Tag Archives: Ford

How Ford turned around its J.D. Power quality ranking

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by M.Gustave The Ford brand achieved its highest initial-quality mark since the J.D. Power study started 30 years ago. Joe Hinrichs credits the turnaround to a series of moves begun in early 2013. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Ford wants dealer service centers ready for special needs of ride-sharing providers

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by Dave Adams Automotive Images Ford wants its dealership service centers to move much faster as an increasing amount of ride-sharing fleets hit the road and need routine or unscheduled maintenance and repairs. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Ford shortens summer shutdown at Louisville plant

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by Frankenspotter Photography Ford is shortening its traditional two-week summer shutdown at its Louisville Assembly Plant because of high crossover demand. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Autonomous vehicle industry must overcome legal, policy challenges, Bill Ford says

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by Dave Adams Automotive Images Developing hardware and software to run self-driving vehicles will be easy compared to the regulations, ethics, infrastructure and workforce retraining required, Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford said. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Nissan, Ford, Honda sales rise on strong truck volume; GM, Toyota, FCA decline

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by Dave Adams Automotive Images Ford, Nissan and Honda posted U.S. sales increases in May while General Motors, Toyota and FCA fell as the industry flirted with its first monthly sales gain of the year. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Fields tried to fire Hinrichs before being ousted from Ford

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by Sherlock77 (James) Days before his May 19 ouster as CEO of Ford, Mark Fields was proposing to fire his top lieutenant, Joe Hinrichs, in an effort to relieve some of the pressure he was facing from a skeptical board of directors, Automotive News has learned. … Automotive News Breaking News Feed