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Ford to Pursue JV Partner in China for All-Electric Vehicles

Ford to Pursue JV Partner in China for All-Electric Vehicles

| August 22, 2017

With China’s emergence as both one of the world’s largest consumer automobile markets and a country whose rapid expansion has noticeably lead to stifling air pollution, Ford’s recent decision to find a JV partner for all electric vehicles in that country makes tremendous business sense. For its part, Ford has already invested $4.5 billion to […]

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Ford Sales in China Rise Slightly in February

Ford Sales in China Rise Slightly in February

| March 8, 2017

Ford and its joint ventures in China sold 64,641 vehicles in February, up 2 percent compared to February 2016. Sales in the first two months for Ford, including JVs Changan Ford Automobile and Jiangling Motor Corporation, totaled more than 153,000 vehicles, a 21 percent decrease. Sales of Ford’s large SUVs, the Edge and Everest, and […]

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Ford Sales in China Drop Sharply in January

Ford Sales in China Drop Sharply in January

| February 13, 2017

Ford and its joint ventures in China sold more than 88,000 vehicles in January however total sales for the company, including JVs Changan Ford Automobile and Jiangling Motor Corporation, were down 32 percent versus January 2016.  The company attributed the negative results to two factors: Many Chinese buyers pulled ahead the purchase of vehicles late […]

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Ford Exporting New F-150 to China

Ford Exporting New F-150 to China

| February 7, 2017

Ford has started shipping its all-new 2017 F-150 Raptor to China, a first for the company. F-150 Raptor features a  purpose-built engine, chassis and suspension – all of which enable it to travel fast over challenging desert landscapes or crawl along rocky terrain. Exported as a four-door SuperCrew model, the second-generation F-150 Raptor leverages the […]

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Upgrade Makes Earlier Ford Models Fully Connected

Upgrade Makes Earlier Ford Models Fully Connected

| January 30, 2017

With the rising demand for connected vehicles, even those that are not the latest model year, Ford has taken connectivity forwards — and backwards. Consider: Ford is now providing its SmartLink system to owners of 2010 – 2016 model-year Ford and Lincoln vehicles not equipped with a modem access to a wide array of connectivity […]

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Ford Down Shifts to Net Loss of $800 Million in Q4

Ford Down Shifts to Net Loss of $800 Million in Q4

| January 26, 2017

Ford Motor Company reported a net loss of $800 million in the fourth quarter of 2016 – hindered by special charges associated with the company’s pension plans and the cancellation of a plant in Mexico. Revenue for the fourth quarter dropped 4% to $38.7 billion on lower worldwide wholesales, including a U.S. sales decline of 2% […]

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