Ford to recall 114,000 vehicles worldwide to fix fuel-pump issue, power windowsWed, 24, Aug 2016
Ford said it was recalling about 91,000 vehicles in North America to replace faulty fuel-pump parts that could potentially cause a car to stall without warning. Ford also said it was recalling 23,150 Ford Escape SUVs from the 2017 model year to update power-window software.
Routes diverge in the race to remove the fallible driverSun, 21, Aug 2016
Ford has staked its future on a grandiose moonshot, taking more time to test exhaustively before making one giant leap to full automation. Meanwhile, Uber, GM and Tesla are more gradually shifting responsibility from the driver to the vehicle, essentially putting customers in the midst of their development processes.
ObituaryMon, 22, Aug 2016
Ernie Lofton, former head of the UAW's Ford department, died Aug. 4. He was 84.
As sales sputter, are muscle cars the canaries in the industry coal mine?Mon, 22, Aug 2016
After hitting a five-year peak in 2015, combined sales of the Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro and Dodge Challenger have declined 8.4 percent this year. So is it time to worry about America's fabled muscle-car troika?
Automotive marketing drives Woodward Dream CruiseFri, 19, Aug 2016
The Woodward Dream Cruise draws more than 1 million people north of Detroit every year for days of pure automotive bliss. All those eager eyeballs in one location means a prime marketing opportunity for the Detroit 3.
Ford to extend GT production two more yearsFri, 19, Aug 2016
Ford is officially extending production of its GT supercar for two more years. The initial run included 500 GTs, with 250 being built a year at a facility in Markham, Ontario.
Detroit competition for talent ramps up in Silicon ValleyWed, 17, Aug 2016
For the first time in America's industrial history, the center for automotive technology is drifting away from Detroit. Ford, aiming to put fully autonomous vehicles into the economy by 2021, announced that it's doubling the size of its office in Silicon Valley to 260 people and investing in four companies that are key to building self-driving cars.
Ford to make autonomous cars for ride-hailing, ride-sharing by 2021Tue, 16, Aug 2016
Ford today said it plans to introduce an autonomous vehicle by 2021 for use in a ride-hailing or ride-sharing service. Ford said the vehicle would be “specifically designed for commercial mobility services” and built in high volumes.
Small crossovers, tight raceMon, 15, Aug 2016
Each month there are a handful of model vs. model races we watch closely when U.S. sales numbers are reported - Camry vs. Accord; Corolla vs. Civic; 3 series vs. C class; F- eries vs. Silverado. The usual. But the segment providing the most entertainment these days is the compact crossover class.
Ford, Reuss head lineup at World CongressMon, 15, Aug 2016
Ford Motor Co. Executive Chairman Bill Ford and General Motors product czar Mark Reuss - two industry leaders who've helped drive enormous change at their companies - will head the speaker lineup at the Automotive News World Congress here in January.
Suspect arrested in Ford plant killingFri, 12, Aug 2016
A suspect was arrested late Thursday and charged today in connection to the killing of a Ford employee outside the automaker's Kansas City Assembly Plant.
Ford's brands enter a quiet periodMon, 15, Aug 2016
Ford Motor Co. has a light schedule of vehicle launches in 2016 and 2017, but that's only because the automaker is coming off one of the busiest product-development periods in its history.