Ford Recalling 1.46M Focus Vehicles

Ford Motor is recalling 1.46 million Ford Focus cars in North America to fix a defect that could lead to stalling. The recall affects the 2012 through 2018 model-year Focus with 2-liter GDI and 2-liter GTDI engines.

Ford warned that customers should keep their fuel tanks at least half full until their cars are fixed. The issue stems from a defective canister purge valve that could become stuck in an open position, causing deformation of the fuel tank.

In certain instances, the defect could cause the Focus to stall and then not restart or have difficulty restarting. Car owners may … Continue

2017 North American International Auto Show Review

This past weekend, I visited my brother at the University of Michigan.  To top off a sibling visit which simply means eating a ton of sushi, we decided to check out the  2017 North American International Auto Show.  After reviewing the preview show my brother attended earlier, I was very excited to check out the concept vehicles as well as the usual favorites.  This year, concepts from Chrysler, VW, MB, Lexus, Nissan, Toyota and Subaru all wowed attendees with the promise of a better automotive future.  But let’s see exactly how much they can impress … Continue