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US: Lincoln pursues younger, affluent buyers with premium services and options


Ford is again rejuvenating the ailing luxury brand Lincoln, pouring billions of dollars into its development and turning it hip with ads that star actor Matthew McConaughey or luring younger, more affluent drivers with perks such as Venetian leather cockpits and personal services. Lincoln has taken a page from the world’s greatest reservoir of luxury ideas – the fashion business – ...
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