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Aug 18 2017
Mark Fields, Jim Cramer, James Hackett and Jim Farley, are the people who have been quoted the greatest number of times about Ford. You can find them on this page and an additional total of 271 people who have something to say about this topic. All the 460 quotes on this page are sorted by date and by name. You can also have access to the articles to get the context of the quotes. The most recent quote from Mark Fields is: “We believe these tax and regulatory reforms are necessary to boost U.S. competitiveness.”.
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Marsha Ershaghi

The mere fact that [Kalanick] felt that he had the right to speak so rawly and openly like that shows what type of company culture they had.feedback

Marsha Ershaghi

Companies are not necessarily toxic as a whole but have micro segments of toxicity.feedback

Kathleen Kennedy - Lucasfilm

She was having a blast. The minute she finished [shooting her scenes], she grabbed me and said, I'd better be at the forefront of IX!' Because Harrison [Ford] was front and center on VII, and Mark [Hamill] is front and center on VIII. She thought IX would be her movie. And it would have been.feedback

Matt Flis - Ford Motor

Active valve performance exhaust gives Mustang owners the best of both worlds – that classic Mustang sound, and the ability to not wake up your neighbours when you leave the house early in the morning or arrive home late at night. When sounds get up into the upper-70-decibel range, that's typically about when they start to bother people. With quiet start activated, the decibel level of the new Mustang GT drops by about 10 decibels, to a much more comfortable 72 decibels – about the level of a household dishwasher.feedback

Jessica Caldwell - Edmunds.com

In today's declining market, every sale counts. We anticipate automakers will continue to ramp up zero-percent finance offers as we get deeper into the summer sell-down season.feedback

Bob Shanks - Ford Motor

We are very cognizant that will be the third-largest market in the world. Some big decisions will be made.feedback

Bob Shanks - Ford Motor

We have a lot of work to do (as) we address issues of how to fix India, . Everything is on the table.feedback

Willa Ford

I know that sounds crazy, but it was the perfect storm, and I walked away. Everyone can tell you it's the greatest love you'll ever know, but truly, watching my husband Ryan with little E is the truest of true love that's of this world.feedback

Willa Ford

I've had so many guys be like, Listen, I figured out I was gay because I realized from your music videos I didn't want to screw you -- I wanted to be you. When I look at Kylie Minogue, she did [her comeback] really right. She did 'Loco-Motion,' she went away for 20 years -- which is almost how long I've gone away -- and then she comes back with this amazing dance-pop record. For me it was groundbreaking in the States. I really do miss music. It's my first passion, my first love.feedback

Willa Ford

A lot of people don't realize this, but my second single was released on September 11, 2001. Everything that happened that day froze; the world stood still, as it should have. My second single didn't do well because anything that launched that day kind of got canned. I really do miss music. It's my first passion, my first love.feedback

Jack Reed

Yes, I think – I think he's crazy. I mean, I don't say that lightly and as a kind of a goofy guy. [Department of Defense] is going to be paralyzed, everybody is going to be paralyzed. He was down at the Ford commissioning. It's just – and he hasn't – not one word about the budget. Not one word about the debt ceiling.feedback

James Hackett

Ford can be a much better company. We can deliver much more value for shareholders.feedback

Jack Reed

I think – I think he's crazy. I mean, I don't say that lightly and as a kind of a goofy guy. Oof. You know, this thing – if we don't get a budget deal, we're going to be paralyzed. He was down at the Ford commissioning. Saying, I want them to pass my budget.' Okay, so we give him $54 billion and then we take it away across the board which would cause chaos.feedback

Jack Reed

He was down at the Ford commissioning. It's just – and he hasn't – not one word about the budget. Not one word about the debt ceiling. You've got [Budget Director Mick] Mulvaney saying we're going to put in all sorts of stuff like a border wall. Then you've got [Treasury Secretary Steve] Mnuchin saying it's got to be clean. We're going to be back in September, and, you know, you're going to have crazy people in the House.feedback

Donald J. Trump

Our enemies will shake with fear because everyone will know that America is coming and America is coming strong.feedback

Donald J. Trump

American steel and American hands have constructed a 100,000-ton message to the world: American might is second to none, and we're getting bigger and better and stronger every day of my administration. Wherever this vessel cuts through the horizon, our allies will rest easy and our enemies will shake with fear, because everyone will know that America is coming and America is coming strong. We do not want cost overruns. We want the best equipment, but we want it built ahead of schedule and we want it built under budget.feedback

Brian Slattery

You can't just run the same ships well beyond their service lives to assume that you can keep up the same level of capability to deter our adversaries.feedback

Jerry Hendrix - Center for a New American Security

Unfortunately some of those technologies did not mature. Hence, we're seeing some delays in some critical programs, including the new Ford-Class carrier. The Russians have made decisions to invest in fairly exquisite platforms, like the new Yasen-Class submarine, which is a nuclear powered, fast-attack boat which is very advanced. And if they got two or three of those loose in the Atlantic, and we didn't know where they were, it would cause real complications for the United States as well as NATO.feedback

Brian Slattery

The Budget Control Act, as far as it pertains to defense, was wrong-minded and that should not have been systematically reducing defense spending.feedback

Donald J. Trump

And we're getting bigger, better and stronger every day of my administration, that I can tell you. When it comes to battle, we don't want a fair fight. We want just the opposite. We demand victory, and we will have total victory, believe me.feedback

Tom Lin

With the next car I buy, I'm going to take more care to check out any odd smells.feedback

Tom Lin

The smell inside the car can often be pretty pungent.feedback

Garrison Keillor

Giraffes are dying out because they are a joke, an ungainly mythological-looking amalgamation of a horse and a stepladder.feedback

Ford O'Neil

If we're right, there is going to be a larger total return for those [longer duration] securities.feedback

Ford O'Neil

The risk assets we purchased are priced for perfection. There isn't a lot of value and very little margin for error.feedback

