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 taps former office furniture executive to be new CEO
Has to balance needs of the future, such as driverless technology, with traditional vehicle business.
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.
WSJ Report: Ford plans job cuts to boost profits
Cuts would target salaried employees, reduce global headcount by 10%.
US auto sales tumble in what could be first annual drop since 2009
Of major automakers, only Hyundai and Volkswagen reported increases.
Ford recalls 53,000 trucks that can roll away while parked
Automaker blames manufacturing error.
Ford hires 400 for Canadian connected car research
Ottawa research centre is part of a $500 million Canadian investment.
UPDATE: Federal, Ontario to invest $200M in Ford’s Canadian operations
For advanced manufacturing program in Windsor and a research and engineering centre in Ottawa.
Ford getting $150M for Essex Engine Plant program
Trudeau will be in Windsor for the announcement, and will highlight AI in Ontario post budget tour.
Ford investing $1.2B in 3 Michigan plants, adding 130 jobs
Spending $200 million on a data centre to store information collected from advanced vehicles.
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.
Magna dramatically lowers subframe weight with carbon fibre composites
Collaborative R&D project with Ford yields 34% mass reduction; 87% reduction in number of parts.
Canadian auto sales hit all time monthly high for February
Cars and light trucks totalled 123,032 last month, up 3.2% from last year.
Detroit Three “won’t waver” from $1.5B investment in Canada
Despite protectionist rhetoric, they’re encouraged by Trump’s comment about just tweaking NAFTA.