New Documentary Chronicles Seven Decades of the Batmobile

New Documentary Chronicles Seven Decades of the Batmobile

If you are a child of a certain age and the Batmobile is brought up, there is just one thing that comes to mind. “Atomic batteries to power. Turbines to speed!” Robin advises. “We can move out,” says Batman, played by Adam West in this scenario, squeals the tires and...
Ford Family Member Named to Board of EV Startup Rivian

Ford Family Member Named to Board of EV Startup Rivian

The relationship between Ford Motor Co. and startup electric vehicle maker Rivian just got a little tighter as Alexandra Ford English was announced as the newest member of Rivian’s board of directors. She is currently the director of corporate strategy at Ford — and...
Ford Recalling More Than 250K Vehicles for Three Actions

Ford Recalling More Than 250K Vehicles for Three Actions

Ford is recalling more than 250,000 Fiestas, Fusions, Milans and MKZs as well as E-Series vans as part of three separate actions covering potentially faulty door hardware, wire harnesses and brake pedals. The automaker is recalling selected 2014-15 Ford Fiesta,...
Ford Confirms Plans for All-Electric Transit Van

Ford Confirms Plans for All-Electric Transit Van

(This story has been updated to reflect the fact Ford will do the Transit’s development entirely in-house.) Ford Motor Co. has confirmed that it will add an all-electric version of its big delivery van, the Transit, starting in the 2022 model-year. It will join...
GM, Ford Workers Getting Profit-Sharing Checks

GM, Ford Workers Getting Profit-Sharing Checks

UAW hourly workers at two of the three Detroit-area automakers now know what kind of profit-sharing checks they’ll be getting since General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co. announced their annual earnings results. GM will pay its nearly 44,000 eligible hourly United Auto...
Lincoln Ready to Send MKZ Driving Off into the Sunset

Lincoln Ready to Send MKZ Driving Off into the Sunset

Once the most popular model in the Lincoln line-up, the MKZ sedan is set to breathe its last, a victim of both declining sales and the need to change over production at parent Ford Motor Co.’s Hermosillo, Mexico assembly plant. It also hasn’t helped that Lincoln is...