Top FCA designer to lead Alfa Romeo, Maserati design
Detroit Free Press
Brent Snavely, October 13, 2015
Klaus Busse, a top designer for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, said Tuesday he is leaving Auburn Hills to lead design for Alfa Romeo, Fiat and Maserati in Europe as the automaker continued to...
Jim Farley to lead Ford of Europe
Ford marketing chief Jim Farley is taking over the company's troubled European operations as part of an executive shuffle confirmed on Friday morning.
Farley will switch jobs with current Ford of Europe boss, Stephen Odell, who has led the unit since 2010. The...
The MKZ Hybrid takes the Lead in the Hybrid Sales Race
By Michael Tomlin-Crutchfield
Jul-10-2014 12:00 PM ET
DEARBORN, Mich. - Last month was a record June sales month for MKZ sales, as the sedan closed out its best first half sales in the vehicle’s history. The hybrid model had a...
DETROIT – Ford is tops among automakers in terms of product-replacement rate over the next four...
Ford Stretches UK Lead as it Outpaces a Bouyant Car Market
BRENTWOOD, England – UK market leader Ford recorded year-over-year increases in its total vehicle sales and share in April and extended its sales lead over its nearest rival to more than 11,000 units.
According to the official...
#1 Fusion Hybrid Extends Sales Lead Over Camry Hybrid!
I knew it was going to be a closer month between the #1 selling 2014 Fusion Hybrid and Camry Hybrid, with Toyota offering a $2,000 discount on the lease down.
For the past 4 months Fusion Hybrid and Camry Hybrid had a matching $$279/mo...
DEARBORN – Ford’s leadership in utility vehicle sales in North America is well documented. In fact, a 10 percent rise in sales from 2012 to 2013 made Ford North America’s top-selling utility vehicle brand for the seventh-consecutive year. What is notable however, is the rise in popularity of...
Double-Digit Growth Strengthens Ford Focus’ Lead as Best-Selling Vehicle Nameplate in the World
Ford Focus global registrations grew more than 16 percent year-over-year, widening its lead over its next competitor by more than 75,000, based on Ford’s analysis of the just-released and latest...
December 30, 2013 - 10:57 am ET
DETROIT (Bloomberg) -- Ford Motor Co. said U.S. sales for its main brand will surpass 2.4 million vehicles this year, as record demand for its Fusion sedan and hybrid models helps extend a lead over Toyota Motor Corp.’s namesake line.
The Ford marque entered...
Ford Stretches UK Market Lead
BRENTWOOD, England – The margin of Ford’s UK market leadership increased in October, both when compared with the equivalent figures last month and the same periods in 2012.
According to the official figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers...
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...
Auto executives jostle to lead GM-Ford succession races
August 13, 2013
by David Welch & Jeff Green
NEW YORK (Bloomberg) -- As the top lieutenant to Renault SA CEO Carlos Ghosn, Carlos Tavares admits he's unlikely to succeed his boss, who's just 59. So he wants to run General...
Ford, Tesla lead surge in U.S. auto stocks
July 10, 2013
DETROIT (Bloomberg) -- America's oldest car company, Ford Motor Co., and its youngest, Tesla Motors Inc., both reached 100-week highs on Tuesday, the latest in a long list of signs all pointing to the same thing: the U.S...
The United Kingdom has become Europe’s second-biggest car market behind Germany, bumping France down into third spot following strong sales in November.
Industry journal Automotive News Europe reports the latest new-car sales figures for November and for the year to date highlight the economic...
By Drew Johnson
May 16th, 2012
Ford will lead the industry in vehicle updates between the 2013 and 2016 model years, a new report finds. That fresh lineup is also expected to help Ford grab a bigger share of the U.S. market.
According to a new Bank of America Merrill Lynch report, Ford...
May 11, 7:31 AM
After losing its crown as the world’s largest automaker in 2011, Toyota looks to regain its position at the top of the heap, out-selling rivals General Motors and Volkswagen through the first quarter of this year.
With sales up 18 percent globally, Toyota...
Honda, Toyota lead reliability survey; Ford tops domestics
GM makes notable gains as Chrysler lags
October 26, 2010 - 2:00 pm ET
DETROIT -- Honda Motor Co. and Toyota Motor Corp. dominate the list of most reliable 2011 models based on a survey by Consumer...
Filed under: Motorsports, Budget, Sedan, Ford
Sure enough, the upcoming Sprint Cup Carfax 400 will be paced by none other than the Blue Oval's tiny 2011 Fiesta Sedan. With less than a third of the displacement of the tube-frame beasts lapping Michigan International Speedway, we wouldn't quite...
Chrysler expects Jeep to be the engine that drives its overseas sales to nearly a fifth of the automaker's business by 2014. The automaker wants its total sales outside North America to rise from around 100,000 last year to 500,000 in 2014.