Sam Doerfler

We are thrilled to represent Danny Amendola, not only one of the top athletes in his field, but also a man of great character. Danny's work ethic, drive, and track record of success help make him the perfect fit to partner with some of the best brands and creative teams in the fashion industry, and we look forward to bringing him those opportunities.feedback

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

From Ford to DuPont to Honeywell, leaders are being punished unfairly. for long-term thinking.feedback

Peter Fleet - Ford Motor

We continue to see negative industry pricing in China. We are not pricing our way to growth but relying on the strength of market demand for our product line-up and the attraction of our Ford and Lincoln brands to customers in China.feedback

Scott McLaughlin - Ford Motor

It was our goal to come here and get a couple of podiums and just stay in the fight so I think we've well and truly done that. I had an awesome battle there with J-Dub at the start. Man we had some fun out there. It was awesome.feedback

Scott McLaughlin - Ford Motor

It's the best place to start. I am excited by it. I love qualifying, I always have and I am lucky to have a great car underneath me. I am living the dream at the moment and I am just trying to make the most of it, as a young bloke does.feedback

James Piereson

What’s the trouble with ‘mission-related investments’? Who defines the mission.feedback

Mark Phelan

I am certain this is the first time in 25 years of determining this award that we have not had a Detroit brand on the list.feedback

Mark Phelan

Detroit is ahead of the curve when it comes for trucks, SUVs and crossovers. The market has shifted to those bigger vehicles and Detroit's automakers are being very smart investing in the types of models people want to buy.feedback

Michiel van Ratingen

While a three-star rating is unexceptional, the updates Ford have introduced have not only made Mustang's safety better in key areas but also show that the company cares about its customers and safety reputation.feedback

Virginia Williams

I feel like had I not been through what I went through, my gratitude wouldn't be as deep as it is. All of the nuisances of motherhood seem, I think, smaller than they would have.feedback

Virginia Williams

For years I was pregnant then not pregnant, pregnant then not pregnant. It was devastating.feedback

Helen Long

These vessels represent some aspects of the women's movement and women's lives today. They have marks from horsehair, representing the sacrifice Emily Davison made at the Epsom Derby. They are embedded with lace to show the struggle of women in the industrial revolution. They are scarred and cut to represent domestic abuse and FGM. They are sewn into the base to celebrate the Ford Dagenham women's worker's strike for equal pay.feedback

Michelle Krebs - Auto Trader Group

We think the second half could be a little bit stronger than the first half was. We don't see any imbalances that suggest anything is going to collapse.feedback

Sheryl Connelly - Ford Motor

Don't just observe the landscape. Participate in the community you're surrounded by.feedback

Sheryl Connelly - Ford Motor

In a world of increasing distractions, being in a car for an extended period of time is a great way to bond with your family or friends and see sights you may not get to otherwise.feedback

Jessica Caldwell - Edmunds.com

We're kind of at the point where we don't have a boost from that.feedback

Mustafa Mohatarem - General Motors

U.S. total sales are moderating due to an industry-wide pull-back in daily rental sales, but key U.S. economic fundamentals clearly remain positive. Under the current economic conditions, we anticipate U.S. retail vehicle sales will remain strong for the foreseeable future.feedback

Jessica Caldwell - Edmunds.com

Stretching out loan terms to secure a monthly payment they're comfortable with is becoming buyers' go-to way to get the cars they want, equipped the way they want them. It's financially risky, leaving borrowers exposed to being upside down on their vehicles for a large chunk of their loans, but it's also a sign that consumers are still confident enough in the economy to spend more on their vehicles and commit to paying for them longer.feedback

Art Buchwald

Everyone from Joseph Alsop to Vice President Gerald Ford pleaded that the country should forget about Watergate so the president could devote his time and efforts to such important matters as the energy crisis.feedback

Ryan Brinkman - JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Mr. Hackett intends to unpack and accelerate Ford's pre-existing long-term strategy.feedback

Itay Michaeli - Citigroup Global Markets

Mr. Hackett acknowledged that past slow decision-making – sometimes caused by confusion over 'who is in charge' within newer efforts – has been an issue at Ford.feedback

Chris Murtha

The idea that someone would go out and run an errand or return from work and be involved in such a horrific collision is shocking. It's disheartening, disruptive and certainly impact to the people who transit that road on a daily basis.feedback

Darren Walker

To successful people, to interrogate their success requires that they acknowledge the injustice that is baked into our systems. And that's really, really hard to do, because we're patriots. We believe in our country. We believe that there is something that makes it possible for people like me, and Jeff, and you.feedback

Darren Walker

As Americans, we want to believe that you can get on that mobility escalator and ride it as far as you want, but that no one rides it faster than anyone else.feedback

Brenda A. Levin

People just didn't know about this. They know about the Hollywood Bowl. We've been in L.A. for 40 years. I've probably been here three times. The context is the natural environment – the canyon itself. How do you be sympathetic to the fact that you are in the middle of a canyon? Here, you're totally encompassed in that natural environment.feedback

Graham Fink

The finances of doing shows there was hard because you could make a lot more money at more modern place with more modern capacities.feedback

Sheila Kuehl

But the Ford is really unique. Our outdoor venues are very, very big – except for the Ford. So it's an amphitheater experience in these beautiful hills that is also very intimate.feedback

Jacob Tremblay

I saw Harrison Ford. But I never got to, like, visit him. And that's like one of my biggest life regrets, ever.feedback

Jacob Tremblay

I went to an early screening so it was pretty cool that I was one of the first kids to see the 'Star Wars' movie.feedback

Jacob Tremblay

That's my favorite thing I have, other than my family and friends. It keeps me entertained when I'm on an airplane or I'm bored.feedback

Don Buben - Home Depot

Stress is brought to work, and that ultimately affects our associates in the store and the customer experience, and it becomes a business issue as well. It affects everyone from our hourly associates up to the executive level.feedback

Kevin Harvick

I am so excited. I think as you look at it, getting our first win with Ford, this has been a great journey for us as an organization and team. Kurt (Busch) winning the Daytona 500 and we have run well. Everybody from Bush, Jimmy John's and Mobil 1, Outback, Hunt Brothers and everybody. It is a great day. It finally all came together and we were able to not have any cautions there at the end.feedback

