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Ford has begun rolling pre-production Ranger pickup trucks off the line at its Michigan Assembly plant. Ford has invested $850 million in the factory, which dates to the late 1950s. The new Ford Ranger will be a modern, high-tech midsize pickup.
President Donald Trump's tariffs on steel and Chinese goods are starting to impact the bottom line of major automakers like BMW, Ford and Honda. BMW exports form South Carolina have taken a dip following the China tariffs, while Ford and Honda are losing millions from the steel tariff.
Ford's sales in China dropped by 43% in September compared with the same month in 2017. The drop was attributed to a combination of Ford's restructuring, a slowing Chinese economy, and the growing US-China trade war.
In a move influenced by a larger company-wide restructuring effort, Ford plans to cut jobs from the company's global salaried workforce. According to The Detroit News, Ford employs 86,000 workers in the US and 202,000 people globally.
Tesla reported a strong Q3 for deliveries, with 83,500 vehicles sold. Analysts aren't yet overly concerned about Tesla overproducing for the US market, an inversion of the worry they usually have for established automakers.
We drove a $63,000 Ford Raptor and a $58,000 Chevy Silverado Z71 to see which pickup truck we liked better — and the winner was clear
Ford and Chevy are known for making high-performance pickup trucks. But one stands out.
GM, Ford, and Chrysler almost died a decade ago during the financial crisis — here’s how the auto giants have changed since
The US auto industry almost died a decade ago amidst the worst financial crises since the Great Depression, Each of the "Big Three" automakers — Ford, GM, and Chrysler — took their individual path to recovery.
On September 6, Ford released its first teaser image of the codenamed "Mach 1" vehicle, the company's first all-electric car that is inspired by the classic Ford Mustang. Ford has stated it plans to invest $11 billion in electrification and release 40 new elecric model cars by 2022.
Ford posted US sales gains in August even as the overall market has flattened. Pickup trucks and SUVs drove the gains. Ford made a strategic decision to all but eliminate passenger cars from its portfolio in coming years.
A number of cars are being discontinued in 2018 and into 2019. Ford made a game-changing decision in April when the company announced it would dissolve its entire line of passenger cars that includes Focus, Fusion, Fiesta, and Taurus.