It’s official.Ford has confirmed that Jim Hackett will be replacing Mark Fields as CEO. Unlike Fields who has been with Ford for over 28 years, Hackett has only been with the automaker a little over a year. The company has high hopes for his future with them though. It wants to strengthen operations, modernize Ford’s business model, and transform the future and think Hackett is the guy for the job.
Hackett was previously CEO of Steelcase and executive chairman of Ford Smart Mobility LLC so although he’s new to Ford, he’s not new to leadership. So it looks like there are some big changes coming soon for the Blue Oval.
This Sunday at 9am there’s all new tech from the shops. In Detroit Muscle it’s the start of a new project…an over the top giveaway drift Mustang. With some help from Pro Drifter Vaughn Gitten Jr. the Detroit Muscle crew takes on one of their wildest projects yet.
And this week on PowerNation Katie features the 1967 Gabriel El Camino that you can enter to win. Truck Tech’s Jeremy and LT haven’t finished it yet, but we wanted to show it to you now after the wild paint scheme Jeremy laid down. Gabriel’s Director of Marketing Jonathon Gore will join Katie to talk about the 50th anniversary of HiJacker Shocks and how this El Camino is a celebration of that. It has a 6L LS making about 550 horsepower and of course comes with HiJacker Shocks. Jeremy will stop by also to talk about how he painted it, including an amazing water droplet effect. Check it out this week on PowerNation. To enter you can visit www.Gabriel.com or www.PowerNationTV.com