Broken! Ford Recalls Additional 1.2 Million Vehicles Due To Fire Risk

The hits just keep on coming today for FoMoCo. First it was the hiring of the M&A guy we talked about this morning in the Morning Shift for the Jaguar fire-sale job, then FoMoCo had to restate its earnings to the tune of an additional $120 million or so. Now FoMoCo's got one more entr e on its problematic plate, and… » 8/03/06 2:31pm 8/03/06 2:31pm

Jalopnik Reviews: 2007 Mercury Mountaineer, Part 2

Exterior Design: **
Sure, it's easy to pick on the Mountaineer, but that doesn't change the fact that it's not very pretty. The waterfall grille is kind of sharp, in a blue whale baleen plate kind of way. Otherwise the Mountaineer is identical to the Ford Explorer, which is a generically pleasant SUV. No, wait, the… » 7/11/06 1:00pm 7/11/06 1:00pm