For Bill Ford, Lincoln is personal
January 16, 2013
by Bradford Wernle
DETROIT -- For most members of the Ford Motor Co. management team, the resurrection of the Lincoln brand is a critical component of Ford's strategy to be a complete global car company and a sound business...
Ford Mustang To Get Ecoboost Engine, Confirmed By Bill Ford Jr.
By Derek Kreindler
February 16 2011
A tip given to Jalopnik states that Ford chairman Bill Ford Jr. confirmed that an Ecoboost engine will appear in the Mustang, although a timeline and engine specifications were not...
Ridiculed Bill Ford Is Laughing Now as Rival Carmakers Go Green
By Keith Naughton -
Jan 10, 2011
Ford Motor Co. Executive Chairman Bill Ford Jr. faced ridicule and resistance over the years for suggesting the automaker his great-grandfather founded needed to go green to survive. And...
Bill Ford: Automaker moving fast to restore credit rating to investment grade
December 15, 2010
DETROIT (Reuters) -- Ford Motor Co. could reach its target of an investment grade credit rating more quickly than some outside observers might have thought, Executive Chairman Bill...
Even though Ford had a $23 billion in loans to cushion the company during last year's recession, Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford was still very worried about the company's future when the economy went into a tailspin.
Filed under: Etc., Ford, Earnings/Financials
Bill Ford made the sacrifice, now he's earned the reward. After living sans salary from Ford for five years, Bill is due to receive $4 million in cash and up to $12 million in stock options. That doesn't cover the entire five years, but rather the...
PHOENIX – Gov. Jan Brewer ignored criticism from President Barack Obama on Friday and signed into law a bill supporters said would take handcuffs off police in dealing with illegal immigration in Arizona, the nation's busiest gateway for human and drug smuggling from Mexico.
With hundreds of...
Thats according to a autoblog report which if accurate states that ford jr would rather work on the company's future than the rigorous duties of a CEO more at the link
Bill Ford, AdAge chide GM over 230 MPG Chevrolet Volt MPG projection
The Chevrolet Volt's 230 mpg number continues to be questioned. The latest to criticize is Bill Ford, who takes issue not only with the General Motors-approved 230 figure, but also Nissan's claim that its Leaf EV...
DETROIT (Reuters) - Bill Ford, chairman of Ford Motor Co (F.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz), has sold 1 million shares of common stock to pay down debt that he took on to exercise options and acquire stock in the automaker in 2004 and 2005.
Ford sold the shares at an average weighted...
Bill Heard Chevrolet closes doors as part of nationwide shutdown
Steven Cole Smith | Sentinel Automotive Editor
4:33 PM EDT, September 24, 2008
Bill Heard Chevrolet of Sanford closed its doors at the end of business Wednesday, part of a shutdown of all 13 of the...
didn't see this posted...
businessweek.com - Bill Ford on Tipping Points and Thinking Small
by Maria Bartiromo
Bill, the company reported the worst single quarter in history last week, a loss of $8.7 billion. What's happening, and why did we see such a loss?
Bill Ford says Mulally changing Ford's culture
Wed Dec 12, 2007 12:01am ES
By Poornima Gupta
DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co. Chief Executive Alan Mulally is a focused leader who has hit or exceeded targets set for turning around the U.S. automaker, Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford Jr...
Daniel Howes: Mackinac Policy Conference
Bill Ford: U.S. auto industry 'is in play'
With deep-pocket Wall St. investors, 'almost no deal is too big to be done.'
MACKINAC ISLAND -- With Cerberus Capital buying Chrysler and taking control of GMAC, with private equity deals swirling around...
Ford regrets missed environmental chance, styling
Automotive News | 3:50 pm, May 31, 2007
MACKINAW CITY, Mich. (Reuters) -- Ford Motor Co. missed a chance to seize the lead in addressing environmental concerns and allowed its sedan styling to go stale in recent years, Executive Chairman...
Ford family members, heavily invested in Ford Motor Co., were prodding Chairman Bill Ford Jr. to seek help from an outsider last year even as he was wooing now-CEO Alan Mulally away from Boeing, according to a report today by Portfolio, a new Conde Nast business publication.
In a lengthy article...