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Ford Motor Company: American automobile manufacturer
Ford Motor Company 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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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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Tesla unveils its futuristic 'Cybertruck' [Video]Tesla unveils its futuristic 'Cybertruck'

Tesla finally gave the world a look at its new electric pickup truck on Thursday. The Cybertruck is a futuristic take on a traditional vehicle, with an angular body made of thick stainless steel. The..

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Electric revs up at LA Auto Show, Defender too [Video]Electric revs up at LA Auto Show, Defender too

The electric car craze dominated discussions at the LA Auto Show in Los Angeles on Wednesday, with Audi and Karma Automotive following Ford in debuting new models in the fast-growing market. David..

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Electric-craze revs up at LA Auto Show [Video]Electric-craze revs up at LA Auto Show

The electric car craze dominated discussions at the LA Auto Show in Los Angeles on Wednesday, with carmakers Audi and Karma Automotive following Ford in debuting new models in the fast-growing market...

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Ford bets on electric Mustang to charge turnaround [Video]Ford bets on electric Mustang to charge turnaround

Ford has unveiled a new model of its legendary Mustang, but traditionalists may be horrified to learn it's an electric car. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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VW lowers 2019 sales outlook as demand cools [Video]VW lowers 2019 sales outlook as demand cools

Volkswagen has cut its outlook for the year amid cooling global demand for cars, but buoyant demand for its Porsche and Skoda brands helped lift group earnings. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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Ex-California governor slams GM for backing Trump [Video]Ex-California governor slams GM for backing Trump

Former California Governor Jerry Brown slammed General Motors on Tuesday for siding with the Trump administration in its bid to bar California from setting its own fuel efficiency and tailpipe emission..

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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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Today in History for September 4th

Highlights of this day in history: Crisis unfolds in Little Rock, Ark. over racial integration in schools; Ford rolls out its ill-fated Edsel; Attorney William Kunstler dies; Mark Spitz sets Olympic..
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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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John Paul Stevens: Canny Strategist and the ‘Finest Legal Mind’ Ford Could Find

Justice Stevens’s confirmation hearings in 1975 were the last not to be broadcast live on television. He was confirmed by unanimous vote.
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Ford Focus recall: Automaker recalls 58,000 vehicles that could get deformed fuel tank

Ford Motor Co. is recalling about 58,000 Focus cars in North America to fix a powertrain software issue that could cause a deformed fuel tank.
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Ford Mustang creator Lee Iacocca dies at 94

In his 32-year career at Ford and then Chrysler, Iacocca helped launch some of Detroit's best-selling and most significant vehicles
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Ford dealership shooting suspect ID'd as recently fired employee

Victims have been identified as Brian Light, 59, and Xavier Souto, 38, who were supervisors of suspect Steven Leet
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Ford asks Alabama car dealer to end shotgun giveaway after California shooting

The automaker asked the Alabama dealership to end the gun promotion after three people were shot to death Tuesday at a California Ford dealership.
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Witnesses describe "scarier than hell" shooting at Ford dealership

A Ford dealership employee allegedly shot and killed two of his managers after being fired on Tuesday before taking his own life, police said. CBS San Francisco's Maria Medina reports from the scene.
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Bacteria that causes Legionnaires' disease found at Ford plant

Automaker confirms low level of bacteria at complex in Dearborn, Michigan, but says workers' health isn't at risk
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Three dead after shooting at California Ford dealership

Authorities say a man who was fired from his job at a California Ford dealership, fatally shot two employees before shooting himself.
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2 workers, gunman dead at Calif. Ford dealership

A man who had just been fired from a Northern California Ford dealership shot and killed two employees and then killed himself Tuesday evening, police and witnesses said. (June 26)  
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'God, Guns and Freedom': A rural Alabama Ford dealership's Fourth of July promotion is a viral sensation

A Ford dealership in rural Alabama is promising a Bible, a shotgun and an American flag with the purchase of a new or pre-owned vehicle.
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At least 2 dead in shooting at Ford dealership near San Jose

Police characterized the shooting as a "workplace confrontation"
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