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Ford Motor Company: American automobile manufacturer
Ford Motor Company, commonly known as Ford, is an American multinational automaker that has its main headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. It was founded by Henry Ford and incorporated on June 16, 1903. The company sells automobiles and commercial vehicles under the Ford brand, and most luxury cars under the Lincoln brand. Ford also owns Brazilian SUV manufacturer Troller, an 8% stake in Aston Martin of the United Kingdom and a 32% stake in Jiangling Motors. It also has joint-ventures in China, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, and Russia. The company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and is controlled by the Ford family; they have minority ownership but the majority of the voting power.

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Inside the chaotic final two laps of the 2020 Daytona 500

The image of Ryan Newman's No. 6 Ford hurtling toward the 2020 Daytona 500 checkered flag on its hood will forever live in NASCAR lore.
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Texas man drove with 'mangled corpse' in passenger seat after running it over, police say

The body of the pedestrian, who has not been identified, went through the Ford's windshield and was found in the passenger seat of the vehicle.
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It's a dog's life for Harrison Ford as he launches latest film [Video]It's a dog's life for Harrison Ford as he launches latest film

Hollywood actor Harrison Ford led the charge for the first film out of the gate post-Oscars with the world premiere of "The Call of the Wild". Based on the classic book of the same name by Jack London

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Suninen hits trees, Rovanpera fastest in snowless Sweden Rally shakedown [Video]Suninen hits trees, Rovanpera fastest in snowless Sweden Rally shakedown

Swedish Rally goes ahead without snow as Teemu Suninen comes off in spectacular fashion.

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China returns to work as virus hits daily record [Video]China returns to work as virus hits daily record

Some Chinese goverment restrictions imposed because of the Coronavirus outbreak are eased, as local residents begin to return to work. Adam Reed reports.

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Record closing highs for S&P 500, Nasdaq [Video]Record closing highs for S&P 500, Nasdaq

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq set record closing highs amid a broad stock market rally fueled by upbeat economic data and waning coronavirus fears. Conway G. Gittens has the roundup.

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Candidates sing their hearts out in Iowa caucus parody [Video]Candidates sing their hearts out in Iowa caucus parody

With Iowa hosting the country's first contest to see which Democratic candidate will challenge President Donald Trump in November's election, a group of local performers are treating voters to a..

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Tesla tops $100 billion in market valuation [Video]Tesla tops $100 billion in market valuation

Tesla's stock surge Wednesday drove the electric car maker's valuation past the $100 billion mark, making it the first U.S. automaker to achieve that milestone. Fred Katayama reports.

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Tesla seeks shift from 'Made in China' to 'Designed in China' [Video]Tesla seeks shift from 'Made in China' to 'Designed in China'

U.S. electric car maker Tesla plans to open a design and research center in China to make "Chinese-style" vehicles, the company said in a recruitment notice on its official WeChat account. Ciara Lee..

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Ford's China sales drop 26% [Video]Ford's China sales drop 26%

Ford's vehicles sales in China fell for the third straight year, down 26% in 2019. As Fred Katayama reports, that's less than half of what it sold in 2016.

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Tesla stock worth more than GM, Ford combined [Video]Tesla stock worth more than GM, Ford combined

Electric car company Tesla made history of a different kind Wednesday when a pop in its stock gave the company a higher stock market value than General Motors and Ford combined. Conway G. Gittens has..

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Investors nervous but more room for bull run: wealth manager [Video]Investors nervous but more room for bull run: wealth manager

Investors are skittish, says Gerber Kawasaki CEO Ross Gerber, but with a "ton of money out there," he sees more upside for stocks.

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Philadelphia Auto Show 2020: 1,750-horsepower SSC Tuatara makes its first public debut

Philadelphia's 2020 Auto Show is running from Feb. 8-17. Over 700 vehicles from carmakers like Porsche, Ford and Rolls-Royce are on public display.
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Carmakers look to resume China output after virus forced closures

Automakers including Daimler, Ford and Tesla are looking to resume production in China after being forced to shut factories following the outbreak of a new coronavirus.
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'Ford was excellent - you would have said he was captain the way he stepped up’

England fly-half George Ford stepped up as a leader in tough conditions at Murrayfield, says World Cup winner Matt Dawson.
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Factbox: Some carmakers likely to restart China factories after shutting for coronavirus

Automakers including Daimler, Tesla and Ford are likely to restart production in China on Monday after being forced to shut factories for more than a week following a widespread outbreak of the..
Reuters - Published

