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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


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...


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...


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada November 2016 sales increase 18.3%

6 December 2016

Ford of Canada delivered strong November sales with an 18% increase year over year. Ford F-Series delivered a record-breaking month with a 37% sales increase. Strong sales lifts were also seen across the SUV/CUV line-up boosted by record-breaking Ford Escape...


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

5 December 2016

Ford issues safety recall for certain 2013-16 Ford Fusion and 2013-15 Lincoln MKZ vehicles to insulate seat belt anchor pretensioner cables Ford is issuing a safety recall for approximately 650,000 2013-16 Ford Fusion and 2013-15 Lincoln MKZ vehicles to...


just-auto Plus only Ford US November 2016 sales climb 5%

2 December 2016

Ford Motor Company’s overall sales totalled 197,574 vehicles in November, a 5% increase versus last year, driven by a 10% retail sales gain with 154,114 vehicles sold. Fleet sales of 43,460 vehicles, including daily rental, commercial and government...


Trump claims credit for keeping Lincoln in US

18 November 2016

Ford executive chairman Bill Ford told president-elect Donald Trump on Thursday the automaker no longer plans to move production of its Lincoln MKC from Louisville to Mexico, a media report said.


A slow month gets slower for US sales

3 November 2016

Ford belatedly reported its October results. Adding more red ink to Tuesday’s totals, the automaker's sales were down 11.9% as a good month for Lincoln was dragged down by a bad month for the Ford brand.


just-auto Plus only Ford US October 2016 sales down 12%

3 November 2016

Overall US sales for Ford were down 12% in October versus a year ago, with 188,813 vehicles sold. US sales of Ford Transit were up 9%, with 10,202 vans sold. F-Series pickup sales increased 0.1%, with 65,542 trucks sold – the best October since...


Fire slows Ford HQ sales data flow

1 November 2016

A fire at Ford’s world headquarters has delayed release of the automaker's US October sales data originally expected today (1 November), the automaker said.


Ford slows output at four assembly plants

18 October 2016

Barely had furloughed workers at its Flat Rock, Michigan Mustang plant returned to work after a shutdown due to falling demand, Ford announced several more temporary closures in the US and Mexico, saying it had warned previously of such 'production adjustments'.


just-auto Plus only Ford US issues safety compliance recalls

12 October 2016

Ford Motor Company is issuing two safety compliance recalls in North America. Details are as follows: Ford issues safety compliance recall for certain 2017 Lincoln Continental vehicles for headlamp assemblies. Ford is issuing a safety compliance recall...


Ford's Lincoln eyes China assembly

11 October 2016

Luxury brand Lincoln is considering local production in China where parent company Ford already has joint venture assembly plants with Chinese automakers. The country is the top market for General Motors nameplate Buick and Cadillac is also assembled there.


Ford reports surging China sales

11 October 2016

Ford reports strong demand for its vehicles in China, sales rising 24% in September. So far this year, sales for Ford, Lincoln and its joint ventures in China have totaled nearly 880,000 vehicle sales, up 11% over last year.


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada September 2016 sales up 6.9%

5 October 2016

Propelled by record F-Series sales, Ford Motor Company of Canada, delivered its best September on record. For the fourth time this year, Ford F-Series set an all-time monthly sales record with more than 15,000 pickups sold. “We continue to outpace the...


just-auto Plus only Ford North America expands door latch recall

9 September 2016

Ford Motor Company is expanding a previously announced safety recall regarding door latches to include approximately 1,500,000 additional vehicles at the request of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, bringing the total to 2,383,292 vehicles....


just-auto Plus only IIHS LATCH hardware evaluation shows improvement

2 September 2016

Buckling precious cargo into a late-model vehicle has gotten a bit easier in the past year, the institute's LATCH ease-of-use ratings show. IIHS launched its ratings of child seat installation hardware in vehicles in June 2015. Out of 102 vehicles rated...

Lincoln news

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

14 March 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V123000 Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company Components: Air Bags Potenti...


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 Li...


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...


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...


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...



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