Ford captured automotive headlines recently with the unveiling of the 2015 Mustang. This brand-new Mustang goes on sale spring, almost exactly 50 years after the first Mustang was introduced on April 17, 1964 at the New York World's Fair.
Ford has announced it is joining a growing list of automakers who are taking a serious look at the future of self-driving cars.
The automaker has teamed up with the University of Michigan and State Farm Insurance to develop an autonomous Ford Fusion Hybrid test car. The collaboration will use the car to develop technologies that Ford and its suppliers can use on a future generation of vehicles.
The 2014 Dodge Dart, Dodge Avenger and Chrysler 200 sedans have achieved Top Safety Pick ratings from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS).
The announcement, made today, marks the sixth time the IIHS has commended the Avenger and 200 mid-size sedans. Meanwhile, the insurance industry organization has hailed the Dart compact sedan each year since it arrived on the market in 2012.
General Motors is joining the voluntary U.S. Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay Partnership, which will drive benchmarking of fuel consumption and reduction of emissions by its freight shippers and carriers with the goal of further shrinking the company’s carbon footprint.
Ford Motor Company announced today that 2013 is expected to be one of the best years in its history and projects 2014 to be another solid year for the company with 23 global product launches and continued investments around the world as the next step in its One Ford plan for profitable growth.
General Motors Company announced that it will be investing $1.3 billion in 5 manufacturing plants located in 3 states of the U.S. The automaker will be using the investment for producing new fuel-efficient engines and transmissions and to upgrade assembly plants.
The five manufacturing plants in which General Motors will be investing include; assembly plants in Flint and Detroit and an engine plant in Romulus, Mich., a transmission factory in Toledo, Ohio, and a casting plant in Bedford, Ind.
General Motors Co said on Monday it will invest nearly $1.3 billion at five U.S. plants to make a new transmission and boost output for a planned new engine as well as add a vehicle paint shop.
GM, the No. 1 U.S. automaker, said the investment at the plants in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana will create or retain about 1,000 jobs combined, but did not say how many will be new jobs. The five plants employ about 7,500 people.
The most technologically advanced version of Ford’s iconic pony car will take center stage at the 2014 International CES® as the all-new Mustang is recognized as “Official Car” of the world’s largest hands-on showcase of emerging innovation. 2014 International CES will be held Jan. 7-10, 2014, in Las Vegas; the show is owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association®.
The Grinch was nowhere to be found Friday, Dec. 13 in or near the Warrior & Family Support Center (WFSC) at the San Antonio Military Medical Center (SAMMC). Ram Truck brand and its parent, Chrysler Group LLC, made sure of that.
Friday was the occasion of the annual Wounded Warrior family Christmas luncheon with Santa handling out gifts for the Wounded Warrior family children during the hour.
Then, to everyone's surprise, Santa came back to the center a second time with an extra special delivery for the WFSC and the children
House and Senate negotiators have reached agreement on legislation to speed congressional approval of foreign trade pacts, including a major Asia-Pacific agreement the administration hopes to complete early next year.
The Trade Promotion Authority legislation, also known as "fast-track," would include language directing trade negotiators to consider currency issues as a "negotiating objective" in future trade talks, according to people familiar with the deal. The language is an attempt to...
Two key senators said Friday they want Congress to include provisions discouraging currency manipulation in legislation on fast-track authority on free trade agreements.
Sens Carl Levin, D-Detroit, and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, co-chairs of the Senate Auto Caucus, want Congress to include strong, enforceable currency provisions in the forthcoming Trade Promotion Authority bill, which will give the administration fast-track authority to negotiate trade deals and get up or down votes.
The Toledo-built Jeep Cherokee is one of three finalists for truck/utility vehicle of the year, one of the most prestigious awards in the industry.
The 2014 North American Car and Truck of the Year will be announced Jan. 13 during media day at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
A jury of 48 automotive journalists tested 24 new or redesigned vehicles, and the finalists were announced at an Automotive Press Association luncheon at the Detroit Athletic Club.
Ford Motor Company next year will launch 23 new vehicles to customers around the world, open three more manufacturing facilities and add more than 5,000 new jobs in the United States to meet growing demand for its products.
“Next year, we are embarking on our most ambitious global launch year ever to meet customer demand for our products around the world,” said Raj Nair, group vice president, Ford global product development. “We are investing even more through our One Ford plan to serve more customers, in more segments – and deliver profitable growth.”
Chrysler Group LLC announced that they will launch a new compact van for the North American market anytime in 2014 i.e. next year.
The new 2015 Ram ProMaster City will be based upon the Fiat Doblo, which is the winner of International Van of the Year award for two times.
Chrysler Group LLC's Mid-Atlantic Business Center (MABC) and more than 250 of its dealers are joining forces with the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation to make this holiday season brighter for many families.
An independent survey published by KPMG ranks Ford among the 10 leading global companies for corporate responsibility reporting. KPMG’s sustainability survey adds to a wave of recognition for Ford’s sustainability commitment in 2013, a year that boasts record-breaking sales of electrified vehicles, significant reductions in water use across global operations and a broader integration of sustainable materials in all North American vehicles. For more information on Ford’s sustainability initiatives, please see Ford’s Blueprint for Sustainability.
Three General Motors vehicles – the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, Silverado full-size pickup and Cadillac CTS sedan – were named finalists today for the prestigious North American Car and Truck of the Year awards, jurors announced at an Automotive Press Association luncheon.
The jury of 48 automotive journalists selected the car finalists from among 28 foreign and domestic contenders.
The Silverado was one of three finalists from 18 nominees in the Truck/Utilities category.
General Motors Co. is adding more than 300 customer service workers at its Warren Tech Center, after closing a call center in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and is considering moving more call center jobs to the U.S. from another center in Philippines.
GM announced in March that it would move about 300 call center contract workers from various locations to Warren. The company wants to put the employees closer to people at GM, such as engineers, who can support and help them make quick decisions for customers.
Perhaps General Motors will add the green triangular arrows recycling symbol to the corporate and brand logos atop its Renaissance Center headquarters.
The automaker said the six-tower, 5.5-million-square-foot Renaissance Center is no longer sending any waste to the dump. Instead, the high-rise’s occupants — including the 73-floor Marriott hotel and all of the companies and retailers that rent space in the property — are recycling, reusing and refurbishing all the waste they generate, or sending it to a waste-to-energy converter.