Ford Motor Company today announced key leadership changes as it accelerates progress on the global redesign of its business, product resurgence, and vision to become the world’s most trusted company designing smart vehicles for a smart world.
Inspired by her great-great grandfather Henry Ford’s belief in the power of learning to make everyone’s lives better and by her own passion for new thinking and innovations that can improve people’s experiences across the company, Elena Ford is championing a new initiative launching today to address literacy shortfalls and advance student success in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM).
Self-driving cars are a hot topic today, but if you had to choose would you rather your children ride in an autonomous vehicle or drive with a stranger? You may be surprised to learn that 67 percent of adults would opt for the self-driving car.
In response to China’s announcement that it will reduce tariffs on U.S. produced vehicles to 15 percent, Ford Motor Company released the following statement, attributable to Joe Hinrichs, executive vice president and president of Global Operations.
Ford Motor Company today announced the retirements of three long-serving global executives – Kenneth R. Kent, vice president and treasurer; Joe Bakaj, vice president, Product Development, Ford of Europe; and Bill Russo, vice president, Manufacturing, Ford of Asia Pacific – effective at the end of the year.
As part of Ford Motor Company’s global transformation, the Company today announced it is reorganizing its Asia Pacific operations to accelerate a return to profitable growth and announced the hiring of a new president and CEO for Ford China.