Ford’s decision to kill most of its cars was inevitable

How sad, Ford declined government loans during the 2008-9 crash.
American drivers have made up their minds. Bigger is most certainly better, and Ford Motor Co. has reacted. This week the automaker announced that over the next few years it would be phasing out all its cars (except for the iconic Mustang) in favor of SUVs, trucks and commercial vehicles (vans) in the United States. Don’t @ me about the Focus Active — it’s a crossover, it’s not a car. The surprise wasn’t that it happened — the surprise is that it took so long. MORE