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Opioid Addiction to Be Part of UAW Contract Negotiations

Opioid addiction is on the rise in America and the United Auto Workers wants to confront the problem in its next round of collective bargaining. While the issue is most visible in parts of the Western United States, large pockets of the Midwest, South, and Northeast have cited an influx of drug overdoses since 2002. […] The post Opioid Addiction to Be Part of UAW Contract Negotiations appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Jobs, America, Ford, Autos, Heroin, Drug Addiction, Northeast, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, UAW, United Auto Workers, Western United States, Midwest South, News Blog, Opioids, Fentanyl, Union News


Crash Test Dummies: Ford Tops IIHS Tests, Everyone’s Headlights Suck

There are wars being waged on all fronts in the half-ton pickup truck market, from towing prowess to outright power ratings. Not ones to pass up an opportunity to bash their competitors over the head with a truck-shaped chair, manufacturers seem to take every opportunity to harangue their opponents – especially when empirical data puts […] The post Crash Test Dummies: Ford Tops IIHS Tests, Everyone’s Headlights Suck appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Safety, Ford, Autos, Trucks, IIHS, News Blog, Ford F-150, Crash Testing, Small Overlap Crash Test, Crast Tests


Amazon veteran Tim Stone breaks Ford CFO tradition, brings tech background

Tim Stone, incoming CFO at Ford, left his previous company in February after Bloomberg reported his going around the CEO to try and get a pay raise.            [Author: Detroit Free Press]
Tags: Amazon, News, Bloomberg, Ford, Detroit Free Press, Tim Stone


Ford names Amazon and Snap veteran Tim Stone as new CFO, continuing the company's push closer to Silicon Valley (F)

Longtime Ford exec Bob Shanks is retiring after over 40 years with the automaker. He's being succeeded by Tim Stone, who spent 20 years at Amazon before a brief stint at Snap that ended in early 2019. Stone's hiring continues CEO Jim Hackett's drive to push Ford closer to Silicon Valley. Shanks was a true gentleman of the car business and will be missed — but he can look forward to a well-deserved retirement. Longtime Ford CFO Bob Shanks officially announced his rumored retirement on Thursday...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, US, America, Trends, Ford, Silicon Valley, Detroit, Tim, Steelcase, Jim Hackett, Hackett, Silicon Valley Read, Shanks, Tim Stone, Bob Shanks


May River Capital-backed Hunt Valve acquires MB Valve

May River Capital-backed Hunt Valve Co., which makes specialty valves for the U.S. Navy and industrial customers, acquired Montreal Bronze Ltd. (known as MB Valve). May River completed a recapitalization of Hunt Valve Co. in December 2018 through its first fund. Press Release Hunt Valve Company (Hunt Valve), a specialty valve engineering and manufacturing company serving the United States Navy and industrial customers worldwide, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Montreal B...
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Ford names Amazon veteran Tim Stone as CFO

Ford Motor Co on Thursday named Amazon.com Inc veteran Tim Stone as chief financial officer, the automaker's first external hire for the role in seven decades.
Tags: Amazon, Money, businessNews, Ford, Ford Motor Co, Amazon com Inc, Tim Stone


Ionity plans 400 electric car charging stations in Europe by end-2020

Ionity, the European electric vehicle charging joint venture of Volkswagen, BMW, Daimler and Ford, is on track to install 400 loading stations in Europe by end-2020 and has plans for more. Ionity, which is not yet profitable, aims to install the 400 charging stations by the end of next year, with each having about 6 individual loading spots. The group specializes in ultra high-speed charging along European motorways to try to address the issue of range, which along with price, is still seen a...
Tags: Europe, Science, Ford, Volkswagen BMW Daimler


Ford will invest $850 million to add more production capacity for EVs

Ford plans to invest more than $850 million to add more production capacity at a second U.S. factory for its next-generation battery-electric vehicle program. The investment, which will be made through 2023, will focus on expanding Ford’s Flat Rock Assembly Plant in southeast Michigan. The plant investment also includes funding to build the next-generation Mustang and is part of a $900 million investment in Ford’s operations in southeastern Michigan. The announcement is tied to Ford’s larger and...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Mexico, Tech, Automotive, Ford Mustang, Ford, Silicon Valley, Michigan, Detroit, Mustang, Sand Hill Road, Ann Arbor, Corktown, Dearborn, Flat Rock Assembly Plant


Ford Will Build the Mustang Hybrid in Michigan and the Mustang-Inspired Electric Crossover in Mexico

Both of these new models will be on sale in about two years.
Tags: News, Mexico, Ford, Michigan, Mustang Hybrid, Mustang Inspired Electric Crossover


mixed soccer jerseys / Une idée à moitié originale?

