Ford Motor Company (F) - NYSE
  • Jan. 12, 2015, 3:36 AM
    • Ford (NYSE:F) will debut a super car today called the Phoenix at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
    • As the successor to the GT that the company built between 2005-2006, the Phoenix will be the centerpiece of the company’s new racing and performance division.
    | Jan. 12, 2015, 3:36 AM | 10 Comments
  • Jan. 9, 2015, 3:31 PM
    • Ford (F -1.3%) says it grew market share in Europe (20 markets) by 20 bps to 8.0% in 2014.
    • Vehicle sales were up 7.3% to 1.16M units for the year.
    • Commercial vehicle sales rose 21% to 771K.
    | Jan. 9, 2015, 3:31 PM | 7 Comments
  • Jan. 8, 2015, 8:38 AM
    • Ford Motor (NYSE:F) declares $0.15/share quarterly dividend, 20.0% increase from prior dividend of $0.125.
    • Forward yield 3.99%
    • Payable March 2; for shareholders of record Jan 30; ex-div Jan 28.
    | Jan. 8, 2015, 8:38 AM | 46 Comments
  • Jan. 8, 2015, 7:52 AM
    • Ford (NYSE:F) reports sales in China rose 19% to 1.114M vehicles in 2014.
    • The automaker sold 107K vehicles in the region during December to mark a return to double-digit growth after October and November were slow.
    • JV partner Changan Ford saw passenger car sales rise 18% during the year, while sales of commercial vehicles from Jiangling Motors were up 20%.
    | Jan. 8, 2015, 7:52 AM | 25 Comments
  • Jan. 7, 2015, 8:02 PM
    • Sales of electric vehicles in the U.S. rose 23%  to 119.7K in 2014, according to a summary from InsideEVs.com.
    • December was the peak month of the year with EV sales of 12,784 units.
    • 2014 EV sales by model (estimated): Nissan Leaf 30.2K, Chevrolet Volt 18.8K, Tesla Model S 17.3K, Toyota Prius 13.2K, Ford Fusion Energi 11.55K, Ford C-Max Energi 8.4K, BMW i3 6.09K, Smart ED 2.59K, Ford Focus Electric 1.96K, Fiat 500e 1.79K, Cadillac ELR 1.31K, Toyota RAV4 1.18K.
    • Plug-in entries from Porsche, Honda, Kia, Volkswagen, and Mitsubishi all recorded sales of less than a thousand for the year.
    • Related stocks: OTCPK:NSANY, GM, TSLA, TM, F, OTCPK:BAMXY, OTCPK:DDAIF, FCAU, OTC:HYMLF, OTCQX:VLKAY.
    | Jan. 7, 2015, 8:02 PM | 50 Comments
  • Jan. 7, 2015, 1:03 PM
    • Ford (F +3%) names Mark LaNeve as its new top exec for sales and marketing in the U.S. to replace the retiring John Felice.
    • LaNeve used to be the head of sales at cross-town rival GM.
    • Ford CEO Mark Fields has been active in setting his own management team in place over the last 6 months.
    | Jan. 7, 2015, 1:03 PM | 26 Comments
  • Jan. 6, 2015, 8:20 AM
    • The spinoff of Ferrari could give Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (NYSE:FCAU) enough breathing room to seek a merger partner, according to auto industry analysts.
    • The rising cost of developing clean cars in Europe and the U.S. sets the stage for automakers to join forces through mergers and extended partnerships.
    • "Eventually it must happen," notes FCA chief Sergio Marchionne on the topic of mega-mergers.
    • No company is too big to be ruled out of the merger discussions due to the benefits of scaling investment costs and matching strengths/weaknesses in Europe, Latin America, China, and the U.S, note insiders.
    • Automakers: GM, F, TM, FCAU, HMC, OTCPK:NSANY, TSLA, OTCQX:VLKAY, OTCPK:DDAIF, OTC:HYMLF, OTCPK:BAMXY, OTCPK:FUJHY, OTCPK:MMTOF, OTCPK:PEUGF, OTC:RNSDF, TTM, KNDI. OTCPK:SZKMY, OTCPK:MZDAY.
    | Jan. 6, 2015, 8:20 AM | 38 Comments
  • Jan. 6, 2015, 2:03 AM
    • Hoping to spur wider use of hydrogen to power vehicles, Toyota (NYSE:TM) says it will share its 5,700 patents related to hydrogen fuel-cells with other carmakers without charging a royalty fee.
