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Ford’s Car-Sharing Experiment and the Future of Auto Finance – American Banker


American Banker
Ford's Car-Sharing Experiment and the Future of Auto Finance
American Banker
Ford Motor Co. recently announced a pilot program with Getaround, a tech company whose mobile app enables city dwellers to rent out their cars by the hour. Between now and November, Ford plans to market the peer-to-peer car-sharing service to 14,000 of …

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Watch the 2017 Ford GT Race Car Tear up the Race Track. It Sounds Glorious! – AutoGuide.com


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Watch the 2017 Ford GT Race Car Tear up the Race Track. It Sounds Glorious!
AutoGuide.com
A new spy video, provided exclusively to AutoGuide.com, shot at Calabogie Motorsports Park in Canada, gives us our best chance yet to listen to the new Ford GT doing hot laps. It appears that there were two GTs on site, a nondescript blacked out
Here's the Ford GT Le Mans Race Car on TrackRoadandTrack.com (blog)
The New Ford GT On Track Sounds Violently SickJalopnik

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Ford’s 2016 GT: Iconic car born in a Dearborn basement – Yahoo Finance


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Ford's 2016 GT: Iconic car born in a Dearborn basement
Yahoo Finance
The GT is a iconic car for Ford. First produced in the 1960s, the GT40 won the sports car endurance race 24 Hours of Le Mans four times in a row from 1966 to 1969. In 2004, the GT was revived to celebrate the centennial of the company. The current

Ford Bets on Fancy Pickups – Wall Street Journal


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Ford Bets on Fancy Pickups
Wall Street Journal
“We really have a truck that is so versatile it is attracting the high-end luxury car buyer,” said Doug Scott, marketing manager for Ford's F-series business. “They want to be part of an exclusive club and have the most unique [truck] out there,” he said.
The Hot New Luxury Car Isn't a Car at AllTIME

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Ford GT named most significant concept vehicle – Detroit Free Press


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Ford GT named most significant concept vehicle
Detroit Free Press
In the tradition of the best concept vehicles, all three provide a window into the styling and technology future vehicles will use. Automakers build concept cars to showcase their latest ideas and generate excitement for their brands and upcoming models.
Ford GT chosen as most significant concept vehicle of the yearExaminer.com

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Ford Sees China Auto Sales May Fall First Time Since 1998 – Bloomberg


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Ford Sees China Auto Sales May Fall First Time Since 1998
Bloomberg
Ford is estimating industrywide sales to be between 23 million and 24 million units this year, Chief Financial Officer Bob Shanks said Tuesday, compared with the 23.5 million sold last year. The low end of that forecast would represent the first

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Ford Thinks Apple or Google Could Help Car Makers, But Isn’t Sure How – TheStreet.com


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Ford Thinks Apple or Google Could Help Car Makers, But Isn't Sure How
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Right now, it's hard to gauge just how eager the car industry really is about a tech invasion of their turf. After all, Ford and the other big makers still derive most of their sales from internal combustion engines. So any entry by Apple, Google or

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2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R: Riding Shotgun in One of the Year’s Most … – Car and Driver (blog)


Car and Driver (blog)
2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R: Riding Shotgun in One of the Year's Most
Car and Driver (blog)
Since the two cars' auto-show debuts (the GT350 dropped in Los Angeles, the GT350R in Detroit), Ford has meted out details carefully, keeping enthusiasts and media on a need-to-know basis—as in, “we need to know, and Ford keeps stringing us along.
Ford Shelby GT350R Mustang, Lamborghini Aventador vs Huracán, 2016 Focus RS Motor Authority
Ford's Shelby Mustang GT350 hits the track with a rebel yellCNET
Shotgun laps in the Ford Mustang GT350R make us want moreAutoweek
Detroit Free Press -autoevolution -Jalopnik
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IIHS: 2015 Ford F-150 Crash Tests Reveal Disparate Results Between Crew Cab … – Car and Driver (blog)


Car and Driver (blog)
IIHS: 2015 Ford F-150 Crash Tests Reveal Disparate Results Between Crew Cab
Car and Driver (blog)
Ford responded to Automotive News by saying that it will add “countermeasures” to 2016 regular-cab and extended SuperCab F-150s, telling the publication that “the type of countermeasure and structure will vary by cab type.” In a statement to Car and
Ford F-150 gets mixed crash test resultsDetroit Free Press
Ford aluminum body pickup gets mixed results in crash testCNNMoney
Different Ford F-150s, different crash test resultsAutoweek
Los Angeles Times -13WMAZ -24/7 Wall St.
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Ford Focus RS Pricing and Options Accidentally Revealed Online – Car and Driver (blog)


Car and Driver (blog)
Ford Focus RS Pricing and Options Accidentally Revealed Online
Car and Driver (blog)
Go ahead and click through to the 2016 Ford Focus section—as of this writing, you can configure a 2016 Ford Focus RS on a website we're pretty sure Ford didn't want you to see. There you'll find that the RS starts at $36,605 including destination and
Ford Mistakenly Publishes Price of the Focus RSInsider Car News
2016 Focus RS US Pricing Appears On Ford Configurator; Starts From $35730Carscoops (blog)
2016 Focus RS Shows Up on Ford Configurator with $35730 MSRPautoevolution
LeftLane News -WorldCarFans.com -Autos.ca
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