Focus News Archive

  1. 2017

    1. February

      • Power steering is one of those things you don’t think about until it’s gone. And owners of Ford cars with electronic power assisted steering (EPAS) are thinking about it all the damn time, if yo...

  2. 2016

    1. November

      • Each car has an EVAP system that traps fuel vapors before they escape the gas tank. Those vapors are stored in a charcoal canister and then, in certain situations, a purge valve opens and allows...

      • 2012–13 Ford Focus owners made enough noise about their unreliable doors to spark an investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) back in January.

        The owne...

    2. October

      • Ford is doing its best to steer clear of an EPAS lawsuit, saying the plaintiff’s claims don’t merit class-action certification because the steering problems are too widespread to prove any “comm...

    3. September

    4. August

    5. July

    6. March

    7. February

      • Ford’s PowerShift transmission is supposed to provide the fuel economy of a manual with the convenience of an automatic. But a lawsuit says it:

        “slips, bucks, kicks, jerks, gets hot, stu...

    8. January