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    Report: Ford looks to protect logo from Toronto mayor followers
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    One is a member of the Detroit Three and the maker of the Mustang, Fusion, Explorer and F-150. The other is an admitted loudmouthed, drunk-driving, crack-smoking mayor in Canada. Unfortunately for one, it shares its name with the other. Yes, Ford Motor Company is going to great lengths to keep ...

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    Official: Blue Oval no longer in hock as Ford credit rating upgraded
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    Moody's upgraded Ford's credit rating to investment grade today, the final step for the company to be able to reclaim its Blue Oval. Ford had offered its globally recognized trademark as part of a 2006 loan package. According to the Detroit Free Press, the collateralized logo and the rest of ...

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    Report: Ford projecting 50% sales growth by 2015
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    Alan Mulally has done a lot of good for the Blue Oval brand, but the Ford CEO still has big plans for the automaker. In fact, Mulally's goal is to see a 50 percent increase in global sales by the year 2015. An ambitious target, which would see Ford selling nearly eight million vehicles around the ...

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    Ford to outsell GM in March?
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    March sales don't end until Thursday evening, but an Edmunds sales forecast suggests that Ford could beat General Motors in sales for the first time since February, 2010. The Blue Oval is projected to sell 210,000 vehicles for the month, up 34 percent from February figures. Edmunds sees GM having ...

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    Report: Alan Mullaly, Bill Ford Jr. get huge bonuses from Blue Oval *Update
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    Ford Motor Company Executive Chairman Bill Ford, Jr. and Chief Executive Alan Mulally have reportedly been given big-time bonuses by the Blue Oval for keeping things moving when General Motors and Chrysler filed for bankruptcy. Mulally received $56.5 million worth of Ford stock before taxes and ...

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    Ford to add 7,000 workers to U.S. manufacturing in next two years
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    Ford has announced plans to start a hiring onslaught and over the course of the next two years the automaker will add more than 7,000 employees to its ranks. Hiring both salaried and hourly employees, Ford is looking for a few good men and women in the States. In 2011, it plans to hire around ...

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    Ford's Big Goal in 2011: Get out of junk status, lower loan rates
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    2010 was a banner year for Ford Motor Company. Market share and profits were as good as they've been in years, and there is genuine buzz surrounding the Blue Oval's cars and trucks. Heck, even Ford's stock has been a monumental success. But not all that glitters is gold, as Ford is still mired in ...

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    Report: Ford looking to divest nearly all of remaining Mazda stake
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    2011 Mazda BT-50 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Any casual observer of the automotive industry today could tell you that American automakers have been shedding entangled divisions like a dog in the springtime. While Chrysler teamed up with Fiat, General Motors got rid of Hummer, ...

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    Ford unhinges rest of its Explorer-filled, SEMA-bound toybox
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    Galpin Auto Sports Explorer – Click above for high-res image gallery of Ford customs to debut at SEMA
    SEMA 2010 is just around the corner and Ford has supplied a number of vehicles to various aftermarket tuning companies ahead of the festivities. The 2011 Ford Explorer is just one of the ...

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    Ford settles $131m Explorer rollover case
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    Ford's second-generation Explorer has just cost the company $131 million. Despite the popularity of the seminal SUV, it's had more than its fair share of legal scrapes regarding its rollover resistance. And while the Explorer/Firestone tire kerfuffle has long since exited the headlines, the Blue ...

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    Review: 2011 Ford Fiesta SES promises the democratization of fun
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    2011 Ford Fiesta SES – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Remember when economy cars offered few concessions beyond roll-your-own windows, rear window defrosters and AM radios? It was only a handful of years ago that features on our 2011 Ford Fiesta SES tester would've qualified it for ...

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    Ken Block reveals possible Fiesta special edition collaboration with Ford in the works
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    Ken Block Gymkhana 3 Fiesta – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Ken Block isn't a World Rally Championship legend by any stretch, but thanks to his immensely entertaining Gymkhana videos, the glorified shoemaker can definitely lay claim to the title of YouTube Legend. And with Ford ...

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    Video: Mulally unwittingly confirms next-gen Ford Ranger for U.S. market? [*UPDATED]
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    Alan Mulally on CNBC – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Our trusty spy photographers have captured the next-generation Ford Ranger out testing several times now, but speculation continues to swirl over whether or not this trucklet will be available for U.S. consumption. After ...

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    Ford: Aftermarket replacement parts can be inferior, possible safety hazards
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    Today's autos are chock-full of safety equipment that vastly improves your chances of survival in the event of a crash. And if an automaker wants to achieve the best crash test scores, it has to ensure that parts like bumper beams, air bag sensors and radiator supports perform properly during a ...

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    Take rate on Brembo package for 2011 Ford Mustang higher than expected
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    2011 Ford Mustang GT – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As a general rule, the things that us car journalists typically enjoy – things like manual transmissions, no-frills interiors and wagon variants – don't necessarily sell well. The same can be said for expensive ...

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    Report: 2011 Ford F-150 to get 3.7L V6, 5.0L V8 and 3.5L Ecoboost V6
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    Ford F-150 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    When the 2011 Ford F-150 arrives this Fall, it will reportedly get an all-new powertrain lineup. Ford already officially confirmed several months ago that the light-duty pickups would be getting the first rear-wheel drive application of the ...

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    Ford Explorer teasers keep coming, model to debut July 26 in NYC
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    2011 Ford Explorer teaser images – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The agonizing 2011 Ford Explorer striptease continues, made somewhat less painful by the fact that we now have what appears to be a solid unveil date and location. While the company has rolled out two new detail shots ...

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    Ford to limit 2011 Shelby GT500 production to 5,500 units
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    2011 Ford Shelby GT500 – click above for high-res image gallery
    We've just gotten off the horn with Ford's SVT performance division, and we've learned that the Blue Oval's hot-rod arm is going to limit production of the 2011 Shelby GT500 to 5,500 units for this model year. According to Ford ...

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    Mercury production to cease in late September?
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    If Automotive News is correct – and they usually are – it looks like Mercury won't make it to Thanksgiving this year. Heck, they won't even make it through Halloween according to a new report. AN is saying that three dealers have come with forward with news of the automaker's plans. ...

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    Video: Ford shows off 2011 Explorer air leak and panel gap tests
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    2011 Ford Explorer goes through air leak testing – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Today's vehicles are quieter than ever, and while that's partially thanks to new computer modeling techniques, it also has plenty to do with repeated testing of each and every vehicle seal. For ...

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