Bill Ford Jr.

Think co-op, not VEBA, for health care pool

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 6, 2015

This summer, UAW President Dennis Williams floated the idea that the union wanted to work with the Detroit 3 to create a health-care pool for workers. Best guess as to what that means: a purchasing consortium to drive down the fees that hospitals, doctors and insurers charge....
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BLOG: The UAW (and Trump) cry foul as Ford runs for border

2:52 pm U.S. ET | July 23, 2015

As GM and Ford run for the border, investing billions of dollars and creating thousands of jobs in Mexican plants, UAW leaders fume and gain an unlikely ally....
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Bill Ford to receive award from Steven Spielberg

1:15 pm U.S. ET | June 29, 2015

Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford will receive the Ambassador for Humanity Award from the USC Shoah Foundation at the organization's gala on Sept. 10. Hollywood legend Steven Spielberg will present Ford with the award....
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Ford enters car-sharing, electric bike markets in mobility push

10:30 pm U.S. ET | June 23, 2015

Ford is getting into the car-sharing and electric bike businesses as part of CEO Mark Fields' effort to transform the automaker into a more holistic provider of transportation options....
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Ford boosts stock dividend 20% even after profit declines

9:14 am U.S. ET | Jan. 8, 2015

Ford raised its quarterly dividend 20 percent today, the third boost in as many years, even as the automaker has said profit would decline for 2014....
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Ford poised to raise dividend by 20%, forecast says

2:49 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2015

Ford is poised to raise its quarterly dividend 20 percent, the third boost in as many years, even as the automaker has said profit would decline for 2014....
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Ford, Magna, Verizon commit $2 million to bring 10 transportation-related startups to Detroit

11:06 am U.S. ET | Dec. 11, 2014

Ford, Magna, and Verizon are sponsoring what is being billed as Techstars Mobility, Driven by Detroit, an accelerator program to foster innovative transportation-related startups....
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Bill Ford and Co. laud The Affable One

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 3, 2014

Just how special was Nick Scheele, the late Jaguar CEO, Ford president and all-around good guy, to Bill Ford? Ford missed seeing his Detroit Lions pull out a thrilling comeback 22-21 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Oct. 26 in London's Wembley Stadium. The Ford Motor Co. executive chairman feared he could not get back in time for Scheele's memorial service in Dearborn, Mich., the next day....
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