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  • DETROIT, Jan 15- Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Co said on Tuesday they will join forces on commercial vans and pickups and are exploring joint development of electric and self-driving technology, actions meant to save the automakers billions of dollars. Ford and VW announced their partnership against the backdrop of the Detroit auto show.

  • DETROIT, Jan 15- Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Co said on Tuesday they will join forces on commercial vans and pickups and also that they were exploring shared development of electric and self-driving technology, actions meant to save the automakers billions of dollars. Ford and VW announced their partnership against the backdrop of the Detroit auto show.

  • 14 January 2019, US, Detroit: Jim Hackett (r), CEO of Ford, and Herbert Diess, CEO of VW, talk about the fair together. Industry experts expect the announcement of a cooperation between VW and Ford in the light commercial vehicle sector.

    Both automakers already have commercial vehicles businesses around the world, and the commercial vehicle segment is expected to grow in the near future.

  • Ford and VW will announce their partnership against the backdrop of the Detroit auto show, VW Chief Executive Herbert Diess told reporters on Monday. The two automakers have been exploring closer cooperation as trade frictions force carmakers to rethink where they build vehicles for Europe, the United States and China. Slowdowns in the world's largest auto...

  • Ford and VW will announce their partnership against the backdrop of the Detroit auto show, VW Chief Executive Herbert Diess told reporters on Monday. The two automakers have been exploring closer cooperation as trade frictions force carmakers to rethink where they build vehicles for Europe, the United States and China. Slowdowns in the world's largest auto...

  • DETROIT, Jan 14- Ford Motor Co wants the Trump administration to resolve various trade issues faced by the United States, including a trade war with China and a finalized revision of the North American trade agreement, so the carmaker can plan effectively, top executives said on Monday. U.S. trade officials are negotiating a new deal with China in the hopes of...

  • Here's what Ford's CEO says to expect from the company in 2019

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau sits down with Ford CEO Jim Hackett to discuss the state of the company and what they expect going forward.

  • Ford and VW have been exploring closer cooperation as trade frictions force carmakers to rethink where they build vehicles for Europe, the United States and China, and as software companies prepare to launch their own self-driving cars. A global alliance is expected to be announced, one person said, adding that the pact will be unveiled next Tuesday during the...

  • HAMBURG/ DETROIT, Jan 9- Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Co will unveil a deeper alliance next week that goes beyond cooperating in commercial vehicles in a move meant to save the automakers billions of dollars as they develop new technologies, two people familiar with the plan said on Wednesday. Ford and VW have been exploring closer cooperation as trade frictions...

  • HAMBURG/ DETROIT, Jan 9- Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Co will unveil a deeper alliance next week that goes beyond cooperating in commercial vehicles in a move meant to save the automakers billions of dollars as they develop new technologies, two people familiar with the plan said on Wednesday. Ford and VW have been exploring closer cooperation as trade frictions...

  • Jim Hackett, president and chief executive officer, Ford Motor stands outside the headquarters as they celebrate the production of the 10,000,000 Mustang on August 8, 2018 in Dearborn, Michigan. 

    Ford CEO Jim Hackett said on a conference call the automaker will begin sharing more information on the plans to redesign the company

  • Ford Motor Company president and CEO James Hackett

    Investors and industry analysts have become frustrated by Ford's weak performance and CEO Jim Hackett's lack of details on restructuring plans.

  • Ford Motor Company president and CEO James Hackett

    The automaker is suffering from the appearance that it lacks transparency and decisive action. 

  • Ford Motor Company president and CEO James Hackett

    The automaker's shares fell 3.4 percent Tuesday to close at $8.95, finishing the day under $9 for the first time since August of 2012. The stock is down more than 28 percent so far this year.

  • A Ford advertising billboard in New York City in January 2016

    BBDO, part of Omnicom, will now run brand advertising, which means it will create overarching big ideas for Ford and its vehicles. WPP's agencies will now have to follow BBDO's creative lead.

  • Ford Motor Company president and CEO James Hackett

    The company does not yet know how many jobs it plans to cut. But it expects to have more details by the send quarter of 2019.

  • Jim Hackett, president and chief executive officer of Ford Motor Co., speaks during a discussion at the Automotive News World Congress event in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018.

    From Ford to Walmart to Procter & Gamble, a growing number of iconic American companies are warning that President Donald Trump's tariffs on U.S. imports are raising their costs and prices.

  • Ford Motor Company president and CEO James Hackett

    More than a year after becoming CEO, and two months after he said it will cost at least $11 billion to restructure Ford, Jim Hackett has yet to give Wall Street details about his turnaround plan. 

  • Jim Hackett, president and chief executive officer of Ford Motor Co.

    Ford's new CEO Jim Hackettt plans to concentrate on SUVs and trucks. That strategy could be a disaster when gas prices rise, says former Medtronic CEO Bill George.

  • Ford Motor Company president and CEO James Hackett

    Ford beat analyst expectations on Wednesday, driven in part by cost cuts and lower taxes. But rising commodity prices remain a headwind.