Archives for July 19th, 2013

Ford Motor Company Posts 2,250,165 Sales in 2012; Focus, F-Series Post Big Gains

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It was a good year for the Ford Motor Company: sales of Ford and Lincoln products climbed 4.7 percent to an impressive 2,250,165 units. That’s after the same two brands posted a combined 1.9-percent sales increase in December, up to 214,222 units. We’ve posted a couple of winners and losers — as well as two that are too close to call — below. Undisputed Winner: Ford F-Series (645,316 Units in 2012, +10.3%) The mighty Ford F-Series pickup ...

Post Office Celebrates Muscle Cars With GT500, GTO, Charger Daytona Stamps

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Two nostalgic groups have finally banded together: The U.S. Postal Service and muscle cars. As NASCAR prepares to kick off another season down in Daytona, Fla., the post office used seven-time NASCAR champ Richard Petty to unveil the five muscle cars being honored. Small and big blocks were well represented in the collection of cars that includes the 1966 Pontiac GTO, 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS, 1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona, and 1970 ...