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    Official: Ford Police Interceptor line gets official EPA fuel economy ratings

    Police forces didn't care much about fuel economy back in the early days of the Ford Crown Victoria, but these days, efficiency is front and center for cash-strapped municipalities. The cost of fuel keeps rising and cities continue to cut their budgets, so one or two miles per gallon might make ...

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    Report: NHTSA probing nearly 2 million Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable models over stuck throttles

    According to Reuters, The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has trained its gaze on nearly two million Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable models over a potential stuck throttle issue. This past Sunday, March 11, NHTSA announced it would investigate 360,000 Taurus sedans from the 2005 and ...

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    Official: MyFord Touch, MyLincoln Touch upgrades shipping this week

    A few months back, Ford told us that it had listened to consumers and wanted to cure the ills of the first generation MyFord Touch. Starting today, the Blue Oval will begin shipping out USB drives to owners of 2013 Ford Taurus and Flex models, allowing them to install the latest version of the ...

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    Official: Chicago Police Department orders 500 new Ford Police Interceptors

    Ford has just landed a solid punch in the battle to win over police departments in the post-Crown Vic era. The automaker announced the sale of 500 new Police Interceptor models (a mix of sedans and SUVs) to the Chicago Police Department. The 2013 Interceptor is responsible for the addition of 230 ...

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    Report: Ford Taurus and Explorer Police Interceptor production begins

    Ford has begun producing the company's two new Police Interceptor models. According to Ward's Auto, both the Taurus and Explorer-based cruisers are rolling off of the line at the automaker's Chicago Assembly Plant. All told, the sedan variant has accounted for around 60 percent of orders so far. ...

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    Report: UAW workers in Chicago reject Ford deal, strike possible

    Ford's hourly workforce is having a tough time ratifying the tentative agreement struck between the Blue Oval and United Auto Workers union last week, despite that deal being the most generous among those made this year between the Big 3 automakers and their respective unions. For example, Ford ...

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    Spy Shots: 2013 Ford Taurus Police Interceptor shows its face

    It looks as if the recent update to the 2013 Ford Taurus will translate to the company's new Police Interceptor. Our elite squad of spy photographers have managed to capture a few images of a revamped Interceptor during transport, and while several mules have been spotted with heavy front-end ...

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    Report: 2013 Ford Taurus design points the way for next Falcon, Mondeo

    If you've been wondering exactly what Ford has in mind for the next-generation Falcon, look no further than the recently revealed 2013 Taurus for a few clues. Ford design guru J Mays has officially made it clear that the look of the sedan will be transposed onto several of the automaker's other ...

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    Report: Ford Taurus Police Interceptor to hit streets with 2013 updates

    2013 Ford Taurus and 2012 Taurus Police Interceptor – Click either image for high-res gallery
    The Ford Crown Victoria has been such a valuable asset to police agencies around the U.S. that some municipalities have gone as far as to order extras. The reason? The Crown Vic will be retired at ...

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    New York 2011: 2013 Ford Taurus and Taurus SHO bow in the Big Apple

    The current Ford Taurus may only be two years old, but the Blue Oval folks haven't wasted any time enhancing its design, powertrains and levels of content. The 2013 model year mid-cycle refresh encompasses more aggressive styling tweaks for both the base Taurus and high-end SHO, and Ford's ...

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    2013 Ford Taurus SHO looks better, but no bump in power [w/video]

    Those of you hoping for a 400-horsepower Ford Taurus SHO are about to be severely disappointed. The 2013 Taurus SHO will continue to produce 365 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque from its 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6. Sure, that's still plenty of oomph for the SHO, but with rumors of a ...

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    2013 Ford Taurus gets 2.0L EcoBoost four, styling tweaks [w/video]

    Upon taking the wraps off of the 2013 Ford Taurus, Derrick Kuzak, the automaker's group vice president of global product development, said the styling tweaks were wholly influenced by the new Audi A6. Sure, the new front fascia and LED square around the taillamps are total Audi knock-offs, but ...

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    Report: Ford feels Japan quake effect with shortage of red, black paint

    Due to a pigment shortage stemming from the March 11 earthquake in Japan, Ford has had to stop taking new orders for cars in Tuxedo Black, and is limiting orders of three shades of red. Officials from Ford say they're working on another source for the pigment as you read this, and have enough ...

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    Spy Shots: 2012 Ford Taurus SHO spotted in the wild - are there 400 horses underhood?

    Our elite squad of spy photographers has managed to nab a few photos of the 2012 Ford Taurus SHO splashing through the rain. Word on the street is that Ford has a few aesthetic changes for the sedan in the pipes as well as a serious boost in power. Steve Ling, the company's North American car ...

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    Videos: Ford pits Police Interceptor pair against the competition

    2011 Ford Police Interceptors – Click above to view the videos after the jump
    The long-serving Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor will take its final bow this year, leaving behind a legacy of protecting and serving that outstrips even the legendary Chevrolet Caprice. To fill the void ...

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    Video: Creative man turns Ford Taurus Wagon into reverse snowplow

    2000 Ford Taurus Wagon snow plow – Click above to watch the video after the break
    Some may call it lazy; we call it resourceful. Tired of shoveling snow and apparently unable (or unwilling) to purchase a truck-mounted plow or walk-behind snow blower, Jeff Schneider of Minnesota did the ...

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    SEMA 2010: Ford Taurus SHOx prescribed for power, side effects include bleeding ears

    2011 Ford Taurus "SHOx" - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Rick Bottom Designs was given the keys to a 2011 Ford Taurus SHO and the custom car builder decided it wanted to hear more from the Blue Oval sedan. The 365-horsepower EcoBoost V6 has been bumped up by a Hahn Racecraft Stage 1 ...

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    Ford shows off Police Interceptor Stealth concept ahead of SEMA debut

    Ford Police Interceptor Stealth – Click above for high-res image gallery
    In addition to the raft of Mustangs and F-150s that Ford will be debuting at this year's SEMA show, this special Police Interceptor Stealth concept will be on display in Las Vegas this week. Ford designer Melvin ...

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    Video: Conan O'Brien turns stuntman, pilots explosive '69 Dodge Dart

    Conan O'Brien does his own stunts – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Conan O'Brien is getting ready to launch his new late-night talk show. "Conan" premieres November 8th at 11pm on TBS. He wants to show everyone just how bad-ass this new television show will be. Ditching his ...

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    Video: Homebuilt Steaurus 2000 is a Blue Oval the likes of which we've never seen

    The Steaurus 2000 – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Just a few of the specs: eight batteries, one toaster, one microwave, one DVD player, one VCR, five exterior cameras and a "secondary auxiliary defroster." Oh, and one really, really funky hat, under which exists one heck of a ...


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