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2013 Model Year Gets Underway

2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

The 2013-model year has arrived, amid personnel shakeouts to bolster profitability at U.S. automakers on a global scale. It needs repeating. The focus on ‘product, product, product’ has given way to cries of ‘profit, profit, profit,’ a change faced by top executives in a market still gripped by sales problems and high operating costs keeping […]

So…what’s the latest auto fashion?

2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid now invades global markets, becoming a role model for automakers everywhere. Ford Fusion wins the gold medal, offering Hybrid edition sales that lift its ‘fully loaded’ suggested price to $38,665, equivalent to SRP of $36,800 on base Lincoln MK2. Fusion’s surge into global segments reflects market and styling updates. Fusion’s outreach […]

Crowning Of Mark Fields

DEARBORN, MI-The long-awaited crowning of Mark Fields as COO and CEO-to-be of Ford Motors took place here September 13, when Ford’s board of directors set a retirement date for Alan R. Mulally, who has been company CEO for six years of restructuring and skillful reorganization, without enduring a Federal bankruptcy sentence, like its domestic Big […]