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Ford as Inventor and Innovator? Look at a Ford Showroom and Then Consider the Stock

“What’s wrong with Ford is that investors and the broad marketplace think it is a tired old company from a dying town, Detroit. The facts suggest otherwise…” Pause for a moment and consider Ford Motor Co., a 112-year-old car company that emerged from the recession with a focused business plan and a clear vision of …

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Unloved but Useful, Minivans are a Great Deal Now — and Will Be an Even Bigger Deal in 2016

Minivans, to both Baby Boomers and Millennials, are as cool as a Tilley hat or Birkenstock sandals worn with woolly socks. They are the automotive equivalent of a Walkman cassette player. A minivan is a car for the Brady Bunch, not a slick, badass tech tool for bae (before anyone else) urbanites. To the typical …

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Canadians Gorging on Gas Guzzlers

Cheap oil is hammering sales of small, fuel-efficient cars, while gas guzzlers have become hugely popular at a time when OPEC (the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) and Russia have vowed to keep pumping oil in massive volumes – even as the price of a barrel of Brent hit an 11-year low this week. According …

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Boomers Hate ‘Em, but the Minivan Has a Massive Past and a Real Future

FCA, part of which is the former Chrysler Corporation, is readying its most important new model launch in 2016- the reinvented minivan. Here is a look back at this iconic suburban people mover that has been embraced by millions and news about the way forward for the minivan.

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The Shocking Truth About Lexus Design

Lexus is riding a polarizing design language to great success in the marketplace. The Germans better look out. Here’s why.

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