THE ORIGINAL? Ford “Camisetron” –  2014 Custom made soccer jerseys that are a mix of several different countries. Watch the Case Study Agency : Zubiad, Florida, (USA) LESS ORIGINAL Coca-Cola “Mixed Fans” –   2019 Custom made soccer jerseys that are a mix of several different countries. Source : Dubaï Lynx Direct BRONZE Agency : Geometry Global, Dubaï (UAE) [Author: Joe La Pompe]
Tags: Dna, Football, Advertising, Sports, Events, Ford, FIFA World Cup, Supporters, Jersey, Direct Marketing, Customised, Inclusion, Adn, Mixed, Maillot, Joe La Pompe


Ford: Battery Electric Vehicles, $900 Million Coming to Flat Rock Assembly

The home of the Ford Mustang will eventually become home to vehicles built atop the automaker’s next-generation electric architecture, the company announced Wednesday. Ford’s plan comes with $900 million in previously announced funding, the vast majority of which is earmarked for the expansion of Michigan’s Flat Rock assembly plant. The rest of the cash goes […] The post Ford: Battery Electric Vehicles, $900 Million Coming to Flat Rock Assembly appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Production, Ford Mustang, Ford, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Michigan, EVs, Flat Rock, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Product Planning, Flat Rock Assembly


Ford announces plans to build electric vehicles in Michigan

Ford plans to start building electric and self-driving cars at plants in Michigan.
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Ford accelerates electric vehicle investment

The US carmaker said growth in the market meant it became "obvious" the company needed to add capacity.
Tags: Business, US, Ford


Ford repackages factory investment plan, will add 900 jobs

DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. is repackaging a previously announced manufacturing investment in the Detroit area and now says it will spend $900 million and create 900 new jobs over the next four years. Most of the new workers will build a new generation of electric vehicle at Ford’s existing factory in Flat Rock, […]
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To Others Who Have Experienced Trauma as Children

Most of us have real anger and suffering living inside us. Perhaps in the past we were oppressed or mistreated, and all that pain is still right there, buried in our store consciousness. We haven’t processed and transformed our relationship with what happened to us and we sit there alone with all that anger, hatred, despair and suffering. If we were abused when were young, every time our thinking mind goes back over that event, it’s like we’re experiencing the abuse all over again. – Thich N...
Tags: Psychology, Senate, Personal, Ptsd, Trauma, Ford, Women's Issues, Children And Teens, Thich Nhat Hahn


On the Runway: Tom Ford on Melania Trump (and the Future of American Fashion)

The new chairman of the Council of Fashion Designers of America never said that thing about Melania Trump — and says American designers must look outward.
Tags: News, Ford, Tom Ford, Trump, Melania Trump, Tom, Diane, New York Fashion Week, Melania, Council of Fashion Designers of America, Fashion and apparel, von Furstenberg, Your-feed-fashion


Tandem Bank launches ‘Autosavings’ account

Tandem Bank, the U.K. challenger bank, is launching a new savings account powered by its “Autosavings” feature designed to make it easier to save. Paying 0.5 percent interest, the Tandem Autosavings account is effectively a flexible savings bank account built on top of Tandem’s existing bank account aggregation app and the various credit cards it offers. Based on a number of rules, it will automatically put money aside based on your spending habits and what its algorithm deems you can afford. Th...
Tags: Startups, TC, Europe, Tech, Ford, Matt Ford, Tandem, Tandem Bank, Tandem Bank the U K, Tandem Autosavings, Meanwhile Tandem


United States: Major Religions - 2019 Holiday Calendar - Ford & Harrison LLP

Executive Summary: With Spring around the corner, many employers will begin to receive varying requests for religious accommodations related to the upcoming religious holidays.
Tags: News, United States, Ford, Harrison LLP


Ford drifts a cloverleaf: Time for Coffee

Is there a better way to mark St Patrick's day than with a green Mustang drifting? No, apparently not
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Bardahl Special: A ’48 Harley bobber from Switzerland

Where is the line between meticulous and just plain nuts? Because we’re sure Albert ‘Ash’ Aeschlimann crossed it at some point during this astounding build. What started out as a simple ’48 Panhead frame turned into a seven-year project—with hardly any of the original bike remaining. Doing things ‘the right way’ is an essential part of Ash’s day job. He’s a technician at a major science museum in Switzerland, and before that, he studied architecture and worked as a carpenter. After hours, he ...
Tags: Motorcycles, Ford, Switzerland, Ash, Honda, Smith, Harley, Allen, Panhead, TIG, Larry, Harley-davidson, Heiwa, Custom Motorcycles, Marc Schneider, Billy Lane


