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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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,...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...

  31. 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...

  32. April 8, 2006

    GM dealers rally to Wagoner

    General Motors' dealers tried to lift the pressure on the carmaker's embattled chief executive yesterday by publishing an...

  33. April 7, 2006

    Padilla to retire from Ford

    Jim Padilla is to retire as president of Ford Motor after just a year on the job in the latest shake-up in the troubled...

  34. February 17, 2006

    Jobs driven away: why the rubber is hitting the road for western carmakers

    In Doraville, Georgia, the planned closure of the 58-year-old General Motors car factory will consign 3,100 workers to the...

  35. February 16, 2006

    Western car jobs hit the road

    In Doraville, Georgia, the planned closure of the 58-year-old General Motors car factory will consign 3,100 workers to the...

  36. February 13, 2006

    Ford Motor pares top management

    Ford Motor has further pared its top management ranks with the early retirement of Greg Smith, vice-chairman in charge of...

  37. February 12, 2006

    Ford pares management as part of turnaround

    Ford Motor has further pared its top management ranks with the early retirement of Greg Smith, vice-chairman in charge of...

  38. January 24, 2006

    Ford to cut 25,000 jobs and close seven plants

    Ford Motor will axe almost a quarter of its north American workforce and close seven vehicle factories by 2012 as the...

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