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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 Questions

Annie Major
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My Truck Has Recently Started Acting Up Wont Start Whats Up

my truck all of a sudden decided to not start I turned key nothing I waited at least half an hour ad said im not goin anywhere and I turned key truck started today same thing I turned key nothing I w...

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Tylerbra123
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Ford F-250 Lift

Hey, I've got a f250 xlt and I'm wondering how high can I lift it before putting wheel spacers

0 views with 1 answer (last answer 30 minutes ago)
joann3446
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Wont Start

I have replaced battery altenator and starter just clicks when I turn key

15 views with 2 answers (last answer 41 minutes ago)
Srp
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I'm Boring The Block On My Festiva .010 To .020. Can I Keep Original Piston...

5 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 hours ago)
obthepost
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The Idle On My 2003 Ford Tauras Ses Is All Messed Up. Replaced The Iac And ...

Idle is messed up. Runs high when I start it and wait about 1 minute till it gets to 900 rpm. Then, it start fluctuating dowm till it stalls out. Replaced the IAC And some sensor but my mechanic can...

6 views with 2 answers (last answer 5 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 EA Falcon
Ford Econoline Pickup Ford EL Falcon Ford Elite
Ford Endeavour Ford EXP 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 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!