Ford shakes up top management, promises faster turnaround

Ford Motor Co on Friday shook up its top management, naming strategy chief Jim Farley as chief operating officer and promising skeptical investors the company will kick a slow-moving turnaround into a..
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Ford shakes up top management three days after weak profit outlook

Ford Motor Co on Friday named top executive Jim Farley its chief operating officer, positioning him as potential heir to Chief Executive Officer Jim Hackett and shaking up its top management three days..
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Ford applauds 'Greta's part in the leadership of young people'

Harrison Ford praises young climate activists during a Mexico City press conference for his new film "Call of the Wild." (Feb. 6)  
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Ford full-year profit plunges on slower sales, pension costs

ford full-year profit plunges on slower sales, pension costs
DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co.'s profit last year plunged by more than $3.6 billion, weighed down by slowing U.S. sales, the cost of a botched SUV launch and some big pension expenses. The Dearborn,..
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Ford shares dive after carmaker posts fourth-quarter loss, disappointing 2020 outlook

Investors sent Ford Motor Co shares skidding on Tuesday after the company delivered a weaker-than-expected 2020 forecast, warning of higher warranty costs, lower profits at its credit arm and continued..
Reuters - Published

Ford shares slide after weaker-than-expected 2020 forecast

Ford Motor Co shares nosedived on Tuesday after it handed investors a weaker-than-expected 2020 forecast, warning that quality problems, lower profits at its credit arm and continued investments in..
Reuters - Published

Ford posts $1.7 billion loss, offers weak 2020 forecast

Ford Motor Co on Tuesday posted a fourth-quarter loss and provided a weaker-than-expected 2020 forecast due to continued higher warranty costs, investments in future transportation and lower results..
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Tesla's furious rally pushes market value past $100 billion

Tesla Inc shares surged on Wednesday, and the company became the first publicly listed U.S. automaker to cross $100 billion in market valuation, more than Ford Motor Co and General Motors Co combined.
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Detroit’s Revival Is Anchored in Its Train Station

Ford Motor is transforming the long-vacant Michigan Central Station, part of the city’s overall resurgence.
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Ford's China vehicle sales drop 26% in third straight year of decline

ford's china vehicle sales drop 26% in third straight year of decline
Ford Motor Co's China vehicle sales fell for a third consecutive year, by 26.1%, as it battles a prolonged overall sales decline in its second-biggest market that has hit demand for its mass-market..
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Ford's vehicle sales in China tumble 26.1% in 2019

ford's vehicle sales in china tumble 26.1% in 2019
Ford Motor Co said on Monday that its China vehicle sales in 2019 fell 26.1% from a year earlier to 567,854 units, as the U.S. automaker continues to battle a prolonged sales decline in its..
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Tesla's market value zooms past that of GM and Ford - combined

For the first time, Tesla Inc's stock market value has eclipsed the combined values of General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co .
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General Motors shocks nearly 1,000 temp workers with full-time promotions; Ford promotes 592

Ford Motor Co. also moved 592 temporary workers to permanent full-time status on Monday, the UAW said
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Ford quarterly sales slip on slowdown in passenger cars demand

Ford Motor Co on Monday posted a 1.3% fall in fourth-quarter vehicle sales as soft demand for passenger cars outweighed higher sales of pick-up trucks.
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Ford says reservations full for high-end version of electric Mustang Mach-E

Ford Motor Co said on Monday reservations were full for the high-end Mustang Mach-E First Edition electric sport utility vehicle.
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Why SUVs are getting bigger and bigger: GM, Toyota, Ford enlarge hefty vehicles

GM's decision to bulk up the Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe makes the automaker the latest to enlarge already-big SUVs. Why? Americans want more space.
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Today in History for December 26th

A tsunami kills more than 200-thousand people is Southeast Asia; Six-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey is found beaten to death; Winston Churchill addresses joint session of Congress; Presidents..
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Electric vehicle startup Rivian scores $1.3 billion investment from T.Rowe Price, others

Electric vehicle startup Rivian said on Monday it closed a $1.3 billion investment round, led by fund manager T. Rowe Price but also including existing investors online retailer Amazon.com Inc and No...
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Ford recalls more than 600,000 Ford, Mercury, Lincoln cars after 15 crashes

Ford Motor is recalling more than 600,000 cars to fix a hydraulic defect that may be responsible for 15 crashes and two injuries.
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Ford to invest $1.45 billion in 2 Detroit area plants, add 3,000 jobs

