#FORD

Sales

Car Sales Crash in Europe

78% drop in April as countries, carmakers post double-digit declines
#europe #Chrysler #Daimler

Connectivity

Quick Updates, Fast Charging on Tap for Mustang Mach-E

Continuous improvements needed to gain foothold in fledgling EV market
#Ford #tech

Assembly

U.S. Auto Industry Begins Measured Relaunch

Opening day jitters, supply chain concerns abound
#covid-19 #facilities #Daimler

NASCAR Returns

Harvick continues winning ways amid coronavirus protocols
#Ford #covid-19

Production

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup for May 15

Carmakers juggle production, search for funding
#covid-19 #asia #europe

Production

Tesla Plant-Opening Drama Ends

Officials grant an already-reopened plant permission to open...next week
#people #facilities #Chrysler

Propulsion

Save the Environment, Drive a Jeep?

Making a case for adding green credentials to off-road performance
#sustainability #emissions #Fiat

Sales

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup: May 8

Sales perk up in China as production nosedives in Brazil, Mexico
#asia #europe #americas

Production

Going Back to Work—Safely, Honestly

Companies like Ford have created solid protocols to get things back up and running. But it depends on the honesty of everyone to work as intended.
#facilities #Google #Ford

Regulations

Michigan Okays Auto Production Starting May 11

Step eases supply chain bottleneck for other factories too
#covid-19 #facilities #Chrysler

Production

China Leads Auto Industry Revival

U.S., Europe and Asia will take longer, says LMC Automotive
#europe #covid-19 #Chrysler

Autonomous Vehicles

Cars Without Coffee: When A Vehicle Isn’t Driving Him, John Krafcik Takes the Porsche

Eleventh in a series. Yes, he knows about autonomous driving. But Waymo’s Krafcik loves cars you drive. And he’s also important in another way.
#Ford #Hyundai #people

Economics

GM Dodges Financial Loss, But Not for Long

Industry’s results will get worse before they get better
#Chrysler #Fiat #Ford

Quality

Ford Shares Sensor Test Data for Autonomous Vehicles

Before being set loose on roads, self-driving vehicles need a comprehensive view of what they could encounter
#tech #Ford #Amazon

Cotter on Cars (Old Ones, That Is)

The legendary Barn Find Hunter talks about how he finds those vehicles
#Ford #people #autolineafterhours

Production

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup for May 1

Factory relaunch schedules stretch out amid uncertainties
#covid-19 #asia #europe

Autonomous Vehicles

Ford Delays Robo-Taxi Launch

Coronavirus pushes plans back to 2022
#covid-19 #Ford

Sales

U.S. Car Sales in April Drop to 30-Year Low

Upturn likely to begin in May, but consumer confidence will define the pace
#dealers #Audi #Ford

Design

Designer of Original Mustang Dies at 87

Gale Halderman’s 1962 sketch won a Ford design contest that led to the original Mustang 
#people #Chrysler #Ford

Sales

Mark Fields on the State of the U.S. Auto Industry

Former Ford CEO Mark Fields talks about what is happening now and where it will be going forward
#Ford #people