Archives for August 3rd, 2013

Ford May 2013 Sales Up 14 Percent to 246,585 Vehicles

General Motors may have outsold Ford in May 2013 by roughly 6300 cars, but the folks in Dearborn aren’t too distressed. Instead, they’re happy to point out that the 246,585 Ford and Lincoln vehicles sold in the U.S. last month is not only a 14-percent increase over May 2012, but the automaker’s best May sales results in seven years. Better yet, it’s also Ford’s best monthly showing thus far in 2013, beating March’s impressive results ...

Featured Flick: WOT Roundtable Discusses Audi S4 vs. Volvo S60, Future of Ford in Australia

The Wide Open Throttle regulars of Angus MacKenzie, Jonny Lieberman and Carlos Lago were joined again this week by the stars of Roadkill and Hot Rod Unlimited, David Freiburger and Mike Finnegan to add their hands-on performance perspective to the conversation. The show kicks off with a discussion of the Volvo S60 T6 vs. the Audi S4, with the consensus that the VW Group’s deep pockets and engineering expertise made it almost impossible for Volvo ...

Ford to Use “Video Snacks” to Educate on Tech and Car Features

Even basic cars these days are laden with ever-increasing features and technology, and to help familiarize new customers on how to use them, Ford has developed “video snacks.” The “snacks” are essentially short, bite-sized videos that explain Ford features, and ones that aren’t necessarily model-specific. “What’s going to make this so exciting for customers, is they can learn at their own pace, and ...