Lee Iacocca

FATHER OF AN ICON

Lee Iacocca looks back at the 1964 sensation that was Ford Mustang

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 12, 2014
Success has many fathers but failure is an orphan, or so the saying goes. Though many names are associated with the Ford Mustang's extraordinary half-century run, the irrepressible Lee Iacocca sits at the top of that list. If Iacocca made the Mustang, the Mustang also made Iacocca.... Read More »

 

Iacocca shares Mustang memories

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 6, 2014
Lee Iacocca, the brash, cigar-chomping former Ford president who convinced Henry Ford II to build the Mustang, shared some Mustang memories recently with comedian and car buff Jay Leno.... Read More »

 

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

A tall tale from Hayden Fry?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 11, 2013
Regarding "Is SMU horsing around with the Mustang's history?" I played for Hayden Fry at Iowa on his first team in 1979.... Read More »

 

EDITORIAL

Recalls: Safety wars are over; everyone wins

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 28, 2013
From all the vehicle safety recalls that get reported on the nightly news, you might think that cars and trucks are becoming more dangerous.... Read More »

 

NICK BUNKLEY

Is SMU horsing around with the Mustang's history?

1:11 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 25, 2013
Did inspiration strike Lee Iacocca during a football game at the University of Michigan 50 years ago? Did the SMU Mustangs somehow influence the naming of the famed Ford Mustang? We have conflicting accounts.... Read More »

 

For staying power, nobody tops VW's Piech

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 16, 2013
No one has Ferdinand Piech beat when it comes to top-exec tenure in the auto industry.... Read More »

 

Dauch knew the troops at Chrysler, Iacocca recalls

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 12, 2013
Using his trademark salty language, former Chrysler Chairman Lee Iacocca once marveled at the relationship Richard E. Dauch had with Chrysler's legion of foremen in the 1980s. Dauch, who died this month at 71, was Iacocca's manufacturing honcho before leaving to lead the group that formed American Axle in 1994.... 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 »

 

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