Jim Hackett

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Ford’s concept crossover. The company says it will be ‘adding to our product line-up and by 2020 we’ll have the freshest showroom in the industry’.

A demise, as Mark Twain once said, can often be greatly exaggerated. Ford has been taking the scissors to its “conventional” vehicle line-up, both in (...)

Volkswagen Group is to invest in Ford’s autonomous vehicle venture, Argo AI, in a deal that deepens the alliance between two of the world’s largest auto giants. Photograph: Bloomberg via Getty

Volkswagen Group is to invest in Ford’s autonomous vehicle venture, Argo AI, in a deal that deepens the alliance between two of the world’s largest au(...)

The move is expected to result in about $600 million (€537 million) in annual savings for the company, says chief executive Jim Hackett.

Ford plans to eliminate 7,000 jobs, or about 10 per cent of its global workforce, as part of its ongoing, $11 billion (€9.85 billion) effort to restru(...)

Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters

Ford said on Wednesday it will invest $500 million (€446 million) in US electric vehicle startup Rivian Automotive, joining Amazon in backing the pote(...)

Ford and Volkswagen have announced a “global alliance” that will see the two carmakers collaborate on a range of projects from commercial vehicles to the potential to offer new services

Ford and Volkswagen have announced a “global alliance” that will see the two carmakers collaborate on a range of projects from commercial vehicles to (...)

A  Ford  Explorer (SUV).  Cuts at Jaguar come on the same day that Ford said it would cut thousands of jobs in Europe as it tries to turn around a region that has been a drag on earnings for years. Photograph: Jeff Kowalsky/Bloomberg

Jaguar Land Rover plans to eliminate 4,500 jobs worldwide as the UK’s biggest car-maker responds to a sales slowdown caused by Brexit, flagging demand(...)

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(...)

Ford: Raj Nair had led the firm’s R&D work in driverless cars and tech innovations. Photograph: Ethan Miller/Getty

A top Ford executive has been forced out after reported misconduct in another blow to the reputation of the Detroit carmaker at a time when its share (...)

“Yeah, it’s rubbish!”: Comedian Dom Joly reunites with a Nokia 3310 on London’s Oxford Street. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

In numbers: Under the hammer 5,000 Items from the now former Central Bank building on Dame Street that were bought by antiques dealer Niall Mullen a(...)