According to Ward's Auto, Ford is about to stride past a production figure that it hasn't hit since 2004. The 2011 Fusion
is on the cusp of motoring past 200,000 sales this year - an annual
number that a FoMoCo passenger sedan hasn't managed to exceed since both
the Focus sedan and Taurus
did the deed back in '04. In 2010, Fusion sales were up 21.5 percent
through November compared to…
PRESS RELEASE FORD OFFERS UNPRECEDENTED LOOK AT TEARDOWN OF F-150 ECOBOOST ENGINE TO PUBLIC AT 2011 NAIAS
* What: F-150 EcoBoost? engine teardown. When: Jan. 15, 2011, 11 a.m.
Where: North American International Auto Show, Cobo Hall, Detroit;
Ford's Powertrain display
* Teardown free and open to the public
* 2011 Ford F-150 EcoBoost "hero" engine has racked up the equivalent of more than 160,000 miles and 10 years of rugged use
* The 3.5-liter…
Ford has been testing its upcoming 2012 Focus
extensively, and it's already put the compact through 12,000 crashes in
both the virtual and real worlds. Ford says that the Focus features
advanced restraint systems as well as next-generation airbags that
feature upgraded chest-protection technology. The C-Segment car is not
stealing all the focus (*ahem*), however, because the all-new 2011 Explorer has clearly received plenty of attention from the safety engineers. For the first…
The 2012 Ford Focus is set to hit dealers early next year, and in addition to a cadre of standard and optional features, Ford is equipping every new Focus with its new breed of "torque vectoring control."
For the uninitiated, torque vectoring systems actively split power
between the two driven wheels to maximize traction and increase
performance. Some higher-end systems manipulate the output to each wheel
through a set of electronically controlled gears, while others…
Ford really wants owners to personalize their vehicles, and over the past year the automaker has launched custom graphics for the Mustang, Taurus, Fiesta and F-150. Now another car is getting in on the vinyl wrap fun - the 2012 Ford Focus. Through the website FordCustomGraphics.com, 2012 Focus owners can apply vinyl 'tattoos' to their cars.
The Blue Oval team did some research and found that nearly four in 10
Millennials have at least one…
has compiled and released its annual Power List. This is the seventh
year in which MT ranks the names of heaviest hitting personalities in
the automotive industry. They're all ranked in order of just how much
juice they hold, and sitting at the top of this year's list is Alan Mulally.
Ford's CEO was previously ranked No. 10 in 2009 and rose to No. 2 last year, but this year…
As difficult as the past few years have been for the U.S.
auto industry, automakers and analysts alike continue to hope for a
better future. 2010 has been a vast improvement over 2009, with sales up
11 percent. Even better, the last three months have seen sales rise
above an annualized rate of 12 million cars and trucks, and analysts see
2011 sales approaching 13 million units.
Nearly all automakers have benefited from customers…
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