Ford Motor Co.’s Chief Operating Officer Mark Fields talked about the unique roll out of the new 2015 Mustang — the sixth generation of the iconic 50-year-old pony car which took place in Dearborn and other continents — and also of helping Metro Detroiters in a far flung conversation during taping of “Michigan Matters.”
The most modern thing about the 2015 Mustang is a third engine choice, to go along with the traditional V-6 and V-8. A new four-cylinder Ecoboost engine will put out at least 305 horsepower, with greatly improved fuel economy.
“It’s going to feature a lot of new drive train options and mechanical upgrades it never had before,” said Kelly Blue Book analyst Karl Brauer.
Ford is recalling the Escape small SUV to fix oil and fuel leaks that can cause fires.
Ford will unveil the long awaited, all new Mustang on December 5th. This will not be your traditional auto show unveiling.
The Consumer Electronics Association announced that a record nine automotive manufacturers will exhibit at the 2014 International CES, formerly known as the Consumer Electronics Show, Jan. 7-10 in Las Vegas, in 140,000 square feet of show space, up 25 percent from the 2013 event.
After a bumpy start to its reinvention as a luxury brand, Lincoln hopes to smooth things out with a graceful new SUV.
SEMA — Specialty Equipment Market Association — is a group dedicated to the aftermarket, which can range from small customization, to big engines.
So far this year, sales of the versatile, high-sitting hatchbacks such as the Honda CR-V, Ford Escape and Toyota RAV4 are up more than 20 percent.
Chrysler sales jump 11 percent. Company expects October annual sales rate of 15.7 million.