Trucks have become so popular that a truck-not a car-holds the title of No. 1-selling vehicle in America.
A growing number of vehicles are currently being offered with automated systems that make it easy for those who tend to freeze up when it comes time to parallel parking.
Ford CEO Alan Mulally has become the frontrunner to replace Steve Ballmer as CEO of Microsoft, technology website AllThingsD reported on Thursday.
At least three of the top 20 investors in Microsoft want a turnaround expert to succeed Steve Ballmer as chief executive and have urged the technology giant's board to consider Ford Motor CEO Alan Mulally and Computer Sciences CEO Mike Lawrie for the job, several sources familiar with the matter said.
Alan Mulally, the president and CEO of Ford Motor, has told CNBC that he is committed to his job, playing down reports that he could leave the company earlier than expected.
With demand for its new Fusion surging, Ford has started additional production of the popular midsize car.
Ford, facing greater demand for its F-Series trucks, is adding a third shift and hiring more than a thousand new workers at its final assembly plant in Claycomo, Missouri where the popular F-150 pick-up is built, the auto maker said.
Ford reported quarterly earnings and revenue that surpassed analysts' expectations on Wednesday, with new car models helping to boost North American sales.
Francine Lacqua reports on Wednesday's top news headlines on Bloomberg Television's 'On The Move'.
America's big automakers enjoyed bumper sales in August as US consumers snapped up new cars and gave a boost to President Barack Obama's bailout of the industry.