Ford idling car plant in Mich. extra two weeks on light demandThu, 27, Oct 2016
Ford said today it will idle its Wayne, Mich., car factory an extra two weeks by the end of the year to adjust supply with demand. The plant makes the light-selling Focus compact and C-Max hybrid cars.
Baby boomers swap Corvettes for comfort as U.S. sports-car sales fallFri, 21, Oct 2016
Baby boomers are starting to outgrow their midlife crisis years, and that's bad news for automakers who want to sell sports cars. It was a sign of things to come this month when Ford idled its Mustang plant for a week as sales for the year fell 9 percent.
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.
End of the line for a road warriorMon, 17, Oct 2016
The Ford Falcon, a nameplate in production longer than even the Ford Mustang, finally ended production Oct. 7 after 56 years. No Falcons were built in the U.S. after 1971, but the car lived on through several more generations in Australia ever since.
Ford freshens C-Max for 2017Fri, 14, Oct 2016
The C-Max hybrid may be nearing the end of the line but Ford has freshened it, albeit slightly, for 2017.
ChargePoint urges judge to revise VW settlementWed, 12, Oct 2016
ChargePoint, the world's largest electric vehicle charging network, has asked a U.S. judge to order changes to Volkswagen AG's $2 billion agreement with the Justice Department to boost zero emission vehicle infrastructure.
Ford idles Mustang factory for a week after sales plunge 32%Tue, 11, Oct 2016
Ford is idling its Mustang factory in Michigan for a week after the iconic sports car suffered a 32 percent sales decline in the U.S. last month and was outsold by the Chevrolet Camaro for the first time in almost two years.
Camaro finally claims a victory over MustangMon, 10, Oct 2016
Mustang 22, Camaro 1. That's the score in the past 23 months between the country's two most popular sports cars.
Pickup truck price war heating up as Ram knocks off SilveradoFri, 07, Oct 2016
To hold a slowing market at bay, U.S. carmakers are offering the biggest incentives on full-sized pickups since December 2008, when the country was mired in recession and the auto industry was collapsing.
UAW confirms return of Ford Bronco, RangerMon, 10, Oct 2016
Ford will launch its Ranger compact pickup and a revived Bronco SUV in the U.S., according to the chairman of UAW Local 900's bargaining unit for Ford's plant in Wayne, Mich., where the two vehicles would be produced.
Newer Ford F-150s being probed by U.S. for brake issuesTue, 04, Oct 2016
U.S. vehicle safety regulators have opened an investigation into complaints of brake problems in an estimated 282,000 recent model year Ford F-150 pickup trucks, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on its website.