The Ford Motor Company (also known as simply Ford) is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. It was founded by Henry Ford and incorporated on June 16, 1903. The company sells automobiles and commercial vehicles under the Ford brand and most luxury cars under the Lincoln brand. Ford also owns Brazilian SUV manufacturer, Troller, and performance car manufacturer FPV. In the past it has also produced tractors and automotive components. Ford owns a 2.1% stake in Mazda of Japan, a 15% stake in Aston Martin of the United Kingdom, and a 49% stake in Jiagling of China.
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    …. Burdine, 450 U.S. 248, 253 (1981))). Some circuits have found, albeit without much in the way of explanation, that a plaintiff must prove but-for causation as part of the prima facie case of retaliation. See EEOC v. Ford Motor Co., 782 F.3d 753, 770 (6th Cir. 2015) (en banc); Ward v. Jewell, 772 F.3d 1199, 1203 (10th Cir. 2014). We decline now…

    Lamberton Law Firm, LLC- 15 readers -
  • How Effective Are Automatic Brakes?

    …, and torso injuries due to the sudden thrust forward of the body against the seatbelt. Effectiveness of Automatic Brakes To reduce the prevalence of rear-end collisions, several automakers, including Audi, BMW, Ford, General Motors, and Honda, have committed to a plan that adds automatic emergency braking on virtually all new vehicles by 2022. The IIHS…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 15 readers -
  • When Cheap Car Parts Are Used for Repairs

    …, the vehicle’s owner drives away in their Ford car assuming that a genuine Ford part was used to repair their vehicle when a cheaper, generic part was used. However, the investigation found that in many, if not most, instances, the vehicle owners were not being notified when the generic parts were being used in lieu of a more expensive, safer…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 27 readers -
  • “Affluenza” Teen Being Investigated

    … “Affluenza” Teen Being Investigated Posted by Matthew Sharp under Criminal Law, DWI/DUI, Probation December 16, 2015 The Case of the “Affluenza” Teen In 2013, a Texas teenager named Ethan Couch made headlines after he was involved in a fatal crash after consuming alcohol. Many people were outraged after the teenager was punished with a sentence…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 40 readers -
  • Issues with Crash Avoidance Technology

    … new vehicle they build. These manufacturers include: · Audi · Ford · Mazda · Toyota · Volvo · BMW · General Motors · Mercedes-Benz · Tesla · Volkswagon You cannot always rely on crash avoidance systems Though these systems do protect motorists from accidents and resulting injuries, they are not infallible. If fact, the following are some…

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  • Motor Vehicle Recalls: Should You Be Worried?

    … recommendations by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. This can happen if the vehicle fails to meet safety specifications set by the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, which is required of all domestic and international cars. The NHTSA issues a court order to compel the manufacturer to act. The NHTSA can intervene if a specific motor…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 38 readers -
  • Auto Defects

    … It seems that we’re often reading or hearing in the news about cars or SUVs being recalled because of some defective part. Defective auto parts can be the cause of crashes that result in serious injuries to the people involved, making automotive defects hazardous for drivers, passengers, and pedestrians. According to statistics published…

  • My Seatbelt Failed And I Suffered Unnecessary Injury

    … matter? Today people expect seatbelts to keep them inside their seat and prevent collision with the steering wheel, dashboard, or windshield in the event of an accident.1 Those expectations did not exist a few decades back in America’s transportation history. Sixty years ago seat belts were just emerging as an optional feature in Volvo, Ford…

    Bruning Legal- 10 readers -
  • Famous Automotive Recalls in History

    … of the affected vehicles. ಠ_ಠ While this post seems to harp on Ford, it is important to note that among major automakers, Ford is second, behind General Motors, in total recalls issued (not considering the recent Takata airbag recalls). Ford’s has recalled .93 cars for every one manufactured vehicle. That’s bad, but nowhere near as bad as Hyundai. Hyundai’s…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 51 readers -
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