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Five ugly cars easy to like or collect

The BMW X6 is a new addition to the all-time list of ugly cars.

One of the most entertaining car displays in the nearly yearlong packed calendar of auto shows is the Concours d’LeMons. It’s been held in August the past six years in conjunction with the diverse auto week celebration on the picturesque Monterey Peninsula. It’s also home to arguably the country’s most lofty auto show, the Pebble ... Read More »

Ford recalls 1.4 million vehicles dating to 2006

ord his recalling 1.4 million vehicles, including the 2013 Ford Escape for faulty sensors.

Ford has joined General Motors in a dubious recent honors contest with the announcement of a recall of 1.4 million cars in a variety of brands and manufactured between 2006 and 2013. The biggest percent of the recalls, according to the Detroit News, involves 915,216 Ford Escape, Mercury Mariner and Ford-built Mazda Tribute CUVs. The ... Read More »

REVIEW 2014 Ford Escape: Sporty, utilitarian

The 2014 Ford Escape has a straightforward interior.

Switching from a sporty car to a more practical crossover vehicle doesn’t have to be disappointing. The 2014 Ford Escape compact crossover sheds the previous generation’s boxy look and blends slick styling, decent utility and sporty driving. The Escape is among Ford’s top-selling smaller trucks and comes with front-wheel drive (FWD) or all-wheel drive (AWD). ... Read More »

2014 Ford Escape: Enduring crossover leads the pack

The 2014 Ford Escape has sleek exterior lines.

Now in its 15th year and second year of its third generation, the 2014 Ford Escape remains a versatile compact sport utility vehicle or crossover. It’s among Ford’s five SUVs. Since its redesign in 2013 and its highest-selling year (nearly 300,000 units), Ford didn’t mess with a good thing for 2014. The only changes include ... Read More »