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    Report: After five-year wage freeze, Bill Ford to draw a paycheck
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    Bill Ford made the sacrifice, now he's earned the reward. After living sans salary from Ford for five years, Bill is due to receive $4 million in cash and up to $12 million in stock options. That doesn't cover the entire five years, but rather the last two – it's what he would have made ...

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    The DetroitBureau.com on Autoblog with Paul Eisenstein
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    Where have all the mavericks gone? When he hands in his office keys a few days from now, General Motors Vice Chairman Bob Lutz will begin an oft-delayed retirement that was originally set to begin shortly after the ill-fated "merger of equals" between Daimler and Chrysler. His decision to rejoin ...

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    Report: Bill Ford Jr. not likely to be CEO again, Mulally successor will be internal
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    If Bill Ford, Jr. has his way, he'll never be behind the controls of the Ford Motor Company ever again. It's not that the former CEO loathes the idea of holding the reigns to one of the biggest car manufacturers on the planet, notes Automotive News, it's just that he'd rather spend his time ...

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    Meet 29-year-old Henry Ford III, the next scion in line for the crown
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    Ford Motor Company is a publicly traded company with a catch: the Ford family permanently holds 40% of the company's voting shares. That means the Ford family has an awful lot of pull, and if someone carrying the family name wants a job, there's a 100% chance they're going to get one. The ...

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    Bill Ford, AdAge chide GM over 230 MPG Chevrolet Volt MPG projection
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    The Chevrolet Volt's 230 mpg number continues to be questioned. The latest to criticize is Bill Ford, who takes issue not only with the General Motors-approved 230 figure, but also Nissan's claim that its Leaf EV will get 367 mpg. The real culprit here, Ford said, is the EPA's methodology, which ...

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    REPORT: S197 Ford Mustang could have had independent rear suspension for $100 per car
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    It seems that any discussion about a modern Ford Mustang inevitably turns into a debate about its solid rear axle. While Ford has done an incredible job of optimizing the pony car's suspension, many still find it unacceptable that such an antiquated technology is used on a modern day performance ...

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    REPORT: Bill Ford, Jr. "shocked" at Wagoner's ousting
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    Bill Ford, Jr., executive chairman of the Ford Motor Company, admits he was surprised at former General Motors CEO Rick Wagoner being asked to step down by the Obama administration. Even as Ford applauded the White House, saying "One of the things we've never had in the past is an administration ...

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    Ford family meets with Wall Street advisors, sparks fly
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    The Detroit News just came out with an intriguing article about the inner workings of the Ford family and the rifts that have divided some of its members.The story begins with a meeting that took place late last month, which included Bill Ford Jr., FoMoCo's executive Chairman, his older sister ...

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    Bill Ford sends note of encouragement to Blue Oval employees
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    Bill Ford likes to talk to his peeps on the front lines and factory floors every once in awhile. Unfortunately, recent events affecting the current trajectory of Ford Motor Co. means most conversations have become one-sided pep talks aimed at rallying the troops. Ford employees recently received he ...

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    Ford backs off on 250,000 hybrid promise
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    Bill Ford announced that his company is backing off on a promise he made last September to produce 250,000 hybrid vehicles by 2010 in an email sent to company employees Wednesday. While many see the move as Ford reneging on his promise, the automaker is saying that it "intends to pursue a broader ...

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    Bill Ford named Auto Exec of the Year
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    Sure, the North American wing of his company may be floundering a bit, but Bill Ford’s frankness in the face of financial hardship has won him the honor of being named the 2006 Automotive Industry Exec of the Year. The Automotive Industry Action Group and DNV, a management systems ...

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