Nissan leads Twitter engagement among auto brands for second consecutive monthWed, 07, Dec 2016
For the second month in a row, Nissan took first place in the Twitter engagement race for automotive brands, wielding the power of the GTR in its most popular November tweet, according to ListenFirst Media.
Ford conducts additional tests on 2017 F-150 and Raptor 10-speed transmissionsTue, 06, Dec 2016
Ford's 2017 F-150 and Raptor trucks with a new 10-speed transmission began arriving on some dealer lots last month, but the automaker said it is holding some models for additional testing as part of its normal launch ramp-up.
Ford's futurist foreshadows consumer trends to watch in 2017Wed, 07, Dec 2016
As the in-house futurist at Ford, Sheryl Connelly's job is to predict the future -- not necessarily about driving or cars, but about how consumer behavior is changing. Connelly's findings, however, often have a bearing on how the automaker designs, builds and markets cars.
Ford moves Fiesta upscale; plans for U.S. are unclearMon, 05, Dec 2016
Ford Motor Co. offered no details about U.S. plans for its eighth-generation Fiesta at the subcompact's global unveiling in Germany last week, but the European version gets a more upscale interior and diverse range of trim levels.
Ford sees lineup changing to match demandMon, 05, Dec 2016
Ford will likely make changes to its car lineup as demand for small SUVs continues to outpace that for sedans. That could include offering crossover-style variants of certain sedans or dropping certain nameplates altogether.
Ford open to deals with Trump to keep jobs in U.S., Fields saysFri, 02, Dec 2016
Ford is willing to work with Donald Trump to keep jobs in the U.S. if he puts the right policies in place, CEO Mark Fields said. Ford still plans to move its Focus compact and C-Max hybrid to Mexico from a Michigan factory, but the company believes it can work with the new president to encourage economic growth in the U.S.
Ford CEO sees ‘pressure’ on business without softer mpg rulesFri, 02, Dec 2016
Ford plans to lobby President-elect Donald Trump to soften U.S. and state fuel-economy rules that hurt profits by forcing automakers to build more electric cars and hybrids than are warranted by customer demand.