Ford to Pour $1.8 Billion Into Smartcars for China
Oct. 12, 2015 5:29 a.m. ET
SHANGHAI— Ford Motor Co. is betting that a new generation of smartcars will help its rides stand out in China, where its sales have been slipping amid industrywide weakness and rising competition.
The U.S. car...
2016 Ford Taurus Official Vehicle for Chongqing Mayor’s International Economic Advisory Council
CHONGQING, China — The 10th annual Vehicle Delivery Ceremony to the Mayor’s International Economic Advisory Council was recently held at Changan Ford’s (CAF) First Plant. In attendance from...
2016 Lincoln MKX arrives in China, by the Boatload
The Lincoln MKX will be priced from 450.000 yuan to 700.000 yuan ($70.000 – 109.000). Local production would slash prices by about 25% but Ford has decided against production in China for now...
Ford China Sales Decline 3% to 79,608 Units in August
By Zacks.com, September 10, 2015, 12:30:00 PM EDT AAA
Ford Motor Co.'s share price inched up 0.81% on Sep 8, driven by the positive impact of the overall market movement, even as the automaker reported a 3% year-over-year decrease...
Ford Sells 79,608 Vehicles in China in August
Ford | Sep-07-2015 5:58 AM ET
SHANGHAI, China — Ford sold 79,608 vehicles in China during August, a three percent decrease compared to August 2014. Year-to-date, sales surpassed 700,000, down one percent when compared to the same period last...
Ford in China Sells 77,100 Vehicles in July
Ford | Aug-07-2015 4:35 AM ET
SHANGHAI, China — Ford China sold 77,100 vehicles in July, a six percent decrease compared to July 2014. Year-to-date sales continue to be steady and surpassed the 600,000 mark in July, with 620,588 vehicles sold...
ABB Wins $52 Million Robots Order At Ford’s Newest China Factory
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ABB robots to be installed at Changan Ford’s new Harbin-based auto factory as part of its Body-in-White (BIW) welding process ABB robots have been used successfully across Changan Ford's...
Ford Caps Giant China Manufacturing Initiative
Forbes | June 15, 2015
Ford Motor (F) pushes the start button today on an all-new engine plant in China’s Jiangxi province, finishing off an wide-ranging manufacturing expansion the company said was its most ambitious in the last half-century...
Lincoln Strengthens its China Presence
Two New Dealerships in Hefei and Hangzhou
Lincoln | Jun-06-2015 8:00 AM ET
HEFEI/HANGZHOU, China — Lincoln, an iconic luxury automotive brand with a heritage linked to presidents, royalty and movie stars, recently opened two new dealerships in Hefei and...
Ford China Sales Grow 4 Percent in May
Ford | Jun-05-2015 1:35 AM ET
SHANGHAI, China — Ford China sold 91,013 vehicles in May, a four-percent increase compared to 87,887 in May 2014. From January to May, Ford sold 459,982 vehicles in China, up one percent from 456,594 during the same period...
Lincoln Discovers Cultural Automotive Sales Differences Between China And U.S.
Motrolix | May 26, 2015
Earlier this year, Ford launched its Lincoln brand in China. The entry is quite late given that rival luxury car brands such as GM’s Buick and VAG’s Audi have been selling tons of cars in...
Ford Sells Sustainability to China with MyEnergi Lifestyle Pilot
cnet | May 25, 2015
Ford has been promoting its MyEnergi Lifestyle program at CES Asia in Shanghai this week.
Ford has announced a massive push in its sustainability agenda with the launch of the MyEnergi Lifestyle pilot program...
Ford Turned Exclusive In China?
Mcrunch | May 22, 2015
Things have not been going well for Ford in China with sales slowing down with every passing second. Market researchers claim that this is because of Ford’s cars that are more expensive than its rivals in the nation.
Well, the market...
Ford Trims China Output as Market Slows
Pricing Pressure Builds
Autonews | May 20, 2015
DETROIT -- Ford Motor Co., which is in the midst of a plant-opening blitz in China, reduced production there slightly in the first quarter in response to a market slowdown and price cuts by rivals, the head...
Ford CEO Mark Fields Sees A Day That Lincoln Sells More Cars In China Than In U.S.
Motrolix | May 20, 2015
Ford CEO Mark Fields envisions a day that the automaker’s luxury division, Lincoln, sells more cars in China than in the United States.
“If you look at the facts, today the luxury...
China Passenger Car Telematics Industry Report, 2014-2017
LONDON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Since GM OnStar and Toyota G-Book officially embarked on China's market in 2009, passenger car brands have launched their own Telematics products, such as Ford SYNC, Nissan CARWINGS, SAIC InKaNet...
Booming Ford Banks on China Product Blitz
Ford will fill a hole in its lineup with a designed-for-China full-size Taurus sedan shown in Shanghai.
SHANGHAI -- Ford Motor Co. is on a rampage in China, with sales soaring and the brand jumping to No. 5 in the sales ranking in the first...
Ford China Up 9%: First Quarter Sales 296,825
Ford | 4/7/2015
- Ford China sales in the first quarter reach 296,825 vehicles, up 9 percent; March sales reach 104,842 vehicles, up 1 percent;
- CAF passenger car sales in the first quarter reach 218,487 vehicles, up 12 percent; March sales...
Ford has unveiled its new 2016 Taurus sedan, which is designed specifically for Chinese customers.
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Debuting at the 2015 Shanghai Motor Show, Ford is touting that the 2016 Taurus sets a new benchmark for large sedans in China and is the latest vehicle to debut...
New Ford Edge Holds its First Full Range Media Test Drive in Dali
Ford | 4/7/2015
DALI, China — New Ford Edge recently began its full range media test drive, with its first test drive in Dali, Yunnan in southern China. This was the first batch of media test drives scheduled for the Edge in...