Tesla, Zoom, Beyond The Flesh, Ford, Disney

Tesla, Zoom, Beyond The Flesh, Ford, Disney

Here are the biggest calls on Wall Street on Thursday: Wells Fargo upgraded Albemarle to overweight of the same weight. “In the near term, we are upgrading our 2022 and 2023 prospects for ALB at higher lithium prices as companies and competitors have shifted contracts to more variable pricing to take better advantage of tight … Read more

VW, Ford, Daimler worry chip shortage could last for some time

VW, Ford, Daimler worry chip shortage could last for some time

A General Motors assemblyman works on assembling the V6 engine, which is used in various GM cars, trucks and crossovers, at the GM Romulus Powertrain plant in Romulus, Michigan. Rebecca Cook | Reuters Automakers including Ford, Volkswagen and Daimler are still struggling to cope with the impact of a global chip shortage, with executives from … Read more

Ford, UPS, Tesla and more

Ford, UPS, Tesla and more

Here’s Friday’s biggest call on Wall Street: JPMorgan downgrades UPS to neutral from overweight JPMorgan said UPS shares could be held without a key catalyst to boost growth. “Pressure continues to build on US consumers and e-comm growth is slowing. … UPS is operating very well in a dynamic environment but we expect further upgrades … Read more

Hit and miss Ford during its investors day

Hit and miss Ford during its investors day

CEO of Ford Motor Co. Jim Farley walks to speak at a press conference at the Rouge Complex in Dearborn, Michigan, September 17, 2020. Rebecca Cook | Reuters Ford Motor shares jumped 8.5% on Wednesday during CEO Jim Farley’s first investor day as shareholders cheered the automaker’s new “Ford+” plan that aims to increase profits … Read more

How electric pickups stack up in price, range

How electric pickups stack up in price, range

SAN ANTONIO — Ford Motor’s new F-150 Lightning is an electric pickup truck. That might seem obvious because it looks like a truck and has an electric motor and battery instead of an engine, but it needs to be said. Why? Because a successful battery-powered pickup is an important step in the EV transition, for … Read more

Ford’s new Maverick hybrid pickup starts at $19,995 and gets 40 mpg

Ford’s new Maverick hybrid pickup starts at ,995 and gets 40 mpg

DETROIT – Ford Motor’s new Maverick truck will be America’s first pickup with a standard gas-electric hybrid engine when it goes on sale this fall starting at around $20,000. The company unveiled the compact pickup on Tuesday as the smallest vehicle in its highly profitable truck lineup, trailing behind the full-size F-150 and mid-size Ranger … Read more

Detroit rivalry persists even as GM, Ford and Stellantis take on Tesla

Detroit rivalry persists even as GM, Ford and Stellantis take on Tesla

Ford CEO Jim Farley speaks at the unveiling of the all-new Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck at the Ford Rouge Electric Vehicle Center on April 26, 2022 in Dearborn, Michigan. The F-150 Lightning is positioned as the first full-size electric pickup truck to go on sale in the mainstream US market. Bill Pugliano | … Read more

EV start-up Lucid’s market value surpasses Ford by more than $89 billion as stock skyrockets

EV start-up Lucid’s market value surpasses Ford by more than  billion as stock skyrockets

People test the Dream Edition P and Dream Edition R electric vehicles at the Lucid Motors factory in Casa Grande, Arizona, September 28, 2021. Caitlin O’Hara | Reuters Lucid Group’s market value surpassed Ford Motor on Tuesday to $89.9 billion following a 24% rise in the EV start-up’s share price after executives told investors that … Read more

Ford to address dealer concerns about separating EV and legacy business

Ford to address dealer concerns about separating EV and legacy business

Ford CEO Jim Farley poses with a Ford F-150 Lightning pickup truck in Dearborn, Michigan, May 19, 2021. Rebecca Cook | Reuters Ford Motor dealer Marc McEver was surprised when he heard about the automaker’s plans to separate electric vehicles and its legacy business as part of a restructuring under CEO Jim Farley. The owner … Read more

Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup can win first mover advantage

Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup can win first mover advantage

Ford F-150 Lightning on display at the New York Auto Show, April 13, 2022. Scott Mlyn | CNBC DETROIT – Ford Motor will be the first automaker to bring a mainstream full-size electric pickup to the US market, poised to capitalize on its first-mover advantage in what is expected to be a hotly contested segment … Read more