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July 14, 2015 GM and the UAW kicked off contract talks Monday; Chrysler and Ford will do the same this month. Negotiations are never easy, but since industry bailouts in 2009, there's a stronger push to cooperate.
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The new F-150's aluminum body cuts about 700 pounds off the truck's weight.
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January 12, 2015 Also notable was the unveiling of General Motors' all-electric Chevrolet Bolt concept car, which seems a clear rival to the Tesla.
A 2015 F-150 rolls off the assembly line at the Dearborn Truck Plant in Dearborn, Mich. The aluminum-sided F-150 could set a new industry standard — or cost the company its pickup truck crown.
November 15, 2014 Ford is about to sell an aluminum-sided version of its F-150 pickup, setting the industry atwitter with expectation. Some hope that after 40 years on top, the truck will finally fall on its tailgate.
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2010 Ford Explorers move through final assembly at the Louisville, Ky., plant. The Explorer is one of several vehicles subject to Thursday's recall.
May 29, 2014 The recalls include 1.1 million SUVs with power steering defects, 200,000 Taurus sedans with a corrosion issue and 82,500 vehicles with floor mats that might interfere with the accelerator.
William Clay Ford, seen here in 1995 on a 1903 Ford Model A, has died at age 88. He posed for a photo with Edsel Ford II (left) and his son, William Clay Ford Jr.
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March 9, 2014 William Clay Ford, a descendant of auto industry pioneer Henry Ford and owner of the Detroit Lions, has died at age 88. He bought the NFL team in 1963.
Ford says it sold the most F-series trucks since 2006. Here, a 2014 F-150 goes through quality control on the assembly line at Ford's Dearborn Truck Plant.
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January 3, 2014 Ford and GM are calling 2013 the best year for U.S. auto sales in at least five years, as they report double-digit annual gains. Chrysler reported an increase of 9 percent, its strongest year since 2007.
The new 2015 Ford Mustang was unveiled Thursday. The car's new design includes features that are geared toward global markets.
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December 5, 2013 The option of a smaller engine size and the car's sleeker design are two features analysts say are geared toward helping the Mustang appeal to buyers overseas.
A Ford Focus ST was on display at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January.
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April 9, 2013 The Focus is the best-selling "nameplate" worldwide, followed by the Toyota Corolla, new data show.
Ford Escapes sit at a Ford dealership in east Denver.
July 26, 2012 Ford says the vehicles' cruise control cables can cause the gas pedal to stick.
April 26, 2011 Ford's first quarter profit results are in - and CNN reports they're the best since 1998. The automaker earned $2.6 billion dollars from January through the end of March.
This photo provided by the Ford Motor Co. shows the 2011 Ford F-150 truck.
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April 14, 2011 Ford is widening an earlier recall of its F-150 pickup trucks to about 1.2 million vehicles.
January 28, 2011 The company, which declined federal bailout funds, has now been in the black two straight years. And it will give hourly workers profit-sharing checks averaging $5,000 each.
The Ford Motor Company logo is seen during the first press preview day at the 2011 North American International Auto Show, today (Jan. 10, 2011) in Detroit.
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January 10, 2011 The automaker will add 4,000 blue-collar jobs this year and another 2,500 in 2012. An additional 750 salaried jobs will be filled this year.
February 26, 2008 If your company offered you $140,000 to quit, would you?
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