Nick Bunkley

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Lawyers' clash roils ignition lawsuit

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 1
A bizarre end to the first trial over faulty ignition switches in millions of General Motors cars has sparked an unusual battle between several of the lawyers who have be ...

International operations help Ford's bottom line

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 1
In addition to the billions of dollars earned from surging pickups and SUVs in North America, Ford posted its first European profit in five years and record results in As ...

No love for Ford on Wall Street

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 25
Wall Street isn't sold on Ford executives' upbeat prognoses. As profits grow, its stock price keeps sinking. Last week Ford shares fell to their lowest closing price in m ...

Ford won't blindly chase market share

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 18
Ford Motor Co. has lost more than 1 point of market share since 2013, but CEO Mark Fields says he isn't concerned by that, nor does the automaker plan to offer bigger dis ...

Continental captures the concept's pizazz

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 18
The production version of the Lincoln Continental is strikingly close to the concept that drew big crowds at auto shows in New York and China last year. ...

Ford Fusion update is an inside job

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 11
For the most part, Ford Motor Co. didn't mess with the well-liked, stylish design that vaulted the automaker into serious contention in the cutthroat family sedan segment ...

Fields: Why electrified models are a good bet

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 14
In an interview with Automotive News, Ford CEO Mark Fields spells out why the automaker is making a $4.5 billion investment to develop more than a dozen electrified vehic ...

Store gives rapid response, round the clock

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 14
At Keller Bros. Ford in Pennsylvania, staffers often respond to Internet leads around the clock, seven days a week, and within 5 minutes during business hours. ...

Higher UAW wages will push Detroit 3 to find cost solutions

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 29
New UAW contracts give workers the biggest gains they've seen in years and will likely force the Detroit 3 to search for ways to trim costs to avoid hurting their bottom ...

Lincoln's mission: 'Core segments first'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23
In 2016, Lincoln will have a new face, its most powerful car ever, a revived Continental and a chance to top 100,000 U.S. sales for the first time since 2008. ...

Volvo on fast track to 100,000 sales target

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 23
Volvo Cars of North America, on track for its first annual U.S. ...

Detroit shifts car output to Mexico

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 16
Ford and Fiat Chrysler are essentially giving up on trying to build mass-market cars profitably in the United States, instead shifting most production of those nameplates ...

From rocket scientist to car guy

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 8
Last year, Ken Washington left his career as a rocket scientist in Silicon Valley to join a car company in Detroit. ...
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