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Life much easier for Ford designers in a post-PAG world

2010 Ford Start concept – click above for high-res image gallery

REPORT: Ford sells off former PAG headquarters in Irvine

Not long ago, Ford's Premier Auto Group was filling the halls of a big office building in Irvine California. In recent years, Aston Martin, Land Rover and Jaguar were sent packing, and Lincoln dragged itself back to Detroit, leaving the halls lonely for sole survivor Volvo, which is also headed back to Rockleigh, New Jersey.

BMW buying Volvo rumour circulates again

Earlier this month, Autocar reported that BMW had expressed significant interest in buying the Volvo brand from Ford Motor Company early in 2007. The report claimed BMW had gone so far as to request financial data about the Swedish automaker.

Aston Martin makes a profit!

For the first time in forty years (!), Aston Martin has booked a profit, although theFord Premier Automotive Group to which it belongs lost about $100 million in 2005.

Ford scratching out a profit in Europe

Ford of Europe Chairman Lewis Booth (pictured with mischievous grin) was quoted Tuesday as confirming that Ford will be profitable in Europe in 2006, despite intense price competition and high prices for raw materials.