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Business, Technology, Equipment

Ford Climbs on Surging Demand for F-150 Lightning, Other EVs

F-150 Lightning 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning Pro. (Ford)

Ford Motor Co. rose more than 7% after the carmaker’s latest quarterly sales results showed growing demand for its lineup of electric vehicles, including its flagship F-150 Lightning plug-in pickup.

October 4, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Ford Unveils Big, Gas-Fueled Pickup That’s Funding Its EV Future

Ford David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News

Ford Motor Co.’s redesigned F-Series Super Duty pickup may lack the sex appeal of the Mustang introduced earlier this month, but this hulking warhorse is critical to funding the automaker’s electric future.

Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
September 28, 2022
Business, Fuel

Ford to Cut 3,000 Jobs to Fund Shift Toward EVs

A Ford Mustang Mach-E is charged at a Ford dealership in Colma, Calif. A Ford Mustang Mach-E is charged at a Ford dealership in Colma, Calif. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

Ford Motor Co. said it’s cutting 3,000 jobs this week in a move to boost profits as it seeks to fund the $50 billion it plans to spend on electric vehicles.

Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
August 22, 2022
Business, Equipment

Ford Wants Cops to Go Electric by Buying Its New F-150 Pickup Truck

Ford A Ford Lightning F-150 electric pickup truck. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

Ford Motor Co. is unveiling its first version of an all-electric pickup truck police cruiser.

Kevin Simauchi | Bloomberg News
July 28, 2022
Business, Fuel

Ford Secures Batteries to Build 600,000 EVs a Year by 2023

The Ford Mustang Mach-E GT The Ford Mustang Mach-E GT by MIchael Nagle/Bloomberg News

Ford Motor Co. has secured enough battery supply to build more than half a million electric vehicles annually by late next year, a quantum leap above the 27,140 battery-powered cars it sold in the U.S. last year.

July 21, 2022
Business, Fuel

Ford Plans to Cut up to 8,000 Jobs to Help Fund EV Investment

Ford CEO Jim Farley speaks at a September 2021 event in Frankfort, Ky. Ford CEO Jim Farley speaks at a September 2021 event in Frankfort, Ky. (Jon Cherry/Bloomberg News)

Ford Motor Co. is preparing to cut as many as 8,000 jobs in the coming weeks as the automaker tries to boost profits to fund its push into the electric vehicle market, according to people familiar with the plan.

July 20, 2022
Business, Equipment

Ford Sales Jump in June on Gains for F-Series Pickups

F-150 Lightning Lariat F-150 Lightning Lariat by Ford Motor Co.

Ford Motor Co. sales jumped 31.5% in June thanks to big gains from its top-selling pickup truck line, including the electric F-150 Lightning.

Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
July 5, 2022
Government, Business, Equipment, Fuel

Ford Pledges to Work With Community Near Future EV Factory

Ford Dave Nowicki and other Ford Motor Co. team members speak during a panel discussion on the automaker's planned electric truck factory, at Haywood High School in Brownsville, Tenn. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian via Associated Press)

BROWNSVILLE, Tenn. — Ford Motor Co. officials on June 21 pledged to be good neighbors to those in rural west Tennessee who live near the automaker’s planned electric truck factory, a project expected to create thousands of jobs and change the face of the region.

Adrian Sainz | Associated Press
June 22, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Ford-Backed Startup Targets EV Alternatives to Lithium-Ion Batteries

Solid State Solid Power CEO Doug Campbell at an industry event. (F. Carter Smith/Bloomberg News)

Solid Power Inc., the battery startup that went public in a reverse merger last year, has begun operating a new pilot line, putting it on pace to deliver sample cells to automotive partners by year-end.

Gabrielle Coppola | Bloomberg News
June 6, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Ford Plans to Add 6,200 Jobs in Ohio, Michigan, Missouri

Ford The 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E electric. (Bing Guan/Bloomberg News)

DETROIT — Ford will add 6,200 factory jobs in Michigan, Missouri and Ohio as it prepares to build more electric vehicles and roll out two redesigned combustion-engine models.

Tom Krisher | Associated Press
June 2, 2022

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