question our business model will look very different in the future than it does today," the great-grandson of founder HenryFord said Thursday in an interview. "Our management team understands we're going to be playing in two different worlds. On
received, up from 34.4 percent last year. The family controls the automaker through Class B shares that only its members can own. HenryFord 's great-grandsons, Bill Ford and his cousin Edsel Ford II are members of the board of directors.
late in life squabbles with members of his own family and is forced to give up power. It brings to mind the final days of HenryFord I's career, of course. In 1945, old Henry had supposedly ceded power to others but was still pulling the strings at Ford
ago that same type of influx of innovation was happening with two of the pivotal figures in Detroit," Thomas Edison and HenryFord , he said. "A lot of the electrical innovation that became part of Ford's vehicles was fundamentally created out of that
Ferrari flick off the ground has failed over the past quarter century. If this one reaches the screen, we'd be interested to know who will play the parts of HenryFord II and Lee Iacocca. Both men featured in Ferrari's life in the 1960s.
ever before," Fields said during his International CES keynote address. "For us, it adds up to an opportunity as big as HenryFord 's. It's an opportunity to help create a better world." Ford Smart Mobility addresses four major trends: explosive
speak for him now that he's gone. He looked to Mr. K as a true leader, a revolutionary, and one of the few, along with HenryFord and Karl Benz, who can be considered a founder of the modern automobile industry. We may never experience the likes of them
award for Ford. Pictured, from left, are Mark Wexler, Ford Motor Co.'s San Francisco regional manager; Franich; and HenryFord III, global marketing manager for Ford Performance. 25 with Infiniti Fred DeStefano, right, dealer principal at Infiniti
Ford races, well, because that's what it does. "Racing is in our DNA," Pericak said, citing the 1901 race where HenryFord personally outdrove automaker founder Alexander Winton and parlayed that into finding investors for a new company (the second
investor, he threatened to sue U.S. automakers. Most of them paid royalties rather than go to court. The exception was HenryFord , who prevailed in court by arguing Selden's patent was limited to two-stroke engines, not the four-stroke engines
5 million units of the Prius in the U.S. since 2000. HenryFord 's fight Ford has a long history of fighting what it sees ..... paid royalties rather than go to court. The exception was HenryFord , who prevailed in court by arguing Selden's patent was
HenryFord III, the great-great-grandson of HenryFord and grandson of HenryFord II, says he downplayed his identity while growing up. "To be honest, for a while when I was younger, I sort of tried to avoid it," he told sister publication
1966 24 Hours of LeMans race, when HenryFord II fulfilled his promise to beat Ferrari. Ford's grandson, HenryFord III, became involved in the latest ..... t resist doing another version," HenryFord III said in the video. Demand for
Ford franchise. Banks got into the car business with help from Phil Wrigley, the Cubs' legendary owner, and a friend of HenryFord II. In 2000, Banks told Salon.com: "When I was the first black Ford dealer in the United States, Mr. Wrigley and my
the rest of the world." -- Jalopnik "Jaws suitably slackened." -- Top Gear "Later I'm holding a seance to raise HenryFord from the dead, just so I can watch him keel over at the sight of the Ford GT. Goddamn." -- Wall Street Journal auto critic
titled "The Musk Who Fell to Earth," calls him "the HenryFord of now times." Musk is introduced to the villainous nuclear ..... car industry." According to Bloomberg , Burns replies: " HenryFord , good to see you. You're as healthy and vibrant as Detroit
in the middle of the week is the Automotive News World Congress. It's our 39th year and perhaps our best program since HenryFord II was our keynoter in year one. At the end of the week, topped by the biggest charity fundraiser the auto industry holds
became one of the first three employees to join the American sales office. In 1977, after then-Ford Motor Co. Chairman HenryFord II said American automakers would push imports back to the shores, Perkins told Automotive News : "We don't think we are
million Class B shares, which give them control of the company. Family members including Executive Chairman Bill Ford, great-grandson of founder HenryFord , are the exclusive owners of the Class B shares, which hold 40 percent voting power.
which give them control of the company. Family members including Executive Chairman Bill Ford, great-grandson of founder HenryFord , are the exclusive owners of the Class B shares, which hold 40 percent voting power. Ford's common shares rose less than