New Vauxhall Insignia goes premium to rival BMW
((translation: Regal to be spiffy-er Buick))
26 Aug, 2015 | Steve Fowler
A radical new Vauxhall Insignia is less than two years away and is set to take the British marque into a fierce battle with premium brands such as Audi, BMW...
Is Ford Moving Away from Conventional Hybrids?
Something interesting is happening with the lease pricing of Ford Hybrid and Energi plug-in hybrid vehicles. The premium price for the plug and 19 EV miles has come way down.
Take the 2014 C-MAX Hybrid and Energi for example:
2014 C-MAX Hybrid...
Volvo moving upscale to boost profits
By Ronan Glon
Sunday, May 18th, 2014
China-based Volvo parent company Geely has announced the Swedish automaker will move up a notch on the market in order to go head-to-head against well-known players like Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi.
Next BMW X1 moving to smaller, lighter FWD-biased platform
BMW's decision to make the upcoming 2-Series Active Tourer front-wheel drive has been polarizing to say the least, but like it or not, that is the direction the company will go in the near future – one rumor put the number as high as...
Ford Brings 37.5-Ton Piece of Moving Assembly Line to 2014 NAIAS, Celebrates Mustang Heritage with New Exhibit
Ford display at North American International Auto Show encompasses more than 66,000 square feet, includes new upper-level gallery; tops previous years’ experiences, offerings...
One hundred years ago today, Ford Motor Company – led by my great-grandfather, Henry Ford – revolutionized the industry by launching the first moving assembly line. It changed the face of industry and the world, reducing the time and resources needed to build cars and making them affordable for...
Mazda6 assembly moving to Japan - Detroit News
April 5, 2012 at 1:00 am
By David Shepardson
New York— Mazda Motor Co. said Wednesday that it will build its next-generation 2014 Mazda6 in Japan next year after it halts production at its joint venture in Flat Rock this summer.
The new Mazda6 will...
Fiat Still Keen on Moving Headquarters from Italy to the USA, or so it claims
MARCH 25, 2011
In February, at an industry conference, Fiat SpA and Chrysler LLC Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne suggested that that the Italian automaker could eventually merge with its Detroit...
Bill Ford: Automaker moving fast to restore credit rating to investment grade
December 15, 2010
DETROIT (Reuters) -- Ford Motor Co. could reach its target of an investment grade credit rating more quickly than some outside observers might have thought, Executive Chairman Bill...
Filed under: Technology, Ford
Ray LaHood, the Department of Transportation's boss, recently had the revelation that looking down at your phone for four seconds while behind the wheel means you're "driving the length of a football field without watching the road." The DoT goes on to claim that...