How Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Porsche Plan to Shock Tesla - AutomobileMag
By Georg Kacher
Dec 11, 2014
Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Porsche are about to invest a combined 6 billion euros (about $7.5 billion) in new high-end electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids due out between 2018 and...
SAARLOUIS, Germany – The new Focus is rolling off the line in Ford’s Saarlouis Body & Assembly Plant in Germany and headed to dealerships throughout Europe.
Ford invested about €200 million (about $250 million) to support production of the new Focus. The plant is the...
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 Fiesta Production to Stay in Germany After Labor Deal
June 10, 2014 - 9:39 am ET
FRANKFURT (Bloomberg) -- Ford will make the next generation of the Fiesta small car in Cologne, Germany, targeting $400 million in savings on production costs from 2017 through 2021 because...
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...
Ford of Germany Outperforms Market in September
COLOGNE, Germany - Growth in new car and commercial vehicle registrations, plus increased demand from private customers saw Ford outperform the German market in September.
Ford passenger car sales totaled 16,144 units, an increase of...
GERMANY: VW takes majority stake in MAN
4 July 2011
Volkswagen said on Monday (4 July, 2011) it now holds a majority of the heavy truck maker MAN. It was was obliged by German law to make a public offer for MAN shares after its holding rose above 30%.
The group has now acquired...
New Ford Focus off to strong sales start in Germany
Ford says it is very happy with the sales start for the all-new Focus in Germany, which has sold over 10,000 copies in the country after officially arriving at local dealerships on April 9.
Ford says it is very happy with the...
Volkswagen Now Looking at Purchasing Isuzu?
April 13 2011
After devouring 19.9 percent of Suzuki, German auto giant, Volkswagen, is eyeing yet another Japanese automaker. Reuters reports that Volkswagen is considering buying all or part of Isuzu Motors, one of Japan’s...
Ford employees in Germany investigated over bribe-taking allegations
Automaker says it's cooperating and 'fully backs' investigation
December 13, 2010 - 7:47 am ET
BERLIN (Bloomberg) -- The homes and offices of Ford Motor Co. employees and suppliers in the German cities of...
New Ford Focus begins production in Germany today
The Detroit News
December 6, 2010
Ford Motor Co. continues the global rollout of the new Ford Focus with production for Europe starting today.
The compact car, as a sedan and five-door hatchback, has already begun early...
SAARLOUIS, August 26, 2010 – Today, Ford's Saarlouis Plant in south-west Germany celebrated building its 12 millionth vehicle – a white Ford Focus five-door model which will be delivered to a Saarlouis employee – in just 40 years.
Ford Germany: Transit Has a Special Birthday Model
Ford Transit with special model for the 45<SUP>th</SUP> anniversary
The 45th Anniversary is the Ford Transit Special Edition "45 +" a must to have.
Ford said it will be on sale in August, the Ford Transit celebrates its 45th Anniversary...
SAARLOUIS, Germany, March 26, 2007 – Production of the new Ford C-MAX, featuring a new front end with 'kinetic design' elements, started today at the Ford plant in Saarlouis.
Roland Henz, Lord Mayor of Saarlouis, and Plant Manager Jacques Pollenus drove the first vehicle from the production...