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Will Ford sieze an electric opportunity for Lincoln?

17 August 2017

It has been just over a year since what Ford calls The Lincoln Motor Company was the subject of a just-auto in-depth analysis feature. China is still nowhere near being the brand's largest market but sales there are up by a staggering 92 per cent and that's even without a local manufacturing presence. With things good in the US too, it surely won't be long before Lincoln returns to being a make selling in excess of an annual 250,000 vehicles worldwide.


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.


ANALYSIS: PLDB Future Models - LA & Guangzhou shows insight

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 show reflections (Part 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.

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


Ford China September sales flat

13 October 2017

Ford Motor Company sales in China were flat at about 113,000 vehicles in September.


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales up 8.7% in September 2017

4 October 2017

Ford Motor Company’s US sales increased 8.7% in September. Retail sales totalled 169,544 vehicles, up 4.4% compared to a year ago. Fleet sales totalled 52,704 vehicles, representing, as expected, a 25.1% increase versus 2016 due to order timing this...


just-auto Plus only Ford China sales down 1% in August 2017

7 September 2017

Ford Motor Company sales in China total nearly 98,000 vehicles in August, down 1% year over year. Year-to-date sales for Ford Motor Company in China total nearly 720,000 units, a 6% decrease compared to the same period in 2016. Monthly sales for Changan...


just-auto Plus only Lincoln opens new Experience Centre near Dallas

25 August 2017

The spacious new Lincoln Experience Centre now open near Dallas – Lincoln’s second such facility – is the latest example of the brand’s ever-increasing outreach to provide personalised client services and effortless ownership. The...


Ford opposes Geely’s Lynk & Co trademark application

22 August 2017

Ford Motor Company has complained to the US Patent and Trademark Office about Chinese automaker Geely Holdings’ application to register the Lynk & Co brand in the USA, according to reports in China citing US sources.


just-auto Plus only Ford US recalls vehicles to replace defective bolts

8 August 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V472000 Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company Components: Seat Belts, Seats Potential number of units affected: 94,605 Summary Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2014 Ford F-150 and E-350, 2014-2015 Ford Escape, and 2015...


just-auto Plus only Ford China sales down 7% in July 2017

4 August 2017

Ford Motor Company sales in China surpassed 84,000 vehicles in July, down 7% compared to July 2016. Year-to-date sales for Ford Motor Company in China total nearly 622,000 units, a 7% decrease compared to the same time in 2016. Monthly sales for Changan...


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales down 7.5% in July 2017

4 August 2017

Ford Motor Company’s US sales were down 7.5% in July, with sales of 200,212 vehicles, primarily driven by reduced fleet sales Fleet sales of 40,720 vehicles down 26.4%, due to decline in Rental and Commercial sales. Half the decline comes from lower...


New Ford CEO has review in mind - report

31 July 2017

As new CEOs often do, Ford's Jim Hackett is throughly scrutinising many aspects of the company, according to a media report.


just-auto Plus only Ford US issues safety recall for Ford/Escape/Lincoln vehicles

27 July 2017

Ford Motor Company is issuing a safety recall in North America. Details are as follows: Certain 2014 Ford F-150, E-Series, 2014-15 Escape and 2015 Lincoln MKC vehicles Ford Motor Company is issuing a safety recall for approximately 117,000 Ford F-150,...


just-auto Plus only Ford US recalls Lincoln/Edge/Fusion vehicles to replace torque converters

25 July 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V427000 Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company Components: Power Train Potential number of units affected: 5,215 Summary Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Lincoln MKZ and Ford Edge and Fusion vehicles. On vehicles...


just-auto Plus only Ford US recalls 2017 Ford Edge, Fusion and Lincoln vehicles

12 July 2017

Ford Motor Company is issuing a safety recall in North America. Details are as follows: Certain 2017 Ford Edge, Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles Ford is issuing a safety recall for approximately 6,000 Ford Edge, Fusion and Lincoln MKZ 2.0-litre gas...


Ford China sees record June sales

6 July 2017

Ford said sales in China passed 100,000 vehicles in June, up 15% year on year, and a record for the month.


just-auto Plus only IIHS announces ratings for six large cars

6 July 2017

The Lincoln Continental, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and the Toyota Avalon come out at the top of a group of six large cars recently evaluated by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The three cars qualify for Top Safety Pick+, the Institutes highest...


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada SUV sales surge 40% in June 2017

6 July 2017

Ford Motor Company of Canada remains Canada’s top automotive and SUV brand at the close of the second quarter. Ford SUV sales last month achieved a 40% increase helping Ford remain Canada’s top-selling SUV brand year-to-date. Ford Explorer sales...


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales down 5.1% in June 2017

4 July 2017

Ford Motor Company’s June US sales totalled 227,979 vehicles – down 5.1% compared to last year June retail results totalled 152,396 vehicles, flat versus last year’s retail results Fleet sales in June of 75,583 vehicles were down...


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...

Lincoln news

Ford China September sales flat

13 October 2017

Ford Motor Company sales in China were flat at about 113,000 vehicles in September. Third quar...


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales up 8.7% in September 2017

4 October 2017

Ford Motor Company’s US sales increased 8.7% in September. Retail sales totalled 169,544 ve...


just-auto Plus only Ford China sales down 1% in August 2017

7 September 2017

Ford Motor Company sales in China total nearly 98,000 vehicles in August, down 1% year over year....


just-auto Plus only Lincoln opens new Experience Centre near Dallas

25 August 2017

The spacious new Lincoln Experience Centre now open near Dallas – Lincoln’s second su...


Ford opposes Geely’s Lynk & Co trademark application

22 August 2017

Ford Motor Company has complained to the US Patent and Trademark Office about Chinese automaker G...


Will Ford sieze an electric opportunity for Lincoln?

17 August 2017

It has been just over a year since what Ford calls The Lincoln Motor Company was the subject of a...



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