Ford Cuts 2019 Outlook

A customer looks over a Ford 2020 Explorer A customer looks over a Ford 2020 Explorer at a car dealership in Orland Park, Ill. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News)

Ford Motor Co., struggling to roll out its redesigned Explorer sport-utility vehicle, cut its full-year forecast by $500 million, in a sign an $11 billion restructuring by Chief Executive Officer Jim Hackett will take more time before a promised payoff.

Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
October 23, 2019
Business, Equipment, Safety

Ford Extends Transmission Warranty for 560,000 Fiestas, Focuses

Ford Focus vehicles on storage lot Ford Focus vehicles on a storage lot in Ypsilanti, Mich., by Carlos Osorio/AP

DETROIT — Ford is extending the warranties on about 560,000 small cars in the United States and Canada to cover a litany of problems with a troubled 6-speed automatic transmission.

Tom Krisher | Associated Press
August 14, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics

Mexico Tariff Would Have ‘Significant’ Negative Impact, Ford Says

Jim Hackett Ford President and CEO Jim Hackett (Jeff Kowalsky/Bloomberg News)

Ford Motor Co. would feel a serious impact if tariffs are levied on the cars, engines and transmissions it imports from Mexico, but a top executive at the automaker expressed optimism the trade dispute can be resolved without lingering damage.

Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
June 6, 2019
Government, Business, Safety

Ford Recalls 2 Million F-150 Pickups Over Seat Belts

Row of Ford F-150 pickup trucks at a dealer lot Keith Srakocic/AP

DETROIT — Ford is recalling about 2 million F-150 pickups in North America because the seat belts can cause fires.

September 6, 2018
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Ford Aims to Be Major Player in Autonomous Technology

Autonomous technology A fully autonomous Ford Fusion Hybrid research vehicle on streets of Dearborn, Mich. (Ford Motor Co.)

The autonomous technology gap between Ford Motor Co. and its rivals from Detroit and Silicon Valley can be measured in years. Yet even a company playing catch-up in the race to turn self-driving technology into high-margin businesses is drawing interest from outside investors, an indicator of just how much money is pouring in.

Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
August 9, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, TCA

Ford Announces Reshuffling, New Self-Driving Vehicle Unit


A day ahead of announcing second-quarter earnings, Ford Motor Co. unveiled organizational changes that it says will improve its operations and grow profits.

July 25, 2018
Business, Equipment

VW Is Said to Mull Van Alliance With Ford to Share Costs

Volkswagen subsidiary Moia’s concept vehicle, an electric van with room for six. (Volkswagen AG)

Volkswagen AG is considering forming an alliance with Ford Motor Co. to share costs for development and production of vans and pickup trucks, according to people familiar with the matter.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
June 19, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Roush Gets Electric With Ford F-650

Roush ACT Expo 2018

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Roush CleanTech unveiled its all-electric technology in a Ford F-650, marking an expansion of its alternative-fuel market beyond propane autogas and compressed natural gas.

May 8, 2018
Business, Equipment

Ford Retreats From American Car Business to Focus on Trucks, Commercial Vehicles

Ford Motor Co.

Ford Motor Co. is cleaving an additional $11.5 billion from spending plans and dropping several sedans, including the Fusion and Taurus, from its lineup to more quickly reach an elusive profit target.

Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
April 26, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, TCA

Ford is Arriving With a Solution to Miami’s Terrible Drivers: Eliminate Them


On Feb. 27, Ford announced it had chosen Miami-Dade to be the first large-scale test site of its self-driving vehicle fleet.

Rob Wile | Miami Herald
February 27, 2018