Archive for March, 2012
Ford introduced the biggest and most luxurious vehicle in its lineup today, a Titanium trim level of the 2013 F-Series Super Duty pickup.
Ford said today it is rolling out its MyFord Touch infotainment system on its 2013 F-series Super Duty pickups, due in dealerships late this year.
The average fuel economy for new vehicles purchased in the United States rose to almost 24 mpg in February, a new high, researchers at the University of Michigan said.
Ford plans to offer lump-sum payouts as an option for future salaried retirees in the United States as part of its push to decrease the risk presented by its pension obligation.
Starting in July, any of the 25,000 eligible salaried workers at Ford who choose to retire can opt to take their total pension as a onetime payment, a new option over above the traditional practice of offering an annuity.
Mazda, battling four years of losses, is offering voluntary buyout packages to U.S. workers and raising the specter of dismissals in an effort to cut costs.
General Motors has hired Julia Steyn, former vice president of aluminum giant Alcoa, to lead its global mergers and acquisitions efforts effective April 1. The announcement was made Thursday in a memo to GM executives.
A Bentley at a tailgate party? Indeed, the ultra-luxury carmaker could very well put a new, more upscale twist on a beloved American pastime — the football tailgate.
House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton, a critic of federal Energy Department lending, failed to win the startup carmaker Carbon Motors a loan to develop fuel-efficient police cars.