Latest Ford Motor Co News

Chip shortage keeps driving up auto prices, cutting sales

Jul. 01, 2022 16:26 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. new vehicle sales tumbled more than 21% in the second quarter compared with a year ago as the global semiconductor shortage continued to cause production problems for the industry. Yet demand still outstripped supply from April through June, even with $5 per...

Ford receives $101M incentive package to expand in Michigan

Jun. 27, 2022 14:06 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers approved a $101 million incentive package for Ford Motor Co. for a planned project that will create 3,030 jobs and $1.16 billion in manufacturing facility investments throughout the state. The tax-funded incentive will be paid in increments...

Ford pledges to work with community near future factory

Jun. 21, 2022 22:37 PM EDT

BROWNSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ford Motor Co. officials on Tuesday pledged to be good neighbors to those in rural west Tennessee who live near the automaker's planned electric truck factory, a project expected to create thousands of jobs and change the face of the region. More than 200...

New Jersey sues Ford over mining that tainted tribal land

Jun. 16, 2022 16:25 PM EDT

RINGWOOD, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey officials sued Ford Motor Co. on Thursday, alleging that the automaker contaminated the ancestral homeland of a Native American tribe by dumping paint sludge and other pollutants into a former mine. The action in state court seeks unspecified...

Data likely shows Teslas on Autopilot crash more than rivals

Jun. 14, 2022 14:10 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The government will soon release data on collisions involving vehicles with autonomous or partially automated driving systems that will likely single out Tesla for a disproportionately high number of such crashes. In coming days, the National Highway Traffic Safety...

Automakers ask Congress to lift electric vehicle tax cap

Jun. 13, 2022 14:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major automakers are asking Congress to lift the cap on how many people can receive tax credits for buying a hybrid or fully electric vehicle. Currently the number of tax credits allowed is capped at 200,000 per company. General Motors and Tesla have already reached...

Ford turns timber harvest into donation to fire department

Jun. 10, 2022 04:03 AM EDT

GLENDALE, Ky. (AP) — Ford Motor Co. has awarded a volunteer fire department more than $40,000 raised from the sale of timber harvested at the future site of twin electric vehicle battery plants in Kentucky. The donation to the Glendale Volunteer Fire Department totaled $41,589,...

Ford plans to add 6,200 jobs in Ohio, Michigan and Missouri

Jun. 02, 2022 16:46 PM EDT

AVON LAKE, Ohio (AP) — Ford will add 6,200 factory jobs in Michigan, Missouri and Ohio as it prepares to build more electric vehicles and roll out two redesigned combustion-engine models. The company says it will invest $3.7 billion in the three states between now and 2026. It also...

Ford CEO sees electric vehicle price war as EV costs decline

Jun. 01, 2022 15:06 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Ford's chief executive says he expects the cost of building electric vehicles to fall to the point that in coming years automakers will be battling each other for sales of EVs priced around $25,000. CEO Jim Farley told the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference on...

Ford pays $19M to settle claims on fuel economy, payload

May. 24, 2022 16:11 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Ford Motor Company on Tuesday settled claims by 40 U.S. state attorneys general that the company made misleading claims about the fuel economy and payload capacity of some of its vehicles, violating state consumer protection laws. The company agreed to pay...