Ford explores strategic alliance with India's MahindraSept. 18
Ford Motor Co. and Indian automaker Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd. are exploring forming a strategic alliance as the U.S. automaker tries to gain a foothold in a country that's set to become the world's third-biggest car market.
Ford curbed the infighting once. It must do it againJune 12
When Bill Ford handed over his job to Mulally, he had his back. It worked. He needs to make that a priority again.
GM shareholders to decide on Greenlight stock plan, board challengeJune 5
Greenlight Capital's plan to split up GM stock, as well as its challenge to the company's board of directors, will come to a head on Tuesday.
Hackett's Job One: End the infightingJune 5
New Ford CEO Jim Hackett must guide the automaker through a wave of changes -- new executives, a new structure, looming buyouts and a declining market.
Lutz: Fields great for 15 years agoJune 5
It’s natural to turn to Bob Lutz for perspective when there is a big shake-up at a company he once helped run. So what did Maximum Bob make of the changes at Ford?
Failed Ford, Google deal the turning pointMay 29
A look back at the timeline of the failed Ford-Google talks reveals a moment that became a turning point in Mark Fields' career at Ford. The episode indirectly left Ford struggling to voice an autonomous vehicle strategy and led to the emergence of Jim Hackett.
Fields tried to fire Hinrichs before being ousted from FordMay 31
Days before his May 19 ouster as CEO of Ford, Mark Fields was proposing to fire his top lieutenant, Joe Hinrichs, in an effort to relieve some of the pressure he was facing from a skeptical board of directors, Automotive News has learned.
After Fields, is anyone safe?May 29
Mark Fields managed the F-150 pickup transformation, repositioned the Lincoln brand, restored European profits, renegotiated labor agreements and started a movement to the world of mobility. That he was fired begs the question: Is anyone safe?
Ford fires CEO Mark Fields, names former Steelcase chief Jim Hackett to take overMay 22
Ford, in a sweeping management shake-up, named Jim Hackett, former CEO of Steelcase, chief executive, replacing Mark Fields, who is stepping down amid pressure from shareholders over a slumping stock price and during a period of rapid transformation and disruption that is rocking the auto industry.
Rethinking FieldsMay 29
Ford's "sharpening" of operations could involve a rethink of many of ex-CEO Mark Fields' initiatives.
If you live by the swordMay 29
Mark Fields is a nice guy, but being a nice guy didn't matter. Wall Street has decided that it is not in love with automotive stocks.
To succeed, Ford needs a visionary leader with focusMay 29
Ford has installed a “visionary” as its CEO. But without enough focus to go with that vision, Ford may end up just spinning its wheels.