Ford Issues Five Recalls Covering 200K Vehicles

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Ford Issues Five Recalls Covering 200K Vehicles
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Twenty-fourteen must be the year of the recall. Takata’s massive airbag foible is causing much grief, GM’s ignition fiasco drags on and in addition to all of this there have been myriad smaller safety actions. Adding to the tally, Ford just announced five callbacks. Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Impala’s Demise Marks End Of Six Passenger Sedans

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Chevrolet Impala’s Demise Marks End Of Six Passenger Sedans
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It might come as a surprise to some that it’s possible to purchase a six-passenger sedan, but in previous decades, large sedans with front bench seats and space for an extra passenger in the middle were mainstays of the American automotive landscape. While cars like the Ford Taurus and Mercury Grand Marquis were once available… Continue Reading...

Last Mercury for Retail Sale to be Built This Sunday, October 10

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Last Mercury for Retail Sale to be Built This Sunday, October 10
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But even as production winds down, there actually seems to be fewer deals to be had – including the loss of bonus cash offers – quite extraordinary, since sales of Mercury vehicles have spiked recently. Continue Reading...

Report: Mercury Almost Certain To Be Axed At Dealer Meeting

Report: Mercury Almost Certain To Be Axed At Dealer Meeting
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Mercury, we hardly knew ye – as anything more than a place where re-badged Ford products could linger in obscurity, serving their purpose as rental cars and female-marketed A-to-B transportation. After 71 years, this model is no longer sustainable, and Automotive News reports that today, Mercury will be sent to the great garage in the… Continue Reading...

Buying American: It’s In the Numbers (and Letters)

Buying American: It’s In the Numbers (and Letters)
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The All-American Impala: Made in Canada During President Obama’s press conference last week when he announced that Chrylser would file for Chapter 11, he asked Americans that if they were looking to buy a car, to look at American cars. The “buy American” philosophy drew harsh criticism from the American International Automobile Dealers Association (AIADA),… Continue Reading...