Stories tagged: ford
Sun., Nov. 17, 2019
Ford Mustang SUV starts a blitz of new electric vehicles that could make them more popular with U.S. consumers.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 1, 2019
United Auto Workers leaders vote to send contract with Ford to members for a ratification vote
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 31, 2019
The United Auto Workers union has reached a tentative contract agreement with Ford after three days of intense bargaining.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Ford is closing three factories in Russia as it pulls out of passenger vehicle manufacturing in the country.
UPDATED: Wed., March 20, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Ford and Walmart are teaming up to test a self-driving grocery delivery service.
Thu., Nov. 8, 2018
Ford Motor Co. has bought an electric scooter sharing company, expanding its presence in alternative modes of transportation.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 22, 2018
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
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 …