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    Official: Lincoln putting perfume on its sales

    Lincoln has a scent. But unlike those from Mustang, Lamborghini or even Shark by Tara, you can't buy it and you have to visit a Lincoln dealership to inhale its notes of jasmine hedione, mate tea leaves and tonka beans. Essence of Lincoln - that's what it's called - is being piped through the ...

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    Report: Ford requiring Lincoln dealers to spend $1 million each to renovate showrooms

    It looks like Cadillac isn't the only American luxury automaker throwing the hammer and nails at its showrooms. According to Automotive News, stand-alone Lincoln dealers located in urban areas are expected to spend at least $1 million in showroom renovations over the next two years. Executives ...

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    Report: Ford spells out new standards for Lincoln dealers

    Being a Lincoln dealer in the 21st century has been anything but easy, as Ford has been looking to shed its luxury brand dealers the past couple years. Then Blue Oval recently killed off Mercury, a brand Lincoln dealers traditionally used as a feeder program. And perhaps the biggest challenge has ...

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    Report: Lincoln skews volume toward urban centers, unnerves small town dealers

    Lincoln has apparently had enough of small-town life. According to Automotive News, Ford's luxury brand plans to give its dealerships in metropolitan areas the lion's share of production moving forward. The company says luxury buyers are typically centered around larger cities, and as such, up to ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #201 - Challenger 392, American Hyundais, Lincoln dealers, Mercedes B-Class, Green Car of the Year

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    We're back for Episode #201 of the Autoblog Podcast. Hosting this week are Chris Shunk, Dan Roth and Zach Bowman. Topics include the Dodge Challenger SRT8 392, Hyundai's claim to soon be building the most American cars on the U.S. ...

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    Report: Lincoln dealers refusing to upgrade stores until Ford shows future products

    According to Automotive News, some Lincoln dealers aren't willing to put up the cash for expensive showroom updates until their company shows them physical proof of future products. Ford has asked some dealers to spend as much as $1 million on facility upgrades, even while admitting that there ...

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    Report: Lincoln plans to close 200 metro dealers, upgrade the rest

    Lincoln Concept C – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Now that Ford has officially announced that its Mercury division would be going the way of the Dodo, and with Blue Oval-branded models like the Taurus SHO proving that the Dearborn automaker can indeed move itself a bit upmarket, ...

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    DetNews: Ford's slow revival of Lincoln taking heat from dealers

    2010 Lincoln MKT – click above for high-res image gallery
    In a nutshell, the problem with Lincoln is that on the Taurus SHO launch, Ford brought along an Audi A6 4.2 for comparison's sake. Says one Lincoln dealer, "It's hard to sell a $48,000 MKS when the Ford guy down the street has a ...


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