Stories tagged: "Ford"


Mark Reuss, General Motors president speaks at the Detroit- Hamtramck assembly plant in 2020. (Photo by JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP via Getty Images)
Automakers Target Average Households With New Crop of EVs

America's automakers are zeroing in at the heart of the U.S. auto market: The compact SUV

The Egyptian-style Dodge mausoleum in Detroit's Woodlawn Cemetery is the resting place of Dodge co-founders and brothers John Francis Dodge and Horace Elgin Dodge.
12 Notable People You Might Not Know Are Buried in Michigan

Michigan is the final resting place for many important figures, a group that stretches from the civil rights movement to the auto industry.  

Jim Farley, Ford Motor Company's chief executive officer, stands next to the company's new Ford F-150 Lightning, Wednesday, May 19, 2021, in Dearborn, Mich. On the outside, the electric version of Ford's F-150 pickup looks about the same as the wildly popular gas-powered truck. The new truck called the F-150 Lightning can go up to 300 miles per charge, with a starting price of just under $40,000.
Ford’s F-150 Lightning Is a Watershed Moment for the Industry, Says CEO

The president test-drove an F-150 Lightning, and in a Q&A with reporters, Ford CEO Jim Farley said it’s future is even more ambitious.

President Joe Biden stops to talk to the media as he drives a Ford F-150 Lightning truck at Ford Dearborn Development Center, Tuesday, May 18, 2021, in Dearborn, Mich..
What Does Michigan Need to Become the Electric Vehicle Capital of the World?

Having a car guy in the White House is exciting to car designer-turned-state Sen. Mallory McMorrow, who knows what it'll take to base the electric vehicle revolution in Michigan.

Mark Reuss, General Motors president speaks at the Detroit- Hamtramck assembly plant in 2020. (Photo by JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP via Getty Images)
Big Three Commit to Electrifying Auto Industry Under Biden

The commitments from General Motors, Ford and Fiat-Chrysler to pivot toward electric gives Michigan drivers hope for a greener future.

These Michigan Companies Don’t Just Want to Tweet About Racism — They Want to Combat It Head-On

But the companies choosing to stay silent, including some of the state's top employers of Black Michiganders, might surprise you.

President Donald J. Trump arrives at Joint Base Andrews Air Force Base Saturday, January 19, 2019, in Maryland, en route Dover, Delaware.  (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)
What Trump Is Going To Do When He Visits Michigan On Thursday

President Trump is expected to praise Ford and GE’s efforts to produce ventilators in his Thursday visit to Ypsilanti.