NEW FORD MUSTANG ECOBOOST OPTION BRINGS YOUNGER BUYERS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
- Non-Ford vehicle owners account for 56 percent of new EcoBoost® Mustang sales in Southern California, according to J.D. Power PIN data
- Buyers ages 16 to 35 years old account for 47 percent of market share...
Edmunds Report Provides Insights on Luxury Buyers - Edmunds
by Anita Lienert
...Edmunds.com analysts studied 12 luxury brands sold in the United States: Acura, Audi, BMW, Cadillac, Infiniti, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche and Volvo.
Some 2015 Ford F-150 buyers will have to wait until next year
Letter to dealers also reveals more Mustang production details
DETROIT -- Some retail and all fleet customers who order their 2015 F-150s early won’t see their trucks until February.
A letter to Ford dealers --...
Rising income, growing families drive buyers to big people haulers, SUVs
Automotive News China
Yang Jian | 2014/5/9
SHANGHAI -- Full-sized people haulers and SUVs used to be a tiny and stagnant segment of China's vast passenger vehicle market. In the past, only rich people and businesses...
Ford Dealers: Truck Buyers Ready for Aluminum F-150
At this year's National Automobile Dealers Association convention, the majority of Ford dealers attending the convention believe potential buyers for the 2015 Ford F-150 are ready for an aluminum-bodied truck, Automotive News reports. Since...
Ford betting iconic Mustang will lure overseas buyers
Rendering via Car & Driver
November 21, 2013 - 9:13 am ET
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) -- Ford Motor Co. is preparing to launch its Mustang coupe overseas for the first time, betting that the romance of the iconic American car...
Focus ST Bringing New and Younger Buyers to Ford Brand
DEARBORN - Focus ST is showing signs of success in bringing younger, more affluent customers into Ford showrooms as the car and the Ford ST performance brand mark one year in the market.
Through October, U.S. sales of the Focus...
Dodge unveils new Special Service Durango for police, fleet buyers
Looking to cash in on the increasingly large police utility vehicle market, Dodge today unveiled a special fleet version of its Durango three-row SUV.
The Special Service Durango will be available to police and fire...
Lincoln Tries Cheese to Lure Mercedes Buyers to Showrooms
June 12, 2013
by Craig Trudell
For those who think the car-buying experience stinks, Ford Motor Co. (F) is teaching its Lincoln dealers about fine cheeses.
Ford is spending more than $1 billion to try to resurrect the...
Lincoln bids for younger crossover buyers with MKC
January 13, 2013
by Bradford Wernle
DETROIT -- The Lincoln MKC Concept makes its world debut at the Detroit show Monday, the second vehicle in a new generation of Lincolns aimed at young upscale customers.
Lincoln hasn't said...
GoldenBuy: Aston Martin Seeks Potential Buyers, Toyota Reportedly Among Interested Parties
NOVEMBER 09, 2012
On March 12, 2007, Ford sold Aston Martin to a consortium led by David Richards (of Prodrive and WRC fame) together with Aston Martin collector John Sinders and Kuwaiti-based...
Young Car Buyers Coming Back, Picking Korean Brands - CMBC
Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012
By: Phil LeBeau
There’s a change in auto showrooms around the country. Sales to young buyers between the ages of 18 to 24 are up for the first time since 2007.
There’s also an increase this year in sales of...
Once upon a time, car-buyers looked for new cars based on the size of the trunk, the appointment of the interior and how comfortable the seats were. Gas mileage, while an influencing...
Youngest Car Buyers Seek Out Foreign Brands
By Huw Evans
July 8 2011
Collectively known as Generation Y or Millennials, those born after 1980 appear to be showing an even greater preference for ‘foreign’ brand cars in North America than even Gen-X members or the baby boomers before...
Toyota reputation drops among U.S. new-car buyers, J.D. Power says
Laurén Abdel-Razzaq and Mark Rechtin
December 15, 2010
DETROIT -- An increasing number of new-car shoppers are staying away from Toyota showrooms because of the company's quality and safety problems, according to...
Filed under: Car Buying, Etc., Ford, UK
Ford has started offering vehicles for direct sale via the internet for United Kingdom customers. Ford conducted its own research and found that almost 40 percent of buyers don't even care about a test drive; they just want what they want with the click...