Bill Ford Sells One Million Shares Of Ford Stock, Obviously Needs The…

Remember when Bill Ford Jr. played the hero as Ford CEO, declining a salary in favor of stock while the company was in the middle of its never-ending recovery? Well it seems Billy Jr. decided to cash in some of his chips the other day, to the tune of one million shares of good old "F." At a sale price between $5 and… » 9/23/08 11:20am 9/23/08 11:20am

Leaked Fields E-Mail: Ford To Reduce Salaried Costs by 15%, Two-Ply…

We've spent the morning checking out the leaked e-mail from Mark "Mullet" Fields to white-collar staff at Ford calling for another 15% reduction in costs associated with salaried work force. Yes, you heard that right — "costs associated with salaried work force." That doesn't mean a 15% cut in the salaried work force,… » 6/06/08 10:40am 6/06/08 10:40am

Tracinda To Expand Stake In Ford, Buy 20 Million More Shares

Kirk Kerkorian's Tracinda Corp is planning to add 20 million shares to its current pile of 100 million Ford Motor Company shares and is willing to pay $8.50 per share to do it. Trancinda made the announcement this morning to which Ford has responded with a "thanks for the vote of confidence" style statement. Seems… » 4/28/08 10:00am 4/28/08 10:00am

Ford Sales Up For First Time in 12 Months, Mission Accomplished!

It's taken 12 months of steady declines (strategic withdrawals) before Mark Fields could claim a victory in sales, by selling 182,951 cars in November. That's a whopping 0.4% increase over November 2006. Most surprisingly, the refreshed and SYNC-ed Ford Focus realized growth of 18% compared with last year. Sales of… » 12/03/07 1:00pm 12/03/07 1:00pm

At Last! Hawaii Five-O Complete First Season on DVD

Fans of black Ford sedans, unisex hair styles, scenic Pacific vistas, and cheesy dialog, will be ecstatic to hear that the entire 1968 first season of television's finest Hawaiian cop drama is at long last available on DVD. While this news was first reported months ago, getting the discs onto the shelves was evidently… » 3/09/07 1:30pm 3/09/07 1:30pm