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Ford donated 15,000 custom face masks for those attending the inauguration following months of PPE efforts and early criticism from Trump

Ford Ford produced 15,000 face masks and donated them to attendees of the inauguration.  The masks bore the logos of the 59th inauguration and the JCCIC, which plans presidential inaugurations. Ford has produced PPE throughout the pandemic, including millions of ventilators, gowns, and face shields.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Ford autoworkers produced 15,000 face masks that were donated to attendees ahead of Wednesday's inauguration. The masks bear the logos of t...
Tags: Transportation, Trends, General Motors, Ford, Michigan, Donald Trump, Trump, Ford Motor Company, Dana Nessel, Peter Berg, Jim Farley, Ford Ford, Hatteras, Avery Hartmans, Face Masks, PPE


Amazon joins Airbnb, Marriott, and other US corporate giants in cutting off donations to Republican lawmakers who opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump broke into the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Amazon has become the latest US corporate giant to cut off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president. It joins Morgan Stanley, Dow, and AT&T in deciding to cut funding to specific Republicans. Separately, JP Morgan, Citibank, Microsoft, and Facebook said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Politics, Microsoft, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, Boston, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Bloomberg, Joe Biden


Walmart, Amazon and other US corporate giants in cutting off donations to Republican lawmakers who opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump broke into the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Walmart will halt political donations to lawmakers that opposed certifying president-elect Joe Biden's victory. It joins Amazon, Morgan Stanley, Dow, and AT&T in deciding to cut funding to specific Republicans. Separately, JP Morgan, Citibank, Microsoft, and Facebook said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both Republicans and Democrats...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Politics, Microsoft, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Walmart, Bloomberg, Joe Biden


Ford to shut down Brazilian auto plants

By Ban Klayman and Alberto Alerigi | Reuters DETROIT – Ford Motor Co said on Monday it will close its three plants in Brazil this year and take pretax charges of about $4.1 billion as the COVID-19 pandemic amplified the company’s under use of its manufacturing capacity. Production will cease immediately at Ford’s plants in Camaçari and Taubaté, with some parts production continuing for a few months to support inventories for aftermarket sales. The Troller plant in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, will co...
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Marriott, Morgan Stanley, Dow, and other US firms are cutting off donations to Republican politicians that opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump broke into the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott, Morgan Stanley, and Dow are among companies cutting off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president. Goldman Sachs is reportedly likely to follow suit. Separately, JP Morgan, Citibank, Microsoft, and Facebook said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both Republicans and Democrats comple...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Microsoft, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Joe Biden, Companies, Gop, Ford, Washington Dc


Marriott, Morgan Stanley, Dow, and other US firms are cutting off Republicans that opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott, Morgan Stanley, and Dow are among companies cutting off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president. Goldman Sachs is reportedly likely to follow suit. Separately, JP Morgan and Citibank said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both Republicans and Democrats completely. Last We...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Joe Biden, Companies, Gop, Ford, Washington Dc, Mary Barra


In the wake of the Capitol siege, Marriott, Morgan Stanley, and other US firms are cutting off Republicans that opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott, Morgan Stanley, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, and Commerce Bank have cut off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president, and Goldman Sachs is reportedly likely to follow suit. JP Morgan and Citigroup have all said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both Republicans ...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Joe Biden, Companies, Gop, Ford, Washington Dc, Mary Barra


In the wake of the Capitol siege, Marriott, Morgan Stanley, Dow, and other US firms are cutting off Republicans that opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott, Morgan Stanley, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, and Commerce Bank have cut off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president, and Goldman Sachs is reportedly likely to follow suit. JP Morgan and Citigroup have all said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both Republicans ...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Joe Biden, Companies, Gop, Ford, Washington Dc, Mary Barra


Marriott and Citi suspend political donations to GOP lawmakers who sided with Trump and objected to Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott and Citi have cut off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president.  Marriott and Citi are among the largest US companies to announce the will halt PAC donations to the GOP members who took part in the failed attempt to overturn the election. Companies including Microsoft, Google, GM, and Coca-Cola...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Politics, Texas, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Joe Biden, Companies, Gop, Missouri


Marriott is pulling donations to Republicans who voted to overturn the election, while JP Morgan and Citigroup are halting political donations altogether

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, and Commerce Bank have cut off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president.  JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and Citigroup have all said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both the Republicans and Democrats completely. Last Wed...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Joe Biden, Companies, Gop, Ford, Washington Dc, Mary Barra


Marriott suspends political donations to GOP lawmakers who sided with Trump and objected to Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott has cut off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president. The hotel chain said the decision was the result of last week's siege on the US Capitol by pro-Trump supporters. Marriott is one of the largest US companies to announce it was halting PAC donations to the GOP members who took part in the fai...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Politics, Texas, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Joe Biden, Companies, Gop, Missouri


While CEOs across America decry the rampage in Washington, Jeff Bezos is silent and Elon Musk is posting memes

