Phoebe Wall Howard, Detroit Free Press

Phoebe Wall Howard

Detroit Free Press

Detroit, MI, United States

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Recent articles by Phoebe:

It's official: Ford Maverick hybrid pickup locks down 42 mpg in the city

Ford Maverick EPA-estimated mileage rating exceeds company goals. → Read More

Mackinac Island tourism 'absolutely crazy,' sets revenue record in 2021

Mackinac Island businesses set revenue records during their all-time busiest summer. → Read More

Ford promotes 290 UAW members from temp to full-time ahead of schedule

Ford promotes hourly workers ahead of schedule at Kansas City Assembly in Claycomo, Missouri building F-150 and Transit Van. → Read More

UAW fight organizes Stellantis supplier in Marysville, adds 350 members immediately

UAW prevails at ZF Marysville with latest organizing effort at global automotive supplier. → Read More

How a Columbus man's simple box design is saving the auto industry millions of dollars

Simple design saves auto industry hundreds of millions of dollars: 'It's almost so stupid it's ridiculous' → Read More

Jeep exec talks smack about new competition as Ford digs in with off-road SUVs

Ford reveals an Expedition Timberline Off-Grid concept as the company goes after the Jeep market. → Read More

Ford sees third-quarter sales dip but latest data suggests strength, recovery

Ford sees 27.4% decline in sales but says business trending up for fourth quarter. → Read More

Ford goes all-in on electric vehicles with massive multibillion-dollar investment

The single biggest investment in the history of the 118-year-old automaker will pay for a new all-electric F-Series truck plant and three battery plants. → Read More

Ford goes all-in on electric vehicles with massive multibillion-dollar investment

The massive investment makes Ford Motor Co. a contender in a battle unfolding as automakers pivot from gas to electric. → Read More

Alexandra Ford English tapped as global merchandising director at Ford

Alexandra Ford English takes moves from merchandising at Tory Burch and Gap to Ford Motor Co. → Read More

Ford issues global recall on 2021 Mustang Mach-E for windshields that may pop out

Ford Mustang Mach-E vehicles built between Feb. 24, 2020, and July 18, 2021, may have been improperly bonded during the manufacturing process. → Read More

Ford Mustang Mach-E passes Michigan State Police test as 1st all-electric pursuit vehicle

Mustang Mach-E passes grueling police testing. → Read More

UAW: Stellantis Local 412 missing $2M in 'very elaborate embezzlement scheme'

A UAW audit found Local 412 in Warren had more than $2 million in misappropriated funds. The unit represents Stellantis workers, formerly Chrysler. → Read More

Ford partners with Tesla co-founder on battery recycling, better supply chain

Ford says it wants to improve its battery materials supply and address environmental concerns. → Read More

Ford's latest Expedition designed for off-roading, nature-loving families

The 2022 Ford Expedition, which will be revealed at Motor Bella on Tuesday, is designed for "adventure-seeking families," Ford said. → Read More

Ford confirms plan to double F-150 Lightning production, ramp up hiring

UAW celebrates job plan. → Read More

Ford: Gas leak at Flat Rock Assembly Plant fixed, Mustang production to resume

The fuel leak at the plant that makes the Ford Mustang released an estimated 1,400 gallons of unleaded gasoline into the area's sewer system. → Read More

Analysts yawn as Ford confirms itty bitty EcoSport will end sales in US in 2022

Sad for some, the Ford EcoSport will go away in mid-2022. → Read More

Ford slashes manufacturing operations in India, adds engineers and tech workers

Ford CEO Jim Farley is trying to end the multi-billion dollar operating losses in India with cuts. → Read More

How Ford will 'ease the pain' for Bronco customers facing long wait for vehicle

Ford urges dealers to show Bronco customers extra love during a time of frustration. → Read More