Ford will resume production at China with Changan on February 10

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Ford Motor is preparing to resume production on February 10 at its production facilities located in China with joint venture partner Chongqing Changan Automobile, a spokesman for the American automaker said on Wednesday. The production plan for its factories in Chongqing and Hangzhou comes as regional governments have extended Lunar New year holidays to rein […]

Ford to pay over $30 million for lawsuit over transmissions

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Ford will pay no less than $30 million in a proposed settlement concerning a class-action lawsuit associated with failing transmissions in its Fiesta and Focus vehicles. The lawsuit represents almost 2 million owners and former owners of the cars, which had bad dual-clutch transmissions, the Detroit Free Press reported the incident, citing court documents. Other than the […]

Ford Mustang is the best selling American muscle car in 2019

Ford Mustang Mach-E

Three months after the Dodge Challenger had beaten the Ford Mustang away on the third-quarter reports, the car pulled away for a significant full-year win among American muscle cars. Ford moved 17,124 in the fourth quarter to complete 2019 at 72,489, thus beating the Challenger’s ultimate tally of 60,997. Dodge sold 18,301 of the aging coupes – […]

Ford quarterly sales fall on the downturn in passenger cars demand

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Ford Motor on Monday reported a 1.3% decline in fourth-quarter vehicle sales as soft demand for passenger cars exceeded higher sales of pick-up trucks. Ford’s figures rounded off U.S. automakers’ sales for last year, with passenger cars dropping out of favor with buyers amid lower oil prices and as automakers concentrated on SUVs and pick-ups […]

Reservations are full for electric Mustang Mach-E, says Ford

Ford Mustang Mach-E

Ford Motor stated on Monday that the reservations for the first edition of its electric sport utility vehicle, Mustang Mach-E, are full. The American automaker revealed the electric Mustang crossover on November 17 and started taking reservations with a refundable deposit of $500. Ford did not provide information regarding how many reservations it took. The […]

Lincoln electric SUV to use Ford-backed startup’s ‘skateboard’ chassis

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A battery-powered Lincoln SUV, due in mid-2022, is going to be the first Ford Motor vehicle constructed on a custom electrified chassis that resembles a skateboard, that was developed by Ford-backed startup Rivian, according to several people knowledgeable with the program. The all-wheel-drive Lincoln SUV could rival against Rivian’s R1S, an electric sport utility vehicle […]