2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid

Since its launch earlier this year, I’ve been listening to my colleagues gush over the 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid. The accolades range from amazing mileage figures to the seamless operation of the hybrid system. I’ve even read that it is actually fun-to-drive. Having experienced the new Toyota Prius, I am beginning to believe that hybrid technology is finally ready for a broader consumer base. The price premium has come down a bit, and the technology is beginning to deliver excellent fuel economy and better driving dynamics. Can Ford actually deliver on both? [...]

2010 Lincoln MKT and MKZ – First Drives

Thursday, June 25, 2009 – I’ll be driving the new 2010 Lincoln MKZ sedan as well as the all-new 2010 Lincoln MKT Crossover today and will be using Twitter to update the site with my driving impressions. The action should start around 9 AM EST. You can check in here during the day to read all the tweets below or you can follow me on Twitter HERE and read as I post. [...]

Six Automakers Score 100 with HRC

9/2/2008 – The Human Rights Campaign Foundation just released its 2009 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) and 6 of the 259 major U.S. businesses that scored a top rating of 100 percent are automotive manufacturers. Listed in alphabetical order they are: Chrysler, Ford, GM, Subaru, Toyota and VW. Subaru, in concert with their long-standing support of the LGBT community, is not surprising. Some might be taken back by the other companies on the list as well as those that didn’t achieve a perfect score. [...]