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2014-08-01 04:20:23

Domestic Truck, Utility Vehicles Driving Strength in Average Transaction Prices IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 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 $32,556 in July 2014. New-car prices have increased by $662 (up 2.1 percent) from July...

2014-07-31 20:20:46

Grand Ledge Ford performs oil changes, brake and tire service in Lansing, Mich. LANSING, Mich., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- While many new and used car dealerships have always maintained a focus on vehicle sales, Grand Ledge Ford, a Ford dealership in Lansing, Mich., is shifting its focus to auto repair and vehicle maintenance procedures such as oil changes, brake service and tire replacement. The Ford dealership now provides drivers with the auto repair and vehicle...

2014-07-31 16:21:35

Award-winning service among the many benefits provided by the Buckner Ford dealer KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With such a large number of dealerships in the Western Missouri area, it is becoming increasingly difficult for consumers to find the one that is most capable of fulfilling all of their automotive desires--until now. Matt Ford, a Ford dealer near Blue Springs MO, continues to separate itself from the competition with its useful website and...

2014-07-31 16:20:58

SANTA ROSA, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ZAP (ZAAP), an Electric Vehicle (EV) automotive company incorporated in California and headquartered in Santa Rosa, California, and its subsidiary Jonway Auto aligns its companies' strategy and priorities to fully utilize the comprehensive multi-billion dollar EV stimulus program announced by the Chinese government on July 14(th )by China's General Office of the State Council. This announcement commits the central government to...

2014-07-31 12:22:28

Hertz Opens 17 New Hertz Local Edition Locations NAPLES, Fla., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ) continues to add to its neighborhood market network with the opening of another 17 Hertz Local Edition locations in 13 states (listed below). These new locations are in addition to the approximately 80 neighborhood locations opened since January 2014, and more than 2,900 locations currently open across the U.S. The openings are part of a company-wide strategy...

2014-07-31 08:23:04

A First For the Auto Industry - Held in Conjunction with the Connected Car Expo at CTIA's Super Mobility Week in Las Vegas, Sept. 8, 2014 LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford Motor Company announced today that it will hold the auto industry's first app developer conference on Sept. 8 as part of the Connected Car Expo taking place at Super Mobility Week, Sept. 8-11, 2014 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center. The conference will be followed by an overnight hackathon where...

2014-07-30 20:20:30

Spacious, redesigned cargo van currently available at Matt Ford in Buckner KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Business owners in the Kansas City area continue to flock to the Ford Transit, as the cargo van comes with a variety of options that help to set it apart from the competition. Those who have been considering adding the Transit to their team are sure to appreciate that the commercial van is all-new for the 2015 model year, and the redesign has helped to...

2014-07-30 16:21:14

New Hampshire car shoppers utilize digital resources to make at-home car shopping easy PORTSMOUTH, N.H., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The car shopping process often feels daunting for those who haven't bought a new car in recent years. While visits to the car lots are still necessary, dealerships like Portsmouth Ford in New Hampshire are allowing consumers to do most of their car shopping from the comfort of their own homes. Photo -...

2014-07-30 16:21:07

INDUSTRY EXECUTIVES LEARN HOW EVOLVING TECHNOLOGIES AND FUEL-ECONOMY RULES WILL CHANGE COLLISION REPAIR REQUIREMENTS AND TECHNIQUES DETROIT, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Connected vehicles and tough new fuel-economy regulations rapidly are transforming the basic DNA of the world's cars and trucks, and that means collision-repair professionals soon will find their jobs much more demanding, requiring more know-how and entailing more complexity, according to auto industry leaders...

2014-07-30 12:22:06

DEARBORN, Mich., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ford is the presenting sponsor of the 67th annual Bronner Brothers International Hair Show & Convention, which kicks off this weekend in Atlanta -- Ford is bringing together some of the country's top natural hair industry experts for a panel discussion hosted by LaTavia Roberson of R&B Divas Atlanta and a Grammy Award winner -- Ford will give away the keys to a 2015 Mustang to a Bronner...


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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