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    Report: NHTSA probing 2000-2003 Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable models over throttle issue

    A potential issue with the speed control cable collar has got the 2003-20003 Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable under the spotlight of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. If the collar breaks it can cause the throttle to be stuck open. The issue is limited to vehicles with the ...

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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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    Ultra-rare SHO-powered aluminum-bodied Mercury Sable AIV spotted in Canada

    1994 Mercury Sable AIV – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Back in 1994, Ford produced a series of experimental Mercury Sables with all-aluminum bodies. About 20 were made, a few of which were even powered by the aluminum 3.2-liter Yamaha V6 from the automatic-equipped Taurus SHO of ...

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    Eight vehicles you can still buy new... seriously

    Eight vehicles you can still buy new – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Was your heart crushed when vehicles like the Mercury Sable, Pontiac Grand Prix or Dodge Durango got the axe? Well, fear not – these hot little numbers (and many more!) are still available from dealerships ...

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    REPORT: Mercury Sable reaching the end of the line Thursday

    2008 Mercury Sable – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Mercury's born-again Sable sedan is dead again – or, more accurately, it will be come so on Thursday. According to The Detroit News, Ford's gussied-up Taurus (itself a gussied-up Five Hundred) will expire later this week, ...

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    Picture of the Day: Home of the Taurus finally torn down

    Ford assembly plant in Hapeville, Georgia - Click above to enlarge
    Ford's assembly plant in Hapeville, Georgia stopped producing the last generation Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable back in late 2006. At that time, Ford had long since ceased selling the Taurus to the general public, as the last ...

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    Mercury Sable dies along with Taurus X

    Next month Ford is expected to unveil the all new 2010 Ford Taurus at the Detroit Auto Show, but don't expect the large sedan to be accompanied by a new Mercury Sable. Ford spokesman Mark Schirmer told Automotive News that the spacious sedan will take a dirt nap in April, one month after the Taurus ...

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    Mercury Sable and Taurus X dead next year?

    Mercury, after nearly being introduced to oblivion, was rescued from the void because Ford needs a brand that could be devoted to small cars. The Ford brand, still fighting off oblivion itself, has recently been devoted to fresh, new designs that provide consumers the flair and features they've ...

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    Taurus gets a new tagline

    It should come as no surprise that the Taurus and its siblings perform well on crash tests. The platform was developed from the Volvo P2 architecture that provides the basis for the original S80, as well as the S60 and outgoing V70. The Taurus has just earned itself five-star ratings in all of the ...

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    Ford, Honda score high on safety test

    The crash-happy folks over at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) have just released the results of their newest round of testing, and Acura and Ford have come out on top. Both the Acura MDX and the Ford Taurus/Mercury Sable earned the highest possible scores.The MDX was rated as ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #57

    Episode #57 is a breezy little number, clocking in around 32 minutes long. Though on the short side, it's action-packed! We recap the Chicago show, paucity of activity and all. For starters, we return to one of our favorite subjects recently, the impending Pontiac G8. Let's just say it's even ...

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    Chicago Auto Show: We do Chi-Town right

    Our men on the ground have left the building, weary from a long day of press conferences, bad coffee and pointy-elbowed photographers. Wednesday has turned out to be a resounding success, with the introductions of the Pontiac G8, Volkswagen R32, Alpina B7, the Ford Five-Hundred Taurus (plus it's X ...

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    Chicago Auto Show: Mercury revives the Sable for 2008

    Click image for full high-res gallery of live and media picsShocking absolutely nobody, Ford's Cisco Codina revealed Mercury's newest model in Chicago today, the 2008 Sable, and we've got live shots and additional official images for you. We've already talked about what a great decision this was, ...

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    Ford's Mark Fields announces Bold Move: Bring back Taurus & Sable brands

    Making both a bold and simple move, Ford's North American boss Mark Fields confirmed this morning what we already knew, that the Taurus and Sable brands will be resurrected for 2008. Fields, delivering the keynote address at the Chicago Auto Show this morning, said the Ford Five Hundred nameplate ...

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    CONFIRMED: Taurus, Taurus X and Sable return for 2008

    Click for a mini gallery of Taurus, Taurus X and SableLet this be a lesson to Ford: if you have a web page up on your servers, it is LIVE even if you don't have a link published for it. The proof comes courtesy of Blue Oval News, where one of their forum posters played around with URL strings and ...


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