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Ford Fined $17.35 Million, No Press Release From NHTSA

Russell Mokhiber | Posted 10.13.2013 | Business
Russell Mokhiber

Saige Bloom was 17-years-old. Her mom took her to a Ford dealership in Arizona to buy her first car -- a 2002 Ford Escape. Bloom was driving the car home from the dealer in May 2012 when the Escape started to accelerate...

Ford Under Federal Investigation For Safety Issues

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 02.25.2013 | Business

DETROIT -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it will investigate problems with stalling or surging engines in nearly 725,000 For...

Ford's Embarrassing Recall

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 09.06.2012 | Money

DETROIT -- Ford is recalling 7,600 new Escapes to fix coolant leaks that can cause engines to overheat or catch fire. The recall affects 2013 models ...

Ford Announces Third Recall In Two Weeks

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 09.25.2012 | Money

DETROIT -- Ford is recalling nearly 485,000 Escape SUVs to fix sticking gas pedals that can cause crashes. The worldwide recall covers Escapes from t...

Ford: Don't Drive Our SUVs Until We Fix Them

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 09.18.2012 | Money

DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. is telling owners of one version of the brand-new Ford Escape not to drive the SUVs until dealers can fix fuel lines th...

Ford Recalling More Than 10,000 Vehicles

AP | Posted 07.15.2012 | Business

DETROIT -- Ford Motor Co. is recalling more than 10,000 redesigned 2013 Escape SUVs to fix carpet padding that could get in the way of braking. Ford ...

Ford Recalls Nearly Half A Million Minivans, SUVs

AP | Posted 01.12.2012 | Business

DEARBORN, Mich. -- Ford Motor Co. said Wednesday that it's recalling nearly half a million minivans and SUVs because of a pair of mechanical issues. ...

Escaping The Mold, Ford SUV Gets New Look | Posted 11.16.2011 | Detroit

We Americans have a long history of clamoring for the forbidden fruit that automakers offer in Europe. Such has been the case with the Ford Kuga cross...

Ford Workers Support United Auto Workers Contract

AP | By TOM KRISHER and DEE-ANN DURBIN | Posted 12.17.2011 | Business

DETROIT -- Workers at some of Ford Motor Co.'s largest local unions have approved a new labor contract with the company, making it likely that the fou...

Ford Planning To Hire 7,000 U.S. Workers

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. says it will add more than 7,000 workers in the U.S. over the next two years, including 750 engineers with expertise in...

NHTSA: Ford's Chinese Tire Troubles; Kerkorian Selling Ford; Unsafe Knock-Offs; Americans Driving Less

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

There's good news, bad news and -- finally -- some smart, encouraging news by and for American drivers.


Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steve Parker

Today's Detroit News newspaper reports that, because big investment banks such as Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase own huge amounts of GM and Ford cor...

The Detroit Three --- Making Any Relevant Cars or Trucks?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

That the Detroit Three have to build cars and trucks which make sense now and in the future, and which Americans want to buy.