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Top exec at Ford got $17.9 million

Top exec at Ford got $17.9 million

DEARBORN, Mich., March 22 (UPI) -- Top executives at Ford Motor Co. earned hefty compensation packages in 2009, despite announced pay cuts, a company filing said.
Bailout snubber Ford posts a profit

Bailout snubber Ford posts a profit

DEARBORN, Mich., Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Co. broke the profit barrier in 2009, making a $2.7 billion while U.S. rivals were restructuring in bankruptcy, the company said Thursday.
Experts question outsider as GM chief

Experts question outsider as GM chief

DETROIT, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- The owners of the restructured General Motors Co. want a Detroit outsider to lead the automaker as chief executive, but that's risky, analysts say.
Ford turns big profit, loses union vote

Ford turns big profit, loses union vote

DEARBORN, Mich., Nov. 2 (UPI) -- U.S. auto giant Ford Motor Co. said Monday it earned a profit of $997 million in the third quarter, a $1.2 billion rebound from the third quarter a year ago.

Ford to build plant in China

DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Co. said Friday it is pushing further into China's market, moving ahead with construction of a new joint-venture plant in Chongqing.
Ford's Mulally says he will stick around

Ford's Mulally says he will stick around

DEARBORN, Mich., July 30 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Co. Chief Executive Officer Alan Mulally says he has no intention of retiring before the U.S. carmaker retuns to full-year profitability.
Ford Motor to push for no-strike clause

Ford Motor to push for no-strike clause

DEARBORN, Mich., June 18 (UPI) -- U.S. auto giant Ford Motor Co. said it would push union workers to accept a no-strike clause in their contract to match agreements at rival car companies.
Ford shareholders grateful and grumbling

Ford shareholders grateful and grumbling

WILMINGTON, Del., May 14 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Co. shareholders in Delaware Thursday called for more executive pay disclosures, but praised executives for avoiding federal bailout funds.
Ford CEO says company can weather through

Ford CEO says company can weather through

DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Co. Chief Executive Officer Alan Mulally said the U.S. carmaker has no intention of tapping into government bailout funds.

Ford welcomes loan news for competitors

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 19 (UPI) -- The White House's emergency aid to two U.S. competitors drew appreciation from Ford Motor Co. President and Chief Executive Officer Alan Mulally Friday.

Ford exec: As GM goes, so goes industry

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Ford chief executive Alan Mulally told The Washington Post Wednesday that if GM goes bankrupt, the rest of the U.S. auto industry will follow.

Ford to consider selling Volvo

DETROIT, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Co. said it was reviewing its position on Swedish car company Volvo Car Corp., which it purchased in 1999.
Ford forges ahead with new product plan

Ford forges ahead with new product plan

DEARBORN, Mich., Nov. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. automaker Ford Motor Co. said it is forging ahead with new product development in a sink or swim strategy to reverse its declining market share.
Ford looks to cut 4,200 more jobs

Ford looks to cut 4,200 more jobs

DETROIT, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Co. officials have indicated the company would like to reduce its North American hourly work force by another 4,200, union officials said.
Kerkorian's Ford holdings set to increase

Kerkorian's Ford holdings set to increase

DEARBORN, Mich., June 8 (UPI) -- Billionaire investor Kirk Kerkorian's share of Ford Motor Co. will become bigger by 20 million shares Monday, prompting speculation about his next move.

Ford's chairman praises company CEO

WILMINGTON, Del., May 8 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Co. Executive Chairman Bill Ford Jr. praised company Chief Executive Officer Alan Mulally at the annual shareholder meeting, sources said.
Ford urges family unity in Kerkorian bid

Ford urges family unity in Kerkorian bid

DEARBORN, Mich., May 7 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Co. Executive Chairman Bill Ford Jr. wants family members to unite against a challenge to family control of the company, a Detroit newspaper said.

Ford pays top executives top dollar

DEARBORN, Mich., April 4 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Co. paid Chief Executive Alan Mulally $21.7 million in 2007, a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission revealed Friday.

Ford's buyout goal falls short

DEARBORN, Mich., March 20 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Co. has reportedly failed to entice thousands of its hourly workers to accept buyout offers.

Ford executives jest about the Taurus

DETROIT, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Detroit auto executives don't often jest about their products, but two Ford executives did, comparing the new Taurus to cartoon character Homer Simpson.

Ford-UAW talks move into high gear

WAYNE, Mich., Oct. 15 (UPI) -- United Auto Workers talks with Ford Motor Co., the last of the Detroit automakers without a union agreement, moved into high focus Monday.

Ford lands high-profile Toyota executive

DETROIT, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- James D. Farley, a high profile executive with Toyota and considered a rising star in the business, has joined the Ford Motor Co.

Ford launches joint-venture China plant

NANJING, China, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Co. launched a joint-venture factory in China Monday to make small cars under the Ford and Mazda brands for the Chinese market, the automaker said.

CEO says Ford showing consistent profits

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Co., which last month posted its first money-making quarter in two years, reported it is gearing up to become consistently profitable.

Automakers scale back sales forecasts

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Major automakers, acknowledging a soft U.S. housing market and high energy prices stifled vehicle sales, have revised their auto sales projections for 2007.
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