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Ford Make Overview

Passenger Cars

Ford Contour Overview
1995 - 2000 (used)
Ford Crown Victoria Overview
1955 - 2011 (used)
1954 Ford Customline Overview
1954 (announced)
View Customline questions
Ford Escort Overview
1968 - 2003 (used)
Ford Five Hundred Overview
2005 - 2007 (used)
2016 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang Overview
2016 (announced)
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View Shelby GT350 Mustang questions
Ford Thunderbird Overview
1955 - 2005 (used)

SUV/Crossovers

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

Vans/Minivans

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

Pickup Trucks

Ford Questions

Boomer1969
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What Is This Part Called. It Has Antifreeze Running Through It

14 views with 5 answers (last answer 28 minutes ago)
Kandi Boggess
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Can I Use The Tranny Out Of My 1999 Ford Explorer Xlt Andcput It In My 1992...

Please answer asap

9 views with 2 answers (last answer 51 minutes ago)
Michael Kreider
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Ford Tempo Power Locks Broken

3 views with 1 answer (last answer about an hour ago)
BroncoVol
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Why Does My Engine Die When I Unhook The Battery Cable?

I upgraded to an HEI distributor doing away with wire clutter, external coil and ignition module. now the engine dies when I unhook a battery cable. Either one. I installed a new alternator and the on...

22 views with 6 answers (last answer about an hour ago)
dochumley
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I Have 2007 Explorer The Check Eng. Light And Wrench Light Came On Shortly ...

both eng check light and wrench light came on at same time. Shortly after the trans started almost non shift in 1 and 2 gear about the time it gets to 3rd gear it picks up power and seems to drives ok...

6 views with 1 answer (last answer about an hour ago)

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 Custom
Ford EA Falcon Ford EL Falcon Ford EXP
Ford Econoline Pickup Ford Elite Ford Endeavour
Ford F-100 Ford F-150 SVT Lightning Ford F-550 Super Duty
Ford F-650 Ford Fairlane Ford Fairmont
Ford Falcon Ford Festiva Ford Focus SVT
Ford GT Ford GT40 Ford Galaxie
Ford Galaxy Ford Granada Ford Ka
Ford Kuga Ford LTD Ford LTD Crown Victoria
Ford Laser 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 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!