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  1. Do small Fords like the Fiesta and Focus need better space-efficient packaging?

    Ford Car Discussion
    Interior space (particularly the rear legroom) seems to be a common (non-mechanical) weaknes with small Ford cars. I'll start off with the current Focus hatchback and compare it to a similar-sized competitor. ---------------2014 Ford Focus hatchback-----2014 Hyundai Elantra GT aka i30...
  2. 1.0-Litre EcoBoost Now Powers 1 in 5 New Fords in Europe

    Ford Brand News - Global
    1.0-Litre EcoBoost Now Powers 1 in 5 New Fords in Europe Ford Aug-07-2014 2:20 AM ET ​COLOGNE, Germany – The 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine was Europe’s best-selling turbocharged petrol engine for the first six months of the year, according to Ford figures. So far this year, one in every five...
  3. NHTSA Investigating 500K Fords for Steering Issue

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  4. A Ford doing what Fords do Best

    Ford Truck Discussion
  5. INTERVIEW: How Future Fords Will Look More Premium.

    Ford Brand News - Global
    INTERVIEW: Ernst Reim, Chief Interior Designer For Ford Of Europe Reveals How Future Looks More 'Premium' Motor Trades Insight He's overseen the interior designs of the latest Fiesta, Mondeo, Focus, B-Max and C-Max. Ernst Reim is the Chief Interior Designer for Ford of Europe - the company...
  6. A glimpse at some imaginary future Fords and Lincolns

    Ford Motor Company Discussion A diesley hybrid? A camper van? A four door convertible? Ford introduced a new sub-brand at the Frankfurt auto show this week. It’s called Vignale, named for a revered...
  7. Is Fords Platform sharing worth it

    Ford Motor Company Discussion
    just got to thinking how beneficial is it for ford to have majority of their vehicles sharing platforms. To me the explore turned into a over-sized CUV no longer holding true to its SUV roots. By it sharing the Taurus platform it is limited to car handling ruining its off-road and towing...
  8. 3 Fords, Lincolns debuting at LA

    FIN Auto Show Coverage
    Over 30 Vehicle Debuts Already Confirmed for 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show LA Auto Show Media LOS ANGELES, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles Auto Show announced today that it anticipates more than 50 vehicles will debut at the 2011 Press Days, held Nov. 16 and 17. With still four months...
  9. 4 New Fords at Frankfurt, including 1 "major" concept

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  10. Mulally Pushes Greener German Fords to Break Volkswagen

    Ford Brand News - Global
    Mulally Pushes Greener German Fords to Break Volkswagen Bloomberg Ford Motor Co. (F), seeking to boost its image and its prices in Germany, is up against car buyers like Stefanie Weiland. “Ford’s reputation over here is deplorable,” said Weiland, 46, a former Ford owner, as she shopped at a...
  11. Four 40 MPG Fords for 2010

    Ford Corporate News
    Ford will offer 4 vehicles that earn 40 mpg next year Automotive News Jamie LaReau November 16, 2010 - 12:15 am ET LOS ANGELES -- Ford Motor Co. expects the 2012 Focus compact to earn 40 mpg, giving the automaker four vehicles that produce 40 mpg or more in 2011. Three of the 2011s -- the...
  12. Just some chops of Fords.....

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    It's been a while since I was here. Though I normally live over at GMInsidenews I occasionally do some Ford chops... And what was once a Ford....... ;)
  13. Fiesta = across-the-board UPgrades for 2011 Fords?

    Ford Car Discussion
    I was playing with the Fiesta configurator a bit today and the plethora of features/options (see Igor's list) made me wonder if Ford will have to bring out some serious UPgrades for (some of) their other 2011 vehicles? (- Taurus/Sho is plenty 'UP' already seeing as it's new AND the flagship --...
  14. Americans are buying Fords - DetroitFreePress

    Ford Corporate News
    via ausrutherford Americans are buying Fords - DetroitFreePress 'Drive One' slogan isn't connecting with public BY BRENT SNAVELY • FREE PRESS BUSINESS WRITER • June 7, 2009 While experts continue debating whether Ford Motor Co. can survive without the federal money propping up GM and...
  15. My Australian Fords

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    Ford Territory Ghia AWD. 4.0l straight 6 with a ZF 6 Speed Auto constant AWD system. Falcon XR6 Turbo Ute (you guys call them pickups) Turbo 4.0l straight 6 with a ZF 6 Speed Auto Ford Fiesta XR4 (Called the ST in other markets) Nice little hot hatch 2.0l 4 cylinder 150hp.
  16. Fords in the movies

    Ford Corporate News
    FORD VEHICLES STAR IN FEATURE FILMS DEARBORN, Mich., Aug. 27, 2008 – A little more than a month after its debut, the new Batman movie, “The Dark Knight,” has already become the second highest-grossing film of all time – and an all-star opportunity for Ford Motor Company. “The Joker’s...
  17. Fords Good Problem: Making Enough Small Cars

    Ford Car Discussion
    Ford's good problem: making enough small cars Automaker has no plans for additional plant closings Craig Trudell Automotive News | May 30, 2008 - 5:25 pm EST DETROIT -- Ford Motor Co. is mulling its options on how to make enough small cars to meet customer demand. Those options include...
  18. AutoNews: 3 To Fight For Fords European Brands

    European Competition
    Three to fight for Ford European brands Automotive News | November 12, 2007 - 12:00 pm EST LONDON (Reuters) - Automaker Ford Motor Co. has narrowed the auction of its Jaguar and Land Rover brands to three bids, two of them involving Indian companies, people familiar with the matter said...
  19. Great Fords of the past: DeTomaso Pantera for Lincoln-Mercury

    Vintage Ford Discussion
    Great Fords of the past: DeTomaso Pantera for Lincoln-Mercury In the late 60s, after the very successful Total Performance Campaign and with Ford fresh from humiliating Ferrari in LeMans, Lee Iacocca, the big man at Ford though it was time for Ford to increase its presence in the high...
  20. Mr. Mulally: Don't Sell Fords, Try To Buy One.

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    A Commentary From Automotive News: Mr. Mulally: Don't sell Fords; try to buy one The perfect Mustang may not be enough to seal the deal Steven Cole Smith Automotive News | 1:00 am, May 28, 2007 At the NADA convention this year, Ford CEO Alan Mulally told dealers that he planned to...