2015 Ford Focus: This Is It, In Person

The 2015 Ford Focus just made its debut here at the New York Auto Show, and it looks a lot like, well, a Ford Focus. But! It's got more of a fishy-looking face, in accordance with Ford's new global corporate grille design, and Many Other Things besides. » 4/16/14 12:30pm Wednesday 12:30pm

A Zany 320 Horsepower 2015 Ford Focus RS May Be Coming

The current Ford Focus ST is one of the very best hot hatches ever made, but even it cannot match the sheer madness of the old Ford Focus RS. The good news is that Ford may just be cooking up another Focus RS that's even more powerful than the last one. » 2/24/14 9:00am 2/24/14 9:00am

How Ford Sold Cars To ‘Punkers’ And ‘Gothics’ By Not Calling The Cops

Once upon a time, there was a decade called the 1990s. Things were better then. Americans were prosperous blissfully unaware of things like terrorism or extensive domestic surveillance. And unlike those good-for-nothing Millennials of today, young people could be bothered to get off their asses and actually buy cars. » 7/15/13 1:08pm 7/15/13 1:08pm

Toyota To Ford: Shut Up, The Corolla Is Still Number One

The Ford Focus made big waves recently after market researcher R.L. Polk & Co. reported that the car outsold all other vehicles in 2012 thanks in part to strong sales in China. While this should be a cause for celebration among fans of non-boring compact cars, Toyota, the king of boring compact cars, fired back to say… » 4/10/13 10:04am 4/10/13 10:04am

Shelby Ford Focus ST: Where Is The Tire-Murdering Horsepower?

The Detroit Auto Show is always a lot of fun, but in this era of spy photos and leaks, there aren't many real surprises. One huge exception we encountered here was this, the Shelby Ford Focus ST covered in a bright orange tarp just outside the media center. For days we've been wondering what kind of magical mysteries… » 1/15/13 12:39pm 1/15/13 12:39pm

Drunk Driver Refuses Sobriety Test Because He ‘Done Seen It On The…

When Dustan Carpenter was pulled over in Fort Pierce, Florida, his speech was slurred, he had bloodshot eyes, and he couldn't keep his balance. He then told his soon-to-be arresting officer he's "not taking no sobriety test, I done seen it on the Mythbusters." » 9/19/12 2:00pm 9/19/12 2:00pm

The Ford Focus Electric will cost almost $40,000

GreenCarReports points out that Ford has posted pricing information for its new all-electric Focus, and the $39,995 price tag isn't just bad — it's ludicrous. The similarly all-electric Nissan Leaf stickers at $36,050, while the Chevy Volt — which you can actually, you know, drive between cities — runs $39,995. All… » 11/02/11 1:30pm 11/02/11 1:30pm