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2016 Best Companies for Diversity: Ford Motor Company

Ford currently has 11 Employee Resource Groups that help to foster diversity and inclusion, notably…

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Motown

Ford Motor Invests $6M in Motown Museum Expansion

Berry Gordy’s famous Hitsville U.S.A. house to get a total $50 million upgrade

Motown legend Berry Gordy helped create a trailblazing new sound in American music. He formed…

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Google Driverless Car Prototype

Apple and Google Will Lead $600 Million Near-Future Car Market

The driverless and connected car industry is about to 'blow up'

Apple and Google are set to disrupt the car industry.

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Safety Improves As Cars Continue to Evolve Into Wheeled Computers

U.S. Department of Transportation continues to plan for driverless, high-tech cars

Last week, the DOT announced it will not only support but encourage efforts to increase…

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U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Anthony Foxx

U.S. Department of Transportation Maps Out Plan For Self-Driving Vehicles

U.S. Secretary of Transportation outlines DOT's plans for self-driving vehicles

The federal government is preparing America’s roadways for autonomous, self-driving vehicles.

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[WATCH] Science Snapshot: Patents Approved for Boeing’s Drone Submarine and Ford’s Autonomous Lounge Car

Take a look at how these technologies could change our world

New technological advances are being explored by Boeing and Ford. Check out the details on…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Rainbow PUSH Automotive Project Shifts Diversity Focus Into High Gear

Seeking commitment, access and accountability for ethnic minorities

The Rainbow PUSH Automotive Project will hold its 16th Annual Rainbow PUSH Global Automotive Summit…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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ford hbcu community challenge

Ford Targets HBCUs for Unique Community Challenge Competition

Ford's multicultural marketing division is making inroads with the collegiate black community

Students are encouraged to creatively address a tangible, unmet community need that touches at least…

By Kimberly Wilson

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workplace diversity

USHCC Applauds Ford for a 35 Year Commitment to its Supplier Diversity and Development Program

Diversity efforts land Ford honors

The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) commends Ford Motor Company for its Supplied…

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Ford's Supplier Diversity Development Program: 35 Years of Empowering Minority, Women and Veteran Business Owners

Ford’s Supplier Diversity Program Celebrates 35 Years Empowering Business Owners

Veterans are the new key focus for the Supplier Diversity Development program

In 2012 Ford spent $5.7 billion with tier-one minority-owned suppliers, $1.2 billion with tier-one women-owned…

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Ford’s Award-Winning Diversity Program Exceeds Minority-Owned Business Spending Goals

Ford’s Diversity Program Exceeds Minority-Owned Business Spending Goals

Ford purchased $5.7 billion in goods and services from minority-owned businesses in 2012

Every year Ford aims to source at least 10 percent of U.S. purchases from minority,and…

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chrysler ford gm

The Automotive Industry Decoded: How 6 Brands Are Doing Post Bailout

Did the bailout save the automotive industry?

General Motors, Ford and Chrysler — known as the Big Three — have endured some…

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A Succession Story

Jimmy Walker had left Laurel Ford Lincoln Kia Inc. (No. 59 on the BE Auto…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Social Media Promotes Award Shows Like VMAs to Trending Topic Success

Experts explain how networks are incorporating social media into the viewing experience

From MTV’s VMAs to the BET Awards, the incorporation of social media into the promotion…

By Aliya Ewing

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Steve Harvey

Steve Harvey Decoded: A Brand Suited for Success

The enterprising funny man is no joke when it comes to business and brand extension

More than a comedian, Steve Harvey has built a profitable brand that spans across various…

By William E. Ketchum III

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Buyer’s Guide: Ford’s F-250 4×4 Takes the Pickup Truck Crown

Ford’s stylish King Ranch Diesel is more than just an off-road workhorse

Ford’s stylish King Ranch Diesel is more than just an off-road workhorse

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Minorities Don’t Drive Green: 4 Ways Obama Can Change That

Despite the President's push to get more electric cars on the roads, many in the Black community remain resistant to change

In President Obama’s recent State of the Union Address, he called on the car industry…

By Jeff Fortson

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Taking a Spin at the 2010 New York Auto Show

From electric-powered and hybrids to captivating concepts, check out some of the hottest wheels for 2011 and beyond

Though the last few years have taken their toll on the auto industry, automakers remain…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Will Ford Profit in 2010?

Automaker looks to fuel efficiency, black consumers for the new year

While Ford stands alone as the only American automaker that didn’t solicit bailout money from…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Road Test

They offer great looks and stellar performance, but for 2010 these cars really drive value

These vehicles offer great looks, stellar performance, and value

By Sonia Alleyne

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How To

Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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