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Ford, GM business seen buoying Takata as U.S. probes airbags

6:44 am U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2014
Carmakers continue to support Takata even as the Japanese supplier suffers widening scrutiny by United States regulators over airbags blamed for at least five deaths. Ford, Honda and GM have worked with Takata on new car features over so many years that it would be difficult, if not impossible, to quickly move to alternative supplier....
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Steel boosters step on Ford's football turf

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2014
A series of radio commercials broadcast this season in Michigan and Ohio during Detroit Lions football games exhorts shoppers to make sure they get a steel body on their new car, pickup or SUV....
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Bill Ford touts automakers working with small tech startups

10:54 am U.S. ET | Sept. 8, 2014
As the world evolves toward a radically altered transportation network with autonomous cars, ride-sharing services and electrified vehicles, traditional automakers need to work with small startup companies that provide new technologies, Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford said....
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Ford's vision extends beyond building cars

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 14, 2014
Ford Motor Co. Executive Chairman Bill Ford believes that global traffic congestion and new technologies will force automakers to think beyond their traditional role....
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Mulally says 'no regrets' as Ford shareholders cheer him

12:02 pm U.S. ET | May 8, 2014
Ford CEO Alan Mulally, presiding over his final annual meeting, said today he has “no regrets” about his eight years leading the automaker's turnaround and gave a vote of confidence to his successor....
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Fields: Ford can't slip to reverse

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 5, 2014
If Mark Fields is going to fill Alan Mulally's shoes at Ford Motor Co., he can't allow the bad mojo Mulally banished from the culture to creep back in....
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Ford's product pipeline will remain full, Fields says

7:23 am U.S. ET | May 2, 2014
Incoming Ford CEO Mark Fields says he will “stay relentlessly focused on bringing even more great products and innovations with top quality to the marketplace.”...
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Ford names Fields to replace Mulally as CEO on July 1

8:37 am U.S. ET | May 1, 2014
Ford today named Mark Fields to replace Alan Mulally as CEO on July 1, handing the reins to a 25-year company veteran after being saved by an auto industry outsider. Mulally will make a clean break from Ford and step down from the board as well, but he would not discuss his future plans. Fields said he would not fill the COO position that he is vacating....
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BRAD WERNLE

Bill Ford basks in harmonious transition

4:11 pm U.S. ET | May 1, 2014
It was a joyous day at Ford's headquarters as Bill Ford sat between the man who saved the family company -- outgoing CEO Alan Mulally -- and Mark Fields, the man charged with leading Ford into the future....
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BRAD WERNLE

Bill Ford basks in harmonious transition

4:11 pm U.S. ET | May 1, 2014
Today was a joyous day at Ford World Headquarters. Chairman Bill Ford sat on the dais between the man who saved the family company -- outgoing CEO Alan Mulally -- and Mark Fields, the man charged with leading Ford into the future....
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Ford names Fields to replace Mulally as CEO on July 1

May 1, 2014 14:37 CET
Ford has named Mark Fields to replace Alan Mulally as CEO on July 1. Fields, 53, emerged as Mulally's likely successor when he was promoted to COO in December 2012....
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Mulally overcame skepticism that a plane guy could revive Ford

6:19 pm U.S. ET | April 21, 2014
When Alan Mulally was named Ford CEO n 2006 after 37 years at Boeing, plenty of industry veterans had the same question: What does a plane guy know about the car business?...
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Ford boosts Mulally's pay 11% to $23 million on rising profits

2:15 pm U.S. ET | March 28, 2014
Ford boosted CEO Alan Mulally's compensation by 11 percent last year to $23.2 million as the automaker posted record earnings in North American and Asia....
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Global vehicle sales will likely peak in next decade, analysts say

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 1, 2014
The planet that Henry Ford put on wheels is poised for a stall. The world will reach "Peak Car" -- a point at which annual global sales growth will top out -- in the next decade, analysts predict....
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Frigid Ford force skates to victory in Wisconsin

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 17, 2014
The wind chill factor plunged to 27 below zero when Bill Ford and the rest of Team Ford took to the ice in Eagle River, Wis., for the 2014 Labatt Blue/USA Pond Hockey Championship....
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Ford's next dividend hike could see family reap $34 million

1:17 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 8, 2014
Ford, poised to boost its quarterly dividend for the second time in two years, may push it to 12 cents a share for an annual payout of at least $34 million to the automaker's family members....
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A look back at 61 years of top stories

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 30, 2013
Every year since 1953, reporters and editors at Automotive News have chosen the year's top auto story. Here are their picks....
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Canadian dealer buries a Jeep, hires an ambassador and puts on the Ritz

At Bay King Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram in Hamilton, Ontario, dealer Jamie Richter has put luxury-hotel touches in his new showroom. They include concierges who see to the needs of service customers. Mon., December 15
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