Ford Smartens Up and Dumbs Cars Down

Since 2010, Ford has been aggressively pushing a touch-screen control system as a replacement to old-fashioned knobs and buttons on the dashboard. But guess what? Those knobs and buttons did the job pretty well—and drivers want them back.

How Ford Earned its Blue Oval Back

When Alan Mulally took over as CEO of Ford in September 2006, the storied automaker was losing money on every car it produced, staring at a $17 billion annual loss, and getting trounced by the likes of Honda and Toyota on the …