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  • U.S.
    Sunday Nov 03, 1901

    Henry Ford's First attempt

    U.S.
    Sunday Nov 03, 1901

    Henry Ford's first attempt at a car company under his own name was the Henry Ford Company on November 3, 1901.




  • U.S.
    Friday Aug 22, 1902

    Cadillac Motor Company

    U.S.
    Friday Aug 22, 1902

    Henry Ford Company became the Cadillac Motor Company on August 22, 1902, after Ford left with the rights to his name.




  • Dearborn, Michigan, U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 16, 1903

    Ford Motor Company

    Dearborn, Michigan, U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 16, 1903

    Ford Motor Company founded by Henry Ford and incorporated on June 16, 1903.




  • New York, U.S.
    Friday Apr 17, 1964

    Ford Mustang

    New York, U.S.
    Friday Apr 17, 1964

    The Ford Mustang was introduced in April 17, 1964 during New York World's Fair.




  • New York, U.S.
    1995

    Fortune Global 500 List of 1995

    New York, U.S.
    1995

    Ford was ranked 7 on the 1995 Fortune Global 500 list.




  • New York, U.S.
    1996

    Fortune Global 500 List of 1996

    New York, U.S.
    1996

    Ford was ranked 7 on the 1996 Fortune Global 500 list.




  • New York, U.S.
    1997

    Fortune Global 500 List of 1997

    New York, U.S.
    1997

    Ford was ranked 2 on the 1997 Fortune Global 500 list.


  • New York, U.S.
    1998

    Fortune Global 500 List of 1998

    New York, U.S.
    1998

    Ford was ranked 2 on the 1998 Fortune Global 500 list.


  • New York, U.S.
    1999

    Fortune Global 500 List of 1999

    New York, U.S.
    1999

    Ford was ranked 3 on the 1999 Fortune Global 500 list.


  • New York, U.S.
    2000

    Fortune Global 500 List of 2000

    New York, U.S.
    2000

    Ford was ranked 4 on the 2000 Fortune Global 500 list.


  • New York, U.S.
    2001

    Fortune Global 500 List of 2001

    New York, U.S.
    2001

    Ford was ranked 4 on the 2001 Fortune Global 500 list.


  • New York, U.S.
    2002

    Fortune Global 500 List of 2002

    New York, U.S.
    2002

    Ford was ranked 5 on the 2002 Fortune Global 500 list.


  • New York, U.S.
    2003

    Fortune Global 500 List of 2003

    New York, U.S.
    2003

    Ford was ranked 6 on the 2003 Fortune Global 500 list.


  • New York, U.S.
    2004

    Fortune Global 500 List of 2004

    New York, U.S.
    2004

    Ford was ranked 6 on the 2004 Fortune Global 500 list.


  • New York, U.S.
    2005

    Fortune Global 500 List of 2005

    New York, U.S.
    2005

    Ford was ranked 8 on the 2005 Fortune Global 500 list.


  • Dearborn, Michigan, U.S.
    Monday Jan 23, 2006

    The Way Forward

    Dearborn, Michigan, U.S.
    Monday Jan 23, 2006

    Fields previewed Ford Motor Company's restructuring plan, named The Way Forward, at the December 7, 2005, board meeting of the company and it was unveiled to the public on January 23, 2006.


  • New York, U.S.
    2006

    Fortune Global 500 List of 2006

    New York, U.S.
    2006

    Ford was ranked 9 on the 2006 Fortune Global 500 list.


  • New York, U.S.
    2007

    Fortune Global 500 List of 2007

    New York, U.S.
    2007

    Ford was ranked 12 on the 2007 Fortune Global 500 list.


  • U.S.
    Monday Jun 02, 2008

    Jaguar and Land Rover Sold

    U.S.
    Monday Jun 02, 2008

    On June 2, 2008, Ford sold its Jaguar and Land Rover operations to Tata Motors for $2.3 billion.


  • New York, U.S.
    2008

    Fortune Global 500 List of 2008

    New York, U.S.
    2008

    Ford was ranked 13 on the 2008 Fortune Global 500 list.


  • New York, U.S.
    2009

    Fortune Global 500 List of 2009

    New York, U.S.
    2009

    Ford was ranked 19 on the 2009 Fortune Global 500 list.


  • U.S.
    Thursday Nov 18, 2010

    3% reduce in stake

    U.S.
    Thursday Nov 18, 2010

    On November 18, 2010, Ford reduced their stake further to just 3%, citing the reduction of ownership would allow greater flexibility to pursue growth in emerging markets. Ford and Mazda remain strategic partners through exchanges of technological information and joint ventures, including an American joint venture plant in Flat Rock, Michigan called Auto Alliance.


