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Top Honors go to Ford at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show

Ford at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show

Just over a month ago, we took a minute to enjoy some of the finest offerings found at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, where the 2017 Ford GT made its memorable debut. In the weeks since, Ford has taken its latest models to the 2015 Chicago Auto Show, and the results have been no less impressive. To put it simply, Ford cleaned up. Let’s take a quick look at what got people talking about Ford at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show, leading the the Blue Oval taking top honors in several categories. Read the rest of this entry >>

Dream a Little Dream: A New Ford Bronco?

New Ford Bronco

When I was growing up, my dad had an early 1990’s Ford Bronco. This operated as more than just our family vehicle; we towed boats and trailers with it, took it off roading, even took the top off and made it into a truck-vertible. In short, it was the coolest. Then in 1996, after a thirty year run, the Bronco was gone. Just like that.

While rumors and concepts have fueled speculation that we might soon see another version of the iconic two-door, body-on-frame SUV, we at Harbin Auto are often asked, Will we ever see another new Ford Bronco? Read the rest of this entry >>

Celebrate Women’s History Month with the 50th Anniversary Mustang

Women’s History Month and Ford Mustang

Gail Brown, a schoolteacher, takes a ride in her Mustang, the first ever sold.

Gail Brown, a schoolteacher, takes a ride in her Mustang, the first ever sold.

The term “Muscle Car” comes with certain assumptions. The roar of the engine, the confident styling, the thrilling performance–these all hold a purely masculine appeal, right? Well, not exactly. And to acknowledge the significant roles women have played during the history of the company, Ford is celebrating Women’s History Month in conjunction with the 2015 Mustang. Read the rest of this entry >>

Has Anyone Else Noticed All the Ford SUVs on the Road?

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Ford to Increase SUV Production

The automobile industry, like all industries, is prone to trends that dictate vehicle production. In recent years, for example, increased attention to environmental issues has led to a boom in hybrid and electric vehicles, a trend that has come with some notable growing pains. Meanwhile, a more curious trend has hit the SUV segment in recent years, which has definitely caused us to take notice a Harbin Automotive in Scottsboro: Sales in the SUV class has spiked in the last few years, leading Ford to increase SUV production. Read the rest of this entry >>

Ford claims title of best-selling vehicles in back-to-back years

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America’s Best-Selling Cars 2013

It’s no small feat to have the best sales figures in America. Doing so in consecutive years is even more impressive and that is just what Ford has done as it is on its way to becoming the America’s best-selling brand for 2013 for the second straight year.

Not only is Ford boasting America’s best-selling cars for the second straight year, it is widening its gap over second place Toyota. Last year, Ford outsold Toyota by nearly 330,000 vehicles. Through November of 2013, Ford already had a 396,000 unit lead over second place Toyota. Read the rest of this entry >>

Ford Assembly Plant in Kansas City Will Add More Than 2,000 Jobs

Ford Assembly Plant

Ford Assembly Plant

Ford Assembly Plant in Kansas City will soon hire more than 2,000 workers

The Ford F-150 is getting so popular that Ford has to hire more workers just to keep up with the high demand.  The Ford assembly plant in Kansas City is receiving a $1.1 billion makeover to expand its truck production and so the plant can start producing the all-new Ford Transit series commercial vehicles. Read the rest of this entry >>

The Ford Atlas Concept Pickup Truck Gives us a Look Into the Future of Ford

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Ford Atlas Concept Pickup Truck

Ford Atlas Concept Pickup Truck

Ford revealed the Ford Atlas concept pickup truck at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show and it shows us what future Ford trucks may look like and offer consumers.  The concept pickup truck from Ford is a futuristic vehicle that will deliver some amazing advanced features and incredible fuel efficiency compared to the current Ford truck.  Ford designers enhanced the functionality of the concept pickup truck while creating some new advanced features.

The interior of the Ford Atlas Concept pickup truck will offer consumers the latest in comfort refinement and utility.  Controls and buttons that are work-glove friendly along with some floating instrument pods keep the interior ruggedly stylish and functional.

Features of the Ford Atlas Concept pickup truck that allows it to meet the diverse needs of pickup truck owners are its improved capability, productivity and durability.  Some of the features include:

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