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Aviator, Cosmopolitan, Zephyr and Blackwood are among past names

With the return of Continental and the emergence of the all-new 2018 Navigator as the defacto Lincoln flagship, it doesn't take a cryptographer to read the writing on the wall: Lincoln is re-embracing proper model names. During the 2018 Lincoln Navigator first drive press launch, Lincoln group vice president (and now also Ford's chief marketing officer) Kumar Galhotra confirmed that the switch to Continental from what had been the MKS in Lincoln's lineup has indeed been a positive one as increa

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Ford's unsold inventory stretches up to 162 days on the Continental

The shutdowns will affect 15,000 people.

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This is the third set of Fords found with marijuana in the past three months.

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Several models are affected, from Fiesta ST to Lincoln MKZ.

Over 200,000 cars included in each recall.

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The list includes the Ford GT, Mustang, and Fusion.

This recall only affects passenger side airbags.

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Electric Six singer Dick Valentine loves the treble.

Wise cracks and hot tracks with the MKZ's 1200-watt stereo.

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The automotive week in review for 5.27.16.

The first 2017 Acura NZX rolls off the line in Ohio and Lincoln may be ditching some initials for a classic nameplate. Senior Editor Greg Migliore reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute.

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Lincoln execs don't see a rear-wheel drive niche model on the company's horizon. They first want to focus on the brand's rejuvenation through mainstream vehicles and increased sales.

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Lincoln makes a plethora of upgrades to the refreshed 2017 MKZ including a new face, engine, interior updates, and additional driver assistance tech.

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2017 Refresh Brings New Interior And Optional 3.0L Twin-Turbo V6

What's not to like about high horsepower, torque vectoring, and a return to physical knobs and buttons for interior controls?

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Ford is issuing six campaigns to bring in nearly 382,000 vehicles for repairs across North America. They include potential problems with the Windstar, F-150, Fusion, Taurus, and more.

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Ford is issuing two recalls that cover a total of 442,300 vehicles in North America. One is for 422,814 cars for a possible power steering fault, and the other is for 19,486 units of the 2015 Mustang with the 2.3-liter EcoBoost for high underbody temperatures.

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Ford is expanding its door-latch recall to an additional 156,000 vehicles in North America because the doors might not close, or could open while driving. The affected models include certain years of the Fiesta, Fusion and Lincoln MKZ, and the majority are in the US.

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Ford is recalling 591,177 vehicles from multiple model lines in four separate campaigns. The largest problem affects the possibility of fracturing bolts in cold-weather states.

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Ford has issued yet another recall over faulty door latches, this time affecting the Fiesta, Fusion, and Lincoln MKZ from model years 2012 to 2014.

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With gas prices down, that means green car sales are likely to decline as well. TrueCar's TrueSavings report has the evidence to support that idea, with one electric car and two hybrids among the top five in January for the biggest transaction price savings compared to MSRP.

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Lincoln and Matthew McConaughey are back together with a pair of new commercials, this time working on behalf of the MKZ and MKZ Hybrid. The spots, "Balance" and "Diner," are new, but the formula is the same - cinematic, contemplative, channeling more than a bit of True Detective.

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Custom Program Launches In December On MKZ, MKC

"We're really trying to simplify for the customer on their terms." – Paul Bucek

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It's no secret that Lincoln has received short shrift from the Ford Motor Company for years, and former CEO Alan Mullay even wanted to kill the whole thing off when he ran things. Today, things appear to be trending in a different direction. Fresh investment has helped enable a sizable marketing push for its well-regarded MKC compact crossover, a couple of awards for the company and plant the seeds for a major expansion into China. While the situation is still in the early going, it looks like L