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Ford Motor Company: American automobile manufacturer
Ford Motor Company, commonly known as Ford, is an American multinational automaker that has its main headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. It was founded by Henry Ford and incorporated on June 16, 1903. The company sells automobiles and commercial vehicles under the Ford brand, and most luxury cars under the Lincoln brand. Ford also owns Brazilian SUV manufacturer Troller, an 8% stake in Aston Martin of the United Kingdom and a 32% stake in Jiangling Motors. It also has joint-ventures in China, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, and Russia. The company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and is controlled by the Ford family; they have minority ownership but the majority of the voting power.


Ford Bronco Buyers May Have To Wait 18-Months For Delivery [Video]

Ford Bronco Buyers May Have To Wait 18-Months For Delivery

The return of the 2021 Ford Bronco has generated a lot of interest. Business Insider reports that the interest was so much Ford's reservation website briefly crashed. First deliveries of the Bronco..

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Meet Ford's ultra-efficient robot dog [Video]

Meet Ford's ultra-efficient robot dog

Ford's four-legged dog-like robots can sit, shake hands and roll over. They also can perform 360-degree camera scans, handle 30-degree grades and climb stairs for hours at a time - all to help save..

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New Ford F-150 Revealed Today [Video]

New Ford F-150 Revealed Today

Business Insider reports that Ford will reveal the all-new, 2021 F-150 pickup truck on Thursday evening. The F-150 has been the bestselling vehicle in the US for 43 straight years. According to..

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Jim Farley says taking Ford CEO role is 'paying it forward for my grandfather'

The Free Press had a few minutes to talk with Jim Farley about his promotion Tuesday at Ford Motor Company, and with outgoing CEO Jim Hackett.
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Ford Replaces Its C.E.O.

Jim Hackett, who failed to impress Wall Street, will be replaced by James Farley, an auto industry veteran who started his career at Toyota.
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Ford CEO Jim Hackett to retire; Chief Operating Officer Jim Farley will take helm

Ford CEO Jim Hackett, who took the job in 2017, is retiring. COO Jim Farley will become CEO effective Oct. 1.
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Small cars are being discontinued: Why GM, Ford, Toyota have given up on subcompact cars

Toyota, Ford and GM have decided to give up on the subcompact body style after years of declining sales of passenger cars as SUVs surge.
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Jeep teases V8 Wrangler Rubicon hours before big 2021 Ford Bronco reveal

By releasing a sneak peek at its Jeep Rubicon concept, the automaker shows it is planning to fight Ford to keep its off-road vehicle buyers.
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Ford declares war with all-new Bronco as Jeep Wrangler demand spikes

The new Bronco has been in the works for years. Ford has made it clear the company plans to go after the market dominated by the Jeep Wrangler.
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Ford employees ask if company should stop building police vehicles

An estimated 100 employees of Ford Motor Co. have asked the automaker to reconsider building and selling police vehicles.
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2021 Ford GT: 660-horsepower super car will come in new customizable colors

On Saturday, Ford said on Twitter that there are some aesthetic changes in the works for the 2021 Ford GT.
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Even popular Ford F series hit hard amid plummeting industry sales

Ford sales hit hard while Explorer and Ranger make gains
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Fear of job loss, uncertainty stalls car buyers — so Ford came up with an idea

Car shoppers are holding off on big ticket purchases amid concerns related to coronavirus and its impact on the economy.
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Ford focuses on interior with revamped F-150 truck

Ford Motor Company revamps the F-150 pickup truck, the top-selling vehicle in America, with a lighter aluminum body instead of the customary steel. (June 25)  
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GM, Ford join U.S. companies condemning George Floyd death, racism

General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co condemned racial inequality in the United States following the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, at the hands of police in Minneapolis last week.
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How to Disinfect a Police Car in a Pandemic: Make It an Oven

The N.Y.P.D. and other departments were concerned about the spread of the coronavirus in vehicles. Ford’s answer is software to crank up the heat.
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All three Detroit automakers had workers test positive for COVID-19 since plants reopened

In the week since U.S. auto factories reopened after coronavirus lockdowns, workers at all three Detroit automakers have tested positive for COVID-19 but only Ford Motor Co has temporarily closed..
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Ford wows President Trump with $750,000 supercar: 'I want to buy one'

President Donald Trump jokes that the hot supercar built by Ford Motor Company is too pricey for his budget.
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Trump attacks Michigan AG after she calls him a 'petulant child' over mask dispute

Trump said it wasn't Ford's fault he did not wear a mask during much of the tour. "I did put on a mask" out of the view of the news media, he added.
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Trump visits Ford plant in politically crucial Michigan, leaves mask off for cameras

President Donald Trump traveled on Thursday to the crucial U.S. election battleground state of Michigan to visit a Ford Motor Co plant amid tensions with its Democratic governor during the coronavirus..
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Ford 'encouraged' Trump to wear mask during factory tour, but it came off for the cameras

Trump was seen holding a navy blue mask with the presidential seal as he toured a Ford factory in battleground Michigan on Thursday.
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Trump visits Michigan Ford plant amid political tensions, does not wear mask

President Donald Trump traveled on Thursday to the crucial U.S. election battleground state of Michigan to visit a Ford Motor Co plant amid hostility with its Democratic governor over how quickly to..
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Trump to visit home state of Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a frequent target of his attacks amid pandemic

Trump will tour a Ford Motor Co. plant in Ypsilanti repurposed to make ventilators as he visits the home state of Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
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Ford shuts two U.S. assembly plants due to COVID-19 infections

Ford Motor Co on Wednesday closed two U.S. assembly plants as the coronavirus pandemic wreaked early havoc with the No. 2 U.S. automaker's plan to restart North American production and begin making its..
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Ford requires visitors to wear masks but unclear if Trump will comply

