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Ford CEO Hackett to Retire, COO Jim Farley to Lead Automaker

DETROIT — Jim Farley will lead Ford Motor Co. into the future as the global auto industry faces a new era of autonomous and electric vehicles. As COO, Farley led the company's global markets and product development. He was in charge as Ford rolled out a rev...
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Ford Mustang SUV Starts a Blitz of New Electric Vehicles

DEARBORN, Mich. — Ford is unveiling its first all-electric SUV, marking the start of an avalanche of battery-powered vehicles coming from mainstream and luxury automakers during the next two years that industry analysts say will boost electric vehicle sales. ...
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Seeing a Rough Road Ahead, Ford Cuts 7,000 White-Collar Jobs

DETROIT — Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles by parting ways with 7,000 white-collar workers worldwide, about 10 percent of its global salaried workforce. "To s...
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High Tech Vest Makes Physical Work an Easier Lift

FLAT ROCK, Mich. — Ford Motor Co. and other manufacturers want to help their workers take a load off. Or at least make it easier to lift a load up. Ford is among several companies providing wearable technolo...
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Here’s How the Ford F-150 Became the King of Cars

In April, Ford announced that it will be phasing out nearly all of its passenger cars in the United States. If all goes according to plan, 90 percent of Ford’s portfolio in North America will be trucks, SUVs and commercial vehicles. Its F-150 – the most pop...