Industry rumors continue to insist Ford Motor Co. intends to build a production version of the Ford Fairlane concept debuted at the 2005 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Ford said at the time the Mazda6-based Fairlane with squared off Honda Element-like proportions would be aimed squarely at empty nesters if it ever was to see the light of production. The question then becomes whether a production Fairlane would replace the Ford Freestar and Monterrey minivans, both of ...

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