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… » 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… » 7/30/08 3:30pm 7/30/08 3:30pm

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

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

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… » 10/31/07 11:45am 10/31/07 11:45am