Bardahl Special: A ’48 Panhead from Switzerland

Where is the line between meticulous and just plain nuts? Because we’re sure Albert ‘Ash’ Aeschlimann crossed it at some point during this astounding build. What started out as a simple ’48 Panhead frame turned into a seven-year project—with hardly any of the original bike remaining. Doing things ‘the right way’ is an essential part of Ash’s day job. He’s a technician at a major science museum in Switzerland, and before that, he studied architecture and worked as a carpenter. After hours, he...
Tags: Motorcycles, Ford, Switzerland, Ash, Honda, Smith, Harley, Allen, Panhead, TIG, Larry, Harley-davidson, Heiwa, Custom Motorcycles, Marc Schneider, Billy Lane


Ford-owned Spin will bring electric scooters to 100 new cities and college campuses this year

Spin, the electric scooter startup that Ford bought earlier this year for around $100 million, is gearing up to launch in 100 cities by the end of the year. This is thanks to a new partnership with Zagster, that got its start with bike-share solutions for cities. “A solid operations infrastructure is the key to making a dockless mobility program work smoothly,”  Spin Chief Business Officer Ben Bear said in a statement. “As thousands of people take to the streets daily on shared two-wheeled veh...
Tags: TC, Transportation, San Francisco, Tech, Ford, Spin, Electric Scooters, Zagster, SF Municipal Transportation Agency, Lime Spin, Ben Bear, Austin Isla Vista Calif Oklahoma State, Troy University Spin, Long Beach Calif Spin


Ford shifting 550 jobs to boost SUV production in Kentucky

Ford Motor Co. said Tuesday it will shift 550 jobs to its Kentucky Truck Plant to boost production of its Expedition and Lincoln Navigator to meet growing demand for its large SUVs. Growing sales for the Expedition and Navigator are driving a 20 percent production boost at the Louisville plant, the automaker said. To boost […]
Tags: Business, News, Kentucky, Nation, Ford, Louisville, Ford Motor Co, Lincoln Navigator


QOTD: Would You Daily a Classic?

It’s a car-related desire most gearheads have had at some point in their driving years: holding the keys to a classic car. Whether that takes the form of a ’58 Impala, a flathead Ford, or the Gentleman Jim shown above, a good many of us have harbored a desire to own a vintage automobile. Taking […] The post QOTD: Would You Daily a Classic? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Classic Cars, Ford, Autos, Qotd, Jim, News Blog, Daily Driver, Question of the Day, Antique Cars


To meet hot Ford Expedition demand, automaker rethinks assembly line

Large SUVs continue to see a sales surge in North America, and Ford is moving workers to woo consumers away from General Motors in the hot segment.            [Author: Detroit Free Press]
Tags: News, General Motors, Ford, North America, Detroit Free Press, Ford Expedition


Ford to increase large SUV production, adding 550 jobs to assembly line

The move is aimed at speeding up assembly lines in order to meet the demand for the Ford Expedition.
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Ford to increase large SUV production, add 550 jobs to assembly line

The move is aimed at speeding up assembly lines in order to meet the demand for the Ford Expedition.
Tags: Finance, Article, Ford, FBN, Ken Martin, Fbn/markets, FOXBusiness, Fox-business/markets, Fox-business/markets/stocks, Fox-business/industries/auto, D8650285-5c12-5205-aef2-48616861bde3


Lyft's bankers are trying to compare the ride-hailing app to Grubhub and luxury retailer Farfetch — here's their pitch to investors (GRUB, FTCH)

Bankers will compare Lyft to "marketplace" companies, such as the food-delivery service Grubhub and the luxury-fashion retailer Farfetch, in their pitch to investors as the company gears up to go public next week, sources said. They'll also pitch Lyft as comparable to high-growth internet companies such as Netflix, as well as "platform" companies, including Square and Facebook. Which companies Lyft gets compared by investors could have a big impact the company's price when it IPOs. Lyft said o...
Tags: Amazon, Lyft, Etsy, Trends, General Motors, Netflix, Ford, Argentina, Farfetch, El Chapo, Amazon Facebook, GrubHub, Daniel Morgan, Facebook Alphabet, IPO Lyft, Booking Holdings


What Does the 5G Rollout Mean for Drivers?

The objects that we interact with every day are becoming increasingly connected. As technology advances, we hear about more devices becoming “smart” – TVs, watches, glasses, homes and, yes, cars too. Remember when smart cars were a mind-blowing revelation? Now, the smart cars of today are in their mere infancy compared to what lies ahead – and the 5G rollout will accelerate the evolution. At Openbay , we like to keep our fingers on the pulse of automotive and technology advancements, so ...
Tags: Lyft, China, Ford, Autos, Cnet, Tim Berners Lee, Antuan Goodwin, Openbay, 5G Automotive Association


Ford CEO Jim Hackett pay raise means he earns 276 times more than median employee

Ford revealed executive compensation packages with pay raises for everybody, and then announced 5,000 job cuts in Germany and the UK.            [Author: Detroit Free Press]
Tags: UK, News, Germany, Ford, Detroit Free Press, Jim Hackett