New Ford F-150 Raptor is Going to China

In a recent update from Ford Performance Marketing Manager Henry Ford III, it was made known that Ford Motor Company intends to bring its newest Raptor performance off-road truck to the Chinese Market. With a widely emerging auto industry in China, the Japanese, Detroit Three, and European automakers are fighting for brand position and recognition. […]

Marchionne says FCA-Google deal on Pacifica is ‘first phase’ of relationship

Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne during his announcement Friday.

With the recent push towards developing the technology for autonomous vehicles, Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne announced today FCA’s decision to move forward with a joint-venture project in conjunction with Google. This project would involve allowing Google to use 100 of the new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica […]

Takata Poised to Recall Another 35-40 million U.S. Airbag Infiltrators, Reports Say

Takata is the world’s largest airbag manufacturer.

Takata Corporation, the world’s largest airbag manufacturer and supplier, is expected to announce Wednesday, May 3rd, that it is recalling an additional 35-40 million airbags. This announcement would come in addition to Takata’s recent recalls from 14 automakers that include 24 million U.S. vehicles and 28.8 million […]

VW, Setting Aside $18 Billion for Diesel Scandal Costs, Reports Record Loss

Several Affected Models in Volkswagen’s Lineup

After dealing with an emissions related scandal last fall, Volkswagen is under investigation both in Europe and America. After independent testing in the United States, several Volkswagen models were found to have been programmed to artificially lower emissions output when the car’s computer sensed it was being tested. […]

Volti Chapter 2 Questions: Barrett Snyder

Henry Ford’s improvements and refinements to the assembly line process allowed increasingly simple assembly tasks and lower skilled labor to be used. Why did Ford describe raising the wages of his workers to $5 a day as “one of the finest cost-cutting moves we ever made”? What are the long-term economic advantages to creating […]