Donald J. Trump

And by the way, that number is going to go up very substantially as they expand this area. So the 1,100 is going to be a minimum number. These companies are not going to be taking people's hearts out. They are not going to be announcing, like they did at Carrier, that they are closing up and moving to Mexico.feedback

Matt Fox

We started using data analytics in our Eagle Ford business. And everywhere we look there are applications for this.feedback

Alfredo Arzola

There's still very dynamic investment and growth in plants.feedback

Philippe Houchois - Jefferies

For a long time, the quality of vehicles coming out of China was not to global standards. There was a gap in quality that (favored) Mexico -- but that is closing. That is probably a threat to Mexico.feedback

Robert Lighthizer

As the USTR, I find that very troubling. I want to look and see what the incentives there are. It doesn't necessarily make sense to me. If it happened for reasons that are non-economic reasons, then I think the administration should take action. I think it's probably early to say that the president's policies are responsible for Ford doing whatever it is that it's doing, but I think it's something we have to look at.feedback

James Rubenstein

North America is a highly integrated production system with the three countries totally, inextricably intertwined with each other.feedback

Reid Wilk - PricewaterhouseCoopers

It has to do the scale. If you happen to be selling a car globally and only making 300,000, how expensive is it to make in every location?feedback

Joe Hinrichs - Ford Motor

We can reinvest in the business, including exciting things that we're working on in autonomy and electrification, and a lot of that work is done right here in the US.feedback

Cui Dongshu

Ford's moving production to China shows China's competitiveness in manufacturing is continuously increasing and our industrial supply chain is improving. But this is obviously against Trump's policies – it is quite complicated and may cause some friction in Sino-American trade in the future.feedback

Jeff Cai

In terms of the building quality, it's pretty similar.feedback

Wilbur Ross

The Ford decision shows how flexible multinational companies are in terms of geography. I believe that as President Trump's policies and reforms take hold, more companies will begin to locate their facilities in the U.S. as several German and Japanese automakers already have.feedback

Tom Ford

I don't wear these kinds of colors. You have to learn what works on you.feedback

Tom Ford

Classics, . We make classic men's wear. That's what I like on men.feedback

Tom Ford

It's a very sort of '70s thing to do. There was, in the '70s, a moment when even a few luxury companies used to sell a tonal shirt and tie together in a plastic box. I love that.feedback

Tom Ford

There's not really a thing for men we don't make.feedback

Michael Useem

Who ever thought Ford would be competing with Google? But they are, and Mark Fields wasn't moving fast enough.feedback

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

He's the poster child for what's happened to the C.E.O. job. Until last month, people thought dynastic family capital like the Ford family was the solution to rampant short-termism. I'm sorry Ford forgot that recipe.feedback

Michael D. Clow - US Army

The U.S. Army facilitated the procurement and delivery of thousands of Ford Ranger trucks to the Afghan National Army and Afghan National Police, concluding in 2012. The managing program office has not facilitated the transfer of any vehicles out of Afghanistan, and we cannot speculate on the origin or disposition of the truck in the image.feedback

Evelyn Clay

This murder was torture. That child suffered a slow and agonizing death. That little body looked like it had been pulverized from head to toe. Her treatment of this child was evil. Enough!feedback

Evelyn Clay

Helen Ford did know how to say 'no,' . She knew how to say 'no' to Gizzell – no water, no food, no sleep, no praise. She did not say 'yes' to the basic requirements of human care.feedback

Takahiro Hachigo - Honda

We're going to put utmost top priority on electrification and advanced safety innovations going forward.feedback

Adam Jonas - Morgan Stanley & Co. International

We believe that Ford's earnings outlook may need to be reset as much as 50 percent lower over the next 18 to 24 months.feedback

Yale Zhang

From the second half and into next year they will launch some newer generation products and the situation will be better.feedback

Peter Fleet - Ford Motor

We've strengthened our marketing plan in China for the second quarter, with new and exciting customer promotions for Ford-branded vehicles.feedback

Ned Ryan

Our mission is to identify, test and launch financial products that meet the changing needs of consumers. We're addressing the void in the consumer space between daily rentals and long-term (financial) commitments.feedback

Troy A. Clarke - Navistar International

We are on track to improve on last year's results, but still have quite a bit of work to do in the second half. However, the work we've done in the first six months growing share, building our backlog, and managing costs, combined with improving industry conditions, positions us to deliver a stronger second half.feedback

Neil St Clair-Ford

I was travelling south along Granville Road past one of the properties where I work and got to the brow of the hill, and over it saw something white lying in the road. It was a bit drizzly, towards dusk, so the light wasn't great. I slowed down and saw it was a person. I stopped the car, wondered what it was. Looked around. You have to be a little bit careful because you are trained not to stop the car in case someone wants to kidnap the principal. It was so faint when he made a noise. It was more like a choke. His life signs were very faint.feedback

Neil St Clair-Ford

Each of the gates have vehicle registration cameras and also have security cameras. There are mobile security travelling around the estate and the manned gates are manned 24 hours a day, seven days a week.feedback

Robert Wastell

During this time you were with the man collapsed in the road, do you remember seeing any vomit? Did you suffer any problem with your mouth afterwards? Any blistering or skin coming off at all or any illness?feedback

Neil St Clair-Ford

Certainly there are some high profile individuals. Many of them don't have bodyguards but have chauffeur-security guards. At St George's Hill there are a number of gates. There are two main gates so unless you have a pass you cannot get through the gates.feedback

Gareth Osborn

One of the significant changes for us has been the growth of the digital economy.feedback

Paul Lewis

SEGRO has single ownership of the estate which enables us to do clever things with planning.feedback

James Finnis

Once an office building is turned into residential, it is never going to come back. There isn't a long list of companies lining up to leave London and come down the train line quite yet, but my sense is there will be businesses that come.feedback

