Can The Lincoln MKC Concept Set The Brand On Fire?

Our rollout of Detroit Auto Show reveals continues tonight with the Lincoln MKC Concept, which previews what is sure to be the brand's next small crossover SUV. (I needed to post this tonight because I know how passionate you all are about small crossover SUVs.) » 1/13/13 12:45am 1/13/13 12:45am

2013 Ford Escape: First Drive

The Ford Escape has always been the capable compact SUV you never really wanted, but was your go-to response to the question: "I don't off-road. I want an SUV. What should I buy?" The new 2013 Ford Escape is no longer an SUV, but it won't change the answer to that question. » 4/18/12 12:00pm 4/18/12 12:00pm

2013 Ford Escape: Your mom will love it

All those years spent pining for the Euro-only Ford Kuga crossover were not in vain for Ford has finely deigned us worthy with the Kuga-twin 2013 Ford Escape. Now we suddenly realize we never really wanted a crossover in the first place. Oh well. Our moms will buy them! » 11/16/11 8:03am 11/16/11 8:03am

2009 Ford Escape: First Drive

While we're not quite willing to call this a full review, we did get some seat time with a couple of spankin' new 2009 Ford Escape models yesterday. We managed to get back-to-back seat time with both the 2008 and 2009 V6 4x4 Limited as well as the Hybrid for direct comparison on the same 20-mile circuit. When Hardigree … » 5/15/08 12:00pm 5/15/08 12:00pm

Canadian Cabinet Members Forced To Give Back Vehicles, Thanks To One…

The cabinet ministers in Nova Scotia will no longer be allowed to cruise around in government-paid vehicles after one teenage son of a cabinet minister crashed a 2008 Ford Escape hybrid likely doing something very un-green-like. It turned into a bit of a messy he-said she-said as the cabinet member, Judy Streatch, said … » 5/08/08 3:40pm 5/08/08 3:40pm

IRS Gives Biggest Tax Credit To New Ford Hybrids

Now that the tax incentives to on the Toyota Prius have run out, the new king of the road for deductions are the hybrid offerings from Ford — the Hybrid Ford Escape and Hybrid Mercury Mariner two wheel drive. The taxman will be giving buyers of the twin hybrids up to $3,000 in deductions in an effort to offset the… » 3/28/08 12:45pm 3/28/08 12:45pm

Ford Testing 120mpg Plug-In Hybrid SUV

The Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid that is currently being evaluated in Southern California is capable of up to 120mpg. 20 vehicles have been delivered to Southern California Edison, who will run them as part of their fleet for two years. For the first 30 miles after a full charge, the Plug-In Escape delivers 4.5 times the … » 1/31/08 12:45pm 1/31/08 12:45pm