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  1. Lincoln MKZ Named South Korea’s Innovative Car of the Year

    Lincoln Discussion
    Lincoln MKZ Named South Korea’s Innovative Car of the Year Ford SEOUL, Korea – In a competition open to both domestic and import vehicles, the Lincoln MKZ has been named Innovation of the Year by one of South Korea’s top newspapers. The 2014 Car of the Year (COTY) awards, presented by the...
  2. BMW confirms X7 SUV, production heading to South Carolina

    European Competition
    BMW confirms X7 SUV, production heading to South Carolina As expected, BMW has confirmed plans to build the X7. The announcement was made at the company's South Carolina plant, which will serve as the exclusive production facility for the all-new SUV. "I have been asked many times: 'Why don't...
  3. Old, Smaller Ford Cargo Receives Facelift in South America

    Ford Brand News - Global
    Autos Segredos
  4. All-New Lincoln MKZ Launches in South Korea

    Lincoln Brand News
    May-30-2013 1:05 PM ET ​SEOUL – Ford Sales and Service Korea launched the all-new Lincoln MKZ, marking the Asian debut of the vehicle that will set new standards for premium sedans by combining elegant design and impressive state-of-the-art technology. Ford Korea hosted an art exhibition, “ART...
  5. 2012 Hyundai Sonata Receives its First Facelift in South Korea

    Competition News
    2012 Hyundai Sonata Receives its First Facelift in South Korea JULY 19, 2011 Carscoop Hyundai has blessed the South Korean market version of its Sonata mid-size sedan with its very first mild facelift. Just don’t blink because you may very well miss it. The light cosmetic surgery on the...
  6. Ford to Export Its Ranger Pickup Truck to 148 Countries From South Africa

    Ford Brand News - Global
    Ford to Export Its Ranger Pickup Truck to 148 Countries From South Africa By Sikonathi Mantshantsha Jun 28, 2011 Bloomberg Ford Motor Co. (F) plans to export its Ranger pickup truck to 148 countries from South Africa under a $500 million export program, Chief Financial Officer Lewis Booth said...
  7. The New Ford Ka for South America

    Ford Brand News - Global
    LINK This launches in August for Brazil and Argentina. Its typically Ford's third best seller in each.
  8. New Chevy Cobalt for South America

    General Motors Discussion
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  9. 2012 Ford Ka Facelift (for South America)

    Ford Brand News - Global
    Link Yes, I know it will probably be ugly, but it does contribute over 80k sales a year.
  10. Spy Photos: The New Chevy Blazer for South America

    General Motors Discussion
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  11. U.S., South Korea agree on automotive trade

    Automotive Industry News
    U.S., South Korea agree on automotive terms in free-trade deal Automotive News December 3, 2010 WASHINGTON (Bloomberg) -- The United States and South Korea reached an agreement to change automobile provisions in a pending trade deal, winning support from Ford Motor Co. and lawmakers. Under...
  12. South African Strike Hits Ford, Others

    Ford Motor Company Discussion
    South African Strike Kits Ford, Others South African autoworkers seeking wage increases more than triple the inflation rate went on an indefinite strike on Wednesday, slamming the brakes on auto production in Africa's largest economy. The powerful National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa...
  13. Whitacre reorganizes GM's South America operations as regional unit

    General Motors Discussion
    GM's operations in South America are being made into a regional organization, the company announced Tuesday. The business unit will be taken out from under the International Operations division run by Tim Lee. More...
  14. GM carves out a new South American unit

    General Motors Discussion
    General Motors Co. has carved up its international operations to create a unit that will serve South America where it controls about 20 percent of the market. More...
  15. SOUTH KOREA: Unions back plans to revive Ssangyong

    Asian Competition
    SOUTH KOREA: Unions back plans to revive Ssangyong Unions have reached agreement with the Ssangyong management over wage levels for this year in an effort to revive the ailing company. The decision is part of the annual collective bargaining agreement on the wage and working conditions of...
  16. Official:Facelifted South American Fiesta

    Ford Motor Company Discussion
    Ford shows off new South American Fiesta The new Fiesta in 2011, with minor changes in vision, Was presented in Argentina, to the press. The model starts from 29 900 in real-engined hatchback version 1.0. Across the line, We Have sedan with the 1.6 engine and optional all, costing 44.810...
  17. Ford Figo headed to South Africa

    Ford Motor Company Discussion
    Ford halted sales of the “Ka” in South Africa 18 months ago and since then the entry-level passenger car segment hasn’t seen a contestant from them. In the third quarter of this year, that sentence will not make sense as Ford is preparing to take on the budget car market segment once again with...
  18. 2009 South Florida International Auto Show

    FIN Auto Show Coverage
    I went to the South Florida International Auto Show at the end of October. I just never thought of posting it here, but here is a full, rather thorough writeup of the show. I'll go in the order they were set up at the show and the order that I looked at them: FORD MOTOR COMPANY FLM was...
  19. U. S spec Fiesta shots leak out of south of the border factory

    Ford Car Discussion
    The other bit of Ford news coming out for today are inside shots (it's in the factory) of the U.S spec ford Fiesta in a Mexican factory which shows the changes that were made to the front of it more at the link...
  20. 2010 Lincoln Mark LT debuts for our friends to the South

    Ford Truck Discussion
    2010 Lincoln Mark LT debuts In Mexico The Lincoln Mark LT was an unmitigated failure in the US market, but in Mexico it's been the marque's top-seller, with 6,000 units leaving dealers since 2005. So while the gussied-up F-150 was unceremoniously euthanized in the US, Ford's luxury brand...
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