Running on empty
12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 13, 2013For Ford, the energy crisis was a watershed event. It came at the same time that air pollution regulations meant adoption of costly catalyst-based systems, an area in which General Motors had a commanding lead.
Caprice: From luxo-barge to slimmed-down family sedan
12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 13, 2013There are two reasons why the Chevrolet Caprice was born. First, Chevrolet was blindsided by the 1965 Ford LTD full-sized sedan. Ford spent a ton of money advertising that the LTD was quieter than a Rolls-Royce -- and Americans believed it.