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Ford SmartLink may be a tall ask for niceties customers simply expect

When it was first introduced in 2007, there was nothing like the original Ford Sync system, since it allowed car owners to connect and use a portable device better than anything that came before it. It took competitors awhile to catch up. But now Ford is the one playing catchup.

Report

No fleet trial here, Ford wants to sell it as an actual model

Ford looks to add to its green-car momentum by launching a plug-in hybrid version of the Escape, its best-selling SUV.

Official

System Boosts Fuel Economy By As Much As Six Percent

1.5- and 2.0-liter motors both have fuel-saving system that shuts down engine when car is idle.

The recalls cover vehicles from the 2013 and 2014 model years

Ford is recalling more than 692,000 Escape small SUVs and C-Max gas-electric hybrids in North America to fix two safety problems.

Potential for engine fires has become a persistent problem

One of Ford Motor Company's most popular vehicles may also be one of its most troubled. The company announced two more recalls Tuesday of its 2013 Ford Escape.

Rest of the world is lagging, but popular products at home driving business

Ford Motor Co. bested forecasts for second quarter earnings with brisk sales of its Fusion sedan and Escape SUV, as well as increased pickup truck sales and diminished losses in recession plagued Europe.