Ford CEO Jim Hackett said on Tuesday the automaker plans to reduce engineering costs by 50% through 2022. Ford will also shift investment into trucks and electrified vehicles, and reduce costs and investment in sedans and internal combustion engines.
October 4, 2017
Ford Motor Co. and Toyota Motor Co. are forming a nonprofit organization that will manage an open source software platform with the goal of providing consumers access to smartphone apps using voice commands and in-vehicle displays.
January 5, 2017
Mike Jurecki, who led the formation of RouteOne when he joined the joint venture as CEO in 2002, is leaving the technology firm to join FordDirect as CEO. He officially takes the helm on June 6.
May 17, 2016
With the formation of Ford Smart Mobility, the automaker has its sights on becoming one of the leaders in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, the customer experience, and data analytics.
March 15, 2016
Between October 2014 and September 2015, consumers returned to Subaru and Ford more than any other OEM brand, according Experian Automotive.
January 5, 2016
Based on new-vehicle registration data collected by Experian Automotive, industry sales have returned to prerecession levels. Crossover utility vehicles and the state of California have led the way, accounting for 23.9% and 11.8% of all new-vehicle registrations, respectively.
December 15, 2015
John Felice, who served as director of Ford's fleet sales unit, has joined the global automotive professional services and technology company as a senior partner.
November 10, 2015
Ford is now syndicating its dealers’ new-vehicle inventory to CarGurus.com, a vehicle-shopping site that has drawn criticism for the way it rates dealers and their deals.
September 17, 2015
Ford and Lincoln service centers are putting tablets in the hands of advisors in dealership service lanes as part of two new phases of the SMART Technology program that launched in early 2014.
January 15, 2015
Report from Borrell Associates calls social and mobile media the most disruptive online wave for advertising budgets this year. But the ad category appears to be paying off so far, the firm concludes.
September 12, 2013
Technologies like pilot parking, easy-fill tire alert, Wi-Fi hotspots, and hydrophobic windows will be available to most mainstream drivers a lot sooner than they might expect, Edmunds.com predicts.
July 11, 2013
Ford is opening its SYNC infotainment system to developers to create apps for car owners. The announcement was made at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show.
January 10, 2013
Ford and Dow engineers and researchers will combine efforts to develop low-cost carbon fiber and component-level manufacturing processes.
April 12, 2012
TrueCar predicted Tuesday that new light-vehicle sales in March will increase 13.7 percent from the year-ago period to 1.417 million units.
March 29, 2012
FordDirect, a joint venture between Ford Motor Company and its franchised dealers, launched DealerConnection Vehicle Showroom (VSR). The solution is based on SiSTeR's Technologies' VSHOC and Publisher platform.
February 9, 2012