Ford Motor Company was founded by Henry Ford and incorporated on June 16, 1903. It sells cars and commercial vehicles under the Ford brand and has a small residual stake in Japan’s Mazda. It is one of the big three US carmakers and the Focus and Mondeo models are among its most successful brands.
Ford Motor wants Tencent Holdings to tailor its popular chatting app for the firm's cars in China, as carmakers in the world's largest market vie for drivers that care about advanced features as much as engine size.Tuesday, 21 April, 2015, 11:12am
Ford Motor said it expects to boost sales on the mainland once new assembly facilities come online and new vehicles hit showrooms in the coming months, after posting its first dip in China monthly sales this year.11 Oct 2014 - 4:15am
Mark Fields will take the keys to a Ford Motor that is lean, profitable and a far cry from the near-bankrupt carmaker taken over in 2006 by his predecessor, Alan Mulally.3 May 2014 - 7:54am
Toyota Motor will stop making cars in Australia in less than four years, it said yesterday, banging the final nail in the coffin of the country's vehicle industry, despite appeals to stay by Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott.8 May 2015 - 4:37pm
Ford is catching up to its competitors in key Asian markets and expects to sell more than one million vehicles there for the first time this year, a senior executive said Wednesday.
Key to that growth is China, where Ford’s sales were up 51 per cent in the first nine months of the year to 647,849 vehicles, said David Schoch, Ford’s group vice-president for the Asia-Pacific region.8 May 2015 - 4:37pm
At least three of the top 20 investors in Microsoft want a turnaround expert to succeed Steve Ballmer as chief executive and have urged the technology giant’s board to consider Ford Motor chief executive Alan Mulally and Computer Sciences Corp chief executive Mike Lawrie for the job, several sources familiar with the matter said.10 Sep 2013 - 2:11pm
Ford Motor chief executive Alan Mulally, credited with driving a culture change that helped save the No. 2 US automaker, may step down sooner than planned, according to people with knowledge of the matter.6 Sep 2013 - 1:30pm
US auto sales accelerated to the best pace since October 2007 as major automakers posted double digit gains on Wednesday and forecast more growth in the months to come.
Total industry sales rose 17 per cent when compared with August last year while the sales pace jumped to an adjusted, annual rate of 16.1 million, according to Autodata.5 Sep 2013 - 12:01pm
Ford has drawn on the latest European design trends with its new luxury concept car, tempting the driver with a quilted cream-coloured Nappa leather interior to complement its chrome and mocha-hued bodywork.8 May 2015 - 4:38pm
Detroit automakers General Motors and Ford, trying to shake off decades of insularity, are looking to California’s Silicon Valley and beyond for innovative ideas and technology that could disrupt and even transform the car business.22 Aug 2013 - 2:19pm
Ford Motor and its local partners in China sold a total of 72,834 vehicles on a wholesale basis in July, an increase of 71 per cent from a year earlier, the company said on Tuesday.
That compared to a 44 per cent increase in June.8 May 2015 - 4:37pm
Ford will produce both its current F-150 pickup and a new model for about six months to avoid disrupting sales of the top-selling US vehicle and safeguard against potential kinks tied to the truck’s extensive overhaul, people familiar with the plans said.24 Jul 2013 - 9:39am
Ford and Toyota ended their partnership to develop hybrid pickup trucks and sport-utility vehicles after studying the feasibility of such a project for nearly two years, Ford said.
Ford, maker of the top-selling F-150 pickup truck, will develop its own rear-wheel drive hybrid system for trucks and SUVs, which will be available by the end of the decade.24 Jul 2013 - 9:04am
American carmakers had their heyday in Detroit, but the city's slide into bankruptcy only serves to reinforce that the hoped-for renaissance for the US car industry will be led from China.20 Jul 2013 - 5:15am
Ford Motor has sued Japanese auto-parts supplier Fujikura Ltd, claiming a conspiracy to fix the prices of electrical systems used in vehicles, the latest civil lawsuit filed in the wake of a related criminal investigation by the US Justice Department.8 May 2015 - 4:37pm