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Brands related to this company: Ford, Lincoln

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Ford Goes Further - the week that was

2 December 2016

A busy week for the just-auto team, with editor Dave Leggett and business editor Simon Warburton both out at events while yours truly minded the shop. We heard, in fact, there were no fewer than eight new model launches for UK media this week, including an Audi event in New Mexico.


What could a Trump presidency mean for autos?

9 November 2016

The Western political establishment has had another rude shock after the summer's Brexit referendum vote in the UK. The US has voted Donald Trump as president-elect, confounding the opinion polls that had pointed to a narrow win for Hillary Clinton. The question on many minds today is an obvious one: What could this mean?


Ford charts path for long-term growth - Analysis

21 September 2016

At its recent ‘Investor Day’, Ford’s senior management set out its strategic priorities. The plan is to build on core strengths and grow in emerging opportunities. Dave Leggett describes some highlights and offers an assessment.


Ford’s Investor Day – preview

14 September 2016

Ford is hosting will host an ‘Investor Day’ conference – an annual event - for representatives of the investment community in Dearborn today (Wednesday, September 14). The conference is from 10am to 2pm EDT, including a question and answer session. We look ahead to it.

Latest interviews


Detroit interview - Ford CEO Mark Fields

14 January 2016

Ford’s Fields tells just auto he wants to revolutionise the automotive customer experience.


Car firms 'must embrace mobility changes'

11 November 2015

Ford's former Chief Technical Officer Paul Mascarenas has told just-auto that he believes the challenges faced by the auto industry currently put it at a pivotal stage and those firms who fail to embrace the emerging mega-trends will lose out.


Q&A with Ford Europe's CD-car vehicle line directo

21 September 2015

At the 2015 IAA, Calum MacRae spoke with Rolf Deges, Vehicle Line Director, CD-cars and covered Ford’s product development process, AWD developments and the challenges that connectivity brings.


Q&A: GETRAG FORD talk manual gearbox developments

18 September 2015

At the 2015 IAA, Calum MacRae spoke with Christof Schulte, Senior Product Development Manager manual transmissions, GETRAG FORD Transmissions GmbH, Germany. MX65 – in three variants 5MTT152, 5MTT215 and 6MTT215 - is the replacement for Ford's venerable iB5 transmission (alternatively known as 5MTT170) and will be produced in four global locations.

Latest news


just-auto Plus only Ford South Africa recalls Kuga models

17 January 2017

Ford South Africa is issuing a safety recall for Kuga models equipped with the 1.6-litre engine to address an engine overheating condition that could cause a fire. A total of 4,556 vehicles are affected by this safety recall in South Africa, and were built...


just-auto Plus only Ford expands Takata airbag recall in the US

13 January 2017

As part of the planned expansion of vehicles included in the Takata inflator recalls described in National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Takata Coordinated Remedy Order, Ford is expanding its safety recall on vehicles with certain passenger...


just-auto Plus only New Ford GT to feature digital instrument display

12 January 2017

Like the glass cockpit in airplanes and race cars, the all-new Ford GT features an all-digital instrument display in the car’s dashboard that quickly and easily presents information to the driver, based on five special driving modes. The innovative...


2017 Detroit auto show - world debuts list

11 January 2017

All the world premieres from the 2017 North American International Auto Show are listed below. The most important models this year were of course the ninth generation Toyota Camry, which will also be the first vehicle using the (TN)GA-K architecture to be manufactured in the US; and the updated Ford F-150 which gains fresh engines, including a diesel.


European carmakers hope to catch Tesla chargers

11 January 2017

Aiming to break Tesla's stranglehold on the EV market, BMW, Volkswagen, Ford and Daimler plan to build about 400 next-generation charging stations in Europe that can recharge an electric car in minutes instead of hours.


Lobby group welcomes new Ford and GM diesels

10 January 2017

A lobby group has welcomed two major announcements from leading global manufacturers for new diesel options in light-duty vehicles at the Detroit show. Ford introduced a new three-litre diesel engine option for the 2018 F-150 pickup truck and GMC revealed a new (Opel) 1.6-litre turbodiesel engine option for its new 2018 GMC Terrain SUV.


CES 2017 - list of world debuts

6 January 2017

The 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, open to the public between 5 and 8 January, hosted multiple car, concept and automotive technology world premieres.


Ford China December sales surge 23%

6 January 2017

Ford says its sales surged 23% in China in December, capping a record year for the automaker in the world’s largest new vehicle market.


Lincoln US sales grew 10% in 2016

6 January 2017

The Lincoln Motor Company ended 2016 with a 10% gain in US sales – its best in nine years. Lincoln achieved nearly a threefold increase in sales in China last year, where it is now the fastest-growing luxury brand.


just-auto Plus only Ford introduces new Sync AppLink capability

6 January 2017

With most smartphone owners saying they use navigation apps while driving, Ford Motor Company is introducing new Sync AppLink capability that will project navigation apps directly from a smartphone to the vehicle touch screen. Sygic Car Navigation is first to...


Trump thanks Ford for cancelling Mexico plant

5 January 2017

US president-elect Donald Trump has thanked Ford for its decision to cancel a new plant to make small cars in Mexico and for creating new jobs in the US.


just-auto Plus only Ford US sells 26m F-Series since launch

5 January 2017

Ford, America’s truck leader, is celebrating a major milestone as F-Series now reigns as the top-selling truck in the country for 40 consecutive years and best-selling vehicle for 35 years. Ford has now sold more than 26m F-Series trucks since January...


just-auto Plus only Ford US December 2016 sales climb 0.3%

5 January 2017

Ford Motor Company’s total December US sales of 239,854 vehicles were up 0.3%. retail sales increased 5% last month, with 183,454 vehicles sold, the company’s best December retail performance since 2004. F-Series sales totalled 87,512 trucks in...


