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Roy Lunn, father of the Ford GT40, modern SUV, dies at 92

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by Eddy CJ A mechanical and aeronautical engineer who led development of the first Jeep Cherokee and Ford’s original GT40, Roy Lunn helped pioneer unitized bodies for SUVs to help meet fuel-economy requirements. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Germany to inspect Ford Mondeo cars for possible emissions device, report says

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by denaldo Germany has ordered its road transport watchdog to look at whether Ford’s mid-sized Mondeo model contains an illegal emissions cheating device, a German magazine reported. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Ford to repair U.S. police vehicles after carbon monoxide concerns

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by hellomeow Ford said it will pay to repair police versions of its Ford Explorer SUVs to correct possible carbon monoxide leaks that may be linked to crashes and injuries. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

For GM and Ford, home is where the profits are

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by CAHairyBear North America is increasingly where the earnings are for Detroit’s biggest automakers. But that’s a source of heartburn as U.S. sales stall after seven straight years of growth. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

How Ford turned around its J.D. Power quality ranking

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by M.Gustave 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. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Ford wants dealer service centers ready for special needs of ride-sharing providers

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by Dave Adams Automotive Images Ford wants its dealership service centers to move much faster as an increasing amount of ride-sharing fleets hit the road and need routine or unscheduled maintenance and repairs. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed