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RADIO.COM Staff
May 27, 2020 - 8:19 am
The ongoing spread of coronavirus has made disinfecting police vehicles a significant issue. Ford is developing software to kill the virus in police cars.
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This photo provided by Cindy Parkhurst. shows Cindy Parkhurst working at the Ford Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Flat Rock, Mich.
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AP News
April 25, 2020 - 4:40 pm
Cindy Parkhurst could have stayed home collecting most of her pay while the Ford plant where she normally works remains closed due to coronavirus fears. Read more here.
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In this Sept. 27, 2018, file photo robots weld the bed of a 2018 Ford F-150 truck on the assembly line at the Ford Rouge assembly plant in Dearborn, Mich.
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AP News
April 21, 2020 - 3:19 pm
As state and federal leaders tussle over when and how fast to “reopen” the U.S. economy amid the coronavirus pandemic, some corporations are taking the first steps toward bringing their employees back to work. Which in many cases is easier said than done. Read more here.
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Ford McDonalds Coffee Chaff
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CNN
December 04, 2019 - 9:35 am
Ford has tapped McDonald's to help it turn coffee parts into car parts. Starting this year, Ford is incorporating coffee chaff — coffee bean skin that comes off during the roasting process — into the plastic headlamp housing used in some cars. It's asked McDonald's, which doesn't roast its own...
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Dr. Fred Simeone, founder of the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, with two of the cars driven in the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race.
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Shara Dae Howard
November 16, 2019 - 2:38 pm
A historic period in American auto racing is the focus of a new blockbuster film, as well a museum exhibit in Philadelphia.
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In this May 1, 2015, file photo Ford Focus vehicles are seen on a storage lot in Ypsilanti, Mich. Ford is extending the warranties on about 560,000 small cars to cover a litany of problems with a troubled six-speed automatic transmission.
Carlos Osorio/AP Photo, File
August 14, 2019 - 11:26 am
By Tom Krishner, AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — Ford is extending the warranties on about 560,000 small cars in the U.S. and Canada to cover a litany of problems with a troubled six-speed automatic transmission. The company has faced a string of lawsuits and complaints about the transmissions, which...
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In this March 28, 1990, file photo, Chrysler Corporation Chairman Lee Iacocca sits in a 1990 Dodge Viper sports car as the Chrysler in the 90's six city tour makes a visit to New York.
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July 03, 2019 - 6:41 am
By Tom Krisher and Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Business Writers DETROIT (AP) — Lee Iacocca, the auto executive and master pitchman who put the Mustang in Ford's lineup in the 1960s and became a corporate folk hero when he resurrected Chrysler 20 years later, has died in Bel Air, California. He was 94. Two...
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In this file photo dated Thursday, March 28, 2019, the Ford Motor company logo at the auto show in Denver.
David Zalubowski/AP Photo
June 27, 2019 - 9:46 am
By David McHugh, AP Business Writer FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Carmaker Ford said Thursday it is shedding 12,000 jobs in Europe to increase profitability, part of a global trend of cost cuts by automakers facing shifting consumer tastes and heavy investments in electric cars. The job losses amount...
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May 20, 2019 - 11:04 am
DETROIT (AP) — Ford is cutting about 7,000 white-collar jobs, which would make up 10% of its global workforce. The company has said it was undertaking a major restructuring, and on Monday said that it will have trimmed thousands of jobs by August. The company said that the plan will save about $600...
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In this Nov. 19, 2015, photo, a row of new Ford Fusions are for sale on the lot at Butler County Ford in Butler, Pa.
Keith Srakocic/AP Photo, File
May 15, 2019 - 10:15 am
DETROIT (AP) — Ford is adding 270,000 vehicles to a recall in North America to fix a gearshift problem that could cause them roll away unexpectedly. The addition covers certain 2013 through 2016 Fusion midsize cars with 2.5-liter engines. The company is urging drivers to always use the parking...
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