Tag: year

Pleasanton Unified outlines organizational goals for 2020-21 school year at workshop | News

A subset of key objectives, key performance indicators, and specific actions are listed for each goal. For example, the top listed goal calls for PUSD to “leverage personalized learning strategies and growth assessments to close achievement and opportunity gaps, as evidenced by CAASPP, district assessments and other metrics.”

Each goal also lists a subset of key objectives, key performance indicators, and specific actions to fulfill.

After several decades in the classroom, being a trustee is giving Carreon a new perspective on district matters, she said.

“When (the work plan) talks about learning, I never knew that was part of the

Read More

Sonic Automotive Schedules Release of 2020 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sonic Automotive, Inc. (“Sonic” or the “Company”) (NYSE:SAH), one of the nation’s largest automotive retailers, today announced it will release fiscal 2020 fourth quarter and full year financial results on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 by 7:00 A.M. (Eastern). Senior management will hold a conference call on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. (Eastern). Investor presentation and earnings press release materials will be accessible beginning the morning of the conference call on the Company’s website at ir.sonicautomotive.com.

To access the live broadcast of the call over the internet, please go to ir.sonicautomotive.com. For telephone access to

Read More

Bill Ford is Automotive News’ 2020 Indusry Leader of the Year

Ford says the decision makes business sense, especially as it ramps up its electric vehicle offerings. He also felt it was the right decision ethically, despite the political implications.

“I’ve always believed we should be looking long term,” he said. “I feel like I’m working for my children and grandchildren. Because of that, you have to ask yourself, what kind of world are they going to come into and inherit?”

One of the vehicles that will help Ford meet those stricter standards will be arriving on dealer lots within weeks: the Mustang Mach-E.

Ford was reluctant to allow the team

Read More

The Cars of 2020: Looking back at all the cars launched this year

This year was challenging for the automotive industry. The Taal ashfall (yes, that really happened this year), and the economic slowdown due to COVID-19 meant that new cars sales dropped. Still, car brands were quick to adopt to the times—introducing new offerings through video conferencing and even launching their respective virtual showrooms.

With that in mind, here are the new cars that were launched this year.

JANUARY

Ford Ranger FX4

Ford Philippines opened 2020 with the introduction of two new variants of its bestselling Ranger pickup truck—the FX4 in manual and automatic transmission guise (it was introduced as a 4×2

Read More

Bill Ford Named Automotive News Industry Leader Of The Year

This year has, without a doubt, been one of the most challenging in history for automakers. When the Detroit Big Three were forced to shut down production in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic earlier this year, it was an unprecedented move, especially considering the fact that Fiat Chrysler, Ford, and General Motors remain bitter rivals. But the smooth talks between them, spearheaded by Ford executive chairman Bill Ford, are one of the major reasons why the coordinated process actually worked.

It’s also one of the main reasons why Automotive News chose to name Bill Ford its Industry Leader of

Read More