Sep 1, 2015 | Dearborn, Mich.
•Ford Motor Company total U.S. sales up 5 percent – the best August performance in nine years
• Ford F-Series sells above the 70,000-truck mark for the first time this year; F-Series retail sales up 15 percent; commercial vans up 70 percent – best August sales...
...on Strong Demand for Its Newest Vehicles
• Total Ford Motor Company U.S. sales up 5 percent last month – its best July since 2006; retail sales up 5 percent
• Ford F-Series has best July retail sales results in nine years, while still delivering record average transaction...
Jul 1, 2015 | Dearborn, Mich.
•Ford brand SUVs sales up 10 percent, delivering best June sales performance since 2002; sales of all-new Ford Edge up 30 percent, new Explorer up 30 percent versus last year
•Ford F-Series achieves record average transaction pricing, while all-new F-150 turns...
Audi Targets Volume Brands as Luxury Demand Slows
Autonews | June 2, 2015
SHANGHAI -- Audi expects to offset softening demand for large luxury cars in China by winning sales from volume brands. Executives at Volkswagen AG's luxury unit say the slowdown in China is leading to lower capacity...
FORD REDUCES SUMMER SHUTDOWN TO MEET DEMAND FOR FORD F-SERIES TRUCKS, EDGE, ESCAPE AND EXPLORER
JUN 2, 2015 | DEARBORN, MICH.
- In response to increased customer demand, Ford will add capacity this summer to produce its most popular trucks and utilities
- Ford will shorten its summer shutdown...
•Ford Motor Company April U.S. sales increase 5 percent for best April sales performance best since April 2006
•Ford brand SUVs deliver all-time April sales record; all-new Ford Edge delivers best-ever April sales
•Ford F-Series retail sales up 8 percent; EcoBoost™ V6 engines represent record 63...
•F-Series, America’s best-selling truck, posts retail sales increases of 7 percent – driven by all-new F-150; Transit drives 30 percent increase in Ford van sales versus year-ago
•Explorer sales increase 32 percent in February – best in 9 years; Mustang sales up 32 percent, for best performance...
Toyota, Lexus to build more CUVs to meet surging demand
The company already has a comprehensive lineup of both mainstream and luxury CUVs and SUVs, although surging demand – sales were up 16 percent last year, Bloomberg reports – has led the company to increase its production tempo at the...
GM Adding 3rd Shift to Keep Up With Colorado/Canyon Demand
DETROIT -- General Motors will add a third production shift at its Wentzville, Mo., assembly plant, where its new midsize pickups and commercial vans are made.
GM last week started production of the redesigned 2015...
Lincoln Has Best July in Years as MKC Demand Increases
By Michael Tomlin-Crutchfield
Aug-11-2014 9:00 AM ET
DEARBORN, Mich. - Lincoln had a great July with sales up 14 percent year-over-year. The brand sold 7,863 vehicles making this its best July since 2008. Erich Merkle, U.S...
Strong Focus Demand Drives Ford Growth in Germany
Jul-07-2014 4:45 AM ET
COLOGNE, Germany – Ford brought the month of June and indeed the first half of the year to a successful close with a 7.1 percent share of the German car market. In the first six months of the year, the manufacturer...
Ford boosts Fiesta output in Germany on growing demand
Newly built Fiestas wait to be transported from Ford's Cologne plant.
Photo credit: Bloomberg
Automotive News Europe
April 3, 2014 13:28 CET
FRANKFURT -- Ford says it has increased production of the Fiesta at its...
I was wondering what was going to happen to Ford's operation in Russia and indeed it looks bad. I actually didn't know they built the Edge in Russia? I thought it was just the Explorer?
Demand for All-Wheel Drive Ford Vehicles Triples as Technology Moves Beyond Big Trucks, SUVs
DEARBORN - Consumers have traditionally associated all-wheel drive with large SUVs and pickup trucks, but a new breed of more efficient and affordable all-wheel- drive systems is showing up in...
Mercedes predicts strong demand for GLA crossover
Mercedes-Benz expects its compact GLA crossover to be in hot demand when it lands in dealer showrooms this fall.
After receiving far more interest in its compact CLA sedan than expected, Mercedes is calling for booming demand for its upcoming...
Mercedes widens 2013 U.S. premium sales lead on CLA demand
October 2, 2013 06:01 CET
DETROIT (Bloomberg) -- Mercedes-Benz sold more than 2,300 of its CLA compact coupes in its first week of availability in the United States, helping the brand post a 7 percent September gain and...
Ford of Europe Increases New Kuga Production to Meet Demand; Targets 100,000 Annual Units for the First Time
Ford of Europe said it plans to increase production of the all-new Ford Kuga by 10 per cent or 8,000 units at its plant in Valencia, Spain, to meet increased demand
BY DAVID SHEPARDSON
MAY 30, 2012
Washington— Ford Motor Co.'s President and Chief Executive Alan Mulally says the company can't build enough vehicles to meet consumer demand.
Mulally said Ford would continue to boost production this year and acknowledged that supply issues will...