Ford

25th September 2020

Ford Brings High Power Mach-E to Europe

Ford will bring its Tesla rivaling full performance Mustang Mach-E GT to Europe next year boasting a hypercar matching 0-62mph sprint of 3.7 seconds. The BEV will hit the...

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28th August 2020

Fintech’s Revenue Lessons for the Automaker

The pandemic lockdowns have seen merchants scrambling to find ways to let people buy and pick up food and products without getting out of the car. Yet some brands...

By Susan Kuchinskas

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28th August 2020

Ford Tests Bosch’s Automated Parking Technology

Ford is to start testing automated car parking technology that turns the vehicle into its own valet parker. The pilot is a joint experiment by the automaker, Bosch and...

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21st August 2020

Ford Peers Into Digital Accident Crystal Ball

Ford hopes new connectivity potentials could help its vehicles predict when there could be an accident and then avoid it. The automaker leads a consortium developing a predictive road...

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17th August 2020

Weekly Brief: Michigan’s AV-Only Highway is the Right Direction

The state of Michigan plans to build a self-driving car corridor from Detroit to Ann Arbor. Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer held a press conference last week to lay out...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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5th August 2020

Ford Pledges Negative Carbon Emissions for Spin by 2025

Ford’s micro-mobility arm, Spin, promises to become carbon emissions negative in its operations by 2025. The pledge to eliminate more carbon than it produces entails changing the way Spin...

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3rd August 2020

Weekly Brief: Pandemic Fails to Curb Driverless Advances

The potential profitability of self-driving technology was on display last week. Ford announced that despite its factories being closed for half of the second quarter because of COVID-19 while...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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22nd July 2020

Ford Unveils ‘NASCAR’ Mustang Mach-E

Ford has unveiled another host for its 1,414bhp BEV powertrain but this time one aimed at the race track. The Mustang Mach-E 1400 arrives hot on the heels of...

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7th July 2020

Software Standards for the Connected Car

By having cross-industry collaborations it becomes possible to define common software development standards. That’s the opinion of Adi Singh, product manager for the robotics and automotive verticals at Canonical....

By Graham Jarvis

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30th June 2020

Insurers See Virus’s Unexpected Boost for UBI

The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted lives and livelihoods globally but one of the most startling and apparent changes has been the rapid decline in vehicular traffic. Insurance industry experts...

By Robert Gray

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23rd June 2020

Ford Claims 17% Fuel Saving on Focus Mild Hybrid

Ford’s mild hybrid version of its new Focus claims a 17% fuel saving while delivering more power than the out-going gasoline equivalent. Employing the automaker’s 48-volt mild hybrid technology...

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22nd June 2020

Weekly Brief: Ford’s Hands-Free Assistance a Litmus Test for Autonomous

Ford has announced its long-anticipated hands-free technology will debut on the 2021 all-electric Mustang Mach-E, which hits dealership floors in late 2020. Unfortunately, Active Drive Assist won’t be released...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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