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New Ford CEO Fields Versus General Motors CEO Barra: Operator Versus Bureaucrat

George Bradt | Posted 07.07.2014 | Business
George Bradt

Ford's new CEO Mark Fields and General Motors' Mary Barra both are corporate insiders who have earned their roles over time. Barra has been a function...

Good News For Ford Employees

AP | Posted 01.19.2012 | Detroit

DEARBORN, Mich. -- Ford Motor Co. is showing confidence in its turnaround and the U.S. economy by giving pay raises and bonuses to 20,000 white-collar...

LA Auto Show: Kick Some Tires on Thanksgiving

Michael Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Michael Rose

Now that the LA Auto Show is keeping its doors open on T-day it's possible to engage in another All-American ritual -- kicking tires.

Police: Ex-NFL Linebacker Beat And Choked Mother Of His Child

TMZ | 28 Minutes Ago by TMZ Staff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

TMZ has learned ... ex-NFL star Mark Fields -- who played for the Carolina Panthers -- was arrested Sunday for allegedly beating the mother of his 6-y...

Ford Fusion Hybrid: 2010 Car Of The Year

AP | JEFF KAROUB and TOM KRISHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT — Ford Motor Co.'s market momentum got a lift Monday by winning both the 2010 North American Car and Truck of the Year awards. Ford's F...

White House Still "Gathering Information" While Detroit Suppliers go Bankrupt

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Even Bush doesn't want to go down in history as the man who oversaw the destruction of GM, Ford and Chrysler (I hope), and I'd guess Obama wishes he could install his own new team now and fire Paulson.

Bailing Out Dan Quayle

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paul Jenkins

The battle over the bailout of some segments of the US auto industry has become increasingly defined in terms of class, but this hides the fact that the same type of players will benefit from both bailouts.

Auto bill clears House; Should it pass the Senate, too?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

And now, it's on to the Senate! The House today passed, 237 to 170, HR 7321, the automotive loan bailout bill, and has sent it on to the Senate. H...

Solar Cells, Turbo-Diesels Spell Future For Cars

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steve Parker

Many news reports the past two days have been about Toyota's intention to build the next-generation gas/electric hybrid Prius at a factory now under c...