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A SHUNPIKER’S JOURNAL RADIO PROGRAM

A SHUNPIKER’S JOURNAL RADIO PROGRAM

The next installment of A Shunpiker’s Journal begins broadcasting Wednesday, March 20, 2019 and will run for 3 to 4 weeks. Listen to the program live-streamed at www.michiganbusinessnetwork.com every Wednesday at 1 PM and 7 PM and every Thursday at 1 AM and 7 AM. ... Continue reading

IIHS Pickup Crash Test Ratings - Most Pickups Need Better Passenger-side Protection

IIHS Pickup Crash Test Ratings - Most Pickups Need Better Passenger-side Protection

Most pickups need better passenger-side protection ARLINGTON, Va. — The majority of pickups recently put through the passenger-side small overlap front test struggled to maintain their structure, but two trucks — the Ford F-150 and the Nissan Titan — earn a good rating. ... Continue reading

Ford Announces Key Changes to Global Leadership Team; Tim Stone to Succeed Bob Shanks as CFO

Ford Announces Key Changes to Global Leadership Team; Tim Stone to Succeed Bob Shanks as CFO

Chief Financial Officer Bob Shanks plans to retire from the company at the end of 2019. He will be succeeded by Tim Stone, an accomplished finance executive who served 20 years at Amazon Inc., and as CFO of Snap Inc. Stone, 52, will join Ford on April 15 as a company officer and assume the role of CFO on June 1. ... Continue reading

Ford Production: Adds North American Site to Build EV's; Moves Transit Connect To Mexico; Autonomous Vehicles In Michigan

Ford Production: Adds North American Site to Build EV's; Moves Transit Connect To Mexico; Autonomous Vehicles In Michigan

Ford is investing approximately $900 million in its southeast Michigan manufacturing footprint and targeting 900 incremental direct new jobs through 2023 This includes the company’s plan to expand production capacity at Flat Rock (Mich.) Assembly Plant – including next-generation fully electric vehicles – targeti ... Continue reading

Ford Boosts Louisville KY Production for Expedition, Adds 550 Jobs to Meet Demand - Thanks Fords

Ford Boosts Louisville KY Production for Expedition, Adds 550 Jobs to Meet Demand - Thanks Fords

Ford increasing production of Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator this summer by 20 percent to meet surging customer demand, adding 550 jobs at Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville Expedition retail sales increased 35 percent in 2018 and its market segment share gained 5.6 percentage points, while from the 2017 to 2018 ... Continue reading

Throwback Inspired 2020 Lime Mustang Arrives In Time For St. Patrick’s Day +VIDEO

Throwback Inspired 2020 Lime Mustang Arrives In Time For St. Patrick’s Day +VIDEO

DEARBORN, Mich., March 15, 2019 – Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, Ford is unveiling Grabber Lime for the 2020 Mustang. ... Continue reading

2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt Fifty Years Later - Review By Larry Nutson - It's E15 Approved!

2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt Fifty Years Later - Review By Larry Nutson - It's E15 Approved!

I was in the audience on that day back in January when the original 1968 Mustang GT fastback that starred alongside Steve McQueen in the award-winning movie “Bullitt” drove onto Ford stage at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Molly McQueen, a third-generation member of the McQueen family, ... Continue reading

2019 Ford Fusion Platinum Energi Plug In Hybrid Review By John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

2019 Ford Fusion Platinum Energi Plug In Hybrid Review By John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

THE AUTO PAGE By John Heilig Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Mid-Atlantic Bureau The Auto Channel REVIEWED MODEL: 2019 Ford Fusion Platinum Energi ENGINE: 2.0-liter Atkinson Cycle I-4 Plug-in TRANSMISSION: ECVT HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 188 combined hp/129 lb.-ft. gasoline engine torque WHEELBASE: 112.2 in. ... Continue reading

Maxlider’s 4-Door 1966 Ford Bronco: An Inside Story By Maureen McDonald

Maxlider’s 4-Door 1966 Ford Bronco: An Inside Story By Maureen McDonald

Bloomington, IL What could be one of the ugliest, most utilitarian cars in automotive history is the golden calf of Erik Barnlund’s existence. He turns vintage Ford SUVs into custom models with a price tag that could exceed $400,000. ... Continue reading

Buh-Bye Ford Taurus Sedan Last One Rolls Off Line at Chicago Assembly Plant

Buh-Bye Ford Taurus Sedan Last One Rolls Off Line at Chicago Assembly Plant

Marking the end of U.S. production of the historic and pioneering nameplate Legacy of Taurus innovation lives on as Ford invests $1 billion and adds 500 jobs at its Chicago Assembly Plant and Chicago Stamping Plant to expand capacity for the production of all-new Ford Explorer, Police Interceptor Utility and Lincoln Av ... Continue reading

Automotive News Digest Week Ending February 24, 2019 - Compiled By Executive Producer Larry Nutson

Automotive News Digest Week Ending February 24, 2019 - Compiled By Executive Producer Larry Nutson

* As the largest consumer auto show in the country we pay attention to what happens at the just-completed Chicago Auto Show. Attendees vote on their “Best of Show” picks in a number of categories. ... Continue reading

NHTSA Recalls February 18, 2019

NHTSA Recalls February 18, 2019

NHTSA Recalls: Volkswagen; Mercedes-Benz; KIA; Nissan; Jeep; Honda; Hyundai; Chevrolet; RAM; Acura; Ford; Toyne ... Continue reading

Ford Heavy Duty Trucks Says "Até Mais" to Brazil

Ford Heavy Duty Trucks Says "Até Mais" to Brazil

As part of a comprehensive redesign of its global business, Ford Motor Company today announced it will exit the commercial heavy truck business in South America. ... Continue reading

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