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PLDB Future Models - LA & Guangzhou shows insights

18 November 2014

With Europe's big motor shows of 2014 now gone, it's now time for California (LA, first press day today, November 18) and southern China (Guangzhou) to take the spotlight for new model world premieres. As ever with PLDB, information on these vehicles continues to be added and updated, writes Glenn Brooks.


Special management briefing: Paris reflections (2)

13 October 2014

The Volkswagen Group didn't dominate the world premieres list, a 1970s DS21 devoid of Citroen badges was exhibited, Jaguar's XE drew only modest praise, and Volvo went properly premium - just some of the many highlights from the 2014 Paris Mondial de l'Automobile.


Special management briefing: Paris reflections (1)

13 October 2014

The Volkswagen Group didn't dominate the world premieres list, a 1970s DS21 devoid of Citroen badges was exhibited, Jaguar's XE drew only modest praise, and Volvo went properly premium - just some of the many highlights from the 2014 Paris Mondial de l'Automobile.


ANALYSIS: Will Audi control the mini-SUV segment?

19 December 2013

Audi says it will build an additional model, the Q1, from 2016. Glenn Brooks looks at its rivals' plans in what is set to become a new battleground: premium mini-SUVs.

Latest interviews


INTERVIEW: Ford CEO Alan Mulally

28 May 2014

Alan Mulally's tenure as Ford's CEO has seen the company evolve in line with his vision of 'One Ford'. He also successfully guided Ford through recession and has generally been lauded by investors. He passes the reins over to Mark Fields in July. Dave Leggett caught up with him on the London leg of his Ford circuit farewell tour of Europe.


INTERVIEW: Ford of Europe's chief, Stephen Odell

6 March 2014

Ford has launched a revamped version of its Focus model in Geneva as part of a five-year product offensive promised under the 'Go Further' banner. Dave Leggett caught up with Ford of Europe's chief to hear more about the strategy to return the company's European operations to profitability by 2015.


INTERVIEW: Valeo - LED lights

23 October 2012

Valeo presented a number of major innovations at the Paris Motor Show recently. Ian Henry spoke with Patrick Sega, Transversal Projects Director for Group R&D at Valeo about some of these innovations. Here, we report on Valeo’s new BiLED full LED headlamps which had their European launch in Paris.


Interview with Bob Lutz

10 August 2011

In a long and distinguished career, Bob Lutz was the archetypal 'car guy' auto industry executive. He may be approaching 80 years of age and 'retired', but he is still pretty active. Straight talking Mr Lutz tells Dave Leggett that he relishes the opportunity to advise Lotus and that his time at GM taught him that you need to give designers leeway if you want to make good cars...

Latest news


Magna announces Lincoln Continental supply deals

22 June 2017

Magna said it had received a special Lincoln Luxury World Excellence Award from Ford for its supply deals for the new Continental.


Ford sees tight capacity at Louisville on NA SUVs

8 June 2017

Ford says its Escape and Lincoln MKC sales are off to their best start in company history during the first five months of the year, prompting the company to shorten the traditional two-week summer shutdown at Louisville Assembly Plant to build more than 8,500 additional vehicles there.


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada sales surge 17% in May 2017

7 June 2017

Strong sales in trucks, SUVs, CUVs and cars have helped Ford Motor Company of Canada achieve its best May since 1989 with 34,486 vehicles sold last month and a total sales increase of 17%.  “Landmark sales in May showcase the strength of Ford...


just-auto Plus only Ford China sales down 3% in May 2017

7 June 2017

Ford Motor Company sold nearly 88,000 vehicles in May in China, down 3% compared to May 2016. Total Ford Motor Company Sales: May 2017 - 87,733 units; vs. May 2016 - (-)3%; YTD 2017 - 436,961 units; vs. 2016 - (-)11% CAF: May 2017 - 59,276 units; vs....


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales up 2.2% in May 2017

2 June 2017

Ford Motor Company’s overall US sales for May 2017 totalled 241,126 vehicles, a 2.2% gain compared to last year Retail results declined 0.8%, with 158,282 vehicle sales Fleet sales totalled 82,844 vehicles, representing an 8.4% gain versus a year...


Ford shakes up senior management structure

22 May 2017

As well as announcing that Jim Hackett takes over from Mark Fields as the company's new CEO, Ford has also announced a number of other senior management changes today.


just-auto Plus only Ford China sales rise 11% in April 2017

8 May 2017

Ford announced April 2017 Sales. Ford Motor Company sold nearly 94,000 vehicles in April in China, up 11% compared to April 2016.  Total Ford Motor Company Sales: April 2017 - 93,967 units; vs. April 2016 - 11%; YTD 2017 - 349,228 units; vs. April...


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada delivers 30,401 vehicles in April 2017

4 May 2017

Propelled by record truck sales and steady momentum from utilities, Ford Motor Company of Canada, delivered its best April since 1989 with 30,401 vehicles sold. Canadian-built Ford Edge had its best April on record with a 22% sales increase. Additional sales...


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales down 7.2% in April 2017

3 May 2017

Ford Motor Company’s overall US April 2017 sales declined 7.2% compared to a year ago, with 214,695 vehicles sold US Sales: Total vehicle - 214,695 units; Retail - 140,762 units; Fleet - 73,933 units;Truck - 91,520 units; SUV - 73,318 units; Car -...


