SEATTLE – Ford Motor Co. has imbued its ’08 Focus with all-new sheet metal and substantial mechanical upgrades to build on its fun factor, the auto maker’s North American engineering chief says. “It’s fun to drive in terms of being nimble and agile,” says Paul Mascarenas, vice president-product development-The Americas. “The steering, handling and braking are confidence inspiring. And at the same time, it’s more comfortable and quiet.” Mechanical upgrades to the ’08 Focus include a ...

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