Ford Motor Co.

Tesla, Ford attract new investments from Soros’s fund

Billionaire investor George Soros’s investment fund has bought stakes in Tesla Inc. and Ford Motor Co. and added to existing stakes in EV makers Lucid Group Inc. and Nio Inc., according to a filing late Friday. The fund acquired 29.5 million shares of Ford F, +2.21% in the reporting period ended in June, the filing …

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5 things to know before the stock market opens Thursday, August 11

Traders on the floor of the NYSE, Aug. 8, 2022. Source: NYSE Here are the most important news items that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stock futures are up US markets on Thursday were set to rise again after a government report showing that inflation is cooling fueled a Wednesday rally. All …

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Ford CEO doesn’t expect electric vehicle battery costs to drop soon

Ford CEO Jim Farley poses with the Ford F-150 Lightning pickup truck in Dearborn, Michigan, May 19, 2021. Rebecca Cook | Reuters WAYNE, Mich. – Ford Motor CEO Jim Farley does not expect the costs of raw materials for the company’s electric vehicles to ease in the near future, marking the latest signal that automakers …

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Inflation Reduction Act EV tax credits could hurt sales

Tesla cars charge next to a traditional Texaco gas station on July 17, 2022 in Nephi, Utah. With more electric cars on the road, lack of charging infrastructure is becoming more of a problem for EV owners. George Frey | Getty Images Proposed tax credits of up to $7,500 for electric vehicles under the Inflation …

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Auto makers warn most electric vehicles won’t qualify for federal tax credit

But the auto industry is warning that the vast majority of EV purchases won’t qualify for a tax credit that large. That’s mainly because of the bill’s requirement that, to qualify for the credit, an electric vehicle must contain a battery built in North America with minerals mined or recycled on the continent. And those …

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Ford increasing price of electric F-150 Lightning

Ford F-150 Lightning trucks manufactured at the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center in Dearborn Michigan. Courtesy: Ford Motor Co. DETROIT – Ford Motor on Tuesday said it is increasing the starting prices of its electric F-150 Lightning pickup due to “significant material cost increases and other factors.” The Detroit automaker said the price increases – between …

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Ford hikes price of the all-electric F-150 Lightning due to shortages, inflation

Ford Motor Co. this week will reopen its order banks exclusive to reservation holders for the all-electric F-150 Lightning pickup truck. With this round comes a slightly longer battery range and a higher sticker price for model year 2023. Citing “significant material cost increases and other factors,” the automaker said in a release it would …

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Lordstown Motors (RIDE) Q2 2022 earnings and production

Workers install door hinges to the body shell of a prototype Endurance electric pickup truck on June 21, 2021 at Lordstown Motors assembly plant in Ohio. Michael Wayland | CNBC Embattled electric truck startup Lordstown Motors on Thursday reaffirmed plans to begin commercial production of its first vehicle this quarter and roll out the first …

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Ford reports big jump in July sales, including for trucks and electric vehicles

Ford F-150 Lightning at the 2022 New York Auto Show. Scott Mlyn | CNBC DETROIT – Ford Motor’s US vehicle sales last month showed notable improvements in volumes and truck availability, following a fire at a supplier’s plant in Japan that hurt its year-ago sales. The Detroit automaker said Wednesday its new vehicle sales rose …

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Ford stock posts best month since the Great Recession

2023 Ford F-150 Raptor R Ford DETROIT – Ford Motor’s stock on Monday added to its best month since the Great Recession in 2009, signaling a significant swing for the automaker this year. Shares of the Detroit automaker closed Monday at $15.34, up 4.4%. The gains added to the stock increasing by 31.9% in July …

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