Jeff Bezos (left) and Elon Musk. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Following Wednesday's attack on the US Capitol, business leaders from a range of industries, including finance, tech, and automotive, have condemned the rampage.  But two of the world's most powerful CEOs — Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos — have yet to issue a statement denouncing the insurrection.  While Bezos has been silent on social media, Musk has tweeted multiple memes, one of which was a Burning Man joke. He also seemed to partially b...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spacex, Elon Musk, News, Instagram, Washington, US, America, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Thailand, Harvard University


THE NEW FOREFRONT AT FORD: What you need to know about the auto giant's new leaders and plans for the future

Ford's Jim Farley speaking at the New York Auto Show. Reuters The past year has seen a series of management shake-ups at the Ford Motor Company, even amid some of its most historic new-car launches in recent history. In October, CEO Jim Hackett gave way to another Jim - Jim Farley, the guy who, rather than spitting out another rehearsed line from his public-relations team, once said "F--- GM." But the rejiggerings have been less about reacting to the business as it is, and more about lo...
Tags: Transportation, Wall Street, Trends, Tesla, Ford, Gm, Bill Ford, Ford Motors, Ford Motor Company, GM Ford, Jim Hackett, Amazon Apple, Nikola, Jim Farley, BITranspo, New York Auto Show Reuters


Insider Transportation: the hottest startups ready to make flying cars real, the 737 MAX returns, and more

If you can't wait for the ROI from a flying car manufacturer like Lilium, consider investing in one of the startups building up the young industry's supply chain. Lilium Of all the wild truths that have emerged over the first 11 months of the year 2020, one of the few that sits closer to exhilarating than exasperating is that the flying car is just a few years away. That waiting time doesn't seem so bad when you consider that this concept is nearly as old as the airplane itself, but...
Tags: Transportation, US, Trends, Tesla, UPS, Ford, Pfizer, Vaccines, Flying Cars, Faa, Boeing, Max, Penske, Alex Davies, Jim Farley, Rick Grimes


Ford CEO on launching electric work vans: 'This is a big deal for us'

"Ford's bet is to electrify our commercial vehicles," Ford Motor CEO Jim Farley said after the automaker announced the E-Transit, its...
Tags: Ford, Ford Motor, Jim Farley


Ford just unveiled its $45,000 all-electric Transit van it says will be 40% cheaper to maintain than the gas-powered one

The 2022 Ford E Transit. Ford Ford has unveiled its latest electric vehicle, the 2022 E-Transit van for a targeted price of $45,000. The E-Transit will be available as cargo, cutaway, or chassis cab versions, and will have three different height and body length options. The electrified vans will be built at Ford's Kansas City Assembly Plant in Missouri and will be available late 2021. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Ford has unveiled its first fully electric Ford Transi...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Trends, Missouri, Ford, Ford Transit, Cargo Van, Tang, Kansas City Assembly Plant, Hau, Jim Farley, Ford North America, Brittany Chang, Ted Cannis, E Transit, 2022 Ford E-Transit


Ford Says Electric Transit Vans Are Coming for Real This Time

Eager to prove itself as a forward thinking mobility brand, Ford has advised us to prepare for the debut of the battery powered E-Transit van on November 12th. Following some heavy teasing from CEO Jim Farley during the company’s third-quarter earnings call a day earlier, Blue Oval issued an official announcement on Thursday to be […] The post Ford Says Electric Transit Vans Are Coming for Real This Time appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ford, Electric Vehicles, Autos, EVs, Ford Motor Co, Ford Transit, Blue Oval, Jim Farley, Vans, News Blog, Vanlife, Commercial Vans, Electic Vans, Ford E-Transit, Transit Van, Ford Says Electric Transit Vans


Ford will reveal its all-electric Transit van in November

Ford plans to reveal in November an all-electric version of its Ford Transit cargo van, the company said Wednesday as part of its broader third-quarter earnings report. The unveiling will showcase an electric van for all of the company’s global addressable markets. The company has been talking about producing an electric Transit van for more than a year now. Ford announced in April 2019 plans to sell an all-electric Transit for the European market by 2021. Then this spring, Ford said it would al...
Tags: US, Tech, Transit, Automotive, Ford, North America, Ford Transit, Jim Farley


Jim Farley is Allowed to Race, and The Detroit Free Press is Allowed to Write About It

Car Twitter is a weird, wonderful online “place”, but sometimes bad takes bubble up. And there’s a double-whammy of bad takery floating around this afternoon. Take number one: Ford CEO Jim Farley is taking an unnecessary risk by racing cars that could hurt Ford should an accident leave him dead or too injured to work/lead […] The post Jim Farley is Allowed to Race, and The Detroit Free Press is Allowed to Write About It appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Industry, Ford, Editorials, Autos, Detroit Free Press, Jim Farley, News Blog, Editiorials, Jamie Lareau


Insider Transportation: Nikola founder faces sexual assault allegations, Ford shakes up C-suite, Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis threatens an airline recovery

