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2011-05-12 09:26:00

DEARBORN, Mich., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 2011 Ford F-150 SuperCrew has been named an IIHS Top Safety Pick for models built after February 2011. Ford now has 11 vehicles on the road that have earned Top Safety Pick ratings Ford F-150 features a number of safety and stability systems including Safety Canopy® side curtain airbags, AdvanceTrac® with RSC® (Roll Stability Control(TM)), SOS Post Crash Alert System(TM) and trailer sway...

2011-05-04 14:45:00

DEARBORN, Mich., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford EcoBoost engines add power, efficiency while upping sales to new buyers Ford EcoBoost((TM)) engine technology is attracting new customers to the Ford showroom. The Taurus SHO, often cross-shopped against BMW and Acura RL models, and the distinctively designed Flex with EcoBoost are bringing new faces into the Blue Oval family. Ford F-Series pickup trucks also are seeing strong consumer demand for the EcoBoost engine variant. EcoBoost is key...

2011-05-03 11:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford's April sales totaled 189,778, up 16 percent versus a year ago Cars up 26 percent, utilities up 11 percent, and trucks up 11 percent Ford brand sales up 25 percent Fiesta sales eclipse 9,000 for second month in a row Fusion and Escape set April sales records Explorer sales up 138 percent F-Series sales up 11 percent; new V6 accounts for 50 percent of 2011 F-150 retail sales Lincoln MKZ up 40 percent and MKX up 16 percent Consumer...

2011-04-28 13:05:00

DEARBORN, Mich., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ford 3.5-liter EcoBoost(TM) V6 engine represents 35 percent of 2011 F-150 pickup truck sales in April; incoming F-150 EcoBoost orders tracking at over 40 percent reflect strong consumer demand The Taurus SHO - featuring Ford EcoBoost power - enjoys the highest conquest rate in the large sedan segment, attracting new customers defecting from other brands EcoBoost engine availability is drawing new upscale customers to Ford brand...

2011-04-20 15:15:00

DEARBORN, Mich., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford's flagship sedan gets more fuel economy, technology, sportier dynamics The next Taurus, revealed this week at the New York Auto Show, adds sportier looks, torque vectoring control, curve control and MyFord Touch((TM)) powered by SYNC(®). For 2013, Ford's smartest sedan gets even smarter. Its all-new 2.0-liter EcoBoost((TM)) four-cylinder option offers up at least 31 mpg on the highway while the new standard 3.5-liter...

2011-04-19 19:21:00

NEW YORK, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford Taurus is even more refined for the 2013 model year - with better fuel economy, more technology, enhanced design, improved craftsmanship and sharpened driving dynamics New Taurus expected to deliver best-in-class fuel efficiency - at least 31 mpg highway - with the new 2.0-liter EcoBoost(TM) engine, while delivering horsepower comparable to competitive, normally aspirated V6 offerings New Ford Taurus SHO sedan is sportiest model yet to...

2011-04-05 13:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford's newest "Swap Your Ride" marketing campaign launches today with ads chronicling the experiences of actual consumers who were given the opportunity to swap their competitive-make vehicles for a Ford Ford's class-leading fuel economy is a consistent theme throughout the ads; Ford offers at least 12 vehicles that lead their segments in fuel economy, including four vehicles with EPA-certified 40 mpg or higher fuel economy ratings The Ford...

2011-03-17 09:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln received the highest score for durability in annual industry study of three-year-old vehicles Ford Motor Company has four award recipients in their respective model segments Lincoln MKZ is the second-highest performing vehicle in the study Lincoln received the highest score for long-term durability among all vehicle brands in the annual J.D. Power and Associates' 2011 Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS). The Lincoln MKZ is the...

2011-03-01 11:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford's February retail sales climbed 23 percent versus a year ago Best month ever for Fiesta; Focus retail sales up 43 percent year-over-year Explorer retail sales up 268 percent; Edge retail sales up 18 percent Fusion, Escape set sales records - Fusion up 40 percent; Escape up 19 percent Ford's total February sales (including fleet) were 156,626, up 14 percent Year-to-date sales were 283,943, up 14 percent; retail sales up 25 percent Ford...

2011-02-01 11:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford's January retail sales climbed 27 percent versus year ago - the largest retail sales increase to begin a year in more than a decade; retail sales were up 35 percent for cars, 22 percent for utilities and 24 percent for trucks Ford's total January sales (including fleet sales) were 127,317, up 13 percent, including a planned 27 percent decline in sales to daily rental companies Fresh off record-setting years, Fusion, Escape set January...


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