Ford Gives China's Geely "Preferred Bidder" Status For Volvo

Chinese automaker Geely is Ford's preferred bidder to purchase Volvo. Ford CFO Lewis Booth, as you'll see below, is particularly excited about the prospects and not at all worried about the possibility for General Tso-flavored Swedish meatballs. » 10/28/09 9:15am 10/28/09 9:15am

Lewis Booth To Take Financial Reins At Ford Beginning November 1st

Looks like current Ford CFO Don "Cream-filled French pastry" LeClair will step aside November 1st. Taking the spreadsheet and ledger helm, along with Executive Vice President, for Ford will be none other than Lewis Booth, the current head of Ford Europe. I've known Booth for a number of years (his daughter and I… » 10/10/08 12:06pm 10/10/08 12:06pm

Aston Martin Sold To Kuwaiti Investment Company For $925 Million

We're on the conference call right now where we're being told FoMoCo will be selling Aston Martin for just over $925 million to a consortium composed of ProDrive's David Richards, John Sinders, Investment Dar and Kuwaiti investment entity Adeem Investment Co. But even after the sale, which is expected to close in… » 3/12/07 10:14am 3/12/07 10:14am