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2019 Detroit auto show - the world debuts

15 January 2019

All the production vehicle and concept world debuts at the 2019 North American International Auto Show are listed below.


2018 Los Angeles auto show world debuts list

29 November 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the 2018 LA Auto Show are named below.


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.


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.

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 reshaping company to lead the future of transportation and mobility

18 January 2019

Ford Motor Company highlighted its commitment to reinvent the future of mobility by transforming the company through operational fitness and allocating capital to high-growth and high-margin product segments and smart vehicles and services. Presenting at...


Ford China sales tank in "challenging" 2018

11 January 2019

Ford sales in China fell 36.9% year on year to 752,243 in 2018, reflecting the overall market plunge.


Ford announces 953,000 vehicle Takata inflator recall

7 January 2019

Takata airbag inflators are back in the news with Ford announcing a fourth round of recalls of vehicles fitted with the troubled and now dismembered supplier's products.


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales plunge 8.8% in December 2018

4 January 2019

Full year Ford sales totalled 2,497,318 vehicles,with Ford marking its ninth straight year as America’s favourite brand. A continued stronger mix of trucks and SUVs expanded transaction pricing for another new record of US$38,400, a $1,600 increase...


Ford China sales crash 55% in November

14 December 2018

Ford's sales in China plunged 55% year on year in November to 52,434 units. YTD sales were off 35% at 695,028.


Ford is latest OEM to hit China market problems

14 December 2018

Ford's recent sharp decline to sales in China echoes that of other OEMs who say the market is experiencing difficulties as consumer confidence is dented by a number of factors, including a slowing economy and heightened trade tensions between the US and China which have raised tariffs on imports of goods - including cars - from the US. 


just-auto Plus only Ford China announces leadership changes, emphasises commitment to home country

11 December 2018

Ford China announced that Henry Li, vice president, Marketing and Sales, Ford Greater China, and president, Ford National Distribution Services Division, has elected to leave the company for health and family reasons, effective 31 December...


just-auto Plus only Honda Alabama plant begins 2019 Honda Passport SUV production

7 December 2018

More than 1,500 associates at Honda Manufacturing of Alabama celebrated the start of mass production of the all-new 2019 Honda Passport SUV. Going on sale early next year, Passport is produced exclusively at HMA and will play an important role in Honda's...


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada sales drop 10.7% in November 2018

5 December 2018

Ford Motor Company of Canada, sales were led by a best November on record for the Canadian-built Ford Edge. The Ford Expedition, Ford Transit Van, Ford Transit Connect and Ford E-Series also saw increased sales last month. “We’re pleased by the...


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales drop 6.9% in November 2018

4 December 2018

November US sales at Ford Motor Company totalled 196,303 vehicles, representing a 6.9% decline As a result of a decline in daily rental sales due to order timing, Ford fleet sales were down 7.1%; daily rental was down 32.7%, while commercial sales were up...


Trump tariffs prompt Ford to speed plans to build Lincoln in China

30 November 2018

Ford wants to dodge Chinese tariffs on US-built vehicles imposed as a result of president Donald Trump's trade war by speeding plans to build luxury Lincolns in the world's biggest car market.


Ford reshuffles plant jobs as pickup and SUV demand soars

29 November 2018

Ford said it would redistribute workers at several of its plants to meet rising demand for pickup trucks and large SUVs.


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%...

Lincoln news

just-auto Plus only Ford reshaping company to lead the future of transportation and mobility

18 January 2019

Ford Motor Company highlighted its commitment to reinvent the future of mobility by transforming...


2019 Detroit auto show - the world debuts

15 January 2019

All the production vehicle and concept world debuts at the 2019 North American International Auto...


Ford China sales tank in "challenging" 2018

11 January 2019

Ford sales in China fell 36.9% year on year to 752,243 in 2018, reflecting the overall market plu...


Ford announces 953,000 vehicle Takata inflator recall

7 January 2019

Takata airbag inflators are back in the news with Ford announcing a fourth round of recalls of ve...


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales plunge 8.8% in December 2018

4 January 2019

Full year Ford sales totalled 2,497,318 vehicles,with Ford marking its ninth straight year as Ame...


Ford China sales crash 55% in November

14 December 2018

Ford's sales in China plunged 55% year on year in November to 52,434 units. YTD sales were of...



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