Just wondering if anyone has heard anything more since the last rumors for September/October time frame.
Topics regarding layoffs at Ford
This lawsuit includes current and former Ford employees and quite a few Ford retirees … https://www.freep.com/story/money/cars/ford/2019/09/13/ford-focus-fiesta-transmission-class-action-stalled-dps-6/2312926001/
https://www.freep.com/story/money/cars/ford/2019/09/13/ford-explorer-recall-seat-frames/2309667001/ What does this all mean, all these recalls lately?
https://www.clickondetroit.com/consumer/recalls/ford-issues-safety-recall-for-more-than-330k-explorer-vehicles what a joke of a comapny
Great job. You deserve an award. Try waving the flag where the sun does not shine. Karma with Mr. fine where I am comes back to bite 10 years later.
From people who were laid off, if they still read this forum? I'm just wondering if you were able to find a new job by now and if you did how it compares to your job at Ford? Considering the state of our entire industry, my biggest worry is that... — read more
For a young buck about to head into industry from a scientific masters degree, what are your thoughts on joining Ford's smart mobility group? Anyone here that can comment on the work and career growth opportunities?
Wondering if anyone else had their health coverage revoked? Even though mine was supposed to run through Oct with my severance? I went to renew my pr-scrip-ion yesterday, and they told me it was no longer valid, I called BCBSM and they said Ford... — read more
PRP announcement 1st week in Oct. GSR layoffs in first quarter 2020....best guess is mid Feb. Papa Knows It All is going to clear the pensioners and near pensioners come hell or high water.
https://www.freep.com/story/money/cars/ford/2019/08/30/ford-recall-f-150-explorer-fusion-fiesta-expedition-seats/2162650001/ This pretty much covers all Fords. With this kind of statistics, one would have to be an utterly pathetic loser to buy a... — read more
I was part of the Smart Redesign for FMCC and was let go a few days before the first check in March but was told I would be paid until the end of March. I did not get my bonus. These bonuses are for the profits from the previous year and are given... — read more
The company cannot even build quality Trucks and SUVs without recalls.
MORE Smart Mobility loser ideas. Now they need a plan to pick them up off the bottom of the Detroit River. Another huge waste of money that could have bee invested in making quality vehicles that people want to buy... — read more
Deny - bury - spin - lie - survey. Repeat. Kudos to Ford for consistency in how they treat both their customers and employees. True accolades to Phoebe for having the courage to report truthfully on Auto industry. Refreshing in Detroit to... — read more
Are you all faithful Ford product owners? Or what are you driving? I feel like employee discounts are pretty tiny..
https://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/autos/foreign/2019/08/23/vw-fired-staff-breaching-rules-compliance-crackdown/40000987/ “Volkswagen AG told employees that it fired 204 staff for breaching company rules in the first quarter, as the German... — read more
https://www.bts.gov/newsroom/usdot-announces-solving-safety-visualization-finalists This was done by a Smart Mobility Analytics team and Uber was also in this competition. The Smart Mobility Analytics team beat Uber.
Ford could improve productivity by 20 to 40% but eliminating “work from home” day’s. My neighbor is in the “Smart Mobility” group which is losing hundreds of millions of dollars per quarter. He supposedly works from home every Friday, but I’ve... — read more
Still - Yelling ‘leadership’ at Ford So hard to change old habits.
SRD is all done now... Any positive comments about it?
The top two U.S. automakers are preparing for a possible economic downturn, the companies said on Tuesday, as an ongoing trade war between Washington and Beijing fuels fears of a global recession. Tit-for-tat tariffs have increased raw material... — read more
Compare Ford to both GM and FCA Here are some links to newly released H1B database. Ford is an outlier and as someone who has spent time at the blue oval you can tell they are treated like trash and now we have proof that they are payed like... — read more
Ford likes to keep schtum that whilst they are cutting positions in Michigan and Europe, they have built a massive “services” center in India which has over 6000 employees and is planning the same for Mexico and Hungary. That’s where all the staff... — read more
https://www.msn.com/en-us/autos/news/ford-explorers-are-poisoning-us-wash-state-police-allege-in-lawsuit/ar-AAFHBEf Great work again by Ford.
Will you all be completing the pulse? Thoughts? Any Guidance?
https://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/autos/ford/2019/08/08/man-mustang-reunited-17-years-after-selling-it/1944055001/ TL;DR 17 years later, a man and his Mustang are reunited Dearborn — Wesley Ryan sold his 1993 Mustang GT 17 years ago... — read more
Mahindra is going electric and is building here in Flint https://www.crainsdetroit.com/automotive/mahindra-plans-plant-2000-jobs-buick-city-site-flint
Keep up the good work Ford. More money going out the window! https://www.yahoo.com/finance/m/84cba50c-020d-3784-8754-287970674da2/ford-will-pay-owners-up-to.html
Ford is losing a $Billion per year on “Smart Mobility.” General Motors invested $500 Million in Lyft, and that company’s market cap is already over $17 Billion. What is wrong with Ford’s management that they allow this failure to continue???? Lay... — read more
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-08/03/c_138281354.htm These are the brand new vehicles being shipped from Chicago to Flat Rock for repairs because they don’t have enough bandwidth to fix them all in Chicago. Another expensive manufacturing... — read more
Hi - Just wondering how much of you all work on weekends for free / No over time? How much of you all work during your vacation?