TITLE

Ford feels push to return to midsize trucks

AUTHOR(S)
Bunkley, Nick
PUB. DATE
August 2015
SOURCE
Automotive News;8/31/2015, Vol. 89 Issue 6688, p0003
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that automaker Ford Motor Co. is planning to revive the Ranger pickup truck and a related sports utility vehicle (SUV) that would be called the Bronco. It comes after automakers General Motors and Jeep sell midsize pickup trucks as gasoline and oil prices decline. Ford's move to shift its Michigan Assembly back to body-on-frame trucks and its brand equity are discussed. Also discussed are the rising sales in the midsize truck market and the Ranger's impact on Ford's F-150.
ACCESSION #
109314305

 

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