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Ford III embraces racing heritage -- and his own

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2015

Henry Ford III, the great-great-grandson of Henry Ford and grandson of Henry Ford II, says he downplayed his identity while growing up. "To be honest, for a while when I was younger, I sort of tried to avoid it," he told sister publication Autoweek. "You know, when you're a young kid -- especially fifth grade, sixth grade -- you don't want to stick out."...
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Automakers in 'race' to secure aluminum supply, Constellium CEO says

1:04 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 3, 2014

Automakers are in a "race" to secure aluminum supplies as they use more of the lightweight metal instead of steel, Constellium's CEO said. The company said Friday it is buying another aluminum fabricator in the U.S. for $455 million....
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Venezuelan auto industry in free fall amid economic woes

11:22 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 9, 2014

VALENCIA, Venezuela (Reuters) -- Though it is the middle of the work day, the Jeep assembly plant in the central Venezuelan city of Valencia is empty, the machinery still.
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Bill Ford: A good listener, leader

2:20 pm U.S. ET | July 3, 2014

I had the good fortune to work for and with Bill Ford in the early 1990s, when he headed Ford Motor Co.’s climate control division....
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Ford names Fields to replace Mulally as CEO on July 1

8:37 am U.S. ET | May 1, 2014

Ford today named Mark Fields to replace Alan Mulally as CEO on July 1, handing the reins to a 25-year company veteran after being saved by an auto industry outsider. Mulally will make a clean break from Ford and step down from the board as well, but he would not discuss his future plans. Fields said he would not fill the COO position that he is vacating....
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BRAD WERNLE

BLOG: Bill Ford basks in harmonious transition

4:11 pm U.S. ET | May 1, 2014

It was a joyous day at Ford's headquarters as Bill Ford sat between the man who saved the family company -- outgoing CEO Alan Mulally -- and Mark Fields, the man charged with leading Ford into the future....
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BRAD WERNLE

BLOG: Bill Ford basks in harmonious transition

4:11 pm U.S. ET | May 1, 2014

Today was a joyous day at Ford World Headquarters. Chairman Bill Ford sat on the dais between the man who saved the family company -- outgoing CEO Alan Mulally -- and Mark Fields, the man charged with leading Ford into the future....
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Ford names Fields to replace Mulally as CEO on July 1

May 1, 2014 14:37 CET

Ford has named Mark Fields to replace Alan Mulally as CEO on July 1. Fields, 53, emerged as Mulally's likely successor when he was promoted to COO in December 2012....
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