Detroit and Silicon Valley: When cultures collide

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Automakers are getting closer to Silicon Valley, both in the products thay make and the companies they work with. But the people are from different worlds.

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Detroit and Silicon Valley: When cultures collide originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 26 May 2017 10:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Ford reorg: New head of product once held the Mustang’s reins

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Another true car enthusiast is the new head of product development.

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Ford reorg: New head of product once held the Mustang's reins originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 25 May 2017 15:59:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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What Ford’s new, old CEOs could be paid, as other job changes are announced

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Ford said Wednesday that new CEO Jim Hackett is eligible for at least $13.4 million in total annual compensation. ​​​His prececessor, Mark Fields, meanwhile, who was ousted by the board over the company's 37 percent stock slide, could walk away with about $57.5 million in compensation, Bloomberg reports. The bulk of Fields' consolation prize is in unvested stock awards worth $29.4 million, as of Wednesday's close, that will vest through 2020. Fields also is eligible for $17.5 million in retirem

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Lack of new vehicle launches has Ford playing catchup with GM

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The U.S. No. 2 automaker is stuck in a product drought that shows no signs of easing until 2019, ​​​​​.

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Couple unknowingly drive 14 miles with drunk guy passed out on trunk lid

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You've heard of the Elf on the Shelf? Well this is the drunk on the trunk!

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Investors skeptical Ford CEO change will revive stock price

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Over the past 12 months, shares of Ford are down nearly 16 percent. The S&P 500 index has jumped nearly 17 percent over the same time.

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Mark Fields fired – ‘Jim Hackett is the right CEO to lead Ford’

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Ford's middling stock price forces Fields' ouster.

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Ford will ‘create or protect’ 800 jobs, invest $350M in transmission plant

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Ford will build another transmission in Livonia.

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Ford will 'create or protect' 800 jobs, invest $350M in transmission plant originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 19 May 2017 10:05:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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