#FORD

Business

What Suppliers Look for from OEMs

What do suppliers think about their customers? Well, that answer—with a couple of exceptions—isn’t exactly a resounding hurrah.
#FiatChryslerAutomobiles #Honda #Toyota

Sales

LMC Auto & the Industry Right Now: “Shock to the System”

The head of global forecasting for LMC Automotive talks about where the auto industry is at the start of the recovery and how long it might take to get to a state of recovery
#Tesla #Ford #GeneralMotors

Assembly

Ford’s New Pre-COVID Production Target: June 22

Supply chain, healthy plants enable shorter timetable
#facilities #Ford

Electronics

Mach E to Offer Hands-Free Driving

Ford has a lot riding on the Mustang Mach E, as it is the company’s effort not only to make an electric vehicle (it has done that before) but an electric vehicle that is desirable and accessible to regular folks.
#Ford

Business

EU Opens Antitrust Probe into FCA-PSA Merger

Focus will be on small commercial vans, and maybe more
#europe #Chrysler #Daimler

Design

2021 Mustang Mach 1 Design and Engineering

The 2021 Mustang Mach 1 is meant to carve tracks and provoke jealousy in all those who didn’t get one of these limited-edition vehicles
#Ford #Brembo #HP

Sales

Study: New Model Cavalcade Threatens Profitability

Too Much of a Good Thing? Crossover segment becoming saturated
#Chrysler #Fiat #Ford

The Important VW-Ford Collaboration: Trucks

The collaboration between VW and Ford on commercial vehicles is more important than you might think
#Ford #Volkswagen #tech

Sales

Tesla Passes Toyota in Market Value

Stock soars past $1,000 per share
#BMW #Chrysler #Daimler

Quality

Another Door Latch Recall Bedevils Ford

Chronic problems and fixes for fixes continue
#tech #Ford #Lincoln

Assembly

Ford Aims for Normal Output by July 6

Truckmaking facilities will lead the way.
#facilities #Ford

Fuel Cells

Nikola's Stock Soars After NASDAQ Listing

Startup begins taking orders for fuel cell-electric pickup truck
#Fiat #Ford #GeneralMotors

Interiors & Electronics

2003 Ferrari Enzo Nets Online Auction Record of $2.6 Million

Extravagant impulse buying with the click of a mouse
#Lamborghini #McLaren #Carbon

Hybrid

Ford Escape Plug-in Hybrid Gets 100 mpg-Equivalent Rating

Compact crossover takes on Toyota RAV4 in emerging segment
#tech #Ford #MercedesBenz

Batteries

What You Need to Know About Batteries and Electric Vehicles

Expert from the Southwest Research Institute talks about EV batteries, motors and more
#Ford #GeneralMotors #FiatChryslerAutomobiles

Assembly

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup: June 5

More plants open, but others are targeted for closure
#asia #europe #covid-19

Production

Ford’s Salaried Staff to Work from Home All Summer

Mass returns not expected until at least September
#GeneralMotors #Toyota #facilities

Hybrid

EVs Get Boost Under Germany’s New Stimulus Package

Chargers to be installed at every gas station
#sustainability #covid-19 #Audi

Business

GM to Join EV Delivery Van Race?

New niche lacks a market leader
#Honda #Amazon #Bollinger

Business

Big 3 Leaders Unite Against Racism

The time has come to take action
#people #Chrysler #Fiat