Ford Tourneo Custom Van Production Model Unveiled, Not Heading to America

Ford Tourneo Custom Van Production Model Unveiled, Not Heading to America
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The Ford Tourneo Custom Concept debuted at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, and it didn’t take long for the American automaker to commit to a production model for the European market. Ford’s all-new Tourneo Custom Van spearheads the company’s commitment to refresh its commercial vehicle lineup by 2014 and will go on sale in Europe… Continue Reading...

Ford Surveys Europe’s Color Choices By Country

Ford Surveys Europe’s Color Choices By Country
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Ford has released the results of a survey conducted across Europe on the most popular car colors by nation. And to the surprise of absolutely no one (and the delight of the German carmakers), the most universally popular colors were…white, black and silver. No bright hues like the hot-pink Focus above. And no British Racing… Continue Reading...

Ford’s European Offices Raided By German Authorities

Ford’s European Offices Raided By German Authorities
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Ford’s European headquarters in Cologne, Germany has been raided by German officials as part of an investigation into a kickback scandal by the German prosecutors office. While Ford itself is supposedly not the target of the investigation, employees at Ford have been implicated in the scandal, and Ford, as well as the German government are… Continue Reading...

Ford Fiesta Production in Cologne Tops 6 Million Units, 13 Million Globally

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Ford Fiesta Production in Cologne Tops 6 Million Units, 13 Million Globally
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Rolling off the assembly line at Ford‘s plan in Cologne, Germany yesterday was the six millionths Fiesta model – a Vision Blue Sport edition intended for a German customer. Show above next to an original Fiesta, this seventh-generation model celebrates 31 years of production in Cologne, with Fiestas dating back to 1976 in Europe. In… Continue Reading...

Ford Fiesta Overtakes VW Golf as Top Seller in Europe

Ford Fiesta Overtakes VW Golf as Top Seller in Europe
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With Ford just about ready to launch its new Fiesta in North America, the American automaker is celebrating the car’s success overseas where it has just surpassed the perennial top seller, the VW Golf, to become Europe’s best selling car. While Ford somewhat erroneously reported last week that it had topped VW in overall sales,… Continue Reading...

Geneva 2010: Ford Focus Wagon Debuts, Not Headed to North America

Geneva 2010: Ford Focus Wagon Debuts, Not Headed to North America
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Ford has just released the latest model to be based on its global C architecture, the Focus Wagon. Looking quite a bit like the Focus hatch, it’s a bit larger with more cargo room. It also represents the European launch of the MyFord Touch system. A range of gasoline and diesel engines are available, but… Continue Reading...

Report: Ford’s European C-Max Compact Multi-Activity Vehicle Could See U.S. Shores

Report: Ford’s European C-Max Compact Multi-Activity Vehicle Could See U.S. Shores
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Ford has just released several images of the 2011 C-Max, which is set to debut at the Frankfurt Auto Show in just over a weeks time. While not currently scheduled to go on sale in North America, there is a strong possibility that this new compact multi-activity vehicle could eventually cross the pond. The C-Max… Continue Reading...

Ford Building a Four-Door Coupe: Will it See U.S. Shores?

Ford Building a Four-Door Coupe: Will it See U.S. Shores?
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Ford is reportedly working on a four-door coupe for the European market and it’s not unthinkable that this stylish sedan could make its way to the U.S. Based on the Mondeo mid-size sedan, this new model would help build brand image – something Ford of Europe is starting to do more of as it becomes… Continue Reading...

Ford May Sell “Ka” Microcar in U.S. to Compete With Fiat-Sourced Chryser Model

Ford May Sell “Ka” Microcar in U.S. to Compete With Fiat-Sourced Chryser Model
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There is a definite possibility that Ford’s European Ka microcar could make its way to dealerships in North American in the next few years. A new second-generation Ka was just launched in Europe in 2009, using either a 68hp 1.2-liter gasoline engine or a 74hp 1.3-liter diesel engine. At just 142.5-inches long, the Ka is… Continue Reading...