Lincoln

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 »

Lincoln to offer pickup service for Continental

3:32 pm U.S. ET | April 1, 2016

Lincoln will offer a free remote pickup and drop-off service to owners of the Continental sedan, which goes on sale later this year, as the brand seeks unique ways to make its products stand out.... Read More »

Q&A - DAN MARKS, CHAIRMAN, LINCOLN NATIONAL DEALER COUNCIL

New line, China steer Lincoln in 'right direction'

2:00 pm U.S. ET | March 31, 2016

In 2013, Lincoln sales fell to their lowest level in more than three decades. Its vehicles were bland, and the launch of a redesigned MKZ sedan went badly awry. Just three years later, 2013 feels like a distant memory to Lincoln dealers, says Dan Marks, chairman of the Lincoln National Dealer Council. He spoke with Staff Reporter Nick Bunkley.... Read More »

Ford issues three recalls, including one that led to two fires

11:13 am U.S. ET | March 31, 2016

Ford said it will conduct three separate safety recalls including one of SUVs with a defective engine heater that led to two fires in Canada, in which no one was injured.... Read More »

HITS & MISSES

Touring the N.Y. show ... with attitude

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

Reporters Nick Bunkley and Mike Colias were on the floor of the New York auto show last week, issuing snap judgments on the hardware faster than Dutch Mandel at Detroit Autorama. Here's a bit of their back-and-forth.... Read More »

THE ANTI-ESCALADE

Lincoln's Navigator Concept embodies 'quiet luxury' mantra

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

After spending four years overhauling the core of its lineup, Lincoln is reimagining its biggest vehicle, the Navigator, into an understated, serene alternative to the high-flying Cadillac Escalade.... Read More »

Subaru Impreza
NEW YORK AUTO SHOW

Broadway debuts

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

Gullwing doors on a Navigator? Retractable roof on an MX-5? Apple CarPlay and Android Auto in a subcompact? Now that's entertainment.... Read More »

Pterodactyls and Range Rover-esque: What people think of Lincoln Navigator concept

8:00 am U.S. ET | March 24, 2016

Lincoln is hatching major changes for the Navigator as previewed with a new concept. Here's what people are saying about the newest Navigator, Lincoln's alternative to the Cadillac Escalade.... Read More »

Lincoln aims for anti-Cadillac style with Navigator concept

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

After overhauling the core of its lineup, Lincoln is remaking its biggest vehicle, the Navigator, into a more understated, serene alternative to the high-flying Cadillac Escalade.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: Supercars shine in Big Apple

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

NY Auto Show: Nissan juices up GT-R; Audi R8 Spyder's racecar feel; 'Huge' change for Prius; MDX shows new face of Acura; McConaughey bullish on Lincoln ads; Showing love to Google.... Read More »

LINDSAY CHAPPELL

BLOG: Welcome back to 2003

6:32 am U.S. ET | March 23, 2016

If you thought the auto industry had moved on to 2016, or was looking ahead to 2017, welcome back to the good old days of 2003.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Lincoln's 'elegant' Navigator concept

7:45 am U.S. ET | March 23, 2016

Lincoln’s ‘elegant’ Navigator concept; Mazda’s hardtop Miata; Mercedes’ SUV-like coupe;BMW’s ‘punch’ pressure; Google’s Krafcik doesn’t ‘miss’ driving.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: New tactic against VW?

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 9, 2016

VW crisis: Justice Dept.'s new tactic?, Calif. weighs options, a warning for workers; Taking on Google, Apple; Autonomous-car hearing; China-ready Lincoln Continental.... Read More »

RICHARD TRUETT

BLOG: Cadillac vs. Lincoln: It's on again!

11:45 am U.S. ET | March 8, 2016

An old showroom rivalry is about to heat up again.... Read More »

CHASING CHINA

How Lincoln fine-tunes its vehicles to satisfy Chinese consumers

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

Seemingly minor tweaks can be critical to a brand's prospects in China, the world's largest vehicle market.... Read More »

Ford, Lincoln bounce back as fleet sales soar

12:46 pm U.S. ET | March 1, 2016

Ford followed a lackluster January with one of its strongest February results ever, posting a 20 percent increase in U.S. sales that included double-digit gains for two-thirds of its nameplates.... Read More »

