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Ford Performance Models Sales 200,000+ In 2016

Ford Performance Models Sales 200,000+ In 2016

DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 26, 2016 – Younger, more affluent car buyers are choosing Ford for its growing lineup of performance vehicles – particularly cars – that get them where they need to go with added thrill. Performance car customers view driving as an absolute emotional, positive experience and relish getting ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL RECAP - Sept 19-28, 2016: BMW, Land Rover, Hyundai, Ford, Audi, Maserati, Fiat, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Trucks, Trailers and RV's

NHTSA RECALL RECAP - Sept 19-28, 2016: BMW, Land Rover, Hyundai, Ford, Audi, Maserati, Fiat, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Trucks, Trailers and RV's

Your vehicle MAY be involved in a safety recall and MAY create a safety risk for you or your passengers. If left unrepaired, a potential safety defect could lead to injury or even death. Safety defects must be repaired by a dealer at no cost to you.Why am I getting this email? What is a recall? When a manufacturer or t ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2016 FORD EDGE REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2016 FORD EDGE REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2016 FORD EDGE REVIEW ... Continue reading

Ford Employees On Pace To Set Inventions Record In 2016 +VIDEO

Ford Employees On Pace To Set Inventions Record In 2016 +VIDEO

DEARBORN, MI - September 20: When Doug Martin read about a billboard in Lima, Peru, that turned humidity into drinking water for the local population, an innovative idea struck: What if cars could be a source of water? Condensation from vehicle air conditioners, which usually just drips to the pavement below, could be ... Continue reading

Ford's Big Trucks Hauling in Big Sales: New 2016 F-650 and F-750 Trucks Have Best Year-to-Date Since 1997

Ford's Big Trucks Hauling in Big Sales: New 2016 F-650 and F-750 Trucks Have Best Year-to-Date Since 1997

Sales of Ford F-650 and F-750 trucks are up 59 percent year-over-year through August 2016 – the best year-to-date sales total for Ford’s largest trucks since August 1997. A new dedicated tractor model is attracting growing interest from beverage fleets. Sales of Ford F-650 and F-750 trucks are up 59 percent year-ov ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - September 12-18, 2016; Recalls, VW And Nissan World Debuts, Bolt 238, EV Points, Ford Goes Mass

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - September 12-18, 2016; Recalls, VW And Nissan World Debuts, Bolt 238, EV Points, Ford Goes Mass

* A VW engineer has pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy in the company's emission cheating scandal. James Liang, age 62, of Newberry Park, Calif. entered the plea in U.S. District Court in Detroit. He is cooperating with investigators with the hopes of a reduced sentence from the maximum of 5 years and a fine of ... Continue reading

Ford Researchers And U-M Accelerate Autonomous Vehicle Research at New Robotics Lab on U-M Campus

Ford Researchers And U-M Accelerate Autonomous Vehicle Research at New Robotics Lab on U-M Campus

Ford becoming first corporation to co-locate in an academic building as it works side-by-side with University of Michigan researchers in a new state-of-the-art robotics center (Photo: Business Wire) Full Size Small ?? Ford becoming first corporation to co-locate in an academic building as it works side-by-side with Uni ... Continue reading

Ford Issues New Mobility Challenge to Unlock Innovation, Boost Community Response to Natural Disasters

Ford Issues New Mobility Challenge to Unlock Innovation, Boost Community Response to Natural Disasters

DEARBORN, Mich.—When disaster strikes, three nonprofits in the United States will be able to beef up their response capability to help people faster and more effectively through a new program called the Ford Disaster Relief Mobility Challenge. In conjunction with September’s National Disaster Preparedness Month, Fo ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - September 5-11, 2016; Buh Bye Dart and VW Diesels In US; Recalls Ford Mazda

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - September 5-11, 2016; Buh Bye Dart and VW Diesels In US; Recalls Ford Mazda

* The Dodge Dart is being dropped. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV confirmed its product plans for the 2017 model year will not include the Dart, making the 2016 model year the last. In July FCA announced plans to end production of the car in September but did not say that 2016 would be the final model year for the Dart. ... Continue reading

Ford to Fuel Major Expansion of Bay Area's Bike Share Program

Ford to Fuel Major Expansion of Bay Area's Bike Share Program

SAN FRANCISCO - September 9, 2016: Bay Area Bike Share operator Motivate — which manages the program under a contract with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) — today announced a seven-year partnership agreement with Ford Motor Company that will allow Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Motivate to complete its plan ... Continue reading

Ford Surpasses 1 Million Sales in Asia Pacific this Year after Record-Setting August

Ford Surpasses 1 Million Sales in Asia Pacific this Year after Record-Setting August

SHANGHAI — Ford Motor Company today sold its 1 millionth vehicle in Asia Pacific in 2016, reaching the milestone a month ahead of last year’s pace. Ford sales in Asia Pacific continue to strengthen this year, culminating with record demand in August. Ford sold 126,834 vehicles in the Asia Pacific region in August, ... Continue reading

Ford Posts Best-Ever August Sales in China; New Edge, Focus and Escort Drive 22% Increase

Ford Posts Best-Ever August Sales in China; New Edge, Focus and Escort Drive 22% Increase

SHANGHAI—Ford and its joint ventures in China have set another record for company performance in August, as sales for the month totaled 96,450 vehicles, up 22 percent compared to August 2015. Year-to-date sales for Ford, Changan Ford (CAF) and Jiangling Motor Corporation (JMC) have reached nearly 750,000 vehicles, up ... Continue reading

2016 Ford Focus 5dr HB Titanium Review by Carey Russ

2016 Ford Focus 5dr HB Titanium Review by Carey Russ

Ford's five-door Focus hatchback combines space efficiency and versatility with frugal fuel use DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY RUSS Are Americans finally warming to small hatchbacks? Ford's compact Focus has been an important part of its worldwide lineup since its European debut in 1998. When it made its way to North ... Continue reading

2016 ROUSH RS3 MUSTANG REVIEW By by Steve Purdy

2016 ROUSH RS3 MUSTANG REVIEW By by Steve Purdy

2016 ROUSH RS3 MUSTANG REVIEW By by Steve Purdy -The rocket-like thrust with those sticky tires on dry pavement helped me realize anew why enthusiasts love these cars so – adrenaline on demand! ... Continue reading

Ford Mentors Students from College Race Teams and Offers Opportunities for Real-World Testing

Ford Mentors Students from College Race Teams and Offers Opportunities for Real-World Testing

DEARBORN, Mich.—For months, college engineering students with a passion for motorsports breathe, eat and live race car aerodynamics – tuning, testing and tweaking their cars to ensure their team has the lightest, fastest machine on the track. Since 2004, hundreds of students on Ford-sponsored teams in Formula SAE, ... Continue reading

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