  • New York, U.S.
    2010

    Fortune Global 500 List of 2010

    New York, U.S.
    2010

    Ford was ranked 23 on the 2010 Fortune Global 500 list.


  • New York, U.S.
    2011

    Fortune Global 500 List of 2011

    New York, U.S.
    2011

    Ford was ranked 25 on the 2011 Fortune Global 500 list.


  • Genk, Belgium
    Wednesday Oct 24, 2012

    Closing in Genk

    Genk, Belgium
    Wednesday Oct 24, 2012

    On October 24, 2012, Ford announced that it would be closing its Genk assembly plant in eastern Belgium by the end of 2014.


  • U.S.
    Monday Oct 29, 2012

    The Sale of its Climate Control Components Business

    U.S.
    Monday Oct 29, 2012

    On October 29, 2012, Ford announced the sale of its climate control components business, its last remaining automotive components operation, to Detroit Thermal Systems LLC for an undisclosed price.


  • New York, U.S.
    2012

    Fortune Global 500 List of 2012

    New York, U.S.
    2012

    Ford was ranked 27 on the 2012 Fortune Global 500 list.


  • New York, U.S.
    2013

    Fortune Global 500 List of 2013

    New York, U.S.
    2013

    Ford was ranked 28 on the 2013 Fortune Global 500 list.


  • New York, U.S.
    2014

    Fortune Global 500 List of 2014

    New York, U.S.
    2014

    Ford was ranked 26 on the 2014 Fortune Global 500 list.


  • New York, U.S.
    2015

    Fortune Global 500 List of 2015

    New York, U.S.
    2015

    Ford was ranked 27 on the 2015 Fortune Global 500 list.


  • Dearborn, Michigan, U.S.
    Apr, 2016

    A Ten-Year Building Project

    Dearborn, Michigan, U.S.
    Apr, 2016

    In April 2016, Ford announced a plan to modernize its Dearborn engineering and headquarters campuses through a ten-year building project.


  • New York, U.S.
    2016

    Fortune Global 500 List of 2016

    New York, U.S.
    2016

    Ford was ranked 21 on the 2016 Fortune Global 500 list.


  • Mexico
    Tuesday Jan 03, 2017

    Ford Has Cancelled Plans To Invest $1.6 Billion In a New Plant In Mexico

    Mexico
    Tuesday Jan 03, 2017

    On January 3, 2017, Ford CEO Mark Fields announced that in a "vote of confidence" because of the pro-business climate being fostered in part by President-elect Donald Trump, Ford has cancelled plans to invest $1.6 billion in a new plant in Mexico to manufacture the Ford Focus.


  • U.S.
    Feb, 2017

    Argo AI

    U.S.
    Feb, 2017

    In February 2017, Ford Motor Co. acquired majority ownership of Argo AI, an self-driving car startup.


  • New York, U.S.
    2017

    Fortune Global 500 List of 2017

    New York, U.S.
    2017

    Ford was ranked 21 on the 2017 Fortune Global 500 list.


  • Dearborn, Michigan, U.S.
    Friday Aug 31, 2018

    The Focus Active will not go on sale in North America

    Dearborn, Michigan, U.S.
    Friday Aug 31, 2018

    August 31, 2018, Ford announced that the Focus Active will not go on sale in North America because of the tariffs that would be placed on vehicles built overseas.


  • Hannover, Germany
    Sep, 2018

    F-Vision

    Hannover, Germany
    Sep, 2018

    In September 2018, at the IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hannover, Germany, Ford introduced an electric tractor trailer concept vehicle dubbed the F-Vision, which would have Level 4 autonomous driving capability.


  • China
    Monday Sep 10, 2018

    Focus on China

    China
    Monday Sep 10, 2018

    Focus Active is being built in China and later announced in a statement on September 10, 2018 that they have no plans to build it in the United States.


  • New York, U.S.
    2018

    Fortune Global 500 List of 2018

    New York, U.S.
    2018

    Ford was ranked 22 on the 2018 Fortune Global 500 list.


  • U.S.
    Mar, 2019

    A Second U.S. Factory

    U.S.
    Mar, 2019

    In March 2019 Ford announced its intention to invest $850 million in raising production capacity at a second U.S. factory for its next-generation battery-electric vehicle program.


  • New York, U.S.
    2019

    Fortune Global 500 List of 2019

    New York, U.S.
    2019

    Ford was ranked 30 on the 2019 Fortune Global 500 list.


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