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Lincoln is the domestic luxury vehicle brand of Ford Motor Company. Founded in 1917 by Henry Leland, the company was purchased by Ford in 1922 and has remained under its control ever since.

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    U-Turn: Weekly Recap: Racing legend Jim Hall explains Chevy's futuristic Chaparral concept
    Plus: Vettel Set To Join Ferrari, Toyota Mirai Fuel Cell Launches In 2016 And Lincoln Adds Black Label Line 1416672000

    "I said our cars are built to be winners." – Jim Hall Racing legend Jim Hall never thought he'd be a video game consultant, but when Chevrolet asked for his advice to create a futuristic Chaparral for the Vision Gran Turismo series, he was eager to help. He reviewed early sketches and suggested some changes that made it onto the concept, ...

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    Official: Lincoln dons the Black Label
    Custom Program Launches In December On MKZ, MKC 1416200460

    "We're really trying to simplify for the customer on their terms." – Paul Bucek Lincoln is launching a Black Label service and customization program in December at 32 dealerships across the country in a bid to attract new and more upscale customers. The Black Label program will be available on the MKC crossover and the MKZ sedan for $5,995 on ...

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    Recalls: Ford announces bevy of recalls, 2 of which are recalls on recalls
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    Ford has announced five separate recalls, affecting 202,000 vehicles built between 2005 and 2014. It's not been a great couple of weeks for Ford. On October 30, the company announced a 205,000-unit recall, and yesterday, it was revealed that the Ford brand's year-over-year sales were down over 5,000 units while the company itself was down 3,000 units ...

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    Featured: Five cursed and haunted cars
    From Franz Ferdinand To James Dean, Things That Go Honk In The Night 1414771020

    Any kid lucky enough to grow up in Detroit is familiar with the Henry Ford Museum. It's huge, full of shiny things and a great place to take a child and let them burn off some energy. After several field trips and weekend outings however, the dusty concept vehicles and famous aircraft tend to lose their punch for youngsters. As a fifth grader, I was ...

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    Recalls: Ford recalling 205k Edge and Lincoln MKX units for possible corrosion
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    After the horrible weather last winter, it's hard to look forward for the season to return this year. For those readers in much of the country, the snow is going to be flying soon, and with it comes salt on the roads. That means Ford's regional recall for the 2007-2008 Edge and Lincoln MKX arrives at the perfect time because they are at risk for ...

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    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #403
    Ford Invests $5B In Lincoln, McLaren 650S, Most Useful Driver Apps 1414530900

    Episode #403 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, Michael Harley, and Ronnie Fung of Autoblog Canada talk about the $5 billion investment Ford is making in Lincoln, the McLaren 650S, and the best apps for drivers. We start with what's in the garage and finish up with some of your questions, and for those of you who hung with us live ...

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    Submit Your Questions for Autoblog Podcast #403
    Ford Invests $5B In Lincoln, McLaren 650S, Most Useful Driver Apps 1414442640

    We're set to record Autoblog Podcast #403 this evening. Check out the topics below or drop us your questions and comments via the Q&A module. And don't forget to subscribe to the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes if you haven't already done so. To take it all in live, tune in to our UStream (audio only) channel at 10:00 PM Eastern tonight. Discussion Topics ...

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    Report: Lincoln's $5B revival bid hinges upon new D6 chassis
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    It's no secret that Lincoln has received short shrift from the Ford Motor Company for years, and former CEO Alan Mullay even wanted to kill the whole thing off when he ran things. Today, things appear to be trending in a different direction. Fresh investment has helped enable a sizable marketing push for its well-regarded MKC compact crossover, a couple ...

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    Video: SNL, Jim Carrey late to the Lincoln MKC ad spoof party
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    At this point, making fun of the Lincoln MKC ads starring Matthew McConaughey is getting pretty old, though apparently Lincoln loves it. The commercials have been airing for over a month, but Conan O'Brien, Ellen DeGeneres and even South Park have all taken their swipes at the spots with the smooth-talking actor monologuing about his new luxury crossover. ...