David Watkins

Slough is on one of the main fibre trunk routes out of London, which makes it an ideal place to put data centres. There is also access to large amounts of power, which we need.feedback

Rick Longenecker

When companies here do business with a Ford or a G.M., they sign a contract that is not only binding – in many cases it is pretty harsh. Now we have this deal to prevent a global catastrophe, and it's nonbinding? That is ridiculous. And it makes us think that there is a hidden agenda, that we are just transferring trillions of dollars to China.feedback

John A. Challenger - Challenger, Gray & Christmas

Ford's announcement of 20,000 global layoffs to streamline and cut costs is a typical strategy of large corporations who need to pivot to stay competitive.feedback

Colleen Madden - Challenger, Gray & Christmas

We use company announcements, media reports, and SEC filings to compile numbers. We found numerous reports citing the 10 percent global job cuts for Ford. We used those reports in our numbers.feedback

Jessica Caldwell - Edmunds.com

While demand for new vehicles is still relatively strong, it's a bit of smoke and mirrors. Dealers and automakers really pushed the deals over the holiday weekend to prop up their May numbers. Incentives were up sharply, and it seems automakers are putting more cash on the hood to nudge car shoppers to buy versus lease.feedback

Andrew Challenger

You've seen the Jet.com purchase by Wal-Mart ... e-commerce is coming to the grocery stores as well.feedback

John A. Challenger - Challenger, Gray & Christmas

Ford's announcement of 20,000 global layoffs to streamline and cut costs is a typical strategy of large corporations who need to pivot to stay competitive. As consumers demand electric and self-driving options, traditional automakers will need to adapt.feedback

Solomon Hsiang

Putting national resources further into coal while China takes the lead in solar is like investing in building a better horse-drawn carriage back when Henry Ford was investing in mass producing cars.feedback

Rachel Waddilove

Modern parenting is all about the child and that's what I don't like about it. I'm not belittling the fact that children are precious, they're a gift but we're building a generation of little tin gods and it's not creating a very nice society. We've lost the plot. I see myself as being half way between Gina Ford and Baby Whisperer Tracy Hogg. You're not leaving a cold, hungry, unloved child on its own to cry for hours. That's abuse. We're talking about a baby with a full stomach in a comfy cot learning to self settle and sleep. That's parenting.feedback

James Hackett

There's more to come later in the week that will round out my team.feedback

Kathleen Kennedy - Lucasfilm

She was having a blast [on The Last Jedi]. The minute she finished, she grabbed me and said, I'd better be at the forefront of IX! Because Harrison [Ford] was front and centre on VII, and Mark [Hamill] is front and centre on VIII. She thought IX would be her movie. And it would have been.feedback

Bill Ford

We have to empower the teams and we have to move fast, and we have to trust our people to move fast.feedback

James Hackett

The leadership changes we are announcing today across our global business are important as we foster even greater teamwork, accountability and nimble decision-making. I am excited to work together with Bill Ford and such a talented and diverse group of leaders to create a more vibrant Ford that delivers value for all of our stakeholders.feedback

Joe Langley - IHS

GM seems to be getting more for its money and realizing the results sooner.feedback

Eddie Jones

I've decided to have co-captains this weekend with Chris Robshaw and George Ford. We need the responsibility of leadership shared. Chris will look after the forwards and defence while George will look after the backs and attack. It splits the responsibility nicely and with so many younger players there we need co-captains rather than just one guy responsible for everything.feedback

Mike Levine - Ford Motor

We're bullish on our strong pipeline of all-new cars, trucks and SUVs coming in the next five years. What's more, the vehicles that we are launching ... will continue to deliver high transaction prices and good business.feedback

Stephen Levins

They used it because it was cheaper. It saved a few dollars for the car manufacturers to market this dangerous product to consumers here in Hawaii despite publicly available information that ammonium nitrate, this is a chemical principally used to propel rockets...was volatile and unpredictable.feedback

Bruce Clark - Moody's

The appointment of a new CEO at Ford was unexpected and comes in the absence of any major missteps by the company during recent years. This significant senior management change, and the identification of issues that are serious enough in the eyes of the board to undertake that change, reflect credit-negative events within the company. This change was abrupt and may be outside of normal succession planning. We are concerned that this could reflect a more serious set of challenges in these areas than Moody's had previously anticipated.feedback

Rob Mee

We'll definitely do it when the market conditions and the business conditions are just right. Everything that we do is open-source ... in that mode of openness, now that we provide cloud technology as well, which we have built over the last four years, (the cloud business) has become a big growth engine for us. Companies want a multi-cloud strategy. The timing is really good for us to step up investment in Asia in a big way.feedback

Michael Warrilow - Gartner

The future for cloud is bright ... adoption will increase within the majority of organizations. There is definitely a place for smaller companies to use big public cloud providers for their advantage.feedback

Rob Mee

Software development is optimized for continuous change is essentially what it is. Prior to that, software development had tried to limit change because it was seen as risky. It turns out that in order to move safely, you have to move much more quickly.feedback

George Ford

Eddie has challenged me to keep improving our attack, to ask more questions of the opposition and to be more dangerous. It's good sometimes to play with different people and come up with different ways of trying to break teams down.feedback

David Sullivan

Making cars is hard. I would argue that making a CD is not very hard. Ford is first and foremost a vehicle manufacturing company. It looks to me like Mark Fields put that part of the business on cruise control. You didn't hear management discussing how they were going to not let that happen gain. The message wasn't really communicated on how they were going to fix the day-to-day operations of the business.feedback

David Sullivan

Now is a time when the company needs to be more cognizant of what's going on on the manufacturing side of the business, especially as people shift from cars to crossovers and SUVs.feedback

Joe Phillippi

It will be many years before a lot of the stuff Fields has been working on will achieve a payoff.feedback

Edward Niedermeyer

This transition here is totally out of character for them. Clearly there was some need for some symbolism in terms of emphasizing how important these future technologies are to the business.feedback

James Hackett

I do think that the vision and our role in that future has to be better. I know that that can be better, and I know that we can build better enthusiasm for Ford. I've got all the opportunity to make the decisions we need and a great team to help me get there.feedback