INSIDE JOB

Volvo, Lincoln, Genesis take distinct paths to stylish interiors

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

With new flagship sedans, Genesis, Lincoln and Volvo are offering alternate definitions of luxury to the overwhelmingly dominant German brands and Lexus. While the exteriors of the Genesis G90, Lincoln Continental and Volvo S90 have garnered plenty of oohs and aahs, designers are making their most powerful statements inside the cabins.... Read More »

Smart maps may hit the streets this year or next

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

Although true driverless cars may be a decade away, the first smart maps likely will debut this year or next.... Read More »

 
Lightweighting push puts pressure on leather

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | April 29 2016

image
Automakers' growing desire to cut weight from cars wherever they can is significantly boosting sales of an upmarket leather alternative, says the boss of the company that... ...
 Read More ›

VW's other headache: workers' demand for a 5% pay hike

Christiaan Hetzner
4:06 am U.S. ET | April 20 2016

image
Volkswagen has enough money to cover the costs of its emissions-rigging scandal. ...
 Read More ›

VW's tone-deaf management


8:56 am U.S. ET | April 13 2016

image
In view of Volkswagen's emissions-rigging scandal, it's amazingly tone-deaf and irresponsible that t ...
 Read More ›

Google and Apple can be good for industry, Renault-Nissan connectivity chief says

Bruce Gain
12:01 am U.S. ET | April 13 2016

image
Are Google and Apple enablers or disruptors? A little of both, says Ogi Redzic, Renault-Nissan's head of connected vehicles and mobility services. ...
 Read More ›

Will the Mercedes pickup truck be called X class?

Jay Ramey
12:01 am U.S. ET | April 8 2016

image
Mercedes will preview its upcoming pickup truck at the Paris auto show this autumn, according to a m ...
 Read More ›

Bo Andersson shares lessons learned at Lada

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | April 7 2016

image
Bo Andersson, the departing CEO of Lada maker AvtoVAZ, used his farewell email to say he was “ ...
 Read More ›

Is CNG the future? Yes, but…

Luca Ciferri
12:01 am U.S. ET | April 6 2016

image
Rinaldo Rinolfi, one of the fathers of the common-rail diesel, and a true powertrain guru, is someon ...
 Read More ›

PSA demonstrates realistic way of measuring fuel economy

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | April 2 2016

image
PSA says it aims to win back trust from consumers in the wake of VW's emissions-cheating scandal by ...
 Read More ›

VW's Seat profit is actually a loss

Christiaan Hetzner
5:29 am U.S. ET | March 23 2016

image
When is making a profit actually a loss? When you're the accountant at VW Group's underperforming Se ...
 Read More ›

Evoque convertible could challenge sporty German coupes

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | March 22 2016

image
Jaguar Land Rover finally has a model to compete with convertible versions of German premium coupes. ...
 Read More ›

