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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 ...

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    Report: Lincoln to resurrect old nameplates for China?
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    Judging by the success that many luxury automakers are currently experiencing in China, it's no surprise that Lincoln plans to take advantage of the situation by peddling its wares across the Pacific. Lincoln will open its first Chinese dealership next year, but potential buyers there won't be ...

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    Recalls: Ford recalling 370,000 Crown Vic, Grand Marquis and Town Car models
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    The Detroit News is reporting that Ford will recall some 370,000 Crown Victoria (pictured), Mercury Grand Marquis and Lincoln Town Car vehicles from model years 2005 through 2011, for an issue regarding the lower intermediate steering shaft. 355,000 of the vehicles in question were sold in the ...

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    Report: Ford faces class-action lawsuit for selling vehicles without brake override systems
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    A total of 20 Ford customers are suing the automaker in a class-action lawsuit for selling vehicles "vulnerable to unintended acceleration." According to Reuters, the suit names 30 models built between 2002 and 2010 with electronic throttle control systems but without a brake override system. ...

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    Report: How the demise of Lincoln's Town Car has kick-started a limo revolution
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    The deaths of the Ford Crown Victoria and the Lincoln Town Car have meant overhauls of three high-profile American fleets: police, taxi and livery car. Just as police fleets are more open to considering other options and a Nissan van is the new face of the NYC taxi, livery car companies are ...

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    Report: How many limos does the U.S. government actually use?
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    Limos are evil or at least the people who ride in them are. That's the takeaway we get after learning that the United States government is getting out of having so many, or at least counting as many, according to The Huffington Post. By 2010, the U.S. government owned 412 limos, according to ...

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    Official: Cadillac to show XTS town car at Vegas LCT show [w/poll]
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    Town Car may be a nameplate still associated with Lincoln, but as any New Yorker will tell you, it's also a class of car and its application: large domestic luxury sedans used as chartered taxi cabs preferred by executives and highly valued professionals to get from one meeting to the next ...

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    Report: These are American senior citizens' favorite cars
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    The stereotype of elderly drivers preferring Lincolns and Buicks has to come from somewhere. TrueCar.com took a look at the past two years of car sales to buyers at least 65 years old and found a couple common threads. The first thing these buyers are looking for is familiarity. The nameplates ...

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    How Ford plans to phase out the best-selling E-Series
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    In a commercial market where "change" is a four-letter word, Ford has a lot of explaining to do. It is not often that an automaker decides to dump a best-selling vehicle line, one that's dominated its segment for decades. But Ford's commercial vehicle team is doing it not once, but twice. ...

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    Report: Cadillac to market new XTS to the Town Car set
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    General Motors is hoping to snag buyers who'd otherwise be driving an Audi A6, BMW 5 Series or Mercedes-Benz E-Class when it launches the new Cadillac XTS next year. That may prove a tall order, but the General is going about it in an interesting way. Rather than (or in addition to) marketing ...

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    Report: Ford victorious in requesting legal reversal of $43M fatal crash judgment
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    In 2003, a Lincoln Town Car driven by John and Dora Jablonski burst into flames when it was hit from behind, the fire taking the life of John and severely burned Dora. The accident turned into a court case, which resulted in a $43 million judgment against Ford Motor Company. Now, however, that ...

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    Lincoln debuts new MKT Town Car and Limousine
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    Lincoln MKT Town Car – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Lincoln Town Car is a the ride of choice for limousine companies and car services around the world. One problem, we're rapidly approaching the official death knell of the panther platform, and that means that soon enough ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: 1993 Lincoln Town Car Limo ready for apocalyptic prom
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    1993 Lincoln Town Car Apocalimo – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It really is only a matter of time before our society dissolves into nothing more than the hollowed out shell of its former self populated by roving bands of blood-thirsty cubicle drones. We've seen the Mad Max saga, ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Faux Rolls-Royce Phantom hearse means you can go out as a fraud, too
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    Lincoln Town Car turned Rolls-Royce Hearse – Click above for high-res image gallery
    In this situation you might think we'd be at a loss for words. However, a Lincoln Town Car hearse cut to look like a Rolls-Royce Phantom gets our little fingers fluttering. Sadly, most of what we want to ...

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    Ford and Canadian Auto Workers reportedly reach a deal
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    Ford Motor Company and the leadership of the Canadian Auto Workers union have reached a tentative agreement after a marathon four-day wrap-up to negotiations. Union membership needs to approve the deal, which will guarantee a Great White North presence for Ford until at least 2012. Voting is ...

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    (Black and) Blue Oval: Ford of Canada labor costs reportedly world's highest
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    it wasn't long ago that U.S. automakers were producing a high percentage of their new products in Canada because labor costs were lower up north than are here in the States. The cost paradigm changed considerably after GM and Chrysler went into Chapter 11 reorganization, as the ailing automakers ...

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    Top 10 Cars You Should Drive on a First Date
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    Click above to view Top 10 Cars You Should Drive on a First Date
    Back in November, we did a post titled Top 10 Cars You Should Never Drive on a First Date. Many readers told us that we needed a Top 10 list of the cars you should drive on a first date. The only problem is that we're less qualified ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Lincoln Town Car(nage)
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    Click above for gallery of the Lincoln Town Car(nage)
    When is a 1996 Lincoln Town Car with 114,000 miles on the clock worth $15,098? The correct answer should be never. In this case, however, the answer is when someone supposedly drops $45,000 worth of work into one to make a fake Bentley Arnage. ...

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    Ford to shutter Ontario plant sometime in 2010
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    Despite the lack of a formal announcement (nor any real surprise), the Detroit News has the inside scoop on Ford's plan to close its Ontario plant after production of the Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis and Lincoln Town Car ceases, likely by the end of 2010.The 2.6-million square foot ...

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    Ford's RWD offerings are focused on fleets
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    While most of us haven't even thought about the big rear-drive Ford sedans much lately (unless one was wearing taxi or limo livery), those cars have received a lot of attention internally at Ford. The Lincoln Town Car, Mercury Grand Marquis and Ford Crown Victoria have moved from active duty to ...

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