George Ford

I don't think you would want to go to Argentina thinking: 'Let's try our best and see what happens.' We want to go there and win 2-0 – and we are expecting to do so regardless of who is here.feedback

Denny Solomona

I'm not out of Argentina just yet, I'm doing everything in my power to make sure I make the trip. I've done all the necessary steps to get back in there.feedback

Eddie Jones

I'm looking to try to develop that all the time really. As a 10, you're more an on-field leader but I suppose especially last week and this week there's some more off-field stuff that I've tried to develop and take upon myself a little bit more.feedback

James Hackett

I am so excited to work with Bill Ford and the entire team to create an even more dynamic and vibrant Ford that improves people's lives around the world, and creates value for all of our stakeholders. I have developed a deep appreciation for Ford's people, values, and heritage during the past four years as part of the company and look forward to working together with everyone tied to Ford during this transformative period.feedback

Bill Ford

These are really unparalleled times, and it really requires transformational leadership during these times. He and I sat down Friday and really decided this was the right time for him to go and for us to have new leadership. People can speculate all they want about that. But the fact is, he is (retiring), and I feel we've got a great leader in Jim.feedback

Brian Johnson

First, we'd suspect that new CEO Jim Hackett will likely be a medium-term CEO, with a successor to be groomed over the coming years (perhaps in 3-4 yrs). Both have big challenges and perhaps the board's thinking is this will motivate them to cut deeper, act faster, etc. If there was one area where Ford was admittedly soft in more recent years. For example, profits on the new F-Series, while solid, appear to be less than they could be due to decisions on commodities, such as steel and aluminum. A new role of head of global operations would allow these issues to be addressed.feedback

Joseph Spak - RBC Capital Partners

We and the market spend a lot of time talking about the future with Ford. However, we wonder if the board is also questioning some of the strategic decisions with their core business. For instance, GM decided to re-enter the U.S. small pickup market over 3 years ago and Ford at the time said they didn't see a market for it. Ford will now re-enter that market 3 years from today. This is a small segment to be sure, but it may show some insight into decision making.feedback

Scott Cook - Intuit

Lots of people can manufacture well, but manufacturing the same old products will get you the same old results. You hire a Jim if you want to learn to manufacture what people will want next.feedback

James Hackett

Both of us feel like over the years – what happens in big corporations – the bureaucracy and the hierarchy's probably overwhelmed what can be faster decision making. Bill gets it, he understands the culture. We are totally aligned.feedback

Bill Ford Jr. - Ford Motor

We're moving from a position of strength to transform Ford for the future. Jim Hackett is the right CEO to lead Ford during this transformative period for the auto industry and the broader mobility space.feedback

Bill Ford

We have to re-energize our business, we need to modernize our business.feedback

Joseph Spak - RBC Capital Partners

Ford's reputation with the investor community with respect to the secular pressures is that they are throwing a lot of things at the wall. They are doing a lot. Some of it may be smart. But the overall communication hasn't been great. A simpler message may be needed.feedback

Jim Cramer

He had a difficult situation. He was told to develop an autonomous car. He's told to be a worldwide guy. You do have peak auto in the U.S. and U.S. is really where Ford has made its biggest strides. So, it's kind of an impossible situation.feedback

Jim Cramer

I was not surprised. If you judge a guy by a stock price, I guess he had to go.feedback

Chris DeRose

The analogous thing is he would talk about taking Steelcase out of commodity hell. When you think about where the auto industry is, I think there's a pretty clear message that here's a guy who knows how to differentiate in a low-margin, commodity based business.feedback

Mark Fields - Ford Motor Company

You have to have one foot in today ... but also one foot in the future. I think investors understand our strategy.feedback

James Hackett

The way that that gets fixed is the nature of the innovation and the ideas making their way into the market. It even sounds a little corny but the stock price is a consequence of the actions we're going to take to make the company more fit, more profitable and a more fun place to work. The biggest challenge I had [at Steelcase], and I will have here, is to have everybody see the future. They can see their opportunity in that. And secondly, that it's our right to win and we don't have to cede that to anybody, Tesla or any of them. I love that challenge because I know how to do that.feedback

Jack Nerad

Mark Fields was given the nearly impossible task of making the utterly conventional auto manufacturer, Ford Motor Company, into a high-tech information-style company with share values to match. Despite turning in credible profits, Fields was unable to turn Ford into a stock market darling, and that may well prove elusive going forward.feedback

Gary Bradshaw - Hodges Capital Management

There's just nothing out there that looks like it will get the stock moving. GM is in the same boat. They don't have a car out there like a Tesla that is getting people excited and saying they need to buy it.feedback

Richard Bazzy

We had a lot of internal turmoil. People weren't sure what direction we were going.feedback

Erik Gordon

I think he's going to have to prove himself. The fact that he was probably the most successful CEO in the office furniture business doesn't mean he is automatically going to be a successful CEO in an industry that requires technical knowledge.feedback

James Hackett

We don't have to cede that to anyone. Not even Tesla.feedback

Henry Ford - Ford Motor

That didn't play into a big way what we are looking at today. You can always find those issues. That's just part of being in business.feedback

James Hackett

I am the product of wonderful parents who themselves managed through difficult economic times in their lives.feedback

James Hackett

It's a perversity that when you see something changing you think it's just a flash or a temporary moment. The system that's most dominant believes its virtues will keep it from ever being overtaken. And what I learned from them was you can always really be cynical and downtrodden, but it takes leadership with inspiration and hope to imagine the brighter side of things. And I believe that I've always seen the promise of our company.feedback

David Brady

It assumes a set of conditions that I view as about zero possibility. Trump's impeached and the Republicans manage to hold the House and the Senate? That's not going to happen. The voters would punish them and the result is you've got Pence as president and he's more like Gerry Ford.feedback

