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  1. Man Injured during Volvo's Pedestrian Detection System Demo

    Competition News
    This Guy Forgot To Enable Volvo's Pedestrian Detection System During Safety Feature's Demo… Carscoops | May 23, 2015 No matter what car manufacturers will invent in order to maximize road safety and minimize accident hazards, there will always be a little tiny variable to spoil everything...
  2. Q&A with Mike Tinskey, the man behind Ford's electric future - theVerge

    FoMoCo Engineering
    Q&A with Mike Tinskey, the man behind Ford's electric future - theVerge By Chris Ziegler April 24, 2015 ...Mike Tinskey is Ford's global director of electrification and infrastructure — that is to say, it's on him to make sure electric cars and hybrids get into customers' hands and work well...
  3. MB Design Chief: 'Old Man's Car' - WSJ

    Automotive Industry News
    Rejuvenating the 'Old Man's Car' http://s.wsj.net/public/resources/images/MK-CH135_WAGENE_D_20131017180314.jpgDesign Chief Gorden Wagener Aims to Woo Younger Drivers to a Brand Known for Its Conservative Image - WSJ By Vanessa Fuhrmans Oct. 17, 2013 Daimler AG's flagship Mercedes-Benz often...
  4. Texas man buys Babe Ruth's last Lincoln

    Lincoln Discussion
    By Zach Bowman Posted Oct 21st 2012 5:32PM Lonnie Shelton of Pampa, Texas has just become the proud new owner of a 1948 Lincoln Continental once owned by Babe Ruth himself. The hardtop coupe has the dark distinction being Ruth's last...
  5. Lincoln MKT Beats Man at Parallel Parking [Video]

    Lincoln Brand News
    http://www.autoevolution.com/news/lincoln-mkt-beats-man-at-parallel-parking-video-39428.html 7th of October 2011, 21:14 UTC · Mihnea Radu There are people who are good at parking, and there are those who will ruin your day by trying to park in a space which is obviously not big enough for the...
  6. GERMANY: VW takes majority stake in MAN

    Competition News
    GERMANY: VW takes majority stake in MAN 4 July 2011 Just-auto 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...
  7. Shanghai 2011: SITRAK T7H (New JV between MAN and Sinotruk)

    FIN Auto Show Coverage
    China: MAN, Sinotruk unveil SITRAK brand April 20, 2011 Automotive World MAN and its Chinese partner Sinotruk have unveiled a new truck brand for China and other emerging markets. The brand will be known internationally as SITRAK, but marketed under the name Shandeka in China. The first model...
  8. The Happiest Man in Detroit

    Ford Corporate News
    The Happiest Man in Detroit By Keith Naughton February 3, 2011 Businessweek Quarter after quarter for almost two years, the news out of Ford Motor (F) was astonishingly good. Under Chief Executive Officer Alan Mulally, who'd joined the company from Boeing (BA) in 2006, Ford had not simply...
  9. Audi Finds Real-Life Tony Stark via Iron Man 2 Competition

    European Competition
    HERNDON, Virginia — As part of an intriguing tie-in with release of the movie "Iron Man 2," Audi of America set out to find a real-life Tony Stark. It announced the winner of its search on Tuesday, saying that an M.I.T graduate student who created a digital bulb with built-in Internet technology...
  10. One Man, One Car, One World - BusinessWeek

    Ford Corporate News
    One Man, One Car, One World - BusinessWeek Why the Focus is so crucial to Ford—and Mulally By David Welch In Depth January 14, 2010, 5:00PM EST When Alan Mulally left Boeing (BA) for Ford Motor (F) three years ago, industry watchers wondered: Does this guy know anything about cars? The...
  11. FOLLOW UP: Fiesta Movement car towed by The Man, not stolen after all?

    Ford Car Discussion
    Who knew that the Fiesta Movement was going to turn out to be the Fiesta Adventure – at least, for Agent 44 Jake Bronstein. Not long ago, he reported his Fiesta stolen and Ford was meant to be tracking it on a joyride near Port Chester, NY. Turns out that Ford wasn't tracking the right car, and...
  12. Ford boss thanks man who picked Fusion over Prius

    Ford Corporate News
    GRAND RAPIDS -- A Grand Rapids lawyer has received a personal call from Ford Motor Corp. chief Alan Mulally after eschewing a planned foreign car purchase in favor of a Ford Fusion Hybrid. Michael Snapper says he wanted an "environmentally responsible car" and first planned to buy a Prius made...
  13. AUTOBLOG: Chinese man crashes Mercedes S350, vows to only drive Chinese-built cars

    Ford Motor Company Discussion
    Chinese man crashes Mercedes S350, vows to only drive Chinese-built cars Car accidents inspiring bouts of nationalism aren't all that new. However, this could be the shakiest case of it that we've heard of recently. Wang Zhan, the Chinese owner of a Mercedes S350, rear-ended a DongFeng van...
  14. Virginia man sues Ford over cruise-control switches

    Ford SUV/Crossover Discussion
    http://www.nyse.com/interface/jsp/NHDetail.jsp?RequestID=2&pageID=NewsHeadlines&sid=ON%2010/19%20781&isdowjones=true I feel for the guy, but you can bet he is going to demand far more money than the truck and it's contents were worth.
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