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General Motors sales watched for effects of ignition switch recall

...percent.The same data show an even larger decline for Ford Motor Co. April is expected to be a rebound month in the U...percent, down 0.2 percentage points from a year ago.Ford Motor Co., GM's chief U.S. rival, is also off to a slow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-15/general-motors-sales-watch
Experts can be foolish at predicting information

...meet the fundamental technical requirements of a motorcar." Ernest Breech, the American inspector and president of Ford Motor Co., said the Volkswagen was not "worth a damn," and went back home and developed the Edsel.? David Rowe, a Decca...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-08/experts-can-be-foolish-predic
What Is It?

...Lincoln."Joe Bert: "It had a big engine, 430 cubic inches, the largest available in 1958. Has canted headlights. Ford Motor Co. designed it to outdo the luxury classes of the Cadillac. That was a big cruiser."Lloyd B. Schnuck Jr.: "A...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-03-27/what-it
Lions owner William Clay Ford dies at 88

...humanitarian who dedicated his life to the company and the community," William Clay Ford Jr., executive chairman of Ford Motor Co. and Lions vice chairman, said in a statement. "He also was a wonderful family man, a loving husband, father...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-03-09/lions-owner-william-clay-ford
Fairway Ford soon to upgrade Evans dealership

...to embark on an expansion project that will double its showroom by the end of 2014.With financial assistance from Ford Motor Co., the dealership will undergo its first major design overhaul since opening in 1995 at 4333 Washington Road. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-03-03/fairway-for
Apple makes iPhones more compatible with vehicles

...midsize sedan should be compatible with the system.A long list of other automakers, including General Motors Corp., Ford Motor Co. and Honda, also are drawing up plans for CarPlay, according to Apple.So far, GM, Honda, Hyundai and Audi have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-03/carplay-concept-advances-r
What Is It?

...back end. That problem was easily solved by placing weight in the trunk. I bought it from Stuart Walker at Walker Ford Motor Co. on Walton Way. To this day, I continue to own Fords. One is a 2001 Sport Trac, the other a 2002 Escape, and both...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-02-07/what-it
What is it?

...just dump trucks.KEYSVILLE, GA.: Glenn Widner wrote: "Some say the 1948 F-Series Ford is the truck that saved Ford Motor Co.; some say the 1949 Ford car was. Both 1948 trucks and 1949 cars were new designs, and Ford sales soared. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-01-23/what-it
What Is It?

...a concept car introduced in 1955. Fully operational, it was built by Ghia entirely by hand in Turin, Italy, for Ford Motor Co. at a cost of over $250,000 (2014 equivalent: $2.2 million). It featured a Plexiglas bubble top and a 300-horsepower...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-02-27/what-it
What Is It?

...Still, it gave the company a black eye, although the Ford Motor Co. was eventually acquitted."One of the most popular...lists because of the safety issue it had. In 1978, Ford Motor Co. agreed to recall 1.5 million Pinto and 30,000...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-02-20/what-it