Lincoln adds models for China market growth

20 April 2017

Ford's premium Lincoln brand is targeting more volume growth in China on the back of new model introductions for the market.


2017 New York motor show - global debuts list

13 April 2017

There was no stand-out star at this year's New York International Auto Show, though for sheer novelty value, FCA's 840 horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Demon could be rightly thought of as the biggest attraction.


just-auto Plus only Ford China sales down 19% in Q1 2017

13 April 2017

Ford Motor Company, China sold more than 250,000 vehicles in the first three months of 2017, down 19% compared to the same time in 2016. Year-to-date sales for Ford and its joint ventures totalled 243,530 vehicles, down 21% compared to the same time last...


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales down 7% in March 2017

4 April 2017

Ford Motor Company US reported March 2017 sales of 236,250 vehicles – a 7% decline versus a year ago Retail sales declined 2% last month, with 157,740 vehicles sold Fleet sales of 78,510 vehicles were down 17%, reflecting a strong year-ago...


just-auto Plus only Ford US issues safety/compliance recalls

30 March 2017

Ford Motor Company is issuing three safety recalls and one safety compliance recall in North America. Details are as follows: Ford issues safety recall for certain 2013-15 Ford Escape, Ford Fiesta ST, Ford Fusion and Ford Transit Connect 1.6-litre GTDI...


just-auto Plus only Lincoln launches new head-up display with DLP tech

28 March 2017

The Lincoln Motor Company will debut an all-new Head-Up Display system next month in its flagship vehicle, the Lincoln Continental. The system is exclusive to Lincoln, with the brightest and biggest display size in its class. The company also is the first...


just-auto Plus only Ford US recalls Edge/Lincoln vehicles

14 March 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V123000 Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company Components: Air Bags Potential number of units affected: 27,531 Summary Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles and 2017 Lincoln...


Ford to build China-specific Lincoln locally

13 March 2017

Ford will produce luxury Lincoln SUVs in China by the end of 2019, according to a media report.


just-auto Plus only Ford North America recalls Edge/Lincoln vehicles

3 March 2017

Ford is issuing a safety compliance recall for approximately 32,000 2016-17 Ford Edge, 2016-17 Lincoln MKX and 2017 Lincoln Continental vehicles to replace the driver frontal airbag module. Ford was notified by Takata that certain driver frontal airbag...


just-auto Plus only Ford US February 2017 sales down 4%

2 March 2017

Overall Ford Motor Company US sales totalled 208,440 vehicles in February, a 4% decline versus a year ago. Retail sales of 134,576 vehicles decreased 3%, while fleet sales were down 5%, with 73,864 vehicles sold. The fleet decline reflects a strong year-ago...


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada sales up 3.2% in February 2017

2 March 2017

Breaking new records, Ford F-Series achieved its best February ever surpassing last year’s record with 10,251 trucks sold. This is the second consecutive month that Ford F-Series has set best monthly sales. Ford of Canada’s overall sales were up...


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada sales up 3.5% in January 2017

2 February 2017

With a strong start to the new year, Ford Motor Company of Canada, total vehicle sales increased by 4% driven by record January sales of Ford F-Series, Canada’s top-selling pickup for 51 consecutive years. Ford Transit Van sales also achieved a new...


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales down 1% in January 2017

2 February 2017

Ford Motor Company’s US retail sales of 120,400 vehicles are up 6% in January, while total sales declined 1%.  Fleet sales of 52,212 vehicles, including daily rental, commercial and government segments, declined 13%. The fleet decline reflects a...


Ford launches non-Ford replacement parts brand

24 January 2017

After offering Motorcraft 'genuine Ford' replacement parts worldwide for decades, the automaker's customer service division is now launching Omnicraft, a a new brand of replacement parts for all makes of non-franchise vehicles.


just-auto Plus only Ford builds Driving Dynamics Lab at Dearborn site

23 January 2017

By the end of 2017, Ford and its engineers will be benefitting more from the value of the trackside property at the Dearborn Proving Grounds. A new 210,000-square-foot, three-story Driving Dynamics Laboratory is expected to greatly increase efficiency in...


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...


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 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...


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...

Lincoln news

Magna announces Lincoln Continental supply deals

22 June 2017

Magna said it had received a special Lincoln Luxury World Excellence Award from Ford for its supp...


Ford sees tight capacity at Louisville on NA SUVs

8 June 2017

Ford says its Escape and Lincoln MKC sales are off to their best start in company history during...


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada sales surge 17% in May 2017

7 June 2017

Strong sales in trucks, SUVs, CUVs and cars have helped Ford Motor Company of Canada achieve its...


just-auto Plus only Ford China sales down 3% in May 2017

7 June 2017

Ford Motor Company sold nearly 88,000 vehicles in May in China, down 3% compared to May 2016....


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales up 2.2% in May 2017

2 June 2017

Ford Motor Company’s overall US sales for May 2017 totalled 241,126 vehicles, a 2.2% gain c...


Ford shakes up senior management structure

22 May 2017

As well as announcing that Jim Hackett takes over from Mark Fields as the company's new CEO,...



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