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Ford Investigating Explorer Carbon Monoxide Risks

3 police officers in Massachusetts were hospitalized due to high carbon monoxide in their vehicles.

Aug. 9, 2017
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NHTSA Expands Probe into Ford Exhaust Complaints

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has expanded and upgraded its investigation into complaints of exhaust fumes inside Ford Explorer SUVs. The investigation is being expanded by two model years and 400,000 vehicles. On July 27, NHTSA said the probe covers over 1.3 million Explorers from model years 2011 to 2017. The investigation began last […]

Aug. 3, 2017
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Ford riding high as second quarter finishes

On Wednesday, Ford Motor Co. reported a “better-than-expected quarterly net profit.” The automaker attributed the increase to a lower tax rate and more U.S. sales of pickup trucks, but projected a pre-tax profit for 2017. Ford shares dropped 1.3 percent in premarket trading.

July 26, 2017
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Eyes On China: Ford, Tesla, And More

As global markets expand, some automakers are looking into importing vehicles from China.

June 20, 2017
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Fields’ failed Ford-Google deal left him out in the cold

Back in 2015, former Ford CEO Mark Fields was closing in on an ambitious partnership with Google to develop autonomous vehicles. At the time, no major automakers had “serious plans” for “getting fully self-driving cars” out onto public roads.

May 30, 2017
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Ford CEO steps down due to shareholder pressure

In the midst of upset shareholders and pressure from board management, Mark Fields has announced his retirement as Ford CEO, with former Steelcase CEO Jim Hackett appointed as his replacement.

May 22, 2017
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Ford’s Updated 2018 Explorer To Arrive At Dealerships This Fall

Ford announced updates to its 2018 Explorer to appeal to American consumers who increasingly favor SUVs over other vehicles.

April 11, 2017
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Ford’s Ken Washington Believes Mass-Market Self-Driving To Be Available 2026-2031

There are many different opinions about when autonomous cars will be available for the general public. Now, Ken Washington, Ford’s vice president of research and advanced engineering, says he doesn’t believe that fully self-driving vehicles will be available for the mass-market until sometime between 2026 and 2031.

April 5, 2017
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Storm Blows Roof Off Ford Dealership

According to a WLOS report, the roof of Sisk Family Ford in Forest City, North Carolina literally blew off.

March 3, 2017
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Ford Criticizes Trump’s Immigration Ban

In the wake of President Donald Trump’s controversial immigration ban from seven predominantly Muslim countries, Ford CEO Mark Fields released a video message to employees saying the automaker “will not support any policies” counter to its values of respect for all people.

Jan. 31, 2017
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Ford Launches Omnicraft Parts Brand

A new initiative by Ford was reportedly created in order to fix vehicles from other automakers.

Jan. 25, 2017
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Trump To Meet With Automaker CEOs This Week

President Donald Trump is meeting with the CEOs of General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler this week in the Oval Office to discuss important aspects of the auto industry.

Jan. 24, 2017
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