“It’s very, very affordable, less than two dollars a gallon,” says Kelly Blue Book analyst Alec Gutierrez. “It get’s you HOV access in states like California. But, the big, big hurdle is the infrastructure isn’t quite available yet.”
“There’s been no change to what we announced in November,” said Ford Chief Operating Officer Mark Fields.
Part of it is an anomaly with this year’s calendar that saw much of Labor Day weekend pushed ahead into August.
The company has regained its investment grade status from a top ratings agency.
Some American style cars are coming to Europe. Crowds gathered around a Corvette Stingray and a Chevrolet Camaro.
Ford is showing a new S-Max at the Frankfurt show, which will hold its press preview days on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, before opening to the public on Thursday. Ford also has a new Mondeo with a Europe only Vignale trim. That’s a special upscale designation for people who want something more high end.
“I think it is a pretty strong warning signal that should be taken seriously,” said Claes Fornell, founder of the University of Michigan’s American Customer Satisfaction Index.
Cadillac’s sleek new Elmiraj concept car will give you an idea of where the brand is heading, as it tries to compete with upscale imports from BMW and Mercedes.
Town leaders in Ocean City will consider a proposal that would allow surf fishermen to drive up to the shore break.
Everything the article says is true, other than the name of the fictional vehicles, and made up quotes from Ford Product Development VP Raj Nair.
The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra have become the first pickup trucks to get five star rankings in the new, tougher crash tests done by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
“It’s been an absolute runaway sales success, as well as a critical success,” said Jamal Hameedi, Ford’s chief engineer for performance vehicles. “It’s been put up against the cream of the crop in Europe… and it’s come out on top in just about all of its comparison tests.“