George Pipas on Ford’s sales for 2010

George Pipas Ford Motor Company - US Sales Analysis, Godron Chang, Forbes, John Batchelor, host of and myself talk about Ford's sales for 2010. Ford was up in sales for 2010, beating out Toyota in marketshare. How? Was it because of the relationship with their dealerships? or because of Alan Mulally? Why is Mercury [...]

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The changing faces of luxury cars

I've been waiting for today. My esthetician, Veronica, finally got back from France visiting her relatives. To me, Veronica is not a luxury, she is a necessity. While Veronica was working on my face I asked her about her trip. She talked about how conscientious the French were of the names on clothes and accessories. [...]

J.D. Shanahan, 2010 Lincoln MKZ

JD Shanahan is the Chief Engineer for the Lincoln MKZ. Shanahan has two cars with him: the 2009 Lincoln MKZ and a 2010 Lincoln MKZ. We put the old MKZ and the new MKZ back to back so that you can see the difference in exterior and interior design. The new 2010 Lincoln MKZ 5-passenger [...]

2009 Lincoln MKT concept at the 2008 Detroit auto show on Driving the Nation

2009 Lincoln MKT concept was unveiled at the 2008 Detroit auto show. Lincoln is the luxury brand of Ford, it used to be part of the Premier Automotive Group (PAG). Lincoln was quietly removed, Jaguar and Landrover are being sold off and Volvo will stay with Ford. Lincoln will have their hands full to meet [...]

Winners and Losers Year-To-Date by sales and percentages

All the talk is about the rivalry between the Big 3 and Toyota. Dig a little deeper and it's not Toyota that's number one, nor General Motors that comes in last. These numbers come from J.D. Powers Power Information Network (PIN) and are Year-To-Date as of September 30, 2007. Just like in “The Biggest Loser” [...]

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