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Ford Motor Company: American automobile manufacturer
Ford Motor Company is an American multinational automaker that has its main headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. It was founded by Henry Ford and incorporated on June 16, 1903. The company sells automobiles and commercial vehicles under the Ford brand and most luxury cars under the Lincoln brand. Ford also owns Brazilian SUV manufacturer Troller, an 8% stake in Aston Martin of the United Kingdom and a 32% stake in Jiangling Motors. It also has joint-ventures in China, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, and Russia. The company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and is controlled by the Ford family; they have minority ownership but the majority of the voting power.

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Scandal-hit UAW agrees to contract extensions with Ford, FCA

The United Auto Workers union agreed to temporary contract extensions with Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV on Friday as it grappled with a federal corruption probe that has implicated..
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UAW and Ford, FCA agree to temporary labor contract extensions

The United Auto Workers (UAW) union has agreed to temporary extensions of its collective bargaining agreements with Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV to allow more time for talks on new..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Ford Motor Company

Trump Attacks Automakers Against His Fuel Efficiency Rules [Video]Trump Attacks Automakers Against His Fuel Efficiency Rules

President Donald Trump wants to roll back Obama-era fuel efficiency rules. Yet he is unhappy with automakers like Ford Motor who are not supporting his administration's plan. The company recently..

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Pickups drive GM's profit beat [Video]Pickups drive GM's profit beat

General Motors stuck to its upbeat earnings forecast, defying a global industry slowdown with strong sales of pickup trucks in North America. Fred Katayama reports.

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Fiat Chrysler defies slowdown [Video]Fiat Chrysler defies slowdown

Fiat Chrysler surprised investors by sticking to its upbeat full-year profit forecast Wednesday. As Fred Katayama reports, strong sales of its RAM pickup helped drive profit up 14%.

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Ford, GM rev up electric pickup trucks to head off Tesla

Large pickup trucks that tow most of the profits in to Ford Motor Co and General Motors Co are holdovers from another century - with heavy ladder frames and big internal combustion engines in the front..
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Exclusive: In U-turn, Ford ditches plan to unify China sales system after partners push back

Ford Motor Co has scrapped a plan to create a unified national sales company for China that stoked mistrust of the automaker at its joint venture partners and contributed to a spectacular collapse in..
Reuters - Published

Farrell and Ford start for England against Ireland

George Ford and Owen Farrell will start together for the first time in over a year when they line up for England against Ireland on Saturday.
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Trump attacks Ford Motor for not backing fuel economy rollback

U.S. President Donald Trump stepped up a series of attacks on automakers on Wednesday for not backing his administration's plan to roll back Obama-era fuel efficiency rules, singling out Ford Motor Co..
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Ford warns no-deal Brexit risk has risen

Ford warned on Thursday that the chances of a no-deal Brexit has risen in the last few months as new Prime Minister Boris Johnson ramps up preparations for a possible disorderly exit in October.
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Wall Street gives up record high following weak results, Draghi

Wall Street fell from record highs on Thursday following a flurry of downbeat quarterly results from Ford Motor and other companies and after European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi's comments..
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Four automakers, California strike compromise on vehicle emissions

Ford Motor Co, BMW AG, Volkswagen AG and Honda Motor Co said on Thursday they have reached a voluntary agreement with the state of California to adopt compromise vehicle emissions rules.
Reuters - Published

Ford, UAW to kick off contentious contract talks

The United Auto Workers and Ford Motor Co will officially launch talks on a four-year contract on Monday that are expected to be contentious, with rising healthcare costs, job security and the use of..
Reuters - Published

Volkswagen zooms ahead in extension of alliance with Ford to electric, automated cars

Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen AG said they will spend billions of dollars to jointly develop electric and self-driving vehicles, deepening a global alliance to slash development and manufacturing costs..
Reuters - Published

Volkswagen investment vaults Argo into top ranks of self-driving firms

Volkswagen AG's $2.6-billion investment in Ford Motor Co's Argo AI self-driving unit, announced on Friday, immediately vaults the two-year-old Pittsburgh-based startup into the top ranks in the sector.
Reuters - Published

Volkswagen and Ford team up on self-driving and electric cars

The two car giants will work together on developing new technologies in an attempt to reduce costs.
BBC News - Published

Ram tough: FCA turns up the heat on GM and Ford in U.S. truck sales war

At Planet Ford, which boasts it is the No. 1 Ford volume dealer in the Houston area, customers shopping for a 2019 F-150 pickup truck can get discounts from Ford Motor Co of more than $8,000 - and that..
Reuters - Published

Ford recalls 1.2 million Explorer SUVs for potential steering problem

Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it is recalling 1.2 million Explorer sport utility vehicles in the United States for a potential suspension defect that could lead to reduced steering control.
Reuters - Published

