Emergency services are out in force in Farley Hill this afternoon after a teenage boy was stabbed in the leg. A Beds Police spokesman said: “Emergency services were called at around 4pm to Priestleys in the Farley Hill area of Luton, to a report that a 15-year-old boy had sustained a stab wound to the leg. “The boy has been taken to hospital and officers remain on scene to offer assurance to local residents. “No arrests have been made at this time and enquiries are ongoing.“If anyone has any information that could assist us with our enquiries, please call us on 101, quoting reference 240 of April 16.”On Saturday, a confrontation between ten people on Barton Road led to a man being stabbed and a section of the A6 closed.Another man was stabbed by a masked gang in Marsh Road, Leagrave on April 4. Man charged after drug warrants executed in Luton, Dunstable and Leighton Buzzard … [Read more...] about Teenage boy stabbed in the leg in Farley Hill
Phoebe Wall Howard Detroit Free Press Published 8:07 AM EDT Apr 10, 2019 Ford Motor Co. announced Wednesday it will split leadership of the company under CEO Jim Hackett between two top lieutenants. Joe Hinrichs will guide automotive manufacturing and operations globally and Jim Farley will lead automotive 2.0 and the future that includes driverless vehicles. This "accelerates progress" on global business redesign and product resurgence, the company said in a news release. Ford said: Farley is appointed president, new businesses, technology and strategy, and will oversee strategy, Ford smart mobility, Ford autonomous vehicles and research and advanced engineering, corporate partnerships and global data operations. Hinrichs is appointed president, automotive, and will oversee Ford’s more traditional global operations, including product development, purchasing, manufacturing, and marketing and sales, and the company’s global business units: North … [Read more...] about Ford names Joe Hinrichs, Jim Farley to new top leadership roles
Ricardo Alonso-zaldivar and Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press Updated 9:14 pm PST, Sunday, January 27, 2019 FILE - In this Tuesday, July 3, 2018 file photo, a device which delivers naloxone lies on a counter as a health educator gives instructions on how to administer it in the Brooklyn borough of New York. FILE - In this Tuesday, July 3, 2018 file photo, a device which delivers naloxone lies on a counter as a health educator gives instructions on how to administer it in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Photo: Mary Altaffer, AP Photo: Mary Altaffer, AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 FILE - In this Tuesday, July 3, 2018 file photo, a device which delivers naloxone lies on a counter as a health educator gives instructions on how to administer it in the Brooklyn … [Read more...] about Q&A: Feds tackle opioid epidemic, but is it helping?
Alexandra Semenova and Keith Naughton Bloomberg News Published 10:39 PM EST Jan 27, 2019 Ford Motor Co.’s haul from selling just pickups and commercial vehicles rivals household-name companies including IBM and Boeing. Revenue from the automaker’s truck and van business totaled $72 billion in 2017, Ford disclosed in two presentations to investors in as many weeks. That’s more than the trailing 12-month sales of U.S. companies including Intel Corp., Walt Disney Co. and PepsiCo Inc., according to data compiled by Bloomberg. As Chief Executive Officer Jim Hackett engineers an $11 billion restructuring of Ford, its massive pickup and van business will play a foundational role. The rise of online shopping is dramatically increasing demand for vehicles best suited to deliver packages to doorsteps. In one indication ofjust how desirable the once-dreary commercial-vehicle segment has become, the world’s largest automaker, Volkswagen AG, just teamed up with Ford … [Read more...] about Ford tops Pepsi, Disney with revenue from pickups, vans
Ian Thibodeau The Detroit News Published 1:41 PM EST Jan 25, 2019 Ford Motor Co. CEO Jim Hackett wants his employees to "bury" 2018 "in a deep grave" and focus on driving company profit margins to double those reported last year, according to an internal company-wide email obtained by The Detroit News. "I made a comment saying 'I’m not happy with 2018.' I’m not," Hackett wrote in a Thursday email to employees. "That doesn’t mean I’m unhappy with you or your colleagues, but we can’t become who we need to be if we accept mediocre results. And 2018 was mediocre by any standard." Ford reported its full-year profits fell more than 50 percent last year compared to 2017. Using the company's adjusted financial results, Ford's global business pulled in a $7 billion profit, operating at a 4.4 percent margin. Hackett in his email to employees said the automaker should be targeting double that, or a $14 billion profit, if the company is to hit … [Read more...] about Ford CEO to employees: Put 2018 ‘in a deep grave’