Posts Tagged ‘Mazda’

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2012 Ford Ranger spotted…

June 4, 2009

Source: Australian Car Advice

Our spy photographer has snapped photos of the 2012 Ford Ranger, codenamed the ‘T6′. Photographed just outside Geelong, in Victoria (which is in Australia for our overseas visitors) it’s seen here in rep-mobile white.

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Current Mondeo platform for next-gen Fusion…

January 21, 2009

Source: Automotive News via Autoblog

Since taking the reigns at FoMoCo, Alan Mulally has made it clear that
one of the keys to Ford’s resurgence is to leverage its assets abroad.
Specifically, he wants to utilize the automaker’s platform development
in Europe to maximize engineering and manufacturing efficiency,
creating several global models.

2007 Ford Mondeo

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Another update on the Ford/Mazda story…

October 19, 2008

Source: Autoblog

While GM is being swamped with the persistent rumors surrounding the addition/dissolution of Chrysler, Ford’s rumor mill has been heading in the complete opposite direction. It appears Volvo is on the way out of Dearborn, but Mazda may be sneaking through the exit first. Recent reports since disputed by Mazda have Ford selling off a portion of its 33.4% stake in the Japanese automaker, which means the Blue Oval would lose majority ownership status.

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Ford to sell Mazda – Mazda to buy Mazda???

October 17, 2008

With rumors circulating that Ford is looking at selling Mazda (or at least some of its 33.4% share), it is becoming more apparent that these rumors are in fact true. Tokyo analysts think that a deal that could “clear a cloud over Mazda” is impending. Nikkei English News also has reported that Ford has approached Japanese supplier Denso to purchase parts of its share in Mazda, but the Japanese news agency didn’t claim any sources and Denso has declined comment in the matter.

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Ford to sell Mazda???

October 12, 2008

Source: LeftLaneNews.com

Original story: Ford is in the process of finding potential buyers for its 33.4 percent stake in Mazda, sources told Reuters late Friday. Ford — often viewed as the parent company of Mazda despite owning only a third of the company — recently sold its Aston Martin, Jaguar, and Land Rover brands in an effort to raise capital. Ford’s stake in Mazda is said to be worth around $1.36 billion — money the struggling automaker could use during this difficult time.

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Ford Flex, Mazda CX9 & Ford Taurus X in top 10 of 3-row SUV’s…

October 8, 2008

Source: Freep.com

The new Ford Flex and upgraded Mazda CX-9 now rank among the top five three-row SUVs tested by Consumer Reports, the magazine reports in its November issue, which goes on sale today.

Made by yours truly! 🙂

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