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  1. AutoBlog: Mustang Gallops Far Ahead of Everyone Else in Segment

    Mustang Discussion
    At 50 years old, the object of fantasies, a tuner's dream, a movie star and more than nine million strong, it couldn't be truer to say that the Ford Mustang needs no introduction. This newest Mustang, however – making the biggest changes we've seen to the pony car since perhaps 1964.5 – is...
  2. Can Lexus NX hit segment's sweet spot?

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    Compact crossover fits between BMW X1, X3 Mark Rechtin Automotive News July 6, 2014 - 11:00 pm ET VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Sixteen years ago, Lexus set the industry on its ear when it introduced the first car-based luxury crossover, the RX 300. Lexus had modest sales expectations for...
  3. Can Lincoln grab a share of sizzling segment?

    Lincoln Brand News
    Can Lincoln grab a share of sizzling segment? MKC aims to conquest compact crossover rivals SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- Lincoln aims to reinvent itself as a brand attuned to the needs of 21st-century luxury customers. And for those customers, smaller is often better. The 2015 MKC is Lincoln's...
  4. Rolls-Royce Says it's "Seriously Analyzing" SUV Segment

    European Competition
    Rolls-Royce Says it's "Seriously Analyzing" SUV Segment Since Bentley will bring an SUV to market in 2016, Rolls-Royce can’t ignore this category for much longer. As a matter of fact, the BMW-owned luxury brand is already mulling an entry into the segment, especially since SUVs and crossovers...
  5. Premium brands race into compact segment

    Lincoln Discussion
    The Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG was one of the luxury compacts shown at the Frankfurt auto show. Automotive News FRANKFURT -- Small, sassy and premium. That's the essence of the growing luxury compact segment that dominated new offerings by premium brands at the Frankfurt auto show. The goal: Lure...
  6. Ford plans EcoBoost engine ad campaign and a mention of the Super Segment

    Ford Corporate News
    Ford Motor Co. will launch an ad campaign touting its EcoBoost engine brand within the next two weeks, the company said today."We invited non-Ford owners to experience Ford vehicles and competitive vehicles. This campaign will capture their unbiased feedback and impressions," said David...
  7. 2010 Fleet Sales (top 5 per segment)

    Automotive Industry News
    not the complete listing (in 6 month chunks) but first I remember seeing 2010 Top 5 Fleet Vehicle Registrations by Fleet Segment
  8. Ford Fiesta Becomes Segment's 1st to Earn Top Safety Ratings

    Ford Brand News - Global
    Ford Fiesta Becomes Segment's First to Earn Top Safety Ratings in World's Largest Auto Markets Ford Fiesta adds five-star safety rating in China to similar top ratings in Europe and Australia/New Zealand Fiesta reaches 1 million sales in Europe, total global sales are 1,140,000 In North...
  9. Hyundai Sonata overtakes Nissan Altima for third in mid-size segment

    Competition News
    Hyundai is movin' on up. According to The Detroit News, the Sonata officially displaced the Nissan Altima as the third best-selling mid-size sedan in America last month. In August, the Korean manufacturer sold 21,399 units, falling just behind the Honda Accord at 22,506 and the Toyota Camry at a...
  10. Ford to Enter the Commercial Vehicle Segment in India?

    Ford Motor Company Discussion
    Ford to Enter the Commercial Vehicle Segment in India? New Delhi: Michigan-headquartered global auto major Ford Motor Company will soon enter India’s fast-growing commercial vehicle market through its wholly owned subsidiary Ford India. The company is in the last phase of firming up its plans...
  11. GM Studying Re-entry into Medium-Duty Segment

    General Motors Discussion
    GM Studying Re-entry into Medium-Duty Segment Less than a year after General Motors exited the medium-duty truck business, the company is looking at re-entering the segment. “GM has a rich heritage in medium-duty trucks,” Mark Reuss, president of GM North America, told some of GM’s largest...
  12. Ford still struggling in midsize sedan segment

    Ford Corporate News It’s hard to believe it these days, but when Ford introduced the Taurus sedan in late 1985 it was a breakthrough in design for both the automaker and the automotive industry. Some even thought its design too advanced to sell, but the Taurus went on to ship...
  13. Lincoln MKX (2007): Can this crossover find its place in the premium CUV segment?

    Mercury Discussion
    February 21, 2007 - Lincoln seems to be having a bit of an identity crisis these days. The stuff that made a Lincoln "a Lincoln" is long gone; Ford's luxury brand no longer makes large luxury barges or stylish rides with suicide doors. It seems that these days every vehicle in the car maker's...