Three questions for Ford’s new CEO

GUEST POST:  University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business  The future arrived early for Ford's new CEO, Jim Hackett, who recently replaced Mark Fields after the automobile giant lost patience with its former leader just three years into his tenure. David Kirsch, a management and entrepreneurship professor at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, says … Continue reading Three questions for Ford’s new CEO

Auto sales off to a slow start in 2017, but projections show another record year for auto industry

Following a strong close to 2016, January's retail new-vehicle seasonally adjusted annualized sales rate (SAAR) is expected to slow to 13.9 million units in 2017, down 200,000 units from last year, according to a forecast developed jointly by J.D. Power and LMC Automotive. U.S new-vehicle retail sales in January are expected to reach 874,400 units, … Continue reading Auto sales off to a slow start in 2017, but projections show another record year for auto industry