Ford to close Wales engine plant in 2020: union

Ford will close its engine plant in Bridgend, south Wales, by September 2020, a trade union said on Thursday, putting 1,700 jobs at risk in the latest blow to Britain's car industry.
Reuters - Published

Ford expected to announce closure of Welsh engine factory: source

Ford is expected to announce on Thursday that it is closing its engine facility in Wales, a source told Reuters, putting at risk 1,700 jobs in what would be the latest blow to Britain's car industry.
Reuters - Published

Ford closure: Fears major factory could shut costing 1,500 jobs

Car maker refuses to comment on speculation after calling union leaders to meeting
Independent - Published

Ford Motor Co to cut 10% of white-collar jobs as part of global restructuring

Ford Motor Co said on Monday it will eliminate about 10% of its global salaried workforce, cutting about 7,000 jobs by the end of August as part of its larger restructuring in a move that will save the..
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Ford Motor Co cutting about 10% of global salaried workforce

Ford Motor Co said on Monday it will eliminate about 10% percent of its global salaried workforce, cutting about 7,000 jobs by the end of August as part of its larger restructuring in a move that will..
Reuters - Published

Special Report: Wish You Weren't Here - Postcards from the Edge of London in the Age of Brexit

Every Friday morning, a pensioner and his grandson gaze across a vast demolition site in east London, one of them remembering a life working at the Ford factory there and the other wishing he could..
Reuters - Published

Great Wall, Ford hitch up to burgeoning Chinese demand for pickup trucks

Grey Liu bought his third vehicle four months ago - a Foton pickup truck, lured by its $7,000 price tag and its ability to transport his sports motorcycle to the grasslands of northern China where he..
Reuters - Published

The engineer who went to the USSR and got stuck for 50 years

the engineer who went to the ussr and got stuck for 50 years
In 1929, an African-American Ford engineer, Robert Robinson, was recruited to work in the USSR. He had to stay there, against his will, for nearly 50 years.
BBC News - Published

Ford adds production of electric vehicles at second North American site

Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it is adding production of a fully electric vehicle at a second North American plant as part of its $11 billion investment plan set last year.
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Ford says cutting U.S. salaried jobs, doesn't say how many

Ford Motor Co confirmed on Wednesday it is cutting an unspecified number of U.S. salaried jobs as part of a global reorganization announced last year.
Reuters - Published

Fiat Chrysler to invest $4.5 billion in Michigan for new Jeep SUV models

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said on Tuesday it will invest $4.5 billion in five plants to build new models of Jeeps to compete in the lucrative market for full-size, three-row SUVs currently dominated..
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Ford probing possible problems with fuel economy, emissions tests

Ford Motor Co said on Thursday it has hired outside experts to investigate its vehicle fuel economy and testing procedures after employees raised concerns, and did not know whether it would have to..
Reuters - Published

Ford to close oldest Brazil plant, exit South America truck biz

Ford Motor Co said on Tuesday it will close its oldest factory in Brazil and exit its heavy commercial truck business in South America, a move that could cost more than 2,700 jobs as part of a..
Reuters - Published

Exclusive: Volkswagen, Ford far apart on investment in Ford autonomous unit - sources

Partners Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Co are at odds over how much the German automaker will invest in the No. 2 U.S. automaker's self-driving vehicle unit, with Ford seeking at least $500 million,..
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Ford recalls 1.48 million F-150 pickups in North America over transmissions

Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it was recalling about 1.48 million F-150 pickup trucks in North America due to a potential transmission downshift issue that could increase the risk of a crash.
Reuters - Published

Ford investing $1 billion, adding 500 jobs in Chicago

Ford Motor Co said on Thursday it is investing more than $1 billion in its Chicago operations and adding 500 jobs as it prepares to launch three new SUVs this year.
Reuters - Published

Ford CEO tells employees: 'Time to bury' 2018, focus on doubling profit

Ford Motor Co Chief Executive Jim Hackett told employees late on Thursday the No. 2 U.S. automaker would not accept last year's "mediocre" results and said the company was aiming to nearly double its..
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No-deal Brexit would cost Ford up to $1 billion

Ford Motor Co said on Thursday it faces a bill of up to $1 billion if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, comprising World Trade Organization tariffs and the impact of a weaker pound.
Reuters - Published

Ford fourth-quarter results weighed down by losses overseas

Ford Motor Co on Wednesday posted a lower operating fourth-quarter profit as losses in every global region except North America weighed on results.
Reuters - Published

Overseas losses drag down Ford fourth-quarter results

Ford Motor Co on Wednesday posted a lower operating fourth-quarter profit as losses in every global region except North America weighed on results.
Reuters - Published

Ford posts lower operating profit as overseas losses weigh

Ford Motor Co on Wednesday posted a lower operating fourth-quarter profit as losses in every global region except for North America weighed on results.
Reuters - Published

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