This is the fifth article in a series of interviews from business leaders who attended the Social Innovation Summit in Los Angeles. The Summit is ground zero for purpose-driven entrepreneurs, philanthropists, business representatives, and individuals working to leverage capitalism for social good. For this article I spoke with Cheryl Carrier, Executive Director of Ford Next Generation Learning. Simon Mainwaring: Few people know about Ford's impact on education. Can you share a little background? Cheryl Carrier: What really excites me about Ford Motor Company and Ford Motor Company Fund is our history of leadership in education. Ford Next Generation Learning works with communities to transform
Sales of the joint venture with Chongqing-based Changan Automobile <000625.SZ> continued to decline in July. Ford's overall sales dropped 37% in 2018 in the world's top auto market, mainly due to a lack of new products. Over the next three years, it plans to launch more than 30 new models in China, of which over a third will be electric vehicles.
Nathan Godfried's life changed forever six years ago in a freak accident that happened while he was bicycling with his son on Route 2 in Passadumkeag. As a pickup truck towing a trailer passed them on Aug. 18, 2013, an 8-foot blade from a rear-mounted mower on the trailer came loose. It struck Godfried in the leg and nearly severed it. The University of Maine history professor might have bled to death if a nurse who was taking her children to swim in Bangor hadn't stopped to help. Arica Gagnon of Lincoln used her son's new beach towel as a tourniquet until emergency personnel arrived. As a result of the injury, Godfried's left leg had to be amputated above the knee. Last week, Godfried, 68, of
Leslie Doggett, one of the nation's largest dealers of heavy construction equipment, broke ground Thursday on a $24 million Ford dealership, aiming to become a top seller of the popular F-150 pickup truck in the Houston area. The 62,000-square-foot Doggett Ford, rising on eight acres next to Doggett's John Deere location off Interstate 45, will be one of the most modern, state-of-the-art Ford dealerships in the country when it opens in October 2020, Doggett said. “It's going to be like going into Nordstrom's versus a convenience store,” said Jason Mosley, Doggett Ford's general manager. “Having a nice facility is a key factor to draw people in and keep them coming back.” Doggett's major investment
American Auto Companies Take Top Slots on 2019 Kogod Made in America Auto Index However, American-owned doesn't always equate to American made, creator says. Newswise — Washington, D.C. (August 22, 2019) – American auto companies continued the trend of manufacturing the bulk of their vehicles in the country with General Motors leading the pack, according to the 2019 Kogod Made in America Auto Index, released by American University. The automatic transmission-equipped Chevy Corvette and the Chevy Volt tied for the top spot for 2019. Versions of Fiat Chrysler's Wrangler Jeep took the second and third slots. Ford's Lincoln Continental came in fourth, while the Cadillac ATS and CTS versions were
US President Donald Trump stepped up a series of attacks on automakers on Wednesday for not backing his administration's plan to roll back Obama-era fuel efficiency rules, singling out Ford Motor Co in particular for backing a deal with California for stricter fuel economy standards. Ford is one of four automakers, along with Honda Motor Co, BMW AG and Volkswagen AG, that reached a voluntary agreement with California on fuel efficiency rules, defying Trump and his administration's effort to strip the state of the right to fight climate change by setting its own standards. The rules under the California plan are looser than the Obama-era regulations but stricter than what the Trump has proposed.
The president mentioned the founder of Ford Motor Co., who frequently used his platform to spread anti-Semitic messages across the country and the world.
Magnus Financial Group LLC grew its position in shares of Ford Motor (NYSE:F) by 12.3% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 16,952 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock after purchasing an additional 1,850 shares during the period. Magnus Financial Group LLC's holdings in Ford Motor were worth $173,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. City Holding Co. grew its position in shares of Ford Motor by 10.3% during the second quarter. City Holding Co. now owns 10,726 shares of the auto manufacturer's
Vanguard has the highest institutional holdings in Ford. According to Reuters, Vanguard bought 3.95 million shares in the second quarter.
There was one aspect of these shots we didn’t cover, though: the camouflage. Get a little closer, though, and Ford has a neat surprise in store for us. Ford is obviously dropping the hint that this little crossover is meant for folks who participate in outdoor activities like the ones pictured.
Ford Motor Company today announced that Steven Armstrong, who is currently chairman, Ford of Europe, has been named president of the Changan Ford joint venture in China. Armstrong succeeds Nigel Harris, who has elected to retire from Ford at the end of 2019 after 34 years of distinguished service with the company. Armstrong brings to the new position more than 30 years of automotive and Ford experience from a variety of general management and purchasing leadership positions around the world.