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What the heck!!!

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by Lentsnh, Feb 2, 2009.

  1. Feb 2, 2009 at 6:05 PM
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    Lentsnh

    Lentsnh [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Ford owns Mazda now?! scroll down until you see a banner that goes across the screen. where lincoln and mercury are
    http://www.ford.com/
     
  2. Feb 2, 2009 at 6:06 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Ford has owned Mazda for some time now.
     
  3. Feb 2, 2009 at 6:07 PM
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    betz.steven

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  4. Feb 2, 2009 at 6:08 PM
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    tdm156

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    Thats been the case for years! When the B Series was still made overseas (think 89 was the last year) the new B Series is modeled after the Ford Ranger.
     
  5. Feb 2, 2009 at 6:08 PM
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    Delmarva

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    Ford has 33.6% ownership and controlling interest in Mazda. Technically, Ford doesn't own Mazda... but they "influence" them... :laugh:
     
  6. Feb 2, 2009 at 6:09 PM
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    Lentsnh

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    Well its hard not to notice that...But i thought that B series was the only thing Ford made.

    Well hell how long have they owned them
     
  7. Feb 2, 2009 at 6:26 PM
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    Delmarva

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    They don't own them... see above post.. :thumbsup:
     
  8. Feb 2, 2009 at 6:36 PM
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    Oh sorry Delmarva i didnt see your post.. ha influence them?! Mazda would be better off by themselves i think
     
  9. Feb 2, 2009 at 10:37 PM
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    Back in 93 - I bought a new Mazda Protege and it had a Ford Escort engine in it.

    So - they've been in bed with eachother for a LONG time.
     
  10. Feb 2, 2009 at 10:38 PM
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    TRD4x4858

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    havent you looked under the hood of a B2000 truck? Ford! alot of volvo is ford now too, parts boxes say ford haha
     
  11. Feb 2, 2009 at 10:45 PM
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    SC4333

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    Some GM subsidiaries that might surprise you too....

    Holden
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    Wuling
    Vauxhall
    Daewoo

    I know I am probably missing a few, but these are the ones that usually make most heads turn.
     
  12. Feb 2, 2009 at 10:46 PM
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    yeah daewoo, hmmm where did those go haha
     
  13. Feb 2, 2009 at 10:48 PM
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    hahaha. Dont dog my daewoo now... I got it with rear window defrosters. Solely so I could heat my hands in the winter time when it comes time to push!
     
  14. Feb 3, 2009 at 5:17 AM
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    Ford also owns Jaguar.
     
  15. Feb 3, 2009 at 5:27 AM
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    Mazda is trying to buy some of their shares back so Ford has less... lol :thumbsup:
     
  16. Feb 3, 2009 at 5:44 AM
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    Welcome to 1979

     
  17. Feb 3, 2009 at 5:47 AM
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    harshest I am the Sofa King

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    Not any more

     
  18. Feb 3, 2009 at 5:51 AM
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    ^^
    yup - I think somebody posted it here too...
     
  19. Feb 3, 2009 at 5:51 AM
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    Oh, thats right. I forgot about that. Thanks for the update.
     
  20. Feb 3, 2009 at 4:45 PM
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    Lentsnh

    Lentsnh [OP] Well-Known Member

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    yeah i knew about Vauxhall, Holden, Saab, Opel and Deawoo.

    others:
    Saturn
    Fiat
    Cien??
     
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