October 27, 2020

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    Jim Farley

    Ford CEO Farley promises to move automaker with urgency

    Ford Motor new CEO, Jim Farley, on Thursday promised the automaker would move with urgency, responding to investor and analyst criticism of the speed at which his former CEO Jim Hackett acted. Farley, on his first day as Ford’s 11th CEO, also declared an executive shake-up that included naming a new CFO. Ford’s promise to […]

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    Incoming CEO of Ford Jim Farley sees potential in commercial vehicles

    Since the time Jim Farley was named the CFO and heir apparent to the top spot at Ford Motor in February, Jim Farley has touted the potential development of its commercial vehicles. But it’s not just more trucks and vans that Farley aims to sell to the consumers. As Farley prepares to take over as […]

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    Major automakers urge FTC to seek appeal after defeat in Qualcomm case

    A group of tech companies and automakers, such as Tesla Inc, Ford Motor, Honda Motor, and Daimler AG, on Monday, urged the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to seek an appeal following its loss in a case against chip supplier Qualcomm Inc. Earlier this month a U.S. appeals court reversed a lower-court decision against Qualcomm, […]

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    Ford posts profit but expects loss this year

    Ford Motor on Thursday said it expects a full-year loss but also said that it should have enough cash on hand throughout the rest of this year, even if global demand drops further or the coronavirus crisis results in more shutdowns of vehicle assembly plants. The automaker also said that on July 27 it repaid […]

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    SK Innovation

    Legal case of Korean battery providers to Ford and VW turns into a fight for jobs

    South Korea’s rival battery-makers LG Chem and SK Innovation, who are the suppliers to leading automakers such as Volkswagen, Ford and General Motors, are caught in a growing row in the United States as the quest to produce jobs complicates an ongoing legal fight. Last year, LG Chem took legal action against smaller rival SK […]

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    Ford to get back pre-coronavirus production rates in U.S. by early July

    Ford Motor expects to have its U.S. vehicle assembly plants to get back into production in early July at the rates they did before the coronavirus pandemic led shut down of the U.S. auto industry for two months, a top executive stated on Wednesday. “By July 6, we will expect to have all of our […]

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    Volkswagen closes $2.6 billion investment in Argo AI

    Volkswagen has closed its $2.6 billion investment in self-driving startup Argo AI, who is based on Pittsburgh. The automaker disclosed in a blog post on Tuesday. Argo, established in 2016 by Bryan Salesky and Peter Rander, is now jointly controlled by Volkswagen and Ford Motor, which made an initial investment in Argo after it was […]

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    BYD to provide electric vehicle batteries to Ford

    Chinese electric automaker BYD will provide electric vehicle batteries to U.S. automaker Ford Motor, a document on the website of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology revealed on Monday. Ford’s China venture with Changan Automobile is looking for government approval to construct a plug-in hybrid model geared up with BYD’s batteries, according to the […]

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    Ford expects $5 billion loss in current quarter as coronavirus spreads

    Ford Motor stated on Tuesday its second-quarter loss would be more than $5 billion from $2 billion in the first quarter because of the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, but added it had enough money regardless of the crisis to last the rest of 2020. “We believe the company’s cash is enough to take us […]

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    Airbus and Ford say they can make more ventilators if UK ups order

    A group of companies, including Airbus and Ford, could make more than the current government order of 20,000 ventilators and keep making once normal operations begin to restart, the head of the project informed Reuters on Tuesday. Several engineering, aerospace, automotive and Formula One companies have joined each other to produce the equipment in order […]

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    Ford, Jaguar cuts thousands of jobs throughout Europe

    Ford Motor and Jaguar Land Rover revealed sweeping job cuts across Europe on Thursday as automakers are having hard time with a slump in demand for diesel vehicles, tougher emissions regulations and a global economic slowdown led by China. Tata-owned JLR, based in central England, stated it will slash 4,500 out of 42,500 jobs, while […]

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    Ford self-driving cars

    Ford plans to invest $4 billion in new self-driving vehicle unit

    Ford Motor stated on Tuesday it was creating a separate $4 billion unit to house its self-driving vehicle projects and is looking outside investors, after a similar move in May by Detroit competitor General Motors with its Cruise Automation unit. GM’s spinoff of Cruise drew a $2.25-billion investment from SoftBank Group, increasing the automaker’s share […]

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    Australia new automobiles sales on track for record year

    Sales of new automobiles in Australia dipped in October from the exact same month in 2015 however just because there was one less selling day and the marketplace stayed on track for a record-setting year The Australian Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries’ VFACTS report on Friday revealed 93,357 new automobiles were sold in October, down […]

    Press Releases

    Toyota once again tops U.S. auto reliability survey, Buick surprises

    Two Toyota Motor brands once again led the yearly dependability study from Consumer Reports magazine, and General Motors Buick was the very first American brand name during a minimum of 35 years to crack the leading three, the Consumer magazine stated on Monday. It was the fourth straight year that Lexus and Toyota completed in […]

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    Ford and Jaguar Land Rover test connected cars in Britain

    Jaguar Land Rover, Ford and Tata Motors are evaluating connected vehicles which can communicate with each other using technology developed to speed up journeys and cut accidents, the very first such trials in Britain. Automobiles that have the ability to alert motorists when another linked automobile brakes suddenly and those which can keep track of […]

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