Ford plans to build Ranger at Michigan Assembly
The Detroit News
August 25, 2015
by Michael Martinez
Ford Motor Co. wants to resurrect its once-popular Ranger truck in North America and build the midsize pickup at the Michigan Assembly Plant, according to sources with knowledge of Ford’s plans...
Volkswagen Plans on Hybrids while it waits for Llonger-Range Batteries
BERLIN -- The Volkswagen Group plans to offer plug-in hybrid powertrains on most of its models before longer-range batteries become a reality.
Audi will offer plug-in hybrid versions of the Q7 SUV, A7 and A8 sedans...
Jaguar Plans Bolder New Look - Edmunds
Published: 09/19/2014 - by Richard Bremner
Just the Facts:
• Car shoppers should expect a new Jaguar look to debut in 2017.
• The upcoming Jaguar XF, which may debut for the 2016 model year, is on track to get a fuel-saving lightweight aluminum body...
Mercedes-Benz confirms plans for 10 new plug-in hybrids by 2017
Mercedes-Benz executives have confirmed plans to launch 10 new hybrid plug-in models by 2017.
Following the launch event for the S500 plug-in hybrid, Mercedes-Benz development chief Dr. Thomas Weber promised the company is set to...
Ford plans to launch 3 models, 2 factories in China in next 2 years
Automotive News China | 2014/9/9
Ford Motor Co. plans to introduce the Ford Escort compact car and the Ford Mustang pony car in early 2015 and the Ford Everest midsize SUV in mid-2015 in China.
To support its expanding...
Ford plans new hybrid series to compete with Toyota Prius, report says
Ford Motor Co. plans to introduce a new hybrid gasoline-electric car in late 2018 to compete against the best-selling Toyota Prius, two sources with knowledge of the company's plans told Reuters on Wednesday.
Audi plans plug-in hybrid offensive
June 27, 2014 - 4:46 am ET -- UPDATED: 6/27/14 5:40 am ET - adds U.S./China sales start
VIENNA, Austria -- Audi plans to launch at least four plug-in hybrid cars as it bets on the technology to counter rival BMW's electric car offensive.
Cadillac plans several variants of successful ATS - AutomotiveNews
January 20, 2014
DETROIT -- Cadillac wants to leverage the success of its ATS compact sedan with a few variant models, global brand chief Bob Ferguson says.
Ferguson said General Motors is "absolutely" planning at...
GM confirms plans to introduce 15 new or upgraded models in 2014
General Motors has announced plans to introduce 15 new or upgraded vehicles in 2014.
The company declined to go into specifics but mentioned they will include the:
•Chevrolet Silverado HD / GMC Sierra HD
•Chevrolet Tahoe / GMC...
Ford plans staggered launch of new F-150 at 2 plants
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DETROIT -- Ford Motor Co. will begin production of the 2015 F-150 in the fourth quarter at the Dearborn Assembly Plant. Production of the existing 2014 F-150 will continue through the year...
Mitsubishi President confirms plans for a plug-in hybrid Pajero, could be offered in US
Next-generation i-MiEV could be larger than its predecessor
Mitsubishi President Osamu Masuko has revealed some new details about the company's future product lineup.
Speaking to Automotive News, Masuko...
Ford board to press Mulally on future plans, report says
Ford Motor Co.'s board of directors plans to press CEO Alan Mulally as soon as this week for a decision on his future, as speculation intensifies that he may be offered the CEO post at Microsoft Corp.
Mulally, 68, is one of a handful of...
Ford Reveals Plans For Mustang’s 50th Anniversary Celebration
BY Viknesh Vijayenthiran
.......It will, however, be when Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] kicks off a five-day long celebration that will include a wide range of events from car cruises to live bands, ride-and-drives, exhibits...
Porsche Lays Out Debut Plans for November's LA, Tokyo and Guangzhou Motor Show Shows
For some reason that escapes us, organizers of the Los Angeles (November 19 to December 1 – first three days are for the press), Tokyo (November 20 to December 1 – first two are press days) and China's...
A look at Ford's plans for upscale Vignale line in Europe
Volume automakers aim to move upmarket in Europe as a way to boost profits in a domestic market set to decline for a sixth consecutive year. Ford's upscale strategy focuses on the Vignale premium trim line, which was...
Detroit— A Volkswagen AG executive said Tuesday that the automaker will phase out conventional gas engines in three or four years in favor of more powerful and fuel-efficient...
Ford plans to sell Edge in China
DETROIT (Reuters) -- Ford Motor Co. expects to sell its Edge midsize crossover in global markets -- including China -- when the car is redesigned in early 2015, two sources familiar with the automaker's plans told Reuters today.
Ford last year...
Plans for new Land Rover Defender shaken up
May 20, 2013
by Hilton Holloway
Land Rover’s plans to replace the ancient Defender with a new range of super-rugged, relatively basic off-roaders have been scrapped, according to sources close to the company.
Outline plans to build the new...