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JOHANNESBURG The South African unit of Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it would hire an additional 1,200 staff at one of its local assembly plants, an increase of over 25 percent, to add an extra shift and raise production.
JOHANNESBURG, July 17 The South African unit of Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it would hire an additional 1,200 staff at one of its local assembly plants, an increase of over 25 percent, to add an extra shift and raise production.
JOHANNESBURG, July 17 The South African unit of Ford Motor Co will hire an additional 1,200 people to staff an extra shift at one of its vehicle assembly plants, increasing production to 720 units per day, it said on Wednesday.
DETROIT, July 15 The United Auto Workers and Ford Motor Co will officially launch talks on a four-year contract on Monday that are expected to be contentious, with rising healthcare costs, job security and the use of temporary workers expected to be major sticking points.
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, NEW YORK Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen AG said they will spend billions of dollars to jointly develop electric and self-driving vehicles, deepening a global alliance to slash development and manufacturing costs while positioning VW as the initial winner. | Video
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NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) - Ford Motor boss Jim Hackett says the self-driving joint venture he struck with Volkswagen’s Herbert Diess on Friday “instantaneously makes it the biggest platform” in the industry. Autonomous vehicles can potentially reduce congestion and traffic-related fatalities, improve carmaker margins and more. The trouble is that working out how to value these outfits is a quest in itself.
DETROIT, July 12 Ford CEO Hackett says Ford, Volkswagen will share data generated by self-driving software company Argo AI Volkswagen CEO Diess says revenues from electric cars produced in cooperation with Ford to reach up to $10 bln within next 6 years Argo AI CEO Salesky says hopes to begin testing autonomous vehicles in europe next year Ford CEO says company's planned $11 bln spending on electric vehicles will not change given the ev part of the deal with vw Ford CEO says companie
FRANKFURT, July 12 Ford and Volkswagen joined forces to develop autonomous and electric cars on Friday and said they are looking at other areas of cooperation, deepening a global alliance to slash development and manufacturing costs.