Something funny is happening at Ford. Despite very heavy competition from a host of automakers, Ford is gaining market share at a brisk pace -- and it's doing so thanks in part to the success of eco-friendly, tech-heavy cars and crossovers. From January through May of this year, Ford gained nearly full point of market share in the U.S., ending at 16.2 percent. A full point may not sound like much, but remember, growing market share isn't just a matter of selling more vehicles; it's a matter of luring customers away from other brands. That said, Ford also saw double-digit sales growth during...
2011 Ford Fiesta Gets Sync Voice Control for Smartphone Apps
Well, you can't say Ford (NYSE:F) isn't pulling out all the stops to ensure the launch of its subcompact 2011 Ford Fiesta will be a smashing success. The last piece of news to trickle out of the Ford machine is that the 2011 Fiesta four-door sedan and five-door hatchback will be the first Fords to...John Voelcker
Car and Driver Names Ford Fusion Hybrid one of 10 Best
Ford might need to upsize their trophy case for all the awards the new Fusion is winning. Just two weeks ago, the Fusion was awarded Motor Trend's golden calipers as the 2010 Car of the Year, beating out the Honda Insight, the Lexus HS 250h, and the Toyota Prius, among numerous others. Now Car and...Robert Scardino
NADAguides.com Calls Fusion Hybrid 'Hidden Gem'
Vehicle valuation company, NADA Appraisal Guides, published a list of five 'hidden gems of the auto industry' today. The Buick Enclave, Pontiac G5, Volkswagen CC, Lincoln MKS, and our favorite, Ford Fusion Hybrid rounded out the list. NADA describes the Fusion Hybrid as 'easy on the planet, easy on...Robert Scardino