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Ford plans to add 5,000 U.S. jobs in 2014


December 13, 2013 11:16 am ET

A confident Ford Motor Co. plans to add 5,000 U.S. jobs in 2014, including 3,300 salaried positions; open two plants in Asia Pacific and one in South America; and launch 23 vehicles globally.

Visteon workers take pension fight to Parliament


December 10, 2013 2:43 pm ET

LONDON — The House of Commons Backbench Business Committee is to hold a debate on Ford Motor Co.’s duty of care to its former Visteon employees after 66 members of parliament from across all parties signed a letter in support of former employees’ pension fight.

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Ford Fusion Energi interior turns 'greener' with Coca-Cola tie-up


November 15, 2013 9:50 am ET

Ford Motor Co. and Coca-Cola Co. have partnered to outfit a Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid sedan with fabric using the same plant-based and renewable material featured in the soft drink maker's bottles.

North American auto suppliers give top marks to BMW


November 12, 2013 1:35 pm ET

DETROIT — BMW has cemented its status among North American suppliers as the top-ranked automaker purchasing operation, but Ford and Chrysler are moving up.

Ford ramps up global production of EcoBoost engines


September 18, 2013 12:38 pm ET

Ford Motor Co. is ramping up production of its EcoBoost engines globally, with a multi-million dollar investment in North America alone to increase production of the engines, which use high temperature plastics extensively.

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Training centers increasingly part of auto landscape


August 29, 2013 11:43 am ET

TRAVERSE CITY, MICH. — With unemployment nationally topping 8 percent, it seems like it would be easy to fill auto industry jobs, but hiring has gotten far more complex. In this PN video, reporter Rhoda Miel looks at how automakers are...

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Surging auto market spurs supply-chain worries


August 22, 2013 2:10 pm ET

TRAVERSE CITY, MICH. — The good news for the North American auto industry is that vehicle production is not only up, but the expectation is that production will continue to increase during the coming years. That's also the — well, if not ...

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Carmakers ready to hire again, but laid-off workers have moved on


August 19, 2013 2:12 pm ET

TRAVERSE CITY, MICH. — Automakers are looking to add jobs. Lots of jobs. With unemployment nationally topping 8 percent, it seems like it would be easy to fill those positions. But Ford's Jim Tetreault, vice president North America...

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Ford to use rice hulls, other green materials, in new F-150 trucks


August 9, 2013 1:55 pm ET

In its most recent effort to increase sustainability, Ford Motor Co. announced Aug. 5 that it will use rice hulls, a byproduct of rice grain, as a natural replacement for talc in the electrical harnesses of 2014 F-150 trucks.

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Automakers take a closer look at tooling


August 7, 2013 4:59 pm ET

TRAVERSE CITY, MICH. — With the North American auto industry on a rapid growth curve, automakers are taking a new look at tooling and how they buy and source tools and dies.

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