Stories tagged: ford
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019, 6:58 p.m.
Leaders of the United Auto Workers union have extended contracts with Ford and Fiat Chrysler indefinitely, but the pact with General Motors is still set to expire Saturday night.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 3, 2019, 3:53 p.m.
The United Auto Workers union has picked General Motors as the target company for this year’s contract talks with Detroit’s three automakers.
Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 10:08 a.m.
Ford is extending the warranties on about 560,000 small cars in the U.S. and Canada to cover a litany of problems with a troubled six-speed automatic transmission.
Wed., July 31, 2019
For John Clarizio and Jerry Click, their vintage trucks are more than the sum of their parts. They’re an important part of automobile history. And the two Spokane men aren’t …
UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019, 8:03 p.m.
Four major automakers have reached a deal with California to increase gas mileage and greenhouse gas emissions standards, bypassing the Trump administration’s push to freeze requirements at 2021 levels.
UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019, 5:01 p.m.
Volkswagen will invest $2.6 billion into a Pittsburgh autonomous vehicle company that’s mostly owned by Ford as part of a broader partnership on electric and self-driving vehicles, the companies confirmed …
Thu., June 27, 2019, 12:44 p.m.
Carmaker Ford said Thursday it is shedding 12,000 jobs in Europe as it streamlines operations in the region to increase profitability.
Sun., May 26, 2019
If an autonomous delivery vehicle arrives at your house, without any humans aboard, who’s going to carry the package, grocery bags or piping-hot pizza to your doorstep? A robot, of …
Mon., May 20, 2019, 9:31 p.m.
DETROIT — Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles by parting ways with 7,000 white-collar workers worldwide, …
UPDATED: Mon., May 20, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles by parting ways with 7,000 white-collar workers worldwide, about 10% …
UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019, 3:48 p.m.
Ford is adding 270,000 vehicles to a recall in North America to fix a gearshift problem that could cause them roll away unexpectedly.
UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019, 7:34 p.m.
WASHINGTON – Ford Motor Co. is under criminal investigation by the U.S. Justice Department over its emissions certification practices, the auto giant disclosed Friday in a regulatory filing. The inquiry …
UPDATED: Wed., April 24, 2019, 8:13 p.m.
Ford is sinking a half-billion dollars into electric vehicle startup Rivian in a deal that has the companies working together on a new Ford electric vehicle based on Rivian underpinnings.
UPDATED: Mon., April 8, 2019, 1:37 p.m.
Ford workers in Russia have started industrial action over plans to close a plant including stopping work if there are any equipment problems.
Wed., March 27, 2019, 4:42 p.m.
Ford is closing three factories in Russia as it pulls out of passenger vehicle manufacturing in the country.
UPDATED: Wed., March 20, 2019, 4:58 p.m.
Ford Motor Co. is repackaging a previously announced $900 million manufacturing investment in the Detroit area, boosting the number of jobs added from 850 to 900.
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 …