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Ford Officially Kills Off Mercury

In a move that surprises no one, Ford announced this afternoon that its Mercury brand would be wound down over the coming months. Short on product and individual direction in recent years, the once-popular Mercury brand had become a shadow of its former self. The end of the fourth quarter of 2010... read more

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Monterey Historic Races Out, Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion In

The Monterey Historic Races have been around since 1974, but over those 36 years it has had only a handful of sponsors: Chrysler and Toyota (both gone now) and Rolex, since... read more January 20, 2010 by

2009 Mercury Milan

Why Does Mercury Still Exist?

I live in Canada. Ford stopped selling its Mercury brand here in 1999, and, to be quite frank, no one has missed it. GM finally killed Oldsmobile in 2001, and I'm sure wed be... read more November 9, 2009 by

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Tom Cruise Crushes Mercury Grand Marquis

Yes, this is another photo from the set of Tom Cruise's new movie, Wichita. Ordinarily, we wouldn't post such things so close together, but this shot is  remarkable for a... read more October 12, 2009 by

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Jay Leno Unlucky at Pebble Beach, Again

Our thoughts and prayers here at CelebsandCars go out to many people this weekend: the victims of the Santa Cruz fire, the guy in front of us at CVS who was next in line when... read more August 17, 2009 by

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Mercury dumping large vehicles, new compacts on the way

Ford's juggling of its two luxury brands Mercury and Lincoln has seen the Blue Oval attempting to figure out where to place them in the market--and while Lincoln will be... read more July 27, 2009 by

2010 Mercury Milan

Ford says no to dealer cuts, consolidation

On Monday Ford made it clear that it had no plans to consolidate Lincoln and Mercury dealerships with existing Ford-brand outfits, and today it has come out against any big... read more May 19, 2009 by

2008 Mercury Sable

Last Mercury Sable to roll off line Thursday

As General Motors sacrifices and sells off about half of its brand portfolio and Chrysler downsizes through bankruptcy, Ford has stayed above the fray. But with the end of... read more May 18, 2009 by

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Barrichello still 'waiting' on Honda news

Feb.18 (GMM) While his record-setting formula one career hangs in the balance, Rubens Barrichello last week travelled to America to play golf. The Brazilian, as well as... read more February 17, 2009 by

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Ford saves $1.2 billion in warranty costs through improved quality

Saving money has become as important, or even more so, than making it in recent months for many carmakers. There just aren't enough buyers actively seeking new cars, so... read more February 3, 2009 by

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Ford Fusion Hybrid qualifies for maximum tax credit of $3,400

Tax credits designed to give buyers incentives to buy more efficient cars are anything but new - the Toyota Prius has benefited from similar schemes for several years. Now... read more January 28, 2009 by

2008 Ford Taurus X

Ford ending production of Taurus X and Mercury Sable

Ford’s North American lineup will be experiencing a major overhaul over the next couple of years, with the entire lineup expected to be completely upgraded by 2010 and... read more December 4, 2008 by

2010 Ford Fusion

Ford reveals pricing for 2010 Fusion range

Ford took the covers of its updated Fusion range at this week’s Los Angeles Auto Show, introducing a new Sport version and a range-topping Hybrid model. The carmaker... read more November 21, 2008 by

2010 Mercury Milan

2010 Mercury Milan and Milan Hybrid revealed

Debuting alongside the new Ford Fusion at this week’s Los Angeles Auto Show will be its Blue Oval corporate cousin, the new 2010 Mercury Milan and the Milan Hybrid... read more November 18, 2008 by

2010 Ford Fusion

2010 Ford Fusion Sport and Fusion Hybrid on show in L.A.

The mid-size sedan market gets a lot of talk in the U.S. because it is a high-volume, high-visibility segment. Conspicuously absent from the segment has been any type of Ford... read more November 18, 2008 by

2009 Mercury Milan

Mercury’s next model will be developed in Europe

With no new models in the pipeline after the 2011 model year, it was feared that Ford could axe Mercury in order to focus on improving its more upmarket Lincoln label... read more October 13, 2008 by


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