Tag: ford

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Ford Sells About 8% of Its Stake in Rivian

May 9, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Ford F -5.22%▼ Motor Co. has sold off about 8% of its stockholdings in Rivian RIVN -18.70%▼ Automotive Inc., according to people familiar with the matter, pushing shares of the electric-vehicle startup to an all-time low. Rivian stock has come […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Ford Reorganizes to Run EV, Engine Businesses Separately

March 2, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Ford Motor Co. will separate its fast-growing electric vehicle operations from its legacy combustion engine business in a historic reorganization of the 118-year-old company. The new Ford Model e-unit will scale up the automaker’s EV offerings and develop software and […]


Canadian Mayor Seeks Injunction as Trucker Protest Limits Ford, GM Auto Production

February 10, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

The Canadian border city of Windsor, Ontario, said Thursday it would seek a court order to remove demonstrators who have blocked most traffic along a crucial U.S.-Canada trade corridor for four days. Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens said at a press […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Ford Is Already Doubling Production of the F-150 Lightning Pickup

January 5, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

In response to consumer demand Ford is upping its production of the F-150 Lightning, the all-electric pickup it rolled out to great fanfare a few months ago. Yes! Ride the lightning. We dug it then. We dig this now. Here’s […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Big Bets On EVs

November 29, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

EV start-up Lucid, which delivered its first vehicle on October 30th, has a market cap bigger than Ford’s and is now the eighth most valuable car company in the world. Tesla, Rivian and Lucid are valued at a completely different […]

Industry Focus Areas, Medical, Process, Production

Ford to Close Plants in India, a Tough Market for Auto Giants

September 10, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Ford Motor Co. ’s decision to stop making cars in India deals a blow to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s domestic manufacturing drive while highlighting the difficulty foreign auto makers have gaining a foothold in the market. On Thursday, Ford said […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Electric-Vehicle Sales Growth Outpaces Broader Auto Industry

July 23, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

The auto industry’s push into electric vehicles has gained traction this year with sales of these models growing at a faster clip than the broader U.S. car business. While still a sliver of the overall market, sales of plug-in vehicles […]

Design & Planning, Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process

Engineering Solutions by Design News Talks F-150 Lightning Keeping its Cool

June 8, 2021

Via: Design News

Ford has vast experience with designing hard-working pickup trucks. But designing a pickup truck to do that work using purely electric power stored in its battery pack and driving through electric motors presented new challenges for the team working on […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Ford Expects 40% of Global Vehicle Volume to Be Fully Electric By 2030

May 26, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Ford Motor Co. plans to boost spending on electric-vehicle development by billions of dollars beyond previous plans and expects 40% of its global sales to be fully electric by 2030, as Chief Executive Jim Farley bets bigger on plug-in cars. […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Ford Visit Offers Symbolic Backdrop for Biden’s EV Agenda

May 17, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

President Joe Biden’s planned visit May 18 to the Dearborn, Mich., Ford Motor Co. Rouge Electric Vehicle Center that will build an electric version of the F-150 pickup will showcase what experts say is a powerfully symbolic example of a […]