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MKII last won the day on November 30 2016

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  1. MKII

    Focus ST

    Shame there is no "sporty or fast" vibe from the new Fiesta and Focus design language to go with the great guts of these two. And the 7 speed is a torque converter and only in the 2.3 EcoBoost, the diesel spec sheet is showing the 6 speed manual only.
  2. NEW FORD EU EDGE SPECIFICATIONS http://edge.fordpresskits.com/ 2.0-litre EcoBlue FWD (8-speed automatic) 150ps , 2.0-litre EcoBlue Intelligent AWD (6-speed manual) 190ps, 2.0-litre EcoBlue Intelligent AWD (8-speed automatic) 238ps Mondeo, S-Max, & Galaxy 1 gas engine choice, 1.5EB 165ps . EDIT - forgot about the mighty 2.0l engine put in the Mondeo Hybrid sedan, now offered on the facelift wagon variant as well.
  3. Ford knowing what the market wants is suspect when seeing diesel sales in Europe drop off the map and being the only engine choice of the Edge. With UK being Fords biggest market and UK market not buying diesel why the surprise of Edge sales flopping. Ford in their brilliance added AWD variants with the Mondeo, S-Max and Galaxy but only in combination with a diesel powertrain. Why does it look like Ford wants to sabotage FoE business. Facking dumb shits
  4. Ford EU 2018 sales report - High-series models (including Titanium, Vignale, Active, ST-line, ST and RS) comprised more than 70 percent of Ford’s passenger car sales in its traditional European markets, reflecting an increase of 5.1 percentage points. "None" of those 70% plus high series cars make money? https://media.ford.com/content/dam/fordmedia/Europe/en/2019/01/FordEuropesales2018.pdf
  5. Ford Motor Co. said on Monday it had started negotiations with German worker representatives about potential job cuts at its Saarlouis plant following a decision to discontinue production of its Ford C-Max model. "We can confirm that we are entering into formal negotiations with our Works Council with the objective of ending production of C-Max/Grand C-Max at Saarlouis," Ford said in a statement. http://www.autonews.com/article/20181210/OEM01/181219932/ford-germany-job-cuts?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter&fbclid=IwAR1yqmw_JiUk3ZFJ67iRyrqxjdJfkhy3C87gwC0CAA2NNH5Wfh9930IV-DQ
  6. Why surprised, this is what Ford always does when it kills a model. Remember the Fusion is on it's last legs and Ford is ending its life soon hence usual Ford advance sabotage to prove the car ain't selling worth a damn.
  7. If I remember correctly, the Focus sedan was assembled at Wayne, while the other variants were produced in Hermosillo Mexico.
  8. MKII

    ETIS not responding

    Under the tab "Preferences" you can choose language and country, where you choose USA. But you do need to register to gain access to your VIN details. Registering as an Independent which I have done only allows very limited access to the website.
  9. Problem with all the high trim lines doing so well the last couple months of inventory is 99% Trend/Business (SE) spec left over. Dealerships in Estonia have 2 Foci remaining and as I understand MK4 will not arrive until late September.
  10. I predict the market will dictate the need for these new future vehicles SUV/CUV types to have BIG rebates to get them out of the dealerships. The market will be flooded with these high riders both in the used and new stock pile. So they will be forced to pass those savings on to consumers no doubt about it. Indicators are already showing Fords high riders are losing steam when it is supposed to be hay making time for high riders.
  11. Primary Features Build Date: 24.08.2001 Vehicle Line: Cougar 1998-2000 Body Style: 3 Door Coupe Version: Series 35 Engine: 2.5L Duratec EFI (170PS) Transmission: 5-Speed Manual Trans - MTX75 Drive: LHD FWD Emission: California Emission Requirements Paint: Ebony Black
  12. Sales seem to be good, and it seems BREXIT is the $$$$ killer. But Ford UK sales report is very positive as well as the below Ford EU report . Link for UK report https://www.at.ford.com/en/homepage/news-and-clipsheet/news/2018/7/ford-tops-uk-sales-chart-as-fiesta--transit-lead-the-way.html and link for the below report https://www.at.ford.com/en/homepage/news-and-clipsheet/news/2018/7/ford-cv-sales-set-new-records-in-june.html For example from Ford EU Junes sales report - Ford remained the No.1 CV brand in Europe with sales up 15 per cent, to 38,100. Ranger also had a strong month, continuing to lead as Europe’s best-selling pickup truck. Passenger sales totalled 88,500, with Ford sales growing in 13 of its traditional 20 European markets in June. High-series vehicles – including Titanium, Vignale, Active,ST-Line, ST and RS – made up 71 per cent of Ford passenger car sales in Ford’s traditional 20 European markets in June, up 4.8 percentage points year over year. ST-Line sales grew 36 per cent year to date June compared with 2017 Sales of Fiesta – Ford’s best-selling vehicle in Europe – were up 15 per cent in June compared with June 2017. Ford Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) sales grew more than 21 per cent in June year-over-year in Ford’s European 20 markets, and SUVs now account for more than one in five Ford vehicles sold in Europe. Among SUV highlights, EcoSport and Kuga set new year-to-date sales records –up 56 per cent and 10 per cent, respectively, compared with the first half of last year.
  13. MKII

    Hyundai channels Mercury Design

    1st thought was Citroen's current face design language.
  14. Ford said it would kill plans to build a $1.8 billion Focus plant in San Luis Potosi and instead produce the new Focus at an existing plant in Hermosillo. Ford took a $200 million hit to its finances by cancelling a new plant in Mexico. Although it is cheaper to build and ship cars to the United States from Mexico than China, “this was not a variable cost decision,” Hinrichs said in a briefing. And the not talked about associated costs - In announcing its plans for the Focus in China, where it expects production of the new model to begin in the second half of 2019, Ford did not specify the costs related to the decision. A company spokeswoman, Kelli Felker, said adding production to its existing Chinese plants would require a “relatively small investment.” The move may also affect suppliers that currently produce parts for the Focus made in Michigan. According to Transportation Department data, about 46 percent of the parts for the American-made Focus are produced in the United States and Canada. Ms. Felker said there was no information available on where parts were manufactured for Focuses currently made in China
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