Raj Nair

Barra is first GMI graduate to be auto CEO

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 17, 2014
Here's another bit of Mary Barra trivia: She's the first graduate of General Motors Institute (now Kettering University) to become CEO of GM or any automaker....
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Been there, done that, Ford says of process

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 20, 2014
The aluminum body of the 2015 Ford F-150 pickup uses the same bonding process developed by Ford engineers for the Jaguar XJ luxury sedan and the Range Rover SUV more than a decade ago. This explains, in part, why Ford Motor Co. executives are confident they can handle the F-150's switch to aluminum....
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Ford's 'quality' push comes at busy time for automaker

10:24 am U.S. ET | Jan. 20, 2014
Ford is betting that the tight bond between two of its senior executives can help the automaker prevent quality missteps from derailing its busiest-ever year for launching new vehicles. Joe Hinrichs, head of North and South American operations, and Raj Nair, Ford's global product development chief, are two of the key players in what has been an all-out push to stamp out problems that have dogged the automaker in the last few years....
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NICK GIBBS

Does the Ford Edge have any chance in Europe?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 3, 2013
Ford's confidence that it can sell decent numbers of the Mondeo-based Edge in Europe might be misplaced because demand has been falling in the region for mass-market large SUVs....
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NICK GIBBS

Does the Ford Edge have any chance in Europe?

3:50 am U.S. ET | Nov. 27, 2013
Ford's confidence that it can sell decent numbers of the Mondeo-based Edge in Europe might be misplaced because demand has been falling in the region for mass-market large SUVs....
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2013 L.A. Auto Show

Ford Edge Concept has enhanced park assist, obstacle avoidance

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2013
The Ford Edge Concept can locate a perpendicular parking space -- the kind in a shopping mall parking lot, for example -- and maneuver into it with little or no input from the driver....
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EPA says its mpg test holds up for hybrids

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2013
Don't blame the test. That's the EPA's message in the wake of Ford Motor Co.'s decision to restate fuel economy estimates on its C-Max Hybrid....
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Automakers tap customer demand for infotainment

Aug. 2, 2013 06:01 CET
The growing importance of in-car infotainment has taken carmakers by surprise, according to supplier Harman. “Non-branded infotainment has become the brain of the car and is now more important than even OEMs realized,” the company's head of automotive Sachin Lawande told Automotive News Europe....
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