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada sells 304,618 units in December 2016

5 January 2017

Ford brand reached a record-breaking year of sales making 2016 its eighth consecutive year as Canada’s top-selling automotive brand. Ford F-Series maintains its leadership as the best-selling pickup in Canada for the 51st consecutive year, as well as the...


Delphi/AT&T/Ford developing enhanced V2X platform

5 January 2017

AT&T, Delphi and Ford are developing a new capability to enhance Vehicle-to-Anything (V2X) communications.


Ford and Toyota form telematics consortium

4 January 2017

In a move that appears aimed at consolidating OEM control of in-car personal connectivity apps and keeping Apple and Google at bay, Ford and Toyota have announced they are working together on standards for a new telematics platform.


Ford cancels Mexico plant and invests more in US

3 January 2017

Ford has said it will cancel plans for a new small car plant in Mexico and plans to massively expand investment in the US for electrified cars - a move that will create some 700 direct jobs in the US.


just-auto Plus only Ford Australia increases R&D investment

23 December 2016

Ford has transformed its iconic head office in Melbourne into a new product development centre as part of a US$50m investment to enhance vehicle engineering capability and drive innovation in Australia. The new Asia Pacific Product Development Centre, which...


just-auto Plus only Ford North America issues two safety recalls

22 December 2016

Ford Motor Company is issuing two safety recalls in North America. Details are as follows: Ford issues safety recall for certain 2017 Ford Super Duty vehicles to inspect and install a fuel tank strap reinforcement Ford is issuing a safety recall...


Ford investing further to transform Dearborn site

22 December 2016

Ford is investing US$60m to develop a new office and retail space in West Dearborn to expand the company’s footprint as part of its campus transformation.


Ford to halt Venezuela production until April

21 December 2016

Ford has suspended its assembly operations in Venezuela and said it is not planning to resume production until April of next year.


just-auto Plus only Ford elevates senior leadership positions

19 December 2016

Ford Motor Company on 16 December 2016 elevates three senior leadership positions to support its efforts in expanding as both an auto and a mobility company. Bradley Gayton is promoted to group vice president and general counsel. Gayton, 53, leads the...


China sales jump 17% in November

14 December 2016

New vehicle sales in China jumped by 16.6% to a record 2.96m units in November, according to data released by the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM). 


just-auto Plus only Ford Europe sales up 4% in November 2016

14 December 2016

Growing demand for Ford’s passenger cars and SUVs as well as continued strong sales of commercial vehicles drove Ford total vehicle sales in Europe for the first 11 months of the year to their highest level since 2009. Ford total vehicle sales are up...


BFGoodrich supplies Ford F-150 Raptor tyres

13 December 2016

BFGoodrich Tires has announced it is supplying its All-Terrain T/A off-road standard tyres for the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor, billed as the most capable factory-available off-road pickup truck.


just-auto Plus only BFGoodrich KO2 tyres selected for F-150 Raptor

13 December 2016

The light-truck industry was redefined in 1976 when BFGoodrich Tyres released its first Radial All-Terrain T/A tyre. Forty years later, the latest all-terrain tyre - the BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 - will continue to set the off-road standard on the...


just-auto Plus only Ford US recalls Fusion/Lincoln models

12 December 2016

NHTSA campaign number: 16V875000  Component(s): Seat Belts Potential number of units affected: 603,392  Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2016 Ford Fusion vehicles...


EPA sticking with 2025 emissions/economy standards

8 December 2016

In a surprise move, the US Environmental Protection Agency announced it would maintain model year 2022-2025 fuel economy and greenhouse gas standards that would require automakers to nearly double their fleetwide fuel efficiency by 2025. The announcement cut short a formal review process for these standards and came well ahead of schedule.


Mexican brake supplier increases jobs count in US

7 December 2016

A Ford brake parts contract has enabled a Mexican based supplier to increase jobs at a factory near Flint, Michigan.


Ford holds back 2017 F-150s due to 10-speeds

7 December 2016

Not for the first time in the last decade or so (think VW group DSG twin clutch transmissions), problems with new automatic gearboxes are causing angst for a major automaker.

Ford Group news

just-auto Plus only Ford South Africa recalls Kuga models

17 January 2017

Ford South Africa is issuing a safety recall for Kuga models equipped with the 1.6-litre engine t...


just-auto Plus only Ford expands Takata airbag recall in the US

13 January 2017

As part of the planned expansion of vehicles included in the Takata inflator recalls described in...


just-auto Plus only New Ford GT to feature digital instrument display

12 January 2017

Like the glass cockpit in airplanes and race cars, the all-new Ford GT features an all-digital in...


2017 Detroit auto show - world debuts list

11 January 2017

All the world premieres from the 2017 North American International Auto Show are listed below. Th...


European carmakers hope to catch Tesla chargers

11 January 2017

Aiming to break Tesla's stranglehold on the EV market, BMW, Volkswagen, Ford and Daimler plan...


Lobby group welcomes new Ford and GM diesels

10 January 2017

A lobby group has welcomed two major announcements from leading global manufacturers for new dies...



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