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  1. Ford Is Planning A Rear-Wheel Drive Hybrid: Will It Be F-150 Or Mustang?

    Ford Brand News - Global
    Ford Is Planning A Rear-Wheel Drive Hybrid: Will It Be F-150 Or Mustang? Ford is officially hiring a "Rear Wheel Drive Hybrid Systems Engineer, Hybrid Vehicle Team." Of all the applications I could see for a rear-drive hybrid in Ford's lineup, a lightweight pickup truck seems to be the most...
  2. planning to buy new rims, need suggestions

    Wheels & Tires
    Any suggestions on some good looking wheels that I could get for my '11 F150 4wd? Having so many wheel options just like on this catalog--, I'm having a hard time to choose. I like the look of XD, Rockstar and Black Rock rims. What do you guys have? Post...
  3. Rolls-Royce planning plug-in hybrid

    European Competition
    Rolls-Royce planning plug-in hybrid Autoblog March 10, 2014 by Noah Joseph Rolls-Royce is not the first marque you'd think of when it comes to environmentally friendly transportation. Its cars are big – often the size of SUVs – and pack ginormous twelve-cylinder engines displacing over six and...
  4. Mercedes-Benz planning X-Class to slot below GLA, to be based on the Renault Captur -

    European Competition
    Mercedes-Benz planning X-Class to slot below GLA, to be based on the Renault Captur - report Mercedes-Benz is allegedly working on an X-Class baby crossover which will be positioned below the GLA-Class. Almost a year ago we heard a rumor about Mercedes-Benz plotting a sub-GLA crossover and...
  5. Porsche Planning to Expand 911 Lineup with Off-Road Model

    European Competition
    Porsche Planning to Expand 911 Lineup with Off-Road Model Take this Carrera 4S and imagine it on taller suspension and bigger tires, and you get an idea of what the 911 Safari concept will look like. Porsche’s lineup of 911s in the U.S. is already quite extensive: There are the Carrera, the...
  6. Lincoln planning MKM and MKA sedan/coupe?

    Lincoln Discussion
    Saw this on MT.
  7. Lincoln Tenatively Planning Rear-Drive Coupe

    FIN Headline News
    Hopefully Follows Wave of New Product FordInsideNews December 19, 2012 By: Austin Rutherford The Lincoln Mark X Concept, the last vehicle to share the Mark Series name Over the past two years, Lincoln has been working on a plan to restart the brand. Among these efforts came the renaming the...
  8. Ford Planning Product Blitz for Q1 2012

    FIN Headline News
    Ford Planning Product Blitz for Q1 2012 Eight new models and four new derivations in one quarter June 13, 2011 By: Austin Rutherford Anyone who follows the Ford Motor Company remembers years in the past when there were little in terms of new products. That has changed under...
  9. Ford Planning to Slash Vehicle Weight Up to 700 lbs

    Ford Corporate News
    Ford Planning to Slash Vehicle Weight Up to 700 lbs Trimming mass a key to meeting future fuel economy goals. by Paul A. Eisenstein Apr.19, 2011 The Detroit Bureau Ford Motor Co. plans to put its product line on a diet. The maker expects to trim 100s of pounds off the weight of its cars...
  10. Ford planning to raise JMC stake and build new Chinese plant

    Global JMC & Troller News
    Ford to start building new plant in east China next year From Xinhua December 14, 2010 Gasgoo Ford Motor said Monday it will begin construction on a new plant in Nanchang City, capital of east China's Jiangxi Province, next year. The plant will begin operations in 2013, Ford Asia-Pacific and...
  11. Ford planning Second Factory in India, possibly in Gujarat

    Ford Corporate News
    Ford plans second plant in India, Gujarat on radar By Pankaj Doval Nov 25, 2010 Times of India NEW DELHI: With the Indian car market booming, Ford is planning to set up a second plant and has approached the Gujarat government for land. According to sources, Ford which has announced eight new...
  12. Audi Planning an A9

    European Competition
    2015 Audi A9 planned By Brett Davis November 10th, 2010 Audi is thinking along the same lines as Porsche with its Panamera, and Aston Martin with its Rapide, and is proposing the introduction of an Audi A9 luxury performance sedan. Reports say the Audi A9 will combine many...
  13. Chrysler planning nine model product offensive for 2010

    Chrysler Group Discussion
    Last month Chrysler CEO Robert Nardelli hinted that several “unexpected” models could be launched as early as next year to help meet shifting consumer trends, and now the company’s vice chairman Jim Press has stated that another eight or nine new models could follow in 2010. Press, who will be...
  14. Reports Say Ford Secretly Planning Sale Of Volvo

    European Competition
    Link: FORD, the American car giant, is secretly planning the $6bn sale of Volvo, its loss-making Swedish brand, for the summer. The Business understands Ford is determined to press ahead with the sale despite recent comments that it would...
  15. Land Rover Planning Full Range Of Hybrids?

    European Competition
    Land Rover Planning Full Range Of Hybrids? Land Rover first indicated interest in hybrid vehicles with the Land-E diesel-electric concept vehicle it showed last year in Geneva. But according to a print-only blurb in the May 16 issue of Autocar, the oddly styled futurethink Landie isn’t just a...
  16. Reuters: Thief gets F in planning and driving

    Ford Motor Company Discussion
    CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - A would-be thief proved himself lacking in key skills like reconnaissance and driving after he tried to pull a heist beside a police-dog training site and then got stuck in the snow trying to flee. Police in Edmonton, Alberta, said officers were training with a dog...