The Truth About Cars » Mondeo http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sat, 30 Apr 2016 15:15:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Reinvest in Russia? Ford Motor Company Says “Da!” http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/reinvest-russia-ford-motor-company-says-da/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/reinvest-russia-ford-motor-company-says-da/#comments Thu, 14 Apr 2016 20:30:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1324578 After partnering with the Russian company Sollers for the past five years and investing more than $1 billion into car and engine factories, Ford Motor Company is betting on a Russian rebound and still sees the beleaguered country as a long-term play. Amid GM’s retreat from Russia, Ford stuck to its game plan by spending […]

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After partnering with the Russian company Sollers for the past five years and investing more than $1 billion into car and engine factories, Ford Motor Company is betting on a Russian rebound and still sees the beleaguered country as a long-term play. Amid GM’s retreat from Russia, Ford stuck to its game plan by spending […]

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2015 Ford Edge Ecoboost Review with Video http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/2015-ford-edge-ecoboost-review-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/2015-ford-edge-ecoboost-review-video/#comments Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:00:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1116857 The large two-row crossover is a rare breed. With compact crossovers getting less compact and folks defecting to supersized three rows, Toyota and Honda chose to kill the Venza and Accord Crosstour while Ford pressed on with a redesign of the Edge. You can think of the Edge as a “tweener” crossover slotting between the Escape and […]

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The large two-row crossover is a rare breed. With compact crossovers getting less compact and folks defecting to supersized three rows, Toyota and Honda chose to kill the Venza and Accord Crosstour while Ford pressed on with a redesign of the Edge. You can think of the Edge as a “tweener” crossover slotting between the Escape and […]

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Ford Modifies Mondeo, Will Sell Locally Built Edges In Effort To Double Chinese Market Share by 2015 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/ford-modifies-mondeo-will-sell-locally-built-edges-in-effort-to-double-chinese-market-share-by-2015/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/ford-modifies-mondeo-will-sell-locally-built-edges-in-effort-to-double-chinese-market-share-by-2015/#comments Fri, 30 Aug 2013 15:41:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=503073 As part of it’s effort to double its market share in China by 2015, Ford today introduced to Chinese consumers a version of the midsized Mondeo sedan that the company says has been revised specifically for that market. Ford currently has about a 3% market share in china. The Chinese Mondeo starts at 179,800 yuan […]

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As part of it’s effort to double its market share in China by 2015, Ford today introduced to Chinese consumers a version of the midsized Mondeo sedan that the company says has been revised specifically for that market. Ford currently has about a 3% market share in china. The Chinese Mondeo starts at 179,800 yuan […]

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A Tale Of Two Wagons, Part The First: 2001 Ford Mondeo 2.0 TDCI, or “The Famed Manual Diesel Wagon” http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/a-tale-of-two-wagons-part-the-first-2001-ford-mondeo-2-0-tdci-or-the-famed-manual-diesel-wagon/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/a-tale-of-two-wagons-part-the-first-2001-ford-mondeo-2-0-tdci-or-the-famed-manual-diesel-wagon/#comments Sun, 21 Jul 2013 14:00:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=496478 Perception is a funny thing. It especially shows up when you’re sitting on the fence between two cultures, seeing the world through the eyes of both at once. As a European with close relation to US car culture, I know something about that, and I’ll show it to you with two wagons. Each of them […]

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Perception is a funny thing. It especially shows up when you’re sitting on the fence between two cultures, seeing the world through the eyes of both at once. As a European with close relation to US car culture, I know something about that, and I’ll show it to you with two wagons. Each of them […]

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Review: 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid (Video) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/review-2013-ford-fusion-hybrid-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/review-2013-ford-fusion-hybrid-video/#comments Mon, 11 Mar 2013 07:08:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=480224 Want a fuel-sipping, tree-hugging sedan with stunning good looks? Ford thinks they have the answer in the 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid. Can jamming a gasoline/electric drivetrain behind Ford’s sexy grille continue the love affair the press has had with Ford’s world-car? More importantly, can this Ford hybrid live up to its EPA numbers? Let’s find […]

