Blog: Graeme RobertsThe Fiesta of Fifty-Three

Graeme Roberts | 4 December 2012

Think Ford was first to use the Fiesta nameplate?

From 1976, if memory serves.

Think again - GM may have got there first in 1953 but, the way names get passed around automakers over the decades, I'm offering no guarantees. Looks like the Olds was a one-off, though, Ford has sold millions of its Fiesta.

And counting.


Trump and Ford

The US presidential campaigning that seems to go on forever is something that can look a little perplexing at times to overseas observers....


Is this Toyota China's Nissan Leaf rival?

News just in from China suggests a Toyota joint venture there - via a new China-only brand - is readying what might be a decent five door hatchback rival for Nissan's well-entrenched Leaf EV....


Volvo V90 revealed: as a model car

Following the appearance of those infamous S90 pics a couple of months back, now it's the turn of the V90 to hit the web - as a model car....

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