Lincoln, Mercedes, Toyota large cars receive top IIHS safety ratingsJuly 6
The Lincoln Continental, Mercedes-Benz E class and Toyota Avalon earned top honors among six large cars tested for crashworthiness by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The Tesla Model S fell short in some tests.
'Most-American' car ranking gets makeover -- and only three vehicles qualifyJune 26
Ford-UAW deal shifts most car output to outside U.S.Nov. 9, 2015
UAW leaders approved a tentative labor contract with Ford that could lead to most car production leaving the U.S. by the end of the decade. Production of four U.S.-built cars, the C-Max, Focus, Fusion and Taurus, would last only through current product lifecycles, according to a union summary of the deal released Monday.
Has the Taurus comeback story come to an end?Aug. 17, 2015
Booming Ford banks on China product blitzApril 25, 2015
Ford, on a rampage in China, aims improve on its 4.3 percent market share in China this year by outpacing the market's expected 7 percent growth with an onslaught of new product, including a Taurus flagship sedan and a clutch of performance cars to burnish the brand's image.
Ford's Taurus redesign debuts in China while big sedans slump in U.S.April 18, 2015
Ford unveiled a redesigned Taurus here Saturday, saying the sedan will be aimed specifically at the Chinese market. There's still a growing appetite among Chinese buyers for large sedans, while in the United States demand has stagnated amid a consumer shift to roomier, utilitarian crossovers.
Taurus 101: It's a sales ranking, not a classFeb. 16, 2015
Ford rocked the auto world 30 years ago, and became a player again in the U.S. midsize sedan wars, when it replaced the slow-selling LTD with the pleasingly aerodynamic, front-wheel-drive Taurus. But the old magic is gone. The Taurus has fallen on hard times, along with the entire large sedan segment.