ABB Wins $52 Million Robots Order At Ford’s Newest China Factory
Newswire & Press Release
ABB robots to be installed at Changan Ford’s new Harbin-based auto factory as part of its Body-in-White (BIW) welding process ABB robots have been used successfully across Changan Ford's...
Ford China Sales Hit 1 Million Mark
Detroit Free Press
Ford's come-from-behind efforts in China are paying off as the automaker has exceeded the 1 million sales mark with a 20% increase in sales through the first 11 months of the year.
But its November sales numbers as a percentage increase...
Cadillac chief envisions $250,000 flagship car -- in 2029
AutoNews - Reuters
November 19, 2014
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) -- Cadillac's new boss believes General Motors' premium brand could eventually sell ultra-luxury cars that retail for a quarter-million dollars by 2029.
"It is too early today...
Daimler sees $780 million windfall from sale of Tesla stake
Oct. 21, 2014 23:18 CET
Auto News Europe
FRANKFURT -- Daimler AG on Tuesday said it would book a $780 million windfall from selling its 4 percent stake in rival electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc.
A cooperation agreement to supply...
Mercedes Upstages Rolls-Royce With $1 Million S-Class
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class Pullman will have three rows and cost as much as double the top-of-the-line Rolls-Royce, setting it up to become the world’s most expensive sedan when it goes on sale next year.
Priced at about $1 million...
Ford spending $500 million to build new V-6 truck engine in Ohio
Production of the new V-6 engine will begin in Lima, Ohio, in the fourth quarter to coincide with the 2015 Ford F-150's launch. Ford is adding 300 jobs at the plant.
DETROIT -- Ford Motor Co. is investing $500 million...
Ford Energi/Focus Electric Consumers Surpass 65 Million EV Miles!
Ford stated in the new Ford Electrified Vehicles 101: What Ford Employees Need to Know article that through January, data on plug-in vehicles (Ford C-MAX Energi, Ford Fusion Energi and Ford Focus Electric) shows that the total...
G.M. said in the release that it was now aware of the deaths of 13 front-seat occupants in crashes where the front air bags did not deploy.
G.M. had previously recalled about 619,000 vehicles in the United States, including Chevrolet Cobalts from the 2005-7 model years and 2007 Pontiac G5...
Ford Offers SYNC AppLink for 3.4 Million More Customers
DEARBORN – Building on the pioneering SYNC® in-car connectivity system it launched in 2007, Ford Motor Company today announces new system investments and organizational alignments to deliver the industry’s best fully integrated...
Ford investing $150 million in Buffalo stamping plant
November 21, 2013 - 1:25 pm ET
DETROIT (Reuters) -- Ford Motor Co. will spend $150 million to upgrade and expand its Buffalo, N.Y., stamping plant, which makes doors, hoods and other parts for several models including the Edge...
Driven by New Growth Momentum: Changan Ford Achieves Record 2 Million Sales
CHONGQING, China — Changan Ford Automobile, (CAF), Ford’s joint venture in China, recently achieved another significant milestone: the sale of its 2 millionth car.
In cooperation with Ford, CAF has introduced...
Ford awards Mulally nearly $12 million in performance bonuses
March 5, 2013
DETROIT (Reuters) -- Ford Motor Co. CEO Alan Mulally this week was awarded performance bonuses worth nearly $12 million, Ford disclosed to U.S. regulators on Tuesday.
The amount Mulally makes from the...
Toyota recalling 1.3 million cars for airbag problems - NY Daily News
In the U.S., 752,000 Corolla and Corolla Matrix models were being recalled because of a defect that causes airbags to deploy inadvertently. It is the third Toyota recall since October to involve more than a million cars...
1968 Shelby EXP 500 fails to sell at Barrett-Jackson despite $1.8 million bid
January 19, 2013
by Jeremy Korzeniewski
EXP, in the case of the 1968 Ford Mustang you see above, stands for Experimental. You see, this is one of the cars used by the Shelby American team in the development...
Ford Is Only Brand to Top 2 Million Sales in the U.S. for 2012; Focus Remains Best-Selling Global Nameplate So Far This Year
Ford on track to sell 2.2 million U.S. vehicles in 2012, marking two straight years above the 2 million mark – the only brand to top 2 million U.S. sales...
New $760 million U.S. (RMB 4.8 billion) investment in Hangzhou assembly plant in China will boost initial capacity by 250,000 units, bringing Ford’s total investment in China to $4.9 billion U.S. since 2006
Ford’s total passenger car capacity in China will increase to 1.2 million...
MAY 30, 2012
Even if you are not an engineer, it's always interesting to learn about what goes on behind the locked doors of automotive test facilities.
Ford is affording us a sneak peak at how it tested the new Transit Custom Van's doors to ensure that they can withstand heavy...