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May 09 2014
Written by Michael Wayland | Posted on M Live

 

Ford Motor Co. plans to buy back up to approximately 116 million shares of company stock worth about $1.8 billion.

The Dearborn-based automaker on Wednesday said its board of directors approved the repurchase ahead of Ford’s annual meeting Thursday in Delaware. The plan, according to officials, is expected to “help offset share dilution and help improve shareholder returns."

Filed Under: Manufacturing Economy
May 09 2014
Written by Joseph Szczesny | Posted on Daily Tribune

The comeback of the Chrysler Group has led to a dramatic growth in employment at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles North American headquarters and technical center in Auburn Hills and more is anticipated in the new five-year plan the automaker laid out this week.

Chrysler Group employment in Auburn Hills has climbed to more than 14,000 today after dropping to around 7,500 during the company’s bankruptcy five years ago.

The Auburn Hills’ numbers includes 450 summer interns, underscoring FCA chief executive Sergio Marchionne’s faith in the future.

Filed Under: Job Creation
May 08 2014
Written by Melissa Burden | Posted on The Detroit News

General Motors Co.’s full-size pickups will receive some updates for the 2015 model year, and a chief engineer said Wednesday that even more changes will follow for the trucks and full-size SUVs in future years.

GM’s Jeff Luke, executive chief engineer for pickups, said appearance enhancements and technology changes will be coming. The trucks likely will add some improvements to boost fuel economy — possibly transmissions with additional gears.

Filed Under: Research & Development
May 08 2014
Written by Nick Kurczewski | Posted on New York Daily News

You’re looking at the only 2015 Ford Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition convertible that will ever be built.

While we’d argue that burning rubber and tearing around a racetrack is a good cause, Ford Motor Company is going one better: this sole example will be raffled for charity.

Finished in a “Wimbledon White” paintjob and powered by a 420-horsepower V-8, this drop-top is based on the limited-edition 50 Year Mustang fastback, unveiled at the 2014 New York Auto Show.


 

Filed Under: Research & Development
May 08 2014
Written by Peter Valdes-Dapena | Posted on CNN Money

A plug-in hybrid minivan is among the new products coming from Chrysler in the next few years, according to presentations given by Fiat Chrysler Autos executives this week.

The presentations, which included glimpses of the company's future product plans, were part of an overview of the automaker's business strategy for the next five years.

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