Mercury's Demise Met With Sadness, Shrugs

Amid declining sales and much speculation, another historic American auto brand is biting the dust: Ford announced this afternoon that the automaker is shutting down its 71-year-old Mercury brand to focus more on its mass market Ford models and high-end Lincoln brand. "As we look at the Mercury brand, it has really served us well in the past and we are very proud of its history, but we are now looking forward and really focusing on continuing to grow that Ford brand and, at the same time,...Full Story
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