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


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


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


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


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


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


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