The Business end: Raj Nair
Ford's big-picture man sweats the details.
By Josh Condon March 3, 2014
As Ford's head of global product development, Raj Nair oversees everything from Lincoln SUVs to the all-new Mustang. And he's extremely hands-on: Every Friday, Nair and his team test prototypes...
May 22, 2012
May 23 (Reuters) - Mazda Motor Corp is in talks with Italy's Fiat SpA to form a business tie-up as the loss-making Japanese automaker seeks to survive amid a weakening partnership with Ford Motor Co, public broadcaster NHK reported.
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Suzuki to end business alliance with VW over Fiat engine deal
September 12, 2011
TOKYO -- Suzuki Motor Corp. today said that it plans to end its capital and business alliance with Volkswagen.
Suzuki said it will ask VW to sell the Japanese carmaker's shares, saying the...
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General Motors has sold its Saginaw-based steering business, Nexteer Automotive, to Pacific Century Motors, a firm owned by a Beijing-based auto supplier and an investment arm of the Beijing government.
Ford is among the most vocal critics of Japan's decision to exclude foreign automakers from its cash-for-clunkers program, as the issue continues to draw media interest. U.S. trade authorities have protested against Japan's 9-month-old vehicle scrappage program after automakers complained it...
FORD MOTOR COMPANY SUBMITS BUSINESS PLAN TO CONGRESS; PROFIT TARGET, ELECTRIC CAR STRATEGY AMONG NEW DETAILS
Based on current business planning assumptions, Ford expects both its overall and its North American Automotive business pre-tax results to be breakeven or profitable in 2011
According to a European Commission report, Ford is the car industry's biggest spender on R&D. Ford was number one until this year, but got outspent by pharmaceutical company Pfizer. (The Blue Oval vs. the blue pill...who knew?) Ford spent...