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Ford bullish on Russia as it takes control of local JV

April 10, 2015 11:58 CET

Ford says it has confidence in the Russian market despite collapsing vehicle sales. Ford is taking control of its Russian joint venture with Sollers and providing it with additional financial support. The automaker started production of its latest Mondeo at its St. Petersburg plant, the first of at least four new models the company plans to launch in Russia this year....
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Ford bullish on Russia as it takes control of local joint venture

6:00 am U.S. ET | April 10, 2015

Ford says it has confidence in the Russian market despite collapsing vehicle sales. Ford is taking control of its Russian joint venture with Sollers and providing it with additional financial support. The automaker today started production of its latest Mondeo at its St. Petersburg plant, the first of at least four new models the company plans to launch in Russia this year....
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NHTSA expands Ford Fiesta door-latch probe to 2013 Fusion, Lincoln MKZ

3:37 pm U.S. ET | March 4, 2015

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is expanding a September investigation of door-latch failure in the 2011-13 Ford Fiesta to include the 2013 Fusion and Lincoln MKZ....
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Ford will raise German production as demand rebounds

Jan. 16, 2015 12:34 CET

Ford will increase production of its Fiesta and three other models in Germany to meet growing demand in some of the region's key markets....
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Ford will add Fiesta output in Russia as Focus slides

Dec. 4, 2014 06:01 CET

Ford will build the Fiesta subcompact in Russia next year as it scrambles to replace sales lost by collapsing demand for its Focus compact. The Fiesta will be produced alongside the EcoSport small SUV at Ford's third joint venture plant in Russia....
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Ford to cut Fiesta output in Germany

Sept. 19, 2014 10:47 CET

Ford said it will cut production of its Fiesta subcompact at its plant in Cologne, Germany, in the fourth quarter because of slowing demand in some of the region's key markets....
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205,000 Ford Fiestas investigated for door-latching issue

11:43 am U.S. ET | Sept. 15, 2014

U.S. safety regulators have opened an investigation into an estimated 205,000 Ford Fiesta small cars after receiving consumer complaints that doors failed to properly latch or stay closed....
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DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

BLOG: Ford Fiesta, VW Polo make big moves in Web world

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 15, 2014

The Ford Fiesta and VW Polo were big Web winners during the second quarter. Other stars were the Land Rover Discovery, BMW X6 and Toyota Yaris, according to study....
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Ford mpg strategy is at a crossroads

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 23, 2014

Ford Motor Co. plans to retain fuel economy as a pillar of its marketing, but its rollback of mpg numbers on six models this month will force the company to abandon many of the competitive and superlative claims it has made over the past 18 months....
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RICHARD TRUETT

BLOG: Look who's leading the small-car mileage race

3:42 pm U.S. ET | June 13, 2014

Here's an interesting little irony from Ford's embarrassing restatement of its fuel ratings for six vehicles: The new, low-price Mitsubishi Mirage just pulled ahead of the Ford Fiesta SFE and is now the most fuel-efficient gasoline-powered small car in America....
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Ford will keep Fiesta production in Germany after cost-saving deal

June 10, 2014 06:01 CET

Ford will keep production of the Fiesta in Germany after agreeing with workers to cut assembly costs. Reports had said Ford could move Fiesta production to its Romanian factory where the B-Max is built....
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Ford Fiesta production to stay in Germany after cost-cutting labor deal

9:39 am U.S. ET | June 10, 2014

Ford will make the next generation of the Fiesta small car in Cologne, Germany, targeting $400 million in savings on production costs from 2017 through 2021 because of greater worker flexibility....
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3 IS THE NEW 4

Can 3-cylinder engines overcome their wimpy reputation?

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 26, 2014

Engineers have solved the technical problems that dogged the three-cylinder engine in the 1980s and early '90s. But even with turbochargers, it may take a while for the triple to outrun its historical baggage....
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