Fields could walk away from Ford with $57.5 million

Former Ford CEO Mark Fields, ousted by the board after the automaker's stock declined 37 percent on his watch, could walk away with about $57.5 million in compensation.


Supreme Court ruling could protect automakers from predatory patent suits

The Supreme Court ruled that patent lawsuits must be filed on the defendant's turf, a decision expected to protect US automakers from predatory patent litigation.

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| UPDATED: 5/24/17 4:19 pm ET - adds stock close
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New Ford CEO Hackett conjures up memories of Mulally

It was déjà vu at Ford's world headquarters as Executive Chairman Bill Ford took the stage and introduced Jim Hackett as the automaker's new "transformational," turnaround-tested CEO.

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