Sales advance 3.5% on fatter deals, truck volume; SAAR rebounds to 17.42MTue, 03, May 2016
Led by gains at Honda, Nissan, Toyota, Fiat Chrysler and Ford, U.S. light-vehicle sales increased 3.5 percent to 1.506 million in April, a record for the month. After a lackluster March that disappointed some automakers, April produced solid gains across the industry, with fatter deals and light trucks driving volume higher.
Ford develops mobile aeroacoustic wind tunnelWed, 04, May 2016
Ford is taking wind-tunnel testing on the road, so that its engineers and the vehicles they test can spend less time traveling around the country.
Ford preps new engine, transmission for '17 F-150 Raptor, 3.5-liter EcoBoost modelsTue, 03, May 2016
More pieces of the Ford F-150 puzzle are coming together. The redesigned 2015 F-150 received aluminum body panels instead of steel. For 2017, two models will get a new powertrain.
Ford advances as F-series volume tops 70,000 for 2nd straight monthTue, 03, May 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.
Ford plans EV to compete with Chevy Bolt, Tesla Model 3, Fields confirmsThu, 28, Apr 2016
Ford is developing an electric vehicle that would be competitive with the Chevrolet Bolt and Tesla Model 3, CEO Mark Fields said.
Ford fined $1 million by Mexico's environmental prosecutorMon, 02, May 2016
Mexico's environmental prosecutor Profepa said today that it was fining Ford's local unit for selling vehicles in Mexico without the proper environmental certifications.
Fast growth for a showroom ghostMon, 02, May 2016
U.S. sales of full-size vans are increasing eight times faster than the industry average. The growth has commercial vans on track to top half a million sales for the first time ever this year.
Takata sets aside additional $189 million to cover airbag recall costsMon, 02, May 2016
Takata raised provisions for its airbag recalls that involve more than a dozen auto manufacturers, after denying reports that the biggest safety crisis in the industry's history will expand further.
Ford's China route: Latecomer, contender, EV embracerMon, 02, May 2016
In the next phase of its Chinese evolution, Ford plans to introduce electrified cars, as well as to bring in its first pickup and GT super sports car.
Lincoln in ChinaMon, 02, May 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.
Ford: Record quarter starts a 'strong year'Mon, 02, May 2016
Higher first-quarter sales of the redesigned F-150 and a retooled crossover lineup drove Ford Motor Co. to the highest quarterly pretax profit in its 113-year history and its best-ever results in North America.
Joe Hinrichs has Ford hummingMon, 02, May 2016
Since 2011, Ford Motor Co. has earned pretax profits totaling $45 billion in North America. It lost $1.8 billion in the rest of the world. And North America's position as Ford's profit driver keeps getting stronger. Ford's president of the Americas has a lot to do with that.