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2014-01-16 00:20:09

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ford's Kansas City Assembly Plant this week welcomes nearly 1,000 employees as preparation to build the all-new 2015 Ford Transit gets under way; 175 additional employees to start by March 2014 -- Overall this year, Ford is creating more than 5,000 new jobs, including 3,300 salaried positions - its largest hiring initiative since 2000; new jobs build on more than 14,000 Ford jobs in North America in...

2013-09-06 12:20:43

DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement can be attributed to Bob Shanks, executive vice president and chief financial officer, Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F): "The fact that we are now rated investment grade by all four major ratings agencies is further evidence of the continued progress the Ford team is making delivering our One Ford plan. Our plan is to maintain investment grade throughout an economic cycle. All of us at Ford remain laser focused on...

2012-11-01 07:22:17

DEARBORN, Mich., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) is further strengthening and developing its leadership team while continuing to deliver the One Ford plan for profitable growth. Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford today said that Alan Mulally plans to continue to serve as Ford president and CEO through at least 2014. At the same time, Mark Fields is named the company's new chief operating officer, effective Dec. 1. Mulally will continue leading the long-term...

2012-10-25 07:22:12

COLOGNE, Germany, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- One Ford plan focused on product, brand and costs to drive profitable growth in Europe Unprecedented new product acceleration will bring 15 global vehicles to Europe within five years, delivering a model lineup that is among the region's freshest to drive revenue and margin improvement Ford is taking actions to strengthen its brand image in Europe, emphasizing class-leading quality, fuel efficiency, safety, smart technology and value Cost...

2012-10-22 11:21:48

DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford Motor Company today announced that Mike Bannister, executive vice president and chairman and CEO of Ford Motor Credit Company, has elected to retire effective Jan. 1, 2013, after 39 years of service. Bannister, 62, will be succeeded by Bernard Silverstone, who is being named group vice president and chairman and CEO of Ford Motor Credit Company. Bannister is retiring after leading Ford Credit with strong, sustained profitability. A...

2012-08-30 22:20:06

RAYONG, Thailand, Aug. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford Focus is best-selling car model in the world for the first half of 2012 New Focus built today in Thailand marks milestone as 350 millionth vehicle produced in Ford Motor Company's 109-year history Customers around the world are benefiting from One Ford plan, which is creating the industry's freshest lineup with a full family of vehicles offering leading quality, fuel efficiency, safety, smart design and value Ford Motor Company...