Car & Driver is pretty harsh on the new MKX, calling the MKX interior a little tight and lacking luxury car materials or refinement expected in a car at $60K. They also complained that Revel Ultima sound system distorts audio and rattles the doors. And of course, MyLincoln Touch is still...
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Copying and pasting from the LLSOC. I haven't seen this yet personally but 7 years away?? Yeesh!
Talk about the distant future! What could possibly take that long? It's not the Space Shuttle fercryinoutloud.
note: foto is a couple years old...just to 'dress up'...
Ford China Sales Hit 1 Million Mark
Detroit Free Press
Ford's come-from-behind efforts in China are paying off as the automaker has exceeded the 1 million sales mark with a 20% increase in sales through the first 11 months of the year.
But its November sales numbers as a percentage increase...
FORD CHINA FIRST-HALF SALES ACCELERATE PAST THE HALF-MILLION MARK - UP 35 PERCENT FROM LAST YEAR
- Ford China first-half sales reach 549,256 wholesale vehicles, up 35 percent, June sales reach 87,783 vehicles, up 17 percent
- CAF first-half sales reach 397,958 wholesales vehicles, up 39...
Lincoln Would've Been Axed Without Support From New Ford CEO Mark Fields
by Mircea Panait
1st July 2014
Starting today, the Blue Oval's harnesses are in the hands of Mark Fields, who replaces Alan Mulally as the Ford Motor Company's chief executive officer and elected member of...
What's In A Name? Getting Lincoln on the Mark Again
Lincoln is a brand at an inflection point. After years of fumbling for an identity, a suitable one is finally forthcoming. Whether you agree with it or not, Lincoln's masters have finally settled on a workable future for the brand and they're...
Alan Mulally will Retire
Ford Inside News
May 1, 2014
By: Austin Rutherford
Ford has officially announced that its Board of Directors has decided to name current COO Mark Fields as the next Chief Executive Officer of the Ford Motor Company, effective July 1, 2014. Current CEO Alan Mulally...
Ford China Monthly Sales Cross 100,000 Mark in March!
First Quarter Sales Up 45 Percent - March Sales Up 28 Percent
SHANGHAI, China – Ford China goes into the Beijing Auto Show with record monthly sales of 103,815 vehicles, a 28 percent increase over March 2013, crossing the 100,000...
"Ford minces no words accusing Japan of unfair trade practices" Mark Phelan,FreePress
Mark Phelan from the Chicago autoshow: Ford minces no words accusing Japan of unfair trade practices.
Ford exec Joe Hinrichs: Make trade agreement fair - FreePress
February 6, 2014
I saw this over at llsoc its a really long thread to read by but the attention to detail is amazing and its quite worth the read imo.
Check it out!
1966 Ford GT MARK II
The Reborn Legacy: How intrepid Ford engineers returned the Indy
By Todd Lassa | Photos By Wesley Allison | February 01, 2013 |
A.J. Fairbairn mashes the 1966 Ford GT Mark II's throttle, unleashing the brapp of its NASCAR V-8 as it echoes off the safety walls...
I ran across this Craigslist Ad for a 1977 Lincoln Continental Mark V Truck
Was this really a sanctioned Lincoln vehicle? I can't seem to find any information on it. Or just a custom job thru a dealer?
Mark LaNeve Joins Team Detroit - AdAge
Former GM Marketing Boss Lands At Ford Agency
Published: July 31, 2012
Mr. LaNeve will lead the strategy and overall operations for the Ford and Lincoln businesses globally.
"Much has been accomplished over the past year in restructuring and building our...
I was looking through some of the pictures of classic Lincolns on FordImages.com and found some old pics of a interesting Lincoln concept car from the 70's. I started surfing the web for more information about it and couldn't find anything on it. The only website that mentions the vehicle and...
One Ford takes most of its final steps
April 2, 2012
By: Austin Rutherford
The year 2012 will not only mark the end of the Earth (we kid of course), but will also be the most pivotal year, outside of the subsidiaries that were sold off, for the ONE Ford plan within the...
Mark Phelan: Chevy Malibu Eco is a terrific car at a good price - DetroitFreePress
March 1, 2012
The Eco scored EPA ratings of 25 m.p.g. in the city, 37 on the highway and 29 in combined driving.
The Malibu Eco I had topped the highway figure by a whopping 7.4 m.p.g. for 44.4 m.p.g. in...
Ford Explorer hits 100,000 sales mark
By Chris Shunk
Oct 21st 2011
The 2011 Ford Explorer is a massive improvement over the last-generation model, and the Blue Oval's sales tally supports this claim. Ford tells us that the the Explorer is flying off store shelves, with 100,000 units...
Autosavant Interviews Mark Reuss, President, GM North America - Autosavant
Reuss went on to confirm that another GM bad habit was being put to rest: the exposure of production cars, or near-production cars, two years ahead of their on-sale date. He cited the 2013 Malibu as an example of the...