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Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company is an automotive brand manufacturer that distributes vehicles, accessories, and parts, across the globe.

Ford Motor Company is an automotive brand manufacturer that distributes vehicles, accessories, and parts, across the globe. The company was founded by Henry Ford in 1903, in Dearborn, Michigan, United States.

The company has produced automobiles, buses, tractors, trucks, sedans, SUVs, and other vehicles for retail sale, commercial sale, rental purposes, and governments. Their initiatives include compressed natural gas, flexible fuel vehicles, electric drive vehicles, hydrogen, and power management.


With the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus), Ford has announced its plan to partner with GE Healthcare to make 50,000 ventilators by July. They look to develop these ventilators to meet clinical expertise standards.

Ford has been following recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the World Health Organization. The have provided a COVID-19 visitor questionnaire for their workforce that assesses whether a visitor or employee has returned from a concerning country,have been in care or contact with someone diagnosed with the virus, or has any symptoms related to the virus.

Ford has partnered with General Electric to accelerate the production of ventilators as they are in high demand. Some of the other ways that Ford has been providing assistance includes directing over $500,000 to help non-profit groups in Michigan to help support food delivery to senior citizens and children who don't have access to school meals. They have also offered their customers with a six month payment relief.


June 17, 2021
Ford acquires Electriphi as it prepares to woo EV fleet customers.
January 14, 2020
Ford Motor announces $82 million expansion to Hai Duong assembly facility in Vietnam.

The expanded factory would boost the U.S. automaker’s annual capacity in Vietnam to 40,000 vehicles from current volume of 14,000 units per year.

Ford became a publicly traded company
Ford was contracted by the government of the Soviet Union to set up the Gorky Automobile Plant in Russia
Ford begins production of tri-motor airplanes
Ford aquires the Lincoln Motor Company.
Edsel Ford succeeds Henry Ford as president of the company.
Ford introduces the integrated moving assembly line to auto production.
Ford opens its first overseas sales branch in Paris.
Ford Motor Company of Canada is founded.


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Ford Motor Company | Crunchbase


Ford partners with GE, 3M to build ventilators, COVID-19 protective equipment

Tomi Kilgore


March 25, 2020

Documentaries, videos and podcasts


After Owning My Ford F-150 Hybrid for Over a Year, I Changed My Mind About a Few Things

April 12, 2022


Jonathan M. Gitlin
September 27, 2021
Ars Technica
Three battery plants and a truck factory will add 11,000 new jobs to the region.
Neal E. Boudette
September 28, 2021
The automaker and a supplier will spend $11.4 billion on three battery factories and a truck plant, creating 11,000 jobs.
September 9, 2021
The company is shutting two of its plants in Chennai and Sanand. The decision was primarily driven by difficult market conditions and the huge losses incurred by the company.
Zee News
September 9, 2021
Zee News
After years of struggle and piling up of losses to the tune of billions of dollars, Ford has become the latest carmaker to exit the Indian automobile market.
July 7, 2021
Ford has selected former U.S. federal lawyer Steven Croley to become its chief policy officer and general counsel, as the company continues to ramp up its capabilities and influence around the globe in rapidly evolving areas such as connectivity, electric vehicles and digital services. Croley, 55, who joins Ford on July 12, will help the company further leverage and build on its strengths in government relations, sustainability, safety, legal and privacy. "Steve has deep leadership exper...


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