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Transit van a quiet giant in Ford lineup

Transit van a quiet giant in Ford lineupThey're not fast or flashy, but Ford's Transit vans are silent pillars in the carmaker's lineup.
  • Ford
  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
Ford

Advocacy group seeks Ford Explorer recall due to fumes

Advocacy group seeks Ford Explorer recall due to fumesThe Center for Auto Safety says it found 44 complaints in a government database about fumes
  • Ford
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Autos

Trucks, SUVs keep showrooms busy for first half of '18

Trucks, SUVs keep showrooms busy for first half of 2018For the first six months of 2018, GM sales were up 4.2 percent, Fiat Chrysler sales were up 5 percent, and Ford was down 1.8 percent.
  • Autos
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Detroit

Documentary on Detroit train station premieres Sunday

History channel documentary on Detroit train station debuts Sunday"Detroit: Comeback City" documentary premieres Sunday night on History channel.
  • Detroit
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Ford

Ford's chief lobbyist to depart for SoftBank

Ford’s chief lobbyist to depart for SoftBankZiad Ojakli joined the automaker in 2004, overseeing global government affairs
  • Ford
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Autos

Elon Musk calls Ford 'morgue'; Ford fires back

Elon Musk calls Ford ‘morgue’, Ford fires backFord Motor Co. responded on Twitter after Tesla, Inc. CEO Elon Musk called the company a morgue
  • Autos
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Ford

Ford: 20,000-plus took Detroit train station tours

Ford: 20,000-plus took Detroit train station toursFord opened Michigan Central Depot to the public ahead of its planned renovation.
  • Ford
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Detroit

Train station deal sealed; Moroun family legacy still in play

Depot deal sealed; Moroun legacy still in playThe Moroun family's sale of Michigan Central Depot to Ford is a done deal, but the billionaire family's hardball tactics were on display again last week.
  • Detroit
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Detroit

Visitors don't mind long wait to tour Michigan Central Depot

Visitors don’t mind long wait to tour DepotFord Motor Company officials said 20,000 people are expected to attend though Monday, some waiting more than two hours
  • Detroit
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Daniel Howes

Podcast: Howes on big Detroit Reversal

Podcast: Howes on big Detroit ReversalFord’s purchase of the Michigan Central Depot, and plans to locate up to 5,000 in Corktown, are more evidence that the Detroit Reversal is for real.
  • Daniel Howes
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Ford

Thousands turn out to catch glimpse of Detroit train depot

Thousands turn out to see Detroit train depotThousands turn out for train depot opening day
  • Ford
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Ford

Ford trademarks Detroit train station names

Ford trademarks Detroit train station namesFord recently filed to trademark a variety of names associated with Michigan Central Depot, for possible use on everything from coloring books to autonomous travel.
  • Ford
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Detroit

6 things to look for while touring the Michigan Central Depot

6 things to see while touring Central DepotMore than 20,000 people have signed up for free tours of Michigan Central Depot  this weekend
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Detroit

Ford to demolish contaminated 'Alchemy' building in Corktown

Ford to demolish contaminated ‘Alchemy’ building in CorktownContamination will force Ford to tear down a former brass factory in Corktown. A mixed-use structure with ground-floor retail space likely will replace it.
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Detroit

Ford depot plans already drawing possible tenants

Ford depot plans already drawing possible tenantsFord's revived train station would come online at the same time as other big Detroit projects, but officials don't see them competing for business
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: Ford depot move signals 'Detroit is open for business'

Howes: Ford depot move signals ‘Detroit is open for business’If the vision advanced by Bill Ford Jr. comes anywhere close to being realized, Detroit could have its own version of Silicon Valley's Sand Hill Road.
  • Daniel Howes
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Ford

Depot's rebirth celebrated in Corktown

Depot’s rebirth celebrated in CorktownIt was a festive day at the Michigan Central Depot as Ford welcomed visitors to its future offices
  • Ford
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Ford

Ford, VW consider partnering on vehicles

Ford, VW consider partnering on vehiclesFord and Volkswagen are exploring an alliance that could include co-developing a commercial vehicle
  • Ford
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Detroit

Bill Ford Jr.: 'We came together, Ford and Detroit'

Ford Jr.: ‘We came together, Ford and Detroit’Thousands gathered to hear Ford Motor Co. Executive Chairman Bill Ford Jr. tell Detroit what he plans to do with the long-vacant building
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Ford

A celebration, not an implosion, at Michigan Central Depot

A celebration, not an implosion, at Michigan Central DepotAfter years spent hidden behind chain-link fencing, long-abandoned train station had first of what will likely be a series of coming-out parties
  • Ford
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
News

Michigan Central Depot -- Then and now

Michigan Central Depot — Then and nowMichigan Central Depot -- Then and now
  • News
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Ford

Bill Ford Jr. announces depot plans

Bill Ford Jr. announces depot plansThe chairman of Ford Motor Co.makes it official, discussing the automaker's plans for redeveloping the old Michigan Central Depot in Corktown.
  • Ford
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Ford

Ford shares its excitement over train station future

Ford shares its excitement over train station futureFord shares its excitement over train station future
  • Ford
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
News

5,000-plus expected at Ford train station event Tuesday

5,000-plus expected at Ford train station event TuesdayDetroit rapper Big Sean is expected to perform at event unveiling Ford's plans for Michigan Central Depot
  • News
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Detroit

Tour the old Detroit train station this weekend

Tour the old Detroit train station this weekendFree public tours of Michigan Central Depot run from 1-6 p.m. Friday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Detroit

Train station's poor condition could help with tax breaks

Train station’s poor condition could help with tax breaksBlighted state of Michigan Central Depot could help Ford win tax incentives to revive historic Corktown properties
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Detroit

Project C: Inside Ford's deal to save old train station

Project C: Inside deal to save Michigan Central DepotThe inside story of Ford Motor Co.'s effort to save the Michigan Central Depot, convert it into a mobility campus in Corktown
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
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