Allegations against Nikola founder Trevor Milton aren't all related to his company. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca Until a few weeks ago, life looked very good for Trevor Milton. His zero-emissions truck company, Nikola, went public in June and put the 38-year-old on the Forbes 400 Billionaires list with a net worth of $5.5 billion. In September, Nikola announced a deal with General Motors that came with a stock price surge and a hefty dose of credibility.But then, short-seller Hindenburg Resear...
Tags: Transportation, Congress, Wall Street, China, US, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Canada, Ford, Delta, Airlines, Smith, Hyundai, United, Cnbc


Ford's new CEO hopes to win over Wall Street and boost profit margins by doubling down on trucks and Mustangs

Ford CEO Jim Farley takes over at a time when the 117-year-old company is faces many challenges. Spencer Platt/Getty Images On his first day as CEO of Ford, Jim Farley shook up his management team. CFO Tim Stone departed, and another executive was tasked with focusing exclusively on the Lincoln brand. But the biggest news was Ford's declaration that it would hit an elusive 8% annual profit margin, a target it has missed for a decade. Farley, known as a demanding leader, has the new vehicle...
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Ford’s CMO Moves to Lincoln Amid Slew of C-Suite Changes

Changes are coming at Ford. The American automaker's new CEO, Jim Farley, started off his first day in the top job by making changes in the C-suite. Notably, the auto manufacturer is looking for a new chief marketer. Joy Falotico, who has served as president of Lincoln and CMO of Ford for two and a...
Tags: Auto, General, Advertising, CMO, Ford, Lincoln, Jim Farley, C-Suite, Joy Falotico, Lincoln Amid Slew of C Suite Changes


New Ford CEO Jim Farley makes CMO switch on his first day on the job

The automaker plans to replace Joy Falotico with a marketer from outside of Ford.
Tags: Advertising, CMO, New Ford, Jim Farley, Joy Falotico


The Station: Uber eats rides, the next micromobility trend, Levandowksi’s day in court

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every Saturday in your inbox. Hello and welcome back to The Station, a newsletter dedicated to all the present and future ways people and packages move from Point A to Point B. A series of recent and upcoming vehicle reveals have provided yet another reminder of how automakers are doubling down on tech. This isn’t just about the shift away from knobs and buttons and to...
Tags: Google, Lyft, Uber, Europe, California, Washington, China, New York City, Los Angeles, Tech, Tesla, Bloomberg, Automotive, United States, Ford, Electric Vehicles


Ford's outgoing CEO couldn't match the stock value of Tesla or Nikola, but experts say his biggest moves prepared the old automaker for the future (F)

Though Ford's stock price declined during his tenure as CEO, Jim Hackett has made smart moves to prepare Ford for the future, two auto-industry experts told Business Insider. Hackett, who'll retire in October and be replaced by COO Jim Farley, strengthened Ford's investment in the autonomous-vehicle startup Argo AI through a deal with Volkswagen. And he set a plan to install tech in Ford cars that will allow them to communicate with stop signs, traffic lights, and other vehicles. Visit Busines...
Tags: Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Ford, Gm, Bill Ford, Volkswagen, Argo, Fiat Chrysler, Ramsey, Jim, Farley, Michael Ramsey, Jim Hackett, Hackett, Krebs


Ford's new CEO named Amazon, Apple, and Tesla — not GM — as his key rivals. Industry experts say he's exactly right. (F)

Jim Farley, Ford's current COO and incoming CEO, didn't mention General Motors or Fiat Chrysler when discussing Ford's competition during a Tuesday conference call. "We know our competition today: It's Amazon, Baidu, Tesla, Apple, Toyota, and others," he said. Farley wasn't just trying to impress investors, two auto industry experts told Business Insider. Silicon Valley is making significant investments in electric and self-driving cars. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The...
Tags: Apple, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Ford, Fca, Gm, Bill Ford, Silicon Valley, Detroit, Fiat Chrysler, Ramsey, GM Ford, Farley, Michael Ramsey, Jim Hackett


Jim Farley says taking Ford CEO role is 'paying it forward for my grandfather'

The Free Press had a few minutes to talk with Jim Farley about his promotion Tuesday at Ford Motor Company, and with outgoing CEO Jim Hackett.         [Author: Detroit Free Press]
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Jim Farley to Succeed Retiring Jim Hackett as Ford CEO Effective October 1st

This article originally appeared on AutoVision News. It has been republished with permission. Ford Motor Company announced that Jim Hackett, the former Steelcase CEO who took over the top position at the automaker in 2017, plans to retire. Chief Operating Officer Jim Farley has been named as Ford’s new president and CEO and will join the board of directors on October 1st. Hackett, 65, and Farley, 58, will work together in the coming weeks to ensure a smooth transition. Hackett, who w...
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Ford turns to a 'car guy' to lead the company into the future

It's hard to imagine two people more different from one another than Jim Hackett, the departing CEO of Ford, and Jim Farley, his incoming replacement.
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No U-Turns in Ford’s Future, Farley Says

After being named as Ford’s next CEO, the automaker’s current chief operating officer, Jim Farley, says the company is on the proper course, with no need to reverse the tech-driven direction taken under the outgoing Jim Hackett. Speaking to Reuters, Farley said the hunt for new revenue streams in a rapidly evolving technological landscape will […] The post No U-Turns in Ford’s Future, Farley Says appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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