuel economy.
www.leftlanenews.com /2005/12/08/ford-releases-official-rendering-of-edge-crossover   (277 words)

 Ford Ranger Edge - Reviews on RateItAll   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Ford Rangers have always been a great running truck for me as the last one i put 240,000 on it and was running still great when sold
ford best overall, and bang for the buck it would be hard to beat.
I have a 2001 Ford Ranger Edge with 25000 mi and aside from having it in 2 different dealerships at least 8 times, the clutch just went and is NOT covered under the 3yr/36000mi bumper to bumper warranty.
www.rateitall.com /i-22966-ford-ranger-edge.aspx   (1529 words)

 Car and Driver Magazine - SHORT TAKE: Ford Ranger Edge Plus SuperCab 4x4 - June 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Tell the dealer you want a Ranger Edge SuperCab 4x4, and he'll show you a Ranger XL gussied up with body-colored bumpers and wheel-lip moldings, front and rear anti-roll bars, mud flaps, cloth seats, a CD player, and a textured vinyl floor that resembles sneaker treads.
Edge Rangers all sport the 4x4's extra 0.7-inch axle clearance (for 7.4 inches total).
The $24,080 for our Edge Plus SuperCab 4x4 is all the money you'll want to spend on a Ranger (only the Edge Flareside costs more—another $65 to start—but it can't be fitted with the bed extender) and about half the money you'll need for a BT50's insurance premium.
www.caranddriver.com /article.asp?section_id=19&article_id=3213   (708 words)

 MachineDesign.com: Ford Ranger Edge 434 Super Cab   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Along with the higher stance, the Edge package includes a monochromatic exterior, bed rails and raised dome hood, textured vinyl flooring, a four-speaker CD system, custom wheels and tires with tow hooks, fog lamps, a mesh-type grille, and air conditioning.
Standard for the Edge is a 3.0-liter V6 producing 150 horses linked to a five-speed manual OD transmission.
The Edge 434 carries an independent SLA front suspension with torsion bars and gas shocks and a rigid 4.10 rear-axle ratio with a stabilizer bar.
www.machinedesign.com /ASP/strArticleID/41987/strSite/MDSite/viewSelectedArticle.asp   (513 words)

 motoring.iafrica.com | latest news Ford takes the Edge
The Ford Edge crossover utility vehicle is to be unveiled at the 2006 North American International Auto Show in January.
Edge’s bold, American design has an eagle eye on the CUV market — the fastest-growing vehicle segment in the USA — in a year that CUV sales are expected to surpass traditional SUVs.
Edge is powered by Ford's new 3.5-litre V-6 engine and new six-speed automatic transmission — which help deliver a dynamic driving character and improve fuel economy.
motoring.iafrica.com /newsbriefs/676247.htm   (307 words)

 Media.Ford.com: News
Ford Motor Company’s innovative new 6F 6-speed automatic transaxle delivers just that – with up to a 7 percent improvement in highway fuel economy and more refined performance at the same time.
Ford Motor Company presented 64 researchers, engineers and scientists with the automaker’s highest level of technical achievement, the Henry Ford Technology Award (HFTA), for their work on 13 innovative automotive technologies.
Ford Motor Company's new Certification Test Laboratory (CTL), when combined with a multitude of company safety testing assets around the globe, gives Ford the ability to conduct some of the most comprehensive occupant protection crash simulation tests in the world.
media.ford.com /news/section_news.cfm?make_id=trust&news_section=329   (1233 words)

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