Stories tagged: Ford
Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 10:04 p.m.
Ford drivers swept both of the Daytona 500 qualifying races to position the manufacturer for a strong run in “The Great American Race.” Kevin Harvick won the first qualifying race …
Sun., Feb. 10, 2019
Ford is working on improving manufacturing efficiency and focusing on higher-margin products.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 8:01 p.m.
Ford Motor Co. confirmed plans to build a fully electric F-Series pickup, which industry observers called an unexpected move that protects the truck franchise against Tesla and other competitors.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 9 p.m.
Three 14-year-olds took a car from one of their parents to get coffee, but after crashing into the coffee stand, they fled.
Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 5:14 p.m.
VW CEO Herbert Diess told reporters after a meeting at the White House that the automaker in talks with Ford. The meeting was held Tuesday with executives from VW, BMW …
Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 9:46 a.m.
For generations, the career path for smart kids around Detroit was to get an engineering or business degree and get hired by an automaker or parts supplier. Now that once-reliable …
Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Ford and General Motors both need to overhaul their U.S. manufacturing base to cope with consumers’ drastic switch to SUVs from sedans. Only Ford is poised to make that adjustment …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 7:10 p.m.
Ford and Walmart are teaming up to test a self-driving grocery delivery service.
Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 6:03 p.m.
Ford Motor Co. has bought an electric scooter sharing company, expanding its presence in alternative modes of transportation.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 22, 2018, 4:47 p.m.
Ford is escalating its criticism of the Trump administration’s metals tariffs that the company has already said took a $1 billion bite out of profit.
Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 7:49 a.m.
Just 1 in 4 people thinks Brett Kavanaugh was completely honest when as a Supreme Court nominee he gave sworn testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee last month, with Republicans …
Sun., Oct. 7, 2018
Ford Motor Co.’s historic Rouge factory complex will continue well into its second century of production with the announcement recently it will make at least one version of the next-generation …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018, 8:49 p.m.
The Senate braced for a crucial initial vote Friday on Brett Kavanaugh’s tottering Supreme Court nomination after Majority Leader Mitch McConnell set his polarized chamber on a schedule to decide …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 23, 2018, 10:19 p.m.
“We feel connected to the 15-year-old girl still living inside of you, and are outraged by the 17-year-old boy still living inside of him,” wrote three Idaho girls in an …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 23, 2018, 9:38 p.m.
The Senate Judiciary Committee scheduled a hearing Thursday for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, a woman who says he sexually assaulted her as a teenager, as …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 4:40 p.m.
President Donald Trump said Wednesday the White House and Republican supporters of Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination would have to “make a decision” on going forward if the woman accusing …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 10:59 p.m.
Prosecutors are preparing criminal charges after sheriff’s deputies, animal control officers and volunteers rescued 255 dogs from two illegal breeding sites in southern Stevens County.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Ford is recalling about 2 million F-150 pickup trucks in North America because the seat belts can spark and cause fires.
Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 5:21 p.m.
Ford is canceling plans to import a new crossover model from a plant in China after President Donald Trump’s tariffs undermined the business case for bringing the vehicle to the …
Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 1:13 p.m.
Ford will celebrate its iconic muscle car next year when it races the Mustang in NASCAR’s top Cup Series. The Mustang has raced in the second-tier Xfinity Series since 2011. …
Sun., July 15, 2018, 10:10 a.m.
Witnesses of a deadly fist fight at the Ford Idaho Center last month have been reluctant to share what they saw with Nampa Police. Some witnesses told the Idaho Press …
Thu., July 5, 2018, 3:07 p.m.
Chevrolet has been mostly noncompetitive since Austin Dillon won the season-opening Daytona 500 in February. The American automaker hasn’t been to victory lane since and hadn’t really gotten close until …
UPDATED: Mon., June 25, 2018, 4:38 p.m.
For consumers, however, the auto industry’s wholesale shift to SUVs represents a massive buying opportunity, at least for those who don’t mind driving a car that looks like, well, a …
Wed., June 20, 2018, 4 p.m.
A survey of new-vehicle buyers finds that car and truck quality hit a record high this year as automakers started to clear up bugs with infotainment systems.
Tue., June 12, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
The Ford Explorer and Jeep Grand Cherokee fared worst among midsize SUVs in the latest crash test results from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Mon., June 11, 2018, 12:20 p.m.
A 24-year-old man died following a fight at the Ford Idaho Center early Saturday morning, according to Nampa Police.
Mon., June 11, 2018, noon
Detroit’s long-vacant Michigan Central Station, a towering ruin that came to symbolize the city’s dramatic fall, has been sold to Ford Motor Co.
Tue., May 8, 2018, 11:27 a.m.
The White House on Thursday plans to convene executives from Amazon, Facebook, Google, Intel and 34 other major U.S. companies as it seeks to supercharge the deployment of powerful robots, …
UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 9:58 p.m.
Ford Motor Co. said Wednesday it will shed most of its North American car lineup as part of broad plan to save money and make the company more competitive in …
Tue., April 17, 2018, 9:08 a.m.
Ford is bringing its Mustang to NASCAR’s top series for the first time. The American automaker says the Mustang will replace the Fusion in the Monster Energy Cup Series beginning …