Auto Services in Kansas
Auto Repair & Service, Truck Service & Repair
Address: 4400 College Blvd Ste 145, Leawood
Phone: (913) 345-9664
Auto Repair & Service, Automobile Body Repairing & Painting, Automobile Parts & Supplies
Address: 800 S 1st St, Liberty
Phone: (620) 331-3050
Auto Repair & Service, Automobile Air Conditioning Equipment, Automobile Air Conditioning Equipment-Service & Repair
Address: 319 Marion St, Easton
Phone: (913) 651-2079
Auto Repair & Service, Brake Repair, Auto Oil & Lube
Address: 3421 Gene Field Rd, Elwood
Phone: (816) 279-1572
Auto Repair & Service, Automobile Body Repairing & Painting, Dent Removal
Address: 10808 Cody St, Clearview-City
Phone: (913) 219-6580
Auto Repair & Service, Automobile Parts & Supplies, Auto Transmission
Address: 10008 E State Route 350, Prairie-Village
Phone: (816) 737-0101
Thu, 21 Mar 2013 10:15:00 EST
According to a report from Reuters, Ford is shelling out $750 million in a severance deal that will see the automaker close its facility in Genk, Belgium. The automaker reached this deal with the 4,000 hourly workers employed at the plant last week, which means the company will pay out an average of $187,500 per worker.
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:59:00 EST
Ford is still negotiating with the 300 salaried workers at the factory, which currently produces the Mondeo sedan. All told, Ford expects to lose around $2 billion in Europe thanks in no small part to the region's ongoing economic downturn, and two more plants are scheduled to be shut down in Europe this year. The company will log its $750 million payout under "special items" for this quarter.
As you may recall, Ford took a similar path in the US back in 2009 when the domestic market took a spill. Back then, the company shelled out around $50,000 per employee with at least one year of experience, plus either $25,000 toward a new car or an extra cash payment of $20,000. It would seem the cost of closing plants in Belgium is a much harder pill to swallow than in the States...
Ford's long-dormant Escort nameplate returned affixed to a sedan concept at last year's Shanghai Motor Show. While not exactly a beauty, it showed a clean, straightforward take on Ford's current styling. The Blue Oval said at the time that it wanted to create a model that was stylish "but not one that is arrogant or pretentious." Job done. A year later, it looks like the minimalist vehicle might make its production debut at the Beijing Motor Show.
Tue, 07 Jan 2014 16:32:00 EST
Autocar claims that the streetgoing version has been confirmed to it for the upcoming show, but so far, Ford isn't saying. If unveiled, the Escort is likely to be produced locally for the Chinese market with a domestic partner. Powertrain details remain a secret, but it seems highly likely that any production model would use a small three- or four-cylinder engine and front-wheel drive. Sales in other major world markets like ours are unlikely, but a test car was recently spotted in Europe.
Autoblog contacted Ford for confirmation, but the automaker demurred, with a spokesperson saying only, "At the moment, we are not confirming any vehicles planned for the show." It looks like we will have to wait to know for sure.
The news keeps pouring in from the Consumer Electronics Show now underway in Las Vegas, and the latest comes from Ford which has announced two new apps for its Sync AppLink system.
First up is a cooperative app launched by Ford together with Domino's Pizza that lets drivers of the former order pizza from the latter right from their car. The service allows those with Ford Sync AppLink in their car or truck and are registered with a Domino's Pizza Profile to place an order for their favorite pie using Dearborn's voice-recognition software for either pickup or delivery. Save your information in your Pizza Profile and it'll be sent to your house without even the push of a button, which strikes us as awesome a use of technology as we've ever seen.