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In Memoriam Bill Ford

The last member of the Ford family to occupy a senior executive position Ford Motor Co. Chairman, William Clay Ford Jr., 88 “Bill Ford” passed this week from pneumonia. Bill was a grandson of Edsel Ford, and for most of his career occupied the position of Executive Chairman. His cousin, Edsel Ford II, filled positions […]

U.S. AUTO SALES REBOUND TO 1.6M

Chrysler, Ford GM Logos

The Motor City’s domestic Big Three auto sales recovered in 2013, edging closer to the 1.6 million mark for its highest industry total since 2007. This service had predicted the U.S. industry’s comeback last year and will go on record as a prophet for the 1.6 million mark in 2014 to be reached in the […]

AUTO SALES REBOUND IN U.S. BLITZ

2015 Kia 900

U.S. November sales staged an unexpected recovery attributed to a “Black Friday” advertising splurge prompted by cheaper lease and interest-rate offers, plus widely marketed “all-new” 2015 models and high numbers of pre-owned models among nearly all dealers. The build-up in CPOs, combined with the early flood of radically-styled 2015 models, sent U.S. sales up 8.9% […]