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Henry Ford: The Steve Jobs of his time

Jan 29, 2013
A new documentary looks at the life and work of Henry Ford, one of the greatest innovators in U.S. history.
Posted In: Ford, history, cars, pbs

2012 a bumper year for U.S. carmakers

Jan 3, 2013
General Motors, Ford and Chrysler all saw significant gains in U.S. sales during 2012.
Posted In: Auto, Ford, Chrysler, General Motors

At L.A. Auto Show, a big star is a gas-powered engine

Nov 29, 2012
Several new electric and hybrid cars were introduced at the Los Angeles Auto Show, but high prices are expected to keep alternative-fuel vehicles a small part of the market. Ford's shot at efficiency: a three-cylinder Fiesta.
Posted In: hybrid cars, Ford, Ford Fiesta, electric cars

UPDATE: Ford to transfer UK plant to Turkey

Oct 25, 2012
Ford has announced the closure of its last vehicle manufacturing plant in the UK. The company is reportedly shutting down a van factory and shifting production to Turkey.
Posted In: Ford, auto market, UK, Europe debt crisis

Ford executive on marketing to today's youth

Sep 18, 2012
Mark Fields is one of several Ford executives cruising through American cities today in a 2013 Ford Fusion hybrid. He takes Kai for a spin to talk about the youth market, social media, and Ford's future.
Posted In: Ford, automobile, marketing

Who will keep Ford's winning streak going?

Sep 13, 2012
As CEO Alan Mulally nears retirement, his stellar performance in saving and reinvigorating Ford makes even employees wonder: who can replace him?
Posted In: Ford, Auto

Ford to expand into Europe

Sep 7, 2012
Ford Motor Company has announced plans to introduce more models into Europe, including the iconic Mustang. The timing seems strange -- Ford is expected to lose more than a billion dollars in Europe this year.
Posted In: Ford

Ford looks to lighten its pickup trucks

Jul 27, 2012
Ford reportedly plans to swap aluminum for much of the steel in its F-150 pickup truck. Will the gamble for fuel efficiency fly with customers?
Posted In: Ford, aluminum, steel

Ford finds a market beyond cars

May 25, 2012
Ford's blue oval logo and pick-up truck slogan fuels sales of licensed products from Hot Wheels toys to girls’ T-shirts.
Posted In: Ford, marketing, logo, toys

Moody's upgrades Ford debt

May 23, 2012
Six years ago, Ford lost billions when SUV sales stalled. It borrowed billions, and put up factories and its famous trademark as collateral. After a major restructuring, the automaker has earned an investment-grade rating from Moody's.
Posted In: Moody's, Ford, Auto

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