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Ford Make Overview

Passenger Cars

Ford Contour Overview
2000 - 1995 (used)
Ford Crown Victoria Overview
2011 - 1955 (used)
Ford Escort Overview
2003 - 1968 (used)
Ford F-550 Super Duty Overview
2011 - 2006 (used)
Ford Galaxie Overview
1974 - 1959 (used)
Ford Model A Overview
1931 - 1927 (used)
Ford Thunderbird Overview
2005 - 1955 (used)

SUV/Crossovers

Ford Bronco Overview
1996 - 1966 (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-350 Overview
2006 - 1986 (used)
Ford E-Series Cargo Overview
2014 - 1979 (used)
Ford E-Series Passenger Overview
2014 - 2001 (used)
Ford Freestar Overview
2007 - 2004 (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

robluc
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We Are Having A Hard Time Starting Our 2008 Ford Focus Ses. We Have To Push...

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Carlos Salinas
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Check Engine What Can I Do Is A Ford Festiva 88,89 Millage

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herekitty
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High Millage, 135,012, On A 2007 Ford Sport Trac. Is This Bad? Asking Price...

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Kenneth LaCosse
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Will The Transmission Of A 2005 3,0l Duratee Engine Work In A 2005 3.0l Vul...

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Prothen88
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Radiator Fan Only Turns On When The Ac Is On

I have a1997 Ford Thunderbird 190,000 miles and she runs like a champ, but the radiator fan only turns on when I turn on my AC. I have changed the thermostat, and I have checked the engine coolant ...

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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 Customline Ford Deluxe
Ford E-250 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 Galaxy Ford Granada
Ford Grand Marquis Ford Ka Ford Kuga
Ford LTD Ford LTD Crown Victoria Ford Laser
Ford Marauder Ford Maverick Ford Model 18
Ford Model 40 Ford Model 48 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 Overview

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!