    • The move rivals Elon Musk's decision last June to freely license Tesla’s electric-car patents to other automakers to help advance the development of electric-powered vehicles.
    • Toyota is aiming to produce a small number of $57,500 hydrogen-fueled Mirai vehicles this year which will be available globally.
    • Other automakers engaged in fuel-cell development programs: HMC, GM, OTCPK:NSANY, F, OTCPK:DDAIF
    | Jan. 6, 2015, 2:03 AM | 16 Comments
  • Jan. 5, 2015, 12:34 PM
    • The average transaction price paid for a vehicles in the U.S. during December rose 1.9% Y/Y and 1.1% M/M to $33,168, according to an estimate from TrueCar.
    • ATP changes (Y/Y): Hyundai (OTC:HYMLF) +9.4%, Subaru (OTCPK:FUJHY) +4.3%, Volkswagen (OTCQX:VLKAY) +3.7%, Nissan (OTCPK:NSANY) +2.7%, General Motors (NYSE:GM) +2.4%, Ford (NYSE:F) +2.2%, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (NYSE:FCAU) +1.9%, Kia +1.7%, Honda (NYSE:HMC) +1.2%, Toyota (NYSE:TM) -1.3%.
    • Incentive spending as a percentage of ATP was up 8.7% in December vs. +8.8% in November and +8.4% a year ago. The Big Three Detroit automakers were on the higher end, while Subaru and Toyota were the tightest of the bunch.
    • Previous on U.S. auto sales: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Ford, General Motors, Toyota
    | Jan. 5, 2015, 12:34 PM | 16 Comments
  • Jan. 5, 2015, 9:45 AM
    • Ford (F -3.2%) reports truck sales rose 4.0% in December, while volume for both cars and utilities fell off.
    • Sales growth by brand: Ford +0.4% to 210.981; Lincoln +21.4% to 9,690.
    • Sales growth by model: Ford Focus -4.4% to 14,883; Ford Fusion -5.1% to 23,166; Ford Mustang +66.1% to 9,511; Ford F-Series -0.3% to 74,355; Ford Explorer +6.2% to 16,632; Lincoln Navigator +90.2% to 1,792, Lincoln MKC (new) 2,310.
    • Ford ended the year as the best-selling brand in the U.S. for the 5th consecutive year.
    • Previously: Ford December U.S. sales
    | Jan. 5, 2015, 9:45 AM | 33 Comments
  • Jan. 5, 2015, 9:35 AM
    • Ford (NYSE:F) unit sales +1.3% to 220,671 vs. +2.8% consensus estimate.
    • Preparations for the 2015 F-150 launch were a factor in the automaker's production run during the month.
    • Shares of Ford are down 2.5% with an early downgrade from Citigroup to Neutral also setting the tone.
    | Jan. 5, 2015, 9:35 AM | 6 Comments
  • Jan. 1, 2015, 3:41 AM
    • More than 60M vehicles were recalled in the U.S. in 2014, totaling an average of about two announcements a day and affecting the equivalent of one in five vehicles on the road.
    • GM's (NYSE:GM) defective ignition switch, Honda's (NYSE:HMC) Takata (OTCPK:TKTDY) air bag crisis and Fiat Chrysler's (NYSE:FCAU) flammable gas tanks led the group, doubling the previous U.S. annual recall record set in 2004.
    | Jan. 1, 2015, 3:41 AM | 16 Comments
  • Dec. 31, 2014, 2:54 PM
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  • Dec. 31, 2014, 9:04 AM
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  • Dec. 23, 2014, 2:03 PM
    • U.S. sales for Ford (NYSE:F) in December are expected to increase 3.9% to 225K, according to Kelley Blue Book.
    • Ford December market share -90 bps to 15.1%.
    • Demand is viewed as muted ahead of the 2015 F-150 launch.
    • Full KBB forecast
    | Dec. 23, 2014, 2:03 PM | 13 Comments
  • Dec. 22, 2014, 10:49 AM
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Company Description
Ford Motor Co. is engaged in the manufacturing and distribution of automobiles. It operates through two business sectors: Automotive and Financial Services. The Automotive sector operates through four business segments: North America, South America, Europe and Asia Pacific Africa. The North... More
Industry: Auto Manufacturers - Major
Country: United States