Scandal-hit UAW agrees to contract extensions with Ford, FCA
Friday, 13 September 2019 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 its president.
The return of the 2021 Ford Bronco has generated a lot of interest. Business Insider reports that the interest was so much Ford's reservation website briefly crashed. First deliveries of the Bronco will commence in spring 2021. However, the reservation list is very long. Car and Driver reports that some customers might not take delivery of their Broncos until 2022.
Ford's four-legged dog-like robots can sit, shake hands and roll over. They also can perform 360-degree camera scans, handle 30-degree grades and climb stairs for hours at a time - all to help save time, reduce cost and increase efficiency.
Business Insider reports that Ford will reveal the all-new, 2021 F-150 pickup truck on Thursday evening. The F-150 has been the bestselling vehicle in the US for 43 straight years. According to Insider, F-150 has come under intense competitive pressure as Chevy and RAM have launched redesigned full-size pickups. Even as the pandemic rages pickup-truck sales have held up. Ford depends on the F-150 as critical cashflow as the company undergoes an $11-billion restructuring.