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… »7/21/08 10:40am7/21/08 10:40am

2012 Ford Mondeo To Look Like Catfish, Take On Passat CC?

Achtung Autobild! Lay off the blueberry schnapps. While the growing influence on European Ford design by their North American masters frightens us too, we don't think they'll go so far as to mandate that the 2012 Ford Mondeo Coupe look like our favorite fried fish. In fact, since it's already the best looking, best… »5/23/08 10:40am5/23/08 10:40am

Loder1899 Tweaks the Aston Martin Vantage Volante and Ford Mondeo

The Bavarian accessorizers at Loder1899 are showing off a little at this year's Essen Motors Show, bringing both an upgraded Mondeo and Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volante. The Vantage gets the company's new 20-in "hyper-alloy" wheel, lowering-kit, and a new exhaust system good for a boost to 425 hp. The Mondeo gets… »12/04/07 10:45am12/04/07 10:45am

Jalopnik Poll: Which Ford Europe Product Should FoMoCo Bring to the US?

UK-based trade mag Just-Auto yesterday reported FoMoCo is considering bringing models from Ford Europe to the US market, a practice the company has employed in the past to fill holes in its stateside line. Among models it's considering are the Mondeo, Focus, S-Max, and Galaxy minivan, which many Jalopnik readers… »12/07/06 7:55am12/07/06 7:55am

No, Mr. Bond, I Expect You to Drive: New European Ford Mondeo in 007 Trailer

Ford's marketing association with the new Bond flick "Casino Royale" doesn't stop at 007's Aston Martin DBS. If you weren't aware, the company's introducing its new midsized Mondeo for Europe in the movie (Bond briefly drives one) and likewise produced this UK spot as both a tie in and commercial for the European… »10/23/06 9:12am10/23/06 9:12am

Mondeo Royale: Ford's New European Midsize on Set of Bond Flick

Ford released more photos of the 2007 Mondeo as it appears during filming of the next James Bond vehicle, "Casino Royale." It's not the first workaday sedan of Ford's to launch in a Bond flick; in 1976, a pre-production Taunus-Cortina appeared in "The Spy Who Loved Me." In the case of this 2007 Mondeo five-door, a… »10/09/06 8:04am10/09/06 8:04am