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Bay Area Governments Make Big Electric-Vehicle Buy

The vehicles will save more than $500,000 in fuel costs and about 2 million pounds of carbon dioxide emissions over five years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/08/2014

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Ford Recalling 100,610 Vehicles For Safety Issues

The company announced the six separate recalls Tuesday.

07/08/2014

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

New Ford CEO Gets $5.25M Pay Package, Plus Options

New Ford CEO Mark Fields will get a pay package worth more than $5.25 million this year as he takes over for the retiring Alan Mulally.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/04/2014

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Detroit Tigers On Hand As Balduck Park Reopens With Help From Ford, UAW

Detroit Tigers Torii Hunter, Austin Jackson, Rajai Davis and Tigers great Willie Horton were on hand for Saturday’s opening ceremonies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2014

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Auto Industry Gets Serious About Lighter Materials

What sounds like a science experiment could be your next car.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2014

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Ford Looking To Make Car Parts From Tomatoes

In an effort to find lighter renewable materials, Ford announced a partnership on Tuesday with Heinz to research the use of tomato fibers to make car parts.

06/13/2014

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Ford Downgrades Fuel Economy Of Six Vehicles

Fuel economy rankings cut 1-7 mpg for hybrid Fusion, MKZ and C-Max, as well as most trims of 2014 Fiesta.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/12/2014

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UAW-Ford Funds Restoration Of Detroit Ballpark

Improvements to the neighborhood ballpark include the installation of bleachers, an updated scoreboard, landscaping and new restrooms.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/11/2014

A couple looks at a painting at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) on September 3, 2013. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Automakers Pledge $26M To Help Save Detroit’s Art Treasures

Of the $26 million, $10 million will come from Ford Motor Co., $6 million from Chrysler Group LLC, $5 million from General Motors Co. and $5 million from the General Motors Foundation.

CBS 62–06/09/2014

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May Car Sales Return To Pre-Recession Levels

Good weather and a strong Memorial Day weekend helped car buyers ignore reports of recalls, pushing car and truck sales up more than ten percent in May.

06/04/2014

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