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Want a fuel-sipping, tree-hugging sedan with stunning good looks? Ford thinks they have the answer in the 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid. Can jamming a gasoline/electric drivetrain behind Ford’s sexy grille continue the love affair the press has had with Ford’s world-car? More importantly, can this Ford hybrid live up to its EPA numbers? Let’s find […]

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NAIAS Preview: Ford Serves Up Some Global Fusion http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/naias-preview-new-ford-fusion-global/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/naias-preview-new-ford-fusion-global/#comments Sun, 08 Jan 2012 18:50:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=424773 Ever since the ill-fated Contour experiment, Ford has maintained a strict separation in its global midsized offerings: Fusion for the Americas and Mondeo for Europe (let’s ignore, for the moment, Australia’s Falcon as the doomed atavism it is). But under the global “One Ford” strategy, a fusion (ahem) of The Blue Oval’s midsized offerings was […]

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Ever since the ill-fated Contour experiment, Ford has maintained a strict separation in its global midsized offerings: Fusion for the Americas and Mondeo for Europe (let’s ignore, for the moment, Australia’s Falcon as the doomed atavism it is). But under the global “One Ford” strategy, a fusion (ahem) of The Blue Oval’s midsized offerings was […]

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Ford’s New Fusion/Mondeo Is So Secret, Even Its Alloys Are Camouflaged http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/fords-new-fusionmondeo-is-so-secret-even-its-alloys-are-camouflaged/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/fords-new-fusionmondeo-is-so-secret-even-its-alloys-are-camouflaged/#comments Thu, 10 Nov 2011 21:43:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=417712 This mule of Ford’s new global midsized car may be well-camouflaged, but it’s not hard to imagine something not unlike the new EVOS concept lurking underneath all that bulk. Think narrow, slit-like headights, a version of the Hyundai-esque hexagonal grille that we’ve seen on the updated Taurus SHO, a high beltline and a fastback-ish C-pillar, […]

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This mule of Ford’s new global midsized car may be well-camouflaged, but it’s not hard to imagine something not unlike the new EVOS concept lurking underneath all that bulk. Think narrow, slit-like headights, a version of the Hyundai-esque hexagonal grille that we’ve seen on the updated Taurus SHO, a high beltline and a fastback-ish C-pillar, […]

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Piston Slap: Hello Kitty! Contouring the American Mondeo’s future? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/piston-slap-hello-kitty-contouring-the-american-mondeos-future/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/piston-slap-hello-kitty-contouring-the-american-mondeos-future/#comments Mon, 10 Oct 2011 16:50:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=413980     TTAC commentator sastexan writes: Sajeev, You proved yourself smart by changing over to the older rod shift transmission linkage on your Cougar SVT. My shift cables are broken again – although this time probably due to the 1st mechanic’s ineptitude and unwillingness to finish the job he started and align it correctly. The […]

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    TTAC commentator sastexan writes: Sajeev, You proved yourself smart by changing over to the older rod shift transmission linkage on your Cougar SVT. My shift cables are broken again – although this time probably due to the 1st mechanic’s ineptitude and unwillingness to finish the job he started and align it correctly. The […]

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Review: Ford Mondeo 2.3 Titanium http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/review-ford-mondeo-2-3-titanium/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/review-ford-mondeo-2-3-titanium/#comments Wed, 05 May 2010 16:07:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=355367 You can spell favorite both ways – the American way, with a single ‘o’ – and the British way, with a ‘u’ following suit. The Ford Fusion and Ford Mondeo are not unlike this fascinating grammatical phenomenon: they both come from the same manufacturer, and they both answer the equally strong demand for misize cars […]

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You can spell favorite both ways – the American way, with a single ‘o’ – and the British way, with a ‘u’ following suit. The Ford Fusion and Ford Mondeo are not unlike this fascinating grammatical phenomenon: they both come from the same manufacturer, and they both answer the equally strong demand for misize cars […]

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