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Old 01-25-2007, 08:31 PM   #1
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Hi all: I probably should not post this thread, but it's time! I see on the evening news that Ford had a huge loss, billions! Here is my opinion! Although my only 2 vehicles are Ford products, 87 Merkur XR4TI,(very special car, but a maintenance nightmare), 03 Focus, Zx3, SVT., I was screwed so bad when I first leased, and after 2yrs. purchased, my 94 Lightning truck, when I lived in Texas, I will never forgive them! I really wanted to keep the truck, and at that time, didn't make a big deal of it. However,I wonder if others have have been the recipient of overly zealous folks at the dealers finance people? I cannot totally blame Ford for this cause I signed the orig. contract, but they knew what they were doing to me at the time! I have enjoyed my Ford products, also 72 Capri,(new) 92 SHO Taurus, but really would have to think seriously about buying another 1. art


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Old 01-25-2007, 08:37 PM   #2
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Ford took a huge hit on the account of leasing problems or sales altogether?
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Old 01-25-2007, 11:32 PM   #3
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I hate dealing with Ford, They always treat me and everyone else I know as if were idiots. 99% of the time I know more about whats going on then they do! Its pissing me off!
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Old 01-26-2007, 07:31 AM   #4
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According to this article:
http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/a...701260323/1003

Ford lost 12.7 BILLION (on average nearly $2000 (US)) per car it sold in 2006. The article also states that Ford is staged to lose money through 2008 but should return to profitablity by 2009.

This is not good news for Ford enthusiasts but then again, Ford hasn't really cared much about Ford enthusiasts since they shut down SVT and returned to their roots; fleet cars.
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