When we hear the name Skyline, the first things that come to our minds are iconic coupes from Nissan’s golden era that dominated Japan’s racing world in the Nineties. What we don’t think about is Ford. Yet, for some reason, the Blue Oval has just trademarked the Skyline name in the United States. Huh?
The filing, submitted by Ford on July 12, 2021 and first spotted by Ford Authority, can be found here in the United States Patent and Trademark Office database. Other than being classified under “Motor land vehicles, namely, SUVs, trucks and automobiles,” there isn’t much of a description on the site otherwise.
For the full story, check out this article from Road & Track.