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  1. Volvo small Cuv in 2018

    European Competition
    Volvo Will Debut Compact SUV in 2018 Automotive News Europe Johan Dillen October 13, 2015 GHENT, Belgium -- Volvo will debut its compact SUV, expected to be called the XC40, in early 2018, sources told Automotive News Europe. Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson said a compact SUV is a priority for the...
  2. 2015 Ford Edge earns IIHS Top Safety pick, Acceptable Small Overlap

    Ford SUV/Crossover Discussion
    The new Ford Edge repeated it's Good performance in the Moderate Overlap test and scored an Acceptable rating in the Small Overlap test which is the first time the Edge is being tested in this category. Overall the Edge once again earned "Top Safety Pick" but failed to earn "Top Safety Pick +"...
  3. Big Change... in a small way

    Ford Motor Company Discussion
    1. The Taurus: this great vehicle is going big and that means good news for the big people looking for comfort in a nice vehicle but for those looking for a 4-door driver, BAD NEWS. To get back to what I believe is the original SHO idea of a high HP & Torque in a 4-door, Ford should be looking...
  4. Ford Flex Small Overlap Crash Test

    Ford SUV/Crossover Discussion
    The Ford Flex has finally been rated by the IIHS in their Small Overlap Crash test, along with other "Midsize SUVs" which unfortunately did not include the new Edge. The new Murano and Wrangler are the only ones to earn top marks. Flex faired "Acceptable" and remains a Top Safety Pick. Ford...
  5. Small Overlap Test Switches Sides for Certain Cars

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    To read the rest of this story, Small Overlap Test Switches Sides for Certain Cars please visit AutoGuide.com.
  6. small but mighty engines "trend" - FreeP

    Automotive Industry News
    kind of a rambling, disjointed article imho but this posted part I found interesting... New auto trend picks up speed: Small but mighty engines - Detroit Free Press By Alisa Priddle April 12, 2015 Smaller engines, better transmissions, electronic wizardry and lightweight materials in new cars...
  7. Another small Lincoln CUV?

    Lincoln Discussion
    this is from a VERY OLD source, but ... "has assigned new program codes to the C1-based Lincoln variants, including the Lincoln Small CUV (C489) and Lincoln MKC (C558). ' PDF Warning
  8. Small utility vehicles' big payoff?

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    LINK By: Richard Truett Technology and Engineering Reporter 03/18/2015 Tiny crossovers and SUVs could be immune to America’s long-standing love-hate relationship with small cars. We love ’em when gasoline is expensive and shun ’em when it’s cheap. But gasoline is cheap right now, and the new...
  9. Do small Fords like the Fiesta and Focus need better space-efficient packaging?

    Ford Car Discussion
    Interior space (particularly the rear legroom) seems to be a common (non-mechanical) weaknes with small Ford cars. I'll start off with the current Focus hatchback and compare it to a similar-sized competitor. ---------------2014 Ford Focus hatchback-----2014 Hyundai Elantra GT aka i30...
  10. Ford Weighing Return to Small Pickup Truck Market

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    For more on this story, Ford Weighing Return to Small Pickup Truck Market and much, much more please visit AutoGuide.com.
  11. This is Fiat's New 500X Small Crossover

    Competition News
    This is Fiat's New 500X Small Crossover The 500X is a sister model to the Jeep Renegade with which it shares its underpinnings, and will serve as a replacement for the discontinued Sedici in the hot small SUV segment competing with cars such as the Honda HR-V, Renault Captur and Nissan Juke...
  12. Ford Fiesta 1.0-litre: Big Personality in A Small Package

    Ford Brand News - Global
    Ford Fiesta 1.0-litre: Big Personality in A Small Package Ford ​​OAKVILLE - Do you know what vehicle is the small car with the big personality? The car that drives with outstanding performance coupled with the best L/100KM? If you guessed Ford Fiesta, you would be correct. Earlier this week ...
  13. Ford Fiesta is Europe’s No.1 Small Car – Again!

    Ford Brand News - Global
    Ford Fiesta is Europe’s No.1 Small Car – Again! Ford May-14-2014 4:00 AM ET COLOGNE, Germany – The Ford Fiesta was the No.1 selling small car in Europe in the first quarter of 2014 with 85,639 Fiestas sold. “Ford Fiesta just keeps getting stronger. After two consecutive years as Europe’s...
  14. All-new lincoln mkc small premium utility engages senses

    Lincoln Brand News
    ALL-NEW LINCOLN MKC SMALL PREMIUM UTILITY ENGAGES SENSES AT CAFEINA WYNWOOD LOUNGE Lincoln 2015 Lincoln MKC, the brand’s first small premium utility, leads a compelling conversation that explores comparisons between high-end cooking and luxury automotive design - With each discipline, quality...
  15. Honda bets big on small Vezel crossover, eyes turbo for U.S.

    Asian Competition
    Honda bets big on small Vezel crossover, eyes turbo for U.S. WAKO, Japan -- Honda Motor Co. is ready to take a run at one of the U.S. auto industry’s fastest-growing segments: compact, sporty crossovers. The Vezel -- a small crossover based on Honda’s redesigned Fit subcompact -- goes on sale...
  16. How Did Ford's Big Bet on Small Utility Vehicles Pay Off?

    Ford Corporate News
    How Did Ford's Big Bet on Small Utility Vehicles Pay Off? www.fool.com November 14, 2013 In the late 1990s and early 2000s, Ford was doing well based solely on the success of its large SUVs and full-size pickups. The company's management just knew that the American consumers' appetite for the...
  17. Japanese brands to embrace the small, the sporty and the futuristic

    Asian Competition
    Japanese brands to embrace the small, the sporty and the futuristic Automotive News November 10, 2013 - 12:01 am ET TOKYO -- Japan's automakers will go futuristic and local at this year's Tokyo Motor Show, combining the far-out concept cars the show has been famous for alongside the Japan-only...
  18. Ford Fiesta is Europe’s Best-Selling Small Car

    Monthly Sales Results
    Ford Fiesta is Europe’s Best-Selling Small Car Ford.com ​COLOGNE, Germany – The Ford Fiesta was Europe’s best-selling small car in September and for the first nine months of 2013, according to the latest figures from the provider of automotive data and intelligence, JATO Dynamics.* Ford sold...
  19. Escape and the small frontal overlap

    Ford SUV/Crossover Discussion
    The 2013 Escape was named an IIHS top safety pick, however performed poorly in the new small frontal overlap test. http://www.iihs.org/iihs/ratings/vehicle/v/ford/escape This new test seems to be pretty important. Does anyone have any insight as to whether or not Ford has addressed or is...
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