Ford unveils 2015 Focus

Ford is giving an advance look at the 2015 Focus, which will make its official debut at the New York International Auto Show, which opens April 17 at the Jacob Javits Center. According to data compiled by R.L. Polk/IHS Automotive, the Focus is the best-selling car model in...
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Houston Auto Show notes

The 2014 Houston Auto Show is open now through Sunday, offering visitors a chance to see not only what’s on dealer lots now but some of what will be coming to showrooms throughout the year. Whether you make the Houston Show or not, 2014 is a good year...
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European losses are sinking U.S. profits for Ford, GM

Ford Motor Company reported second-quarter earnings that were down nearly 57 percent and warned full-year results would be lower than 2011. Ford’s North American operations delivered positive news: operating profit rose 5.3 percent to a near-record $2.01 billion with operating margin rose from 9.8 percent to 10.2 percent....
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Moody’s returns Ford to investment grade

Moody’s raised its credit rating and outlook on Ford Motor Co. today, returning the automaker to investment grade. Moody’s cited the company’s strength in North America, strong liquidity, and sound financial discipline. The move lifts the rating on Ford’s senior unsecured debt to Baa3 from Ba2. It also...
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Harold “Red” Poling, former Ford CEO, 1925-2012

Harold A. Poling, better-known as “Red,” died Saturday at the age of 86. He was the former head of Ford Motor Co. who oversaw its restructuring and launch of key vehicles, including the company-saving Ford Taurus. A native of Troy, Michigan, Poling was living in Pacific Grove, California...
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