If the Glass House gets its way, Ford Motor Co.’s unusually early start on seat-comfort development for the ’05 Ford Freestyle, Five Hundred and Mercury Montego shared-architecture vehicles will be a key to boosting customer satisfaction scores closer to the top of the industry. Seat comfort, traditionally a last-minute consideration in new-vehicle development, was pushed to the forefront of the forthcoming cross/utility vehicle and sedan programs before the arduous regimen of seasonal ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"Printer-friendly" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:
All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
•Medium- andheavy-duty truck volumes
•Historical data and much more!
Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.