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Vignale takes Ford upscale

Mondeo is set to usher in Ford’s new, exclusive Vignale sub-brand; S-Max and Edge SUV to follow

ST could lose its Focus badge Ford wants to deliver an “upscale product and ownership experience” with its upcoming Vignale sub-brand, seen here in concept form on a Mondeo. The Vignale mixes a more upmarket appearance inside and out with a much-enhanced dealership experience for the buyer, including a dedicated contact at the local dealer and a number of exclusive concierge-style services.

Roelant de Waard, Ford of Europe’s sales boss, said Vignale cars will be aimed at “time-poor, independent thinkers who want to

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From the history of normalization of fasteners concern «Ford»

In the early sixties of the XX century the concern «Ford» walked to the need to address the fixture. The importance of this issue the following figures: each year bought only for body attachment 100 million. Bolts, and the total amount of annual purchases amounted to 12-15 billion. All kinds of fasteners, while one passenger car they needed more than 2,500 pieces.

Guidelines Group has been tasked to reduce by at least half the range while improving performance fasteners.

To solve the problem it took a few years of hard work. In this regard, a special committee of the

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1,024bhp Ford GT homage!

The GT was the blue oval’s retro remake of the classic GT40, which in the ’60s, was Ford’s sledgehammer to race legends like Ferrari.

The GT40 scored all three podium positions in the 1966 Le Mans 24-hour, changing our view of Fords forever.

• The GT was made from 2004 to 2006. With its mid mounted supercharged V8, rear-wheel drive, manly gearbox, aluminium chassis, bucket seats with holes in and doors you could shut your hair in it won the hearts of Ford and super car fans alike.

• But it still looked as if it was from the ’60s.

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The latest U.S. carriers are huge «floating city»

USN carrier fleet upgrade its own series of next-generation vessels, which will be equipped with new technologies, including more UAVs. DCS09-371-5 Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Newport News file New class aircraft carriers «Ford» — is the first new case design such type of ships since the construction of the aircraft carrier «Nimitz» at the end of the 60s. Their large size and the number of different structures and connections on board earned him the nickname «floating cities.» First class ship Ford had just finished aircraft carrier «Gerald R. Ford», will be launched on November 9 as part of the ceremony. Formally,

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Launched USS NEW GENERATION «Gerald Ford»

The shipyard town of Newport News, VA (the full title of Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Newport News — approx. «VP») in the usual broken bottle of sparkling wine on the bow of November 9 was conducted baptism USS Gerald Ford — more technologically advanced ships of this class of the U.S. Navy, reports Navy Times. «Gerald Ford» is a new generation of U.S. nuclear aircraft carriers. It was created to accommodate a larger number of fighters and more than frisky their start in the air, and must have armed drones in equity wing. This is the first new project for the

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The latest U.S. carriers are huge «floating city»

USN carrier fleet upgrade its own series of next-generation vessels, which will be equipped with new technologies, including more UAVs. DCS09-371-5 Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Newport News file New class aircraft carriers «Ford» — is the first new case design such type of ships since the construction of the aircraft carrier «Nimitz» at the end of the 60s. Their large size and the number of different structures and connections on board earned him the nickname «floating cities.» First class ship Ford had just finished aircraft carrier «Gerald R. Ford», will be launched on November 9 as part of the ceremony. Formally,

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Launched USS NEW GENERATION «Gerald Ford»

The shipyard town of Newport News, VA (the full title of Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Newport News — approx. «VP») in the usual broken bottle of sparkling wine on the bow of November 9 was conducted baptism USS Gerald Ford — more technologically advanced ships of this class of the U.S. Navy, reports Navy Times. «Gerald Ford» is a new generation of U.S. nuclear aircraft carriers. It was created to accommodate a larger number of fighters and more than frisky their start in the air, and must have armed drones in equity wing. This is the first new project for the

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Ford closes two plants in the UK and the city-forming plant in Belgium

Ford Motor Company has released details of a plan to achieve profitable growth in Europe, the priorities of which are restructuring operations in the European market, the introduction of new products and increased profitability. In particular, the company plans to reduce its assembly capacity by 18% (or 355 thousand units produced cars) in all European countries except Russia. This will reduce the annual cost of U.S. $ 450-500 million

Reduction of production capacity is planned to reach by closing three large plants, which will also cause reduction of about 5 thousand 700 employees.

Thus, the assembly plant

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Ford Sollers joint venture started the construction of the engine plant in Russia

May 14, in the SEZ "Alabuga" (Tatarstan), a start construction of the engine plant of Ford Sollers, which will be equipped cars produced in Russia Ford.

Chief Operating Officer of Ford Motor Co. Mark Fields told reporters that in 2012 the company has invested in Russia $ 100 million project to produce engines plans to invest $ 274 million 

These engines will be equipped cars Ford Focus and Ford Mondeo, which are produced in Vsevolozhsk (Leningrad region). Currently, all of the engines for them shipped from the UK and Brazil.

In the future, the

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My discovery of America. VV Mayakovsky

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— Moscow. It's in Poland? — Asked me at the U.S. consulate in Mexico.

— No, — I answered — it's in the USSR.

No impression.

The visa was given.

Later, I learned that if an American zaostrivaet only the tips, so he knows the case better than anyone else, but it may never have heard of needles ears. Needles ears — not his specialty, and he does not have to know them.

It is easy to tell a story … or noncommittal things, battered, like the Americans: the country of dollars, jackals imperialism, etc.

This is just

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