Latest Automotive News

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The Ford Mustang and Ford Fusion at the Flat Rock Assembly Plant

Ford officially renames the Mustang assembly plant, plans to add 1,200 jobs

During a quick ceremony yesterday, Ford Motor Company officially renamed the AutoAlliance International production facility which will now be known as the Flat Rock Assembly Plant which will continue to serve as the production facility of the Ford Mustang as well as the future assembly point of the next generation Ford Fusion.
Mark Fields with the 2013 Ford Fusion

Mark Fields named Chief Operating Officer of Ford Motor Company

The news hit the press late this afternoon that Ford Motor Company will soon announced a promotion of sorts for Mark Fields from President of the Americas to the position of Chief Operating Officer – putting the 51 year old executive second in command to CEO Alan Mulally and aligning Fields to take over as the head of the company when Mulally retires.
The 2013 SRT Viper

2013 SRT Viper official pricing announced - starting $15k less than the Corvette ZR1

The Chrysler Group has announced the pricing for the 2013 SRT Viper and the 2013 SRT Viper GTS with a starting price for the “base model” SRT Viper of $97,395 while the higher performance SRT Viper GTS carries a starting price of $120,395 – neither of which includes the $1,995 destination fee.
The 2013 BMW M5

2013 BMW M5 packs more horsepower than advertised

Even though the horsepower war raging across the global automotive industry is all about having a few more ponies than your nearest competitor, the act of underrating your big dogs is as popular now as it was in the 1970s – with the most recent news of a production car making more power than advertised being the 2013 BMW M5 sedan.
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG. Photo courtesy of MBUSA.

Forbes picks the priciest trucks while Tata goes global with the cheapest

In a journalistic ying and yang, we encountered two counterbalanced news releases early this morning, one in which Forbes discusses how luxury continues to leak into pickups, SUVs and crossovers, while at the same time, India’s Tata announces the possibility of going global with its one-ton pickup priced around $10,000.

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