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Ford Motor Company Executive Chairman Bill Ford stands on top of the observation deck at the Empire State Building with the new 2015 Mustang convertible in honor of 50 years of the Ford Mustang on April 16, 2014 in New York City. (Photo credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Ford To Offer 50th Anniversary Mustang

Ford is building a limited-edition Mustang GT to honor the pony car’s 50th anniversary. It is showing the Limited Edition at the New York auto show, which begins this week.

04/16/2014

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Ford Fund Announces Automotive Design Scholarships

The Ford Motor Co. Fund will award a $1 million grant for scholarships commemorating William Clay Ford’s contributions to the automaker’s design legacy.

03/14/2014

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Tech Features, Green Cars Have Greater Presence At 2014 Auto Show

After the worst winter in 35 years, maybe you need a new car? Starting Saturday, you can see hundreds of new vehicles at the Twin Cities Auto Show at the Minneapolis Convention Center

03/07/2014

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Bad Winter Brings Good News For New Car Buyers

After posting an incredible recovery following the recent recession, the nation’s automakers didn’t need to do battle with Mother Nature. But the extreme winter weather across the country is forcing car dealers to get creative to help attract winter-weary customers. At Carlson Toyota in Coon Rapids, another truckload of new cars rolls off the trailer and onto the lot. While demand for new vehicles remains high, consumers are having a hard time making it in to the dealerships.

03/03/2014

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Sen. Franken Demands Answers On GPS Tracking, Credit Card Security

Sen. Al Franken is demanding answers from a major auto dealer after an executive said the company is using GPS information to track customers’ activities.

01/15/2014

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Ford To Unveil Solar Hybrid Concept Car At CES

Ford plans to unveil at this month’s International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) a solar-powered concept car.

01/02/2014

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Mississippi Mystery: Antique Car Found Submerged Near Winona

Winona County Sheriff Dave Brand has made a career in law enforcement, but just when he thought he’d seen it all, along came a watery mystery.

11/20/2013

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Memorabilia On Display At St. Paul Ford Plant

Hundreds of former workers from the shuttered Ford Plant in St. Paul got a chance to walk down memory lane Saturday. Memorabilia from the factory was on display, including old employee badges, pictures and even glass formerly made inside the plant. The event, which also featured a car show, was organized by a group of local historians who want a section of the closed factory to be turned into a museum.

10/19/2013

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Ford Plant Demolition Set To Begin Next Week

The process to demolish the shuttered Ford Assembly Plant in St. Paul will begin next week as community leaders press forward to envision what will replace it. The Ford Plant closed its doors in December 2011 after 86 years of operation.

06/07/2013

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Opinion: Auto Manufacturing Is Back In America. Obama Was Right, Romney Was Wrong.

Auto manufacturing is back in America – especially in Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania because President Obama made the politically risky decision to bailout the auto industry after bailing out the banks. It was a decision that worked. Obama was right, Romney was wrong. So Romney is now in full lying mode. He is trying to retroactively re-write the wrongs in his writings.

10/29/2012

A shuttered Saturn dealership (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Auto Bailout Wasn’t A Safe Financial Deal For America

Yes, it’s great that all turned out well for the auto workers, but it is absolutely horrendous to know that the American taxpayers via President Obama’s actions could have been left standing for billions of dollars – and still might.

10/29/2012

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Car Sales Jump Up A Gear

We’ve seen the slickly produced car commercials that laud the rebirth of Detroit’s automakers. But it’s in the showrooms of dealers like Jerry Golinvaux’s Roseville Chrysler Dodge Jeep, where sales numbers capture the real story.

09/04/2012

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DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Marisa In Rice Park

“I call my car The Terminator because it’s a beast.” – Marisa and her Ford Fusion

05/07/2012

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Green Sports Car On Display At TC Auto Show

The 39th annual Twin Cities Auto Show is reeving up car enthusiasts.

03/12/2012

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Good Question: Which Cars Are The Most American?

The buzz about the Clint Eastwood Super Bowl ad for Chyrsler has put the issue of buying an American car back in the forefront. But in an age when some American cars are assembled overseas, and some Japanese cars are assembled in the U.S., which cars are the most “American?”

02/06/2012

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