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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 F-550 Super Duty Overview
2011 - 2006 (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
2000 - 1981 (used)
Ford E-250 Overview
2000 - 1976 (used)
Ford E-350 Overview
2006 - 1986 (used)
Ford E-Series Cargo Overview
2014 - 1979 (used)
Ford E-Series Passenger Overview
2014 - 2001 (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

Emmanuel Arreola
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Ford Gave Me Wrong/different Part But Will It Still Work

So a week ago i was looking for a part on my 2000 ford focus and went to a dealer ship to ask what it was and order the park. now today when i went to get the tube it didnt come with the box but i h...

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Alice Schmerfeld
0

I Have A 98 Ford Explorer Ohc 4.0 Can I Swap It With A 2000 Explorer Ohc 4....

ford explorer engine swap

25 views with 7 answers (last answer about an hour ago)
RobinandJim Hamilton
0

Battery Won't Charge

I have a maltimeter it's 12.54 on the alt.and battery but the new alt. Won't charge the battery

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RobinandJim Hamilton
0

Charging Battery

My 2002 ford Taurus just had a new Alternator put in it and it still won't charge the battery.

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rroedel11
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I Have A 1971 Torino Wagon .on The Drivers Side The Rear Of The Leaf Spring...

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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 Coupe Ford Courier Ford Crestline
Ford Custom Ford Deluxe Ford EA Falcon
Ford EL Falcon Ford EXP Ford Econoline Cargo
Ford Econoline Pickup Ford Econoline Wagon Ford Elite
Ford Endeavour Ford Fairlane Ford Fairmont
Ford Falcon Ford Festiva Ford Focus SVT
Ford GT Ford GT40 Ford Galaxie
Ford Galaxy Ford Granada Ford Grand Marquis
Ford Ka Ford Kuga Ford LTD
Ford LTD Crown Victoria Ford Laser Ford Marauder
Ford Maverick Ford Model 40 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 RS200 Ford Ranchero 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!