Rental Car Review: The First Ford Fusions

By the mid-2000s, Ford reached a point where they had to do something about their mid-sized sedan offering. With a lineage that included the Tempo and the Contour (the American version of the Mondeo), Ford needed something that fit perfectly between the Focus and the Taurus.

Quickies: A Pre-Historic List of Rental Car Reviews From The "Cutting Room Floor"

Prior to April of 2011, I tried my hand on automotive vehicle reviewing by talking about the cars I rented. They helped me understand what these vehicles were all about. I paid attention to their positive and negative attributes very closely. The result was informed opinions with the approach of living with each of these vehicles day in and day out.

My Thoughts Exactly: 2020 Ford Expedition MAX Platinum

The Ford Expedition challenged the large SUV market with its aluminum body construction and a stronger, more durable 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged EcoBoost V6. The result is a lighter offering that simply laughed at the trio from General Motors – the Chevrolet Tahoe, Suburban, and GMC Yukon. Not to mention being superior to anyone else wanting to play in the large SUV space.

My Thoughts Exactly: 2020 Ford Escape SE Sport Hybrid

Ford may not have been the first to occupy the compact SUV
segment, but they have sold more than enough of them to keep it within our
conscious.

Since its debut twenty years ago, Ford sold 4.27 million
Escapes in the USA alone. You may find many of those still on the road.

My Favorite Concept Vehicles

There was a time when the future of the automobile was exhibited to the public as a "concept." A concept vehicle was truly a vision of the future for which a few components would be present in new models within a few years later. Others were just straight out of science fiction with none of the concept's ideas brought to market at all.

My Favorite Vehicles Of The 2010s

The history of this website almost spanned the entire decade – I rebranded it in 2011. Yet, I have done some reviews on the old blog the year prior. Remembering those will be a challenge in itself because most of the vehicles on this list would be from 2011 and onward.

Historiography: The Fine Car Era

For starters, your definition may be different than the next person's. Luxury is subjective to the beholder. How you define it depends on your expectations of what luxury means to you. Also, how luxury feels to you.