Ford Motor Company Announces Agreement to Sell Jaguar Land Rover to Tata Motors

DEARBORN, Mich., March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Jaguar Land Rover operations to Tata Motors. Continue reading “Ford Motor Company Announces Agreement to Sell Jaguar Land Rover to Tata Motors”

Steering Column March 20

As schoolchildren in Duncanville head back to school following their spring break, drivers in school zones are forewarned to hang up those handheld cell phone devices.
Beginning March 24, the new “Use of Hand-held Mobile Telephones Prohibited in School Zones” ordinance takes effect. Drivers may not operate a non-hands-free mobile (cell or sat) phone or communications device in an active school zone.
According to the city of Duncanville website, this ordinance only applies to hand-held mobile phones and texting devices, not two-way radios (CB, ham or business) or laptops.
Breaker 1-9, looks like we got us a convoy … Continue reading “Steering Column March 20”

Good news for GM Arlington

Despite reports from some local media outlets about limited production capabilities at the General Motors Assembly Plant in Arlington due to the extended strike of American Axle workers, here is the official word from GM: “We continue to run as scheduled. We’ve completed our acceleration plan for the Hybrid Launch and are running at a steady state. Regarding the American Axle Strike, we are good … Continue reading Good news for GM Arlington

Steering Column March 13

Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage treated the motorsports media to lunch recently during the annual TMS media day. Interviewees included Sprint Cup driver Kevin Harvick and his wife and Nationwide Series team owner Delana Harvick, Craftsman Truck Series driver Ron Hornaday Jr. and live via satellite IndyCar drivers Helio Castroneves (who answered “Dancing With The Stars” questions including one from Harvick posing as a reporter) and Danicka Patrick, who spent half her time defending her layout in the SI swimsuit edition. Continue reading “Steering Column March 13”

The ‘hits’ keep coming

Ford Motor Company is taking another hit in the recall department this week: WASHINGTON — Ford Motor Co. is recalling about 100,000 2008 F-Series trucks because the front driver’s seat does not conform with federal standards. Ford says the weld connecting a bracket and the driver’s front seat back could crack on a small number of vehicles. As a result, the vehicles do not comply … Continue reading The ‘hits’ keep coming

March 5 Briefs

The Cruisers Club will be at the Sabor a la Mexicana Restaurant located at 715 Skyline Drive in Duncanville for their first scheduled Classic Car Show of the season benefitting the Bridges Safehouse March 8, 2-6 p.m. Everyone is welcome and spectators are free. Dash plaques go to the first 50 entries, trophies awarded in 12 classes with participant judging and the entry fee is … Continue reading March 5 Briefs