2009 North American Car & Truck Of The Year Finalists Feature Two…

The 2009 North America Car and Truck Of The Year finalists, announced today, features the Hyundai Genesis, the first finalist from a Korean automaker. The awards will be presented at January's Detroit Auto Show. » 12/18/08 2:00pm 12/18/08 2:00pm

Metro Detroit Dealer Sports Ford Flex Woody

Seems one of the 31 metro Detroit Ford dealers has gotten cute and worked up a Ford Flex » 8/22/08 3:20pm 8/22/08 3:20pm woody to entice customers in to buy the station wagon/van/crossover. According to 's Todd Lassa, the Flex in question is your basic stripper model, so the woody option makes it all the more innuendo-tastic, but that's no big deal…

2009 Ford Flex Scores Five Stars For Frontal- And Side-Impacts

The new 2009 Ford Flex has scored five-star safety ratings from NHTSA in all four front and side-impact tests. The Flex numbers beat those of the rival Toyota Highlander, which received a four-star rating for the passenger in frontal tests. Ford also scored a four-star rating in the rollover test using both 2WD and 4WD … » 8/05/08 5:20pm 8/05/08 5:20pm

People On The Internet Are Searching For The Ford Flex

According to the Blue Oval folks, Ford Flex was the seventh most popular search term on Yahoo last Sunday, and the only vehicle in the top 10 most-searched topics. We're not really sure why that's news, but Ford seems pretty excited about it. Our thoughts? Well, we're happy they're happy — we don't know what more there … » 7/30/08 3:30pm 7/30/08 3:30pm

2009 Ford Flex, First Drive

Ford PR Flack:"We wanted to give the Flex what we call a 'wow' factor."
Random Auto Journalist: "Wow, can I quote you on that?" » 6/12/08 12:00am 6/12/08 12:00am
Press launches are interesting places. Well, if you find humanity in its most mundane and sycophantic form interesting that is. Full Disclosure: I didn't actually drive the , but I did…

Lincoln In Same Boat As Mercury, Won't Get Ford Flex Either

Wes and I spent yesterday at a very Flex-ible Ford event in the Big Apple, and before we hit the road, we had a chance to sit down with some other journalists and break bread with our new mishpacha, Ford's chief creative officer J "Boss Of Big Balls" Mays. While other journalists were busy munching on mozzarella and… » 5/20/08 6:30am 5/20/08 6:30am

Sony Showcases Ford Flex Deal In NYC

Ford is taking a page out of Subaru's book and will be partnering with Sony for a factory-installed in-car entertainment system. The first model will be a Ford Flex, much like the one we received the chauffeur treatment in, and it will be on display at the Sony Style store on Madison Avenue in New York City.
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We Get Exclusive Ride In 2009 Ford Flex, Chauffeur To Hyundai Dinner

Despite the news of the eminent demise of the Ford Taurus X, we're now not as concerned because we just got our first ride in the 2009 Ford Flex. A very hip Ford rep dropped by our extremely touristgasmic digs near Times Square to give us a ride over to dinner and get a little free press for Ford's new hauler. Despite… » 3/19/08 7:45am 3/19/08 7:45am

Ford To Give Lincoln Some Flex-Ability

According to the very fine people at Car & Driver, Ford CEO Alan Mulally confirmed that it would be the Lincoln brand that would get the next derivative of the Ford Flex seven-passenger crossover minivan replacement. This goes against rumors that it would be Mercury that would be getting a version of the Flex. » 1/02/08 9:15am 1/02/08 9:15am

SEMA 2007: Foose Flexes His Ford Muscles, Reveals Customized Ford Flex

Just for SEMA, Ford's let two designers have their way with their new people mover, the Ford Flex. First up is none other than the star of "Foosical: The Musical," Chip Foose. He's put his personal touch on the Flex by dropping Foose Design 22-inch wheels on the feet, and Eibach springs customized for "a lower appearance," … » 10/31/07 11:45am 10/31/07 11:45am

2009 Ford Flex

It looks like Ford was Flex-ing their new minivan replacement for 2009 down in San Antonio, Texas. Jalopnik reader Hernan caught this here prototype making its way through the downtown city streets the other day looking very Dave-like in the rear-view mirror of what we're assuming is the family truck. We don't know… » 7/09/07 9:00am 7/09/07 9:00am