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Tuesday, September 21, 2021



Ford Motors exit: Mevani lends support to workers, offers to ‘fight’ on their behalf

September 21, 2021 9:16 pm

Jignesh Mevani has become the first political leader to approach and voice support for the workers, who were informed about Ford’s decision to cease car manufacturing at the plant that was commissioned in 2015.

Ford’s abrupt exit leaves dealers jittery, their employees in lurch

September 12, 2021 5:26 am

Ford dealers are also miffed about being kept in the dark in the run-up to the announcement.

After GM, Harley, Ford Motor drives out, shuts plants

September 10, 2021 7:43 am

The American company said it had accumulated losses of over $ 2 billion in the last 10 years, and that the phased closure of its two production units in Sanand, Gujarat, and Chennai, Tamil Nadu, would affect approximately 4,000 employees.

Watch video: Self-driving taxis are now available in China's Shenzhen

July 22, 2021 4:27 pm

The southern Chinese metropolis of Shenzhen has launched a batch of self-driving taxis for the first time ever. Here is what we know.

Faltering for years, Ford is showing signs of a revival

June 10, 2021 10:45 am

Ford is trying to concentrate on making vehicles that stand out rather than the generic sedans and compacts that U.S. automakers made in the recent past and have largely discontinued.

Ford and Mahindra to scrap previously announced automotive joint venture

January 01, 2021 10:56 am

The decision follows the passing of the December 31, 2020 'longstop' or expiration date of a definitive agreement the organisations entered into in October 2019, Ford Motor Company said in a statement.

Ford India launches top-end variant of Freestyle starting at Rs 7.69 lakh

August 12, 2020 6:22 pm

The new introduction, Freestyle Flair, is available in both petrol and diesel engine options.

Tesla's market value zooms past that of GM and Ford - combined

January 09, 2020 11:21 am

Tesla Inc's stock jumped nearly 5 per cent on Wednesday, closing at a record $492.14 per share and elevating its market capitalization to almost $89 billion, or $2 billion larger than the sum of General Motors' and Ford's respective market caps of $50 billion and $37 billion.

Lee Iacocca, automaker who led both Ford and Chrysler dies at 94

July 03, 2019 10:30 am

Lee Iacocca gave America the Ford Mustang and Chrysler minivan, and was celebrated for saving Chrysler from going out of business. Many magazines portrayed him as the avatar of the American Auto Age

Ford to cut 12,000 jobs in Europe by end of 2020

June 27, 2019 5:43 pm

The challenge of investing in electric, hybrid and autonomous vehicles while having to overhaul combustion engines to meet new clean-air rules, has forced Europe's carmakers to slash fixed costs and streamline their model portfolios.