ford Ford Reports Lower Than Expected First Quarter Earnings By Gordon Evans • Apr 29, 2015 Ford Motor Company released lower than expected first quarter earnings Tuesday. The automaker earned $924 million during the first part of this year. (WDET) Ford Post Pre-Tax Profit of $6.3-Million By Gordon Evans • Jan 29, 2015 Company says hourly workers will receive profit-sharing checks in March New Ford CEO to Take Over July 1 By Gordon Evans • May 1, 2014 Alan Mulally stepping down after eight years as company's CEO Auto companies fall on Fortune 500 list, SW Michigan companies move up By Rebecca Thiele • May 6, 2013 GM is now in seventh place instead of fifth. Ford Motor company was also moved down in rank on the Fortune 500 to tenth place. But Kellogg moved up 13 spots to number 192, and Stryker bumped up from 308 to 305.