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August 22, 2017  

Ford, Chinese partner considering electric vehicle venture

Ford has plans to offer electric versions of 70% of its models in China by 2025.

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June 8, 2017  

Ford adds oomph to already impressive F-150 Raptor pickup

Truck boasts better fuel economy, a more powerful engine, and lighter aluminum body panels.

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June 7, 2017  

Ford increasing summer SUV production

The Louisville Assembly Plant will only take a week off instead of the normal two-week shutdown period.

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May 29, 2017  

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.

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May 25, 2017  

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.

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May 24, 2017  

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.

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May 17, 2017  

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.

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April 3, 2017  

Ford recalls 53,000 trucks that can roll away while parked

Automaker blames manufacturing error.

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March 29, 2017  

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.

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March 28, 2017  

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.

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February 13, 2017  

Ford acquires robotics startup for $1B in push to deliver driverless cars

The automaker wants to have a driverless vehicle on roads by 2021.

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January 12, 2017  

Ford worker killed after fall from Michigan factory crane

Reports suggest the man, who’s name has not been released, fell about 50 feet.

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January 6, 2017  

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.

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January 4, 2017  

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.

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December 12, 2016  

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.

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November 21, 2016  

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.

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October 31, 2016  

Ford, Blackberry to collaborate on auto software

A team of BlackBerry employees work directly with the automaker to beef up its “connected” vehicle technologies.

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August 29, 2016  

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.

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May 25, 2016  

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.

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May 6, 2016  

Ford investing $182M in software development company

Automaker will incorporate Pivotal’s software development methodology across its IT, product development and engineering teams.

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February 4, 2016  

Ford looks to shed hundreds of managers in Europe

Automaker wants to cut administrative expenses and save an additional $200 million annually.

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January 11, 2016  

Ford says it sold about 1.1 million vehicles in China in 2015

Sales in the country up 3% from 2014.

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December 16, 2015  

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.

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December 3, 2015  

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.

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November 13, 2015  

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.

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October 29, 2015  

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.

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September 28, 2015  

Alcoa splitting metals segment from auto, aerospace units

Company expects the split to be complete by the second half of 2016.

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August 19, 2015  

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.

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July 16, 2015  

Michigan plant will build revived Lincoln Continental

Full size sedan returns after a 14-year hiatus in 2016.

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June 29, 2015  

US investigating power brake failures on Ford F-150 trucks

Probe covers about 250,000 pickups from the 2011 and 2012 model years.

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June 23, 2015  

Court won’t hear Ford appeal over $450M interest on tax overpayment

IRS says it determined that Ford’s deposit was an overpayment.

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June 9, 2015  

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.