Mary Greenwell

To get that sort of look, I always use Sensai Bronzing Gel, £31, which is the most natural bronzer and gives skin a boost of hyaluronic acid. My fail safe mascara is Sensai's 38°C Mascara as it lasts all day and will not budge and then I highlight eyes with Tom Ford brow pencil and eyeliners and Chanel eyeshadows, which just add soft definition.feedback

Carol Clark

It's still not unusual to see out-of-town teams from La Junta [65 miles], Rocky Ford [54 miles] or Walsenburg [53 miles] walk around the mall after soccer or basketball games.feedback

Joe Phillippi

As the (Detroit) Big Three look out at the landscape, they see dramatic changes coming in the concept of mobility. They are desperately trying to figure out the future business model and how they will fit in.feedback

Rick Barnes

He would tell you it wasn't easy. We had a lot of long talks where he started saying, Can I do it this way? Can I do it that way?' And one thing I told him, You got to understand something. Your jersey is hanging in that building, and you have gotta have a degree from the University of Texas.' And we argued a little bit, but he always came back around.feedback

Rick Barnes

I'm proud of him. Because he is -- I told him, you can never be associated with any other university but the University of Texas, and I'm just really -- oh, it's cool, man. But I'm so happy for him, and proud is an understatement. But he deserves it more than anybody. I'm walking,' and he said 'You better be there. And I said I wouldn't miss it for anything. I love him. I love him.feedback

Tim Aker

We have got to make sure that we have Ukip MPs on the backbenches, the Vietcong in the trees, making sure that if they don't deliver, if they don't do what the people want, we will be there to strike. Without Ukip in the Commons, there will be no Brexit. Now they are selecting Remain candidates for safe seats. Take Vicky Ford, also known as Vichy Ford due to her willingness to collaborate with the EU, can this euro-fanatic be trusted with Brexit. Jackie Doyle Price, Brandon Lewis, Matt Warman, all Remain MPs in heavily Brexit seats. They have to go.feedback

Dan Ammann - General Motors

These actions will further allow us to focus our resources on winning in the markets where we have strong franchises and see greater opportunity. We have compelling plans for growth in both the top line and the bottom line as we invest for the future.feedback

Daniel Niles

The longer it keeps climbing and the higher valuations go, the more nervous I become. We're long overdue for a correction. This is the second-longest bull market since World War II. China's auto sales last year were really stimulated by the fact that they cut taxes down to 5 percent from 10. So that went ahead and really ramped up auto sales last year into the double digits. The most recent month, it went negative. In the U.S., we all know what is going on with Ford. This market is very concentrated to say the least. But I think you do have to look at the individual names within the market.feedback

David Whiston - Morningstar

But at the same time, there's not much they can do right now. The market is at its peak. There's no one or two silver bullets that will make the stock rally.feedback

David Whiston - Morningstar

I think Ford is in a tough spot. They have to invest for the future, and the earnings they are generating are quite good.feedback

Helima Croft - BC Capital

Other plays still remain on the sidelines in this $50 environment. When we were growing at a million barrels in the U.S., it wasn't Permian. It was Bakken and Eagle Ford. The other thing about shale is it has a very high decline rate. The shale did come back stronger. Rigs are returning and for now it remains largely a Permian story.feedback

Joe Phillippi

Profitability is under pressure, so cuts are necessary, pure and simple.feedback

Arun Sundararajan

Wouldn't you be more inclined to rely on the software and cybersecurity ingenuity of Google, Uber, Didi, Lyft, Amazon, Apple or Tesla (the exception), rather than trusting the digital capabilities of Ford, Toyota, Daimler or BMW?feedback

Jim Farley

We are spending a lot of time thinking and talking about how we need to change our operations and what support we need from the government and other entities, not only in the UK, to make sure (trade) friction doesn't get created.feedback

John JV Venable - Air Force

Being able to reliability regulate the launch speed at which something goes off the boat, then not ruin that aircraft over time and not have excessive wear and tear is [done] better with an electric catapult. The Navy was thinking about this in the long-term sense, what is going to leave the boat in 50 years, because that's how long each of the Ford-Class carriers will last. We've got to be prepared and got to build the technology that... meets that future demand.feedback

Paul Buetow - General Motors

Robots aren't the threat. The threat is not being able to run your business with products that people want to buy.feedback

Jamal Hameedi - Ford Motor

I'm most proud of the suspension and the aero. They are the magic sauce of this car.feedback

Jamal Hameedi - Ford Motor

I wanted the driver to feel he is on the starting grid at Le Mans.feedback

Jamal Hameedi - Ford Motor

I'd love to say we'd tuned the engine note just so, but that's pretty much the way it came out of the exhaust.feedback

Mark Fields - Ford Motor Company

We continue to deliver solid results with our core automotive business by keeping one foot in today, while at the same time prudently expanding into new forms of mobility and placing one foot in tomorrow. We're going through this transition. We're embracing it and I think you will see a lot more exciting news on this to come.feedback

Jim Farley

For Ford, it's not only important for the UK's agreement with the 27 (remaining EU) countries but equally important are countries like Turkey and South Africa which hasn't really been talked about. There should be a transition period. That transition period is really critical for the future of our investments in the UK.feedback

Mark Fields - Ford Motor Company

The bottom line is the biggest strategic shift in the history of our company is well underway and gaining momentum. We continue to deliver solid results in our core automotive business by keeping one foot in today.feedback

Paul Boross

If you are not giving players a solid belief system, they are not going to shine. At United, Fergie used to talk about the difference between being a United player and not being a United player was that ability to focus and have that mental resilience. The American car manufacturer Henry Ford said 'Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you are right.feedback

Denis Villenueve

We are still exploring the themes of memories and empathy. That is what the film is about: What it means to be human.feedback

Francis Ford Coppola

Trusting the leadership of huge corporations with America's artistic heritage is a crucial mistake, and can already be seen in the 'monotony' of contemporary major studio cinema. The changes you are making at the FCC will only make the fragile balance between artist and businessman more impossible to maintain. I assure you that none of the films that I or my contemporaries are known and celebrated for could exist today in such a climate.feedback

