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  1. Ford Motor Company Discussion
    It Looks like people are noticing the rapid industrywide decline in large cars. No matter how new or modern the fullsizer is, it's loosing ground quickly. At this rate, the segment's volume will be more than halved by the end of the decade...
  2. Ford Corporate News
    William Clay Ford Sr. dead at 88 Autoblog March 9, 2014 by Brandon Turkus William Clay Ford, retired vice chairman of Ford Motor Company and the last surviving grandchild of company founder Henry Ford, died this morning after a bout with pneumonia. He was 88. Ford spent 57 years with his...
  3. Ford Motor Company Discussion
    It’s Always Bright Inside Ford Motor Company, Even in the Dead of Winter •Minimal sunlight from short Midwest winter days and finicky weather limits the amount of time Ford engineers can test outdoor conditions on vehicle interiors to ensure a good ownership experience •With 6,000 watts of...
  4. Lincoln Brand News
    Lincoln: Dead Brand Walking, or Signs of Life? Written by: Steve Abrams on December 3 2012 5:13 PM Read more: http://blogs.motortrend.com/lincoln-dead-brand-walking-or-signs-of-life-27023.html#ixzz2EEa4cMRw What’s next? So why didn’t Ford terminate Lincoln at the same time as Mercury? When...
  5. Ford Corporate News
    By: James B. Treece May 15, 2012 Automotive News DETROIT -- Harold "Red" Poling, the CEO who helped revive Ford Motor Co. after steering the automaker through the recession of the early 1990s, died on Saturday in Pacific Grove, Calif. He was 86. "Red Poling was an extraordinary leader who had...
  6. Automotive Industry News
    You might not think of it, but he affected the auto industry in many ways from in-car computers to the iPods we put into them. RIP
  7. Ford Brand News - Global
    Ford Confirms 1.6L I4 EcoBoost for Next Escape; Escape Hybrid Dead Escape Hybrid replaced by C-Max Hybrid FordInsideNews.com October 4, 2011 By: Austin Rutherford Ford will debut the next Ford Escape at the LA Auto Show next month with two new engines. These include the 1.6 EB and the 2.0 EB...
  8. Ford Brand News - Global
    The Continental: Ford’s Three-Cylinder, Notes From the Focus Launch, Ghia is Put to Sleep, and a New Gumpert by Jens Meiners January 28, 2011 Car and Driver Last week, I wrote about BMW’s possible three-cylinder engine strategy. Here’s one that is for sure: Ford will bring a turbocharged...
  9. Ford Brand News - Global
    Ford Falcon to ditch rear-wheel-drive Bruce Newton 11 January 2011 www.drive.com.au Years of heritage could be axed with the Ford design chief all but confirming the end of the traditional rear-drive Falcon. The rear-wheel drive Australian-designed Ford Falcon is almost certainly dead...
  10. FIN Headline News
    Filed under: Performance, Europe, Paris Motor Show, Hatchback, Ford Ford Focus ST - Click above for high-res image gallery The Euro 5 emissions standards have struck again, contributing to the (timely) death of the current generation Ford Focus ST. The ST is yet another high-powered...
  11. Ford Motor Company Discussion
    Courtesy of Autoblog.com Congress allocated close to $1 billion for the Cash for Clunkers program. That's billion with nine zeros. And all that money might be gone by midnight tonight. This, according to reports by both the Detroit Free Press and Edmunds AutoObserver. We learned earlier that...
  12. Chrysler Group Discussion
    Image above is the 2009 Chevy Caprice SS (Middle East) Courtesy of Autoblog.com: Bob Lutz is back, and after what seems like five minutes into his job as GM's new marketing kingpin, he's doing what he does best: making headlines. Rest assured that this is a good thing, as El Generalissimo...
  13. Vintage Ford Discussion
    http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/07/us/07mcnamara.html?_r=1&hp http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/07/06/robert.mcnamara.obit/index.html this link points out his FoMoCo years: http://www.autonews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/artikkel?Dato=20030616&Kategori=SUB&Lopenr=306160755&Ref=AR of course, the obits...
  14. Letters To Ford
    Ok Ford you have a super RWD platform over at Mazda has the MX-5 uses, why no use it for Lincoln as well? Take the platform and built us a roadster to compete against the upcoming MD SLA, BMW Z2, and unnamed Infiniti. Have the 2.7 V6 as its base and 2.7 V6 EB as its upper level engine. Also give...
  15. General Motors Discussion
    http://jalopnik.com/5124488/pontiac-g8-st-officially-dead-gm-kills-el-caminoagain _____________________________________________________________ "We knew it was on the bubble, but just moments ago, Pontiac told dealers they plan to kill the Pontiac G8 ST. Yup, GM's killed the El Camino. Again...
  16. Ford Corporate News
    WSJ:Treasury to Ford: Drop Dead Wall Street Journal
  17. Ford Corporate News
    FORD’S DOMESTIC BRAND QUALITY IN STATISTICAL DEAD HEAT WITH TOYOTA AND HONDA FOR 2008 MODEL YEAR Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles continue their impressive quality gains, collectively improving for the fourth straight year and moving into a virtual tie with Honda-Acura and Toyota-Lexus-Scion...
  18. Ford SUV/Crossover Discussion
    The Expdition , with a 4$ gas price is dead in actual form. It will disapear or will be a new version on the upcoming F-100 ??
  19. Ford Truck Discussion
    The Ranger is Dead – Long Live the Ranger The Ranger is Dead – Long Live the Ranger By Igor Holas | 04.17.2008 | www.autosavant.net Much has been written about the stupidity of letting the venerable Ranger wither on the vine and lose its sales crown to Toyota’s Tacoma. Many writers...
  20. General Motors Discussion
    V8 Engine Is Far From Dead at GM 1-22-2008 DETROIT — Afficionados of the grand ol' American V8 moaned when news came last month that General Motors killed an ambitious program that was well on its way to developing a sophisticated, all-new DOHC V8 architecture. The so-called "Ultra" V8, or...
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