2015 Lincoln MKC Debuts New 2.3 Liter EcoBoost Engine

Crossovers have replaced full-size SUVs for the upwardly-mobile remnants of America’s middle class, and Lincoln is a late-arrival to this

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Tesla Outsold Buick, Fiat, Land Rover, Lincoln, and Mitsubishi in Q1 and Q2

The state of California has just released its new vehicle sales numbers for the first half of 2013, and the big winner so far is the Tesla Model S, with 0.6% of the overall market share. That may not sound like much, but – in California – it’s more than Buick (0.5%), FIAT (0.5%), Land Rover (0.5%), Lincoln (0.3%), and Mitsubishi (0.3%) did in the same time, with stronger dealer networks, more existing customers, and a lower initial pricetag!

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Flashback Friday: The BMW Diesel-Powered Lincoln Mark VII

In the early 80s American automakers were caught flat-footed by yet another oil crisis and serious inflation woes. This led to the rapid deployment of diesel cars, which no American automaker had any experience with. While GM developed an awful diesel V8 on its own, Ford paired with BMW to offer a line of diesel-powered Lincoln Mark VII coupes that are today valued more for their rarity than performance.

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Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Production To Double

Unlike just about every other automaker out there, Lincoln doesn’t charge a premium for hybrid models. The 2013 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid costs exactly the same price as the standard MKZ sedan, giving customers an option between fuel economy or performance at the same price point. But apparently Ford didn’t expect so many customers to opt for hybrids, and the Blue Oval is now planning to double production of the hybrid model.

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10 Best Value Hybrid Cars (and 1 Honorable Mention Lexus)

What are the best value hybrid cars available? It’s a popular question on green forums, and basically centers on the question: does the money you save on gas offset the extra money you have to spend on a hybrid option?

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