Tag: Ford Focus

New Ford Focus RS Delayed At Least Until 2022, Has To Go Down The “Full Hybrid” Route

The new Ford Focus RS is reportedly being delayed for 2022/2023 as the company’s engineers are now tasked with developing a new high-performance full-hybrid powertrain instead of a mild-hybrid one that was believed to be the original plan. Ford had to change its plans for the Focus RS in order for the new model to […]

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Ford Settles Class-Action Lawsuit Over Faulty Transmissions, Could Cost More Than $100 Million

Ford will settle a class-action lawsuit with almost 2 million owners and former owners of Focus and Fiesta models outfitted with its troubled DPS6 PowerShift dual-clutch transmission, The Detroit Free Press reports. The class-action lawsuit, first filed in 2012, shed additional light on the issue and last year, it was revealed that the American car […]

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Judge Awards Couple $23,000 Due To Faulty Transmission Of Their Ford Focus

A judge has ordered Ford to pay a couple $23,000 due to the problematic transmission of their 2014 Ford Focus, The Detroit News reports. Speaking to a federal court of the Central District of California, plaintiffs Salvador and Yvonne Quintero claimed that they felt “unsafe” because of problems related to the car’s dual-clutch PowerShift transmission. […]

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2021 Ford Focus RS Slated To Get Mild-Hybrid Engine And Rear Electric Motor

The Ford Focus RS has reverted to forbidden fruit in North America, but Europeans are in for a treat. Car Magazine says the redesigned 2021 model will receive a significant performance boost as it will adopt a hybridized powertrain and a trick all-wheel drive system. Starting under the hood, the publication says we can expect a familiar […]

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Ford Employees Claim They Knew About The Defective PowerShift Transmission

The saga surrounding Ford and the defective transmissions in the Ford Focus and Fiesta models continues, with a number of Ford employees breaking their silence and admitting that the gearbox was indeed faulty and everybody knew about it. In a bombshell report, The Detroit Free Press spoke to numerous Ford employees who claim that speaking […]

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