Mercedes-Benz Introduces New Vehicle Names
Mercedes-Benz will have five core models: A, B, C, E and S.
All crossovers will have a GL in their name “in a tribute to the legendary G class,” the company said.
The letter that follows will indicate the vehicle’s size, similar to...
Cadillac Names New Flagship CT6, All Future Models will Use CT Lettering
GM has just confirmed the name of its upcoming Mercedes-Benz S-Class challenger from Cadillac as the new CT6.
According to GM, the model name originates from "Cadillac’s "use of CTS for its centerpiece carline" and it...
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...
Marketing boss spits in Cadillac's alphabet soup - Automotive News
March 17, 2014
Cadillac's alphabetic naming structure -- CTS, SRX, ELR and so on -- has its share of critics. Count new marketing boss Uwe Ellinghaus among them.
"There's no doubt with an expanding product portfolio we need to...
Jaguar names its 3 Series-fighter XE, packs it with Ingenium engines
Jaguar is committed to emerging from the fringes of the luxury car market and into the mainstream. Just take a look at where it was a couple of decades ago and where it is now: In the 1980s, it had essentially two product...
Ford Puts a Boot on Ka and Names it the Figo Sedan Concept
One of the most noteworthy world premieres at this year's edition of India's Auto Expo 2014 (February 7-11) is the new Figo Concept, which is four-door sedan version of the Ka Study shown in Brazil late last year.
With 800,000 auto names already trademarked, it's tougher than ever to find a moniker that works worldwide
September 30, 2013
by Lindsay Chappell
If automakers thought it was hard to come up with a catchy new car name a generation ago, their outlook now is hopeless to...
Porsche Names Newest SUV Macan
By: Stephen Elmer
The newest SUV offering from Porsche is going to be called the Macan. Previously believed to be called the Cajun, Porsche released some details today about its upcoming SUV.
The sub-Cayenne Macan will be available for the...
Morningstar names Ford’s Mulally CEO of the year
Thursday, January 6, 2011
Morningstar, the Chicago-based mutual fund research firm, has named Ford Motor Co. CEO Alan Mulally as its CEO of the year for 2010.
“Auto manufacturing is a tough industry in which few participants are...
FORD Australia has named Marin Burela as its new president and CEO, effective from October 1, following the shock resignation of Bill Osborne last month.
Described as a Geelong “native”, Mr Burela is currently the Vehicle Line Executive Director for Global Small Car Segment Vehicles, and will...
FORD MOTOR COMPANY NAMES KEN CZUBAY HEAD OF U.S. SALES AND MARKETING
DEARBORN, Mich., July 1 — Ford Motor Company today announced the appointment of veteran auto industry executive and retailer Ken Czubay as vice president of U.S. Sales and Marketing.
Czubay, who has 38 years of...
Two General Motors cars, Ford's sales leader and a high-powered diesel concept from Audi were the winners of the 2008 AutoWeek Editors' Choice awards at the North American International Auto Show.
With thanks to "blue3231" at GMI:
Alphanumerics are taking precedence over normal titles. Carmakers say they sound classier.
By Ken Bensinger, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
January 5, 2008
Last November, Mark Fields, Ford Motor Co.'s executive vice president, took the stage at the L.A...
Confusing? Lincoln says letter names are A-OK
Automotive News | December 10, 2007 - 12:01 am EST
LOS ANGELES — Lincoln will continue its alphabetic naming scheme on new vehicles, Ford Motor Co. executives say.
Two years ago, Lincoln switched to letter names that begin with MK...
KBB.COM NAMES MOST-RESEARCHED NEW VEHICLES DURING FIRST HALF OF 2007
Toyota Surpasses Honda for Top Spot; Hybrid Makes Debut on Most-Researched New Car List
IRVINE, Calif., July 9, 2007 – Kelley Blue Book (www.kbb.com), America’s most trusted resource for new- and used-vehicle information...
And they joke about the Explorer :rolleyes:
IIHS names Chevrolet Blazer most likely to kill
The Chevrolet Blazer (not to be confused with the Trailblazer) continues to statistically be the most deadly vehicle on the road. Looking at statistics from 2002 through 2005, the Insurance...