Topic: Ford Motor Company
Fuel-efficient cars – like Chevy's Cruze, Hyundai's Elantra, and Ford's Focus – led an estimated 19 percent car sales increase in April. GM says rising gas prices started pushing drivers into fuel-efficient cars in March.
05/03/2011 11:33 pm
Ford due to report earnings before the market opens. Besides Ford, Coca-Cola and UPS will report earnings.
04/26/2011 03:45 am
Ford Motors assembly plants in Pretoria, South Africa, and Nanjing, China, will be down this week. Ford spokesman says the factories had been scheduled to shut down for a week later this year, but the downtime was pulled ahead.
04/25/2011 05:27 pm
Following the disasters in Japan, the Japanese automaker Toyota won't resume normal production until November or December
04/22/2011 12:04 pm
The impulse to find more refined ways to talking about unpleasant truths is a constant of the human experience; what changes over time are the topics deemed to need sugarcoating.
04/19/2011 03:42 pm
Ford recall includes the F-150 pickup truck and Lincoln LT pickup trucks. The Ford recall comes after the company agreed to fix 150,000 F-150s in February, even though the government was pushing for a much larger recall.
04/14/2011 05:17 pm
Car sales are shifting to fuel-efficient models because of high gas prices. Compared with 2008, automakers are better positioned for the shift in car sales.
04/08/2011 06:41 pm
Despite the huge difficulties the Japanese car industry is facing, analysts say automakers will be able to recover in the year ahead.
04/05/2011 08:10 am
Dow rises 23 points to close at highest level in 34 months. But stocks on Nasdaq edge down.
04/04/2011 08:53 pm
Ford moves up the date of plant's temporary shutdown because of shortages caused by ongoing problems in Japan as well as declining sales of Ford trucks and large SUVs.
04/04/2011 09:10 am