Lincoln

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Lincoln stands out in satisfaction

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 23, 2016

Lincoln stands out in satisfaction survey; Nine Chevy nameplates get teen-safety tech; Automakers fail to extend comment period on MPG report; More Korean cars in U.S.?... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Ford to mass-produce autonomous cars

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 16, 2016

Ford plans to mass-produce autonomous fleet in 2021, boost Silicon Valley staff; Hyundai exec takes aim at fortress mentality; VW tops GM in China; Lincoln future product.... Read More »

Lincoln test starts with Continental

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 15, 2016

Lincoln has transformed from what looked like a sinking ship into one of the industry's fastest-growing brands.... Read More »

Lincoln, dealers all in on new valet program for service vehicles

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 15, 2016

Lincoln Service Valet will pick up and deliver customers' cars and trucks that need service, starting with new 2017 models. It's a promising way to enhance customer satisfaction and loyalty, analysts say.... Read More »

FORD: Pressure from GM incentives

11:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 2, 2016

Ford Motor reported lower U.S. sales of cars, crossovers and pickups in July, and the Lincoln brand posted its first year-over-year decline in eight months.... Read More »

Suppliers to the 2017 Lincoln Continental

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 2, 2016

The Lincoln Continental will be offered in four trim levels and with a choice of three V-6 engines, including a 3.0-liter turbo that's exclusive to Lincoln and rated at 400 hp.... Read More »

Deep red, silvery hues among BASF's top auto paint colors

2:30 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 1, 2016

Raingarden, Primordial Soup and Aerialist Wish are names of automotive paint colors developed by BASF, the automotive paint and chemicals company.... Read More »

Lincoln meets shoppers at the mall

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 30, 2016

Lincoln has a new gambit to regain brand awareness among luxury shoppers. It's located between a Starbucks and a spa offering a "15-minute laser and light facial."... Read More »

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This sales assistant never calls in sick

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 4, 2016

When Stivers Ford-Lincoln gets an Internet lead, artificial intelligence software generates an email that fills the gap between the auto responder's message and contact from a salesperson.... Read More »

Lincoln aims to build on satisfaction gains

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 4, 2016

Lincoln, amid gains in sales and owner-satisfaction scores, is making its “largest investment” yet in customer service. Starting with the 2017 model year, Ford Motor Co.'s luxury brand will provide free pickup and delivery of service vehicles to new owners.... Read More »

Lincoln to provide free pickup, delivery for service vehicles

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 28, 2016

Lincoln, in a bid to stand out among larger luxury brands, will provide free pickup and delivery of service vehicles to new owners starting with 2017 models.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: GM stock undervalued, Barra says

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 7, 2016

GM stock undervalued, Barra says; Make Lincolns in China?; Test firm hacks into '17 Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid; Toyota to use solar power on Texas HQ campus; Return of the hatchback.... Read More »

Lincoln's VanDyke tapped as Ford of Europe marketing VP

1:45 pm U.S. ET | June 6, 2016

Lincoln's top marketing and sales executive, Matt VanDyke, is leaving the brand this summer to become Ford of Europe's vice president of marketing. VanDyke will be replaced by Robert Parker, who oversaw Lincoln's launch in China, a Ford spokesman said today.... Read More »

Ford in talks to build Lincolns in China, report says

3:36 pm U.S. ET | June 6, 2016

Ford, aiming to make China the top market for its Lincoln luxury line, is in talks with partner Changan Automobile about producing the brand's vehicles in Chongqing, people with knowledge of the matter told Bloomberg.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Lincoln marketing chief's next role

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 6, 2016

Lincoln marketing chief to take Europe post; Skoda mulls U.S. sales; Munoz: Nissan won't stop at 10%; '17 Range Rover Sport, Land Rover Discovery spied; Peek at Benz E-class wagon.... Read More »

GM drop-off helps drag down Canada sales 1.6%

12:00 pm U.S. ET | June 1, 2016

A steep decline in sales at GM dragged down Canadian light-vehicle sales by 1.6 percent last month to 194,866 vehicles, an industry report said today.... Read More »

FORD: Light-vehicle sales down, transaction prices up in May

12:00 pm U.S. ET | June 1, 2016

Ford's U.S. car sales plunged 25 percent in May, overshadowing a 9 percent gain for the F-series pickup and flat demand for utility vehicles.... Read More »

Ford advances as F-series volume tops 70,000 for 2nd straight month

2:00 pm U.S. ET | May 3, 2016

Ford sold more than 70,000 F-series pickups in back-to-back months for the first time in a decade, helping the automaker increase its total U.S. sales by 3.6 percent in April.... Read More »

Lincoln in China

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 2, 2016

Lincoln President Kumar Galhotra, left, and Matt VanDyke, right, director of Global Lincoln, with Automotive News Group Publisher KC Crain at a dinner hosted by Automotive News during the Beijing auto show.... Read More »

Lincoln prices Continental from $45,485

4:11 pm U.S. ET | April 13, 2016

The 2017 Lincoln Continental will have a starting price of $45,485 including shipping, several thousand more than the MKS it replaces but still less than most similar-sized luxury sedans.... Read More »

China's auto market: House of cards or just catching its breath?

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 11, 2016

China's vehicle sales are expected to rise 6 percent this year, and that's enough to stave off any loose talk at the Beijing auto show about production cuts.... Read More »

Lincoln tallies 40K hand-raisers for Continental

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 11, 2016

Lincoln already has a list of 40,000 people who have expressed interest in buying the upcoming Continental, and brand executives say they soon plan to start working with dealers to help convert those leads into firm orders ahead of the sedan's arrival this fall.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Carlson: 'NADA will remain vigilant'

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 3, 2016

Carlson takes helm, vows to battle 'overreach'; GM to make more trucks; Lincoln in Continental launch mode; Honda still big on cars; Value of used VW diesel.... Read More »

Lincoln says it has 40,000 potential buyers for Continental

5:26 pm U.S. ET | April 2, 2016

Lincoln already has a list of 40,000 people who have expressed interest in buying the upcoming Continental, and brand executives on Saturday said they plan to start working with dealers soon to help turn those leads into reservations ahead of the sedan's arrival this fall.... Read More »

Ford outsells GM on higher fleet shipments

1:30 pm U.S. ET | April 1, 2016

Ford Motor Co. was the top-selling automaker in the U.S. last month for the first time in five years, outselling General Motors by 936 light vehicles. Fleet sales made the difference, with Ford's rising 39 percent and GM's dropping 13 percent.... Read More »

 
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