en-usMichael Martinez Feed Ford Ranger pickup rated at 23 mpg combined, best among gasoline-powered rivalsTue, 11 Dec 2018 00:01:00 ESTThe Ford Ranger is returning next month as the most fuel-efficient gasoline-powered pickup on the U.S. market. VW-Ford talks are gaining steamMon, 10 Dec 2018 00:01:00 ESTAs Ford has tried to downplay its ongoing talks with Volkswagen Group, VW CEO Herbert Diess, who last week said VW is eyeing access to Ford's U.S. manufacturing footprint, keeps upping the ante. 3 Ford VPs to retire Thu, 6 Dec 2018 17:41:11 ESTThe automaker's treasurer, head of European product development and Asia Pacific manufacturing chief will leave at the end of December. Mustang Shelby GT500 to include two 3D-printed brake parts Tue, 4 Dec 2018 17:00:00 ESTFord's upcoming Mustang Shelby GT500, which will be revealed next month at the Detroit auto show, will be made with two 3D-printed brake parts from a new manufacturing center near Detroit. Lincoln Aviator goes with GT instead of an 'e'Mon, 3 Dec 2018 00:01:00 ESTStarting with the 2020 Aviator, Lincoln will adopt the Grand Touring name for all of its electrified variants in an effort to emphasize their performance capabilities, prevent customer confusion and avoid any stigma... ¿Unas papas a la francesa con su Ford?Mon, 3 Dec 2018 00:01:00 ESTDespués de una renovación de ocho millones de dólares, el principal atractivo de Marcotte Ford, en Holyoke, Massachusetts, es el LugNutz Cafe. FORD: Fewer fleet orders contribute to down monthMon, 3 Dec 2018 13:31:48 ESTExcept for gains at Lincoln, Ford's November sales dropped in nearly every measurable category. Lincoln: No change to anti-dualing policy despite Calif. dealer backlashMon, 3 Dec 2018 16:23:57 ESTLincoln says building standalone luxury showrooms is vital to its growth; California dealer group says it's financially harmful. Lincoln backs off 2020 target amid trade warMon, 3 Dec 2018 00:01:00 ESTLincoln Motor Co. President Joy Falotico told Automotive News last week the company is no longer projecting a sales goal of 300,000 by the end of the decade, amid uncertainties created by the U.S,.-China trade war. Lincoln marks plug-in with light brushstrokeMon, 3 Dec 2018 00:01:00 ESTThe design change is also an understated nod to the brand's historic blue V-12 engine badge, found on Lincoln vehicles like the Zephyr. Lincoln backs off 2020 sales target amid Trump trade war with ChinaWed, 28 Nov 2018 21:00:03 ESTLincoln President Joy Falotico said the brand is backing off the target, established under former CEO Mark Fields in 2014, after the cost to export U.S.-built vehicles to China rose. Two Ford plants losing shifts, but no layoffs plannedWed, 28 Nov 2018 13:34:49 ESTFord said it will eliminate shifts at assembly plants in Michigan and Kentucky but give all affected workers jobs at other locations nearby. Nine vehicles named North American Car, Truck and Utility of the Year finalists Wed, 28 Nov 2018 11:35:39 ESTThree Detroit pickups, a sport sedan from Hyundai's Genesis brand and a new electric vehicle from Jaguar have been named finalists for the 2019 North American Car, Truck and Utility of the Year Awards. Nine vehicles named North American Car, Truck and Utility of the Year finalists Wed, 28 Nov 2018 11:35:39 ESTThree Detroit pickups, a sport sedan from Hyundai's Genesis brand and a new electric vehicle from Jaguar have been named finalists for the 2019 North American Car, Truck and Utility of the Year Awards. Lincoln ready for 'takeoff' with Aviator crossoverWed, 28 Nov 2018 00:15:00 ESTThe new rear-wheel-drive crossover, which Lincoln President Joy Falotico says could "absolutely" become its best-selling nameplate, comes in both gasoline and plug-in hybrid form. Ford aims to simplify -- againMon, 19 Nov 2018 00:01:00 ESTReducing the number of side-mirror configurations on the Explorer is a small change but a telling example of how Ford let itself fall back out of shape after tiptoeing around bankruptcy -- and the sort of bloat CEO Jim... No more Explorers in Egypt: Ford drops crossover from low-volume marketsWed, 14 Nov 2018 16:11:12 ESTThe automaker is adjusting where it sells certain models and is reducing the number of available parts on a number of vehicles as it looks to maximize profits amid a global restructuring. Ford pushing 150 aftermarket add-ons for revived RangerTue, 13 Nov 2018 06:00:00 ESTFord is partnering with Yakima and working through dealers to offer Canadians 150 parts and accessories for its new midsize pickup, including bed racks, tow hooks and paddleboard carriers. Ford pushing 150 aftermarket add-ons for revived RangerTue, 13 Nov 2018 06:00:00 ESTFord is partnering with Yakima and working through its dealers to offer 150 parts and accessories for its new midsize pickup, including bed racks, tow hooks and paddleboard carriers. Ford's 2020 baby Bronco off-roader emerges in photos from dealer meetingTue, 13 Nov 2018 12:38:04 ESTPhotos leaked from Ford's annual dealer meeting last month in Las Vegas provide the first public look at the so-called baby Bronco, an upcoming off-road compact crossover. Ford buying scooter company SpinThu, 8 Nov 2018 00:01:00 ESTThe automaker said the scooters will roll out in 100 cities over the next 18 months, including a Thursday launch in Detroit. It did not disclose a purchase price. 