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Mulally overcame skepticism that a plane guy could revive Ford

6:19 pm U.S. ET | April 21, 2014
When Alan Mulally was named Ford CEO n 2006 after 37 years at Boeing, plenty of industry veterans had the same question: What does a plane guy know about the car business?... Read More »

 

Ford boosts Mulally's pay 11% to $23 million on rising profits

2:15 pm U.S. ET | March 28, 2014
Ford boosted CEO Alan Mulally's compensation by 11 percent last year to $23.2 million as the automaker posted record earnings in North American and Asia.... Read More »

 

Global vehicle sales will likely peak in next decade, analysts say

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 1, 2014
The planet that Henry Ford put on wheels is poised for a stall. The world will reach "Peak Car" -- a point at which annual global sales growth will top out -- in the next decade, analysts predict.... Read More »

 

Frigid Ford force skates to victory in Wisconsin

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 17, 2014
The wind chill factor plunged to 27 below zero when Bill Ford and the rest of Team Ford took to the ice in Eagle River, Wis., for the 2014 Labatt Blue/USA Pond Hockey Championship.... Read More »

 

Ford's next dividend hike could see family reap $34 million

1:17 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 8, 2014
Ford, poised to boost its quarterly dividend for the second time in two years, may push it to 12 cents a share for an annual payout of at least $34 million to the automaker's family members.... Read More »

 

A look back at 61 years of top stories

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 30, 2013
Every year since 1953, reporters and editors at Automotive News have chosen the year's top auto story. Here are their picks.... Read More »

 

Mulally-Microsoft buzz seen as overshadowing Ford vehicle introductions in busy 2014

6:29 am U.S. ET | Dec. 16, 2013
Alan Mulally's candidacy for the top job at Microsoft threatens to overshadow vehicle introductions at Ford and raises the risk of internal strife among his deputies at the automaker.... Read More »

 

From Shanghai to Times Square, Mustang stampedes in 6-part spectacle

4:10 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 5, 2013
A live, national-television reveal on a popular American morning show watched by an average of nearly 6 million people was only one piece of the lavish global spectacle that Ford engineered Thursday to introduce the sixth-generation Mustang.... Read More »

 

Ford board to discuss Mulally's plans this week as Microsoft searches, report says

Oct. 6, 2013 20:49 CET
Ford directors gathering this week are likely to discuss the future plans of CEO Alan Mulally, who is being considered for the top job at Microsoft, according to a person familiar with the board's thinking.... Read More »

 

Ford directors to discuss CEO plans as Microsoft searches, report says

2:49 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2013
Ford directors gathering this week are likely to discuss the future plans of CEO Alan Mulally, who is being considered for the top job at Microsoft, according to a person familiar with the board's thinking.... Read More »

 

Bill Ford praises deep bench while reiterating Mulally CEO plan

Oct. 2, 2013 06:34 CET
Ford Chairman Bill Ford emphasized the abilities of his company's top executives while reiterating that Alan Mulally will continue leading Ford Motor Co. for now.... Read More »

 

Common interests drew Steelcase boss to Ford

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 23, 2013
Steelcase CEO Jim Hackett will tell you that he has neither any particular design skills nor an automotive background.... Read More »

 

Ford's Mulally says he'll remain CEO through 2014

8:58 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 5, 2013
Ford CEO Alan Mulally reiterated that he intends to lead the automaker through next year, following reports that Microsoft may seek to recruit him. "I plan to continue to serve as Ford's president and CEO until at least the end of 2014," to remain "absolutely laser focused" on earnings growth, Mulally wrote in an e-mail to Bloomberg News..... Read More »

 

Philip Caldwell, Ford CEO after Henry Ford II, dies at 93

1:03 pm U.S. ET | July 11, 2013
Philip Caldwell, Ford Motor's first CEO who wasn't a member of the founder's family, and who gambled the automaker's future on the Taurus sedan in the 1980s, has died. He was 93.... Read More »

 

At Ford, 5 from Gen 5 in the family business of great-great-granddad

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 1, 2013
The Ford family's fifth generation -- the great-great grandchildren of Ford Motor founder Henry Ford -- now are among the ranks of the company, according to The Wall Street Journal.... Read More »

 

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