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Stuttgart – Mercedes-Benz is now offering special editions of the SL and SLK, both of which feature a stylish interior with numerous sophisticated highlights. The optional designo magno night black matt paint finish accentuates the exclusive, sporty appearance of the SL Night Edition, while the special designo graphite paint finish makes the SLK Grand Edition a ...
The next-generation Ford Focus The next-generation Ford Focus previewed at the 2010 North American International Auto Show is the flagship of the company’s all-new, global C-segment platform that will account for more than 2 million cars annually by 2012 Up to 10 models – including the next-generation Ford C-MAX revealed at the 2009 Frankfurt ...
More than 9.2 million Ford Focus vehicles have been sold across the globe since the nameplate launched in 1998 Focus has served as the basis for popular multi-activity, crosssover and performance vehicles like the European C-MAX, Kuga and Focus RS, plus the North American SVT Focus The next-generation Focus moves to a truly global Ford C-car ...
The next-generation Ford Focus hatchback, revealed at the 2010 North American International Auto Show Next-generation Ford Focus makes its worldwide debut at 2010 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit Focus spearheads Ford’s new generation of global C-cars, all based on a common platform that will underpin up ...
Ford will introduce nine new or upgraded engines and six new transmissions in North America this year as part of a five-year effort to overhaul its entire global powertrain portfolio, which totals 60 new powertrains Ford’s all-new normally aspirated 2.0-liter direct injection engine will power the 2012 Focus in North America Ford will bring state-of-the-art fuel-saving ...
The Ford display at the 2010 North American International Auto Show is more than 54,000 square feet, 48 percent bigger than last year, making it the largest Ford stand ever Additional space will be used to showcase 24 interactive displays, engaging consumers in experiential and educational exercises that demonstrate Ford’s technologies and innovations Ford will conduct live driving ...
Ford Motor Company completed the transfer of its UAW retiree health care liabilities to the UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust (“VEBA Trust”). An Amortizing Guaranteed Secured Note maturing June 30, 2022, with an original principal amount of $6.7 billion with a corresponding estimated present value of $4.8 billion (“New Note A”); An Amortizing Guaranteed Secured Note ...
New Mustang BOSS 302R Forty years after its namesake became a road racing legend, the BOSS is back on track for 2010 with a new 5.0-liter V-8 engine. In honor of the 40th anniversary of Parnelli Jones’ 1970 Trans-Am championship in a Mustang BOSS 302 prepared by Bud Moore Engineering, Ford Racing is introducing ...
The New 2011 Mustang GT 5.0L The new Mustang GT continues Ford’s powertrain offensive with an all-new 5.0-liter V-8, which uses advanced technology to deliver 412 horsepower and projected unsurpassed highway mileage of 25 mpg For 2011, Mustang GT adds specially tuned Electric Power Assist Steering (EPAS), 11.5-inch front and 11.8-inch rear vented disc brakes, ...
SYNC with WiFi Internet Connectivity Next-generation SYNC® system to incorporate in-car WiFi system powered by customer’s USB mobile broadband modem, turning entire car into hot spot New capability will be standard on select SYNC-equipped vehicles with no additional hardware or subscriptions required beyond the user-supplied mobile broadband modem Standard WiFi Protected Access 2 (WPA2) security protocols ...
2010 Ford Flex Ford Flex singled out for the 2009 “Collectible Vehicle of the Future” Award from the Friends of the National Automotive History Collection (NAHC) Panel predicts Flex the vehicle most likely to turn heads at the Woodward Dream Cruise of 2034 Flex adds this award to almost 40 that it has ...
2010 Ford Taurus The Ford Taurus – America’s smartest full-size sedan – has been named “2010 Best Redesigned Vehicle” by Kelley Blue Book’s kbb.com® According to kbb.com, the all-new Taurus offers great value, build quality and technology at an affordable price In addition to its upscale design and engaging driving experience, the 2010 Ford Taurus ...
Dearborn, Mich., Dec. 14, 2009 – World champion drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. kicked off Ford Mustang’s ’10 Unleashed campaign by taking the American muscle car to drift the streets of Japan. For the 10th and final installment of Unleashed, Vaughn finds himself playing a different role. The 10th experience is not Gittin’s wish; it is ...
The 2010 Ford Mustang features a more sculptured muscular exterior, an upgraded world-class interior, a host of must-have technologies and unsurpassed fuel economy of 26 mpg on the highway, all for the best value at a starting price of $20,995 The Mustang offers the broadest range of available power in its segment from the 210-horsepower 4.0-liter ...
2010 Ford Taurus SHO The Taurus SHO returns as the sporty version of Ford's new flagship introducing a new generation of premium performance and fuel economy with the 3.5-liter EcoBoost™ V-6. This engine delivers V-8 levels of power – with an estimated 365 horsepower – without compromising its V-6 fuel economy The 2010 Taurus SHO features ...
