As General Motors closes plants and layoff thousands of workers, the Ford Motor Company is investing $1 billion in its Chicago assembly and stamping plants and adding 500 new jobs, as it prepares to launch three highly anticipated new SUVs that go on sale later this year, including the all-new Explorer.
FutureCar Staff 2019-02-07 18:09 PT
The Ford Motor Company finally confirmed yesterday that it is planning an electric F-150 pickup. The only problem is that it might take years to show up in dealer showrooms.
Eric Walz2019-01-17 13:23 PT
The Ford Motor Company and German automaker Volkswagen AG today announced an alliance to make both automakers more competitive, as the auto industry undergoes rapid transformation. The two automakers said they will collaborate to develop commercial vans and medium-sized pickup trucks.
FutureCar Staff 2019-01-15 11:37 PT
The Ford Motor Company announced earlier this month that it is exploring the use of graphene, a two-dimensional nano-material, for use in automotive parts. Ford says it the first automaker to incorporate graphene material in vehicle production.
Eric Walz2018-10-29 12:26 PT
President Trump’s escalating trade war with China has hit the automotive industry once again. The Ford Motor Company has cancelled plans to import the Focus Active, a new compact crossover it hoped to import to the U.S. market next year.
Eric Walz2018-08-31 16:56 PT
Autonomic, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ford Smart Mobility LLC, and Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to bring to China the Transportation Mobility Cloud (TMC), a standard transportation and mobility solution for connected vehicles developed by Autonomic.
Paul Young2018-08-14 12:16 PT
Ford Motor Company shared the first images this week of the new Territory, a mid-size SUV designed for China with an affordable price-tag and high-tech features. Ford is targeting new buyers in emerging cities with the new SUV.
Derrick Smith2018-08-10 17:34 PT
Workers at Ford Motor Company assembly plants are getting some assistance from exoskeleton technology, a wearable robotic vest that allows workers to lift heavy objects much more easily. It is also a way to prevent workplace injuries caused by repetitive tasks, such as bending, reaching and heavy lifting.
Jacky Ho2018-08-07 13:56 PT
Ford Motor Company has teamed up with researchers at Vanderbilt University to demonstrate that the widespread use of its adaptive cruise control can reduce traffic jams caused by drivers constantly accelerating and braking.
Eric Walz2018-06-29 12:51 PT
Ford Smart Mobility, the automaker’s subsidiary formed to design, build and invest in emerging mobility services, and China’s Zotye Auto have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to establish an electric vehicle solutions joint venture (JV) for China’s rapidly growing ride-hailing market.
Eric Walz2018-05-07 14:01 PT
Ford Motor Company, one of the most storied automotive brands, said it will stop producing full and mid-size sedans, as it shifts towards battery-powered SUVs, crossovers and light trucks.
Eric Walz2018-04-25 15:49 PT
Millions of drivers are able to upgrade their older Ford vehicles with some of this newer technology, thanks to Ford Motor Company’s new product called FordPass SmartLink.
Eric Walz2018-03-21 16:50 PT
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