Ford said about $750 million will go the the Wayne plant , where 2,700 jobs will be added, and $700 million will be invested in the Dearborn plant.
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Ford to add 3,000 jobs in the Detroit area, invest $1.45B

ford to add 3,000 jobs in the detroit area, invest $1.45b
Ford Motor Co. is adding 3,000 jobs at two factories in the Detroit area and investing $1.45 billion to build new pickup trucks, SUVs, and electric and autonomous vehicles. ......
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Takata airbag crisis worsens as ACCC warns of new safety risk affecting 78,000 cars

Popular cars made by Audi, BMW, Ford, Honda, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Suzuki and Toyota are believed to be equipped with another type of airbag inflator which may spray shrapnel when deployed in a crash.
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Ford recalls 547,538 Super Duty pickup trucks on post-crash fire risk

Ford Motor Co said on Friday it would recall 547,538 of its Ford Super Duty pickup trucks across the United States, Canada and Mexico, citing the risk of a post-crash interior fire.
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Ford workers break their silence on faulty transmissions: 'My hands are dirty. I feel horrible'

"My hands are dirty. I feel horrible," said a Ford engineer who played a key role in developing the popular compact cars.
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Senate confirms Brouillette, former Ford lobbyist, as energy secretary

The U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed Dan Brouillette, a former top lobbyist for Ford Motor Co who believes fossil fuels will power a large part of world energy needs for many decades, as President..
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12 most anticipated new cars and trucks of 2020: These upcoming vehicles are ones to watch

Electric vehicles from General Motors, Ford, Tesla, Rivian, Volkswagen and Porsche make our list of most anticipated new cars and trucks of 2020.
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As Tesla preps 'Cybertruck,' electric pickups gain steam. But does anyone want one?

Electric pickups are coming. The only question is, will Americans buy them? Tesla, Ford, GM, Rivian and others think the answer is yes.
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Christine Blasey Ford: I was prepared for "being dismissed" for coming forward

Ford also asked the audience to believe Ambassador Marie Yavanovitch who testified during an impeachment inquiry hearing last week
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Ford hopes to score big with Mustang electric SUV

Ford Motor Co. is hoping to score big with an electric SUV for daily drivers that sort of looks like a Mustang performance car.  
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Factbox: Ford bets Mustang muscle can sell an electric SUV

Ford Motor Co has tried and failed to generate interest in utilitarian electric vehicles such as a battery-powered Focus compact car. Now, the company is using the high-performance image of its Mustang..
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Ford bets on an electric Mustang to charge its turnaround

The Mustang Mach E electric sport utility vehicle Ford Motor Co unveiled in Los Angeles on Sunday is more than another car for the storied automaker.
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Here's what the Ford-UAW contract reveals about products on the way

A closer look at the new UAW contract shows what Ford, based in Dearborn, plans to invest in over the next few years. Think electric, for starters.
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Ford's UAW members vote to ratify new four-year contract

The United Auto Workers union said on Friday that rank-and-file members at Ford Motor Co have voted in favor of a new four-year labor contract with the No. 2 U.S. automaker.
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Ford Contract Ratified by U.A.W. Members

The terms of the four-year agreement are comparable to those the union reached with General Motors, but without a strike.
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Ford uses Mustang name, hoping new electric SUV will zap Tesla

Ford Motor Co will tag its new electric sport utility vehicle (SUV) with the Mustang name, the automaker said on Thursday, seeking to entice customers into a new era by linking it to the model whose..
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Ford to use Mustang name for electric SUV

Ford Motor Co will use the Mustang name, previously reserved for a muscle car, for an electric sport utility vehicle (SUV) that customers in the United States, Canada and Europe can start ordering on..
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Ford to start taking reservations for electric SUV next week

Ford Motor Co will start taking reservations for its electric sport utility vehicle, Mustang Mach-E, starting Nov. 17, when the U.S. automaker unveils the vehicle at an event in Los Angeles, the..
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Damon and Bale in "Ford v. Ferrari"

In the 1960s, Ford Motor Company embarked on building a supercar that could beat the Italian automaker Ferrari at one of the world's most prestigious car races, the 24 Hours of Le Mans. That effort..
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Trump nominates former Ford executive to be new U.S. energy secretary

The U.S. Department of Energy said on Thursday that President Donald Trump had formally nominated Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette, a former vice president of Ford Motor Co and Louisiana state..
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