Jack White

One day, I want this place to be like what I had heard about Henry Ford wanted for the Ford Motor Company, which was you pour in all your raw materials on this side, and out the other side of the factory pop out cars. You know, I sometimes sort of lay in bed thinking a lot of it is a waste of my time. Because I don't know how much of it really connects and follows through, and especially in the day and age I was dropped on planet Earth, to work in the day and age where people – music is the last thing on their mind after their cellphone, Netflix, Internet.feedback

Pierre Hilzim

For food, this is fun to do. It's been a great time. My children have grown up here, literally. They were not even a year old when they first started coming to Jazz Fest, and now they're here pretty much running the food, with me getting in their way. It's allowed us to meet people we never would have met. We've fed three presidents, two popes, a whole bunch of heads of state, all kinds of celebrities and people, and they wander back here. I mean, we fed Francis Ford Coppola here one day.feedback

Michelle Krebs - Auto Trader Group

This is the less painful way for automakers to cut inventories... to extend summer shutdowns. Otherwise, the automakers repeat the same mistakes of the past. They know what an ugly move it is when they continue to let inventories grow.feedback

Michelle Krebs - Auto Trader Group

We've seen a bit of softening of sales. Trimming production is the responsible, disciplined reaction that automakers should take.feedback

Kelli Felker - Ford Motor Company

We expect the majority of these temporary layoffs will be voluntary and that the workers will return in the fall when we begin to build the new model year vehicles.feedback

Sally Bedell Smith

She fell in love at age 18 and she never looked at anyone else.feedback

Edward Ford

Some were very concerned. The line was slightly tenuous at that point. So, it was only natural that the older generation – friends of the King like Lord Salisbury – were concerned that who the Queen was with was totally and utterly suitable. So they were sniffing around to see what he was like.feedback

Graham Hill - Kbr

This is like ordering a Ford. There's a base package, and you can add extras.feedback

Dan Nathan

I really think you're going to have a check back to around the $300 level – the breakout level from just a couple of weeks ago.feedback

Bill Ford

What you're starting to see is serious advertisers are recognizing Snap as an ad platform of scale alongside of Google and Facebook, and [advertisers] want a third alternative.feedback

Guy Adami

The downside in Ford looks potentially dramatic.feedback

Luke Tilley

It deserves a yellow light in the sense we're watching it closely. At the same time, we think the auto market is something that has its own internal dynamics and isn't something indicative of consumer spending. At this point we don't think it's indicative of consumers retrenching in the overall sense.feedback

Ward McCarthy - Jefferies

This has been ongoing since Q4 of last year, where the upward momentum just petered out. It does seem like credit has tightened up somewhat, and of course you had both Easter and Passover in April, which is unusual. That could have been a factor. The bottom line is the upward trend in light vehicle sales peaked. Going forward light vehicle sales are not likely to contribute to trend growth. They'll be a factor in month-to-month changes in retail sales.feedback

Mustafa Mohatarem - General Motors

When you look at the broader economy, including a strong job market, rising wages, low inflation and low interest rates, and couple them to low fuel prices and strong consumer confidence, you have everything you need for auto sales to weather headwinds and remain at or near historic highs.feedback

Jeffrey Lehosky

If they didn't have their manufacturing in Mexico - the plants, the Ford plants, the Chevy plants, the GM plants - then they'd be right back up in Michigan or they'd be back in Ohio or they'd be back in Indianapolis or Indiana, and there'd be more employed people here in the States as opposed to Mexico. And the price of the vehicle's not going to change, realistically, when you think about it. . . . I just kind of believe in 'Made in the USA.' You know? Buy American.feedback

Jeff Schuster - LMC Automotive

This will have to balance with natural demand at some point relatively soon or the industry will be heading into potential troubled waters and unhealthy habits.feedback

Francis Ford Coppola

I put that cat in his hands. It was the studio cat. It was one take.feedback

Elon Musk - Tesla Motors

The Model 3 is on track to start limited vehicle production in July and to steadily ramp production to exceed 5,000 vehicles per week at some point in the fourth quarter and 10,000 vehicles per week at some point in 2018.feedback

Francis Ford Coppola

I haven't seen these movies for years. I found (watching) a very emotional experience. I forgot a lot about the making of it and thought about the story, and the story used a lot of family and my personal stuff.feedback

Diane Keaton

Francis, it was so beautiful. Everybody is so great in it, and the music is so – every choice you made was so authentically brilliant. I mean that. It's so unusual.feedback

Francis Ford Coppola

I was told (by studio executives ) that having Brando in the film would make it less commercial than having a total unknown.feedback

Francis Ford Coppola

They (the studio) hated Brando. They thought he mumbled and they hated the film . . . It was very dark.feedback

Francis Ford Coppola

I just saw his face. Everywhere we went, all the girls lit up for Al, for some reason.feedback

Diane Keaton

Every choice you made was so authentically brilliant. It's so unusual!feedback

Diane Keaton

She had me in tears watching what she did with the part, and this was on a fucking computer!feedback

Francis Ford Coppola

I was disappointed in the book when I first read it because it's very long. Much of the book - about a third - is about Lucy Mancini's anatomy. I just saw his face. Once you see someone in the role, it's very hard to get that out of your head.feedback

Dave Cole

We're entering the most turbulent era since I started watching the auto industry – and the president could dramatically change the game.feedback

Joe Hinrichs - Ford Motor

With the typical industry product cycle, which is five to six years, what we're going to launch (in 2024 to 2025) is already in the pipeline.feedback

Joe Phillippi

I don't think (Trump) understands the incredible spider web of the intricate auto industry supply chain.feedback

Carlos Ghosn - Renault

No matter what happens in the U.S., we will not change any of our plans for electrified vehicles and more efficient vehicles.feedback

Warren Beatty

Charlie Bluhdorn was a fan of Bonnie and Clyde and sent me the book … I read it. Sort of. And I said, Charlie, not another gangster movie!.feedback

