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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 23, 2017  

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.

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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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May 16, 2017  

WSJ Report: Ford plans job cuts to boost profits

Cuts would target salaried employees, reduce global headcount by 10%.

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May 3, 2017  

US auto sales tumble in what could be first annual drop since 2009

Of major automakers, only Hyundai and Volkswagen reported increases.

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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 31, 2017  

Ford hires 400 for Canadian connected car research

Ottawa research centre is part of a $500 million Canadian investment.

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March 31, 2017  

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.

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March 30, 2017  

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.

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March 29, 2017  

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.

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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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March 14, 2017  

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.

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March 2, 2017  

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.

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February 17, 2017  

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.