Why Ford took the plunge on the aluminum F-150
Why did Ford Motor Co. take the plunge and decide to build an aluminum-bodied 2015 F-150 pickup?
After all, moving from welded-steel construction of the cab and cargo bed to lightweight aluminum meant higher material costs, a huge investment in...
Auto stocks crash with broader markets; GM, Ford plunge over 8%
By: Dustin Welsh
August 8, 2011
DETROIT -- The auto industry wasn't spared from today's crash on world stock markets.
As of mid-afternoon, the Dow Jones industrial average plummeted to 11,044, down 3.5 percent...
Shares of electric car maker Tesla Motors ran low on voltage Tuesday, falling beneath the stock's initial public offering price after a stunning run-up last week. Shares in the Palo Alto, Calif., company lost 16%, or $3.09, Tuesday to $16.11 in the Nasdaq stock market.
GM Jan sales plunge 49 percent; output cut
By Kevin Krolicki
DETROIT, Feb 3 (Reuters) - General Motors Corp (GM.N) reported a 49 percent drop in January sales on Tuesday, a steeper-than-expected plunge that came as overall U.S. auto sales tumbled to their lowest level since 1982.
GM cut its...
GM Oct. sales fall nearly half.
Monday November 3, 2:26 pm ET
By Tom Krisher and Bree Fowler, AP Auto Writers
GM's US sales plunge 45 pct., Ford down 30 pct.; industry could have worst month in 25 years
DETROIT (AP) -- General Motors' October U.S. sales plunged 45 percent and Ford's dropped...
NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Sales at Ford Motor plunged 13 percent in April, the latest sign of trouble for the nation's embattled No. 2 automaker, although the sales weren't quite as bad as some forecasts.
Ford reported that its U.S. sales...