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WWJ broadcasts live from the Mackinac Policy Conference at The Grand Hotel. (Credit: Rob Davidek/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Students, Robots, Bill Ford & More Join The Usual Suspects For 2015 Mackinac Policy Conference

The 2015 conference will focus on three areas: talent, urban revitalization and cohesion.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2015

NAIAS chairman Scott Lariche and Rod Alberts on their way to officially open the NAIAS. Paul Pytlowany was there to capture it all. (credit: Ken Bryant/CBS 62)

‘Michigan Matters’ Exclusive: Ford, Barra, Snyder, Gilbert, Fields Headline Fast-paced Auto Show

A virtual who’s who among Metro Detroit’s power brokers join host Carol Cain and the rest of the “Michigan Matters” crew as they crisscross Cobo Center this week at the North American International Auto Show.

01/16/2015

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Bill Ford Revels In Auto Show’s First Day (VIDEO)

It was a whirlwind first day at the North American International Auto Show for Ford executive chairman Bill Ford Jr.

CBS Detroit–01/12/2015

Bill Ford, Mayor Dave Bing and others during ribbon cutting on new community center. (WWJ/Jon Hewett)

Ford Motor Opens The Doors To New Community Center In Detroit

Ford Motor Company Chairman Bill Ford had the honors at a ribbon-cutting ceremony, opening up a new multi-service community center in the old Mercado Building in Detroit’s Mexicantown district.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/07/2013

Executive Chairman of Ford Motor Company Bill Ford (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images, File)

Ford On Mackinac: Michigan Can Be Silicon Valley Of High Tech Auto Future

The great-grandson of Henry Ford told the Mackinac Policy Conference Thursday morning that America has a newfound respect for manufacturing, a field that can and should be green.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2012

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - APRIL 15: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (C), NFL owners Jerry Richardson of the Carolina Panthers and Robert Kraft of the Patriots leave court ordered mediation at the U.S. Courthouse on April 15, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Mediation was order after a hearing on an antitrust lawsuit filed by NFL players against the NFL owners after labor talks between the two broke down last month. (Photo by Hannah Foslien /Getty Images)

Goodell Leans On Fords For Their Labor Experience

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell isn’t above seeking a little advice as the lockout approaches its 10th week with no end in sight.

97.1 The Ticket–05/20/2011

Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero And Michigan Matters Host Carol Cain

Bernero To Snyder: ‘Where Is The Jobs Plan?’

On WWJ-TV’s ‘Michigan Matters’, Lansing Mayor Virg Benero slammed the leader’s plans to improve the troubled state saying he has yet to see any sign of jobs being created from the fray.

CBS 62–04/29/2011

Bill Ford: “We’re Becoming Relevant Again”

After a couple of very difficult years in the auto industry, the “dark clouds” are lifting, and, says Ford executive chairman Bill Ford, technology and innovation will lead the way. “We’re becoming relevant again to […]

08/20/2010

Dream Cruise Weekend

It’s the most fun you’ll ever have in a traffic jam. While the Woodward Dream Cruise doesn’t officially start until Saturday, automotive enthusiasts, along with some annoyed neighbors, know that the classic cars lovers are […]

08/20/2010

Ford To Pay Bill Ford Again

After a five-year wage freeze, Ford Motor Co. Executive Chairman Bill Ford Jr. is getting paid again. It’s another sign that the automaker founded by his great-grandfather Henry Ford is healthy enough to award its […]

08/06/2010