Ford Motor Co on Tuesday reiterated its policy that all visitors to its manufacturing plants must wear a mask but said the White House will ultimately decide if U.S. President Donald Trump will comply..
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Trump visit to Ford plant contradicts Michigan Gov. Whitmer's order — but she won't try to stop it

The president's visit to a Ford plant in Michigan contradicts a ban on nonessential tours.
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Donald Trump will tour Ford plant in Michigan that makes ventilators for coronavirus response

Donald Trump will travel to Michigan for the latest stop on his campaign to showcase companies making supplies needed to battle coronavirus.
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Autoworkers Are Returning as Carmakers Gradually Crank Up Factories

After being idle for nearly two months, G.M., Ford and Fiat Chrysler will restart assembly plants on Monday with masks, gloves and curtains.
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Ford Motor Company readies for return of workers

Ford Motor Co. and other automakers are preparing for the reopening of their plants next week. (May 13)  
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Ford, GM and FCA under gun to restart, rebound before cash dries up

It's costing automakers millions to be idle. They have all taken measures to shore up cash to get through it, but here's how long can they last.
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Analyst says Ford needs to 'rip the Band-Aid off' after $2B loss: What he means

Ford said Tuesday its first-quarter earnings before interest and taxes was negative $632 million, down from $2.4 billion in the first quarter of 2019.
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Highlights of this day in history: Cuban exiles invade Bay of Pigs; Three astronauts of Apollo 13 land safely in pacific ocean; Benjamin Franklin dies at age 84; JP Morgan born in Connecticut; Ford..
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Ford leader says production may restart in May, but the company isn't confirming

Ford and the UAW sent mixed signals about when and if production at its factories could start, though a local chief pointed to early May.
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Ventilator receives first approval in UK's coronavirus battle

Britain has given regulatory approval to a ventilator which will be made by a group of companies including Airbus, Ford and McLaren, the first such go-ahead as part of efforts to combat the..
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Miracle in Plymouth: UAW worker celebrates Ford making 1M face shields in 13 days

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio praises Ford for helping protect first responders as Ford-UAW workers build around the clock a million face shields.
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Ford, GE Healthcare team up to produce 50,000 ventilators in Michigan

A new simple ventilator design, to be made by GE Healthcare and Ford Motor, operates on air pressure without the need for electricity.
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Britain orders 10,000 ventilators in fight against coronavirus: source

Britain has placed an order for 10,000 ventilators to be made by a consortium of companies including Ford , Airbus and Rolls-Royce as part of efforts to fight the coronavirus, an industry source told..
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Britain places new order for 10,000 ventilators: source

Britain has placed an order for 10,000 ventilators to be made by a consortium of companies including Ford, Airbus and Rolls-Royce as part of efforts to fight coronavirus, an industry source told..
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Trump drags GM, Ford into political war over ventilators to fight coronavirus

General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co got dragged into the political war over much-needed ventilators for coronavirus patients Friday as U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at the automakers for..
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Trump blasts GM, Ford over ventilators; could order action

U.S. President Donald Trump blasted General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co on Friday, calling on the two U.S. automakers to quickly build badly needed ventilators for COVID-19 patients and suggesting he..
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Trump declares 'major disaster' relief for several states during coronavirus pandemic

President Trump credits companies like 3M and Ford for their efforts to distribute products to the hardest hit areas during the COVID-19 crisis.
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Ford partners with 3M, GE Healthcare to make respirators, ventilators to fight coronavirus

Ford announced it's working with 3M and GE Healthcare to ramp up manufacturing of ventilators, respirators and other equipment to fight COVID-19.
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Ford, GM, Tesla getting 'go ahead' to make ventilators: Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that U.S. automakers Ford Motor Co, General Motors Co and Tesla Inc had been given the green light to produce ventilators and other items needed during the..
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Automakers to Close Factories in North America

G.M., Ford Motor and Fiat Chrysler were under pressure from the autoworkers union to shut down plants in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
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Ford, General Motors, Fiat Chrysler agree to close all US plants due to coronavirus

"By taking a shutdown ... we protect UAW members, their families and the community," said President Rory Gamble.
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GM, Ford say employees have tested positive for Covid-19

General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co said on Tuesday they each have had one employee, both working at U.S. engineering centers, test positive for coronavirus.
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Make us ventilators to fight coronavirus, UK asks Ford and Rolls Royce

Britain has asked manufacturers including Ford , Honda and Rolls Royce to help make health equipment including ventilators to cope with the coronavirus outbreak and will look at using hotels as..
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Ford limiting company travel; two employees in China have coronavirus

Ford Motor Co told employees on Tuesday it is restricting all company travel to only essential operations through March 27.
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Inside the chaotic final two laps of the 2020 Daytona 500

The image of Ryan Newman's No. 6 Ford hurtling toward the 2020 Daytona 500 checkered flag on its hood will forever live in NASCAR lore.
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Texas man drove with 'mangled corpse' in passenger seat after running it over, police say

The body of the pedestrian, who has not been identified, went through the Ford's windshield and was found in the passenger seat of the vehicle.
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Philadelphia Auto Show 2020: 1,750-horsepower SSC Tuatara makes its first public debut

Philadelphia's 2020 Auto Show is running from Feb. 8-17. Over 700 vehicles from carmakers like Porsche, Ford and Rolls-Royce are on public display.
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Factbox: Carmakers look to resume China output after virus forced closures

Automakers including Daimler, Ford and Tesla are looking to resume production in China after being forced to shut factories following the outbreak of a new coronavirus.
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Factbox: Some carmakers likely to restart China factories after shutting for coronavirus

Automakers including Daimler, Tesla and Ford are likely to restart production in China on Monday after being forced to shut factories for more than a week following a widespread outbreak of the..
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