Register now for free access to - this week only.

Ford boosts cash rebates

DETROIT - Ford Motor Co. has boosted cash rebates $500 to $1,500 on 10 lines of 2001 Ford cars and light trucks.

Ford also announced cash givebacks of $500 to $1,500 on a dozen 2002 nameplates.

In addition, Ford continued until Oct. 31 the 0 percent financing program that brought a sales boost in September.

Top rebates on the 2002 models are $1,500 on the Windstar and $1,000 on the Crown Victoria, Taurus, Ranger, Explorer Sport, Expedition and Excursion.

Topping the givebacks on 2001 models is $3,000 on the Windstar. The Crown Victoria, Ranger and Econoline E-150 bring $2,500.



ATTENTION COMMENTERS: Over the last few months, Automotive News has monitored a significant increase in the number of personal attacks and abusive comments on our site. We encourage our readers to voice their opinions and argue their points. We expect disagreement. We do not expect our readers to turn on each other. We will be aggressively deleting all comments that personally attack another poster, or an article author, even if the comment is otherwise a well-argued observation. If we see repeated behavior, we will ban the commenter. Please help us maintain a civil level of discourse.