Mulally Says Ford Considering Ka For America

Remember how Ford used to claim the Ka » 10/06/08 4:45pm 10/06/08 4:45pm was too small for American tastes? Well, it appears American tastes have sufficiently downsized, and Ford CEO Alan Mulally, during an interview on a local Detroit radio show, said an Americanized Ka has quite a few supporters in the halls of the Dearborn automaker. For those not…

Quantum of Solace Set Pics Reveal 2009 Ford Ka, Bond Girl

The 2009 Ford Ka is apparently going to be making a cameo appearance in the worst-named Bond movie in history — Quantum of Solace. We're a little terrified by the graphical shenanigans on the side of this car — "Greene Planet" — which we assume means there's going to be some kind of trendy Earth-friendly tie-in. Well, at … » 8/14/08 8:01pm 8/14/08 8:01pm

2009 Ford Ka Now Officially Official With High-Resolution Photos and…

Ford decided the world had seen enough unofficially official photos of the all-new 2009 Ford Ka. The spinmeisters at Ford Europe have let loose with high-resolution versions of the three leaked shots we've already seen, plus a press release sparse on real details, but huge on adjectives. Yes, the marketers have supped… » 8/01/08 9:30am 8/01/08 9:30am

2009 Ford Ka Again Peeks Out From Under Embargo Blanket

Earlier this week, we got the first unofficially official look at the 2009 Ford Ka, the biggest little thing to hit the Ford lineup in years. Today we get an unofficially official look at its tail-end and the center stack, albeit in small-image fashion. Worry not though, as it seems everything is going according to… » 7/31/08 2:40pm 7/31/08 2:40pm

2009 Ford Ka First Official Photo Leaked, Unofficially

The first official image of the already-leaked 2009 Ford Ka has hit the web courtesy of the folks at CarTribe. Though we've seen shots of the car before, this is the first one we've seen given the photo studio treatment. As we reported, a Ford and Fiat agreement has led to a new Ka that shares many of its mechanicals… » 7/29/08 12:20pm 7/29/08 12:20pm

Ford To Build Euro Models Stateside, Reports Wall Street Journal

A Saturday Wall Street Journal report claims Ford is working up plans to retool its North American assembly plants to build a number of European models. Ford hasn't confirmed the report, but it is expected to announce the shift during its second-quarter earnings conference on Thursday. While the paper mentions only the … » 7/21/08 10:40am 7/21/08 10:40am

2009 Ford Ka Revealed?

With foreign car magazines like AutoBild you can never be sure if what you're getting is on the up and up, but these photos of the 2009 Ford Ka look legit when compared to other pics we've seen. Based on the Fiat 500, the littlest Ford should continue to maintain its popularity with this latest design. We look forward… » 5/27/08 1:20pm 5/27/08 1:20pm

Ford Succeeds In Giving Us Nightmares With New Ka Spot

We understand the Ford Ka is a roomy vehicle. Hell, it's even big enough for James Bond and many Bond girls, but the means this Spanish commercial goes to in order to express that notion is going to cause us to have some serious trouble sleeping tonight. The first one to identify what the hell those creatures are gets… » 4/29/08 4:40pm 4/29/08 4:40pm

New Ford Ka To Be Shaken, Not Stirred In New Bond Film "Quantum Of…

We've got a chance to check out some exclusive video from the set of the new Bond flick, "Quantum of Solace." Yes, it's a silly name for a movie. But you know, the "Ka" is a silly name for a car — except for, you know, in Boston. So it seems like the two would work well together, which, if the video's right, will be…

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Possible Ford Ka Spotted Testing In Dearborn

You don't have to travel all the way to Southern Europe to see a New Ford Ka, as they're apparently running around Dearborn, Michigan (the Riviera of the Midwest, surely). It was lucky for us then that Jalopnik commenter TheMadAdder was around to snap some photos of a diminutive Ford hatchback as it weaved its way… » 1/24/08 3:45pm 1/24/08 3:45pm

Next Generation Ford Ka Spotted, Looks Surprised

We're a bit curious how the new Fiat 500-based Ford Ka is going to turn out, especially given how much we like the bizarre dimensions of the Mk. 1 Ka every time we see a Central American one driving down I-10. Will it stay true to its original form or is it destined for a boring, but more acceptable design? A new set… » 1/24/08 2:45pm 1/24/08 2:45pm

Another 500: New Ford Ka Spied

With the Fiat 500 getting all the media attention, accolades and kisses from Italian supermodels, we almost feel bad for the new Ford Ka. After all, the mini sister ship to the 500 will be a far less-fashionable progeny of the Ford-Fiat small-car alliance. The UK's Car says the Ka will arrive at the Paris Auto Show in… » 11/20/07 7:40am 11/20/07 7:40am

Cinquento Nuovo! New Fiat 500 Pics Arrive

According to our sources at Interpol, Fiat's revealing its new 500 minicar this week. As as such, early press shots have already leaked to the web. The new minicar, which takes its cues from the classic Cinquecento by way of the Fiat Trepiuno concept car of 2004, will hit dealerships in Europe later this year. The… » 3/20/07 5:50pm 3/20/07 5:50pm