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What Ford's new, old CEOs could be paid, as other job changes are announced

Ford said Wednesday that new CEO Jim Hackett is eligible for at least $13.4 million in total annual compensation. ​​​His prececessor, Mark Fields, meanwhile, who was ousted by the board over the company's 37 percent stock slide, could walk away with about $57.5 million in compensation, Bloomberg reports. The bulk of Fields' consolation prize is in unvested stock awards worth $29.4 million, as of Wednesday's close, that will vest through 2020. Fields also is eligible for $17.5 million in retirem

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Lack of new vehicle launches has Ford playing catchup with GM

The U.S. No. 2 automaker is stuck in a product drought that shows no signs of easing until 2019, ​​​​​.

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Investors skeptical Ford CEO change will revive stock price

Over the past 12 months, shares of Ford are down nearly 16 percent. The S&P 500 index has jumped nearly 17 percent over the same time.

Opinion
Takeaways from the executive shakeup at Ford

Ford's message: Staying the course is no longer acceptable.

Making sense of the news out of Dearborn.

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Mark Fields fired - 'Jim Hackett is the right CEO to lead Ford'

Mobility division boss Jim Hackett takes over.

Ford's middling stock price forces Fields' ouster.

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GM details CEO Mary Barra's pay, contacts with investor David Einhorn

DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors has reported in a regulatory filing that CEO Mary Barra's salary, bonus and awards declined more than 20 percent in 2016 to $22.6 million from $28.6 million in 2015. The company said this reflected a one-time retention bonus of nearly $11.2 million in stock options in 2015. Last week, No. 2 U.S. automaker Ford Motor Co said its chief executive Mark Fields' salary, bonus and stock awards rose 8 percent to $18.8 million in 2016, while pretax profit for the auto

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Ford CEO Mark Fields' pay, pensions, perks up 19 percent

While profit dips slightly in 2016.

His pension award was nearly $2 million higher in 2016.

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Opinion
Ford's mobility transformation actually dates back to the Clinton Era

Was Jac Nasser right all along?

A bad idea then is a better idea now.

Report
Trump tells Detroit 3 CEOs he wants more US jobs, calls environmentalists 'out of control'

"I want new plants to be built here for cars sold here!", Trump said in a tweet ahead of the meeting.

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Ford drops $1.6B Mexico plant for $700M investment in Michigan

Fields says there was no deal with Trump.

The Focus will still be built in Mexico, just not at a new plant.

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Ford will make hybrid F-150, Mustang, and Transit, plus more electrified models

The automaker will introduce 13 electrified vehicles in the next five years.

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Ford wants Trump to lower MPG standards

CEO Mark Fields really, really doesn't like having to build green cars.

Fields smells an opportunity.

Translogic
The Tech of Automobility LA 2016 | Translogic 211

Translogic host Jonathon Buckley takes us on a tour through Automobility LA 2016, part of this year's Los Angeles Auto Show.

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Even Ford executives had issues with MyFord Touch

Current Ford CEO Mark Fields allegedly cracked his Edge's infotainment screen in frustration after yet another MyFord Touch error.

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Ford CEO says Blue Oval will sell self-driving cars by 2025

Ford's Fields says next decade will be 'defined' by automation.

Ford's next step will be developing 'robot taxis' by 2021, and is working with Uber and Lyft on such a concept.

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Ford to build 200-mile EV, challenge Tesla, Chevy Bolt

May use Model E moniker, build it in Mexico.

Ford CEO Mark Fields has just declared its intention to build a long-range electric vehicle.

Detroit
Interview with Ford CEO Mark Fields | 2016 NAIAS Live

We Talk Autonomous Cars And The Future Of Ford

From our live stage at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show, Jonathon Buckley interviews Ford President and CEO Mark Fields. Topics include autonomous cars, Ford's tie-ups with big tech companies, and the future of mobility.

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