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...
LINCOLN MKC NAMED CROSSOVER UTILITY VEHICLE OF TEXAS BY TEXAS AUTO WRITERS ASSOCIATION
- All-new 2015 Lincoln MKC, the brand’s first small premium utility vehicle, named Crossover Utility of Texas by Texas Auto Writers Association at annual Truck Rodeo
- 2015 Lincoln MKC also wins...
Utility and Hybrid Vehicles Drive Sales for Ford of Canada in May
OAKVILLE, Ont., June 3, 2014 – Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd. led the industry in sales in May, driven by record-setting increases in utility and hybrid vehicles.
Utility vehicle sales were up 11 percent in May, led...
ALL-NEW LINCOLN MKC SMALL PREMIUM UTILITY ENGAGES SENSES AT CAFEINA WYNWOOD LOUNGE
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...
DEARBORN – Ford’s leadership in utility vehicle sales in North America is well documented. In fact, a 10 percent rise in sales from 2012 to 2013 made Ford North America’s top-selling utility vehicle brand for the seventh-consecutive year. What is notable however, is the rise in popularity of...
Ford Selects Canadian Plant to Build All-New Global Utility Vehicle for Export to More Than 60 Countries
Ford will build an all-new Edge utility vehicle for global markets at its Oakville Assembly plant, near Toronto, and export to more than 60 countries
Adding a new global product at...
Ford says utility vehicles are key to global growth
While most of us believe that small, fuel efficient cars are the key to global expansion for US automakers, Jim Farley, Ford's vice president of Global Marketing, thinks otherwise. Last week, we attended an exclusive sneak preview of the Ford...
How Did Ford's Big Bet on Small Utility Vehicles Pay Off?
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...
Multitude of Options Allow Replacement of E-Series
December 14, 2012
By: Austin Rutherford
In an effort to steal some thunder from their crosstown rivals, Ford has some truck news of their own. Today, Ford is officially pulling the wraps off the North American spec full...
Ford Taurus and Explorer Police Interceptor production begins
By Zach Bowman
Feb 22nd 2012
Ford has begun producing the company's two new Police Interceptor models. According to Ward's Auto, both the Taurus and Explorer-based cruisers are rolling off of the line at the automaker's...
2011 Motor Trend Sport/Utility of the Year: Porsche Cayenne
By Frank Markus
We realize this looks bad. A bunch of unabashed car-loving adrenaline junkies invite a high-clearance sports car to an SUV contest and go all wobbly-kneed with excitement, crowning it...
Ford unveils a police SUV based on the all-new Explorer.Competitors have come and gone, but the Ford Crown Victoria has dominated the police-car market for years. By the time fleet sales of the Crown Vic end in late 2011 (sales to the public stopped in 2008), however, the cop-car market will be...
Welcome to the next-generation Ford Explorer Pursuit, aka the Police Interceptor Utility. This, for lack of a better term, is the "wagon" version of the Taurus Interceptor. Got a 0.50-cal or a K-9? You're gonna be in this thing. Designed to "complement the sedan", the Explorer Pursuit will be...
Revealed: Ford Police Interceptor Utility
Ford shows the second and final Police Interceptor for their lineup.
September 1, 2010
By: Nick Saporito
Today Ford Motor Company revealed its first-ever police interceptor utility vehicle. The new cruiser is obviously based on...