Explorer

RICHARD TRUETT

BLOG: Is there room under the Blue Oval for Ranger, Bronco and Troller in U.S.?

11:15 am U.S. ET | Sept. 1, 2015

Ever since Ford dropped the midsize Ranger pickup in late 2011, the company has been pestered regularly and repeatedly about replacing it....
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Ford Explorer Platinum aims at high-end competitors

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 25, 2015

Ford is taking its iconic SUV into luxury territory, adding a high-end Platinum trim as it tries to attract a more affluent customer and increase the vehicle's profitability. For more than $53,000, buyers get an interior appointed with quilted leather door panels, real wood trim and brushed-aluminum accents....
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Ford makes over another icon by going aluminum

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 25, 2015

The F-150 isn't the only Ford Motor Co. icon that's been changed to aluminum this year. Get behind the wheel of the 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum, which goes on sale in a few months, and you'll notice that something familiar is missing: the Ford Blue Oval....
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Ford freshens Explorer with higher trim package for '16

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2014

Aiming to lure more upscale customers to its Explorer crossover, Ford today at the Los Angeles Auto Show unveiled a freshened 2016 Explorer with more available content....
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Ford lays off 90 workers at Chicago plant

11:45 am U.S. ET | Nov. 5, 2014

Ford laid off about 90 workers at its Chicago Assembly Plant last week, the automaker said, describing the move as a temporary staff adjustment....
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Freshened 2016 Ford Explorer to debut in L.A.

4:32 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 29, 2014

Ford will reveal the 2016 Ford Explorer at the Los Angeles Auto Show on November 19. The latest version of the Explorer will go on sale next year in North America, Ford said in a statement today....
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Is Ford due for ratings boost after GM upgrade?

3:19 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 26, 2014

Ford's profit topped $7 billion in 2013 just as it did back in 1999 amid surging demand for Explorer SUVs and F-150 pickups. Yet five years into its recovery, Ford's credit ratings remain one level above junk -- six notches lower than they were back in the SUV boom of 1999....
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