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Ford cutting 7,000 salaried workers worldwide

10% of white-collar workforce — 2,300 are in the U.S.

10% of white-collar workforce — 2,300 are in the U.S.

Official
Ford CEO Jim Hackett says company 'overestimated' autonomous vehicles

Realization comes after $4 billion investment

Realization comes after $4 billion investment.

Featured
Ford CEO Jim Hackett gets vote of confidence from Bill Ford Jr.

Company considers a lithium supply chain

Company considers a lithium supply chain

Opinion
Why Ford CEO Jim Hackett may be the smartest person in the car business

What's his plan? It's about trucks — but not just about building them

What's his plan? It's about trucks — but not just about building them.

Report
Ford might mine profits selling its data on you — of which it has a lot

One potential revenue stream in an ambiguous reorganization plan

One potential revenue stream in an ambiguous reorganization plan.

Featured
Ford CEO says partnering with VW is a 'delicate dance'

Open to AV investment, but 'we compete in a bunch of areas as well'

Open to AV investment, but 'we compete in a bunch of areas as well.

Official
Ford third-quarter profit beats estimates, shares rise

Good news after its stock closed Wednesday at a nine-year low

Good news after its stock closed Wednesday at a nine-year low

Official
Ford revamps its China business, hires Chery boss as operation's CEO

This as it tries to refresh its lineup in the face of weak demand

This as it tries to refresh its lineup in the face of weak demand.

Report
Jim Hackett says metal tariffs costing Ford $1 billion in profits

The CEO says if the trade war goes on, 'there will be more damage'

The CEO says if the trade war goes on, "there will be more damage."

Report
Seventh-generation Ford Mustang pushed back a year to 2021

Reasons unclear, perhaps involving switch to new modular platform

Reasons unclear, perhaps involving switch to new modular platform.

Official
Ford defends plan to shareholders: ‘We're simply reinventing the American car’

Other topics: Stock price, cost cutting, Lincoln, train depot

Ford's top executives took heat from shareholders over their plan to do away with sedans as we know them in Ford's North American lineup, as the company held its annual meeting Thursday. Critics said the plan to shelve the Fiesta, Focus and Taurus, reduce the Focus to one crossover model, and concentrate on high-margin trucks and SUVs was a shortsighted abandonment of entire market segments of affordable vehicles.

Official
Ford net profit disappoints: 'We have to be far fitter'

Virtually all profit came from trucks and SUVs sold in North America

Ford continues on its "fitness" regimen.

CES
Ford plans to wire congested cities, test autonomous deliveries this year

It wants to provide a shared platform for "transit choreography"

It wants to provide a shared platform for "transit choreography"

Followup
Why Ford might kill the Fusion, and why there are problems with that

Blame crossovers and Ford's own neglect, but when sedans die off, consumers pay a price

Official
'Crack that code': Ford CEO Jim Hackett promises fuel-efficient SUVs

Having cake, eating it too: People want crossovers with the mileage of sedans

Having cake, eating it too: People want crossovers with the mileage of sedans.

Report
Ford reportedly will base Fusion sedan production in China

It's a bit of a mystery, since Ford says it won't import Chinese Fusions here

It's the latest move in CEO Jim Hackett's streamlining strategy.

Official
Alibaba, Ford to partner on car sales, wide range of projects

As expected, e-commerce giant enlisted to bolster Ford in China.

SHANGHAI — Alibaba Group Holding has signed a deal with Ford to explore cooperation in areas such as cloud computing, connectivity and retail, which could involve selling Ford cars on Alibaba's online retail platform Tmall. Alibaba in a statement on Thursday said digital marketing-focused Alimama and operating system firm AliOS would be among subsidiaries working with Ford under the three-year agreement. One avenue under consideration is the sale of Ford cars on Tmall, an Alibaba spokesw

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Ford reportedly to sell cars in China direct online via Alibaba

Ford would also stock "auto vending machines."

Ford would also stock "auto vending machines."

Official
50 new vehicles by 2025: Ford making big push in China

15 of them will be EVs as automaker tries to revive slowing sales.

15 of the 50 will be electrified.

Official
Ford U.S. pickup sales lift its profit

But year to date, GM's stock is up nearly 30 percent, while Ford is down almost 1 percent.

But year to date, GM's stock is up nearly 30 percent, while Ford is down almost 1 percent.

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