Archive for Category: "Ford"
About 27,000 U.S. hourly workers have left Ford Motor Co. under buyout or early retirement offers, the automaker said Thursday. Ford offered the packages last year to reduce its work force to match lower demand for its cars and trucks. Initially about 37,000 workers signed up for the offers, but not all have left the [...]
General Motors, Ford and Chrysler will seek labor cost reductions that put them on par with their Asian rivals during summer contract talks with the United Auto Workers, officials of the three automakers said Wednesday. Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler Group officials who asked not to be identified because of the sensitive nature of the [...]
Ford Motor Co. officials have confirmed published reports that the Dearborn automaker is discussing the future fate of its Jaguar and Land Rover brands, which could involve a sale of one or both divisions. Officials at the Dearborn automaker confirmed that it has had meetings with members of the British Parliament in which the future [...]
Ford Motor Co. could raise more money for its massive restructuring plan or a shift in union health care if the automaker finds a buyer for its Jaguar, Volvo and Land Rover brands, analysts said Monday. Ford, which lost $12.6 billion last year, is assessing all options for its operations, a person familiar with company [...]
Ford Motor Co. supplanted Toyota as leader of the pack in J.D. Power and Associates' annual initial quality rankings released Wednesday, grabbing more individual awards than any other automaker for the first time since 1998, when it tied for the top spot. Ford ranked highest in five of 19 segments in this year's survey. That's [...]
Last year, Ford Motor Co. said it would suspend merit pay increases for salaried workers this year as part of its belt-tightening to get back on track financially. But lately, some workers have been getting a little financial pick-me-up for pitching in on all the extra work left behind when one-third of the company workforce [...]
A Ford Motor Co. official predicts that his company's overall U.S. sales will drop in May, but its retail sales to individual buyers will show a year-over-year monthly increase for the first time since October of 2006. George Pipas, Ford's top sales analyst, told reporters Tuesday that the increase, which includes only the Ford, Lincoln [...]
Born from tremendous customer reaction to the F-150 performance truck concept that was on display at the November 2006 SEMA show, the supercharged F-150 Harley-Davidson™ packs the extra power punch that Ford truck enthusiasts have been demanding.
With the introduction of the there are destined to be plenty of other pickup drivers having nightmares about this limited-to-100 edition hauler after watching it blow by them on roads across America.
The U.S. Supreme Court ordered reconsideration of a $55 million punitive-damage award assessed against Ford Motor Co. for an Explorer sport utility vehicle rollover accident that left a California woman paralyzed. The justices told a California appeals court to take a fresh look at the case in light of a Feb. 20 Supreme Court ruling [...]