Ford Announces End of Fusion, Taurus, C-Max to Focus on SUV’s and Trucks

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Just two years from now, a mere 10 percent of the vehicles rolling off Ford assembly lines and into North American showrooms will be sedans and sports cars like the Focus or Mustang. The rest will be pickups, SUVs and commercial vehicles — more lucrative models that the company hopes will secure its future as change tears through the global auto industry. …

FordPass dongle adds LTE, WiFi and app control to older cars

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One aftermarket solution that makes older cars a little bit smarter is a dongle that plugs into the car’s onboard diagnostics, or OBD, port. Last January, Ford introduced a new gadget it would test in a pilot program that added connected functionality to older cars, the SmartLink. It functions as a 4G WiFi hotspot, adds an LTE hot spot, gives the driver access to information …

2018 Ford F-150’s Begin Arriving at Dealerships

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The 2018 Ford F-150 is starting to arrive in dealerships, with increased capability, an updated exterior and additional convenience features. The freshened pickup enters a market in which competition is expected to significantly increase. A redesigned Ram 1500 from Fiat Chrysler is scheduled for release in January, followed by retooled Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups from General Motors in …

Ford To Move Focus Production From Michigan To China

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Under pressure from the United States government, Ford scrapped its plans to build a $1 billion plant in Mexico that would’ve produced its Focus compact car. But in a move that’s likely to vex the government, the automaker has decided to relocate its production to China in 2019. Ford currently builds the Focus at its factory in Wayne, Michigan, and …

Ford’s New 2017 Super Duty Pickups Big Sellers

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Ford Motor Company has stated that its new F-Series Super Duty pickups, first launched in September 2016, are off to a stronger than expected start. The early success of the new big pickup line has implications for Ford’s fourth-quarter earnings report to be a strong one. Ford doesn’t break out Super Duty sales from its overall F-Series sales reports. Ford …

Ford Announces 2018 Fiesta

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The current Ford Fiesta may have had a relatively short history in the United States, but in Europe it has been one of Ford’s most important products for decades. And Ford has announced this week that they will be adding to their crossover version of the Fiesta, along with updated advanced safety technologies. The updated Fiesta will go on sale …

Ford Motors Sees Third-Quarter Decline

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Ford Motor Company had warned that its third-quarter profits would be down sharply from a year ago. Ford’s profits this year were a net income of $957 million, which is a 56% down from its third quarter of 2015. Across the page volume was down by 11%. This was mainly due to stocks, negative change in stocks, market share, and …

2016 Ford Focus RS By Roush Performance to Debut at SEMA

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The Ford Focus RS has the modern aggressive look with the performance numbers to match, and is open to a wealth of different tuning options. So it comes with little surprise that Ford is coming out with a several modified RS models at this years SEMA show. One such model is coming from Roush Performance, who is considered one of …

2017 Ford Escape to Offer Windshield Wiper De-icer

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Ford has released a new video showing off a new feature on the 2017 Ford Escape that will be sure to make those living in cold climates lives easier. A windshield wiper deicer. The technology features a small heating element that keeps the vital items from freezing to the windshield or from becoming iced over. The element will also help …