Tag Archives: Ford

AGAIN: Trump Lies About Ford Not Moving Kentucky Plant To Mexico, Which They Never Said They Would Do

Reuters reports: U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said Ford Motor Co Executive Chairman Bill Ford Jr told him the automaker would not move a Kentucky plant to Mexico, but the firm said it informed him the decision was to keep one vehicle in U.S. production. On Thursday, Trump posted on Twitter: “I worked hard with Bill Ford to keep the Lincoln ...

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Ford Motor Calls Out Trump’s Lies About Mexico Plant

“Ford has not spoken with Mr. Trump, nor have we made any changes to our plans. We decided to move the F-650 and F-750 medium-duty trucks to Ohio Assembly in 2011, long before any candidates announced their intention to run for U.S. President. We are proud that Ford has invested $10.2 billion in our U.S. plants since 2011 and hired ...

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Ford Sued After Firing Christian Worker For Emailed Anti-Gay Tirade

Back in a January a Ford worker filed an EEOC complaint against the automaker, claiming that he was wrongfully terminated after he responded to an internal newsletter with an anti-gay tirade. The EEOC decided in April not to pursue the complaint, which was filed by the Texas-based anti-gay hate group, the Liberty Institute. Now the man has filed a federal ...

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Ford Worker Files EEOC Complaint Over Firing For His Anti-Gay Email To Bosses

Via Detroit’s ABC affiliate: A former Ford Motor Company contractor says he was fired because he criticized the auto company for having a policy that is pro-gay, according to a complaint filed with U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Thomas Banks of Ypsilanti, who also filed his EEOC complaint against Rapid Global Business Solutions, stated that the companies violated his ...

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Stonewall Inn To Drop Guinness Beer Over Sponsorship Of St. Patrick’s Day Parade
UPDATE: Guinness Pulls Out Of Parade

Via GLAAD: The historic Stonewall Inn, the birthplace of the modern LGBT equality movement, will drop Guinness beer from its shelves beginning Monday, March 17 following the beer company’s decision to stand by its sponsorship of the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The Parade, which is the oldest and largest St. Patrick’s Day celebration in the country, prohibits ...

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The 2014 Ford Canyonero

Source. (Tipped by JMG reader Jeff)

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Morning View – Crown Vics On Fifth

Hailing a fabulously roomy Crown Victoria taxi is getting rare as the city phases them out in anticipation of Ford ending the line’s production next year. In the last week or so I’ve been stuck with a Prius, a Camry, and a Honda SUV. Yeah, yeah environment something something. Boo. There’s nothing like that post-club drunk sprawl as you bounce ...

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Ford To Close Mercury Division

Ford Motor Company has announced that this will be the last year of production for their Mercury line. Mercury’s demise follows a string of famous American nameplates that have been dropped over the last year, including General Motors Co.’s Pontiac, Saturn and Hummer. Ford plans to focus on the design and marketing of its more upscale Lincoln brand — including ...

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Ford To Offer In-Car Wi-Fi

Next year Ford will offer Wi-Fi on selected models. “While you’re driving to grandma’s house, your spouse can be finishing the holiday shopping and the kids can be chatting with friends and updating their Facebook profiles,” said Mark Fields, Ford president of the Americas. “And you’re not paying for yet another mobile subscription or piece of hardware because Ford will ...

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Ford Statement Refutes AFA’s Claims

Yesterday the American Family Association issued a press release claiming that the Ford Motor Company had surrendered to their ongoing boycott and would cease marketing to gays and end charitable contributions to LGBT organizations. This morning I made a few phone calls, initially speaking to Suzanne Wait, head of Ford GLOBE, the company’s LGBT employee group. Wait declined to comment ...

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Has Ford Surrendered To The Wingnuts? Again?

Has Ford once again capitulated to the demands of the wingnuts? The American Family Association is claiming that Ford has bowed to their boycott. From WingNutDaily: In the face of plummeting car sales, Ford Motor Company has taken steps to reduce its aggressive pro-homosexual policies, thus prompting a family-rights group to call off its boycott of the carmaker. …AFA Chairman ...

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The Gays Are Killing Ford!

According to the wingnuts, The Gays are responsible for current woes of Ford Motor Company. Maybe Ford Motor Company management can be forgiven for not taking seriously the American Family Association (AFA’s) call for its members to boycott the automaker in May 2005. The conservative Christian group launched the crusade against the second-largest U.S. automaker for giving money to gay ...

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