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  • Sync Update With Turn-by-Turn Navigation Available Today

     
    Owners of 2010 Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles with Ford???s voice-activated Sync system now have an update available that will use drivers??? Bluetooth-enabled phones to access information for turn-by-turn navigation, as well as live traffic and...
  • What Ford Will Look Like in 2010

     
    This morning Ford announced a rather large loss in the second quarter of 2008 ??? $8.7 billion. Because the company needs to reassure stockholders and Wall Street of its future, Ford has detailed its product plans for the next two......
  • Car Quality Up as Sales Fall

     
    Vehicle sales may have tanked, but quality is on the rise. According to the latest J.D. Power and Associates dependability study, the number of problems car owners are experiencing is dropping. However, five of the top 10 problems consumers reported......
  • C70 convertible builds solid case for Volvo

    C70 convertible builds solid case for Volvo
    It's sobering how close Volvo and Saab came to joining Mercury, Pontiac, Saturn, Hummer, Plymouth, Isuzu, Daewoo and Oldsmobile on the growing list of recently shuttered brands. At the last minute, General Motors sold Saab to Spyker, a tiny Dutch sports-...
  • Dealers look to Ford, Lincoln to make up for loss of Mercury

    Dealers look to Ford, Lincoln to make up for loss of Mercury
    — The demise of Mercury may be good for some dealers as Ford spends more to market and develop its Lincoln brand, but it could also speed dealer consolidation. After 71 years of selling Mercury cars and trucks, Ford has decided to stop producing...
  • Test Drive: 2010 Volvo C70 remains solid, underappreciated

    Test Drive: 2010 Volvo C70 remains solid, underappreciated
    It's sobering how close Volvo and Saab came to joining Mercury, Pontiac, Saturn, Hummer, Plymouth, Isuzu, Daewoo and Oldsmobile on the lengthening list of recently shuttered brands. At the last minute, General Motors managed to sell Saab to Spyker, a...
  • Car Dealership Shutting Down

    Car Dealership Shutting Down
    Tough times call for tough decisions. That's the situation facing one of West Michigan's best known car dealers. Plainfield Lincoln Mercury in Grand Rapids will be closing its doors for good this Friday. The owner, Dan Pfeiffer, met with his employees...
  • L.A. Auto Show Spotlights A New Concept: Cars That Sell

    L.A. Auto Show Spotlights A New Concept: Cars That Sell
    LOS ANGELES -- Forget the supercars and green machines. At this year's Los Angeles Auto Show, the emphasis is on affordable small cars and minivans. The auto industry, trying to climb out of its worst sales slump in decades, wants the spotlight on...
  • Improvements keep Prius as the hybrid to beat

    Improvements keep Prius as the hybrid to beat
    The Toyota Prius that debuted in the U.S. in the 2001 model year has become the nation's best-selling hybrid. But with Chevrolet, Saturn, Ford, Mercury and Honda now in the game, Prius needs more than just high gas prices to keep folks interested....
  • Government 'Cash For Clunkers' Program Begins

    Government 'Cash For Clunkers' Program Begins
    (WGN-AM)- After two decades and 126,000 miles, John and Susan Musinski's 1990 Ford Econoline has made its final run. Belching black smoke and rusting from the wheels up, the once-rockin' van -- replete with curtains, a TV and even a CB radio -- made...
  • Cash for Clunkers Program Working Despite Minor Glitches

    Cash for Clunkers Program Working Despite Minor Glitches
    Since it's inception last Friday, West Michigan car dealerships have felt the impact of the Cash for Clunkers program. Customers have been pouring in looking to take advantage of the one billion dollar stimulus program aimed at getting more fuel...