Ford Motor Co. said its second-quarter net income was up 3.7 per cent from the same period a year ago because of a favorable tax rate. Meanwhile, Canadian sales soared nearly 11 per cent in the quarter.
Ford says the freshened 2018 Mustang will be its fastest pony car ever, going from zero to 100 km/h in fewer than four seconds with its new optional "drag strip" mode.
Ford has delayed delivery of some Canadian-built GT supercars following supplier constraints and homologation testing issues as part of an extended production ramp-up.
Ford Motor Co. has picked Canadian Bertrand Lessard to be its next managing director of Ford Philippines, effective Aug. 1. He replaces Lance Mosley, who held the job for the last 18 months.
Two years after the second-generation MKX debuted, the premium midsize crossover built in Oakville, Ont., will undergo a freshening for the 2018 model year that resembles the face of Lincoln's latest cars and light trucks.
New vehicles will have more lights and cameras to keep clean with windshield fluid, but environmental concerns weigh on automakers and their customers.
Nissan Canada and Mazda Canada are recalling 117,341 vehicles combined because new testing has prompted Takata Corp. to declare millions more airbag inflators defective. Ford Canada is looking into the matter.
Ford is recalling about 6,000 Ford Edge, Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ 2.0-litre gasoline vehicles in North America — about 700 in Canada — because they have improperly welded torque converter studs.
Canada has enough top-notch tech talent to satisfy the auto industry's need, says Jonathan Hack, a former GM engineer and now president of the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers.
Lincoln is ready to find a new and more youthful audience, says Ford of Canada President Mark Buzzell. Lincoln buyers have traditionally been older, and Buzzell said he is focused on changing that.
Ford Motor Co. on Wednesday issued a recall of 402,462 Transit vans — 26,254 of them in Canada — that will cost the company US $142 million. The vans have a faulty driveshaft flexible coupling.
The Ford brand achieved its highest initial-quality mark since the J.D. Power study started 30 years ago. Joe Hinrichs credits the turnaround to a series of moves begun in early 2013.