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Ford Chief Outlines Investment Shift Away From Passenger Cars - New York Times

Car buyers want sport utility vehicles and trucks today. Automakers are feeling pressure to make the electric and self-driving vehicles that may define tomorrow. Ford Motor is betting billions of dollars that it can excel in meeting both of those ...and more »

Ford CEO Hackett: Digital transformation means making the business fit first - ZDNet

Ford outlined its digital transformation plan, which revolves around smart connected vehicles, speeding up its product development and becoming more fit as a company on costs. The interplay between Ford's quest for fitness and digital transformation is ...and more »

Data Sheet—Ford CEO's Good Old-Fashioned Strategic Plan - Fortune

New Ford CEO Jim Hackett unveiled his first detailed plan for the future of the vehicle maker Tuesday. He talked less about design thinking, the subject of my recent profile about him, and more about new priorities, including electric and autonomous ...and more »

Ford Creates Team Edison To Get Into The Electric Car Game - CleanTechnica

Has one man ever disrupted so many industries in so short a time as Elon Musk has done? Last week, Daimler — parent company of Mercedes — announced it was investing a billion dollars to retool its factories in America so they can build electric cars ...and more »

Ford to invest in trucks and electric cars as it looks to cut $14 billion in costs - VentureBeat

Above: Ford EcoSport symbol, covered in rain drops during test drive, June 12, 2017, Belarus, Minsk region. Image Credit: Shutterstock. VB Recommendations. Google's Waze goes hands-free with new voice command and gets motorcycle mode for tailored ...and more »

Ford's Plan For More Smart Vehicles And Services Won't Work If It Doesn't Fix Its Business Today - Forbes

Ford Motor CEO Jim Hackett at Ford's City of Tomorrow Symposium in San Francisco. (Photo by Kelly Sullivan/Getty Images for Ford Motor Company). Ford Motor's Chief Executive Jim Hackett insists the 114-year-old car company has a bright future, despite ...and more »

Ford CEO Jim Hackett's 6-Point Plan to Turn Around the Automaker - Fortune

Ford's new CEO Jim Hackett wants the automaker to be “fitter.” To Hackett, and the rest of the Ford's senior leadership, that means slashing costs by $14 billion by investing less in manufacturing cars and putting more money into electric vehicles ...and more »

Ford will put more money into electric, connected trucks and SUVs - The Verge

Keeping up with the industry's fast push to electrify vehicles and produce more trucks and SUVs, Ford Motor Company's new CEO Jim Hackett said Tuesday the automaker would boost development funds for new electric vehicles, while cutting money spent on ...and more »

Ford to Slash $14 Billion in Costs, Cut Car Models Under New CEO - IndustryWeek

Hackett: “The mandate here is that Ford must compete. Companies never choose to die and yet many, by not evolving, are enabling that kind of fate.” Bloomberg | Oct 04, 2017. Ford Motor Co. will cut $14 billion in costs and drop some car models from its ...and more »

Ford's new CEO has a plan to reinvent the company — but it may not be enough to please Wall Street - Yahoo Finance

On Tuesday at an investor conference in New York, Ford's new CEO, Jim Hackett, delivered what he called a "100 Day Deep Dive" into what he's learned about the destiny of the 114-year-old company since he took over from Mark Fields in May. Ford is now a ...and more »