|Ford Motor Company|
|Type||Public (NYSE: F)|
|Founded||June 16, 1903|
|Headquarters||Dearborn, Michigan, U.S.|
|Key people||William C. Ford, Jr.
Alan R. Mulally
(President & CEO)
|Subsidiaries||Automotive Components Holdings
|Ticker Symbol||New York: F|
|SIC Codes||3714 3711|
One American Road
Dearborn, MI 48126-2798
Tel: +1 313 322 3000
Fax: +1 313 845 6073
Ford Motor Company is an American automaker recognized internationally. The Headquarters of Ford Motor is in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. Ford Motor was originally founded by Henry Ford on June 16, 1903. Ford Motor has many stakes internationally such as in Mazda, Japan and Aston Martin in the UK. Most importantly, Tata Motors of India also bought Ford's former UK Jaguar and Land Rover in March 2008.
Ford Motor is the main introducer of large-scale manufacturing of cars and large-scale management of an industrial workforce as Ford Motor acquires maximum popularity with this introduction method of cars. Ford Motor is particularly known for the elaborate usage of engineered manufacturing sequences which are typified by moving assembly lines. Fordism was famous by 1914 for its method of making new stylistic cars.
Ford Motor is well known as the second largest automaker in the U.S. has made the fifth-largest annual vehicle sales in 2010 which is counted all over the world. In Europe, Ford Motor is in the eighth-rank out of all American-based companies as the turnover of Ford Motor exceeded $118.3 billion in 2009. However, Ford Motor was in the fifth largest automaker in Europe in 2010. In 2008, the Ford Motor generated the highest ever revenue, as the company produced 5.532 million automobiles in that year. As per the review which was started in 2007, Ford received more original quality survey awards from J. D. Power and Associates than any other automaker of the world. Nearly five of Ford's vehicles got top ranking for their good level of categories.
Ford Motor is in the automotive industry with more than 213,000 employees at around 90 plants and facilities all over the world. Now, the Executive Chairman of Ford Motor is William C. Ford, Jr. and Alan R. Mulally is the President and CEO of the company.
|Stephen G Butler, Director||Richard A Manoogian, Director|
|Kimberly A Casiano, Director||Ellen R Marram, Director|
|Anthony F Earley Jr, Director||Alan Mullaly, President and Chief Executive Officer|
|Edsel B Ford II, Director||Homer A Neal, Director|
|William Clay Ford Jr, Executive Chairman||Gerald L Shaheen, Director|
|Richard A. Gephardt, Director||John L Thornton, Director|
|Irvine O Hockaday Jr, Director|