Ford Motor

Business, Technology, Logistics

Ford Partners With Amazon to Enable Package Deliveries

Amazon Jim Young/Bloomberg News

Ford Motor Co. is the latest automaker opening its vehicles’ trunks to, entering a partnership to enable delivery of packages directly to millions of Ford and Lincoln models.

Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
April 30, 2019
Business, Technology

Ford Partnership With EV Manufacturer Rivian Includes $500 Million Funding

Rivian Unveiling of Rivian truck at the 2018 LA Auto Show (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

Ford Motor Co. will invest $500 million in Rivian Automotive Inc., aligning the maker of the industry-leading F-Series pickup line with an upstart that’s electrifying gas-guzzling trucks and SUVs

Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
April 24, 2019

Ford Sees $1 Billion Boon From One Truck Plant Transformation

Ford A Ford F-250 truck stands near an American flag at the Ford Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville, Ky. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

Ford Motor Co. predicted an earnings boon from converting just one car plant to make trucks and also SUVs. And the automaker said that factory is just the first of many that will pump out more profit.

Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
April 17, 2019

Ford Executives Shift Roles With Mobility Chief Near Retirement

Ford Joe Hinrichs, president of automotive (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

Ford Motor Co.’s two company presidents are shuffling roles — with one taking responsibility for the business of today, and the other the approach to tomorrow — as a third executive prepares to retire.

Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
April 10, 2019
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Ford CEO Jim Hackett Tamps Down Expectations for First Autonomous Vehicles

Ford A Ford Motor Co. Explorer Hybrid SUV at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Mich. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News)

Too much hype has built up about how soon self-driving cars will hit the road, but they will ultimately change the world, Ford Motor Co.’s CEO Jim Hackett said.

Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
April 9, 2019
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.

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.

February 15, 2019