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ANALYSIS - Lincoln future models

14 November 2018

Having first examined the current and likely next generation of Ford cars, followed by SUVs and pick-ups, the Ford Motor Company future vehicle series now turns to Lincoln.


LA auto show world debuts list - BMW M340i xDrive

13 November 2018

Multiple new model and concept world premieres which will take place at the LA auto show. A new variant for the G20 BMW 3 Series sedan range is the latest of these to be added to just-auto's preview list.


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.

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...

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just-auto Plus only Ford China sales plunge 45% in October 2018

13 November 2018

Ford Motor Company China sales totalled 58,204 vehicles in October, a 45% decline year over year. “As part of our 2025 Plan, Ford is rolling out its first wave of our exciting new vehicles, designed especially to meet the needs of Chinese customers....


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada sales up 1.6% in October 2018

2 November 2018

Ford Motor Company of Canada, sales increased two per cent in October, led by Canada’s leading line-up of trucks, utilities and commercial vehicles. Ford F-Series pickups and Ford commercial vehicles achieved best October sales on record. “We...


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales drop 3.9% in October 2018

2 November 2018

Ford Motor Company’s October US sales totalled 192,616 vehicles, representing a 3.9% decline. Ford’s overall average transaction prices reached record levels of $36,800 in October, up $1,400 from last year. This compares to an industry increase of...


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales down 11.2% in September 2018

3 October 2018

Ford Motor Company’s September US sales declined 11.2% on total sales of 197,404 vehicles. Ford’s overall average transaction pricing increased US$1,500 for September, expanding more than twice the rate of the overall industry average. Ford...


just-auto Plus only Ford North America recalls 2018 Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles

14 September 2018

Ford is issuing a recall for approximately 555 select 2018 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles in North America to replace door striker bolts in all four doors. In affected vehicles, some door striker bolts may be 5 mm shorter than the required length. In...


just-auto Plus only Ford China sales plunge 36% in August 2018

7 September 2018

Ford Motor Company China sales totalled 62,683 vehicles in August, a 36% decline year over year. Monthly sales of Ford-branded imported vehicles were up 15% year over year. Ford F-150 Raptor continued its strong sales momentum in August, while monthly sales...


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales up 4.1% in August 2018

5 September 2018

Ford Motor Company’s August US sales totalled 218,504 vehicles – an increase of 4.1% overall and 1.1% at retail. Fleet sales of 52,710 vehicles climbed 15.0%, with commercial fleet turning in a strong 20% gain. Ford’s overall average...


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada sales up 7.1% in August 2018

5 September 2018

Ford Motor Company of Canada ended the summer on a high note with best-ever sales on record for the month of August. More than 15,000 Ford F-Series pickups were sold last month, setting an all-time August sales record for Canada’s top-selling trucks....


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

23 August 2018

Ford is issuing two safety recalls in North America. Details are: Select 2012-15 Ford Focus Electric, 2013-15 Ford Fusion Energi and 2013-15 Ford C-MAX Energi vehicles for 120-volt convenience charge cords Ford is issuing a recall for approximately 50,000...


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada sales down 0.9% in July 2018

6 August 2018

Ford F-150 sales were the best ever recorded for the month of July, helping lead Ford Motor Company of Canada. to a year-over-year sales increase. Sales of the ever-popular Ford Explorer, the first-ever EcoSport, Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid and Ford...


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales down 3.1% in July 2018

3 August 2018

Ford Motor Company’s July US sales totalled 194,026 vehicles – a decline of 3.1%. July fleet sales were up 25.7% based on order timing relative to July 2017 when fleet sales were down 24.6%. Ford’s overall average transaction pricing grew...


just-auto Plus only Ford China sales plunge 38% in June 2018

9 July 2018

Overall Ford Motor Company China sales totalled 62,057 vehicles in June, a 38% decline year over year. In the first half of 2018, Ford Motor Company China sold 400,443 vehicles in China, a 25% decline year over year. Monthly sales of Lincoln reached nearly...


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales up 1.2% in June 2018

4 July 2018

Ford Motor Company’s June US sales totalled 230,635 vehicles - a 1.2% increase; first-half 2018 sales are down 1.8%, with 1,277,691 vehicles sold. “As leaders in truck and SUV sales, the Ford brand had an incredible first half with almost 1m...


just-auto Plus only Ford reduces CO2 footprint eight years ahead of schedule

28 June 2018

Ford Motor Company announces as part of its 19th annual Sustainability Report it has met its goal to reduce manufacturing emissions – eight years ahead of schedule. In 2010, Ford’s Environmental Quality Office announced a goal – to reduce...


just-auto Plus only Ford North America issues two safety recalls, expands torque converters recall

14 June 2018

Ford is issuing two safety recalls and expanding one recall in North America. Approximately 7,500 2018 Ford F-150, Expedition and Lincoln Navigator vehicles equipped with a 3.5-litre GTDI V6 engine are being recalled to check for high-pressure fuel pumps...


