Alan Mulally

Mulally tops Automotive News' All-Stars list of industry leaders

7:46 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2013
Alan Mulally, CEO of Ford Motor Co., was named industry leader of the year in the latest selection of All-Stars by Automotive News. Mulally, 68, also earned honors at the top North American CEO. He was one of 26 leaders on this year’s roster of global executives.... Read More »

 

Mulally makes short list of candidates for Microsoft CEO, report says

10:44 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 5, 2013
Microsoft has narrowed its list of external candidates to replace CEO Steve Ballmer to about five people, including Ford CEO Alan Mulally and former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, according to sources familiar with the matter.... Read More »

 

A gearhead takes on Ford global purchasing

Nov. 1, 2013 06:01 CET
DETROIT -- A consummate gearhead who was once a race engineer for Mario Andretti and Nigel Mansell, Hau Thai-Tang made a name for himself as chief engineer of the 2005 Ford Mustang.... Read More »

 

BRADFORD WERNLE

For Mulally, a question that refuses to go away

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 28, 2013
Three times during the third-quarter earnings conference call with journalists and analysts Ford CEO Alan Mulally was asked to comment on reports that he may leave the automaker to become CEO at Microsoft.... Read More »

 

A gearhead takes on Ford global purchasing

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 28, 2013
DETROIT -- A consummate gearhead who was once a race engineer for Mario Andretti and Nigel Mansell, Hau Thai-Tang made a name for himself as chief engineer of the 2005 Ford Mustang.... Read More »

 

BRADFORD WERNLE

For Mulally, a question that refuses to go away

3:31 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 24, 2013
Three times during the third quarter earnings conference call with journalists and analysts today, Ford Motor CEO Alan Mulally was asked to comment on persistent reports that he is considering leaving Ford to become CEO at Microsoft. "We don't comment on speculation," he said.... Read More »

 

Ford plans to reduce its suppliers by 40% in global car push

Oct. 22, 2013 06:01 CET
Ford Motor Co., which purchases about $100 billion worth of parts annually, plans to reduce its roster of suppliers by 40 percent to cut the cost of building its vehicles.... Read More »

 

Mulally says he's staying at Ford, but bloggers remain restless

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2013
Alan Mulally insists he will remain at Ford through at least 2014, but ever since he was cited as a possible successor to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, the tech press and mainstream media can't get enough of the story.... Read More »

 

KEITH CRAIN

Now everything's settled -- or is it?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2013
Like the Lone Ranger, Alan Mulally's work is done at Ford.... 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 »

 

Bill Ford reiterates Mulally CEO plan as Microsoft considers candidates

1:47 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2013
Ford Motor Executive Chairman Bill Ford emphasized the abilities of the company's next generation of executives while reiterating the automaker's plan for Alan Mulally to remain CEO. Meanwhile, Microsoft's board has discussed several candidates -- including Mulally -- to replace outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer, Bloomberg reported.... Read More »

 

Mulally 'absolutely focused' on Ford, Fields says

10:39 am U.S. ET | Sept. 27, 2013
Ford CEO Alan Mulally remains committed to the company and its future regardless of reports that he might leave for Microsoft, said Mark Fields, the automaker's No. 2 executive.... Read More »

 

JASON STEIN

What's that? A hint of optimism in Frankfurt?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 16, 2013
Somewhere among BMW's indoor racetrack of electric cars, the bright lights of Audi's upside-down city and a Mercedes-Benz hall so large it could have swallowed Duesseldorf, Europe felt better about itself for a few minutes last week.... Read More »

 

Akerson, Fields to speak at Congress

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 9, 2013
General Motors CEO Dan Akerson will speak on the evening of Wednesday, Jan. 15. Mark Fields, COO of Ford Motor Co., also will address the congress.... Read More »

 

No Microsoft; Mulally's still vested at Ford

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 9, 2013
The succession scuttlebutt surrounding Alan Mulally usually has to do with who will succeed Mulally as Ford's CEO. But last week there was talk of Mulally succeeding someone else: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, who has announced that he will step down.... Read More »

 

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

Sept. 6, 2013 06:01 CET
Ford CEO Alan Mulally said he intends to lead the automaker through next year, following reports that Microsoft may seek to recruit him.... 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 »

 

Timeline: Problems, problems for Ford

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 19, 2013
Despite strong profits and share growth, Ford hit turbulence as it introduced new technology and vehicles... Read More »

 

Renault COO Tavares says he'd like to run GM or Ford

8:24 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 13, 2013
As the top lieutenant to Renault SA CEO Carlos Ghosn, Carlos Tavares admits he's unlikely to succeed his boss, who's just 59. So he wants to run General Motors or Ford. instead. "We have a big leader and he is here to stay," said Tavares, who turns 55 today. "Anyone who is passionate about the auto industry comes to a conclusion that there is a point where you have the energy and appetite for a No. 1 position."... Read More »

 

Renault's Tavares says he'd like to run GM or Ford

Aug. 14, 2013 02:24 CET
Renault Chief Operating Officer Carlos Tavares admits he's unlikely to succeed his boss Carlos Ghosn. So he wants to run General Motors or Ford instead.... Read More »

 

Transforming service, with an assist from Mulally

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 5, 2013
Chaz Gilmore rose to general manager of the huge Grapevine Ford-Lincoln store in Grapevine, Texas, because he knew how to sell cars and was a master of online sales.... Read More »

 

Ford sees SUVs boosting Russia sales to aid Europe

July 1, 2013 06:01 CET
Ford expects a rise in SUV production in Russia to boost second-half vehicle sales in the market and help reduce losses in Europe. Ford's deliveries in Russia fell 18 percent this year through May, trailing a 4.5 percent industrywide drop.... 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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