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2014-09-08 08:21:00

Brian P. MacDonald, President and CEO of Hertz Equipment Rental Business, to Serve as Interim CEO of Hertz NAPLES, Fla., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HTZ) ("Hertz" or "the Company") today announced that Mark Frissora has stepped down for personal reasons as the Company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. The Hertz Board of Directors has appointed Brian P. MacDonald, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation...

2014-09-05 16:20:55

Michigan-based automaker overhauls Dearborn factory; Maritime Ford readies itself MANITOWOC, Wis., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In order to produce the new all-aluminum-bodied 2015 F-150, Ford has to make some major alterations to its Dearborn, Mich. factory. On Aug. 22 the auto giant began the process of refashioning its factory after the last of the 2014 F-150 models had been produced at the Dearborn location. The plant is presently shut down. Photo -...

2014-09-04 04:20:23

Performance Brokerage Services announces the successful representation and sale of the Soutar family group of car dealerships, and NAPA Auto Parts retail store, in August 2014. The dealerships now fall under the leadership of John Jomehri of Mojave Auto Group South Incorporated. IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Performance Brokerage Services, an automotive dealership broker, is pleased to announce the successful representation of the Soutar family in the sale of four...

2014-09-03 23:00:25

Popular Bangalore based company grows self-drive car rental to second city Pune, India (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 The popular Indian self-drive car rental company, Zoomcar, has expanded to its second city, Pune. Zoom is unusual in the Indian car-rental space because it allows customer to drive themselves. Over 95% of the industry is chauffeur-driven, and what self-drive options exist are largely in the unlicensed and unregulated "informal economy". Pune is India's 7th...

2014-09-03 20:20:29

Unsuspecting Hertz Customers Surprised with Luxury Experience and Complimentary Dream Car Upgrades MIAMI and NAPLES, Fla., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hertz (NYSE: HTZ) today celebrated a milestone: the 25,000(th) rental of a Dream Car since the luxury collection of vehicles including Aston Martins, Ferraris, Bentleys and Lamborghinis was introduced in 2012. To commemorate this occasion, Hertz surprised five unsuspecting customers picking up their car rentals with a complimentary upgrade...

2014-09-03 12:20:49

Global auto supplier to provide transportation insights through panels, technology exhibit, vehicle-to-vehicle ride-and-drive and technical paper VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC) will be highly involved in the 21(st) World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) in Detroit, which brings an increased level of anticipation since it is taking place in the Motor City. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20001201/DEF008LOGO "Visteon...

2014-09-03 08:24:59

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) today provided guidance for its third quarter 2014 financial results. AK Steel said it expects to report net income of $0.05 to $0.10 per diluted share of common stock, representing a substantial improvement over its second quarter results. Severstal Dearborn Acquisition UpdateOn September 2, 2014, AK Steel was notified by the Department of Justice that the company has received early termination of the...

2014-09-03 08:22:10

Cars.com Reports ATPs Down Nearly 5% This Month CHICAGO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cars.com reports today that August's Average Transaction Price (ATP) for new light-vehicle sales in the United States was $29,670, down 4.6 percent (-$1,437) from August 2013 and 0.4 percent (-$114) from last month. "Consumers still prefer well-equipped vehicles, so even though the vehicles they're buying have lower base prices, they're buying the more expensive versions, which is positive news...

2014-09-03 04:20:26

General Motors Post Greatest Transaction Price Increases on SUV and Truck Lineups IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 3, 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 $32,495 in August 2014. New-car prices have increased by $851 (up 2.7 percent) from...

2014-09-02 23:10:14

Manufacturing Day™ 2014 adds Kronos Incorporated as a Silver Sponsor, as well as MSC Industrial Supply Co. and Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. as Bronze Sponsors. Rockford, Illinois (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 The roster of Manufacturing Day™ 2014 sponsors recently added three new supporters, with Kronos Incorporated joining as a Silver Sponsor while MSC Industrial Supply Co. and Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. have joined as Bronze Sponsors. Manufacturing Day sponsors provide the...


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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