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

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

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.

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Ford to close Wales engine plant in 2020: Union

Ford is making cuts in several markets to turn around loss-making operations and has also repeatedly warned the British government that it needs free trade to be maintained with the European Union after Brexit, the terms of which remain unclear.

Despite Trump tweet, Ford says it won't make hatchback in US

Citing Trump's new tariffs, Ford on August 31 said it was dropping plans to ship the Focus Active from China to America.

Ford introduces manual transmission, petrol top-end EcoSport

The new Titanium+ variant will be paired to Ford's latest three-cylinder 1.5 litre petrol engine and feature five-speed manual transmission, the company said in a statement.

Ford goes 'all in' on electric cars with $11 billion investment, to develop 40 EVs by 2022

With the announcement of a $11 billion investment to develop 40 electric vehicles by 2022, Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford declared that the automaker has gone 'all in'.

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Ford to test new self-driving vehicle technology in 2018

Ford gets ready to test out self-driving cars in 2018 by partnering with Lyft and Dominos Pizza

Automakers, seeking Silicon Valley tech in vehicle systems, land in patent wars

Top automakers are now entering patent battles, as they try to enable their vehicles with cutting-edge technology features being provided by Silicon Valley companies.

Alibaba, Ford to cooperate in search for new retail opportunities

Apart from selling Ford's range of cars on its Tmall online retail, Alibaba will work to explore cloud computing technologies.

Ford, Mahindra partner for electronic vehicles, could create cars for Indian market

Ford Motor Co and its Indian partner Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd could create their own electric car line in the country to help battle pollution from the vehicles clogging India’s roads.

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