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May 22, 2017 - Industry News

Ford Appoints Jim Hackett CEO

Executive Chairman Bill Ford (right) and Hackett met with employees and members of the press to discuss the appointment.

More than a year after being hired to lead the automaker's ‘Smart Mobility’ innovation unit, Jim Hackett was named Ford’s CEO and president. He replaces Mark Fields, who ends his three-year tenure at the helm of Ford Motor Co.

Tags: Ford Motor Co., Hire, Jim Hackett, Mark Fields, Promotions

January 30, 2017 - Industry News

Experian Announces New Senior Vice President of Automotive Sales

The information services firm announced that John DeMarco has joined the company as senior vice president of automotive sales. He brings 27 years of leadership experience, having held a number of senior leadership roles at firms like CDK Global and Ford Motor Co.

Tags: CDK Global, Experian Automotive, Ford Motor Co., John DeMarco

December 21, 2016 - Industry News

Ford Promotes Three Executives to Support Mobility Expansion

Marcy Klevorn

Ford Motor Co. announced three executive promotions this week, moves aimed at supporting the automaker's plans to expand as both an auto and mobility company.

Tags: Ford Motor Co., Promotions, Vice President

July 9, 2015 - Industry News

Ford Credit Pilots Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing

Mark Fields, Ford president and CEO, discusses the company's Ford Smart Mobility plan at the annual Further with Ford trends conference in June.

Ford Motor Credit is offering peer-to-peer car sharing through a pilot program in six U.S. cities and London. The program will allow Ford Credit customer to rent their vehicle to prescreened drivers for short-term use, offsetting monthly vehicle ownership costs.

Tags: Car-Sharing, Finance, Ford Credit, Ford Motor Co.

May 1, 2014 - Industry News

Fields Named Ford President, CEO

Ford Motor Co. confirmed yesterday that Mark Fields will be named president and CEO. He will replace Alan Mulally, who will retire on July 1.

Tags: Alan Mulally, Ford, Ford Motor Co., Mark Fields

March 20, 2014 - Industry News

Ford Awarded for Service Contract Excellence

Ford Motor Co.’s service contract business was recognized by the Global Warranty and Service Contract Association last week for its customer-driven, innovative approach to reviewing claims.

Tags: Awards, Ford Motor Co., Global Warranty and Service Contract Association, Service Contracts

January 28, 2014 - Industry News

Ford Signs Licensing Agreement for ADP ServiceEdge Solution

Ford Motor Co. and ADP have signed an enterprise license agreement for ADP ServiceEdge solution, a next-generation service technology designed to enhance the consumer experience.

Tags: ADP Dealer Services, DMS integration, Ford Motor Co., Lincoln, technology

February 12, 2013 - Industry News

FordDirect, Ford Motor Co. Name Internet Dealer of the Year

Ford Direct, in partnership with Ford Motor Co., named Hines Park Ford and Lincoln as its Internet Dealer of the Year. This is the fourth year in a row the Plymouth, Mich.-based dealership won the distinction.

Tags: Ford Motor Co., FordDirect, Hines Park Ford and Lincoln, Internet Dealer of the Year, NADA

January 17, 2013 - Industry News

Ford to Hire 2,200 Salaried U.S. Workers This Year

Ford announced it will hire 2,200 salaried workers in 2013 to support new products. The new employees will fill jobs in such areas as product development, manufacturing and IT.

Tags: 2012, 2013, add workers, employment, Ford Motor Co., job growth, jobs, Joe Hinrichs

November 1, 2012 - Industry News

Ford's Mulally to Stay Through 2014; Fields Named COO

Ford Motor Co. announced several leadership changes today, including the promotion of Mark Fields to COO. Also announced was a possible departure date for current CEO Alan Mulally.

Tags: Alan Mulally, Ford Motor Co., Mark Fields

August 14, 2012 - Industry News

Ford’s Revamped CPO Program Driving 29 Percent Growth

Ford Motor Co. expects to realize 29 percent CPO growth over 2011.

Tags: certified pre-owned vehicles, CPO, Ford Motor Co.

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