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Ford's Vista Roof option has been selling well recently, and the automaker says this is, in part, to the little shot of Vitamin D it gives to drivers' everyday commutes. The split glass roof also has UV protection comparable to SPF-50 sunscreen, which should satisfy even the fairest-skinned buyers. So far this year, the Vista Roof option is checked on 48 percent of 2011 Ford Explorer sales, 56 percent of 2011 Ford Edge sales and 32 percent of all 2011 Ford Flex sales.

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When the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety first crash tested the 2011 Ford Edge and 2011 Lincoln MKX, the crossover twins came close to becoming a Top Safety Pick. So why didn't the Edge and MKX take home the prestigious safety honor? The soft-roading duo didn't quite measure up to the institute's roof strength standards, as the lids of the CUVs only withstood pressure equal to 3.5 times overall vehicle weight. The minimum score required to become a Top Safety Pick is four times overall bo

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2011 Lincoln MKX – Click above for high-res image gallery

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If you thought 2010 was going to wrap up with an all quiet on the recall front, think again. Ford and the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration have announced the recall of 14,737 vehicles for a faulty body control module that may short out and cause a fire.

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2011 Ford Edge Sport – Click above for high-res image gallery

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Ford Masters The Mid-Cycle Refresh

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Galpin Auto Sports Explorer – Click above for high-res image gallery of Ford customs to debut at SEMA

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2011 Ford Edge Sport – Click above for high-res image gallery

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Every car today seems to have a wildly innovative interface for interacting with the vehicle, setting up your Bluetooth phone and with any luck, keeping your eyes on the road and yours hands on the wheel. Ford is changing the way drivers interact with their cars thanks to the company's new MyFord Touch system. Debuting on the updated 2011 Ford Edge Limited and Sport, MyFord Touch is a new system of technologies including voice control, touch screen and graphics all powered by Sync. The typical t

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In case you thought installing SYNC into Ford vehicles was a ho-hum-whatever affair, that's not the case – Ford puts a lot of thought into it. The Blue Oval's latest assembly line advance is to have SYNC's infotainment software installed into the 2011 Ford Edge via WiFi. Made possible by the the latest version of SYNC with WiFi access, the new process allows Ford to save money on parts and inventory by using a common module among vehicles in different cars and made in different plants. Aft

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2011 Ford Edge – Click above for high-res image gallery

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Sharpened Tech Claws More Than Scratch The Surface

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2011 Ford Edge Sport – Click above for high-res image gallery

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The 2011 Ford Edge and 2011 Lincoln MKX configurators have gone live for your shopping – or time-wasting – enjoyment. The Edge SE starts at $27,220 for the 3.5-liter V6, but you can hit it out of the park before even leaving the first page by selecting the Edge Sport all-wheel drive for $38,070. That'll get you a 305-horsepower, 3.7-liter V6 canvas to play with. There isn't much more you can add to it, but after stuffing it like a turkey we got it up to $45,171. For those with a mind

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