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Elon Musk just revealed the Tesla Model Y — and he's still the greatest car salesman who ever lived (TSLA)

Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled the Model Y crossover SUV last week. The new Tesla vehicle arrives after a difficult period for Musk and the company. Musk was at his best during the unveiling — in full-on salesman mode, both for the vehicle and for Tesla's vision. A few years back, after Tesla posted an unexpected quarterly earnings beat and CEO Elon Musk took to the opportunity to undersell what was then the yet-to-be-produced Model 3 sedan, I wrote that he was the greatest car salesman who has...
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Hackett’s Still in Bill Ford’s Good Books

We told you the other day about Ford CEO Jim Hackett’s latest attempt to placate employees who might hold reservations about the company’s streamlining plan and their leader’s vision for the future. Obviously, there’s little he could say to make the axe about to fall on legions of workers any less sharp. One individual whose […] The post Hackett’s Still in Bill Ford’s Good Books appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ford, Autos, Bill Ford, Jim Hackett, Hackett, News Blog, Product Planning


Bill Ford: Ford’s Mustang-inspired EV to ‘Go Like Hell’

Ford’s upcoming EV is a contentious model, despite how little we know about it. Intended to help bring the automaker into the brave new world of electromobility, it also leans upon the brand’s heritage by being a “Mustang-inspired” performance crossover. Whether you’re totally behind the idea or want to stand directly in its path in a Tiananmen-style […] The post Bill Ford: Ford’s Mustang-inspired EV to ‘Go Like Hell’ appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ford, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Bill Ford, EVs, Ford Motor Co, News Blog, Mach 1, Mach E, EV Crossover, Go Like Hell


General Atlantic opens new Jakarta office

General Atlantic has opened a new office in Jakarta, its first in Indonesia. The growth equity firm has named Ashish Saboo as managing director to lead the new office. PRESS RELEASE Jakarta, Indonesia and New York, N.Y. – February 11, 2019 – General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, today announced the opening of a new office in Jakarta, its first in Indonesia, and that it has appointed Ashish Saboo as Managing Director to lead General Atlantic’s operations and on-the-ground presenc...
Tags: New York, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Singapore, Trends, People, Atlantic, Bill Ford, General Atlantic, Jakarta, Jakarta Indonesia, Zimmermann, Godiva, Ashish, Boga Adiperkasa, About General Atlantic General Atlantic


Kotzin joins General Atlantic as operating partner

General Atlantic said Jan. 9 that Justin Kotzin has joined the firm as an operating partner and head of debt capital markets. Kotzin most recently held a number of senior positions at Morgan Stanley, most recently serving as managing director in the leveraged & acquisition finance syndicate group. PRESS RELEASE New York, New York – January 9, 2019 – General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, announced today that Justin Kotzin has joined the firm as an Operating Partner and Head of De...
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Perez joins General Atlantic as an operating partner

General Atlantic said Jan. 7 that Rob Perez has joined the firm as an operating partner. Perez is the former president and CEO of Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc. PRESS RELEASE Rob Perez Joins General Atlantic as Operating Partner to Bolster Life Sciences Practice New York, New York – January 7, 2019 – General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, announced today that Rob Perez, former President and CEO of Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has joined the firm as an Operating Partner. Based in the...
Tags: New York, Singapore, Los Angeles, Trends, Merck, People, Atlantic, Bill Ford, Rob, General Atlantic, Once, Perez, Biogen Inc, California State University, AMAG, Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc


The CEO of Argo AI, a self-driving startup backed by Ford, reveals the one thing that is absolutely necessary for an autonomous driving company to survive (F)

The CEO of Argo AI Bryan Salesky said he thinks that self-driving companies must partner with major automakers. Salesky said it's too hard to go it alone without an automaker's expertise and scale. In 2017, Ford invested $1 billion in Argo AI. The past few years have been good for entrepreneurs who were early to the self-driving car game. In the aftermath of the financial crisis, markets were focused on the overall health of the auto industry after the bankruptcies of General Motors and Chrys...
Tags: Google, Facebook, China, US, Trends, General Motors, Ford, Darpa, Gm, Chrysler, Bill Ford, Detroit, Argo, Carnegie Mellon University, John Krafcik, Pittsburgh


Behavioral Change in 2019: 5 Questions With Ford Futurist Sheryl Connelly

She’s been doing it for seven years now, and each year that Sheryl Connelly, Ford’s futurist, gazes into her crystal ball, she sees a new set of dynamics at work. That’s how fast things are changing in an era driven by digital technology, globalization and rapid economic evolution. But a big part of Connelly’s job is to help her employer—and others—try to get an advance handle on what the future will bring. For her seventh annual Further with Ford report, Connelly examined “The Power of Behavio...
Tags: Mexico, Advertising, Eu, Ford, Brazil, Bill Ford, Brexit, Henry Ford, Connelly, Jim Hackett, Sheryl Connelly, Sheryl Connelly Ford, Power of Behavioral Change


General Atlantic announces promotions

General Atlantic said Dec. 3 that it promoted Chris Caulkin, Roni Elchahal, Andrew Ferrer, and Peter Munzig to managing director, while Preston McKenzie was named operating partner. Rodrigo Catunda and Luiz Ribeiro were also promoted to principal. PRESS RELEASE NEW YORK – December 3, 2018 – General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, announced the promotions of Chris Caulkin, Roni Elchahal, Andrew Ferrer, and Peter Munzig to Managing Director, and Preston McKenzie to Operating Partner...
Tags: New York, Singapore, Trends, People, Colombia, Atlantic, Brazil, Bill Ford, Goldman Sachs, University of Pennsylvania, University of Cambridge, General Atlantic, Latin America, Stanford University, Warburg Pincus, London Business School


Turkish, Saudi Officials Will Conduct Joint ‘Inspection’ Of Saudi Consulate Monday

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey and Saudi Arabia are expected to conduct a joint “inspection” on Monday of the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, nearly two weeks after the disappearance of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, Turkish officials said. The announcement from an official at Turkey’s Foreign Ministry comes as international concern continues to grow over the writer who vanished on a visit to the consulate on Oct. 2. American lawmakers have threatened tough punitive action against the Saudis...
Tags: Post, News, Washington Post, Saudi Arabia, Opec, Turkey, Ap, Davos, Canada, Britain, Dubai, Bill Ford, Tokyo, Richard Branson, Erdogan, Recep Tayyip Erdogan


Executive exodus: Jamie Dimon and other top CEOs quit Saudi conference

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon and Ford Chairman Bill Ford have joined the growing list of business leaders pulling out of a high-profile Saudi investment conference following the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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JP Morgan and Ford cancel plans for Saudi investor event | Reuters

JP Morgan and Ford cancel plans for Saudi investor event | Reuters:JP Morgan & Chase Co (JPM.N) Chief Executive Jamie Dimon and Ford Motor Co (F.N) Chairman Bill Ford canceled plans to attend a Saudi investor conference, the companies said on Sunday, the latest such high-profile announcements after the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.The cancellations could add pressure on other U.S. firms like Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N), Mastercard Inc (MA.N) and Bank of America Corp (BAC....
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Turkey says joint ‘inspection’ planned at Saudi Consulate

By FAY ABUELGASIM, SUZAN FRASER and JON GAMBRELL ISTANBUL— Turkey and Saudi Arabia are expected to conduct a joint “inspection” on Monday of the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, nearly two weeks after the disappearance of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, Turkish authorities said. The announcement from an official at Turkey’s Foreign Ministry comes as international concern continues to grow over the writer who vanished on a visit to the consulate on Oct. 2. American lawmakers have threatene...
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JP Morgan and Ford cancel plans for Saudi investor event

JP Morgan & Chase Co Chief Executive Jamie Dimon and Ford Motor Co Chairman Bill Ford canceled plans to attend a Saudi investor conference, the companies said on Sunday, the latest such high-profile announcements after the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Ford, Jp Morgan, Bill Ford, Jamie Dimon, Ford Motor Co, JP Morgan Chase Co


Jamie Dimon Joins Growing List Of Business Leaders Skipping Saudi Conference

Jamie Dimon, chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, and Bill Ford, chairman of the
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JPMorgan and Ford bosses pull out of Saudi Arabia's 'Davos in the desert'

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon and Ford Chairman Bill Ford have joined the growing list of business leaders pulling out of a high-profile Saudi investment conference following the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Tags: Saudi Arabia, Cnn, Davos, Ford, Bill Ford, Jamie Dimon, Jpmorgan, JPMorgan Chase


JP Morgan and Ford bosses pull out of Saudi event as Asian markets fall – business live

Financial markets are set for a nervous start to the week amid the Khashoggi standoff, US-China trade tensions and concern about US borrowing costs. Follow all the action live • • UK: forecasts say economy could see worst year since crash • Theresa May vulnerable as Brexit talks on knife-edge 1.42am BST The sellers are gaining the upper hand in stock markets around Asia Pacific today. Hong Kong and China open later this morning. But this is how it’s looking so far: 1.21am BST Bill Ford...
Tags: Hong Kong, Business, UK, Saudi Arabia, China, US, Economics, Stock Markets, Asia Pacific, Theresa May, Ford, Global Economy, Currencies, Jp Morgan, Bill Ford, US economy


Ford Motor chairman cancels visit to Saudi investor conference

Ford Motor Co Chairman Bill Ford canceled a multi-stop trip to the Middle East, including a planned appearance at a Saudi investment conference, the company said on Sunday, the latest such cancellation after the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The company did not elaborate on the reasons for Ford's decision not to attend the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh, and did not comment on whether concerns about the disappearance of Khashoggi were a factor.
Tags: News, Ford, Middle East, Bill Ford, Ford Motor, Riyadh, Ford Motor Co, Khashoggi, Jamal Khashoggi


Trump has 3 months to avoid sending the auto industry into a downturn (GM, FCAU, F)

