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  1. Ford Corporate News
    Ford Motor Co. is modifying its vehicle-launch procedures to catch problems earlier, said Joe Hinrichs, Ford president of the Americas. The changes come after quality problems hobbled several important launches of Ford vehicles, including the Ford Escape and Lincoln MKZ. "We've done a...
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    Ford, PlugShare partner to aid EV owners on the road Automotive News February 12, 2013 by Andrew Thurlow Ford Motor Co. is joining with PlugShare.com, an aggregator of electric vehicle charging stations, to provide drivers with the location of charging stations and other services on their...
  3. Ford Motor Company Discussion
    Ford Stands Against Opel and Vauxhall State Aid Ford Motor Company announced it is against state aids for General Motors’ European brands Opel and Vauxhall. "We believe companies should pay for restructuring themselves," said Wolfgang Schneider, head of legal, governmental environmental...
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    Associated Press via biz.yahoo.com Auto suppliers to get $5 billion in aid Thursday March 19, 12:56 pm ET By Ken Thomas, Associated Press WriterGovernment to provide financing for troubled auto parts suppliers WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Treasury Department, trying to stabilize the battered auto...
  5. Mazda Discussion
    March 17 (Bloomberg) -- Mazda Motor Corp., burdened with the second-worst credit rating among Japan’s carmakers and a 62 percent surge in short-term borrowing this fiscal year, plans to apply for government aid as it consumes cash. “We can’t sell bonds right now,” said Nobuyoshi Tochio...
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    Reuters Automakers to get $17.4 billion in government aid WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The government will offer up to $17.4 billion in loans to the ailing U.S. automakers and expects General Motors and Chrysler LLC to access the money immediately, a senior administration official said on Friday...
  7. General Motors Discussion
    Bloomberg GM Said to Study Shedding Saab, Saturn, Pontiac to Win U.S. Aid Nov. 26 (Bloomberg) -- General Motors Corp., working to cut costs to win $12 billion in government loans, is studying whether to shed its Saturn, Saab and Pontiac brands in addition to Hummer, people familiar with the...
  8. Ford Motor Company Discussion
    Courtesy of Auto Blog. Congress will take up the question of aid to the automakers this week, and General Motors would like you to know what the consequences might be if the fed doesn't step in and help. U.S. automakers would like an additional $25 billion in aid to supplant the $25 billion...
  9. Ford Motor Company Discussion
    Reuters House Speaker backs auto industry aid WASHINGTON (Reuters) – House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday federal aid for the failing U.S. automobile industry was urgently needed and that she was confident Congress could act on emergency bailout legislation next week...
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    VIA Clinton offers Detroit automakers health care aid Sat Jun 9, 2007 4:43pm ET By Kevin Krolicki DETROIT, June 9 (Reuters) - U.S. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton on Saturday offered a double-barreled campaign message for the struggling U.S. auto industry: accept tougher fuel economy standards...
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