Ford's bookkeeping at the time was "truly a never-never land," David Halberstam wrote later in The Reckoning, a landmark book that chronicled the ills of America's auto industry.
Mitsuibishi has confirmed that the Shogun Sport SUV will return to the UK market early in 2018 - over a decade since the departure of the previous model from the UK market.
Ian praised the extra practicality the Arona offers over a traditional supermini. “It’s got a really good use of internal space, making the most of the Ibiza platform,” he told us. “My Nissan Qashqai is a higher car, but it feels almost as spacious.”
When riots rocked Detroit in 1967, Miller and Ford responded by recruiting minorities in the city. Miller also helped found the Economic Development Corp. of Greater Detroit to nurture small businesses owned and operated by African-Americans.
We made note of this in our 1989 group test of the Cavalier, describing "the miles whipping by in a quiet comfortable blur", thanks to "the car’s attractive aerodynamic styling, which cuts wind bluster and improves performance".
The group sent a telegram to Ford requesting a meeting about “a matter of management importance” and were quickly invited to Dearborn by Henry Ford II.
Under the bonnet, UK buyers will be offered a 2.4-litre four-cylinder diesel engine producing 178bhp and 430Nm of torque, sending power to a selectable all-wheel-drive system via an eight-speed automatic gearbox. Features such as hill descent control, trailer assist and hill start assist will be standard equipment in the UK.