Li Jie

While China is celebrating the launch of its first home-grown aircraft carrier, the country should also be mindful that the United States is possibly deploying its most advanced Ford-class supercarrier to the Asia-Pacific. The US is deliberately going to remind China that the generation gap between PLA navy and the US carrier strike groups as well as their fighting capabilities will be further enlarged when the carrier Gerald R. Ford is commissioned this year.feedback

Mark Schaller

The legacy of Mustang continues to grow, and in places it never reached before.feedback

Mark Fields - Ford Motor Company

So from the get-go, people can say, Oh, OK, I kind of get the gist of this guy. And so once you get that out of the way, then you can get on with the work. And then importantly, I have to live up to what I talked about in terms of my leadership. Because if the sleeves don't match the cuffs, people just think you're trying to manipulate them.feedback

Mark Fields - Ford Motor Company

I've always had the philosophy, always run to the fire. Run to those really challenging situations or businesses that you can learn a lot, but also contribute a lot.feedback

Mark Fields - Ford Motor Company

I'm the youngest of three boys. So listen, if you weren't fast at the kitchen table, or in sports, because you know, you get knocked around–that was part of it.feedback

Todd Blackadder - Ford Motor

With Ant and Rocco, the execution should have been straight under the bar and try time.feedback

Todd Blackadder - Ford Motor

I thought we had it there. To lose it the way we did was really disappointing. To come away with nothing and being knocked out is obviously disappointing, especially when we were only three minutes from a win and a chance to play in the final.feedback

Mona Mazjoub

I think there's clear and convincing evidence that your client poses a danger to the community.feedback

Hali Ford

I'm a little upset how little understanding Jeff is getting. Everyone makes mistakes – and that was a big mistake – but Jeff is an incredible person. Martin Luther King Jr. said, Hate cannot drive out hate – only love can do that.' I just feel like, in light of Jeff's circle of hate, we're just hating on him so hard and I just wish we wouldn't do that.feedback

Ozzy Lusth

I think it's a great opportunity for us as human beings watching a television show to look at the way that we treat transgender people and really reflect on the fact that we are all people and we all deserve equal rights. This shows that all people should be treated equally and we shouldn't make these people hide in the shadows any longer.feedback

Ozzy Lusth

Seeing it in person was shocking and we all knew it was going to have major consequences – but not to the extent that there have been. I think that Varner is reeling and he's really having to come to terms with what his desire to win the game led him to actually do to another person.feedback

Hali Ford

This is the core of Zeke's struggle and personal narrative for the past decade or more and to have him outed like that was just devastating. You could just feel his experience even when he was putting on this strong face.feedback

Steve Hansen

You've only got to look at the five-eighths [fly-halves]. A guy like Finn Russell has been playing really well and can't even make the team because they've got [Jonathan] Sexton, [Owen] Farrell and [Dan] Biggar there. You have also got young [George] Ford missing out. There is a lot of depth right through all the positions. The locks are the same, the loosies [back-row forwards] are the same.feedback

Eddie Jones

The squad have a great opportunity to represent their country and win for England. There are a few new faces in the set-up so every training session and team meeting will count. Dylan Hartley will lead the side again having captained excellently during the Six Nations and will be supported by vice-captains Mike Brown, Danny Care and George Ford. The Pumas are a physically aggressive side and they have become very good at playing unstructured rugby; we need to make sure we control the structural part of the game and our defence will play an absolutely crucial role.feedback

Stephanie Coontz

When young Americans are asked about their family aspirations, large majorities choose equally shared breadwinning and child-rearing if the option of family-friendly work policies is mentioned.feedback

Mona Chalabi

Whether the wife earns a little bit more or a lot more doesn't actually make much of a difference.feedback

George Lucas

She played a part that was very smart, and she was having to hold her own against two big lugs, goofballs that were screwing everything up. She was the boss. It was her war, and when I cast it, I said I want somebody young to play the part. I want somebody very young. When Carrie came in, she was that character. She was very strong, very smart, very funny, very bold, very tough, and there really wasn't much of a question. There are not very many people like her. They are one in a billion.feedback

Mark Hamill

How can you make it sound like it's spontaneous dialogue rolling off the tongue?feedback

George Lucas

He was right, it was a bit much. Although, it stuck in your brain.feedback

Elon Musk - Tesla Motors

This investor group should buy Ford stock. Their governance is amazing. Besides, I already said we'd add more independent members during SCTY merger. Will announce soon, but this group has nothing to do with it.feedback

Peter A. Nadosy

Everywhere I go, people want to know, What quartile are you in? Like it or not, that's the world we live in.feedback

Darren Walker

In time, I fervently believe, we will see a thriving, mature sector in which everyone can make impact investments that produce both sustainable financial returns and substantial social returns. Maybe it will take decades more to get there. But we'll never know if we don't make a start.feedback

Peter A. Nadosy

We're talking about 8 percent of the portfolio over 10 years. After Year 2 or 3, if it doesn't work, we'll slow down. If it goes well, we can go ahead even faster.feedback

Peter A. Nadosy

When we first started talking about this nine months ago, I was very wary. I'm on 10 different boards and investment committees. It's deeply ingrained that your goal is to maximize returns, because that's how performance is measured. I'm on two boards where clean technology and pollution are big issues. We invested in some ventures going back five or six years. They've been money-losers, by and large. They were good people and good ideas, but they haven't worked out.feedback

Peter A. Nadosy

I went from very skeptical to very excited. So you take a little more risk, and maybe get a slightly lower return. Why not? The goal is to help people.feedback

Elon Musk - Tesla Motors

Besides, I already said we'd add more independent members during [Solar City] merger. Will announce soon, but this group has nothing to do with it.feedback

Debi Bernardes

No matter what, unless you are a regular racer, no one is going to run a [personal record] on a hot day.feedback

Debi Bernardes

Too many athletes just drink a ton of water not realizing that they are actually flushing their store of electrolytes (remember, electrolytes are minerals that help to conduct electricity, which your muscles need to fire).feedback

Jeffrey Gundlach

As a car company alone, Tesla is crazy high valuation. As a battery company -- one that expands and innovates substantially -- maybe the valuation can work.feedback

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