Years after rescuing the company from bankruptcy, safety advocates feel the US federal government has once again bailed out General Motors. Several lashed out Thursday when the US Department of Justice...
LG Chem signs battery supply deal with Changan Automobile Co.
Raton Concept PHEV
Korea Herald | 8/16/2015
LG Chem Ltd., South Korea's leading chemicals and battery maker, said Sunday that it has signed a deal to supply electric vehicle batteries to a leading Chinese carmaker.
Ford Fiesta Production to Stay in Germany After Labor Deal
June 10, 2014 - 9:39 am ET
FRANKFURT (Bloomberg) -- Ford will make the next generation of the Fiesta small car in Cologne, Germany, targeting $400 million in savings on production costs from 2017 through 2021 because...
New 2014 C-MAX Hybrid/Energi Lease Deal
Now is a better time for anyone thinking of leasing a 2014 C-MAX Hybrid.
With the mpg drop from 47/47/47 to 45/40/43, the C-MAX Hybrid has taken a sales hit of about 1,000 units monthly since mpg drop. Sales are down -41.5% as of April. Ford has...
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Aston Martin & Daimler finalize their engine deal, will explore future areas of cooperation - WorldCarFans
Companies will develop a bespoke V8 engine that combines high performance with fuel efficiency
...Under the term of the agreement, Aston Martin and AMG will develop a...
Consumer Reports and various blogs and news organizations have been reporting negatively about the fuel economy of the Ford C-MAX and Fusion Hybrids.
The challenge was that they fail to reach the EPA 47 City and 47 Hwy and 47 Combined economy estimates.
First let's clear up a few...
By Michael Gauthier
Jun 24, 2013
Aston Martin has reportedly signed an agreement which will ensure their Ford-built engines stick around for another five years.
The company declined to confirm the rumors but, if the reports are correct, it likely indicates there won't be any radical...
Campbell Ewald near deal on Cadillac account, sources say
Crain's Detroit Business
March 11, 2013
by Bill Shea
Advertising agency Campbell Ewald, which last week announced its decision to relocate its headquarters from Warren to downtown Detroit inside Ford Field, is in talks to pick up a major...
Sep 17, 2012
The Canadian Auto Workers union said it had reached a new four-year tentative agreement with Ford Motor Co. just hours ahead of its strike deadline Monday night.
Ken Lewenza, CAW president, said the union leadership had agreed unanimously to take the...
S&P upgrades Ford debt 2 notches after labor deal
October 21, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) -- Ford's credit rating was lifted to within one level of investment grade Friday, making it cheaper for the automaker to borrow, after it secured a new contract with workers.
Standard & Poor's Ratings...
Flat Rock's "yes" vote swings UAW support back in favor of Ford labor deal
By Drew Johnson
Oct 14th, 2011
In what could prove to be a crucial vote in Ford’s effort to ratify a new four-year labor deal with the United Auto Workers, the automaker’s AutoAlliance International plant in Flat...
UAW says no-vote on Ford deal will result in strike; Ford says it will hire scabs
By Mark Kleis
Oct 13th, 2011
With voting underway to ratify the Ford-UAW four-year labor contract and things ever-so-slightly not going according to plan, Ford has issued what some might take as a stern...
UAW could have labor deal with Ford by week's end
By Drew Johnson
Sep 27th, 2011
Labor negotiations between the UAW and Ford are heating up this week, with the possibility that a new agreement could be in place by week’s end. Talks so far have been relatively smooth, but there is still the...
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...
Saab, Hawtai deal terminated
Douglas A. Bolduc
May 12, 2011
Saab parent Spyker Cars NV said today that a strategic partnership deal with China's Hawtai Motor Group to help Saab turn around its business has been terminated.
As a result, Saab may enter into a new strategic...
Ford to sign deal to explore U.S. exports to China
January 20, 2011
BEIJING (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co. will sign an initial agreement to explore the possibility of exporting vehicles to China, part of a multi-billion dollar commercial pact to be sealed during Chinese President...
Ford, UAW reach deal on Focus plant
Second-tier wage rate not included
BY BRENT SNAVELY and CHRISSIE THOMPSON
Oct. 9, 2010
Ford and the UAW have reached a tentative local agreement that would allow the automaker to build the 2012 Ford Focus compact car profitably at Michigan...
As the G20 summits take place in Toronto, Canada, Ford has taken it upon itself to speak to the Obama administration's decision to address South Korean trade.
Toronto - South Korea - Asia - Korea - Presidency of Barack Obama...
Toyota to supply hybrid technology to Mazda - Autonews
March 29, 2010 12:16 CET
TOKYO (Reuters) -- Toyota Motor Corp. and Mazda Motor Corp. announced a deal under which Toyota will supply its hybrid technology under licence to Mazda, in the latest link-up within the fast-changing auto industry...