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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.

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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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It's a dog's life for Harrison Ford as he launches latest film [Video]It's a dog's life for Harrison Ford as he launches latest film

Hollywood actor Harrison Ford led the charge for the first film out of the gate post-Oscars with the world premiere of "The Call of the Wild". Based on the classic book of the same name by Jack London

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Suninen hits trees, Rovanpera fastest in snowless Sweden Rally shakedown [Video]Suninen hits trees, Rovanpera fastest in snowless Sweden Rally shakedown

Swedish Rally goes ahead without snow as Teemu Suninen comes off in spectacular fashion.

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China returns to work as virus hits daily record [Video]China returns to work as virus hits daily record

Some Chinese goverment restrictions imposed because of the Coronavirus outbreak are eased, as local residents begin to return to work. Adam Reed reports.

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Record closing highs for S&P 500, Nasdaq [Video]Record closing highs for S&P 500, Nasdaq

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq set record closing highs amid a broad stock market rally fueled by upbeat economic data and waning coronavirus fears. Conway G. Gittens has the roundup.

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Candidates sing their hearts out in Iowa caucus parody [Video]Candidates sing their hearts out in Iowa caucus parody

With Iowa hosting the country's first contest to see which Democratic candidate will challenge President Donald Trump in November's election, a group of local performers are treating voters to a..

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Tesla tops $100 billion in market valuation [Video]Tesla tops $100 billion in market valuation

Tesla's stock surge Wednesday drove the electric car maker's valuation past the $100 billion mark, making it the first U.S. automaker to achieve that milestone. Fred Katayama reports.

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Tesla seeks shift from 'Made in China' to 'Designed in China' [Video]Tesla seeks shift from 'Made in China' to 'Designed in China'

U.S. electric car maker Tesla plans to open a design and research center in China to make "Chinese-style" vehicles, the company said in a recruitment notice on its official WeChat account. Ciara Lee..

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Ford's China sales drop 26% [Video]Ford's China sales drop 26%

Ford's vehicles sales in China fell for the third straight year, down 26% in 2019. As Fred Katayama reports, that's less than half of what it sold in 2016.

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Tesla stock worth more than GM, Ford combined [Video]Tesla stock worth more than GM, Ford combined

Electric car company Tesla made history of a different kind Wednesday when a pop in its stock gave the company a higher stock market value than General Motors and Ford combined. Conway G. Gittens has..

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Investors nervous but more room for bull run: wealth manager [Video]Investors nervous but more room for bull run: wealth manager

Investors are skittish, says Gerber Kawasaki CEO Ross Gerber, but with a "ton of money out there," he sees more upside for stocks.

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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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Ford applauds 'Greta's part in the leadership of young people'

Harrison Ford praises young climate activists during a Mexico City press conference for his new film "Call of the Wild." (Feb. 6)  
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Detroit’s Revival Is Anchored in Its Train Station

Ford Motor is transforming the long-vacant Michigan Central Station, part of the city’s overall resurgence.
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General Motors shocks nearly 1,000 temp workers with full-time promotions; Ford promotes 592

Ford Motor Co. also moved 592 temporary workers to permanent full-time status on Monday, the UAW said
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Why SUVs are getting bigger and bigger: GM, Toyota, Ford enlarge hefty vehicles

GM's decision to bulk up the Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe makes the automaker the latest to enlarge already-big SUVs. Why? Americans want more space.
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Today in History for December 26th

A tsunami kills more than 200-thousand people is Southeast Asia; Six-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey is found beaten to death; Winston Churchill addresses joint session of Congress; Presidents..
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Ford recalls more than 600,000 Ford, Mercury, Lincoln cars after 15 crashes

Ford Motor is recalling more than 600,000 cars to fix a hydraulic defect that may be responsible for 15 crashes and two injuries.
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Ford to invest $1.45 billion in 2 Detroit area plants, add 3,000 jobs

Ford said about $750 million will go the the Wayne plant , where 2,700 jobs will be added, and $700 million will be invested in the Dearborn plant.
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Ford workers break their silence on faulty transmissions: 'My hands are dirty. I feel horrible'

"My hands are dirty. I feel horrible," said a Ford engineer who played a key role in developing the popular compact cars.
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12 most anticipated new cars and trucks of 2020: These upcoming vehicles are ones to watch

Electric vehicles from General Motors, Ford, Tesla, Rivian, Volkswagen and Porsche make our list of most anticipated new cars and trucks of 2020.
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As Tesla preps 'Cybertruck,' electric pickups gain steam. But does anyone want one?

