Ford

Business, Technology, Fuel, TCA

Ford Eyes EV Market Leadership With Launch of F-150 Lightning

Ford Motor Company President and CEO Jim Farley at the launch event for the Ford F-150 Lightning Ford Motor Company President and CEO Jim Farley at the launch event for the Ford F-150 Lightning. (Jeff Kowalsky/Ford/via Tribune News Service)NS

Ford Motor Co. is officially planting its flag with the launch of an all-electric version of America’s best-selling pickup truck, aiming to overtake Tesla Inc. and lead the electric vehicle market.

Jordyn Grzelewski | The Detroit News
April 27, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Ford to Partner on Battery Plant in Turkey

Transit Van Ford's E-Transit Van. (Eric Perry Photography)

Ford’s Turkish partner will join forces with the U.S. automaker’s battery venture to build one of the world’s largest battery plants by 2025. Stocks rose.

Ercan Ersoy | Bloomberg News
March 14, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Ford Reorganizes to Run EV, Engine Businesses Separately

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

Ford Motor Co. will separate its fast-growing electric vehicle operations from its legacy combustion engine business in a historic reorganization of the 118-year-old company.

March 2, 2022
Business, Technology, Fuel

Ford CEO Jim Farley Explores Ways to Separate EV Business

Jim Farley Jim Farley in March 2018. (Richard Drew/Associated Press)

Ford Motor Co. is looking at ways to separate its electric vehicle operation from its century-old legacy business, hoping to earn the sort of investor respect enjoyed by Tesla Inc. and other pure-play EV makers.

February 18, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment

Google to Work With Ford on Detroit Research Hub

Detroit Exterior view of the Michigan Central train depot (Carlos Osorio, Associated Press, file)

DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. announced Feb. 4 that Google is joining the automaker’s effort to transform a once-dilapidated Detroit train station into a research hub focused on electric and self-driving vehicles.

February 4, 2022
Business, Technology, Fuel, TCA

Ford Program to Give California Winegrowers Electric Pickups

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

SEBASTOPOL, Calif. — Ford Motor Co. on Jan. 26 announced the launch of a pilot program that will equip winegrowers in Northern California with electric pickup trucks, cargo vans and software services in a bid to boost EV and technology adoption among farmers and other commercial customers.

Jordyn Grzelewski | The Detroit News
January 26, 2022
Business, Technology, Fuel, TCA

Ford Sales Tops Again; Poised to Outsell GM’s EVs

The Ford Mustang Mach-E The Ford Mustang Mach-E. (Ford Motor Co.)

Ford Motor Co. claimed it was the best-selling automaker in the U.S. for the third consecutive month in November, a streak it hasn’t achieved since 1974, as it reported a 5.9% year-over-year sales boost for the month.

Jordyn Grzelewski | The Detroit News
December 3, 2021
Business, Fuel

Ford Shatters Estimates as Sales Increase, Resuming Dividend

A Ford Motor Co. emblem appears on the grille of a 2014 F-150 pickup truck Ford raised its full-year profit forecast, projecting $10.5 billion to $11.5 billion in earnings before interest and taxes. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News)

Ford Motor Co., charging forward with big investments in electric vehicles, reported third-quarter results that beat analysts’ expectations as chip shortages eased and sales grew.

Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
October 27, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel

Ford’s Maverick Hybrid Pickup Truck Nearly Sold Out for 2022 Model Year

Ford’s Maverick Hybrid Pickup Truck Nearly Sold Out for 2022 Model Year 2022 Ford Maverick. (Ford Motor Company)

Ford Motor Co.’s new Maverick tiny truck is nearly sold out for the 2022 model year in its standard setup with a gas-electric hybrid propulsion system.

Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
October 21, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel

Ford Exits Rivian Board Ahead of Startup’s IPO

Rivian's R1T pickup truck Rivian's R1T pickup truck. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

Ford Motor Co. has vacated its seat on the board of Rivian Automotive Inc. as the electric truck startup prepares to go public with an expected valuation of $80 billion.

Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
October 13, 2021

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