2019 Lincoln Aviator to bow at L.A. auto show Tue, 6 Nov 2018 12:33:31 ESTLincoln plans to introduce the production version of the Aviator crossover in L.A., roughly eight months after it showed off a "production preview" in New York. Teardowns without the messSat, 3 Nov 2018 00:01:00 ESTCaresoft engineers use high-tech 3D scans to virtually strip apart cars #8212; down to individual battery cells, wires and screws #8212; and sells that data to curious automakers and suppliers for up to half a million... FORD: 2nd-straight pickup setback sets the tone Thu, 1 Nov 2018 13:20:29 ESTFord's U.S. light-vehicle sales fell 3.9 percent in October as a continued drop in car demand and a second-straight decline for F-series pickups outweighed gains for crossovers and SUVs. Ford expands paid time off for new mothers, fathers Thu, 1 Nov 2018 09:45:00 ESTEffective Thursday, the automaker will allow new fathers eight weeks of paid time off, up from two weeks. It will allow new mothers between 14-16 weeks of paid time off, up from 8-10 weeks. Ford unleashes special-edition lightweight Carbon Series GT supercarTue, 30 Oct 2018 13:16:22 ESTThe Carbon Series GTs will be 40 pounds lighter than the standard supercar thanks to carbon fiber wheels, a titanium exhaust, titanium lug nuts and a polycarbonate rear hatch with additional venting. Ford unleashes special-edition lightweight Carbon Series GT supercarTue, 30 Oct 2018 13:16:22 ESTThe Carbon Series GTs will be 18 kilograms lighter than the standard supercar thanks to carbon fibre wheels, a titanium exhaust, titanium lug nuts and a polycarbonate rear hatch with additional venting. Lincoln's head of product development to retire this weekMon, 29 Oct 2018 19:10:29 ESTScott Tobin, a key architect of Lincoln's turnaround as its director of product development, has abruptly elected to retire from the company effective later this week. China troubles dampen Ford's outlookMon, 29 Oct 2018 00:01:00 ESTThe world's largest vehicle market is causing some of Ford's biggest headaches. Ford gives more hints on VW partnershipMon, 29 Oct 2018 00:01:00 ESTFord CEO Jim Hackett said the automaker would share more details about potential partnerships "in the near future" as it settles into a yearslong $11 billion global restructuring Ford posts 37% earnings decline on China challenges, retreats on profit margin goalWed, 24 Oct 2018 16:15:00 ESTPoor results in China and other overseas markets contributed to a 37 percent drop in third-quarter net income for Ford, and the automaker backed off its goal of raising its global profit margin to 8 percent by 2020. Ford posts 37% earnings decline on China challenges, retreats on profit margin goalWed, 24 Oct 2018 16:15:00 ESTPoor results in China and other overseas markets contributed to a 37 per cent drop in third-quarter net income for Ford, and the automaker backed off its goal of raising its global profit margin to eight per cent by 2020. Amid unease, dealers get clearest look yet at Ford's restructuring planMon, 22 Oct 2018 00:01:00 ESTDealers got the clearest look to date at CEO Jim Hackett's restructuring plan. Executives vowed to freshen showrooms through shorter product development cycles. Ford Ranger won't cannibalize F-150 sales, Hinrichs says Mon, 22 Oct 2018 15:24:40 ESTAs F-150 prices continue to climb, the automaker's head of global operations says "there's room now" for a less expensive midsize pickup in Ford's lineup. #39;Ford Proud' campaign shows company's swaggerMon, 22 Oct 2018 00:01:00 ESTFord Motor Co. is transforming its business for the future, but it wants consumers to know that it's still very good at building the cars and trucks on sale today. Ford summons its swagger, shifts marketing focus to keeping loyalists Fri, 19 Oct 2018 06:00:00 ESTFord is shifting its focus from winning new customers to persuading current owners to stick with its namesake brand. 'Built Ford Proud': New ad campaign elicits emotion, takes shot at TeslaFri, 19 Oct 2018 06:00:00 ESTFord will launch a new ad campaign featuring actor Bryan Cranston this weekend after giving dealers a first look at its annual national meeting in Las Vegas . Ford to build additional 350 GT supercars, extends output by 2 yearsThu, 18 Oct 2018 13:00:01 ESTThe company previously planned to build 1,000 GTs through the 2020 model year. It now says it will build 1,350 vehicles through 2022. Ford to build additional 350 GT supercars, extend production by 2 yearsThu, 18 Oct 2018 13:00:01 ESTFord had previously announced plans for 1,000 GTs through the 2020 model year. It now says 1,350 cars will be made through 2022. The cars are built by Multimatic Inc. in Markham, Ont.