Electric pickups are coming. The only question is, will Americans buy them? Tesla, Ford, GM, Rivian and others think the answer is yes.
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Christine Blasey Ford: I was prepared for "being dismissed" for coming forward

Ford also asked the audience to believe Ambassador Marie Yavanovitch who testified during an impeachment inquiry hearing last week
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Ford hopes to score big with Mustang electric SUV

Ford Motor Co. is hoping to score big with an electric SUV for daily drivers that sort of looks like a Mustang performance car.  
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Here's what the Ford-UAW contract reveals about products on the way

A closer look at the new UAW contract shows what Ford, based in Dearborn, plans to invest in over the next few years. Think electric, for starters.
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Ford Contract Ratified by U.A.W. Members

The terms of the four-year agreement are comparable to those the union reached with General Motors, but without a strike.
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Ford uses Mustang name, hoping new electric SUV will zap Tesla

Ford Motor Co will tag its new electric sport utility vehicle (SUV) with the Mustang name, the automaker said on Thursday, seeking to entice customers into a new era by linking it to the model whose..
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Ford to use Mustang name for electric SUV

Ford Motor Co will use the Mustang name, previously reserved for a muscle car, for an electric sport utility vehicle (SUV) that customers in the United States, Canada and Europe can start ordering on..
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Damon and Bale in "Ford v. Ferrari"

In the 1960s, Ford Motor Company embarked on building a supercar that could beat the Italian automaker Ferrari at one of the world's most prestigious car races, the 24 Hours of Le Mans. That effort..
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Christine Blasey Ford's congresswoman: Ford "should be given the respect she deserves"

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-California, was the first elected official to hear Christine Blasey Ford's accusations, and she tells John Dickerson why she believed Ford’s story.
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Ford to close Michigan engine plant as part of new UAW contract

Ford Motor plans to close an engine plant in Romeo, Michigan, and relocate or buy out an estimated 600 United Auto Workers employees who work there.
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Trump on his treatment of Christine Blasey Ford at rally: "It doesn't matter. We won."

President Trump tells 60 Minutes if he hadn't made a speech in Mississippi in which he imitated Christine Blasey Ford, his Supreme Court pick, Brett Kavanaugh, would not have been confirmed. When..
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Ford and autoworkers union reach tentative agreement on labor contract in three days

Ford and autoworkers union reach tentative agreement in just three days of discussing economic issues after the GM strike ended.
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Ford and U.A.W. in Tentative Contract Deal

Days after a long strike at General Motors ended, Ford’s four-year contract is poised to go to a ratification vote.
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Ford reaches tentative labor deal with United Auto Workers union

Ford Motor and the United Auto Workers union on Wednesday announced a tentative agreement for a new labor deal, allowing the No. 2 U.S. automaker to avoid a strike like the one that cost its larger..
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Ford recalls nearly 300,000 vehicles in the US: Here's what you need to know

Ford Motor Co. issued three recalls on four vehicles in North America on Tuesday, including the 2019 Expedition and 2019 Lincoln Navigator SUVs.
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UAW turns to Ford after GM workers approve new contract

The United Auto Workers union said on Friday it has chosen Ford Motor Co as the next U.S. automaker the union will negotiate with after workers at General Motors Co approved a new contract deal.
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UAW to bargain next with Ford on new contract deal: sources

The United Auto Workers union is set to announce later on Friday it has chosen Ford Motor Co as the next U.S. automaker the union will negotiate with, sources briefed on the matter told Reuters.
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It's 'possible' UAW workers will strike Ford, FCA if pushed for contract concessions

