"Industry on Trial"
June 29, 2015 | Jason Stein, Publisher and Editor
A few months ago, during a private lunch in Dearborn, Mich., a high-level Ford decision-maker set the scene for the industry in stark terms: "It's getting too expensive to make cars."
The executive wasn't...
Major Ford Performance News Coming on Friday
Autoevolution | June 9, 2015
The Ford Motor Company just announced that it’ll make “a major Ford Performance news announcement” on the 12th of June. This Friday, the mysterious bit of news will be delivered by Bill Ford, Mark Fields and Raj Nair...
U.S. News & World Report: Ford Fusion Hybrid Honored as Best Hybrid for Families
Mar-11-2015 8:00 AM ET
For the fourth year straight, Ford Fusion Hybrid has been named U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hybrid Car for Families. Fusion Hybrid leverages advanced vehicle electrification...
PRE-NAIAS NEWS BRIEFING
2015 kicks off an aggressive period of news-making on innovation for Ford.
This includes 16 new vehicle launches worldwide (including seven in North America) and Ford innovation leadership in five key areas: Mobility, Connectivity, Autonomy, Customer Experience...
In anticipation of the holiday season, we are ramping up our products and deals!
We’ve expanded our existing departments and also added all new product lines to make sure CARiD has everything you need for an automotive-lover’s holiday.
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FIVE YEARS LATER GM's loss, Hyundai's gain - Automotive News
Lindsay Chappell - October 20, 2014
In the aftermath of the 2009 market crash...
...Stores targeted for closure by one troubled brand were snapped up by a rising brand.
Hyundai, for instance, made a concerted effort to...
The Wall Street Journal's web site is reporting this afternoon that Ford Motor Company named Kumar Galhotra as the President of Lincoln, which the article said is a "newly created" position. It went on to say he is to "open a 'new chapter' for a brand that has struggled to compete in the...
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Tesla Model III to start at $35,000, compete with BMW 3 series - AutomotiveNews
staff and wire reports
July 16, 2014
UPDATED: 7/16/14 12:57 pm ET -- adds price, details
Tesla Motors Inc. said Tuesday that its lower-priced successor to the...
Engineer keeps Ford's DNA healthy in each part, across every model - Detroit News
June 16, 2014
Dearborn — Larry Kummer likely has the most awesome auto job you’ve never heard of.
Heck, Kummer has the most awesome auto job he’s ever heard of.
It’s his job — as the eyes and ears of...
nextgen Volt: GM to add 1,400 jobs in Michigan - Detroit News
Automaker to put $450M into Hamtramck, Brownstown sites in ramp up of Chevy Volt
Melissa Burden and Christine Ferretti
April 5, 2014
...Industry analysts believe the redesigned Volt will hit as a 2016 model. Jeff Schuster, an analyst...
In summary, there are non-Falcon large sedans running around in China. If they're not Falcons, what could they be? Possibly the MKS. Here's a link describing the situation...
Ford shares falling on news of lower-than-expected profits next year
Ford has released projections for its 2013 profits, along with predictions of its 2014 earnings, and the news has forced the company's stock to stumble, falling over seven percent as of this writing. The Blue Oval is...
Looks like the new Silverado and Sierra pickups sales are not good at the first moments. The "new" ( really these trucks are new???) pickups are selling worst than the previous models.
here the link...
Ford Motor Co.F -0.41% had a breakthrough in its lobbying effort to decry the Japanese government’s practice of weakening its currency.
Sixty U.S. senators signed onto a letter to the Secretary of Treasury and the U.S. Trade Representative to ensure that language in the...
Ford invents new stamping technology - Detroit News
Innovation funded by U.S. grant cuts time, cost to craft auto parts
July 3, 2013
Ford Motor Co. says it has used a federal grant to develop a first-of-its-kind stamping technology that will allow it to create low-volume auto parts...
Toyota recalling 1.3 million cars for airbag problems - NY Daily News
In the U.S., 752,000 Corolla and Corolla Matrix models were being recalled because of a defect that causes airbags to deploy inadvertently. It is the third Toyota recall since October to involve more than a million cars...
How Ford juggles product design in Europe and the U.S. to produce world cars - AutomotiveNews
October 21, 2012
...The world car strategy is the key to the One Ford global organization that Alan Mulally put in place after he was named CEO in 2007. Barb Samardzich, vice president of...
Ford of Europe to Detail Major Product Acceleration at Special “Go Further” Event in Amsterdam on Sept. 6 - Media.Ford.com
COLOGNE, Germany, Sept. 3, 2012 – Ford Motor Company will detail a major product acceleration for Europe at a special “Go Further” event in Amsterdam on Sept. 6.
Exclusive: news on the 2015 Focus RS
by: Paul Horrell
13 February 2012
The Focus ST build-up and teasing seems endless. For a diversion, I've been hoovering up details about the next thing after that: the 2015 Focus RS.
OK. the car isn't officially signed off yet, but the engineers...