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Ford Make Overview

Passenger Cars

Ford Contour Overview
2000 - 1995 (used)
Ford Crown Victoria Overview
2011 - 1955 (used)
1954 Ford Customline Overview
1954 (announced)
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Ford Escort Overview
2003 - 1968 (used)
Ford Five Hundred Overview
2007 - 2005 (used)
Ford Thunderbird Overview
2005 - 1955 (used)

SUV/Crossovers

Ford Bronco Overview
1996 - 1966 (used)
Ford Escape Hybrid Overview
2012 - 2005 (used)
Ford Excursion Overview
2005 - 2000 (used)
Ford Explorer Sport Overview
2003 - 2001 (used)
Ford Explorer Sport Trac Overview
2010 - 2001 (used)
Ford Freestyle Overview
2007 - 2005 (used)
Ford Taurus X Overview
2009 - 2008 (used)

Vans/Minivans

Ford E-150 Overview
2007 - 1981 (used)
Ford E-250 Overview
2007 - 1990 (used)
Ford E-350 Overview
2007 - 1990 (used)
Ford Econoline Cargo Overview
2007 - 1999 (used)
Ford Econoline Wagon Overview
2007 - 1999 (used)
Ford Windstar Overview
2003 - 1995 (used)

Pickup Trucks

Ford F-100 Overview
1986 - 1948 (used)
2004 Ford F-150 Heritage Overview
2004 (used)
Ford F-150 SVT Lightning Overview
2004 - 1993 (used)

Ford Questions

JBX
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I Have A 2001 Excursion Xlt With Out Fog Lights. I Purchased The Oem Set Th...

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My 91 Knocks When I Start It But It Quietin Down After It Warm Up....what C...

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Ruth Carlton
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Trying To Sell My 2008 Shelby Mustang 4.6l

Yes it is a 4.6L and not a 5.0. It is signed by Carol Shelby. It has lots of upgrades. I have been trying to sell it for almost a year. Can anyone give me an idea of what a good selling price would ...

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Latanya Reed
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What Does Cs Means On My Dashboard Where It Tells Me Which Way I Go For In...

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Jim Lynch
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2003 Explorer Xlt - Shifts Hard From 2nd To 3rd - Shift Soleinoid?

No lights on dash - blinking or staying on. Just shifts rough from 2nd to 3rd (automatic). Seems to drop right in to 3rd if I let up on the gas a hair. Everything else is fine. 4x4. No custom tires, e...

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Older Ford Models

Ford Aerostar Ford Anglia Ford Aspire
Ford Bantam Ford Bronco II Ford Capri
Ford Classic Ford Contour SVT Ford Corsair
Ford Cortina Ford Cougar Ford Country Squire
Ford Courier Ford Crestline Ford EA Falcon
Ford Econoline Pickup Ford EL Falcon Ford Elite
Ford Endeavour Ford EXP Ford F-550 Super Duty
Ford F-650 Ford Fairlane Ford Fairmont
Ford Falcon Ford Festiva Ford Focus SVT
Ford Galaxie Ford Galaxy Ford Granada
Ford GT Ford GT40 Ford Ka
Ford Kuga Ford Laser Ford LTD
Ford LTD Crown Victoria Ford Maverick Ford Model 48
Ford Model A Ford Model B Ford Model T
Ford Mondeo Ford Orion Ford Pinto
Ford Popular Ford Probe Ford Puma
Ford Ranchero Ford RS200 Ford S-MAX
Ford Sapphire Ford Scorpio Ford Sierra
Ford Taunus Ford Telstar Ford Tempo
Ford Territory Ford Torino Ford Transit Connect Electric
Ford Victoria Ford Windstar Cargo Ford Zephyr

Ford History

One of the earliest manufacturers, Ford invented the mass-produced, assembly-line factory for cars.  Over the years the company has put out some of America's favorite classic cars, such as the sporty Ford Mustang and the Ford Thunderbird.  (Ford has also created some of the automotive world's most notable disasters, including the Edsel and the Pinto.)

Based in Dearborn, Michigan, the Ford Motor Company is a pillar of the US corporate community. Despite recent money woes and scattered layoffs, Ford continues to turn out some of the market's most popular products.  Ford's pickup trucks, especially the sales juggernaut F-150 line, are ubiquitous on farms and ranches across the US and Canada.  

In the late 1990s, Ford put a lot of its eggs into the 'bigger is better' basket, upsizing its truck lines and creating several SUV models.  The recent climb in gas prices and resulting contraction of the sport-utility vehicle market has been a tough pill for Ford to swallow.

Ford is something of a player on the international scene as well, with a 10% share of the European market.  Some of the popular fuel-efficient compacts marketed in Europe may be just the ticket to bail Ford out of its current woes.  And the company's acquisition of Jaguar (in 1989) and Volvo (in 1999) may be part of a long-term global strategy.

Ford's come a long way since founder Henry Ford marketed the Model T through the Sears Catalog, announcing that 'you could have any color you wanted, as long as it was black!'

In late 2006, Bill Ford announced that Alan Mulally would be taking over the role of CEO and President of Ford Motor Company; Bill Ford remains in the role of Executive Chairman.  

Mulally brings some important experience to Ford: as president and CEO of Boeing's Commercial Airplanes Division from 1998 to 2006, he engineered a dramatic corporate turnaround for the aeronautics giant.  Let's see whether Mulally's magic works for Ford as well!