DealersMon, 24, Oct 2016
A look at the anniversaries dealerships around the country are celebrating, including dealers for Volvo, Toyota, Mazda, GMC and Dodge.
Ford to suspend F-150, compact crossover output as retail demand dipsMon, 17, Oct 2016
In a fresh sign of pressure on U.S. automakers, Ford will shut down production of its best-selling F-150 pickup truck for a week at a Kansas City assembly plant. The company, citing a drop in retail demand, is also suspending output of two crossovers, the Ford Escape and the Lincoln MKC, at its Louisville Assembly Plant in Kentucky for two of the next three weeks.
Lincoln revival chalked up to new focusSun, 16, Oct 2016
Lincoln's effort to claw its way back onto customers' shopping lists is as much about customers' experiences with their vehicles as the vehicles themselves.
Ford recalls 1,900 new Lincoln Continentals to fix headlamp assembliesTue, 11, Oct 2016
Ford said today it is recalling nearly 1,900 2017 Lincoln Continentals in the U.S. and Canada for possible defective headlamp assemblies. The vehicles went on sale in the U.S. last month, with 775 sold in September.
Lincoln nearly triples China sales in Q3Mon, 10, Oct 2016
The Lincoln brand nearly tripled its China sales in the third quarter to 8,546 vehicles, the company said today.
Lincoln taps Annie Leibovitz for new Continental campaignMon, 10, Oct 2016
Acclaimed photographer Annie Leibovitz, perhaps best known for her iconic covers for Rolling Stone and Vanity Fair, goes behind the lens for a campaign promoting the 2017 Lincoln Continental, what the brand says is her “first foray into car photography.”
Mercedes pads luxury lead as deals fail to lift BMWMon, 03, Oct 2016
Mercedes-Benz outsold its luxury competitors in the U.S. in September, adding to its lead for the year as demand for SUVs and crossovers helped overcome a surge in incentive spending by BMW.
Ford Motor's light-vehicle sales fall 8%Mon, 03, Oct 2016
Ford Motor Co. posted double-digit declines for 11 of its 22 U.S. nameplates last month as its light-vehicle sales fell 8.1 percent from what it described as an unusually strong September 2015. Ford said its light-truck sales were down 2.9 percent, while cars plunged 21 percent. Sales declined 2.6 percent for the company's top-selling vehicle, the F-series pickup.
A dealer's nightmare: $2 million embezzledMon, 26, Sep 2016
Ford dealer O.C. Welch was stunned a year ago to find out his assistant comptroller was embezzling from him. On Sept. 15, she was sentenced to eight years in prison for stealing nearly $2 million from Welch's South Carolina dealership.
Big auto shows forced to share the spotlightMon, 26, Sep 2016
Nissan's effort to grab headlines with a solo launch event in Miami shows how automakers increasingly are weighing alternatives to the major international auto shows.