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  1. 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. 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. Ford Brand News - Global
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  4. 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. 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 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. Ford Brand News - Global
    LINK This launches in August for Brazil and Argentina. Its typically Ford's third best seller in each.
  8. General Motors Discussion
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  9. Ford Brand News - Global
    Link Yes, I know it will probably be ugly, but it does contribute over 80k sales a year.
  10. General Motors Discussion
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  11. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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 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. 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. 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. 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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