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What Is It?

...Glenn Widner: "The 1949 was called the car that saved Ford Motor Co. After World War II, Ford was in financial difficulty...million cars sold and it has been credited with 'saving Ford Motor Co.' After I had looked for a match for this roof line...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-05-22/what-it
Recall on auto air bags double for Takata in US

...vehicles worldwide because of the problem.Before Takata, the largest recall in U.S. history was in 1980 when Ford Motor Co. had to fix 21 million cars and trucks with automatic transmissions that could slip into reverse.The Takata recall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-19/recall-auto-air-bags-doubl
Auto recalls

Ford, LincolnDETROIT - Ford Motor Co. has issued four new recalls involving hundreds of thousands of vehicles in North America.Ford's recalls include cars, trucks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-05-07/auto-recalls
Toyota, Mazda announce 'long-term partnership' in technology

...announced collaboration on fuel cells with BMW in 2013.Mazda used to have a powerful partner in Dearborn-based Ford Motor Co., which bought 25 percent of Mazda in 1979, and raised it to 33.4 percent in 1996. But Ford began cutting ties...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-13/toyota-mazda-announce-long
More vehicles recalled for problem Takata air bag inflators

...deployed with too much force, which has affected a range of automakers including Honda Motor Co., Chrysler, BMW and Ford Motor Co. At least six people have died worldwide due to that defect.When combined with the earlier recalls, Toyota's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-13/more-vehicles-recalled-pro
Auto Shanghai 2015 introduces new Ford Taurus as American automakers appeal to Chinese need for big back seats

...joining the race to appeal to Chinese business buyers by offering bigger, more luxurious back seats.The Taurus, Ford Motor Co.'s first full-size sedan in China, is part of what CEO Mark Fields says is a multiyear effort to expand the U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-04-23/auto-shanghai-2015-introduces
GM, Ford, Nissan, Fiat Chrysler report April sales gains

...top-selling vehicle, rose only 3 percent to just under 38,000, but that was still the best April ever for the trucks.Ford Motor Co. posted a 5 percent gain for its best April in nine years. The Dearborn, Michigan, automaker sold more than 222...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-01/gm-ford-nissan-fiat-chrysl
What Is It?

...photograph last time showed the taillight of a 1957 Continental, a car that has been in the news recently because Ford Motor Co. announced that after 13 years, it was bringing back the luxury automobile.The 1957 ? and the identical 1956...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-04-09/what-it
Ford brings back Lincoln Continental

...Now, the Lincoln Continental is back.Thirteen years after the last Con tinental rolled off the assembly line, Ford Motor Co. is resurrecting its storied nameplate. The new Continental will debut in concept form at this week's New York...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-30/ford-brings-back-lincoln-c
Auto workers president rejects lower-tier of wages

...the UAW already has too many tiers of lower wages.Williams was responding to reports that General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co. may propose a third tier of pay. He already is under pressure from union members to end a second tier of wages that's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-25/auto-workers-president-rej