Not sure how that article was phrased, but it's not as bad as you think.
When Jac Nasser was head honco, he decided the Blue Oval was a logo only worthy of Ford-badged cars. Thus, the corporate logo became the script 'Ford Motor Company' logo. Ford have now decided to return the Blue Oval has the corporate logo to coincide with the 100 year anniversary, with a slight update to it's shading, but it'll still be the same script 'Ford' inside a Blue Oval.
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