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2013 Ford Fusion Will Offer Optional Lane Departure Warning System

When Ford redesigns the Fusion for the 2013 model year, the affordable midsize sedan will get an optional lane departure warning system. “The technical tidbit is a tracking system that can help prevent drowsy or inattentive drivers from wandering out of their lane,” says The New York Times. “While similar technology has previously been offered on some automobiles, Octavio Navarro, a Ford spokesman, said in a telephone interview that the Fusion will be the first affordable nonluxury vehicle to offer ... continue reading»

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Ford Recalls Fusion, Mercury Milan Sedans

Ford is recalling 128,616 Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan sedans from the 2010 and 2011 model years. Certain models equipped with 17-inch steel wheels are affected by the recall, specifically those built from April 1, 2009 through April 30, 2009 and from Dec. 1, 2009 through Nov. 13, 2010, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports. According to NHTSA, “multiple stud fractures could occur at the wheel location, and the operator may experience vehicle vibration and/or wheel separation ... continue reading»

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