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Ford To Close Three Plants In Russia

(CNN) - Ford is closing three of its four plants in Russia. The closures include assembly lines in Naberezhnye Chelny and St. Petersburg, and an engine plant in Yelabuga. It's unclear how many jobs will be affected. Ford announced…

Ford To Build Electric Vehicles In Michigan

(CNN) - Ford announces a major investment in electric and self-driving vehicles. The U.S. automaker says it will start building such cars in Michigan. Specifically, Ford will invest about $850 million at its plant in flat rock to produce…

Ford Seeks Patent to Eliminate 'New Car Smell'

(CNN) -Some people like that "new car" smell, but apparently a lot of consumers in China hate it. According to the 2018 JD Power China initial quality study, upwards of ten percent of Chinese drivers complained about the odor.…

Ford to Test Self-Driving Cars in D.C.

(CNN) - Self-driving cars are headed to Washington D.C. Ford announced a partnership with the city Monday, with plans to begin testing early next year. So far, self-driving cars have been tested mainly in suburbs and smaller cities. But…

Ford will Trim Jobs in Workforce Reorganization

(CNN) - Ford says it will reduce its headcount, as part of a plan to give its business a shot in the arm. The company said Friday it planned to reduce its global salaried workforce. The plan includes a…

Ford Responds to Trump Tweet on Car Production

(CNN) - Ford motor company will not be building the focus-active car in the U.S. In a tweet Sunday, the president suggested the car would be saying, "Ford has abruptly killed a plan to sell a Chinese-made small vehicle…

Ford Recalls F-150 Due to Seat Belt Fires

(CNN) - An important recall of the best selling vehicle in the U.S. Ford is is recalling about two-million F-150 pickup trucks, due to a seat belt issue. The seat belt pretensioners can generate sparks that could start a…

Ford Recalls 550K Vehicles Over Rollaway Risk

(CNN) - Ford is recalling half-a-million vehicles. The company says they're at risk of rolling unexpectedly. The recall affects 2013 to 2016 Fusions and 2013 to 2014 Escapes. Ford says the problem is cushions called "bushings" that help reduce…

Ford to Restart Production of F-150 Trucks Friday

(CNN) - Ford will presume production of its popular F-150 pickup truck on Friday. The automaker stopped manufacturing the truck at two plants earlier this month after a fire broke out at a supplier's facility. But the company says it…

Ford Could Resume F-150 Production

(CNN) - Two days after announcing the temporary closure of another factory, Ford is ready to get the assembly lines running again. The company says employees at its Dearborn, Michigan and Kansas City, Missouri locations should return to work May…