ARTICLES RELATING TO FORD

Ford forces Jack Parow to halt show at gala event

2015-02-11 10:05

Jack Parow has been asked to cut his show short at the annual dealership gathering for Ford, as they weren't happy with his swearing.

Strong sales cap solid year for US automakers

2015-01-05 19:30

US automakers have reported strong domestic sales, capping solid annual growth for General Motors and the newly renamed Chrysler, but a flat year for Ford.

Ford, IBM apartheid lawsuit dismissed

2014-08-29 12:30

A US judge has dismissed a lawsuit accusing Ford and IBM of encouraging human rights abuses in apartheid-era South Africa.

Strike slams brakes on another auto giant

2014-07-14 16:56

Toyota has joined Ford and General Motors to suspend production at one of its plants as a manufacturing workers' strike hits suppliers of car components.

Numsa strike forces Ford to halt production

2014-07-14 09:43

Ford has joined General Motors to temporarily suspend production at one of its plants over the two-week strike by the National Union of Metalworkers of SA.

Ford, IBM face renewed apartheid-era suit

2014-04-18 07:59

Ford Motor and IBM will again have to face a US lawsuit claiming they encouraged race-based human rights abuses in apartheid-era South Africa.

Australia's last car maker calls it quits

2014-02-10 10:24

Toyota says it will stop making cars in Australia in 2017, as the car maker presses on with a R1bn investment at its Prospecton plant in Durban.

Ford buys start-up Livio to ensure safe driving

2013-09-27 08:24

Ford Motor has said that it acquired the start-up company Livio in a bid to accelerate its efforts to help drivers safely access content on their smartphone.

Numsa meets to discuss vehicle strike

2013-09-04 19:02

Numsa leaders have held a special national executive committee meeting to discuss the ongoing strike in the vehicle sector.

Car makers raise offer for strikers

2013-08-24 20:38

South African motor industry bosses have doubled a wage offer to striking workers, raising hopes of a breakthrough in a crippling freeze at major car makers.

 

Ford goes Silicon Valley with new research centre

2015-01-23 12:39

Ford has opened a new research centre in Silicon Valley, stepping up the company's efforts on connected vehicles, autonomous driving and ways to use big data.

Ford hits brakes on SA prospects over strikes

2014-11-14 06:00

Ford is hesitant about investing further in its South African operation because of repeated production stoppages caused by strikes, says boss Jeff Nemeth.

Ford ex-boss Allan Mulally joins Google

2014-07-16 10:25

Google has announced that former Ford Motor Group Company chief, Allan Mulally has joined its board of directors.

BMW, VW still going as strike hits GM, Ford

2014-07-14 11:20

A two-week pay strike by the National Union of Metalworkers of SA is taking a toll on companies supplying components to the automobile sector.

Ford says it's committed to SA

2014-07-10 17:15

Ford has a long-term commitment to South Africa and says future products will be made known soon, playing down concerns about strikes.

Automakers tap smartphone technology

2014-03-03 16:45

Carmakers are tapping smartphone technology to spruce up low-cost city cars and try to get an edge in austerity-scarred Europe.

Fiat-Chrysler US listing to impact Italy

2014-01-06 10:54

The merger of carmakers Fiat and Chrysler will probably entail a US share listing that cements North America as the group's new centre of gravity.

Microsoft shortlists CEO contenders

2013-09-10 11:17

Microsoft investors have urged the board to consider Ford CEO Alan Mulally and Computer Sciences CEO Mike Lawrie to succeed Steve Ballmer as chief executive, sources say.

Car workers to take to the streets

2013-09-02 17:57

About 11 000 automobile workers will march in Pretoria in demand of higher wages, the National Union of Metalworkers of SA says.

SA faces strike wave as labour strife widens

2013-08-22 15:33

SA faces a strike wave across leading sectors of the economy and the labour unrest is threatening to hit the struggling gold industry.

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