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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 E-Series Cargo Overview
2014 - 1979 (used)
Ford E-Series Passenger Overview
2014 - 2008 (used)
Ford Econoline Cargo Overview
2007 - 1999 (used)
Ford Econoline Wagon Overview
2007 - 1999 (used)
Ford Windstar Overview
2003 - 1995 (used)

Pickup Trucks

Ford Questions

AmberLee77
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Can A Brake Problem Disrupt The Transmission From Functioning Properly?

My anti-lock break light has been on for a little while, but car has run fine besides that. My breaks are very touchy, especially when first using them after starting the car. That said, yesterday I...

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Rhonda Stetson
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How Do I Get Into My 93 T-bird Trunk. I Locked My Keys Inside

I have a button in the glove box but ignition needs to be on to release trunk to open and can't do that with keys in trunk

4 views with 4 answers (last answer about an hour ago)
Fred Dawley
175

Anybody Have Their Windstar's Rear Axle Or Subframe Mounts To Break/fail Af...

i bought my '02 LX in Oct'11 and the recall repairs were freshly done by the local Ford Dealer that sold it to me. I'm curious to know if the recall repair parts out there are doing their job.

4,083 views with 58 answers (last answer about an hour ago)
Charlene Mclamb
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How Do I Remove The Headlights On The 65 Ford Galaxy 500? I Have Never Seen...

1965 is the year

2 views with 2 answers (last answer about an hour ago)
DexterLax
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I Have A 1998 Expedition And I Hear A Clunking Noise In The Rear Of The Veh...

13 views with 5 answers (last answer 3 hours 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 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 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!