Ford will only sell two cars in North America and concentrate on SUV and truck sales.
In-depth research from SMMT shows 21% increase in female buyers and massive model diversity over 10 years.
Chinese online retail giant Alibaba has created a giant cat-shaped vending machine to help consumers book and take out vehicles for test drives. Ford is heavily involved in the project.
API has agreed a 1st January 2018 date to set a new oil standard for the fast developing vehicle engine market. But the organisation revealed the whole SN category is under pressure for testing.
Experts at the Detroit Fuel Economy conference believe there is a bright future for the internal combustion engine with greater efficiencies to come.
Russia's poor automarket will see GM idle its plant in St. Petersburg while Nissan has suspended its production for 16 days, but Ford is deepening its ties in the country.
Ford is celebrating a milestone of diesel engine production in the UK.
API's SN standard faces challenges; Dexos fees to change as Infineum is first in line; Ford joins the myth-busters; UAE sets the base oil pace in Middle East; and Gulf takes marine operation to the Americas.
Aramco expands its Yanbu refinery; Shell and BP consolidate in Africa; Chevron contracts but expands in Sri Lanka; better news for Fuchs; Ford sells Volvo to China; Renault-Nissan join forces with Daimler; and Afton buys Polartech.
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