The new 2009 Ford F150 being assembled at the Dearborn Truck Plant. New third crew with 800 workers at the Dearborn Truck Plant at Ford’s Rouge Center are undergoing intensive quality training to build the new 2009 Ford F-150 Since its launch ...
  2010 Ford Transit Connect Ford fills an unmet U.S. commercial business need with new Transit Connect, an industry-exclusive vehicle specifically developed to be a smart new choice for small business owners Low operating and ownership costs, a fuel-efficient 2.0-liter engine, 135 cubic feet of cargo space, a 1,600 pound payload capacity, available Ford Work Solutions ...
  The all-new Ford Fiesta has been named "Scottish Car of the Year 2008" at the 11th annual Association of Scottish Motoring Writers (ASMW) awards dinner in St Andrew's, Scotland. A jury of 17 Scottish automotive journalists reviewed every new car available and, in an exhaustive selection process,  short-listed eight category winners. At the ...
All-new, ultra-low CO2 Fiesta ECOnetic is Ford's efficient car Combined fuel economy of 3.7l/ 100km and 98g/ km CO2 1.6-litre, 90 PS Duratorq TDCi with coated Diesel Particulate Filter Unique modifications, including improved aerodynamics package and low rolling resistance tyres Bringing style and new levels of low-CO2 efficiency, ...
All-new Fiesta developed in Europe for customers around the world Extends core Fiesta values of style, efficiency and value for money Dramatic exterior design and exciting interior styling, with high quality materials and bold use of colours Excellent driving quality blends sporty, confident handling with sophisticated ride ...
London Motor Show preview for exciting new Ford Focus RS Genuine RS performance with 300PS Quaife Automatic Torque Biasing limited-slip differential and innovative ‘RevoKnuckle’, for assured handling and traction Expressive design exudes high performance intent The legendary Ford RS performance car brand is returning in the shape of the ...
June Ford, Lincoln and Mercury June sales totaled 167,090, down 28 percent versus year ago. Ford Focus’ sales to individual retail customers were 9 ...
2009 Ford Focus Prototype Ford RS is back and the all-new Focus RS is on track! An early prototype of the fastest Focus road car to date is now undergoing performance and durability testing at the challenging Nürburgring Circuit in Germany, in preparation for its launch in 2009. The principal architect of ...
GREG BIFFLE – No. 16 3M Ford Fusion (Finished 3rd) – “We were pretty good.  I don’t know what happened but the engine started missing there early in the race and the battery was going dead, so we switched batteries and it came back on line.  But we had to shut everything off ...
For the second time in its nine-year history, Ford Focus sales eclipsed the 30,000-unit milestone in May. Ford's redesigned Focus posted record May sales of 32,579, up 53 percent versus a year ago; retail sales to individual customers more ...
Sales in traditional Euro 19 markets increase by 6.4 per cent to 129,500 Sales in Germany soared by more than 25 per cent and in France by 27 per cent Monthly sales record in Russia and in commercial vehicles ...
Cheating the wind with aerodynamic improvements helps the 2009 Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner become more fuel efficient. Already among America’s most fuel-efficient and environmentally friendly SUVs, the Escape and Mariner receive aerodynamic refinements on top of powertrain upgrades that contribute to an overall estimated 1 mpg improvement in fuel ...
Ford Motor Company and the Governors Highway Safety Association have teamed up to help keep teens and families safe on Arizona roads and highways. The number one killer of teens across America is driving fatalities. A top priority for Ford is automotive-related safety, and the company is honing in on Arizona as ...
Ford's new Focus posted an 88 percent increase in retail sales compared with a year ago; highest April sales for Focus since 2000. Retail sales for mid-size sedans also were higher; Ford Fusion up 31 percent, Mercury Milan up 19 percent, and Lincoln MKZ up 20 percent; Fusion and Milan set April sales records. Total car ...
Fast, fun and fabulously good looking, a new version of Ford’s performance flagship Focus goes on sale at dealerships across Great Britain from May 1. The newcomer – which arrives three years since Ford first wowed the hot hatch segment with its turbocharged Focus ST – offers more appeal with a bolder appearance ...
Significant progress made on our plan to aggressively restructure to operate profitably, accelerate the development of new products our customers want and value, finance our plan and improve the balance sheet, and work together effectively as one team, leveraging our global assets. First quarter 2008 net income of $100 million, an improvement of $382 ...
Ford Motor Company announced today it has built its 9 millionth Mustang. The GT Convertible Mustang is heading west to be delivered to a dealership in Iowa. The Ford Mustang, approaching its 45th anniversary on April 17th, 2009, is one of the most widely recognized vehicles in the world. Today, one of ...
