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2014-07-01 12:22:23

-- 2014 marks Ford's sixth consecutive year as exclusive automotive sponsor of the ESSENCE Festival that kicks off this weekend in New Orleans DEARBORN, Mich., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 20(th) anniversary of the ESSENCE Festival kicks off this weekend, and Ford will be there to help attendees celebrate and potentially walk away with the keys to an all-new 2015 Ford Mustang, as part of its title sponsorship. The ESSENCE Festival is a cultural celebration featuring a mix of established...

2014-07-01 12:21:25

Fantastic time for consumers to find great deals on a new vehicle purchase MCLEAN, Va., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers shopping for a new car or truck can save hundreds, if not thousands, of additional dollars in rebates and incentives over the Fourth of July holiday weekend. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140508/85974 "Manufacturers heavily promote new car deals before holidays in part because consumers have more time to dedicate to shopping," said Mike...

2014-07-01 08:37:53

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of the automotive electronics business of Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), creating one of the world's three largest suppliers of vehicle cockpit electronics. The two companies announced plans for the $265 million cash transaction on Jan. 13. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20001201/DEF008LOGO The acquisition will enhance Visteon's...

2014-07-01 08:21:20

Overall Industry ATP Hits Highest Level in 2014 CHICAGO, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cars.com, the leading online resource for buying and selling new and used cars and a comprehensive automotive digital marketing company, estimated today that June's Average Transaction Price (ATP) for new light-vehicle sales in the United States was $30,108, up 1.2 percent ($363) from May and down 3.0 percent ($942) from June 2013. This would mark the highest level ATP for the overall industry...

2014-07-01 04:20:20

Most Major Automakers Show Positive Growth on Strength of Utility Vehicle Segments IRVINE, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The data analysts at Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the only vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the automotive industry, today report the estimated average transaction price (ATP) for light vehicles in the United States was $32,342 in June 2014. New-car prices have increased by $454 (up 1.4 percent) from...

2014-06-30 16:20:52

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Total new-vehicle retail sales in the United States are expected to reach 6.5 million for the first half of 2014, a 6 percent increase over the first half of 2013, according to an analysis by J.D. Power. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130605/LA26502LOGO Retail sales at the beginning of 2014 were hampered by extreme weather conditions, but spring has brought a string of record-setting months, as sales have increased on a...

2014-06-30 12:24:00

MILFORD, Pa., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fortune Oil & Gas, Inc. (OTCPink: FOGC), today announced that the company has initiated filing for a voluntary name and symbol change with FINRA and the state of Wyoming. The change to Manzo Pharmaceuticals was filed with the state already and the company is in the process of providing FINRA the necessary documents to get it approved. The process has a 60 day deadline, but Manzo Pharmaceuticals feels it will be completed much sooner than...

2014-06-30 12:22:40

SANTA ROSA, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ZAP (ZAAP), an Electric Vehicle (EV) automotive company incorporated in California and headquartered in Santa Rosa, California received from SunRa volume purchase agreement for its URBEE through its subsidiary Jonway Auto for the Chinese. This contract is an agreement by SunRa to purchase 1,000 URBEEs per month from Jonway Auto to sell through its distribution network in China, starting with the first shipment of 500 URBEEs from Jonway...

2014-06-30 12:22:08

Ford dealership makes it easier than ever to find and research new and upcoming Ford models KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Missouri residents searching for a Ford dealer near Kansas City are sure to find that the services provided at Matt Ford, located in nearby Buckner, are a step above the rest. In addition to a vast selection of new and used cars, the award-winning dealership has a top-of-the-line service department. Photo -...

2014-06-30 12:21:46

Bill Jacobs Auto brings affordable style to the forefront of its Joliet showroom JOLIET, Ill., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The notion that cool cars require a budget beginning at $30,000 can be frustrating for drivers looking to stand out. While luxury cars are undoubtedly among the most stylish cars on the road, more distinct, personality-driven cars exist for under $18,000. Thanks to a "Coolest Cars Under $18,000" list released by KBB.com, Chicagoland drivers looking to...


Latest Ford Motor Company Reference Libraries

Mercury Park Lane 1959
2014-04-17 12:46:27

Mercury automobiles was a brand of vehicles as a subsidy of the Ford Motor Company. It was established by the Edsel Ford in 1938. The Mercury brand was a luxury vehicle placed between the high end Ford and the base Lincoln models. In 1945, Mercury became half of the Lincoln division until it was phased out in 2011. The last Mercury produced was a Grand Marquis which left the assembly line on January 4, 2011. From 1958 to 1960, Edsel brand models were part of the Lincoln-Mercury group. The...

1926 Lincoln
2014-04-14 09:24:01

The Lincoln Motor Company was founded in 1917 by Henry M. Leland and became a subsidiary of Ford in 1922. While the brand is mainly sold in North America and the Middle East, Ford plans to export to China by the end of 2014. Currently seven models are offered. The MKS and MKZ sedans; MKT, MKX and MKC CUVs; and the Navigator and Navigator L SUVs. Leland was a former manager of GM’s Cadillac division who formed the company with his son Wilfred. The company was named after Abraham Lincoln,...

Ford Motor Company's Glass House
2014-04-13 07:51:53

The Ford Motor Company is an American automobile manufacturer with its  headquarters located in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded by Henry Ford at 39 years old and incorporated on June 16, 1903. It is described by Forbes as "the most important industrial company in the history of the United States." Ford would go on to become one of the world's largest and most profitable companies and is one of the largest family-controlled companies in the world. Henry Ford made an attempt at an...

Troller Pantanal
2014-02-20 12:56:37

Troller Veiculos Especiais S/A (Troller) is an off-road vehicle manufacturer from Brazil that was founded by Rogerio Farias in 1995. The first prototype vehicle was produced in 1996. In 1997, the company was bought by Mario Araripe and formed a partnership to produce vehicles. The first vehicle Troller manufactured was a gasoline powered T4 with mass production beginning 1999. In 2005, in Angola, Africa a manufacturing plant opened to also produce the T4. In January 2007, Ford do...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.