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  1. Is the Large Sedan Dead?

    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. William Clay Ford Sr. dead at 88

    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. It’s Always Bright Inside Ford Motor Company, Even in the Dead of Winter

    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: Dead Brand Walking, or Signs of Life?

    Lincoln Brand News
    Lincoln: Dead Brand Walking, or Signs of Life? Written by: Steve Abrams on December 3 2012 5:13 PM Read more: What’s next? So why didn’t Ford terminate Lincoln at the same time as Mercury? When...
  5. Former Ford CEO Red Poling dead at 86

    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. Steve Jobs: Dead at Age 56

    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 Confirms 1.6L I4 EcoBoost for Next Escape; Escape Hybrid Dead

    Ford Brand News - Global
    Ford Confirms 1.6L I4 EcoBoost for Next Escape; Escape Hybrid Dead Escape Hybrid replaced by C-Max Hybrid 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. The Continental: Ford's 3 cylinder going into the Focus; Ghia is dead

    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. Confirmed: The RWD Ford Falcon is Dead!

    Ford Brand News - Global
    Ford Falcon to ditch rear-wheel-drive Bruce Newton 11 January 2011 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. Report: The Ford Focus ST is dead, long live the Focus ST

    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. REPORT: Cash for Clunkers could be dead tonight

    Ford Motor Company Discussion
    Courtesy of 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. Lutz says Pontiac G8 to survive as Chevy Caprice in U.S.; Camaro Z28 reportedly dead

    Chrysler Group Discussion
    Image above is the 2009 Chevy Caprice SS (Middle East) Courtesy of 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. Robert S. McNamara dead at 93

    Vintage Ford Discussion this link points out his FoMoCo years: of course, the obits...
  14. WEll now that the global RWD platform is dead, how about this Ford?

    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. Jalopnik: Pontiac G8 ST Officially Dead

    General Motors Discussion _____________________________________________________________ "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. WSJ:Treasury to Ford: Drop Dead

    Ford Corporate News
    WSJ:Treasury to Ford: Drop Dead Wall Street Journal
  17. Ford’s Domestic Brand Quality In Statistical Dead Heat With Toyota And Honda For 2008

    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. Expedition: dead or new based on new F-100??

    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. The Ranger is Dead – Long Live the Ranger (

    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 | 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. Insideline: V8 Far From Dead At GM

    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...