All three major US automakers have lowered their full-year profit forecasts for 2018. Trump's trade wars and tariffs are hurting the business both in the US and China, the world's two biggest markets. The auto industry has been predicting a downturn, but GM, Ford, and FCA might have sent a unified signal to Trump that if changes aren't made fast, the slide could arrive ahead of schedule. Wednesday wasn't a good day for the US auto industry. It began with the tragic news that Fiat Chrysler Au...
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Remembering Sergio Marchionne: ‘He Taught Us to Think Differently’

The auto industry (and beyond) is mourning the loss of Sergio Marchionne, the visionary former CEO of Fiat Chrysler who led the rebirth of an American manufacturing icon and has died at 66. He wielded a unique appreciation for the power of branding and marketing in the auto business that helped the merger of Fiat and Chrysler save both brands and achieve new heights before succumbing this morning to complications from recent surgery. Fiat Chrysler acknowledged his grave condition on Saturday by...
Tags: China, Advertising, America, General Motors, Canada, Williams, Ford, Italy, Mary Barra, Tim Cook, Fca, Gm, Chrysler, Fiat, Bill Ford, Michigan


Ford chairman: Every piece of the auto business is changing

Ford executive chairman Bill Ford tells CNN's Boss Files that technology's impact on the auto industry has presented challenges, but is also an "amazing opportunity."
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Ford Motors chairman: Every piece of the auto business is changing

Ford Motors executive chairman Bill Ford tells CNN's Boss Files that technology's impact on the auto industry has presented challenges, but is also an "amazing opportunity."
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Ford Invests In Future Technology, Local Neighborhoods With Purchase of Iconic Detroit Landmark

Ford Motor Company announced the acquisition of Michigan Central Station during a ceremony attended by employees, residents, city and state officials, and members of the media. Michigan Central Station, located in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood, will serve as a hub for autonomous and electric vehicle design, as well as the development of urban mobility services, including – but not limited to – connected vehicles, infrastructure, and public transit. The announcement comes as the automaker celeb...
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Ford Reveals Vision For Future Home of Innovation and Mobility

Ford on Tuesday revealed more details about its transformation of Detroit’s iconic, and abandoned, Michigan Central Station into a high-tech R&D hub. The automaker plans to transform it into the centerpiece of a vibrant new campus in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood that will serve as an innovation hub for Ford’s vision for the future of transportation. This weekend, it’s also inviting the public to come in and tour the train station building before it begins its remodeling project. A city of d...
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Bill Ford explains why Ford is serious about reviving Detroit

Ford will bring 2,500 workers to an abandoned train station being converted to a center for the future of transportation            [Author: Detroit Free Press]
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Ford CEO Jim Hackett reveals details about how he's reinventing the 114-year-old car company (F)

Ford has developed a massive development plan for a new-mobility corridor stretching from Detroit through its revamped headquarters in Dearborn to the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. CEO Jim Hackett is bringing his "design thinking" innovation and management approach to the task of remaking the 100-plus-year-old company. Ford has bought a huge, crumbling rail station near downtown Detroit and intends to combine it with a plan to revive the city's Corktown neighborhood to be a center of th...
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Ford CEO Jim Hackett reveals details about how he's reinventing the 115-year-old car company (F)

Ford has developed a massive development plan for a new-mobility corridor stretching from Detroit through its revamped headquarters in Dearborn to the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. CEO Jim Hackett is bringing his "design thinking" innovation and management approach to the task of remaking the 100-plus-year-old company. Ford has bought a huge, crumbling rail station near downtown Detroit and intends to combine it with a plan to revive the city's Corktown neighborhood to be a center of th...
Tags: Facebook, Japan, New York, Softbank, US, America, San Francisco, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Ford, Gm, Bill Ford, Silicon Valley, Michigan, Morgan Stanley


Ford: Detroit train station key to autonomous vehicle plans

DETROIT (AP) — Bill Ford looks past the tons of paint, plaster and steel needed to remake Detroit's blighted Michigan Central train station and sees more than just an iconic building in desperate need of a makeover.The executive... [Author: [email protected]]
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Garrett joins General Atlantic

Mark Garrett has joined General Atlantic as a special adviser. Garrett is the executive vice president and CFO of Adobe Systems Inc. PRESS RELEASE New York, New York – June 11, 2018 – General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, announced today that Mark Garrett, former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Adobe Systems, Inc., has joined the firm as a Special Advisor. Mr. Garrett will leverage his enterprise and consumer technology expertise to provide strategic supp...
Tags: Adobe, Singapore, Trends, People, Atlantic, Bill Ford, General Atlantic, EMC, New York New York, Mark, Marist College, Garrett, Silicon Valley Business Journal, Documentum, Adobe Systems Inc, Mark Garrett


Elon Musk got one thing right about selling electric cars — but it's not enough to save Tesla from his mistakes (TSLA)

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been right about electric cars needing to be cool — but he's been wrong about several other major aspects of the transportation business. Musk doesn't like to be wrong, so he's stuck to his guns when it comes to pitting Tesla against its competition and doubling down on various futuristic ambitions. His biggest mistake was in not understanding that self-driving cars would both steal electric vehicles' thunder — and create a new business opportunity that Tesla couldn't e...
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