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GM battles Lincoln Navigator with $5K Escalade spiff; Ford forms China EV venture; Nissan profits take hit; Ally raises Carvana bet; Taxis in age of Uber; Chevy Truck radio station.
Ford Motor Co.'s U.S. light-vehicle sales rose 6.4 percent in October behind strong F-series sales and a double-digit rise in fleet sales related to order timing.
For shoppers with an eye on the new Navigator SUV -- or any Lincoln, for that matter -- General Motors is offering a $5,000 discount to make them think twice.
Ford's U.S. light-vehicle sales rose 6.4 percent in October behind strong F-series demand and a double-digit increase in fleet volume related to order timing.
CEO Jim Hackett appointed the engineer guiding Lincoln's revival as Ford's chief marketing officer amid a management shake-up that included the departure of four top executives.
Panasonic's autonomous driving system is expected to be launched in commercial vehicles as early as 2022, in a move that will likely help the Japanese company narrow its gap with rival suppliers in a highly competitive market.
Replacement demand from Hurricane Harvey helped an already-strong September for Ford as the automaker snapped a three-month sales skid.
Healey Lincoln is letting five local influencers drive each of Lincoln's five nameplates for a month, on condition they document their drives on social media.
Continental sparks sales of other Lincolns; Ford responds to NFL flap with free-speech statement; Volvo to build XC90 in S.C.; JLR on the prowl?; Subaru Viziv Performance concept.
A dealership general manager says his used-car lot is full of BMW 7-series sedans that buyers have traded in for the Continental.
Lincoln will offer hybrid gasoline-electric versions of all its U.S. models by 2022, sources familiar with the plans told Reuters. Details could be announced as early as early October.
After focusing on its highest-volume vehicles in recent years, Ford's luxury brand has promised two new nameplates by 2020.
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