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Alan Mulally (L) and Mark Fields (Credit: Bryan Mitchell/Getty Images)

Fields Promoted To No. 2 Job At Ford

But, Alan Mulally is staying through at least 2014


Toby Keith at Ford Motor. (WWJ Beth Fisher)

Toby Keith Treats Ford Workers To Private Concert

Country music superstar Toby Keith performed at DTE Energy Music Theater Friday night, but earlier in the day, he performed some songs for Ford employees at Ford’s World Headquarters in Dearborn.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2012

(Ford photo)

Ford’s Debt Rating Upgraded; Blue Oval Logo Is Back

Ford needed two ratings agencies to upgrade it to investment grade to get its assets back.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2012

Ford CEO Alan Mulally (Getty Images file photo)

Gov’t Concludes Ford E-Series Van Is Safe

The federal government determined that Ford did plenty on its own – including re-designing the switches, and letting dealers know about the problem.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2012

2 Injured In Rouge Plant Accident

Two workers at Ford’s Dearborn Rouge Plant are suffering from burn injuries after a faulty expansion joint failed – shooting out hot steam.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2011

Allan Gilmour named Wayne State University president. (Credit: WSU Web)

Allan Gilmour Is Wayne State’s New President

Former Ford Motor Company vice-chairman Allan Gilmour has been inaugurated as Wayne State’s 11th president.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/15/2011

Wearing red shirts to show support of Wisconsin public workers. Governor Snyder received a cool reception during stop at Ford Plant. (Credit: WWJ Marie Osborne)

Governor Gets Cool Reception From UAW Workers At Ford

Ford unveils its transformed Michigan Assembly plant and the 2012 Ford Focus.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2011

Credit: WWJ Marie Osborne

Ford Employees In Japan Will Stay For Now

Over 100 Ford employees in Japan are not being called back home from the earthquake and tsunami ridden country.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2011

One example of a warning device sparked by cars that communicate.

Ford Accelerates Intelligent Vehicle Research

Ford Motor Co. says it is accelerating its commitment to wirelessly connected intelligent vehicles — known as vehicle-to-vehicle communications — becoming the first automaker to build prototype vehicles for demonstrations across the United States, doubling its intelligent vehicle investment in 2011 and dedicating even more scientists to developing this technology.


Ford Using CT Scanner To Detect Tiny Part Flaws

What looks like a harmless speck of sand to one person can be a big nuisance for a new car owner. That is why engineers at Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) are working with the same computed tomography scanners that police and hospitals use to improve vehicle quality.

Much like crime solvers on television, Ford has its own team of “forensic” investigators employing cutting-edge scientific methods to improve the quality of parts such as gears, latches, welds, nuts, bolts, fasteners and sensors before they are assembled into a finished car.