Fords at homeJune 20, 2016
A bronze, life-size sculpture of Edsel and Eleanor Ford walking arm-in-arm was unveiled last week at the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, the couple's mansion in Grosse Pointe Shores, Mich. The sculpture commemorates the 100th wedding anniversary exhibit at the Ford House.
Family Ties: The dynasties of the auto industryJune 6, 2016
Family-controlled auto groups have survived monumental upheaval over the past century, sometimes going against the bottom-line principles of pure capitalism. Need proof? Just look at Ford, BMW, Toyota, Fiat Chrysler and Volkswagen. All are steered in various degrees by the founder's family.
Honda rethinks Henry Ford's assembly lineMay 23, 2016
Honda's new vehicle-assembly approach breaks with ideas that go back to Henry Ford. Instead of standing still as cars pass down the factory line, Honda associates in its newest plant work in teams that ride down the assembly line with the car.
Patent 'trolls' target automakers, and Ford pushes backFeb. 11, 2015
Ford was sued for patent infringement more than a dozen times between 2012 and 2014 by so-called “patent trolls.” These outfits, also known as patent assertion companies, initiate patent cases but don't sell products of their own. Now they're targeting automakers, but Ford is pushing back.