Hot off the presses!! There would be a salaried personal reduction as part of project Conway. Verified by HR. Reductions to take place in Q2 of 2021. This time the leadership plans to keep everything hush, hush. Like the issues with Gen 14... — read more
Topics regarding layoffs at Ford
After Ford led outsourcing efforts to replace US suppliers at the cost of jobs and failed investments, now no one trusts Ford as a partner. Have to run to gov’t for support. Surprise to anyone? Actions have consequences. From AutoNews: Ford... — read more
I want to make a list of features that were promised but not working or not available Paak (needs work, doesnt work or too sensitive) WiFi connectivity (needs work, seems very picky with ssid) Door Capacitor (unverified) Automatic Profile... — read more
Hourly rate return to normal delayed again until July 2021? So that looks good on a report and you can brat to your boss you saved some pennies to Ford on the back of disposable agencies? FIRE her/him.
From CNet today. What a sad launch season as we continue to drive customers away. Another day, another Ford recall. The Michigan, Dearborn-based automaker is recalling its hot-selling Bronco Sport small SUV for the second time in a week. Just a... — read more
When people misrepresent program health, rush programs through OKTB, not let people focus on the important deliverables, but focus on worthless grandstanding powerpoints, the slide will continue. The difference between Ford and Toyota is very... — read more
As I’ve said upthread and elsewhere, the dealers need to reject these trucks. It’s akin to a grocery store rejecting a palate of fruit with mold on it. This needs to be pushed all the way back up the supply chain to the source until someone fixes it... — read more
Does the company manufacture ANYTHING that is not recalled anymore? https://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/autos/ford/2021/02/22/ford-recall-thousands-2021-f-150-s-super-duty-trucks/4541119001/
Does anyone have Ford payroll services phone number? I’m an ex Ford employee, and haven’t received my W2 yet. Benefits enter guys are no help.
Apparently Farley forgot he was the CEO and he thought he was chief tweeter for Bill Ford https://jalopnik.com/ford-ceo-wishes-we-got-the-puma-st-forgets-job-title-1846288005
FILE PHOTO: A worker at the Volkswagen assembly line in Wolfsburg, Germany 01:43 Hit by a chip crunch, auto makers face a new reality The semiconductor crunch that has battered the auto sector leaves carmakers with a stark choice: pay up, stock up... — read more
Setting a low bar for warranty performance: Ford Motor Co is recalling 153,000 older trucks that may have had obsolete Takata air bag modules installed in collision and theft repairs after the Takata recall was completed, the automaker said on... — read more
Non-IT people (if there are any on here) - Please get your sheet together. This can not continue - loose/missing suspension bolts? Really? Who is watching this stuff? Whatever happened to DFMEA and PFMEA? Is everyone looking at their phones instead... — read more
Does anybody believe this explanation?
At $23 a share, this will leave a $300 million mark on the financials: Feb 15 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co F.N has dissolved its stake in Velodyne Lidar Inc VLDR.O, a maker of sensors used in self-driving cars, according to a regulatory filing on... — read more
Nice job Purchasing! Low prices at what cost to Ford. No accountability with management (HTT). WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co's chief executive, Jim Farley, on Thursday publicly encouraged South Korea's chemicals and electric vehicle (EV)... — read more
Eye off the ball chasing used trucks. Watch Ram and Silverado capture more volume. Ford Motor Co. on Thursday launched Ford Blue Advantage, a new digital marketplace that will allow its dealers to list and sell certified used vehicles on a single... — read more
Stolen technology is always cheaper: SK Innovation Co.’s Korean-made batteries will be banned from the U.S. for 10 years, dealing a potential blow to efforts by Ford Motor Co. and Volkswagen AG to ramp up production of electric vehicles. SK... — read more
Tesla was previously called Tesla Motors. Kia just changed it's name from Kia Motors to Kia Corporation. Is it time for Ford to become Ford Company or Henry's Automobile Company.
Management gets all bonuses but regular GSR get nothing. Either change industry or at least join GM and get more money. Ps: since you are poor GSR we increase 14% to 50% out of our pocket Merit increase you wont get it until July since sugar is... — read more
Hopefully that number is a positive one...
My userid/password seems to not work. I can access SSIP and in fact, have rolled some money to Schwab in January. Password reset tied to my email does not seem to work?
Asking for a friend
CA dismisses investigation on reported fuel economy. Here is our defense: Ford declined to comment on the lawsuit Friday but argues in court papers it should be dismissed, saying owners are "implausibly claiming that Ford had a duty to disclose the... — read more
What do you think about Ford increasing its investment in electric and autonomous vehicles to 29 billion dollars? Will this investment pay off? If somebody is interested, here is the article on that:... — read more
Ford lost $1.2 BILLION on revenue of $127 billion (down from $160 billion in 2018 and $143 billion in 2019. The loss would be worse, but there was $4.9 BILLION in "other revenue." The "Smart Mobility" group is responsible for losing almost $1... — read more
Interesting detail. https://www.freep.com/story/money/cars/ford/2021/02/04/ford-china-zoyte-electric-vehicle/4385363001/
Ford terminated Zotye relationship today. From Oct 2017 press release: Ford Motor and China's Anhui Zotye Automobile have agreed to invest a combined $756 million to set up a 50-50 joint venture in China to build electric passenger vehicles, both... — read more
Ford Motor Co. has designed and created clear N95 face masks so that hearing impaired people can read lips while protecting themselves from COVID-19, the company announced Tuesday. Another planned media distraction from what’s important, launch of... — read more
Ford investing $1B to add capacity for 32,000 addition units in S Africa. Don’t really see other car manufacturers rushing to this market. Another step closer to being Volkswagen’s truck brand. - Ford Motor Co will invest $1.05 billion in its... — read more
Such as Ford 2000, 7 highly effect habits, matrix management, ISO....
It looks like this site is generally frequented by IT types. Maybe there is even the occasional PD LL that browses here to find embers of possible rebellious ideas that need quelled before they grow. I have a question for our anonymous Ford family... — read more
Blame chip manufactures but more like run out of room at rework/repair facilities. Another launch to be proud of. Going to feel this one in the earnings.
Does anyone know if it’s possible to be rehired after being SRD’ed?
In a nutshell, the products we produces are representative of the company's internal organizational structures. Those who actually work at Ford, what do you think?
https://www.freep.com/story/money/cars/ford/2021/01/28/ford-uaw-layoffs-plants-part-shortage/4289866001/ Doesn't hurt the laid off too bad, because they get almost full pay. However, if we aren't building and shipping the maximum number of... — read more