The Truth About Cars » ford mondeo http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 20:14:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » ford mondeo http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Ford Modifies Mondeo, Will Sell Locally Built Edges In Effort To Double Chinese Market Share by 2015 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/ford-modifies-mondeo-will-sell-locally-built-edges-in-effort-to-double-chinese-market-share-by-2015/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/ford-modifies-mondeo-will-sell-locally-built-edges-in-effort-to-double-chinese-market-share-by-2015/#comments Fri, 30 Aug 2013 15:41:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=503073 As part of it’s effort to double its market share in China by 2015, Ford today introduced to Chinese consumers a version of the midsized Mondeo sedan that the company says has been revised specifically for that market. Ford currently has about a 3% market share in china. The Chinese Mondeo starts at 179,800 yuan […]

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As part of it’s effort to double its market share in China by 2015, Ford today introduced to Chinese consumers a version of the midsized Mondeo sedan that the company says has been revised specifically for that market. Ford currently has about a 3% market share in china. The Chinese Mondeo starts at 179,800 yuan […]

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Volkswagen Delays Passat As Europe’s Woes Hurt D-Segment Sales http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/volkswagen-delays-passat-as-europes-woes-hurt-d-segment-sales/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/volkswagen-delays-passat-as-europes-woes-hurt-d-segment-sales/#comments Tue, 11 Jun 2013 20:37:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=491660 The next generation European-market Volkswagen Passat will be delayed until at least the end of 2014, as Volkswagen follows an industry-trend in Europe of neglecting their slow-selling D-segment cars. Europe’s economic crunch has led to a sharp contraction in new car sales, and D-segment vehicles are among the hardest hit. Ford is delaying replacing the […]

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The next generation European-market Volkswagen Passat will be delayed until at least the end of 2014, as Volkswagen follows an industry-trend in Europe of neglecting their slow-selling D-segment cars. Europe’s economic crunch has led to a sharp contraction in new car sales, and D-segment vehicles are among the hardest hit. Ford is delaying replacing the […]

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Ford 1.5L Ecoboost Is Actually A Four Cylinder http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/ford-1-5l-ecoboost-is-actually-a-four-cylinder/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/ford-1-5l-ecoboost-is-actually-a-four-cylinder/#comments Fri, 12 Apr 2013 12:00:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=484456 Well, we were wrong. Turns out the 1.5L Ecoboost engine is a four-cylinder engine, but the intent remains the same. According to Reuters, it offers a way for Chinese buyers of the Ford Mondeo to get a tax break due to displacement. Meanwhile Automotive News reports that the 1.5L engine will be offered alongside the […]

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Well, we were wrong. Turns out the 1.5L Ecoboost engine is a four-cylinder engine, but the intent remains the same. According to Reuters, it offers a way for Chinese buyers of the Ford Mondeo to get a tax break due to displacement. Meanwhile Automotive News reports that the 1.5L engine will be offered alongside the […]

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SUV Sales Outpacing Family Cars In The UK http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/suv-sales-outpacing-d-segment-in-the-uk/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/suv-sales-outpacing-d-segment-in-the-uk/#comments Wed, 27 Feb 2013 16:24:47 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=479316 Just as McDonald’s resturants successfully introduced themselves into food-conscious Europe, another American-derived invasive species could be entering and killing off the native fauna. At a briefing for the launch of the Ford Kuga (aka our Escape), Ford’s Alex Gallagher told Just-Auto that SUV sales are far outpacing sales of D-Segment cars, or what we call mid-size […]

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Just as McDonald’s resturants successfully introduced themselves into food-conscious Europe, another American-derived invasive species could be entering and killing off the native fauna. At a briefing for the launch of the Ford Kuga (aka our Escape), Ford’s Alex Gallagher told Just-Auto that SUV sales are far outpacing sales of D-Segment cars, or what we call mid-size […]

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Review: 2013 Ford Fusion SE 1.6L Ecoboost (Video) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/review-2013-ford-fusion-se-1-6l-ecoboost-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/review-2013-ford-fusion-se-1-6l-ecoboost-video/#comments Sat, 22 Dec 2012 14:00:08 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=470078 The 2013 Fusion is a critical car for Ford. Despite the rise of the Koreans, an Americanized Passat, refreshed GM and Chrysler products and a dip in Fusion sales between the 2012 and the all-new 2013 model, the Ford is still the fourth-best-selling mid-size sedan in America. Michael was invited to a regional Ford event […]

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The 2013 Fusion is a critical car for Ford. Despite the rise of the Koreans, an Americanized Passat, refreshed GM and Chrysler products and a dip in Fusion sales between the 2012 and the all-new 2013 model, the Ford is still the fourth-best-selling mid-size sedan in America. Michael was invited to a regional Ford event […]

