Ford’s Latest Supply-Chain Snarl: Not Enough Blue Oval Badges

Ford’s Latest Supply-Chain Snarl: Not Enough Blue Oval Badges

Ford F -3.60% Motor Co. has delayed deliveries of certain vehicles because it didn’t have the blue oval badges that go on them, in another example of how supply-chain challenges have hit auto makers. The car company has run into supply constraints with the brand-name badges and the nameplates that specify the model, according to … Read more

Check out Local 4′s best dressed from the 2022 Detroit Auto Show Charity Preview

Check out Local 4′s best dressed from the 2022 Detroit Auto Show Charity Preview

NAIAS public showing now open Local 4 WDIV WDIV Local 4 at NAIAS 2022 Charity Preview DETROIT – Thousands were living it up at Huntington Place Friday night for the North American International Auto Show Charity Preview. After a three-year hiatus, the car prom takes place on the eve of the auto show’s public opening. … Read more

The 2022 Detroit Auto Show Was a Depressing Ghost Town

The 2022 Detroit Auto Show Was a Depressing Ghost Town

Ford Motor Company’s display at the 2022 North American International Auto Show.Photo: Lalita Chemello The 2022 North American International Auto Show in Detroit opened its doors to media and industry professionals this week, with public days beginning tomorrow. NAIAS was once the pinnacle of the U.S. auto show circuit, with huge, over-the-top displays and reveals … Read more

Janet Yellen’s Fantasy Economy – WSJ

Janet Yellen’s Fantasy Economy – WSJ

Treasury Secretary Janet L. Yellen speaks about the Biden Administration’s economic agenda in Dearborn, Mich., Sept. 8. Photo: Paul Sancya/Associated Press Janet Yellen is a distinguished economist, but her tenure as Treasury Secretary hasn’t enhanced her reputation. Her lack of influence with President Biden has meant she couldn’t stop bad policy (student-loan cancellation), and now … Read more

Utes, EVs star in NZ sales for August: a month of extremes – News

Utes, EVs star in NZ sales for August: a month of extremes – News

Home / News / Utes, EVs star in NZ sales for August: a month of extremes August was a month of extremes for the New Zealand new-vehicle market. The top three sellers were traditional Kiwi ute favourites Ford Ranger (934 registrations) and Toyota Hilux (897) – but followed by the pure-electric Tesla Model 3 (745). … Read more

GM Reinstates Dividend. Ford’s Yield Is Higher.

GM Reinstates Dividend. Ford’s Yield Is Higher.

Text size GM stock was rising after the auto maker said it was reinstating its dividend. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images American automotive giant General Motors is returning capital to shareholders again—and its stock rose Friday. The market reaction, however, lagged behind the boost Ford Motor (ticker: F) shares received when that company reinstated quarterly payments to … Read more

Diodati, Sendzik, Campion oppose Ford’s plan to extend ‘strong mayors’ powers to communities beyond Toronto and Ottawa

Diodati, Sendzik, Campion oppose Ford’s plan to extend ‘strong mayors’ powers to communities beyond Toronto and Ottawa

Mayors in the three largest cities in Niagara say they don’t support Premier Doug Ford’s promise to expand the powers of municipal leaders across the province in line with the new strong-mayor authority for Toronto and Ottawa. “I don’t think it’s a great idea. I don’t think mayors need any more authority. Their job is … Read more

Doug Ford goes viral for swallowing and eating buzzing bee during live TV appearance

Doug Ford goes viral for swallowing and eating buzzing bee during live TV appearance

This one has got to hurt. Ontario Premier Doug Ford had quite a painful (but free) snack this morning. While speaking to media and answering questions regarding Ontario’s health care state in Dundalk, Ontario, Dougie got a stinging mouthful. A clip from Friday’s live discussion is spreading like wildfire on social media and shows a … Read more

At Ford, Quality Is Now Problem 1

At Ford, Quality Is Now Problem 1

Josh Halliburton joined Ford Motor Co. in January to help improve its shaky quality record. Within months it was clear how big a challenge he faced. In May, the auto giant recalled some Ford Expeditions and Lincoln Navigators after reports of fires while vehicles were parked. In June, it recalled roughly 49,000 Mustang Mach-E electric … Read more