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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


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%...


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales up 0.9% in December 2017

4 January 2018

Full-year Ford sales totalled 2,586,715 vehicles; at retail, trucks were up 4.3%, SUVs gained 4.3% and cars were down 15.2% Ford brand sales totalled 2,475,556 vehicles for full-year 2017, marking the eighth consecutive year for Ford as America’s...


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada sales up 1.3% in CY2017

4 January 2018

For the ninth consecutive year, Ford is the best-selling automotive brand in the country. Maintaining its industry leadership, the Ford F-Series remains Canada’s favourite pickup for the 52nd consecutive year, as well as the best-selling vehicle in...


just-auto Plus only Lincoln Navigator/Continental offer new advanced head-up display

22 December 2017

Marking the winter solstice, the shortest and darkest day of the year, Lincoln’s all-new head-up display provides superior visibility for drivers of its all-new Lincoln Navigator and Lincoln Continental. The advanced technology underpinning the...


just-auto Plus only Renesas to present connected cockpit/ADAS/Autonomous vehicles at CES

21 December 2017

Renesas Electronics Corporation, a premier supplier of advanced automotive semiconductor solutions, announced the next generation of its advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), automated driving, and connected cockpit demonstration vehicles. From sensor...


Ford China sales dip in November

11 December 2017

Ford sales in China in total fell 8% year on year in November to nearly 118,000 vehicles.


just-auto Plus only IIHS scores 2018 Lincoln Continental top safety pick+ rating

8 December 2017

Good ratings in all five crashworthiness tests as well as a good rating for LED headlights help the all-new 2018 Lincoln Continental qualify for a coveted Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The Continental’s front...


Ford boosts China growth plans

5 December 2017

Ford has outlined the next phase of its China expansion strategy, focused on SUVs, electric and connected vehicles, a streamlined business structure and closer connections to Chinese customers.


just-auto Plus only Ford Canada sales down 2.8% in November 2017

5 December 2017

Canada’s favourite truck, the Ford F-Series, delivered its best November on record with sales up 11%. The Canadian-built Ford Edge also delivered its best November on record. “The SUV segment continues to grow as more and more consumers favour...


just-auto Plus only Ford accelerates China growth with new SUVs, electric and connected vehicles

5 December 2017

Building on a decade of significant investments and growth, Ford outlined the next phase of its China expansion strategy, focused on SUVs, electric and connected vehicles, a streamlined business structure and closer connections to Chinese...


just-auto Plus only Ford US sales up 6.7% in November 2017

4 December 2017

Ford Motor Company’s US sales totalled 210,771 vehicles for November, a 6.7% gain over 2016 Retail performance was up 1.3% compared to a year ago, with sales of 156,064 vehicles F-Series saw its best November results since 2001 with 72,769 pickups...


2017 LA AUTO SHOW - world debuts

30 November 2017

The following concepts and production vehicles were world debuts at the 2017 LA auto show.

Lincoln news

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...


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...


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...


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,...


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 vehicle...


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...



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