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  1. "The Golden Girls" Turns 30 Today!

    The Lounge
    To celebrate, here are 30 interesting facts: ABC News 9-14-15 1. The original pilot had a butler that didn't make it to the series. 2. Many of the stars worked with each other before. Arthur and McClanahan were friends on “Maude” and White and McClanahan collaborated on “Mama's Family.”...
  2. Tomorrow cars today, Metro City, road trip

    The Lounge
    * In some ways we may have the cars of tomorrow today, but not like this: remember these!? http://www.oldcarsstronghearts.com/2015/06/01/memory-monday-20/ How about this mini Metro City? Have more pics of this cued for future feature, including 1 today (Wednesday)...
  3. Some test driving today

    The Lounge
    I am shopping for a new car and by the end of July I should be in one. Goal is as follows: Midsize Hybrid to full size Hybrid sedan Must have cooling seats and a sunroof MPG should be around 40 in the city. So I was on my way back from the Polish deli and saw the Lincoln dealer and said why...
  4. I committed today!

    Lincoln Discussion
    Well, I made the plunge.. ordered my 2016 Lincoln MKZ.. bronze fire, Reserve package, THX radio Hybrid.. last minute thoughts of an AWD, or just Front drive, with gas prices and resale is low on hybrids, but.. we all know gas WILL NOT stay this low forever... so now the wait.. but that's ok...
  5. Have a good day today!

    The Lounge
    Hey everyone! No content here. Just hoping you all enjoy your Friday. Griffin
  6. What parked next to my car Today?

    The Lounge
    for a long time I've been envious of some of GMI's less-than-serious threads that go on & On & ON... & since some of us think of (very) little besides CARS... came up with this (sorta semi-nosey) idea: What parked next to (or near) my car (or truck) TODAY?? so if it's a slow news day, we can...
  7. Which is the best mid size cross over SUV in the world today ?

    The Lounge
    Hello everyone, Which is the best mid size cross over SUV in the world today ? The overall best one. Good value for money. Both in normal and luxury segments. Would be an interesting discussion. What is your take ?
  8. Toyota: $1.2BILLion to settle criminal probe - USA Today

    Asian Competition
    Toyota to pay $1.2B to settle criminal probe - USATODAY Chris Woodyard, and Kevin Johnson March 19, 2014 The Justice Department announced Wednesday that Toyota will pay $1.2 billion to settle a criminal probe of its handling of the reports of unintended acceleration in its vehicles and...
  9. Show off your ride! Sign up for myCARiD today!

    CARiD.com
    Hey guys, we’re thrilled to announce the launch of myCARiD, the ultimate social network for car enthusiasts. The website is up and eager to feature your awesome rides. What is myCARiD about? myCARiD is an all-in-one place to store, share, and discuss information about your ride. Add a...
  10. 54.5 mpg possible with today's technology

    Ford Brand News - Global
    54.5 mpg possible with today's technology, JCI executive says Automotive News January 15, 2014 - 4:35 pm ET DETROIT -- Automakers can meet the 54.5 mpg CAFE target without introducing high volumes of electric cars and plug-in hybrids, said a member of the purchasing panel today at the...
  11. Experience the Future of Lincoln Today

    Lincoln Brand News
    Experience the Future of Lincoln Today ford.com ​DEARBORN – Jim Farley, executive vice president, Marketing, Sales and Service and Lincoln, kicked off the first of six special employee-focused Lincoln brand sessions Tuesday to a full-house within the World Headquarters auditorium. The...
  12. Fusion Production Starts Today at Flat Rock

    Ford Brand News - Global
    Fusion Production Starts Today at Flat Rock Ford Corporate Supported by 1,400 new employees, the new Ford Fusion will roll off the line at Flat Rock Assembly Plant today, marking the first time the popular car has been built in the United States. The move expands Fusion availability by more...
  13. Motor Trend and USA Today MKZ blurbs

    Lincoln Discussion
    MT here, and USA today here. Important info from both is it looks like Monday's event was a "webcast," no ride and drive (in fact, the MT blub makes specific mention of the fact that they haven't driven it yet :( ) Other info include confirmation that the MKZ's grille is more or less the...
  14. Sat in a Tesla Model S today

    The Lounge
    So while roaming the mall near my sister's house today near Phoenix, I happened across one of the new Tesla mall stores they are setting up and sat in the new Model S. It was of course an early prototype and not up to production spec, but it was amazing none the less. The center consul makes...
  15. Ford to Double Production Capacity in China with $760m Announced Today

    Ford Corporate News
    Ford China to Build US $760 Million Assembly Plant in Hangzhou; Doubles China Passenger Car Capacity to 1.2 Million Units Annually Ford Media Ford will build a new state-of-the-art assembly plant in Hangzhou with its joint venture Changan Ford Mazda Automobile (CFMA), adding initial capacity...
  16. 90 Years Ago Today...

    Lincoln Discussion
    90 years ago today (Feb.4), Ford bought Lincoln and saved it from bankruptcy. Thought everyone might want to know.:joyous: Lincoln's car at the time was the L-Series
  17. End of the line: Ford’s Panther plant to close today

    Ford Corporate News
    End of the line: Ford’s Panther plant to close today By Andrew Ganz Thursday, Sep 15th, 2011 Leftlanenews Ford Motor Company’s – and, perhaps, the industry’s – most venerable design will cease production later today in St. Thomas, Ontario, when the last vehicle to ride on the automaker’s...
  18. I went to the funeral home today.......

    The Lounge
    Im getting old and need to think about things. One of my requests was to be delivered in a ford powered hurst. they looked at me like I had four heads. I was dead serious no pun intended,. This is my last wish and Im not taking a back seat. I found out they hardly exist. Im not...
  19. New Ford Focus begun production in Germany today

    Ford Brand News - Global
    New Ford Focus begins production in Germany today The Detroit News Alisa Priddle December 6, 2010 Ford Motor Co. continues the global rollout of the new Ford Focus with production for Europe starting today. The compact car, as a sedan and five-door hatchback, has already begun early...
  20. Saw an Explorer today...

    The Lounge
    Driving home tonight a gray 2011(12?) Ford Explorer was going the other way on the Dan Ryan Expressway (Which is how you would get from CAP to downtown Chicago.) I was surprised to see it. In the past I've seen MkS, MkT, and Edge before they were available. Never saw a pre-pro Taurus, which I...
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