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Ford starts production of new global Fiesta in Germany

Ford is ready to start making money on small cars, and the production of Job One of the new global Fiesta marks what the company is calling a "new global small-car era for Ford." Having just spent a month in Europe and very much liking the various Kas an

Prices and models of the new Ford Fiesta are announced

Ford has everything ready to start selling the new Fiesta in Europe next Fall. Prices start at €11,700 for gasoline variants, and €13,700 for diesels (prices shown are for the French market). If you want 5 doors instead of 3, you have to add €500 to the sticker price. Six different trims(Ambiente, Trend, ECOnetic, Ghia, Titanium and Sport, or Zetec S in the UK) and si

Ford UK pinning a lot on new Econetic models, including the Fiesta

We're fully aware that Ford will be bringing the 62mpg, 98g/km CO2Sebastian Blanco

U.S. Ford Fiesta to be well-equipped and profitable from the start

Traditionally U.S. car buyers have had an aversion to paying more than minimal prices for small cars, essentially preferring to "pay by the pound." That has posed a problem for automakers trying to meet fleet average fuel economy standards. If they can't sell enough smaller cars to pull up their fleet average, they have to spend a lot more money to raise the efficiency of bigger vehicles to compensate. The only way they have been able to sell small cars to Americans has been at rock-bottom price

Ford's new mini-car may have verve, but don't call it that

When Ford unveiled the concept version of their new B-class mini car at the Frankfurt Motor Show it was called the Verve. The production version of this car, which is expected to debut next March at the Geneva Motor Show to replace the current Fiesta, appears set to retain most of the visual verve of the concept, but it looks like Ford is taking a lesson from the Taurus/Five Hundred fiasco when it comes to naming. Rather than