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Europe: Ford outpaces German growth

Europe: Ford outpaces German growth

According to the chief of the German ford unit, who discussed with German business magazine WirtschaftsWoche, the US brand managed to lift sales last year in the country by 6 percent – climbing roughly twice as fast as the overall market. The second largest US automaker has been faced with […]

Europe: Ford to increase production in Germany

Europe: Ford to increase production in Germany

While the second-largest US automaker still has trouble with the slowing European recovery and still bleeds money at the regional unit, demand has prompted Ford to lift the pace of production at factories in Saarlouis and Cologne, Germany. The European region is proving even more difficult than expected, with zonal […]

Russia: Ford to add Fiesta production as Focus declines

Russia: Ford to add Fiesta production as Focus declines

The country’s auto market has collapsed under a crisis triggered by the economic and political situation, leaving global automakers that invested massively into localizing production scrambling for restructuring plans. The second largest Us automaker, one of the automakers deeply involved in Russia has announced it would start building the smaller […]

Europe: New Ford Focus gets launched in Romania

Europe: New Ford Focus gets launched in Romania

The Golf rival has continued its advancements on the European markets with the latest national media tests, followed by the launch in Romania, where Ford is also one of the automakers that has production facilities. The European arm of the US automaker has entered the Romanian market since 2008 and […]

US: dwindling electric auto sales bring price cuts

US: dwindling electric auto sales bring price cuts

The battery-operated electric cars have been heralded as the response to global warming and increased pollution. The only issue? They’re not selling well enough to make a difference. In fact, they’re almost not selling at all, and the reasons are numerous and simple: the technology is still young and there […]

Recall roundup: Ford Focus in China

Recall roundup: Ford Focus in China

Ford, which counts the Focus model as its best-selling nameplate in the world’s largest auto market has announced it has moved to recall 191,770 Focus sedan cars, believed to have a defective part that could lead to a fuel leak fire risk. The recall was ordered to change the faulty […]

Focus leads Ford’s China sales increases

Focus leads Ford’s China sales increases

Ford Motor Co. increased its China sales by 9% in August, partly thanks to the popularity of the Ford Focus compact car. The Dearborn automaker said on Thursday that it sold 77,506 wholesale vehicles in China in August, of which 28,305 were Focus cars. The China Association of Automobile Manufacturers […]