Posts Tagged ‘Ford Motor Co’

Fiat-Renault mega merger is born of desperation

by CHRIS BRYANT
When the US auto industry was looking down a barrel in 2008, General Motors Co (GM) did the unthinkable and quietly proposed a merger ...

Ford’s solution for driverless delivery is package-carrying robots

Autonomous vehicles will need a human-free way to get things to your doorstep
By Keith Naughton / BLOOMBERG It’s a headless robot in a driverless car. ...

American luxury finding new life in Lincoln’s brash behemoths

A much-needed redesign of the Lincoln Navigator sent sales of the model soaring 70% last year, and the brash behemoth commands prices that can top ...

Ford reboots European strategy with SUVs, mild electrification

US carmaker will offer a new compact Puma, part of a revamped SUV lineup that includes the Explorer and an overhauled Kuga
By BLOOMBERG AMSTERDAM • ...

Ford’s healthcare costs said to top RM4b in 2020

SOUTHFIELD • Ford Motor Co expects the cost of health insurance for its 56,000 hourly workers in the US to top US$1 billion (RM4.09 billion) for the rst ...

Ford to cut thousands of jobs in Europe, eyes plant closures

By BLOOMBERG
MUNICH • Ford Motor Co will shed thousands of jobs at its European operations in a bid to return the business to profitability in a broad ...

Ford’s newest models won’t just run on hot air

By CHRIS BRYANT / Pic By BLOOMBERG
Technology investors like company CEOs to sound farsighted and a little quixotic. Gnomic statements are interpreted ...

Growth engine for world’s carmakers is becoming a liability

Shoppers are staying away from car showrooms, with monthly sales sliding, on track for their 1st annual contraction in at least 2 ...

Ford names new China chief to halt losses

By BLOOMBERG
TOKYO • Ford Motor Co elevated China to a standalone division reporting directly to its global headquarters and brought back a company ...

Shutdown of UK Jaguar plant spurs sell-off in Tata Motors

By BLOOMBERG
MUMBAI • Jaguar Land Rover’s owner Tata Motors Ltd fell to the lowest level in more than six years in Mumbai trading after the luxury ...

GM posts steep sales drop on dialled-back discounts

By BLOOMBERG
SOUTHFIELD • General Motors Co’s (GM) sales fell about 13% in August as the automaker pulled back on sales incentives, especially for ...

GM, Ford earnings to be hit by trade woes

By BLOOMBERG
NEW YORK • The US auto sector has suffered a bumpy ride so far this year, and the road isn’t expected to get much smoother any time soon. ...