All-Aluminum Ford F-150 Aces Safety Tests – Leaves Rivals Trailing
One of the less talked about advantage of Ford’s switch from steel to (mostly) aluminum construction (of the passenger cell and body) apparently is safety. In recent National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) tests...
BEIJING, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co is poised to overtake its Japanese rivals on the top seller's list in China as Toyota Motor Corp and Honda Motor Co struggle to regain market share following a flare up in anti-Japanese sentiment a year ago.
For much of the past decade, the Dearborn...
Ford Territory Diesel v Rivals
May 14, 2011
Can a diesel engine tow Ford's Territory back to the top of the medium SUV segment? Bruce Newton reports.
Plenty is riding on the success of Ford's diesel-powered Territory, which has finally arrived after several false starts and...
Drive along Michigan Avenue in Dearborn and you can’t miss the telltale signs of decline:
One empty storefront after another sits alongside an undercapitalized new venture here and a wheezing business there. The vibrant restaurant scene of the early decade is gone, a victim of cutbacks at Ford...
Ford Says It Will Seek UAW Givebacks to Match Rivals
By Keith Naughton -
Sep 29, 2010 10:08 AM ET
Ford Motor Co. will seek concessions from the United Auto Workers in negotiations next year to match deals the union gave U.S. rivals General Motors Co. and Chrysler Group LLC, an...
Ford Americas boss Mark Fields: Lincoln will get seven new or “significantly refreshed” vehicles in the next four years.
In an attempt to inject more luxury into its last remaining premium brand, Ford Motor Co. wants to cut at least 200 Lincoln franchises, or 40 percent of its dealers in major...
Ford stance: A cut above ailing rivals
DECEMBER 8, 2008 - 12:01 AM ET
DETROIT — Here's a big challenge for Ford Motor Co. as it seeks federal aid: Avoid the stench of death that surrounds crosstown rivals General Motors and Chrysler LLC.
TRAVERSE CITY -- A senior Toyota Motor Corp. executive told The Detroit News today that the failure of one of Detroit's Big Three automakers would be devastating for his company.
"We want everyone to succeed," said Steve St. Angelo, head of Toyota's Kentucky assembly plant and senior vice...
Ford Edge crossover gaining on its rivals
Vehicle third in sales after just four months
April 9, 2007
BY SARAH A. WEBSTER
FREE PRESS BUSINESS WRITER
Ask any car salespeople and they will tell you: Teachers are some of their toughest customers. They tend to study the price of vehicles as...