As General Motors awaits ratification of a contract to resolve its longest labor strike since 1970, Ford and Fiat Chrysler aren't free of strike risk.
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Ford drivers have been keyless for decades but their beloved keypad never went mainstream

The Ford SecuriCode touchpad feature is only offered by the Dearborn automaker and lets drivers in without a key.
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Ford and Chrysler workers get involved in GM-UAW strike

Ford and FCA workers pay close attention to GM-UAW talks knowing they could be next. They also volunteer to join the picket line, donate goods.
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Ford dealer offers buyers a Bible, flag and a $400 gun with new car purchase

Buyers at this South Carolina car dealership can drive off the lot with their gift Bible and flag. The gun part of the offer is actually a $400 voucher redeemable at the local Locked N Loaded store.
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Ford worker's liver donation saves stranger at rival automaker

"I knew I could help somebody," said Fredo Pacheco. "In my heart, I knew, I knew I was his match"
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Scandal-hit UAW agrees to contract extensions with Ford, FCA

The United Auto Workers union agreed to temporary contract extensions with Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV on Friday as it grappled with a federal corruption probe that has implicated..
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UAW and Ford, FCA agree to temporary labor contract extensions

The United Auto Workers (UAW) union has agreed to temporary extensions of its collective bargaining agreements with Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV to allow more time for talks on new..
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Trump fumes over California emissions deal with car companies, DOJ investigates automakers

From the AT&T-Time Warner merger and now with BMW, Ford, Honda and VW, storied antitrust division is acting like Trump’s petty enforcer: Our view
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Trump attacks Ford Motor for not backing fuel economy rollback

U.S. President Donald Trump stepped up a series of attacks on automakers on Wednesday for not backing his administration's plan to roll back Obama-era fuel efficiency rules, singling out Ford Motor Co..
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Cops say Ford vehicles gave them carbon monoxide poisoning

Six Washington state troopers file class-action lawsuit against Ford Motor Company
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Ford sued by police officers who say they were poisoned by design flaw

Ford Motor Company is being sued by police officers who claim they were poisoned, because of an alleged design flaw in some of the automaker's vehicles. Six Washington state troopers filed the..
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‘Man, Oh Manischewitz’: Kosher Food Merger Opens New Chapter for Famous Name

Kayco is acquiring Manischewitz and its best-selling matzo, a move that to many observant Jews is akin to General Motors taking over Ford.
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These companies are buying thousands of American cars made by Ford, GM, Fiat Chrysler

24/7 Wall St. compiled a list of the companies with the largest fleets of vehicles made by the Big Three American Automakers.
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Ford warns no-deal Brexit risk has risen

Ford warned on Thursday that the chances of a no-deal Brexit has risen in the last few months as new Prime Minister Boris Johnson ramps up preparations for a possible disorderly exit in October.
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California bypasses Trump to sign mileage deal with 4 car makers

Ford, BMW, Honda and Volkswagen agree to state's more stringent pollution and mileage standards than U.S. proposes
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Automakers, Rejecting Trump Pollution Rule, Strike a Deal With California

Four of the world’s largest automakers, including the Ford Motor, have struck a deal with California to reduce tailpipe pollution.
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Four automakers, California strike compromise on vehicle emissions

Ford Motor Co, BMW AG, Volkswagen AG and Honda Motor Co said on Thursday they have reached a voluntary agreement with the state of California to adopt compromise vehicle emissions rules.
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Ford F-150 EV pickup prototype tows more than 1 million pounds in a demonstration

As fully electric cars become the norm, battery-powered pickup trucks have yet to be seen on a wide scale. Tesla, Rivian and Ford race to be first.
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Ford secretly tells dealers: Fix faulty Focus, Fiesta transmissions until July 19

Ford Motor Co. quietly notified dealers to expand warranty coverage of its 2011-17 Fiesta and Focus vehicles after a Detroit Free Press investigation.
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