Ford Motor Co. adds an additional 310,000 units to an existing list of compact cross/utility vehicles being recalled. The auto maker reportedly is calling back Ford Escape and Mazda Tribute CUVs from the ’01-’05 model years because of potential problems with the liftgate. The National Highway Traffic Safety Admin. says the rear door could open during a crash if left unlocked, Reuters reports. The latest callback follows a voluntary recall of 600,000 Escapes earlier this month in relation ...

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