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Conservationists push fuel economy

DETROIT, June 12 (UPI) -- The Sierra Club, one of America's leading environmental organizations, says it's time for automakers to give consumers what they want -- cleaner and more fuel-e

Ford posts $800 million loss

DEARBORN, Mich., April 17 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Co., the world's second largest automaker, said Wednesday it posted a first-quarter net loss of $800 million, or 45 cents a share, after posting a ne

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LEE IACOCCA, EAT YOUR HEART OUT The great-grandson of Ford Motor Co. founder Henry Ford could become the Dave Thomas of the auto industry.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Bill Ford becoming media star

DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Bill Ford, the great-grandson of Ford Motor Co. founder Henry Ford, could become the Dave Thomas of the auto industry.

Bill Ford becoming media star

DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 28 (UPI) --

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Ads to highlight Ford heritage

DETROIT, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Bill Ford Jr., the great-grandson of Ford Motor Co. founder Henry Ford and tire magnate Harvey Firestone, plans to be Ford's Lee Iaccoca, pitching Ford products

Ads to highlight Ford heritage

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Ford needs cash for turnaround

CHICAGO, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- After losing $5.45 billion last year, Ford Motor Co. is pursuing an aggressive strategy to raise cash while waiting for savings from layoffs and cost-cutting me
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Ford posts $5.07 billion loss

DEARBORN, Mich., Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Co., the world's second largest automaker, said Thursday it posted a fourth quarter net loss of $5.07 billion compared with a profit of $1.08 billion

Canadian union chief lashes out at Ford

WINDSOR, Ontario, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- The head of the Canadian Auto Workers union lashed out Friday at Ford Motor Co.'s decision to shut down its pickup truck plant in Oakville, Ontario, as part of

Ford to eliminate 35,000 jobs

DEARBORN, Mich., Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Co. Friday unveiled its long-awaited restructuring plan, which executives said involved some "hard decisions" to bring production in line with demand

Auto show opens under tight security

DETROIT, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- The tightest security ever was in place Monday at the media preview of the 14th North American International Auto Show.
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Ford to settle age and race suits

DETROIT, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- When William Clay Ford Jr. succeeded Jacques Nasser as chief executive officer at Ford Motor Co. at the end of October, he said he was personally upset that mid

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Suppliers: Ford hard to deal with

DETROIT, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- A new survey indicates parts suppliers rank Ford Motor Co. the worst automaker with which to do business because of a lack of communication between engineering

Ex-Ford boss gets retirement perks

DETROIT, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- When Ford Motor Co. Chairman William Clay Ford Jr. ousted president and Chief Executive Officer Jacques Nasser Oct. 29, Nasser left with a golden parachute of s

Lutz named GM's North American president

DETROIT, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Bob Lutz, Chrysler's product visionary who joined General Motors as vice president of product development in September, Tuesday was named chairman of GM North A

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A Ford back in the driver's seat at Ford

DETROIT, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Ford Motor Co. head Jacques Nasser resigned Tuesday and was replaced in a senior management shakeup by Chairman William Clay "Bill" Ford Jr., the great-grandson

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Ford's Nasser to leave

DETROIT, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Ford Motor is expected to announce Tuesday that Chief Executive Officer Jacques Nasser is stepping down and will be replaced by company Chairman Bill Ford. Jr.
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