Ford Motor Co. will cut about 300 jobs at its Australian manufacturing plants and slash production by a third in June as it prepares to close its car lines in the nation in 2016.
Ford Motor Co.’s two newest hybrid models fell 17 percent to 21 percent short of the company’s promise of 47 mpg in tests by Consumer Reports, the biggest shortfall the magazine has found.
Ford Motor Co. said it is recalling 33,256 vehicles, including its best-selling Fusion, because front seats and head rests may collapse back during a crash.
Japanese car brands, led by Toyota Motor Corp.’s Lexus, took the top seven spots in Consumer Reports magazine’s annual quality rankings, as the top U.S. brand placed 14th out of 26 in the ratings.
Ford Motor Co., introducing its first hybrid-only model, is targeting Toyota Motor Corp.’s market- leading Prius in a series of advertisements starting today.
Ford Motor Co.’s reliability ranking in the Consumer Reports annual auto survey tumbled as its namesake brand slid to 20th from 10th last year among 28 brands while Japanese automakers captured nine of the top 10 spots.
Ford Motor Co . said it is recalling 144,000 F-150 pickup trucks in the U.S. and Canada because front air bags may deploy when not needed.
Ford Motor Co., the second-largest U.S. automaker, said it’s “back on track” in improving the quality of its vehicles and that performance in North America will be mixed for the year.
Ford Motor Co.’s Freestar and Mercury Monterey minivans are being investigated in the U.S. following a death and three injuries related to the service jacks that are supplied with the vehicles.