Ford Motor Co., which has plunged in quality rankings, on March 8 will begin sending more than 300,000 owners of the Ford Explorer, Edge, Focus and Lincoln MKX a USB flash drive loaded with new software to fix problems with MyFord Touch and MyLincoln Touch systems, the company said.
Mark Fields, Ford Motor Co.’s president of the Americas and a leading candidate to succeed Chief Executive Officer Alan Mulally, nearly had a physical altercation with another top executive in 2006, according to “American Icon,” a new book on the automaker’s turnaround.
Ford Motor Co. Chief Executive Officer Alan Mulally has suggested that his stylish new Fusion sedan is seeking sales supremacy over Toyota Motor Corp.’s Camry. That’s not exactly what the boss wants, executives said.
Ford Motor Co. is driving in different directions on its hybrid strategy by pulling the plug on its 7-year-old gasoline-electric Escape sport-utility vehicle while rolling out two hybrid versions of its Fusion family car.
Ford Motor Co. and Toyota Motor Corp., the world’s biggest seller of gasoline-electric autos, plan to collaborate to develop a hybrid system for pickup trucks and sport-utility vehicles as U.S. fuel-economy rules tighten.
Ford Motor Co. , returning to the U.S. minivan market after at least a four-year absence, will count on a compact people mover it developed in Europe to drive sales to the children of the American Baby Boom generation.