Is it true that by oct 31 all cuts will be done. Is it a good idea to stay with the company or pack and leave. I have been at ford since i graduated ( 5 years) , don't know anywhere else. Even my internships were at ford
Plain truth from Scotty https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hlucPdjDpak
Even the Detroit Free Ford Press cannot ignore our constant parade of failures. He has been here for over a decade, CEO for almost a year, but has made zero improvements. How much longer can this continue? “Ford CEO Jim Farley has said again and... — read more
The answer is that we want to sell you a subscription to the locks that DO work t9 keep intruders out of your vehicle. Ford Motor Co. filed a report with federal safety regulators this month confirming that 53,103 four-door Bronco vehicles may have... — read more
We are discussing many things here but we seem to be forgetting layoffs. Does anyone have some info or rumors on potential layoffs? Who might be affected? When? Why?
Be honest and generous!
Many companies all around are already feeling the effects of a probable recession and it's only going to get worse. I'd be lying if I said I wasn't worried. I do have some savings but if I'm cut and can't find a new job within six months (which is... — read more
Is it me, or has Ford stock been on sale for over 10 years? Without question, Ford has been dreadfully run for the past decade or more. It's a Disgrace! Basically, joining the ranks of Boeing and GE. Congratulations!
Ford is giving up so easily on their most experienced employees and best performers, the very employees that had the best ability to create new value and do the job the right way. I’m not saying that there are no knowledgeable and hard working... — read more
Rest assured something is brewing, management in my area of ModelE have been having many workshops on how to restructure the organization. The reality is they have a $21B investment going into electrification and the returns are fleeting. It speaks... — read more
Can we continue to bleed our dwindling talent and survive?
Plant in Saarlois, Germany is likely shutting its doors in 2025 after well over 50 years. F decided Valencia, Spain production plants gets the bid for future EV manufacturing. Lot's of complaints by politicians and the union claiming F played both... — read more
Ford Motor Company notified its employees Tuesday that Matt VanDyke, an executive at the automaker for 14 years, leaves this week to become president of a digital company with clients in Europe and throughout North America. VanDyke, 49, told his... — read more
I think that's the root of the problem
Other than those who are a few years away from retirement, most of the people I know have no long-term plans regarding staying at Ford. Some are already looking, some are planning to start looking soon, and those who do not tend to add "for now."... — read more
Management has been real quiet the past weeks.. something is brewing in the background. Big town hall meeting on Jun22. At this time last year they announced the VSP (voluntary separation plan) with exits by Oct31. Building and org charts are... — read more
I think it's ridiculous to think that Ford will overtake Tesla. I recently read somewhere an article with a statement from the CEO that the company's goal is to sell more electric vehicles than Tesla. LOL. But hypothetically speaking, is there... — read more
Ford Motor Company is recalling one 2021 Ford F-150 over a fuel tank attachment strap issue. The defect: the affected vehicle may have been assembled without a fuel tank front attachment resulting in an unsecured fuel tank attachment strap. The... — read more
It used to be unthinkable not to drive a Ford if you worked here and could afford it, but that doesn't seem to be the case anymore. The company has been treating loyal employees like cr-p, so many of the loyal employees are now opting for other cars... — read more
Instead of having layoffs, they've decided to push out as many people as they can by piling on work, criticism, and amplifying stress as much as possible. They don't care who leaves, as long as people leave on their own so they don't have to pay... — read more
There were no resource reduction news this month. Only a bunch of rumors.
Are layoffs this summer going to be very significant? I keep hearing that LL2s had to sign NDAs. What’s the significance of this. They have never done this in the past.
Occasional reader here. Did you ever notice all the posts seem to be in the exact same style and prose? Slamming Ford in the headline, latest recall news, and a complaint statements or question. Not sure what is going on. Anyone have any ideas... — read more
An estimated $1 million worth of new 2022 Ford F-150 Raptor pickup trucks were stolen from a Dearborn Truck Plant storage lot, a Dearborn city official confirmed. Flat Rock Police Department notified area authorities of "four to five stolen mustangs... — read more
Long time employee here. For longer term employees, you cannot easily find a job because: You cannot find a job at your pay expectation in the area you live and you cannot relocate. Contrary to popular belief, not every job can be done... — read more
With automotive theft on the rise all across the U.S., thieves are becoming more and more brazen and taking on more and more risk. In fact, in recent months, those unsavory types have stolen wheels from numerous Ford performance vehicles in Michigan... — read more
Ford and GM in No Rush to Press the Panic Button -- Two carmakers face questions from investors whether consumers still want to buy their cars as recession looms... They also have financing arms, GM Financial and Ford Credit, which lend money to... — read more
We knew this, right... People are putting small depostis to preorder trucks in hope to lock in low prices before inflation forces everyone to increase prices. 4th Gear: Electric Truck Buyers Are Putting Deposits On Everything A... — read more
McGyver engineering, recall after recall, low volumes, and rising material costs. Adds up for me, never will own one. Back in March, Ford CFO John Lawler admitted that the automaker’s all-electric vehicles wouldn’t be profitable until the second... — read more
We “donated” (unloaded) contaminated land without telling the new owners it was contaminated. Why would anyone ever trust Ford? New Jersey officials sued Ford Motor Co. on Thursday, alleging that the automaker contaminated the ancestral homeland of... — read more
I keep thinking about it and all I'm coming up with are positives. If you're cut, you leave a toxic atmosphere that puts merit second to too many things AND you get paid for it. You can take your time looking for a new job without having to accept... — read more
Hello fellow LL3 & LL4 here, kindly confirm or deny any news.
We admit that our EVs ARE NOT PROFITABLE, and that we are re-engineering them “on the fly.” Does anyone else think this will not end well for Ford? “We actually had a positive bottom line profit when we launched the Mach-E, commodity costs have... — read more
If you aren't convinced we are in the decline, what will it take? Isn't it beautiful? 401ks going poof. Some saw this coming. Most others are experiencing the affects because they couldn't see it coming.
Ford Motor Company is recalling select Ford Escape, C-Max, Fusion, Transit Connect, and Ford Edge vehicles over a gear-shifting safety defect, according to Automotive News. The defect: in affected vehicles, a damaged or missing bushing can prevent... — read more
Oh no, Bronco again. Fix it CarCar or move on. No one accountable, ever. Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2021-2022 Ford Bronco models over malfunctioning child safety locks. The defect: in affected vehicles, the passenger-side rear door may... — read more
Lawler said Ford is taking the possibility of a U.S. recession seriously and that the company has modeled several possible scenarios for a downturn. Still, Ford and the broader auto industry are in a different position today than in past recessions... — read more
Washington — Ford Motor Co. is recalling more than 2.9 million vehicles that may roll away after being put in park. The recall affects Ford C-Max vehicles from model years 2013-18, Edges from 2015-18, Escapes from 2013-19, Fusions from 2013-16, and... — read more
Career retired employee here. How do others feel about recommending Ford products to family and friends? I feel like I no longer can. Sad that his day has come.