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Ford's Tony Brown to retire in purchasing shuffle


July 15, 2013 2:55 pm ET

Ford Motor Co. purchasing chief Tony Brown, who presided over the company's supply chain during the economic crisis and throughout Ford's restructuring over the past decade, is retiring after 36 years with the company.

Ford adding knobs, buttons to MyFord Touch


June 18, 2013 1:23 pm ET

DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. plans to revert to more traditional knobs and buttons in its MyFord Touch infotainment and control system.

North American vehicle output soars to 16 million


June 18, 2013 1:13 pm ET

Vehicle production in North America is back near record levels, with output forecast to surpass 16 million units this year for the first time in more than a decade.

Ford's Australian closure to impact plastics industry


June 6, 2013 1:23 pm ET

MELBOURNE, VICTORIA — Plastics industry bodies say the planned closure of Ford Motor Co. of Australia Ltd.'s Melbourne manufacturing operations in 2016 will result in job losses and potential closures for plastics manufacturers.

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GM, Chrysler work on supplier relations


May 31, 2013 2:37 pm ET

Are General Motors and Chrysler Group playing hardball with suppliers again? The latest automaker-supplier relations study by consulting firm Planning Perspectives Inc. was troubling.

Progress stalls in automotive supplier relations


May 13, 2013 12:12 pm ET

DETROIT -- John Henke, CEO of Planning Perspectives Inc. in suburban Detroit, says North America's six major automakers made zero progress improving relations with suppliers over the past year.

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