Business, Autonomous

Driverless Vehicles May Cut US Auto Sales by 40%, Analyst Says

Daimler Trucks

U.S. auto sales may drop about 40% in the next 25 years because of shared driverless cars, forcing mass-market producers such as General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co. to slash output, a Barclays analyst said.

May 20, 2015

Ford's April Sales Reflect Surge in US Van Purchases

Ford Motor Co.

Ford sold more vans last month than it has in any April in almost 30 years, and U.S. van sales by unit have more than doubled in the past five years, according to data from

Kyle Stock | Bloomberg News
May 7, 2015

Ford Redesigns Medium-Duty Line, Including Updated Telematics System

John Sommers II for TT

INDIANAPOLIS — Ford Motor Co. introduced a redesigned lineup of medium-duty trucks here that includes dedicated tractor models in two weight classes, and an updated telematics suite.

March 9, 2015

Planning to Watch Bowl Games? Get Ready for Ford F-150 Ad Blitz

Jeff Kowalsky, Bloomberg News

When Ford Motor Co. unleashes an ad blitz for its new F-150 during college football bowl games Dec. 31 and Jan. 1, it will emphasize how much the aluminum-bodied pickup can haul and tow. There will be no mention of fuel-economy gains that Ford says are one of the truck’s key attributes.

Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
December 29, 2014

Ford to Offer Gasoline Option on Super Duty Model

DEARBORN, Mich. — Ford Motor Co. officials said the company will offer gasoline-powered versions of their Super Duty F-650 trucks in a bid to undercut the cost of competing diesel models offered by Ford and its competitors.

December 8, 2011

Ford Reports $1.6 Billion 3Q Profit

Ford Motor Co. said Wednesday its third-quarter earnings slipped 2% to $1.6 billion.

October 26, 2011

Ford’s Second-Quarter Profit Declines

Ford Motor Co.’s second-quarter profit declined $201 million from a year ago, the company said Tuesday.

July 26, 2011

Ford Reports Best 1Q Since 1998

Ford Motor Co.’s first-quarter profit rose 22% to the highest level in 13 years, the company said Tuesday.

April 26, 2011

Ford Posts Record Third-Quarter Profit

Ford Motor Co. Tuesday reported its best third-quarter profit on record, becoming the world’s most profitable automaker, Bloomberg reported.

October 26, 2010

Ford to Make $4 Billion Debt Payment

Ford Motor Co. will make a $4 billion payment on its outstanding debt, paying into a United Auto Workers trust fund that pays retiree health care bills, the Associated Press reported Wednesday.

June 30, 2010