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2010-12-15 15:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Bright, modern, green Michigan Assembly the new benchmark for flexible manufacturing Ford's Michigan Assembly Plant has completed a $550 million transformation that makes it the world's first factory to build not only fuel-efficient gas-powered cars, but also three electrified vehicles including battery electric, hybrid and plug-in hybrid. Production of the all-new global Ford Focus is under way with Focus Electric going into production late...

2010-12-01 10:00:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- To prepare to build the all-new Ford Explorer, the Chicago Assembly Plant underwent a complete renovation of its assembly line and accompanying machinery, added new tools, updated workstations and conducted comprehensive training for new and existing employees Ford invested nearly $400 million in its Chicago manufacturing facilities to launch production of the Explorer and add a second shift at Chicago Assembly Plant, bringing 1,200 new jobs to the...

2009-04-21 09:00:00

The Way Forward Webinar Series Presents The Innovation Zone: Achieving Small Business Success in Today's Economy OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EMBARQ is pleased to announce The Way Forward Webinar Series for small business owners. Throughout the free series, participants will receive valuable advice from industry leaders on how to help their small businesses survive and even thrive in today's economy. To register and learn more about The Way Forward Webinar Series,...

2006-06-14 11:31:49

DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co., which is slashing jobs and closing plants in the United States as it seeks to return its North American operations to profitability, is preparing to invest up to $9.2 billion in Mexico to leverage its low operating costs there, a Michigan newspaper reported on Wednesday. The Oakland Press, a Detroit-area newspaper, said the investment was detailed in a confidential, 28-page document turned over to it by a Ford employee. The document, part of which...

2006-04-13 09:54:37

By Poornima Gupta DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co. plans to close its Norfolk, Virginia, assembly plant by 2008 as part of the automaker's broader restructuring plan, a local United Auto Workers union official said on Thursday. "Ford will make an announcement at one o'clock informing the employees that it will close the plant in 2008," Chris Kimmons, president of UAW Local 919, told Reuters. The local represents the 2,400 workers at the plant. The plant builds Ford's best-selling...

2006-01-23 14:48:02

By Poornima Gupta DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co. on Monday said it would slash up to 30,000 jobs and shed more than a quarter of its production capacity as it moves to cut costs and stem losses in market share, building on a surprising 19 percent gain in fourth-quarter earnings. Ford's bonds rose and its shares gained 6 percent after quarterly results topped Wall Street expectations on strength at its finance arm and a narrower loss in the crucial North American market. Ford,...

2006-01-23 12:59:32

By Poornima Gupta DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co. on Monday said it would slash up to 30,000 jobs and shed more than a quarter of its production capacity as it moves to cut costs and stem losses in market share, building on a surprising 19 percent gain in fourth-quarter earnings. Ford's bonds rose and its shares gained 6 percent after quarterly results topped Wall Street expectations on strength at its finance arm and a narrower loss in the crucial North American market. Ford,...


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Ford Motor Company's Glass House
2014-04-13 07:51:53

The Ford Motor Company is an American automobile manufacturer with its  headquarters located in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded by Henry Ford at 39 years old and incorporated on June 16, 1903. It is described by Forbes as "the most important industrial company in the history of the United States." Ford would go on to become one of the world's largest and most profitable companies and is one of the largest family-controlled companies in the world. Henry Ford made an attempt at an...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.