How often does it happen that you have to correct someone else's mistakes? Do you have such experiences? I'm tired of fixing errors and redoing someone else's work. It is not clear to me how a company can allow one to be so irresponsible towards... — read more
Topics regarding layoffs at Ford
We need to find a positive spin for this. Any recommendations? From Automobile: Bronco brand customers demand the highest-levels of off-road capability and performance. With off-road competition-proven EcoBoost engines and class-exclusive... — read more
Great job avoiding a recall and dodging a class action suit. More pain for Ford customers who just want a vehicle and brand they can trust. Ford issued four technical service bulletins (TSB) addressing the issue for 2000-2017 model year Explorer... — read more
Currently being litigated. This has to take some shine off the Ford crown jewel. Another effort to put distance between customers and Ford. The struggle to make a reliable and dependable vehicle continues. A number of complaints regarding the... — read more
We will soon find out if Ford workers can finally do away with masks. We will find out if Ford is an American company or co------t-run company.
What a waste of time, money, and engineering talent. No benefit when vehicle is sitting with 22,000 of its friends in a parking lot. Has the new Ford lost its mind? Certainly lost their way. According to a recently-published patent filed by... — read more
No thank you to Ford. Don't want my personal conversations and data recorded and reviewed in my home or CAR. Ford continues to look for ways to have data revenues exceed vehicle sales. Ford expands in-vehicle Alexa capability as it begins... — read more
When gas goes up to 4 dollars a gallon people will reconsider electric. But wait........ that electricity has to come from somewhere???? And it will be expensive because it comes mostly from burning fossil fuels. Gee such clean emissions unless you... — read more
As the company announced weakened first-quarter earnings, Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger warned that the worldwide chip shortage will continue until companies increase their manufacturing capacity to meet renewed demand, which could take as long as two... — read more
Not putting our best foot forward, in fact, we have lost our way with dependable production and quality. So sad. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co is recalling nearly 617,00 Explorer sport utility vehicles in the United States at the request... — read more
I can't understand why instead of quality issues, which is a huge core problem, they give priority to minor issues and side issues. Management needs to tackle the right problems, but instead they are persistently spending a lot of energy and time on... — read more
Are Agency employees considered Exempt or Non-Exempt. And does this classification apply across the board, i.e., can some agency people be considered Exempt while other agency people are considered Non-Exempt?
I am a little envious of those who say they only work effectively for 2 hours because I am overwhelmed with work. I don’t know if it has to do with a different approach, the type of work they do here or simply with the fact that the distribution of... — read more
I wonder how many have gone and started their own business using the experience gained in this company? I’ve been here a long time but I have a few more years until retirement and lately I’ve been thinking about whether it’s worth taking the risk... — read more
The chip shortage will have minimal impact to Ford due upfront planning and staying nimble in the face of uncertainty. Our CEO, Jim Farley, has instituted several measure to ensure Ford is among the leaders in responding to this crisis. He has been... — read more
I know that's not the case now but I'm curious if there was ever a time when hard work was rewarded instead of being punished by constantly increasing workload? I've been here for four years and I'm really getting tired of watching all the "yes-men"... — read more
If production is cut in half at least through Q2, I don’t see how cash flow supports payroll expenses. Much worse if chip shortage continues through 2022.
ICE are going away along with the jobs that supported them. Not many people needed to build battery packs. https://www.freep.com/story/money/cars/ford/2021/04/27/ford-plans-create-185-m-battery-development-lab-michigan/7396150002/
Do you think that Ford will again offer early retirement packages to employees who qualify in the foreseeable future before major layoffs? I think it was a great thing, but a friend of mine thinks that in case of next big cuts Ford will no longer... — read more
Has to keep up with Elon Musk!
"Mercury Grand Marquis Rises From the Dead to Make Forbes List" https://www.motorbiscuit.com/mercury-grand-marquis-rises-dead-forbes-list/ Got to celebrate good news on reliability! Ford made some really good reliable cars. I hope there will... — read more
2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E Narrowly Misses Top Safety Pick+ Rating IIHS crash testing shows top marks in all areas except—in some trims—headlight performance. https://www.motortrend.com/news/2021-ford-mustang-mach-e-iihs-tsp-crash-test-rating/ — read more
If you own Ford stock, send a message to the board by voting your proxy before the May 13 annual meeting. This is your chance to vote against the board nominations of Alexandra Ford English and Henry Ford III. Also on the proxy ballot is a proposal... — read more
Thought we had more orders than we could fulfill and “sold out.” Scary to publish discounts so early with a fresh platform. Nationwide Ford Bronco Sport discount offers for April 2021 are as follows: Discount Offer: $500 total cash... — read more
Ford and Stellantis this week announced new production cuts due to the global semiconductor shortage, with popular models including the Ford F-150 and Jeep Grand Cherokee facing cuts... — read more
With an anticipated dismal earnings report coming, has anyone else heard of pending H/C reductions that are supposed to happen in 2H, 2021? I would gladly take an early out if offered.
Predicting the list will grow with our new outdoors storage strategy. Below is a full and chronological list of recalls from Ford Motor Company since 2/1/21: Date: 4/16/21 NHTSA Recall ID number: 21V223 Issue: Loss of backup camera... — read more
Amazing that we continue to add millions of dollars of incomplete inventory to sit outside. No surprise that other industries that pay more for the chips are getting fulfilled first. Global Purchasing at its best. Still no one held accountable in... — read more
Here we go again; April showers brings rust into customers garages. What do they expect for $50k? From Freep/Ford Authority: Months ago, Ford was storing 2021 Ford F-150 pickups in parking lots near the Detroit airport and the Ford Kansas City... — read more
Another week, another story spinning Jim Farley as the ultimate "car guy." This time he's been named to Harley-Davidson's board of directors. And of course we are treated to the usual accolades of Jim as just a regular ol' blue collar guy who likes... — read more
Given our recent quality performance, might want to call this the Black and Blue Cruise when it doesn't work. 600k miles of testing doesn't seem like enough. Can't get the Mach E to move let alone drive itself. Have to be a trusting sole or Ford... — read more
Will Fact prove stranger than fiction, I axe ya?