A Third Of All New Cars Will Be Sold In China By 2020

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place every weekday morning. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 5/20/14 8:53am 5/20/14 8:53am

Eating Sushi In Rosa Parks' Bus: Ford's Detroit Auto Show 'Fantasy…

"Technically they didn't serve the sushi in the bus," laughed a man who attended a party thrown by Ford in the Henry Ford Museum last night. "But you could have carried the sushi up there." » 1/09/12 12:34pm 1/09/12 12:34pm

Commenters Moved To Smack Mashable Over Ford Fiesta Story

In a post on Ford's "impressive" Fiesta Movement social media numbers, Mashable's Ben Parr gets eviscerated in the comments for the automaker's financial support of the social media-obsessed site's pet charity. We're told it came at Scott Monty's behest. [Mashable] » 10/05/09 10:00am 10/05/09 10:00am

Unlike Some Auto CEOs, GM's Fritz Henderson Can Type His Own Tweets

During yesterday's live-tweet by GM CEO Fritz Henderson, Ford's always-looking-to-be-center-of-attention-and-shove-a-foot-sideways-in-his-mouth social-media "expert" Scott Monty decided to tweet he'd come up with the idea first. However, unlike Ford's apparently typing-impaired-CEO Alan Mulally, GM's CEO can type his… » 6/17/09 3:20pm 6/17/09 3:20pm

"Shitter" Is The New Twitter For Failing Car Companies

Twitter? Ha! Old and busted. The new automaker social media twatness is Shitter — a site letting automakers provide instant 140-character-or-less updates on exactly how badly they're doing. Somebody tell Ford's Scott Monty, quick! [SniffPetrol] » 4/14/09 4:30pm 4/14/09 4:30pm

Scott Monty: Still A Big Twitter

According to an article in the UK's Revolution, the ever-self-promotional Ford social media "expert" Scott Monty claims I have a grudge against him. I guess he's right. » 3/27/09 2:00pm 3/27/09 2:00pm

Fox Business Can't Find Ford On Twitter Either!

Fox Business just had Ford's Scott Monty on, and Liz Claman showed us exactly the problem we warned about Friday. You can't find Ford on Twitter. Monty, predictably, told her how to find Ford. » 2/16/09 3:00pm 2/16/09 3:00pm

Scott Monty: Ford Social Media "Expert" A Bit Of A Twit

Irking us more than the term "social media" are the so-called social media "experts." None annoys us more these days than Ford's Defender-from-Ranger-Danger navel-gazing "guru" and Twit-king, Scott Monty. » 2/13/09 11:00pm 2/13/09 11:00pm