We have received another flock photos of the all-new 2016 Ford Taurus, showing that Ford is indeed going increasingly conservative when it comes to design, a trend that started earlier this year with the incredible bland Ford Escort.
The all-new 2016 Ford Taurus has debuted in China, two days before the start of the Shanghai Auto Show. The 2016 Ford Taurus stands on a new platform called ‘ABB’, it will be manufactured in China by the long-running Changan-Ford joint venture.
The very first Spy Shots showing the facelifted Ford Fusion in China. The facelift includes a new grille, new bumpers, new headlights, new taillights, and a new boot lid. The facelifted Ford Fusion will debut on the Shanghai Auto Show later this month and launch on the Chinese car market in H2.
The new Ford Escort has been launched on the Chinese car market, giving Ford yet another entry in the crowded compact sedan segment. Price start at 96.800 yuan and ends at 119.800 yuan ($15.500 – 19.200). The final production version of the Ford Escort for China was unveiled on the 2014 Guangzhou Auto Show.
Ford China has released the first photos of the China-made Ford Edge. The Edge is manufactured by the Changan-Ford joint venture and will be launched on the Chinese car market in May 2015. There will be two variants: a seven-seat ‘Edge Limited’ and a sportier five-seat ‘Edge Sport’. The Edge will be the third Ford SUV that is made in China after the Kuga and Ecosport, arriving just before the Ford Everest which is SUV number four.
We are still in Guangzhou and today we hit the dealers, starting with Ford. This is the new Ford Escort, it will be launched on the Chinese car market on January 20 but the order books are open already. Price will start at 99.800 yuan and and at 124.800 yuan ($ 16.123 – 20.162). The final production version of the Ford Escort for China was unveiled on the 2014 Guangzhou Auto Show.
This is the Dojo Pioneer, an electric vehicle from China manufactured by a company called Jiangsu Daojue Industrial Corporation, based in the great city of Yangzhou in Jiangsu Province. The Dojo Pioneer (Kaitazhe, 开拓者) is fitted with a grille nicked from Ford which nicked it from Aston Martin. The front as a whole is nicked from a Ford Fiesta, including the location of the logo and the super sharp headlights.
The final production version of the new Ford Escort has been unveiled on the 2014 Guangzhou Auto Show. The Ford Escort is a China-only compact sedan. It will be launched on the Chinese auto market on January 20. Price will range from 90.000 to 130.000 yuan.
Ford sales in China are down 4% in September compared with a year ago to about 69.000 vehicles, the first monthly drop for Ford in more than two years. It follows sales increases of 13% in August and 19% in July—strong results that were nevertheless a slowdown from its 62% sales surge for all of 2013.