Earth Day, Every Day: Dagenham Windturbines Ford continues to reduce environmental footprint by improving the efficiency of its global manufacturing operations. Since 2000, Ford has reduced its global operational energy usage by 30 percent overall, CO2 emissions by 39 percent, and water usage by more than 43 ...
Bold, Exciting New-Generation Ford Fiesta Advanced concept becomes modern reality �" revealed alongside the Verve Concept notchback, Ford's all-new Fiesta small car carries dynamic kinetic design elements into production ...
Colin Braun drives the No. 16 3M Ford Fusion in the NASCAR Nationwide Series race this weekend at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City.  Braun calls the two-and-a-half mile, eight-turn road course on of his favorite road course tracks.  Before joining Roush Fenway Racing, Braun had five years of road ...
Ford performance enthusiast information is now available via hotline and online New www.FordPerformance.com site promotes Ford enthusiast clubs, lifestyle, info Site tied to Ford’s exclusive toll-free Performance & Tech Line ...
With rising prices at the pump, it’s no surprise that more than 58 percent of car consumers polled by Kelly Blue Book in March indicated that fuel prices affected their purchase decision.  While Ford, along with other automakers, are exploring game-changing, long-term solutions, developing affordable, near-term ways to improve fuel efficiency is critical as well. ...
  New Ford Ranger Wildtrak Transit Connect SportVan announced as a production reality New Ranger with sport stripes seen for the first time Transit SportVan revealed in Panther Black with silver stripes 18 Ford vans showcased on a bigger Ford stand Drivers who want to be ...
Ford leads the industry across Europe's main 19 markets with 9.9 per cent market share March sales across these Euro 19 markets was 187,400 Including Turkey, market share was 10 per cent and sales were 195,100    Across all Ford's 51 ...
The new Ford F-Family seats Months before the first seat was built and installed in the new Ford Flex crossover, a team of engineers working with sophisticated computers had designed and virtually perfected the seat from the comfort of their desks. A trio of Ford engineers – Qin Pan, Joanna Rakowska and Michael ...
Ford Motor Company, Automotive Components Holdings and Zeledyne have completed the sale of the ACH Glass business and its three plants. This sale is the fourth for ACH and the second involving a U.S. business. This agreement represents important progress with the ACH strategy, which was ...
Advanced systems which alert the driver if a tyre is losing pressure while the car is in motion are providing Ford customers with safer motoring. Ford's sophisticated tyre pressure monitoring systems detect when a tyre is deflating, and trigger in-car warning systems that enable the driver to stop and check. Even regular tyres ...
Ford Mondeo All-new Ford Mondeo is praised by independent motoring experts as one of the world’s best mid-sized sedans. The all-new Ford Mondeo, designed and engineered by Ford of Europe, is significantly improved from the previous generation Mondeo. Larger, more luxurious and featuring class-leading technology, the all-new Mondeo is an exceptional mid-sized ...
Four hundred-plus employees, thousands of hours of blood, sweat and tears as well as dealer insights are fueling Ford’s quest to win customers on the strength of its vehicle quality, fuel economy, safety advances and smart technology. “The best part of Ford’s story is unfolding in the studios, labs, factories and dealerships, and ...
Ford Focus Chinese motoring journalists have made the Ford Focus the most awarded car in China. The Ford Focus is one of the world's most awarded cars, winning both the European Car of the Year and North American Car of the Year. The Ford Focus immediately ...
The car that changed the world has been installed in the famous glass 'tank' outside front of London's Design Museum, within sight of the famous Tower Bridge landmark. This display of the Ford Model T by the Design Museum in the centre of the British capital is recognition of its significance as the ...
Ford Motor Company achieved record first quarter sales of 90,791 units in China Ford brand passenger vehicles posted sales of 47,214 units, a 54 percent year-over-year increase. Ford’s passenger car joint-venture, Changan Ford Mazda Automobile (CFMA), increased year-over-year sales volume by 58 percent to ...
Ford five-seat S-MAX Trend Ford enlarges its S-MAX range with the five-seat S-MAX Trend for customers who want more space instead of more seats. In 2007, Ford launched the award-winning S-MAX as a seven-seat Sport Activity Vehicle. Today, Ford announces ...
Ford catches Honda in initial quality, putting it in statistical tie at the top with Toyota and Honda. Ford’s vehicle quality improved 8 percent versus last year. Every new car and truck, including the 2008 Ford Focus, launched with improved quality versus its predecessor When it ...
The all-new Ford Kuga is the latest Ford vehicle to gain the German TUV Rheinland Group's "Allergy Tested Interior" Seal of Approval. The stylish and charismatic Kuga is the seventh Ford model to receive the certificate, joining the Ka, Focus (including the Coupé-Cabriolet), C-MAX, S-MAX, Galaxy and Mondeo. Ford vehicles are the first ...

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