Volkswagen Might Put Audi on the Back Burner, Spend More Time With Ford: Report

According to sources who spoke to Reuters, Volkswagen Group has more interest in pursuing technological relationships with new partners, especially Ford, than continuing on with Audi as its main development hub. At least for a while. VW CEO Herbert Diess will reportedly unveil a 10-year plan to his company’s board later this month, part of an […]

Ford Expands Paid Time Off for New Parents

Wages may have stagnated, but companies know they can still curry the public’s favor by other means. Because corporations aren’t people, despite the government saying otherwise, they can’t really be good or evil. This frequently results in meaningless pandering, perplexing business decisions, or disingenuous marketing that pushes an empty moral narrative in an attempt to […]

Ford and Baidu team up to test autonomous cars in China

There’s a new partnership in the autonomous vehicle game as Ford has announced it will be teaming up with Chinese internet company Baidu to work on autonomous vehicles, with testing set to begin in Beijing by the end of the year. The initiative hopes to achieve SAE L4 (a classification that measures level of human […]

Volkswagen’s Not Ruling Out an Electric Tie-up With Ford

Pretty much everything is on the table at this point. At least, that’s the way it looks to industry observers. The partnership announced between Ford and Volkswagen back in June has the potential to birth any number of outcomes — from jointly developed commercial vehicles (the initial aim), to badge-swapped overseas small cars, autonomous vehicle […]

Goldman Sachs upgrades Ford — and says the stock could rise 30% (F)

David Ramos/Getty Goldman Sachs has upgraded Ford to ‘buy’ with a $ 12 price target.  Analyst David Tamberrino says a refreshed product line and cost improvement could lead to 30% gains. Ford jumped more than 6% following the upgrade — follow the stock live in real-time here.  Goldman Sachs has upgraded Ford to a buy […]

Ford third-quarter profit beats estimates, shares rise

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Earnings/Financials,Ford Good news after its stock closed Wednesday at a nine-year low Continue reading Ford third-quarter profit beats estimates, shares rise Ford third-quarter profit beats estimates, shares rise originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 24 Oct 2018 17:45:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  […]

Trade War Watch: Ford Blames Trump for Sky-high Steel Prices

Ford Motor Co. is blaming Donald Trump’s commodity tariffs for elevating U.S. steel prices higher than any other market on the planet. Regardless of your opinion on the president’s policies (the economy is reportedly booming), it’s a little hard to rebuff Ford’s criticisms on this one. The automaker’s now going straight to the source in […]

Mystery Mustang Appears in New Ford Ad

Ford Motor Company dropped its first Bryan Cranston-filled “Built Ford Proud” commercial today, offering the Breaking Bad alumnus an opportunity to cast aspersions at the company’s rivals, including industry startups. It’s filled with Ted Talk-bashing, futurespeak-trashing bravado linked together with a thread of get ‘er done, implying that talk is cheap, and real progress takes hard work. […]

Blue by You: With a U.S. Ranger Raptor Off the Table, Ford Frustrations Mount

News this morning of Ford deciding not to bring the Raptor Ranger to American shores (via Autoblog) whipped your normally placid author into frothy indignation, prompting him to print off a Blue Oval and emphatically throw his entire collection of competition-grade Elkadart Razor steel-tipped darts at it. Okay, maybe the situation is not that dire here in the […]

Here’s how Ford justifies phasing out sedans

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Ford,Sedan ‘Silhouettes are changing.’ Continue reading Here’s how Ford justifies phasing out sedans Here’s how Ford justifies phasing out sedans originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 19 Oct 2018 06:01:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments