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Ford advances 3% after 'strong' finish

2:18 pm U.S. ET | April 1, 2014
Ford Motor sales ticked up 3 percent in March, spurred by a strong second half of the month, particularly from the company's two biggest sellers: the F-series pickup and Fusion mid-sized sedan.... Read More »

 

Ford: Fusion sales hit U.S. record on fatter deals

2:04 pm U.S. ET | March 31, 2014
Ford's Fusion sedan generated record U.S. sales in March as the automaker raised the model's incentives 32 percent to meet growing competition in the contested family-car market.... Read More »

 

NHTSA ends inquiry into 1.6M Fords including Escape, Fusion

11:33 am U.S. ET | March 4, 2014
After reviewing nearly 12,000 complaints about drops in engine power in late-model Ford vehicles -- including the popular Ford Escape and Ford Fusion -- federal auto safety regulators say they will not try to force a recall.... Read More »

 

Ford raises incentives on Fusion to cut inventories

4:07 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 21, 2014
Ford has been raising incentives on the Fusion sedan to help clear out growing inventories, just months after it started building the car in a second North American plant to keep up with demand. In many parts of the country, the Fusion is now offered with zero-percent financing for 60 months plus $1,000 cash back.... Read More »

 

Ford parlays game spots into Web hits

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2014
Ford's Super Bowl ad buy scored some extra points online.... Read More »

 

Ford's store, company employees will buzz about Bowl spot

5:47 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 29, 2014
Ford is encouraging its more than 3,000 dealerships and their employees and Ford company employees to help create buzz for an advertising spot scheduled to air before the Super Bowl, and sustain it for several weeks after.... Read More »

 

2014 AUTOMOTIVE NEWS WORLD CONGRESS

Supplier sees a path to 54.5 mpg without EVs

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 20, 2014
The secret to achieving strict new federal fuel economy standards may turn out to be the internal combustion engine.... Read More »

 

F series, Fusion drive Ford gains

2:11 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 3, 2014
Despite an influx of smaller and more fuel-efficient vehicles in Ford Motor Co.'s lineup in 2013, the F-Series pickup still dominates.... Read More »

 

Ford brand widens U.S. sales lead over Toyota on Fusion, hybrids

10:57 am U.S. ET | Dec. 30, 2013
Ford said sales for its main brand will surpass 2.4 million vehicles in the United States this year, as record demand for its Fusion sedan and hybrid models helps extend a lead over the Toyota brand.... Read More »

 

Ford joins quest to bring driverless cars to the market

Dec. 13, 2013 06:01 CET
Ford Motor has joined a growing list of automakers working to bring driverless cars to the market and hopes to advance the technology so that it can be installed in mainstream vehicles by 2025.... Read More »

 

Ford trims Fusion output

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 2, 2013
Just three months after Ford Motor Co. started production of the Fusion mid-sized sedan at a second North American plant to keep up with demand, it has more supplies of the car than it needs.... Read More »

 

Ford to idle Fusion plant in Michigan extra week in Dec. to curb supplies

4:58 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 26, 2013
Just three months after Ford started production of the Fusion mid-sized sedan at a second North American plant to keep up with demand, it already has more supplies of the car than it needs. Ford has scheduled approximately one extra week off in December at its Flat Rock, Mich., plant as it continues to match Fusion production with demand.... Read More »

 

Ford Fusion, behind coastal surge, poised to challenge Japan's Big 3

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 17, 2013
The Fusion -- Ford's hottest car since Taurus was America's top seller two decades ago -- is going coastal. Already a hit in the heartland, Fusion now attracts buyers in places that previously panned Detroit iron.... Read More »

 

2013 L.A. AUTO SHOW

Ford Fusion Energi interior turns 'greener' with Coca-Cola tie-up

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 15, 2013
Ford and Coca-Cola have partnered to outfit a Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid sedan with fabric using the same plant-based and renewable material featured in the soft drink maker's bottles.... Read More »

 

Hot Fusion paces Ford sales

1:31 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 1, 2013
With a second factory online producing Ford Fusions, sales of Ford's hot mid-sized sedan soared 71 percent in October, pacing Ford to a 14 percent monthly sales increase.... Read More »

 

Pickups top Aug. output list

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2013
Escape production surged sixfold from the year-earlier month when the vehicle was in ramp-up mode. The next-largest output increase was the Honda CR-V's 23 percent gain.... Read More »

 

In '14 Malibu, eAssist value questionable

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 7, 2013
The Chevrolet Malibu Eco, which uses General Motors' eAssist mild-hybrid system to boost fuel efficiency, is about to become a tough sell.... Read More »

 

'14 Honda Accord Hybrid rated at 50 mpg in city, 47 combined

6:00 am U.S. ET | Sept. 6, 2013
The 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid will carry an EPA rating of 50 mpg in the city, 45 on the highway and 47 combined -- putting the Accord back in the battle among mid-sized sedans over fuel economy.... Read More »

 

SPIED: The face of the next Mustang

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2013
New spy photos offer a look at what might be the face of the redesigned Ford Mustang scheduled to arrive next spring.... Read More »

 

Ford steps up training after shaky launches

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 12, 2013
Stung by several vehicle launches gone awry, Ford Motor Co. is giving workers additional training before the launch of the 2014 Fusion at the Flat Rock Assembly Plant here.... Read More »

 

Ford sales rise 11%, crimped by tight supply

3:33 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 1, 2013
Despite capacity constraints that crimped sales of some best-selling vehicles, Ford Motor sales rose 11 percent in July, the best July sales since 2006. “Lean inventories on some of our hottest vehicles muted the increase,” said Erich Merkle, a Ford sales analyst... Read More »

 

REACTION: Ford 'firing' on all cylinders; Asia a 'star' in quarter

8:51 am U.S. ET | July 24, 2013
Ford posted better-than-expected profits for the second quarter and hiked its earnings and sales forecasts for 2013. A look at what analysts and experts have to say about Ford's second-quarter results:... Read More »

 

Ford, Tesla drive healthy volume gains for battery cars in first half

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 6, 2013
Ford's expanded hybrid and plug-in model lineup and demand for Tesla's luxury battery sedans helped electric-drive cars and trucks grow faster in the United States in the first half than even surging pickup trucks.... Read More »

 

Ford volume up 13% in June, first half, on trucks

12:21 pm U.S. ET | July 2, 2013
Ford Motor Co.'s U.S. sales rose 13 percent last month, its best June performance since 2006. Six-month sales also advanced 13 percent.... Read More »

 

Ford to pass its own hybrid sales record in five months on Fusion, C-Max

3:41 pm U.S. ET | May 3, 2013
Ford, seeking to challenge Toyota's dominance in gasoline-electric vehicles, said it will pass its own full-year record for hybrid sales in the United States this month on demand for its Fusion and C-Max hybrid models.... Read More »

 

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