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  1. Ford @ Geneva 2009 Auto Show

    Ford Motor Company Discussion
    Ford's next-generation Focus makes its European debut at the Geneva Motor Show on March 2, just weeks after a global unveiling at the North American International Auto Show in January. This will be the first chance for European customers to see the car that spearheads Ford's next generation of...
  2. Ford Profit for 2009 - first in 4 years

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    Ford earns $2.7B in 2009, first profit in 4 years - Finance.Yahoo.com Popular cars and lower costs help Ford make first annual profit in 4 years, but debt rises By Dee-Ann Durbin and Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writers On Thursday January 28, 2010, 3:43 pm DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) -- Defying economic...
  3. Ford Posts $2.7 Billion 2009 Profit After Record Loss

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    Ford Posts $2.7 Billion 2009 Profit After Record Loss Ford Motor Co. posted 2009 net income of $2.7 billion, ending three straight annual losses, and forecast a 2010 pretax operating profit as Chief Executive Officer Alan Mulally reaped the benefits of his recovery plan. Fourth-quarter...
  4. My Visit to Dec 2009 San Diego Auto Show

    FIN Auto Show Coverage
    This MKS made me wish I lived In America The Cadillacs and GM Generally Rules when it comes to design and in some ways execution. This car is a work of art. Nothing from Europe comes close
  5. Ford sales up 40% in China for 2009

    Ford Motor Company Discussion
    •Ford Motor Company's joint-ventures and wholly-owned entities in China delivered record sales of 440,619 units in 2009, an increase of 44 percent from a year ago •Ford Motor's passenger car joint venture, Changan Ford Mazda Automobile Co. (CFMA), recorded its best-ever annual sales of 315,791...
  6. Looking Way Up: Ford posts 33% sales gain in 2009, 15% market share

    Ford Motor Company Discussion
    Courtesy of Autoblog.com Link: http://www.autoblog.com/2010/01/05/looking-up-ford-posts-33-sales-gain-in-2009-15-market-share/ We'll have our monthly By the Numbers post ready lickity split, but here's a little tidbit worth sharing ahead of the full data download. While automotive sales have...
  7. Ford Mustang takes 2009 Pony Car sales crown from Chevrolet Camaro

    Mustang Discussion
    Courtesy of Autoblog.com Link: http://www.autoblog.com/2010/01/05/ford-mustang-takes-the-2009-pony-car-sales-crown-from-the-chevro/ It's official: The Ford Mustang outsold the Chevrolet Camaro in 2009, despite the Bowtie Brand's contender putting together a string of month-on-month sales leads...
  8. Ford Canada December 2009 sales

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    Canada FORD BRAND #1 IN CANADAFord F-Series best-selling vehicle in Canada; 2009 sales up 7%; December sales up 26% 2009 Highlights: •Ford F-Series is the best-selling vehicle in Canada •Ford F-Series is the best-selling pickup in Canada for a record 44 consecutive years •Ford is the...
  9. Ford Motor Company A Year In Review: A Look Back At 2009

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    Courtesy of Facebook Link: http://ford.digitalsnippets.com/ford-corporate/ford-motor-company-a-year-in-review-a-look-back-at-2009/ The year 2009 will go down as probably one of the most memorable in the automotive industry, and Ford’s constant progress and momentum stood out. While the economic...
  10. Ford & Lincoln Booth at Riyadh Motor Show 2009

    FIN Auto Show Coverage
    Ford & Lincoln Booth at Riyadh Motor Show 2009 For more info : http://www.saudigazette.com.sa/index.cfm?method=home.regcon&contentID=2009121156657 Let's start with the 2010 Ford Taurus " The star of the Show ;) " : The 2010 Ford Taurus SHO :cool: : :hyper: "...
  11. 2009 South Florida International Auto Show

    FIN Auto Show Coverage
    I went to the South Florida International Auto Show at the end of October. I just never thought of posting it here, but here is a full, rather thorough writeup of the show. I'll go in the order they were set up at the show and the order that I looked at them: FORD MOTOR COMPANY FLM was...
  12. 2009 Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Awards

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    2009 Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Awards <OBJECT width=425 height=344> &nbsp &nbsp <embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/iUK-w1DUTCY&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" width="425" height="344"></embed></OBJECT> More...
  13. top ten august 2009

    Ford Motor Company Discussion
    Here the ranking for august 2009....some surprises: Top 10 Best-Sellers Toyota Camry: 54,396 Ford F-Series: 45,590 Honda Civic: 43,294 Toyota Corolla: 43,061 Honda Accord: 39,726 Chevy Silverado: 32,421 Honda CR-V: 30,284 Nissan Altima: 26,833 Ford Focus: 25,547 Hyundai Elantra...
  14. By the Numbers - August 2009: Cash for Clunkers Edition

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    Courtesy of Autoblog.com Link: http://www.autoblog.com/2009/09/01/by-the-numbers-august-2009-cash-for-clunkers-edition/ FoMoCo sales up 17%, GM and Chrysler improve but still losing sales After reviewing the U.S. auto industry's sales numbers for August 2009, the true effect of the...
  15. August 2009: Ford Sales Up 17%

    Ford Corporate News
    AUGUST 2009: FORD’S STRONG LINEUP DRIVES RETAIL SALES UP 21 PERCENT Ford, Lincoln and Mercury retail sales increased 21 percent versus a year ago; total sales (including fleet) were 176,323, up 17 percent versus a year ago Ford’s August sales increase follows July increase, making Ford one of...
  16. July 2009 Sales: Ford UP 9% retail, UP 2% total sales

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    FORD’S NEW FUEL-EFFICIENT VEHICLES PLUS “CASH FOR CLUNKERS” PROGRAM DRIVE SALES INCREASE IN JULY Ford, Lincoln and Mercury retail sales increased 9 percent versus a year ago; total sales (including fleet) were 158,838, up 2 percent versus a year ago Ford is first among major manufacturers to...
  17. Comparison Test: 2010 Ford Taurus vs. 2009 Honda Accord

    Ford Car Discussion
    Courtesy of: InsideLine.com If you understand the limitless desire of Americans for personal space, then you understand the thinking behind the 2010 Ford Taurus Limited and 2009 Honda Accord EX-L V6 with Navigation. Taurus and Accord may be iconic midsize-sedan nameplates, but now the badges...
  18. 2010 Ford Taurus SHO vs. 2009 Infiniti G37 Journey

    Ford Brand News - Global
    http://www.edmunds.com/insideline/do/Drives/Comparos/articleId=151726?tid=edmunds.il.home.photopanel..5.*
  19. US INDEPENDENCE DAY 2009: Economy, Auto Industry, Oil?

    Ford Motor Company Discussion
    First, humans seem to have VERY short memories and a rather weak sense of "self reliance". To get a sense of magnitude of fuel economy impact, let's look at US oil imports for 2008. In 2008, the US purchased (paid OPEC) roughly USD $700 BILLION for imported oil, REMOVING approximately USD $700...
  20. Ford Media:June 2009 Sales

    Ford Corporate News
    DEARBORN, Mich., July 1, 2009 – Customer demand for new products helped Ford Motor Company increase market share in June, even as Ford continued to de-escalate incentive spending. Ford, Lincoln and Mercury sales totaled 148,153, down 11 percent versus a year ago, which is believed to be the...
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