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Ford names new global government relations head

19 February 2019

Ford Motor Company is announcing the appointment of Mitch Bainwol as chief government relations officer, effective 1 March. He also is elected a company officer.


VW and Ford 'far apart' on investing in Ford's AV unit - report

14 February 2019

Strategic partners Ford and Volkswagen Group are reportedly in disagreement over how much VW should invest in Ford's self-driving vehicle unit, according to Reuters.


Ford issues new Brexit warning on UK manufacturing

13 February 2019

A report in The Times newspaper says that Ford has told UK prime minister Theresa May that it is stepping up preparations to move manufacturing activity out of Britain as the UK heads towards a 'no-deal' Brexit.


2019 Chicago auto show - the world debuts

8 February 2019

At this year's Chicago auto show, there were world premieres from Ford, Nissan, Ram, Subaru, Toyota and Volkswagen. It's worth noting that not one of them was an electric or even electrified vehicle.


Ford spending $1bn on Chicago plants, adding 500 jobs

7 February 2019

Ford is spending US$1bn and adding more jobs to plants in the Chicago area to expand production of the redesigned Ford Explorer and Lincoln Aviator sport utility vehicles, CNBC reported.


Ford tests light signals for autonomous cars

7 February 2019


Ford jobs 'axe' takes out a Flat Rock shift, as promised

5 February 2019

Ford has officially notified the state of Michigan it planned to do a "mass layoff" of 1,000 hourly factory workers by 1 April, though the carmaker emphasised most workers are moving to other factories rather than losing jobs, a local paper reported.


Ford first to use Gravity Sketch’s 3D virtual reality car designing tool

1 February 2019

Ford says it is the first automaker to work with Gravity Sketch – a 3D virtual reality tool which enables designers to create more human-centric vehicle design.


Gas shortage prompts Michigan automaker closures

31 January 2019

General Motors said last night (30 January) it would temporarily suspend operations at 11 Michigan plants and its Warren Tech Center after a utility made an emergency appeal to users to conserve natural gas during the extreme 'polar vortex' winter cold.


Mazda acquires Ford’s stake in Changan Ford Mazda Engine Company

30 January 2019


Ford Blanquefort future in limbo

30 January 2019

Ford says it "acknowledges" the French competition authority's refusal to approve its plans for its transmission plant at Blanquefort near Bordeaux.


Ford claims Brexit would cost it $800m this year alone - report

24 January 2019

A hard Brexit would cost Ford as much as US$800m (GBP614m) this year alone as a result of World Trade Organisation (WTO) tariffs and the weakening pound – one of the biggest individual company hits forecast so far from the UK crashing out of the EU, according to a Sky News report.


Ford 2018 results take a hit on China, Europe and SA

24 January 2019

Ford has posted full-year 2018 financial results that show net income was USD3.7bn, some USD4.1bn lower than 2017's result. While Ford grew its revenue in North America by USD1.7bn last year it fell in every other region across the globe, with large net losses posted in the Europe, Asia-Pacific and South America regions.


COMMENT - It takes two to tango (and to disagree)

23 January 2019

Many in the automotive sector agree that collaborations among car companies are one way for them to shape up for the big challenges ahead and potential disruption to a basic business model (OEM manufactures vehicle, it is shipped to dealer for retail and final customer is a vehicle owner) that has held sway for more than a century.


Ford to make new compact SUV in Romania - report

22 January 2019

Ford is to build a new small SUV - called Puma - at its Craiova, Romania, plant according to Romanian media.


Ford Mondeo Hybrid Wagon revealed at Brussels show

18 January 2019

At the Brussels Motor Show, Ford of Europe has revealed an enhanced Ford Mondeo range – including a new Mondeo Hybrid wagon (estate).


Ford reshaping company to lead the future of transportation and mobility

18 January 2019


Ford and Carbon expand JV for 3D printing of polymer parts

17 January 2019

Carbon, a Silicon Valley-based digital manufacturing company, has showed the first digitally manufactured polymer parts in production for Ford Motor Company.


Ford shocks with electric F-150 statement

17 January 2019

Jim Farley, Ford Motor's head of world markets, has told attendees at an industry conference in Detroit that the company will bring a fully electric version of the world's best selling vehicle to market.


Ford cautious on 2019 outlook

16 January 2019

In a presentation at the Deutsche Bank Global Auto Industry Conference in Detroit, Ford has cautioned on the 2019 outlook citing risks associated with the global trading environment as well as higher commodity costs. 


Ford Europe sells 1.35m vehicles in 2018

16 January 2019


2019 Detroit auto show - the world debuts

15 January 2019

All the production vehicle and concept world debuts at the 2019 North American International Auto Show are listed below.


Ford and Volkswagen announce commercial vehicle alliance

15 January 2019

As widely expected, Volkswagen and Ford have announced the first formal agreements of broad alliance that will see Ford develop medium pickup trucks for worldwide sale by both automakers, collaboration on vans for Europe and likely partnerships for mobility and electrification.


Union vows to fight job losses at Ford Bridgend engine plant

14 January 2019

The Unite union said it would fight any compulsory redundancies following briefings last week 1,000 job losses were on the cards over the next two years at Ford's Bridgend engine plant in South Wales.


Ford sells 1.075m F-Series trucks globally in 2018

14 January 2019


Ford China sales tank in "challenging" 2018

11 January 2019

Ford sales in China fell 36.9% year on year to 752,243 in 2018, reflecting the overall market plunge.


Ford ride-sharing operation to close

11 January 2019

More bad news for Ford, which yesterday detailed its plan to restructure its European operations and shed potentially thousands of jobs - its ride-share service Chariot is ending operations in the US and the UK by the end of March.


Ford starts talks over European restructure and job cuts

10 January 2019

Ford said today (10 January) it was starting consultations with unions and other parties to begin a restructure of the brand and make its European business "sustainably profitable".


Ford announces 953,000 vehicle Takata inflator recall

7 January 2019

Takata airbag inflators are back in the news with Ford announcing a fourth round of recalls of vehicles fitted with the troubled and now dismembered supplier's products.


Ford US sales plunge 8.8% in December 2018

4 January 2019

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Ford Group news

Ford names new global government relations head

19 February 2019

Ford Motor Company is announcing the appointment of Mitch Bainwol as chief government relations o...


VW and Ford 'far apart' on investment strategy

14 February 2019

Strategic partners Ford and Volkswagen Group are reportedly in disagreement over how much VW shou...


Ford issues new Brexit warning on UK manufacturing

13 February 2019

A report in The Times newspaper says that Ford has told UK prime minister Theresa May that it is...


2019 Chicago auto show - the world debuts

8 February 2019

At this year's Chicago auto show auto show there were world premieres from Ford, Nissan, Ram, Sub...


Ford spending $1bn on Chicago plants

7 February 2019

Ford is spending US$1bn on Chicago assembly and stamping plants and adding 500 new jobs as it pre...


just-auto Plus only Ford tests light signals for autonomous cars

7 February 2019

Hand gestures, head nods and thumbs-up signals all help to ensure drivers, pedestrians and cyclis...



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