AAM supplying power transfer units for Ford AWD crossovers

12 June 2018

American Axle and Manufacturing will supply power transfer units (PTU) for Ford crossover vehicles with all-wheel drive (AWD) starting with the 2019 Ford Edge and Lincoln Nautilus.


just-auto Plus only US NCAP scores Lincoln Navigator five star rating

11 June 2018

The all-new 2018 Lincoln Navigator earns five stars, the highest possible government crash rating, from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s New Car Assessment Program. Navigator is the only SUV in its class to earn an Overall Vehicle...


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales up 0.7% in May 2018

5 June 2018

Ford Motor Company’s US sales for May totalled 242,824 vehicles – a 0.7% increase  The generational shift from passenger cars to SUVs continues with industry retail passenger cars sales estimated to be down 10%, while SUV sales are up 13%...


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada sales drop 3.3% in May 2018

5 June 2018

For Ford Motor Company of Canada, another month brings another set of sales records for Ford F-Series, Canada’s top-selling trucks for 52 years and counting. Overall sales of F-Series were the best on record for the month of May, while Ford F-Series...


just-auto Plus only Ford China sales dip 11% in March 2018

16 April 2018

Overall Ford Motor Company China sales totalled 83,666 vehicles in March, a 11% decline year over year. Total Ford Motor Company Sales: March 2018 - 83,666 units; change - (-)11%; YTD 2018 - 207,139 units; change - (-)19% CAF: March 2018 - 46,217...


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

9 April 2018

Ford Motor Company is issuing two safety recalls in North America. Details are: Select 2018 Ford F-150, 2018 Ford Expedition, and 2018 Ford F-650 and F-750 vehicles with 10-speed and 6-speed automatic transmissions for unseated gear shift cable clip Ford...


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales up 3.4% in March 2018

4 April 2018

Ford SUVs hit record sales month - retail up; F-Series posts best results since 2000; All-New Expedition retail up 46%, while Navigator sees triple-digit retail gain. Overall US March sales at Ford Motor Company gained 3.4%, with 244,306 vehicles...


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada sales drop 1.6% in March 2018

4 April 2018

Ford closed out the month and the first quarter as top automotive brand in Canada, fuelled by sales across the lineup, from Ford Focus to Ford Edge to Ford F-Series Super Duty. Consumer demand for the first-ever Ford EcoSport continued to grow in March,...


NEW YORK AUTO SHOW - Global debuts list

29 March 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the 2018 New York International Auto Show are named below.


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada sales down 2.5% in February 2018

2 March 2018

Ford delivered yet another month as best-selling automotive brand in Canada. Ford sales were fuelled by the full SUV lineup, including the Ford Escape, Ford Edge, Ford Expedition and the just-introduced Ford EcoSport. “Ford SUVs continue to meet...


Ford boosts output of new large SUVs

12 February 2018

Ford said it was increasing production of two full-size SUVs by boosting line speed at its Kentucky truck plant which makes the recently redesigned Lincoln Navigator and Ford Expedition.


Ford China sales fall in January

12 February 2018

Ford sales in China fell last month, the automaker announced.


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales down 6.6% in January 2018

2 February 2018

Ford F-Series posts best January sales results since 2004. New Lincoln Navigator has strongest sales in a decade, New Ford Expedition sales up in all regions Overall Ford Motor Company US sales for January totalled 161,143 vehicles – a 6.6%...


Ford updates "operational fitness" plans

17 January 2018

Ford has detailed plans to "improve operational fitness, refocus capital allocation" and speed the introduction of smart vehicles and services.


just-auto Plus only Lincoln global sales surge 13% in 2017

15 January 2018

With record China sales, The Lincoln Motor Company expanded its global growth in 2017 with 188,383 vehicles sold - a 13% gain and its best performance since 2000. In the US, Lincoln SUV sales continued to increase, while sales in China were up 66%...

Lincoln news

ANALYSIS - Lincoln future models

14 November 2018

Having first examined the current and likely next generations of all Ford cars, followed by SUVs...


LA auto show world debuts list - BMW M340i xDrive

13 November 2018

Multiple new model and concept world premieres which will take place at the LA auto show. A new v...


just-auto Plus only Ford China sales plunge 45% in October 2018

13 November 2018

Ford Motor Company China sales totalled 58,204 vehicles in October, a 45% decline year over year....


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada sales up 1.6% in October 2018

2 November 2018

Ford Motor Company of Canada, sales increased two per cent in October, led by Canada’s lead...


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales drop 3.9% in October 2018

2 November 2018

Ford Motor Company’s October US sales totalled 192,616 vehicles, representing a 3.9% declin...


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales down 11.2% in September 2018

3 October 2018

Ford Motor Company’s September US sales declined 11.2% on total sales of 197,404 vehicles....



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