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CEO Mark Fields Laughs Off Trump Assertion That Ford Will “Fire All Their Employees”

CEO Mark Fields Laughs Off Trump Assertion That Ford Will “Fire All Their Employees”

Ford CEO Mark Fields announced on Tuesday that the automaker will have moved all small-car manufacturing to Mexico within “the next two to three years,” which created enough of a stir in the atmosphere that it roused a hideous orange beast from its ancient slumber. Republican presidential nominee and somewhat-flesh-colored garbage bag filled with fresh […]

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Mark Fields Confirms Hybrid Ford F-150 in Development

Mark Fields Confirms Hybrid Ford F-150 in Development

Ford Motor Company CEO Mark Fields spoke to Ari Shaprio on this week’s episode of NPR’s “All Things Considered,” and in discussing the company’s new initiative to create 13 new electrified vehicles in five years, confirmed that a hybrid version of the F-150 is in the works. Listen: Mark Fields on All Things Considered Need […]

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Lincoln Needs New CEO Mark Fields to Ensure its Survival

Lincoln Needs New CEO Mark Fields to Ensure its Survival

When Alan Mulally took over at Ford more than eight years ago, he was tasked with turning around a brand that had fallen on hard times and was in desperate need of a comeback. When he left his position as company CEO on July 1, he had achieved a nearly miraculous turnaround that led to […]

 Kyle Johnson

Report: Mark Fields Will Be New Ford CEO

Report: Mark Fields Will Be New Ford CEO

Fields, 53, is Ford's current COO and has been considered a front-runner for the position for some time.

Welp, Ford must not be covering up any decades-long safety issues, because today’s news that the automaker will likely name Mark Fields their new CEO is as business-as-usual as it gets. After GM set the standard of only appointing women to top positions in order to be the publicly-shamed face of a massive recall, appointing […]

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Report: Ford Booted Fields After Attempted Ouster of Hinrichs

Report: Ford Booted Fields After Attempted Ouster of Hinrichs

For those who love juicy boardroom drama, Automotive News reports that ousted Ford CEO Mark Fields expressed his intentions to fire Joe Hinrichs, the former executive vice president and president of The Americas and newly-appointed executive vice president and president of Global Operations. Per a report from Auto News released last week, sources within the […]

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Car News In the Rearview: Ford Burns Fields, Fiat Chrysler Sued

Car News In the Rearview: Ford Burns Fields, Fiat Chrysler Sued

Hello and welcome once again to In the Rearview, where I tenderly gather the top automotive news from the past week and then lob it at you side-arm, one at a time. First up, this was a big week in motorsports, as Formula 1’s Monaco Grand Prix loomed. And, as a result, I was forced […]

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Take 2 Program Opens Up to Canadians, Marketing Professionals

Take 2 Program Opens Up to Canadians, Marketing Professionals

General Motors this past week announced a new expansion for its Take 2 career reentry program that will see it opened up to candidates in Canada. Originally launched at the start of 2016, Take 2 was conceived as an opportunity for female engineers and experts in other automotive fields who have been out of the […]

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Honda Helps Repair Flood-Damaged Houston Little League Fields

Honda Helps Repair Flood-Damaged Houston Little League Fields

Little Leaguers in Houston, Texas experienced the ultimate rain delay when consistent flooding throughout 2016 extensively damaged their baseball fields. Fortunately, Honda and its award-winning Ridgeline pickup are stepping up to the plate to provide some much needed run support. Through the Honda Little League Grant Program, the Japanese automaker donated $55,000 to the “Honda […]

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Mark Harland Named New Executive Director of Marketing for Holden

Mark Harland Named New Executive Director of Marketing for Holden

Holden has announced the appointment of Mark Harland to the position of Executive Director of Marketing, effective immediately. Harland will leverage his nearly 20 years of experience in the fields of marketing, sales, and customer experience to help Holden continue to connect with Australia’s modern consumer. He will be based out of Port Melbourne. Said […]

