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    1. October 24, 2014

      Ford profits drop sharply but European turnround progresses

      Ford on Friday reported a 34 per cent fall in net profit for the third quarter, although the US carmaker showed some...

    2. September 30, 2014

      Fields aiming to pursue twin roads in One Ford strategy

      As he delivered his first detailed vision for the company on Monday, Mark Fields, Ford’s new chief executive, stood between...

    1. May 2, 2014

      Outgoing Ford chief weighs up career options

      Alan Mulally, the departing Ford chief executive, has said he will consider new jobs at other companies when he steps down...

    2. May 1, 2014

      Fields to maintain Ford’s new culture

      Ford’s leadership shift In his office at the top of Ford's global headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan, Alan Mulally liked to...

    3. May 1, 2014

      New CEO Mark Fields won the Ford prize by showing steel

      There were hugs and gushing tributes as Alan Mulally handed over the leadership of Ford to Mark Fields, in a succession as...

    4. May 1, 2014

      Mark Fields moves into driving seat at Ford

      Ford’s leadership shift Mark Fields will be Ford’s new chief executive following the retirement of Alan Mulally, the man...

    5. April 25, 2014

      Ford Q1 earnings down 39 per cent

      A harsh US winter, higher warranty costs and tumbling South American currencies led Ford to report lower than expected...

    6. March 4, 2014

      Ford warns on overcapacity in emerging markets

      Global carmakers have built worrying amounts of production capacity in underperforming emerging markets, Ford's chief...

    7. January 14, 2014

      Ford says more cars are not the answer to cities’ problems

      Ford Motor, which pioneered the affordable mass-produced motor car, is looking to play a bigger role in building public...

    8. FT Alphaville

      November 1, 2012

      The Closer

      ROUND-UP US stocks posted their biggest day of advances since mid-September. The S&P 500 rose 1.1 per cent to close at...

    9. November 1, 2012

      Ford rejects talk of Mulally exit

      Ford Motor has rejected speculation of an imminent change to its leadership, saying chief executive Alan Mulally planned to...

    10. September 18, 2012

      Ford reports 29% plunge in European sales

      The chief executive of Ford Motor said European market conditions were a “real concern” after the company recorded a 29 per...

    11. September 12, 2012

      Ford – succession speculation

      Speculation is swirling about a succession plan for Alan Mulally, Ford’s revered chief executive, in advance of a board...

    12. April 4, 2012

      Spirits up as New York hosts car show

      US consumers’ optimism and their revived appetite for new cars will be on display at the New York Auto Show, which opens to...

    13. March 30, 2012

      Ford discloses $29.5m pay for Mulally

      Ford Motor said it awarded Alan Mulally a package worth $29.5m in 2011 – an unusually rich return for the car industry, and...

    14. January 11, 2012

      Obama promises tax breaks to bring back jobs

      President Barack Obama has raised the prospect of tax breaks for businesses that keep jobs in the US, portraying himself as...

    15. FT Alphaville

      December 6, 2011

      Ford searching for new leader

      Ford has begun a search to replace chief executive Alan Mulally, who is expected to step down within two years, the WSJ...

    16. June 23, 2011

      Carmakers struggle to maintain quality

      Carmakers are struggling to maintain the quality of new vehicles as they install increasingly complex fuel-saving and...

    17. February 20, 2011

      Ford Motor chief to deliver CeBIT speech

      Ford Motor’s chief executive will be skipping next week’s Geneva auto show in order to attend CeBIT, the digital industry’s...

    18. June 3, 2010

      Ford axes Mercury in favour of Lincoln

      Ford Motor on Wednesday announced a plan to expand its luxury Lincoln brand to compete more aggressively against Toyota’s...

    19. June 13, 2008

      Ford calls on US to jump-start electric car market

      Ford Motor has joined General Motors in calling for US government intervention to jump-start the market for plug-in...

    20. June 12, 2008

      Ford calls for US help on electric cars

      Ford Motor has joined General Motors in calling for direct US government intervention to boost the market for plug-in...

    21. February 6, 2007

      Ford to resurrect Taurus name

      Ford Motor will try to prove on Wednesday that there is life after death for brands, resurrecting its Taurus name just three...

    22. January 19, 2007

      Observer: Wings clipped over the big-time perks

      There's little doubt that a new broom is sweeping through the Glass House, also known as Ford Motor's head office in...

    23. January 18, 2007

      Wings clipped over big-time perks

      There’s little doubt that a new broom is sweeping through the Glass House, also known as Ford Motor’s head office in...

    24. December 27, 2006

      Ford chief Mulally holds talks with Toyota chairman

      Alan Mulally, Ford Motor's chief executive, met senior Toyota officials in Japan last week, potentially heralding closer...

    25. December 26, 2006

      Ford and Toyota hold talks in Japan

      Alan Mulally, Ford Motor’s chief executive, met senior Toyota officials in Japan last week, potentially heralding closer...

    26. December 15, 2006

      Ford shuffles senior managers

      Alan Mulally, the former Boeing executive who took the reins at Ford Motor three months ago, has moved to put his stamp on...

    27. December 14, 2006

      Mulally sets Ford reshuffle in motion

      Alan Mulally, the former Boeing executive who took the reins at Ford Motor three months ago, has moved to put his stamp on...

    28. September 17, 2006

      Mulally keen to hit the ground running at Ford

      Ford’s senior managers expect to gain some insight into Alan Mulally’s management style and his vision for the beleaguered...

    29. September 16, 2006

      Latest move to pump life into Ford plan

      Ford Motor has a miserable record of meeting its turnround targets. Will the carmaker's latest recovery plan, unveiled...

    30. September 15, 2006

      Latest move to pump life into Ford plan

      Ford Motor has a miserable record of meeting its turnround targets. Will the carmaker’s latest recovery plan, unveiled on...

    31. August 19, 2006

      Ford to slash North American output for the rest of this year

      Ford plans to slash its North American output for the rest of this year, with temporary shutdowns at 10 assembly plants, in...

    32. August 18, 2006

      Ford plans to slash US output

      Ford plans to slash its North American output for the rest of this year, with temporary shutdowns at 10 assembly plants, in...

    33. August 10, 2006

      Ford restructuring plan shifts up a gear

      Ford will unveil its accelerated restructuring plan at the end of next month as the US carmaker seeks to stem losses and...

    34. August 9, 2006

      Ford to unveil accelerated restructuring plan

      Ford will unveil its accelerated restructuring plan at the end of next month as the US automaker seeks to stem losses and...

    35. July 21, 2006

      Sales stall as price of Ford luxury loses its appeal

      Ford's luxury car division was supposed to have been fixed by Mark Fields. But, 12 months ago, shortly after Mr Fields,...

    36. June 17, 2006

      Ford's future investmentplans target Mexico

      Ford Motor outlined plans yesterday for significant future investments in Mexico, but insisted that it had not yet decided...

    37. June 16, 2006

      Ford offers no hints on rumoured Mexican plant

      Ford Motor outlined plans on Friday for significant future investments in Mexico, but insisted that it had not yet decided...

    38. June 14, 2006

      Observer: Welcome memo

      Almost five years after taking over as chief executive at the world's number three carmaker, Bill Ford has discovered a...

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