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Ford Mustang sales leap ahead of other sporty cars – USA TODAY


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Ford Mustang sales leap ahead of other sporty cars
USA TODAY
Proving once again that the key to sales is a hot new model, Ford is finding huge success so far with its new-generation Mustang, while others in the sporty-car category languish. Ford saw a 36.1% sales increase in March compared to the same month the …

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Ford Motor Drives China Capacity Higher – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal
Ford Motor Drives China Capacity Higher
Wall Street Journal
The joint venture, Changan Ford Automobile Co., will acquire the plant from Harbin Hafei Automobile Industry Group Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of China Changan Automobile Group, the parent of Ford's partner, Chongqing Changan Automobile.
Ford Motor and Chinese Partner to Buy Car Factory — UpdateNasdaq
Ford China joint venture acquires factory in $1.1 billion dealReuters
Ford to add capacity in China (F)Seeking Alpha (registration)
Business Finance News
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Ford CEO Expects Fully Self-Driving Cars Within 15 Years – Wall Street Journal (blog)

Ford CEO Expects Fully Self-Driving Cars Within 15 Years
Wall Street Journal (blog)
NEW YORK–Ford Motor Co. Chief Executive Mark Fields says he expects fully self-driving cars, which don't require a human being to be ready to take over the wheel, to reach the market within about 15 years. “I would guess we get to full autonomy in 15 …
Ford Unveils Some Superb Models At The New York International Auto Show 2015GuruFocus.com (registration)

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New auto trend picks up speed: Small but mighty engines – Detroit Free Press


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New auto trend picks up speed: Small but mighty engines
Detroit Free Press
In the midsize car segment, models such as the Hyundai Sonata and Ford Fusion used the trend to justify dropping a V6 altogether in favor of four cylinders. Others could follow suit: Nissan has few takers for the V6 in its Altima. As long as the

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Ford takes control of Russia joint venture – Reuters


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Ford takes control of Russia joint venture
Reuters
MOSCOW (Reuters) – U.S. auto maker Ford Motor Co (F.N) said on Friday it had taken control of its Russian venture with Russian car company Sollers (SVAV.MM) and would provide it with additional financial support. The move comes as the Ford-Sollers …
Ford bullish on Russia as it takes control of local joint ventureAutomotive News (subscription) (blog)
Ford takes control of money-losing Russian joint ventureSTLtoday.com
Ford Motor to Take Controlling Stake in Russian VentureMorningstar.com

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Shelby’s Baja 700 edition Ford Raptor is the sports car of your pickup truck … – Chron.com


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Shelby's Baja 700 edition Ford Raptor is the sports car of your pickup truck
Chron.com
Nearly three years after the death of beloved car designer Carroll Shelby, the firm that keeps his tradition and designs alive wows again. Shelby American announced a limited run of one of its most popular Ford mashups Friday. The Shelby Baja pickup is
Oh Good, Now the Shelby Ford Raptor Makes 700+ HorsepowerCar and Driver (blog)
Meet the Shelby Baja 700, a 700-Horse SVT RaptorInsider Car News
The 700bhp Shelby Raptor has landedTop Gear
LeftLane News -Paul Tan’s Automotive News
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Former toy designer behind Ford’s new Edge crossover model – The Elkhart Truth


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Former toy designer behind Ford's new Edge crossover model
The Elkhart Truth
Ford car designer Kevin George tosses the Ricochet, a flipping, double sided R/C toy outside the Ford campus in Dearborn, Mich., on March 23, 2015. George, exterior design manager for the 2015 Edge crossover, came to Ford through an unusual route: the …

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Sheetz wants to set up shop on Harmar car dealer’s site – Tribune-Review

Sheetz wants to set up shop on Harmar car dealer's site
Tribune-Review
Construction of a new Shults Ford car dealership on Gulf Lab Road in Harmar will result in the elimination of a small wetland, according to the state Department of Environmental Protection. The wetland being affected is about a tenth of an acre, or

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Ford cars slow when they see speed-limit signs – BBC News


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Ford cars slow when they see speed-limit signs
BBC News
Ford is to sell a car that can read road signs and adjust its speed accordingly to ensure the vehicle is not driving too fast. The speed-limiting tech can be activated via the steering wheel and briefly overridden by pressing firmly on the accelerator
Ford Debuts a Car Which Automatically Follows the Speed LimitIGN
Ford launches car that prevents you from speedingCNET
New Ford car automatically obeys speed limitsFox 59

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Olsbergs MSE confirms multiple car Ford effort in Red Bull GRC – NBCSports.com


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Olsbergs MSE confirms multiple car Ford effort in Red Bull GRC
NBCSports.com
Olsbergs MSE has confirmed four cars split between Red Bull Global Rallycross and GRC Lites. In Red Bull GRC, defending champion Joni Wiman will return for another year while GRC Lites champion Mitchell DeJong moves up to the team's second Ford …
Ford OlsbergsMSE Add deJong and Tymerzyanov to Rallycross RosterThe Checkered Flag

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