The Escape was Ford’s best selling model in 2018 other than the F series. It’s very disappointing to see Ford eliminate a shift just before the new model is introduced. They may as well make the Maverick along side the Escape. Looks like they’ll have the capacity.
Saber Rattling? Nope haven`t fell for that or the scare tactic`s that the VP brought to the membership the last 3 contracts when I and members from CAP voted down the contracts.
Seeing releases like this by an IUAW VP and the releases that the company is doing the investments at Flat Rock and at other facilities will bring to mind that history will repeat itself.
We will likely see and hear of products for all, addiction treatment for all and all will be so overwhelmed that all will vote for more tiers and less benefits and of course be thankful for even having a job.
I`m all for a signing bonus and part of next years profit sharing all rolled into a "yes" vote. (just being a smart ass Fuzzy)
Correct he was-like at one of the very first I assume "all hands" meetings of senior people someone actually asked him ..."if he was aware of the complexities of the auto manufacturing process"?-or words to that effect. His answer was yes and he asked the individual if he was aware that there were like 4+ million parts in a Boeing 7xx!
Back to Fields, another question-he was the chosen insider. Farley and Hinrichs were also in the running were they not? Hope they were team players going forward. And Farley was hired as the most capable car marketing guy in the world. That at least is what I took from "American Icon".
Guess not huh? Or did Fields block his efforts? And if he did, was Bill Ford totally hands off once Al left?
Mr Hoffman, time for another book😎