2015 Assembly map
 
Newsletters & Alerts
  • Sample
  • Sample
  • Sample
  • Sample
image
German car sales rose 8% in April, adding to France, Italy, Spain gains
German new-car registrations rose 8 percent in April, joining robust growth in France, Italy and Spa ...
 Read More ›
image
French car sales rise nearly 7% in April
French new-car sales rose nearly 7 percent in April, boosted by strong gains at foreign automakers i ...
 Read More ›
image
European car sales rise 6% in March but VW brand dips
European new-car sales rose nearly 6 percent last month despite a fall in sales for Volkswagen's cor ...
 Read More ›
image
Russia's March car sales drop 10% as decline slows
New-car sales in Russia fell 10 percent in March, the smallest decline in 15 months, causing a leadi ...
 Read More ›
image
Western Europe car sales rise 5% in March
Western European car sales rose 5.2 percent in March on strong growth in the UK, France and Italy. F ...
 Read More ›
image
VW brand trails rivals as Europe sales rise 14% in February
European new-car sales rose 14 percent in February, but Volkswagen lost market share for the sixth m ...
 Read More ›
image
Nissan Qashqai, Audi Q3 lead continued sales surge for SUVs in Europe
Sales of SUVs and crossovers surged 22 percent in Europe last year, outpacing the overall market's 8 ...
 Read More ›
image
Western Europe car sales rose 14% in February
Western European car sales rose 14 percent in February as key regional markets reported double-digit ...
 Read More ›
image
European car sales rise 6% in January but VW share hit by diesel scandal
European car sales rose 6.3 percent last month, although Volkswagen, the region's No. ...
 Read More ›
image
Why French and Germans still believe in the compact minivan sector
Compact minivan sales remain valuable to French and German automakers even though more brands are qu ...
 Read More ›
image
Porsche development chief Hatz to leave company
Porsche said its development chief, Wolfgang Hatz, has left the company amid parent VW Group's emiss ...
 Read More ›
image
BMW promotes Petter Witt to N.A. vice president of operations
BMW has rewarded a regional manager who “fully embraced” the automaker's efforts to create its Future Retail dealership standards. ...
 Read More ›
IAC promotes two execs to head N.A., Europe operations
International Automotive Components named Maurice Sessel and Kelli Carney to run its North American and European operations, respectively. ...
 Read More ›
image
Mini appoints new head of Americas
David Duncan, head of Mini of the Americas, will take on a new role as head of BMW Group's corporate and special sales. ...
 Read More ›
Renault names new finance chief as Thormann retires due to poor health
Renault finance director Dominique Thormann is retiring for health reasons. He will be succeeded by Clotilde Delbos, currently a senior vice president at the automaker. ...
 Read More ›
image
Renault picks company veteran to head Dacia
Renault named veteran executive Yves Caracatzanis as head of its Dacia low-cost brand in Romania. ...
 Read More ›
image
PSA promotes Italy chief to run Changan JV in China
PSA/Peugeot-Citroen named veteran manager Olivier Mornet as president of its Chongqing Changan Auto ...
 Read More ›
image
GM appoints veteran Brazilian executive as Europe engineering chief
GM named Brazilian national William Bertagni as head of its European vehicle engineering unit. Berta ...
 Read More ›
image
New Lamborghini CEO is ex-Ferrari F1 team boss Domenicali
Lamborghini named Stefano Domenicali, a former head of Ferrari's Formula One team, as its new CEO. ...
 Read More ›
image
Porsche turbocharges new Boxster
Porsche is repositioning its latest Boxster with a new name, a higher price tag, and a new four-cyli ...
 Read More ›
image
Toyota counts on big boost from greener, zippier Prius
Toyota expects to solidify its position as the region's leader in hybrid sales with the new Prius, w ...
 Read More ›
image
High-tech E class pushes Mercedes ahead of rivals
Mercedes-Benz makes a big leap toward self-driving cars with the new E class, which debuts a hands-f ...
 Read More ›
image
Kia renews Sportage but drops the price
Kia has reduced the price of its new Sportage in the key German market even though the SUV is roomie ...
 Read More ›
image
Audi focuses on battery to make Q7 e-tron stand out from plug-in rivals
Audi expects its Q7 e-tron plug-in hybrid to stand out from a fast-growing list of competitors that ...
 Read More ›
image
Subaru wants Levorg to help brand forget losing Legacy
Subaru expects its new Levorg station wagon to have success in Europe that eluded the vehicle it rep ...
 Read More ›
image
SsangYong adds diesel, awd to Tivoli SUV
SsangYong hopes the addition of a diesel engine will boost sales of its Tivoli in Europe's booming s ...
 Read More ›
image
Range Rover Evoque convertible is not a 'niche too far'
Land Rover says its Range Rover Evoque created a new niche for sporty premium compact SUVs when the ...
 Read More ›
image
Hyundai Tucson gets big boost from Europe's SUV boom
Hyundai expects the Tucson to change perceptions of the brand in Europe, thanks to its bolder design ...
 Read More ›
image
Product launches follow a faster cadence
New model launches are getting faster, more frequent and less certain. They also might be a lot fart ...
 Read More ›
image
Suppliers to the new Skoda Superb
Assembly of the third-generation Skoda Superb began in April 2015 at Skoda's factory in Kvasiny, Cze ...
 Read More ›
image
Suppliers to the new Ford S-Max
Assembly of the second-generation Ford S-Max began in May 2015 at Ford's factory in Valencia, Spain. ...
 Read More ›
image
Suppliers to the new Mercedes GLC
Production of the first-generation Mercedes-Benz GLC began in June 2015 at parent Daimler's factory ...
 Read More ›
image
Suppliers to the new Jaguar XF
Assembly of the second-generation Jaguar XF began in June 2015 at Jaguar Land Rover's factory in Cas ...
 Read More ›
image
Suppliers to the new Audi Q7
Assembly of the second-generation Audi Q7 began in February 2015 at the German automaker's factory i ...
 Read More ›