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Ford Still Mum Regarding Genk Plant Closure http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/ford-still-mum-regarding-genk-plant-closure/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/ford-still-mum-regarding-genk-plant-closure/#comments Fri, 14 Sep 2012 18:47:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=460421 Union leaders met with Ford officials last week during Ford’s Amsterdam extravaganza, and when the topic of closing the Genk, Belgium plant was raised…nothing was said. Genk, which employs 4,000 workers and builds the Mondeo and S-Max minivan, is looking like the next victim of European overcapacity. With the new Mondeo now a world car, […]

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Union leaders met with Ford officials last week during Ford’s Amsterdam extravaganza, and when the topic of closing the Genk, Belgium plant was raised…nothing was said. Genk, which employs 4,000 workers and builds the Mondeo and S-Max minivan, is looking like the next victim of European overcapacity. With the new Mondeo now a world car, […]

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Ford Product Blitz Includes 3-Cylinder Mondeo, More Wagons, Mustang For Europe http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/ford-product-blitz-includes-3-cylinder-mondeo-more-wagons-mustang-for-europe/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/ford-product-blitz-includes-3-cylinder-mondeo-more-wagons-mustang-for-europe/#comments Thu, 06 Sep 2012 16:55:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=459188 Ford unveiled a number of new products at its European dealer meeting in Amsterdam, including new crossovers and an all-new Mondeo powered by a three-cylinder engine. Ford executives discussed numerous products at the meeting, including: EcoSport: A new small crossover, based on the Fiesta platform, and intended to rival the Nissan Juke. Originally developed for […]

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Ford unveiled a number of new products at its European dealer meeting in Amsterdam, including new crossovers and an all-new Mondeo powered by a three-cylinder engine. Ford executives discussed numerous products at the meeting, including: EcoSport: A new small crossover, based on the Fiesta platform, and intended to rival the Nissan Juke. Originally developed for […]

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Ford Plant Could Be Next On Europe’s Chopping Block http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/ford-plant-could-be-next-on-europes-chopping-block/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/ford-plant-could-be-next-on-europes-chopping-block/#comments Fri, 20 Jul 2012 21:45:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=453625 Ford last closed a plant in Europe a decade ago, when its Dagenham assembly plant was shuttered, but the Blue Oval may be forced to do it again. Faced with excess capacity and mounting losses on the continent, Ford needs to trim some fat. According to a report by Bloomberg The Dearborn, Michigan-based automaker’s assembly […]

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Ford last closed a plant in Europe a decade ago, when its Dagenham assembly plant was shuttered, but the Blue Oval may be forced to do it again. Faced with excess capacity and mounting losses on the continent, Ford needs to trim some fat. According to a report by Bloomberg The Dearborn, Michigan-based automaker’s assembly […]

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2013 Ford Mondeo Delayed http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/453119/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/453119/#comments Tue, 17 Jul 2012 17:48:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=453119 The 2013 Ford Mondeo, aka our 2013 Fusion, was supposed to hit UK showrooms around this time, but the launch has been pushed back to September, so Ford can work out some quality-related bugs prior to its on-sale date. AutoExpress spoke to a Ford representative in the UK, who told the publication that the Mondeo […]

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The 2013 Ford Mondeo, aka our 2013 Fusion, was supposed to hit UK showrooms around this time, but the launch has been pushed back to September, so Ford can work out some quality-related bugs prior to its on-sale date. AutoExpress spoke to a Ford representative in the UK, who told the publication that the Mondeo […]

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Ford Fusion’s Debut Makes The Lincoln MKZ Redundant http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/ford-fusions-debut-makes-the-lincoln-mkz-redundant/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/ford-fusions-debut-makes-the-lincoln-mkz-redundant/#comments Fri, 06 Jan 2012 22:29:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=424657 The next Ford Fusion is set to debut at next week’s North American International Auto Show, and while details are still embargoed, the blokes at Auto Express have given us a preview of the next Mondeo. Which is essentially the next Fusion. (Edit: Here’s a “leaked” look at the car) We can’t tell you specific […]

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The next Ford Fusion is set to debut at next week’s North American International Auto Show, and while details are still embargoed, the blokes at Auto Express have given us a preview of the next Mondeo. Which is essentially the next Fusion. (Edit: Here’s a “leaked” look at the car) We can’t tell you specific […]

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i-Flow; Do You? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/i-flow-do-you/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/i-flow-do-you/#comments Sat, 13 Feb 2010 03:29:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=345238 Hyundai is leaking this rendering of their i-Flow concept ahead of next month’s Geneva Motor Show. In the cycle of car shows, this looks like one not to miss. Periodically, Hyundai shows something new that is spot-on. Additional leakage available for downloading on the i-Pad.

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Hyundai is leaking this rendering of their i-Flow concept ahead of next month’s Geneva Motor Show. In the cycle of car shows, this looks like one not to miss. Periodically, Hyundai shows something new that is spot-on. Additional leakage available for downloading on the i-Pad.

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