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    Report: Ford prepared for slow Focus Electric sales; battery costs $12-15,000

    Along with Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn, Ford CEO Alan Mulally is confident in the growth of the electric car segment. It's a long-term play, though, so Mulally isn't committing the electric Ford Focus EV to making a strong sales statement. For now, Ford's chief says he'd be fine moving fewer ...

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    Video: David Letterman drives Focus Electric with Ford CEO

    Alan Mulally with David Letterman – Click above to watch video after the jump
    There was a whole lot of nothing new on David Letterman the other night when Ford CEO Alan Mulally appeared on CBS' Late Show with David Letterman along with the upcoming Focus Electric. Well, it was nothing new ...

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    Report: Mulally urges Capitol Hill to adopt national fuel standard

    Will there be one fuel standard to rule them all? Ford CEO Alan Mulally certainly hopes so, and he's letting Washington know. As manufacturers spend time and money pushing to reach established Corporate Average Fuel Economy goals, some states are looking to set their own rules. That could prove ...

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    Detroit CEOs speak up on efficiency and electrification

    In 2006, with the Ford Motor Co. losing boatloads of money, little cash on hand and little of interest in its product pipeline, then-CEO Bill Ford, Jr. announced a major restructuring and brought in Boeing executive vice president Alan Mulally as its new president and CEO. One of Mulally's first ...

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    How Mulally put the Ford Explorer on a crash diet

    2011 Ford Explorer – Click above for high-res image gallery
    According to Bloomberg, the Ford Explorer can thank Alan Mulally for its stay of execution. When the former Boeing executive took the helm at FoMoCo, the powers that be urged him to make a decision on the ancient SUV. Mulally ...

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    Democrats and Republicans agree on higher gas taxes, just not in public all the time

    Senator Alan Simpson (left) and Erskine Bowles (right), Co-Chairman of the Deficit Reduction Commission
    There is a sport in Washington D.C. that comes around like deer season every year: the gas tax debate. And stepping into the clearing this week with brown overcoats and deer antler hats are ...

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    Video: Alan Mulally explains to Jason Calacanis why most people won't be driving electric cars soon

    Mulally on EVs – Click above to watch video after the jump
    For the past several days, the annual All Things Digital conference has been taking place near Los Angeles with an array of interesting speakers, including a couple of tech CEOs named Steve. The sole representative of the auto ...

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    New York 2010: Ford CEO Mulally says eco factors will "set the agenda for all of us"

    The New York Auto Show began, as most of them do, with a keynote speech from an auto executive. In this case, it was Alan Mulally, Ford president and CEO, who talked about Ford (surprise!) and the future of the industry. The real short version is that he believes three main issues – the auto ...

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    DC 2010: Ford CEO Mulally says "we are going to continue to work with the U.S. government" on energy policy

    Ford Motor Company president and chief executive officer Alan Mulally gave the keynote speech at the Washington Auto Show today, touting Ford's product line-up and "best in class" attitude. What we were interested in, though, was Ford's efforts in making more efficient vehicles – and ...

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    Mulally: Ford's path to profitability based on electrification

    2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Ford CEO Alan Mulally says the automaker is on track to return to profitability by 2011, despite posting a record $14.7 billion loss in 2008 and a forecast to continue posting losses through the rest of 2009 and 2010. A major portion ...

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    Ford CEO Mullaly expects many Fords to be electric in a decade

    Click above for high-res gallery of the Ford Focus EV "mule"
    Ford may have been relatively quiet on the electric vehicle front while General Motors got all the attention for its Chevy Volt series hybrid, but the Blue Oval has come roaring back in recent months. It was revealed in its viability ...

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    Mulally personally thanks man who chose Fusion over Prius

    Click above for high-res image gallery of the 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid
    Perhaps Toyota was on to something after all when it argued that the Prius is a more natural competitor to the Fusion Hybrid than the Camry. At least one buyer in Grand Rapids, Michigan, was cross shopping the two gas sippers ...

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    Mulally first to announce that he's driving to Congress, will take Escape hybrid

    Well whadda' ya know. At least one Detroit CEO is planning on driving down to Washington from the Motor City in a real, honest-to-goodness car SUV. We've grown a bit tired of hearing people talk about whether or not Wagoner, Mulally and Nardelli should have flown in their respective company's ...

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    Mulally remains committed to Ford small car strategy despite low gas prices

    Even though gasoline prices are down to almost $2 per gallon around here as election day approaches, Ford CEO Alan Mulally apparently doesn't think the current situation will last. Mulally told Automotive News that the Dearborn automaker is staying the course on its plan to introduce a half dozen ...

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    Obama to Detroit: What do you need? Detroit to Obama: Money.

    The two major U.S. presidential candidates, Barrack Obama and John McCain, have both expressed an interest in investing Federal money into green automotive technology. Although both men have differing ideas about what may be the best way to move forward, it's becoming clear that green automotive ...

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    Alan Mulally has a sit-down with his counterpart at International

    Ford and their truck diesel supplier International have been bickering for months about pricing and splitting warranty costs on the engines that International produces for the Super Duty pickups. It got so bad that International stopped producing the engines that power three quarters of those ...

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    Ford executive says company still stressing eco-technology

    Even though Ford is struggling financially, one executive says the company is committed to investing in technology and new product. Susan Cischke is the VP of environmental and safety engineering and she spoke to reporters before attending a symposium in Japan. She said Ford considers ecological ...


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