Ford, Chinese partner considering electric vehicle venture
Ford has plans to offer electric versions of 70% of its models in China by 2025.
Ford adds oomph to already impressive F-150 Raptor pickup
Truck boasts better fuel economy, a more powerful engine, and lighter aluminum body panels.
Ford increasing summer SUV production
The Louisville Assembly Plant will only take a week off instead of the normal two-week shutdown period.
Ex Ford CEO Fields leaves automaker with $51.1 million
Fields could earn an additional $3.6 million bonus as long as he’s not hired by a competitor.
Ford shakes up management team as new CEO takes helm
Automaker names new head of global product development and heads of its operations in North America, Europe and Asia.
Ford’s new CEO promises a fit but fun company
Jim Hackett’s first media conference reveals a lot about the man, but little about his plans for the automaker.
Ford cutting 1,400 salaried jobs in North America, Asia
Voluntary early retirement and separation packages will be offered to about 15,300 workers, including 600 in Canada.
Ford recalls 53,000 trucks that can roll away while parked
Automaker blames manufacturing error.
Ford Canada looks to future with ride hailing, EVs and self driving cars
Automaker has invested $4.5 billion in electric vehicles to bring 13 models to market and promises an autonomous vehicle by 2021.
Trump claims Ford has plans to invest in three Michigan auto plants
President has vowed to create jobs by deterring companies from outsourcing employment needs.
Ford acquires robotics startup for $1B in push to deliver driverless cars
The automaker wants to have a driverless vehicle on roads by 2021.
Ford worker killed after fall from Michigan factory crane
Reports suggest the man, who’s name has not been released, fell about 50 feet.
Ford plant workers in Mexico blame Trump for dashed dreams
Mexico’s auto plants account for 20% of all light vehicles built in North America.
Ford’s plan to cancel plant has Mexico fearing more under Trump
The automaker would have created 3,600 jobs at the new facility in San Luis Potosi, opting instead to invest in US operations.
Trump threats won’t change Ford’s small car plans, CEO says
Automaker will proceed with moving production of its Focus compact vehicle to a plant in Mexico.
Trump claims to save auto plant, but it wasn’t closing
Ford wasn’t closing its plant in Kentucky, but instead shifting production of a Lincoln vehicle to a plant in Mexico.
Ford, Blackberry to collaborate on auto software
A team of BlackBerry employees work directly with the automaker to beef up its “connected” vehicle technologies.
Canadian workers at Detroit Three automakers give union strike mandate
Unifor has threatened job action if it doesn’t get an agreement before midnight on Sept. 19.
Ford recalls 44,000 F150 trucks in Canada over brake concerns
Affects 2013 and 2014 models; effectiveness of brakes can be reduced due to brake fluid leaking from master cylinder.
Ford investing $182M in software development company
Automaker will incorporate Pivotal’s software development methodology across its IT, product development and engineering teams.
Ford looks to shed hundreds of managers in Europe
Automaker wants to cut administrative expenses and save an additional $200 million annually.
Ford says it sold about 1.1 million vehicles in China in 2015
Sales in the country up 3% from 2014.
Gorilla Glass appearing on cars as automakers try to improve fuel efficiency
BMW will also use the super-strong glass for an interior panel in its i8 hybrid sports car.
Ford adding 2,000 jobs in Louisville for aluminum-body trucks
Jobs are part of a $1.3 billion investment to produce the 2017 F-Series Super Duty models.
Ford to invest $900M at Chicago plant in tentative deal between automaker, union
Four-year agreement approved by UAW leadership includes the creation of 200 new jobs at the facility.
Ford recalling 129,000 SUVs to fix fuel tank rust that can cause leaks
Recall covers the 2009 and 2010 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX sold in Canada and the US.
Alcoa splitting metals segment from auto, aerospace units
Company expects the split to be complete by the second half of 2016.
High-tech cars blurring boundaries between auto, tech industries
Automakers are flocking to high-tech haven Silicon Valley, racing to develop high-tech infotainment systems and autonomous cars.
Michigan plant will build revived Lincoln Continental
Full size sedan returns after a 14-year hiatus in 2016.
US investigating power brake failures on Ford F-150 trucks
Probe covers about 250,000 pickups from the 2011 and 2012 model years.
Court won’t hear Ford appeal over $450M interest on tax overpayment
IRS says it determined that Ford’s deposit was an overpayment.
Ford to spend $3.1B to maximize Mich. tax incentives
Deal limits the state’s liability for incentives issued to keep auto jobs in the state.