Grammy nominated singer Kelis will star in a new urban marketing campaign to promote the all-new 2007 Ford Edge crossover. Kelis creates a new song “Push it to the Edge” specifically for the campaign.The Edge urban marketing campaign will begin airing on Dec. 20 with major radio, print, television and Internet outlets throughout the country.
Detroit radio talk-show host Mike Stone is among the first customers to take delivery of a Ford Edge, the all new crossovers that have begun arriving at Ford dealerships across the country. Stone turned in his 2004 Cadillac CTS before picking up his Edge at Tom Holzer Ford here Thursday.
The Honda Fit, Saturn Aura and Toyota Camry are the finalists for the 2007 North American Car of the Year award. Finalists for the 2007 North American Truck of the Year award are the Chevrolet Silverado, Ford Edge and Mazda CX-7.
The winners will be named Jan. 7, at the start of press preview days for the North American International Auto Show. The finalists were culled from a candidate pool of 12 cars and 14 trucks. The finalists were determined by the votes of 49 auto journalist (...) > Full story
The family Thanksgiving road trip may still take us over the river and through the woods, or over the overpass and through the strip malls, but crossovers like my Ford Edge have replaced station wagons as the vehicles of choice.
When I was a kid, we traveled 90 miles one way on Thanksgiving Day in a Ford Country Squire that had all the charm of Chevy Chase’s Wally World-bound wagon in “National Lampoon’s Vacation,” fishtailing the whole way.
And we had NO cup holders. (...) > Full story
If you waited for the new Ford Edge or Lincoln MKX to arrive to the dealership and buy one, then we have a bad news for new: Ford announced that they will delay shipping to dealerships for at least a couple of weeks.
The two models will arrive to dealerships in late November or at the begining of December.
"The manufacturing process and the supply base aren’t to the level of consistency and stability we’d like to see,” he said. “You need to have the product right — which (...) > Full story
Even before the Ford Edge started rolling off the assembly line, the company had received 20,000 dealer orders for the new crossover. More than 1 million people have checked out the Edge’s Web site (www.fordvehicles.com), and 320,000 visitors have configured an Edge for themselves.
The all-new 2007 Ford Edge is set to hit dealer showrooms in November and the excitement continues to build. Pricing for Edge models range from $25,995 for the base SE to $29,745 for the SEL Plus.
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Three “championship-level” 2007 Ford vehicles – the Ford Shelby GT500, Ford Edge and Ford F-150 FX2 Sport – have been selected to pace the three Ford Championship Weekend races at Homestead-Miami Speedway, site of NASCAR’s season-ending events.
Dan Davis, director of Ford Racing Technology; Curtis Gray, president of Homestead-Miami Speedway; and Matt Kenseth, the 2003 NASCAR Nextel Cup champion and a contender for this year’s title, were all on hand at the race track today to help (...) > Full story
Automotive designers draw their inspiration from a wide array of sources, but Ford designer Anthony Prozzi says the fashion industry is an especially fertile breeding ground.
“As a designer, you have to have a sixth sense to predict what’s going to happen next,” says Prozzi, who worked for fashion maven Donna Karan before joining the design team at Ford. “Fashion is a wonderful barometer because fashion designers are a lot more progressive, and they’re able to move a lot quicker. (...) > Full story
The all-new Ford Edge crossover vehicle debuts later this year, equipped with a new 265-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 engine and six-speed automatic transmission that will serve as cornerstones in the company’s drive to improve the performance, fuel economy and emissions of its powertrains.
Ford Vehicle Development Chief Engineer Jim Baumbick says the new engine and transmission give Ford’s new crossover a cutting edge powertrain.
"It has very strong acceleration, so you have that (...) > Full story
Bold, American design distinguishes the 2007 Ford Edge in the red-hot crossover utility vehicle (CUV) market - along with a dynamic driving character and innovative features designed to make it the "crossover of the year."