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Fields Confirms Development of Dedicated Ford EV

Fields Confirms Development of Dedicated Ford EV

Ford CEO Mark Fields has confirmed that the automaker is in development of an electric vehicle that will contend with the likes of the Chevrolet Bolt and Tesla Model 3. According to Automotive News, Fields said that Ford plans to be “among the leaders or in a leadership position” when it comes to delivering a […]

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GM India Names Markus Sternberg VP of Aftersales

GM India Names Markus Sternberg VP of Aftersales

General Motors India has announced that Markus Sternberg has taken the position of Vice President, Aftersales, GM India as of January 1st. Sternberg has spent more than 26 years working in the automotive and engineering fields, including 4 years in the roles of GM USA’s Regional Manager, Parts and Service and GM Daewoo Korea’s Managing […]

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Fields: Ford is a “Mobility Company,” Will Build Drivable Autonomous Cars

Fields: Ford is a “Mobility Company,” Will Build Drivable Autonomous Cars

There are a lot of questions out there pertaining to the future of fully autonomous vehicles and the impact that it will have on our day-to-day commutes. One of the questions that hasn’t been asked is whether automakers intend to make cars that can be driven autonomously and the ol’ fashioned way. Fortunately, Ford CEO […]

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SEC: Ford CEO Fields Made $18.6 Million in 2014

SEC: Ford CEO Fields Made $18.6 Million in 2014

The tax deadline is fast approaching, which means you’ll be getting a bird’s-eye-view into how much money you made last year before and after taxes. Here’s a fair bet: chances are quite likely it wasn’t anywhere near as much as what new Ford CEO Mark Fields made. In his first year on the job, Fields […]

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Fields Outlines New Aspects of Ford Smart Mobility Plan

Fields Outlines New Aspects of Ford Smart Mobility Plan

Ford may not be grabbing the headlines that its competitors garner for its work on autonomous driving, but it is nonetheless hard at work to make self-driving cars a reality. During his appearance at the International CAR Symposium in Bochum, Germany, Ford President and CEO, Mark Fields, discussed the company’s plans for innovations in autonomous driving […]

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CEO Fields: Ford Will Out-Tesla Tesla Bring EVs to the Masses

CEO Fields: Ford Will Out-Tesla Tesla Bring EVs to the Masses

Without question, Tesla is one of the hottest names in the automotive industry today, and there’s good reason for that. Tesla is a constant innovator that is perhaps closer than any other brand to bringing the electric car to prominence. The only thing standing in its way (well, apart from a well-connected dealership lobby) is […]

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Fields: Ford Dealers Should Have Full F-150 Stock by Q2 2015

Fields: Ford Dealers Should Have Full F-150 Stock by Q2 2015

Vehicle launches are crucial to an automaker’s success, and Ford is looking to be in step from day one when it comes to the 2015 F-150. Arguably one of the automaker’s most important launches of the century, production of the new pickup truck began today at the Ford Rouge Center in Dearborn, and CEO Mark […]

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Force Fields to Replace Windshield Wipers? Yup, That’s a Thing.

Force Fields to Replace Windshield Wipers? Yup, That’s a Thing.

Leave it to McLaren, Formula One superstar, to get innovative in a way none of us but the Jetsons ever thought possible. The highly successful Formula One racing team is currently developing force fields to replace windshield wipers on its cars. Yes, you read that correctly: Force fields. To replace windshield wipers. On cars. Currently, […]

 Kyle Johnson

Jim Hackett Out at Ford, Jim Farley Named New CEO

Jim Hackett Out at Ford, Jim Farley Named New CEO

Ford Motor Company CEO Jim Hackett is retiring from the automaker after a little more than three years on the job. His replacement is Jim Farley, who was appointed COO this past February. Both moves take effect Oct. 1, and the two will work together in the meantime to ensure a smooth transition of power. […]

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