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No Surprise: Ford halts RWD programs

by Damon Lavrinc (RSS feed) on Jan 12th, 2009 at 1:27PM

Ebb and flow. That's the way the petroleum market works, and if history holds true – and it normally does – then fuel prices are set to go up... again... and then some. So it's no surprise that Ford, GM and Chrysler – not to mention its competitors from across the Pacific – all brought out plenty of fuel-sipping models at this year's Detroit Auto Show. Nor is it surprising that J Mays, Ford's design chief, is telling the world that FoMoCo's rear-wheel-drive plans have been nixed."We've got other priorities," Mays told Automotive News/Autoweek, referring to both Ford... Read More

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