People who work in or follow the car industry have been predicting the demise of Ford’s Mercury division for years. So it is no surprise to hear today that Ford will kill its middle-of-the-road brand by year’s end.
Still, few expected it so soon. The rumor last week was that Ford executives were working on a plan to wind down Mercury and would soon present that plan to the board. But the end will be nowhere near so gradual
Full story: Ford Confirms Rumors It Will Shut Down Mercury – Driver’s Seat – WSJ