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Ford F-150 again tops best-selling vehicle list

The 2014 Honda Acord was named the 2014 Green Car of the Year

The Ford F-150 pick-up truck and the Toyota Corolla don’t appear to have much in common. But they do. The Ford-150 had been made for 67 years; the Toyota Corolla is now 43 years old. The two enduring vehicles are perennially on the top-10 selling vehicle list in the United States. Although 2014 totals won’t …

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Top-10 cars in 2013 no one is buying

The 2013 Volvo C30 hasn't sold well and has been discontinued.

Competition in the auto industry is ever-intensifying. Or at least it seems that way. As a result, more vehicles have become better cars and fewer cars are outright bad. But how fast cars sell or don’t sell is a good indicator of what cars customers want and don’t want. New cars in 2013 have spent …

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Ford C-Max hybrid, 2013: Can it challenge Toyota Prius clan?

Ford's new all -hybrid lineup

Ford touts the 2013 C-Max as a hybrid that drives and looks like a “real car.” The marketing approach is a direct shot at the Toyota Prius, which despite its immense popularity still has plenty of detractors. The Prius still has a futuristic-looking exterior and it drives like . . . a hybrid. A decade …

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Ford Taurus Ecoboost, 2013: Fuel stingy, surprisingly powerful

The new Ford Taurus Ecoboost his fuel stingy

I expected the large, sleek 2013 Ford Taurus sedan with its turbocharged 2-liter “EcoBoost” four-cylinder to be lazy. But it turned out to have strong acceleration and sparkling highway fuel economy for such a big guy. It wasn’t all that long ago a 2-liter four-cylinder engine in an American car was found in small economy …

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