Ford Motor

Business, Technology, Autonomous

Ford Plans $900 Million Bet on Michigan-Made Autos of Future

Ford Ford Motor Company Rogue plant in dearborn, Mich. (Sean Proctor/Bloomberg News)

Ford Motor Co. plans to spend about $900 million and hire about 900 workers to build electric and self-driving vehicles in Michigan, while moving production of a small commercial van to Mexico from Europe.

Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
March 20, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics

Ford Boosts Output of Big SUVs for Second Time in Two Years

Ford Ford plant in Louisville, Ky. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

Ford Motor Co. is boosting production of its biggest, highly lucrative sport utility vehicles for the second time in two years at a U.S. factory already bursting at the seams.

Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
March 19, 2019
Business, Technology, Autonomous, TCA

Detroit at Center of Autonomous Tech Universe, Navigant Report Shows

Waymo A Waymo, customized Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, used for Google's autonomous vehicle program near the company's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. (Getty Images)

A new study by Navigant Research rates three companies as leaders in the race to develop and make money on self-driving, autonomous cars and trucks.

Mark Phelan | Detroit Free Press
March 14, 2019
Government, Business, Technology

Ford Fesses Up on Emissions Early in Effort to Limit the Damage

Ford Angel Navarrete/Bloomberg News

Ford Motor Co. revealed its emission testing could be flawed and took pains to soothe anxiety among investors in an industry wracked by years of pollution scandals.

Keith Naughton and Chester Dawson | Bloomberg News
February 22, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

VW, Ford Discuss Alliance on Self-Driving Cars

Ford Daniel Acker.Bloomberg News

Ford Motor Co. and Volkswagen AG are progressing toward an agreement to join forces on self-driving cars and have overcome earlier obstacles, according to people familiar with the talks.

Keith Naughton and Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
February 15, 2019
Government, Business

Ford Says Plants at Risk, Urges UK to Reach Brexit Deal

Ford Sean Proctor/Bloomberg News

Ford Motor Co. warned of dire consequences for U.K. factories employing more than 7,000 people if British politicians fail to agree on a plan to avert a no-deal split from the European Union.

Christopher Jasper and Irene Garca Prez | Bloomberg News
February 13, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics

Ford Investing $1 Billion in High-Profit SUV Plants

Ford Revealing of the 2020 Ford Explorer, CEO Jim Hackett right. (Jeff Kowalsky/Bloomberg News)

Ford Motor Co. is investing $1 billion in two Chicago factories and hiring 500 workers to expand its ability to crank out high-profit sport utility vehicles, including its new Explorer.

Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
February 8, 2019
Business, Technology

Ford CEO Jim Hackett, Tesla’s Elon Musk Urge Workers to Help Boost Profits

Ford An employee performs a final inspection on a truck at the Ford Motor Co. Dearborn Truck Plant in Dearborn, Mich. (Sean Proctor/Bloomberg News)

Ford Motor Co.’s Jim Hackett and Tesla Inc.’s Elon Musk are rallying the troops with similar appeals to make more money.

Alexandra Semenova and Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
January 25, 2019
Business, Equipment

Ford Ranks as Revenue Heavyweight Among US Companies

ford logo Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

Ford Motor Co.’s haul from selling just pickups and commercial vehicles rivals household-name companies including IBM and Boeing.

Alexandra Semenova and Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
January 25, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous

VW, Ford Join to Build Pickup Trucks, Explore Work on Autonomous Vehicles

Ford at Auto Show Ford Motor Co. President and CEO, Jim Hackett, left, meets with Dr. Herbert Diess, CEO of Volkswagen AG, Jan. 14, 2019, at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. (Carlos Osorio/Associated Press)

Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Co. will join forces to build pickup trucks, delivery vans and possibly more, pledging to put old rivalries aside and work together to confront a rapidly changing auto industry.

Christoph Rauwald and Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
January 15, 2019