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Report: Ford considering shutting down Mercury division

by Jeremy Korzeniewski (RSS feed) on May 27th, 2010 at 3:29PM

According to a report from Bloomberg, which is citing two unnamed sources who are supposedly "familiar with the plan," Ford is planning to close the doors on its Mercury division after 70 years of existence. If true, Mercury will join recently departed brands ranging from Plymouth, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Saturn and Hummer. We can't say that this news comes as a shocker, as analysts far and wide have been predicting such an event for the last few years, but Ford has repeatedly denied any plans to cancel its interplanetary division when questioned. For what it's worth, the Mercury brand has... Read More

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