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    Official: Ford Q3 pretax profits drop to $1.18B
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    Following positive third quarter financial results recently from General Motors, rival Ford took a tumble in Q3. The automaker posted pre-tax profits of $1.18 billion, compared to about $2.59 billion in Q3 2013, a drop of around 54 percent. Net income also suffered with $835 million made in the quarter, versus $1.272 billion last year, a decline of about ...

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    Official: 2015 Ford F-150 named Truck of Texas, Lincoln and Jeep also awarded at Truck Rodeo
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    The Ford Motor Company has a lot of reasons to celebrate after winning eight categories in this year's Texas Auto Writers Association's annual Truck Rodeo. Most important among them, the Blue Oval's latest 2015 Ford F-150 earned the prestigious Truck of Texas award, ending the Ram 1500's two-year winning streak. The 2015 Lincoln MKC also grabbed the honor ...

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    Report: Why Lincoln says it's loving Ellen and Conan MKC ad spoofs [w/videos]
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    You would think that commercial being ridiculed across the Internet would be an advertising executive's worst nightmare, but that's not necessarily the case. At least not when it comes to Lincoln and its latest campaign to promote the new MKC. The campaign features Matthew McConaughey channeling his characters from True Detective and The Lincoln Lawyer, ...

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    Report: Is Lincoln MKC cutting into Cadillac SRX sales?
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    The two big American luxury brands of Cadillac and Lincoln are on surprisingly similar paths at the moment with both divisions hoping to redefine themselves and grow popularity. They're still early in the process with no clear winner yet, but things might actually be looking up for Lincoln's latest model, according to a monthly sales analysis from The ...

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    Official: NHTSA will investigate some Ford Fusion, Lincoln MKZ models for power steering issue
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    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is opening an investigation into the 2010-2012 Ford Fusion, Fusion Hybrid and Lincoln MKZ, the 2012 MKZ Hybrid and 2011 Mercury Milan because the agency has hundreds of complaints of electric power steering failure in these models. According to NHTSA's data, it has received 508 complaints of the power ...

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    Video: Ellen DeGeneres sends up Matthew McConaughey's Lincoln ad
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    Lincoln had to have known that when it released its new ad campaign for the new MKC with Matthew McConaughey, it would open itself up to a bit of good old fashioned ridicule. The television commercial was, after all, good for a laugh or two. And true to their mission, talk show hosts haven't missed the opportunity to have a little fun at Lincoln's and ...

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    Recalls: Ford recalling 850,000 cars and SUVs for airbag issues
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    Ford has announced a major recall of 850,000 vehicles from model years 2013 and 2014 due to a problem with the "restraints control module." According to Ford, a short circuit could develop in the module, causing the airbag warning light to illuminate. In more severe cases, dependent on where the short develops, the airbags and seatbelt pre-tensioners may ...

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    Auctions: 2002 Lincoln Continental concept should've made production, headed for auction instead
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    It seems like the retro design aesthetic in autos might be petering out, with even a former poster child like the Ford Mustang taking a step in a more modern direction. Sometimes those updates of old-school models really worked well, though. Just take a look above at the Lincoln Continental concept from 2002 that took the extruded shape of the 1960s ...

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    Official: Lincoln's first shipment of cars arrives in China
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    It has been two years since Lincoln first announced its plans to expand into China, and the first models destined for sale in the giant automotive market just came off the boat in Shanghai on September 10. It's going to be a few weeks before Chinese buyers actually have the chance to get behind the wheel, though. The first two models being offered to ...

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    First Drive: 2015 Lincoln Navigator
    EcoBoost Authority Does What It Can To Mask An Aging Package 1410796620

    Typically, when I approach a new vehicle launch, it's with a degree of optimism. Nowadays, we just expect that every new vehicle will pose a legitimate challenge to segment leaders. Mid-cycle refreshes, meanwhile, have taken on a greater degree of importance, as customers' preferences for the freshest vehicles remains strong and automakers rush to keep ...

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    Video: Conan O'Brien takes McConaughey's Lincoln ad to its logical conclusion
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    We all had to see this coming. Conan O'Brien has released a parody of Matthew McConaughey's new ads for the 2015 Lincoln MKC and remixed them with lines from one of his most critically acclaimed recent roles. The now much darker commercial probably isn't how Lincoln would prefer the MKC to be marketed, but really in a few of the actual ads, McConaughey ...

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