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  1. Ford Shelby GT350 Gets Racing-Inspired Customizable Shift Light Indicator

    Mustang Discussion
    I love shift lights. :p Just saying. :) For decades, race drivers have used shift lights that signal the perfect engine speed for the shift point for maximum acceleration and lower lap times during the intensity of on-track driving. Shift lights allow drivers to concentrate on the road in...
  2. GM Adding 3rd Shift to Keep Up With Colorado/Canyon Demand

    Competition News
    GM Adding 3rd Shift to Keep Up With Colorado/Canyon Demand Automotive News DETROIT -- General Motors will add a third production shift at its Wentzville, Mo., assembly plant, where its new midsize pickups and commercial vans are made. GM last week started production of the redesigned 2015...
  3. TRANS WARS Episode III: Revenge of the Shift

    Suggest A News Article
    To read all of this story, TRANS WARS Episode III: Revenge of the Shift and to see the rest of this three-part miniseries head on over to
  4. Ford to shift medium-duty truck production back to US from Mexico

    Ford Brand News - Global
    Ford is reportedly preparing to shift medium-duty truck production away from a factory in Escobedo, Mexico, and back into the US at a plant near Cleveland, Ohio. In a joint venture with commercial truck company Navistar International, Ford's Escobedo facility currently produces F-650 and F-750...
  5. Ford recalls F-Series pickups that could shift out of 'park'

    Ford Brand News - Global
    Ford recalls F-Series pickups that could shift out of 'park' USA Today Ford is recalling certain 2011 F-150 pickups and 2012 F-250, F-350, F-450 an d F-550 heavy-duty trucks for transmissions that can be shifted out of "park" without pressing the brake pedal, the National Highway Traffic Safety...
  6. Ford expects some to shift funds to GM stock

    Ford Motor Company Discussion
    Report: Bill Ford admits Blue Oval may lose investors to GM IPO, seems unconcerned Filed under: Ford, GM, Earnings/Financials Bill Ford, executive officer for Ford Motor Co., seems to be taking a fairly realistic stance when it comes to arch-rival General Motors releasing its IPO. While...
  7. Ford's Flat Rock plant drops to 1 shift

    Ford Employee Discussion
    Ford's AutoAlliance International assembly plant in Flat Rock made a transition today from two shifts to one after Ford reassigned nearly 900 employees to other jobs. Ford first announced plans to reduce the number of shifts at the plant, which makes the Ford Mustang and the Mazda 6 midsize...
  8. Ford to shift Escape production next year

    Ford Corporate News
    A union official has revealed that Ford will end production of its Escape CUV at the company's Missouri plant by the end of 2011. Missouri - Ford Motor Company - United States - Ford - Mercury Mariner More...
  9. Toyota: Want to Beat Fusion? Shift Your own gears!!

    Ford Motor Company Discussion
    despite the following title, this is about midsizer MPG in general... ...of which that "T" brand comes in 3rd 2010 Toyota Camry: Hey, I Get 33 MPG, Too! - KickingTires The mileage wars continue: The Toyota Camry, which snagged the sales crown among cars in 2008, will get an EPA-estimated 33...
  10. Ford Cuts Shift At Chicago

    Ford Corporate News
    I saw last weeks production figures and saw MKS at zero. Does anyone know why that would be?
  11. Ford CEO says shift to small cars here to stay; Volvo Not For Sale

    Ford Corporate News
    Ford CEO says shift to small cars here to stay Americans' switch to buying smaller, more fuel-efficient vehicles is permanent, not a temporary shunning of big SUVs while they wait for record fuel prices to drop, Ford Motor CEO Alan Mulally says. Mulally says the stampede is a "structural...
  12. Volvo Cars to cut shift, jobs in Sweden

    European Competition
    Volvo Cars unit plans to cut jobs and eliminate a night shift at its plant in Gothenburg, Sweden, to help it contend with tough market conditions, a Volvo Cars official said on Tuesday. "We will discuss with the unions within a few weeks (a plan) to take out the night shift from the Torslanda...
  13. AutoNews: GM Cuts Shift At Hamtramck

    General Motors Discussion
    GM cuts shift at Detroit plant Ryan Beene Automotive News | October 16, 2007 - 4:48 pm EST DETROIT -- General Motors will idle production at its Detroit Hamtramck assembly plant for two weeks beginning Dec. 14, then drop a shift and permanently lay off 767 hourly workers. The plant...