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BLOG: Ford's Farley feels the squeeze in Europe's middle

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 11, 2015

The squeeze in the middle of the European car market is getting worse for volume automakers, Ford of Europe CEO Jim Farley says, but he's confident the automaker has the right solution to the problem....
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Ford's Odell, Farley inherit each other's challenges in new roles

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 8, 2015

When you talk to Ford Motor Co.'s "trading places" executives, Stephen Odell and Jim Farley, it's clear: They have inherited each other's challenges. And it's hard to say who got the better deal....
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Ford warns on UK leaving EU

March 4, 2015 16:23 CET

Ford of Europe CEO Jim Farley said the UK needs to stay in the EU to keep its manufacturers at the forefront of global production. "We really believe that the UK being part of the EU is critical for business," Farley said in a radio interview....
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Ford will launch new Galaxy minivan as brand pushes upscale in Europe

Jan. 19, 2015 11:28 CET

Ford of Europe will start sales of its new-generation Galaxy large minivan this year as part of a wider product offensive that includes the launches of its Vignale upscale trim line and new Mustang sports car....
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Ford's Farley sees Europe as a lab for learning

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 22, 2014

When Jim Farley started his first tour of duty in Europe in 1997, he had a lot to learn. Now he's going back to run Ford's European unit. "I got my PhD in small cars walking through parking lots," in Europe, he says. "I learned about homologation and the tax breaks for different engine displacements. I learned the hard way, and we built that product plan from the bottom up."...
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Fields: Ford slows ramp-ups

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 17, 2014

After launch problems crippled the rollout of the Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ, Ford Motor Co. throttled back aggressive ramp-up timetables, CEO Mark Fields said in an exclusive interview last week....
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JAMES B. TREECE

BLOG: Ford's Odell: Sharp, talented and respectful

7:17 am U.S. ET | Nov. 10, 2014

Ford of Europe boss Stephen Odell's focus on respecting the customer will be a good start when he becomes the automaker's global sales and marketing chief....
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Ford's new global sales boss has a world of challenges

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 10, 2014

Mark Fields' biggest management shuffle since taking over as Ford Motor Co. CEO involves a job swap for two key deputies -- Jim Farley and Stephen Odell -- who bring very different strengths to their new roles....
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