Alan Mulally

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Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne: his ‘rock star’ status will make it difficult for FCA to find a successor for the long-time CEO. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Who should sit in the driving seat of the world’s carmakers? The question of who will lead their businesses into the future is coming to a head for se(...)

Bill Ford, executive chairman of Ford Motor Co: “I know whatever I predict will be wrong because this world is changing so quickly.” Photograph: Justin Sullivan/ Getty Images

“History is more or less bunk. It is tradition. We don’t want tradition. We want to live in the present, and the only history that is worth a tinker’s(...)

Google has named former Ford Motor chief executive Alan Mulally to its board, gaining auto expertise in its quest to develop self-driving cars.

Google has named former Ford Motor chief executive Alan Mulally to its board, gaining auto expertise in its quest to develop self-driving cars. Mulal(...)

Beijing traffic: car sales are one area where the Chinese economy remains in double-digit growth. Passenger-vehicle sales rose 13 per cent in May as foreign carmakers continued to build up share from local brands. Photograph: Keith Bedford/Bloomberg

Ford opened 88 new Ford dealerships in a single day last week – 88 is a very auspicious number in China, and the total number of Chinese Ford dealer p(...)

Alan Mulally, Ford’s outgoing chief executive officer (right) greets Mark Fields, chief operating officer and his upcoming successor.

In spite of the seriousness of the announcement, there was levity as Ford’s Big Three - CEO Alan Mulally, Chairman Bill Ford Jnr and Head of North &am(...)

Mark Fields, chief operating officer  at  Ford Motors. It has been reported that  Ford  will  soon name  Mr Fields as successor to chief executive Alan Mulally.  Photograph: Steve Marcus/Reuters

Ford Motors has posted a lower-than-expected first-quarter profit as the US car maker saw $400 million in higher warranty costs in North Ameri(...)

Ford  reported a wider-than-expected loss of $126 million for South America, compared with a year-earlier profit. Its $571 million loss in Europe, though smaller than the previous year, was still wider than analysts had expected. Photograph: Bloomberg

Ford has reported higher-than-expected quarterly results as earnings in its core North American market fell less steeply than Wall Street expected, bu(...)

Lyle Watters: “I did my driving test 16 days after my 17th birthday. But it was just a mode of transport. I liked cars but I never envisaged I would have a career in this industry.” Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker

New car sales may be on the rise after five forlorn years of pain on the forecourts, but the motor industry still needs to face up to a simple truth: (...)

Alan Mulally, chief executive officer of Ford, said he believed there would always be a market for cars. Photograph: Andrew Harrer

Ford Motor, which pioneered the affordable mass-produced motor car, is looking to play a bigger role in building public transport vehicles or integr(...)

Tight integration of hardware and software has become the norm following Microsoft’s purchase of Nokia.

This was the year the technology industry faced a pivotal moment in its evolution, all thanks to a certain NSA contractor based in Hawaii who decided (...)

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